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Lowest jobless rate in Canada

September 16, 2011

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Guelph is in the news as having the lowest unemployment rate in Canada. There are a whole bunch of reasons and people behind our community’s success. This article in the Guelph Mercury about the growing Water Cluster in Guelph tells one of the stories about what is happening in Guelph that is setting us apart: Water […]

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Local company receives funding, City a partner

September 1, 2011

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ENPAR Technologies – local Guelph company – announced that it has been awarded funding in the amount of $341,644 by the Ontario Ministry of Research and Innovation to conduct final tests of its AmmEL System at the City of Guelph’s Waste Water Treatment Plant. ” The City of Guelph Waste Water Services is supporting the […]

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Research and commercialization partnerships, Part 2

August 31, 2011

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In an earlier post, I talked about unique partnerships that benefit the City and taxpayers, help attract jobs and investment, and create opportunities to make a difference beyond our city boundaries. Here is another great example. On the invitation of the Ontario Ministry of Research and Innovation, the City has struck a partnership with Mey-na, […]

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Research and commercialization partnerships

August 25, 2011

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Our Wasterwater Treatment Department has a strong and successful history of seeking out unique partnerships with the private sector and research institutions.  These partnerships benefit the City and taxpayers and make a difference beyond our city boundaries. And the same opportunity to create jobs and attract investment in the energy sector also  exists for Guelph […]

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City uses methane gas from the Wastewater treatment Facility to fuel vehicle

December 4, 2010

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The strength of the City’s Community Energy Initiative is the integrated approach it takes to looking at energy efficiency and generation. This is a great example of that integrated thinking. A new pilot project underway will allow the City of Guelph to fuel a City vehicle with methane gas generated from the Wastewater Treatment Facility. […]

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