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Showcasing Water Innovation

March 25, 2013

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Canada Water Week 18-24 March

March 19, 2013

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 This week is Canada Water Week whose theme is “I Love My Water Body: Engaging Communities for Living Waters.”  The City’s Water Services Department has partnered with the University of Guelph’s School of Engineering and the Ontario Centres of Excellence for hosting the first ever H20 Go Festival: An Engaging Celebration of Water.  More information […]

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Guelph featured with Timmins and Fredericton in Globe and Mail – Toward greener, smarter cities

April 20, 2012

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News from globeandmail.com Toward greener, smarter cities Friday, April 20, 2012 Environmentally friendly initiatives help cities cut down on pollution and lower their energy costs, among other benefits NICK ROCKEL Special to The Globe and Mail When Fredericton Mayor Brad Woodside delivered the 2006 State of the City address, he put aside his prepared remarks. […]

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Talking water conservation on World Water Day

March 23, 2012

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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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Talking about Blue Built Homes on Rogers TV

July 29, 2011

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Here’s an interview I did on Inside Guelph about the City’s Blue Built Home program.

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Launch of Blue Built Home program

June 30, 2011

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Today I launched the City’s latest water-efficiency program – the Blue Built Home program – along with representatives from Reid’s Heritage Homes, Sloot Construction, and Terra View Homes, local builders who are all participating in the program. Blue Built Homes use between 24 to 54 per cent less water than typical homes – representing between […]

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