Guelph City Council voted to continue researching possible mergers between Guelph Hydro Electric Systems Inc. and other publicly-owned electricity utility companies.
The City has successfully secured $25,000 from Global Affairs Canada thanks to funding from the Government of Canada, to raise Guelph’s business friendly profile among Canadian and foreign investors.
Guelph, Ont., May 19, 2017 – Mayor Cam Guthrie is applauding the inclusion of Guelph as a station stop on a proposed high-spe… Continue reading High speed rail will unlock extraordinary new opportunities for Guelph
Guelph, Ont., May 8, 2017– Fusion Homes celebrated two major milestones in The Metalworks development today, cutting t… Continue reading The Metalworks celebrates ribbon cutting and ground breaking
Guelph is the most attractive city for real estate investment value in Canada, according to MoneySense’s 2017 Where to Buy Now list.
Guelph, Ont., April 10, 2017– Guelph has ranked tenth best small city for foreign direct investment in fDi Magazine’s America… Continue reading Guelph ranks among top cities in the Americas for foreign direct investment
Guelph, Ont., March 31, 2017 – The Guelph-Wellington Local Immigration Partnership (GWLIP) is pleased to announce the recipie… Continue reading Global Advantage Business Awards recipients named
On March 7, 2017, Guelph was featured in the Perspective Marketing insert which was distributed throughout Southern Ontario i… Continue reading Perspective Guelph 2017
City’s Water Services and Planning departments to test new tools Guelph, Ont., February 23, 2017 – The City of Guelph’s Civic… Continue reading Pilot programs announced as Guelph wraps first round of Civic Accelerator
Guelph, Ont., December 9, 2016 – The Guelph Wellington Local Immigration Partnership (GWLIP) is accepting nominations for the… Continue reading Global Advantage Business Awards celebrate business leadership, innovation in Guelph
After a three month evaluation process, Synexis Canada Limited has selected Guelph as the location of its first Canadian corporate headquarters.
Today, the Business Centre Guelph-Wellington celebrates its move to 14 Macdonell Street (the former Guelph Mercury building) with a ribbon cutting ceremony and open house.
Canada-wide industry award recognizes Guelph’s submission as first among four finalists Guelph, Ont., November 30, 2016—Canad… Continue reading City wins award for brownfield site development guidelines
Guelph, Ont., October 28, 2016 – Today, local success story Rowan Williams Davies & Irwin Incorporated (RWDI) offici… Continue reading RWDI officially opens new 130,000 square foot, state-of-the-art testing facility in Guelph
Guelph, Ont, October 25, 2016 – Last week, three local businesses expanded their global presence at Salon International de l’… Continue reading Local businesses go global at world’s largest food exhibition
Guelph has been ranked as Canada’s fourth best large city to start and grow a business by the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB).
Economic Development, grand opening, investment
1080 Southgate Drive will retain its certification for two years, though it is expected to attract investment well before then.
Guelph, Ont., August 23, 2016 – A new initiative—Newcomers on Board—is creating opportunities for newcomers and organizations… Continue reading Guelph initiative creates new opportunities for newcomers, organizations
The City of Guelph’s new Civic Accelerator, which turns the City into a research, development and commercialization lab for civic technology, has selected winners for the Planning Notifications and Water Data challenges issued on June 20.
The City’s economic development division has been successful in their application for $35,000 from Global Affairs Canada, through the Invest Canada – Community Initiatives (ICCI) program.
City Council will be presented with the first status report for the Community Energy Initiative (CEI) Update process on Monda… Continue reading City provides first status report on the Community Energy Initiative (CEI) update
On July 5, 2016, City staff presented the Integrated Operational Review annual report. The report described our accomplishments so far, outlined next steps, and emphasized the need to continuously modernize and improve the City’s approach to planning and development applications.
The Civic Solutions Accelerator is a partnership with Innovation Guelph, Canada’s Open Data Exchange, Guelph Chamber of Commerce and the University of Guelph’s CBaSE.
To prevent weeds, grass and other plants from interfering with railway operations, the Guelph Junction Railway is performing weed control along Guelph Junction Railway tracks between Woodlawn Road and Victoria Road.
Guelph, Ont., June 1, 2016 – On Wednesday, June 22, the City of Guelph and the Age-Friendly Guelph Leadership Team are hostin… Continue reading Is your business age friendly?
Guelph City Council supports the idea of a mixed-use commercial, residential and affordable housing development at 200 Beverley Street—the former International Malleable Iron Company (IMICo) property.
