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.
The City of Guelph is proud to congratulate Linamar Corporation, headquartered in Guelph, on a major development project that will bring 1,200 new jobs to the city over the next 10 years and retain 1,500 current jobs.
Homegrown company, Rowan Williams Davies & Irwin Incorporated (RWDI) will be relocating its international corporate headquarters from 650 Woodlawn Road West to 600 Southgate Drive. This building purchase in the Hanlon Business Park provides the company with the capacity to expand its operations, making a long term commitment to continue business within the city.
Media release originally issued by Ramboll Danish Ramboll is opening an office in Guelph from where the 11,000 person strong… Continue reading Scandinavian experts to help implement Guelph District Energy System
Würth Canada Limited’s new Canadian headquarters is now officially open in the Hanlon Creek Business Park.
Central facility will provide hot water, heating and air conditioning to units Guelph, On, August 26, 2014 — River Mill Condo… Continue reading Tricar’s River Mill Condos will connect to Guelph’s Galt District Energy System
Delegation meets with Provincial ministers to discuss local priorities in economic development, wellbeing, and community ener… Continue reading Guelph makes an impression at Association of Municipalities of Ontario conference
The creation of a development company fulfills both the corporate strategic direction of innovation in local government and the objectives of Guelph Municipal Holding Incorporated.
Guelph, ON, July 15, 2014 – Partners in the Innovation Supercluster consortium – including the Mayors of Kitchener, Waterloo,… Continue reading Ontario re-confirms commitment to expanded GO service for Guelph and Kitchener-Waterloo corridor
Framework, planning tool mark a shift in Guelph’s approach to city building Guelph, On, June 19, 2014 – Guelph City Council h… Continue reading Council unanimously endorses Enterprise Framework
Guelph City Council has approved the secondary plan for the 436 hectare (1,077 acre) plot of land known as the Guelph Innovation District located South of York Road and East of Victoria Road North which is expected to be home to close to 7,000 people and 9,000 jobs. The plan includes an innovative mix of land uses, including a new urban village, a mixed-use main street, a research park and an adaptive re-use area around the historic reformatory complex.
WaterTAP Ontario and Ontario Clean Technology Alliance invite more global companies to take advantage of province’s robust wa… Continue reading Ontario number one water patent jurisdiction in the world according to Water Technology Acceleration Project
April 29, 2014 Guelph is the first city in North America to announce and pursue a long-term plan for a city-wide thermal ener… Continue reading District energy, energy prices, and property taxes
Visit to focus on water, energy and agri-food technologies GUELPH, ON, April 28, 2014 – Mr. Anne van Leeuwen, Consul General… Continue reading Dutch Consul General visits Guelph
Envida Community Energy Inc. receives 20-year electricity contract from Ontario Power Authority Guelph, On, April 10, 2014 —… Continue reading Combined heat and power facility announced for Hanlon Creek Business Park
Hannover, Germany, Hannover Messe 2014, April 7, 2014 – As a key contributor to the dominant concentration of clean technolog… Continue reading Ontario’s clean tech ecosystem thrives thanks to Sustainable Development Technology Canada
To ensure Guelph’s updated DC rates reflect the population forecasted in Ontario’s Places to Grow Act—43,000 new residents an… Continue reading Complete Development Charges Background Study
Attention: News editors, photo editors Guelph, On, February 24, 2014 – On Wednesday, February 26, the City and several commun… Continue reading Baker District spurs Guelph Investment Fund discussion
Guelph, ON, February 14, 2014 – Guelph will promote itself as a gateway to the North American market for energy-related busin… Continue reading Guelph delegation travels to Germany to promote economic development, community energy
Innovation Guelph and the City of Guelph announced the launch of the Connect Guelph Portal at the 2014 Economic Summit held in January. A one-stop access point to local, regional and national business support services and programs.
Guelph is the first community in North America to establish and announce a plan for a city-wide energy network for heating and cooling and hot water.
Before approving Guelph’s up2014 Development Charges By-law, Council will consider the following information, comments from members of the development community and their representatives on the Peer Review Team.
The cities of Kitchener, Waterloo and Guelph, the Region of Waterloo and partners in the region’s technology and financial services sectors, including Communitech, Google Canada, Open Text, Desire2Learn, Manulife, and The Co-operators, are calling on the provincial government to provide full two-way GO Train service on the Kitchener Line by including an allocation for this service in the 10-year capital portion of the 2014 provincial budget.
