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Inside Guelph: Happy 50th anniversary, U of G!

June 17, 2014

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In case you missed it…

May 13, 2014

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Readers of the Globe and Mail may have seen this insert called Perspective Guelph in today’s paper. This edition is a celebration of the 50th anniversary of the University of Guelph. It also has lots of great information for those thinking about living, working, studying, or investing in Guelph.

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Building Potential in a big way

October 1, 2012

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I attended the launch of the Building Potential capital campaign to build a new athletics facility at the University of Guelph this morning. I was really impressed by the remarks of Tom Kendall, Director of Athletics, and the vision for the new facility so I have posted them below. Students are contributing $40 million to this facility.  […]

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Students in the Community – Student Volunteer Connections

April 22, 2012

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Town and Gown

March 20, 2012

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While I know there would have been residents impacted by St. Patrick’s Day festivities over the weekend, the excellent work of our Guelph Police Services and By-law Enforcement Officers to “anticipate and defuse problems”, as Fred noted, meant that these weekend events did not overshadow the good news events on the weekend – like College Royal. […]

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Council’s Role and Record – Planning and Development

February 16, 2012

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A report is going to committee next week summarizing the changes made to improve our development approvals process and the next steps to further streamline the process. For background, see three previous posts: Let’s be Candid, Let’s be Candid – Part 2, Let’s be Candid – Part 3.  Some of the comments of those interviewed to identify […]

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World Record Challenge to support famine relief

September 13, 2011

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University of Guelph student Gavin Armstrong is seeking to set a World Record this Saturday by packaging 150,000 famine relief meals for Haiti in one hour. You can read about it in the Guelph Mercury here. He’s going to need a lot of volunteers – at least 1500! – to pull it off. You can register […]

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