Guelph, Ont, April 27, 2016 – Long-time local business, Halwell Mutual Insurance Company broke ground on the… Continue reading Groundbreaking Ceremony welcomes Halwell Mutual Insurance Company to the Hanlon Creek Business Park
Community participation and ownership integral to CEI’s future success Guelph, Ont., April 27, 2016 – Council unanimously app… Continue reading Guelph’s Community Energy Initiative Update gets green light
Guelph, Ont., March 8, 2016 – The Guelph Municipal Holdings Inc. (GMHI) Board of Directors has appointed Pankaj Sardana to th… Continue reading New Chief Executive Officer Appointed for Guelph Hydro Electric Systems Inc. and Envida Community Energy Inc.
Guelph, Ont., March 8, 2016 – Guelph City Council is announcing governance changes to Guelph Municipal Holdings Inc. Guelph M… Continue reading City Council restructures Guelph Municipal Holdings Inc.
Today, General Manager of Business, Development and Enterprise, Peter Cartwright announced Barbara Maly as the City’s new manager of economic development, filling a vacant position after a staff retirement this past fall.
The GJR volunteer board of directors will continue to provide strategic governance and direction to City staff to achieve the railway’s objectives.
City staff recommends funding scenario for comprehensive parking program Guelph, Ont., November 5, 2015 – On November 18, mem… Continue reading Parking Master Plan to be presented November 18
Guelph, ON, October 28, 2015 – On Monday, November 2, City staff will carry out trials in three tree pits along Carden Street… Continue reading City to test vertical drain option on Carden Street tree pits
Public invited to attend open houses, take survey to inform Parking Master Plan Guelph, ON, September 4, 2015 – The City of G… Continue reading City develops four possible scenarios to fund downtown parking
Guelph, ON, September 3, 2015 – A new crane will soon be dotting downtown Guelph’s skyline as Fusion Homes officially broke g… Continue reading Construction begins on Fusion Homes’ Metalworks
The City is working with CBRE to market this site to potential investors. CBRE has expertise in marketing brownfields like 200 Beverley Street.
Today, Guelph Mayor Cam Guthrie joined European and North American Oerlikon dignitaries, customers, suppliers and local guests in celebrating the grand opening of Oerlikon Balzers’ (Canada) state-of-the art, 30,000 square foot coating centre at 935A Southgate Dr.
Guelph’s IOR Annual Report illustrates significant cultural shift Guelph, ON, June 29, 2015 – The City of Guelph has released… Continue reading City improving development planning processes
Media are invited to join Mayor Cam Guthrie and international guests in the opening of Guelph’s newest manufacturing facility, Oerlikon Balzers (Canada), located at 935A Southgate Dr.
Hammond Manufacturing broke ground today on a new 118,000 square foot manufacturing facility which is expected to be completed by the end of this year, will add 55 jobs to Hammond’s Guelph operations.
Island, wayfinding project to enhance visitor experience in Guelph’s downtown Guelph, ON, June 12, 2015 – This summer, pedest… Continue reading City creating temporary pedestrian island on Macdonell Street
Guelph, ON, May 29, 2015 – Guelph has been selected for DestinationNEXT, a global strategic tourism initiative to help grow l… Continue reading Guelph selected for global strategic tourism initiative
On May 12, 2015, Guelph became Canada’s 20th Fair Trade Town. Many local retailers make and sell certified fair trade products, and the City uses fair trade beverages during events at City Hall. Learn more and get involved at http://fairtrade.ca
Business in Focus magazine has published an 8 page article titled “Smart, Sustainable Growth” that features Guelph’s integrat… Continue reading Business in Focus articles Guelph
Guelph, On, March 6, 2015 – The Guelph Wellington Local Immigration Partnership (GWLIP) will host its fifth annual Immigratio… Continue reading Immigration event helps create a more welcoming community
NSF International broke ground on a new facility in Guelph on February 20 at the University of Guelph’s Research Park North. T
he City is hosting an open house to share information and answer questions about redeveloping the brownfield site at 200 Beverley Street– the former International Malleable Iron Company (IMICo) property.
The Grow Guelph Business Retention and Expansion (BR+E) program has been honoured by the Economic Development Council of Ontario (EDCO) with an award of excellence in Public-Private Partnership for a population of 50,000-250,000. The program also received honourable mention in the Strategic Plans and Initiatives 50,000-250,000 category.