Guelph, On, November 27 – Join the Ontario Ministry of Transportation and the City of Guelph as they celebrate the official o… Continue reading Hanlon Expressway/Laird Road provincial interchange ceremonial opening
Guelph, On, November 8, 2013 – On Tuesday, November 12, Guelph’s Corporate Administration, Finance and Enterprise Committee w… Continue reading Framing Guelph’s economic growth
Guelph to lower fees for non-residential developments Guelph, ON, November 8, 2013 – The City is inviting the development com… Continue reading City invites community input on proposed Development Charges
2013-14 Development Charge (DC) Update To ensure Guelph’s updated DC rates reflect the population forecasted in Ontario’s Pla… Continue reading 2013 Development Charges Study and By-law Staff Report
The City estimates what new services will be needed to accommodate Guelph’s growing population, and uses this information to… Continue reading Proposed 2014 Development Charges
To ensure Guelph’s updated DC rates reflect the population forecasted in Ontario’s Places to Grow Act—43,000 new residents and 32,000 new jobs by the year 2031—the City conducted a background study including a peer review by two individuals selected by the development community with expertise in growth and demographic forecasting, and engineering.
Rather than introducing a number of new initiatives, the proposed 2014 Tax-supported Operating Budget sets the stage for the City to continue to deliver on important work already underway.
The City of Guelph and business partner organizations announce the launch of the Grow Guelph business retention and expansion program. A community-wide effort to investigate opportunities that improve the profitability of local businesses, acknowledge their inherent value to the community, develop relevant business resources and programs and further the economic development of the region.
Community members are invited to a public meeting to provide input on the City’s proposed development charges by-law and unde… Continue reading November 18 public meeting to discuss Development Charges (DCs)
Guelph, On, October 16, 2013 – Imagine St. George’s Square as a lively year-round destination—a place that offers a broad ran… Continue reading City seeks public input into rethinking St. George’s Square
Wellington County, On, October 2, 2013 – Taste • Real has been honoured with the Brand Identity award by the Economic Develop… Continue reading Taste • Real wins Economic Development Association of Canada Award
It has been confirmed that investment firm Raymond James Ltd. will occupy a planned 5,000 sq ft building on recently purchased land in the Hanlon Creek Business Park.
Guelph companies showcasing at the Canadian Manufacturing Technology Show, Integrated Metal Products, R. N Manufacturing LTD and Co-operative Education & Career Services, University of Guelph
Guelph, ON, Friday, September 6 – On September 17, Guelph’s Community and Social Services Committee will receive a report rec… Continue reading Staff recommends review of in house tourism services
Guelph, ON, August 29, 2013 – Earlier today, Standards & Poor’s Rating Services (Standards & Poor’s) increased Guelph… Continue reading Guelph credit rating upgraded to AA+
HGS Canada will not be building a new 500 person facility in Guelph as was proposed in early June 2013. This decision comes after extensive market research conducted by the company which included a job fair promoted by the City of Guelph.
Enhancements will better serve business community Guelph, On, July 5, 2013 – The City of Guelph has completed the development… Continue reading City poised to implement improved processes for planning and development
Guelph hosted 28 representatives from the Ontario Ministry of Economic Development, Trade and Employment. Stationed in China, England, France, Germany, India, Japan, Mexico and the United States of America
Agencies and organizations invited to propose new business model for tourism services Guelph, ON, June 7, 2013 – Today, the C… Continue reading Guelph exploring new ways to encourage tourism
Würth Canada Limited takes its first physical step to moving its Eastern Canadian operations to the City of Guelph, with the ground breaking ceremony of the future office and warehouse buildings held today.
The media is invited on Thursday, June 6 when Wurth Canada will officially break ground on its new 100,000 sq. ft. head office and distribution facility in the new Hanlon Creek Business Park.
The City of Guelph and HGS Canada Inc. have announced the dates of an upcoming job fair where the contact centre company, HGS Canada will evaluate the local employment market. The event is part of the next site selection process for the global company who is looking at a potential 500 employee site in the area. The site would create hundreds of quality new jobs, which includes both frontline, business support and management level positions.
The media is invited on May 15 when Hitachi will officially open its doors to the new state of the art 166,900 sq. ft. 32 million dollar expansion. This addition hopes to increase its production capacity to 30% worldwide market share for mining trucks and increase its employee compliment of 400 to 800-975 persons in Guelph by 2018.
Today $55,000 has been awarded to Guelph Economic Development by the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada through the Invest Canada – Community Initiatives program.
The Ontario Clean Technology Alliance is attending Hannover MESSE, the world’s leading industrial technology showcase with 180,000-plus visitors, with news of a milestone order by Samsung Renewable Energy Inc. (Samsung) and Pattern Energy Group LP (Pattern) for the supply and commissioning of 124 wind turbines for the South Kent Wind project.
On January 15, 2013, Mayor Karen Farbridge and Wellington County’s Warden, Chris White, called together 100+ business representatives from within the region for an inaugural Guelph-Wellington Economic Summit.
Chicago, IL – 2012 PLMA Private Label Trade Show – Nov. 12, 2012 – The Canadian agri-food sector’s leading “store brand,” the… Continue reading Ontario Food Cluster takes its team to Chicago to attract fast-growth store brand market to “Canada’s kitchen”