Left, Patricia Pizziola, Annette McMaster, manager of Sponsorships with the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation, and Alexa… Continue reading City of Guelph named 2017 Municipality of the Year
Kealy Dedman, Guelph’s City Engineer and General Manager of Engineering and Capital infrastructure Services, received the Public Works Leader of the Year award from the Ontario Public Works Association (OPWA) at its annual conference.
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 is among Ontario’s most liked, most followed cities online
Guelph Museums staff. left, Jessica Gibson, Linda Kearns, Kathleen Wall, Val Harrison, Tammy Adkin, Bev Dietrich, Ken Irvine,… Continue reading Ontario Museum Association announces 2016 Awards of Excellence Recipients
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).
Guelph ranked the third best city in Canada to raise a family – ReadersDigest.ca
Guelph, Ont., August 24, 2016– The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) awarded the City of Guelph with the 2016… Continue reading Guelph receives award of excellence for waste collection system
Left, Martin Neumann, Emma Burger, Jessica Ince, Andrea Harris, Stephanie LaPointe, Thuy Le, and Wayne Gould. Guelph, Ont., A… Continue reading City takes first place in municipal floral display competition
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.
Guelph was ranked number 10 on the list of best places for new Canadians to live in MoneySense magazine’s 2016 Best Places to Live in Canada report.
Guelph’s Market Square and pollinator park are listed among 15 “Thriving Places” in the Greater Golden Horseshoe
City and Earthscape honoured at 2016 PRO Awards Guelph, Ont., April 14, 2016 – The City of Guelph and Earthscape were honoure… Continue reading Guelph’s Exhibition Park wins design award
The City of Guelph’s Solid Waste Resources department is pleased to be a 2015 recipient of a Recycling Council of Ontario Sil… Continue reading City receives award for Downtown Waste Cart Communications Campaign
Ottawa, Ont. October 30, 2015 – The City of Guelph, Enmax Corporation and Windmill Developments were announced as the 2015 wi… Continue reading City of Guelph, Enmax Corporation and Windmill Developments Win QUEST 2015 Community Energy Builder Awards
Guelph, ON, June 26, 2015 – Mayor Cam Guthrie presented four outstanding citizens with Mayor’s Awards last night at the Guelp… Continue reading Mayor Guthrie honours Guelph’s difference makers
Guelph, ON, June 5, 2015 – The City of Guelph is receiving its share of recognition this year from the communications industr… Continue reading National panel recognizes City’s communications for Jubilee Park as best in its class
Guelph, ON, May 27, 2015 – Guelph-Wellington Emergency Medical Service (GWEMS) was honoured last Friday evening at the 12th a… Continue reading Guelph-Wellington Emergency Medical Service receives Service Award for Geriatric Excellence
Guelph, ON, May 25, 2015 – Ontario Nature presented the City of Guelph with the 2014 Lee Symmes Municipal Award on Saturday i… Continue reading City of Guelph wins award for leadership in environmental conservation
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
A joint media release from the City of Guelph and Guelph Municipal Holdings Inc. Guelph, ON, May 6, 2015 – Communicators from… Continue reading Communicators from the City of Guelph and Guelph Municipal Holdings Inc. win eight awards for communications excellence
Communications plan for 2014 election awarded Gold Quill Excellence Award Guelph, ON, April 21, 2015 – The City Guelph has be… Continue reading City of Guelph honoured for excellent communications
Guelph, ON, April 10, 2015 – The City of Guelph is one of Ontario’s newest Youth Friendly Communities. The City, along with t… Continue reading City receives Play Works’ Gold Youth Friendly Community designation
The article titled, “Community Energy in Guelph: Environment and Economy in Partnership” chronicles Guelph’s journey in its efforts to conserve energy and water despite its growing population.
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 Institute of Public Administration of Canada (IPAC) and Deloitte recognized Guelph as one of the top three cities in the municipal category of their annual public sector leadership awards.
Guelph, On, November 13, 2014 – The design, preservation and enhancement of Guelph’s Market Square has earned the City a heri… Continue reading City receives heritage landscape award for Market Square design
GUELPH, ON, September 16, 2014 – Mayor Karen Farbridge has been named a member of Canada’s Clean50 for 2015 for leadership at… Continue reading Mayor Farbridge wins national award for leadership in sustainability
GUELPH, ON, September 12, 2014 – Guelph has been chosen to participate in Ontario’s Healthy Kids Community Challenge program,… Continue reading Guelph receives $1.1 million in Provincial funding to promote healthy, active lifestyles among children and youth
GUELPH, ON, June 2, 2014 – The Canadian Urban Institute (CUI) is honouring Mayor Karen Farbridge with its City Builder Award,… Continue reading Guelph’s Mayor honoured with national City Builder Award
The City of Guelph received two new awards for its effort to reduce energy use and greenhouse gas emissions.
The Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) today announced the winners of its 2014 Sustainable Communities Awards, as part of its Sustainable Communities Conference and Trade Show (SCC) in Charlottetown, PE. The awards recognize innovation and excellence in municipal sustainable development across Canada in six categories: brownfields, energy, neighbourhood development, transportation, waste and water.
The pavilion at Market Square has earned an award of merit from the Canadian Architect magazine. The pavilion is located in f… Continue reading Guelph’s Market Square Pavilion earns award from Canadian Architect magazine
The City of Guelph has posted this media release on behalf of Waste Diversion Ontario. Toronto, ON, January 22, 2014 – Waste… Continue reading Guelph wins WDO’s first Ron Lance Memorial Award for highest residential waste diversion rate
Toronto, ON January 22, 2014 – Waste Diversion Ontario (WDO) today announced the 20 municipalities in Ontario with the highes… Continue reading Guelph ranks first among top 20 Ontario municipalities for diverting residential waste in 2012
Together, through diligent waste sorting, using carts instead of plastic bags, and processing our organic waste at our new facility, we diverted 68 per cent of our waste from landfill in 2012.
Guelph, ON, November 8, 2013 – The City of Guelph’s Downtown Secondary Plan has received the 2013 Ontario Professional Planne… Continue reading Guelph’s Downtown Secondary Plan receives OPPI Excellence in Planning Award
Guelph, On, November 6 – Three of the City’s recently won industry waste awards were presented to City Council on Monday even… Continue reading City awarded gold and silver from the Municipal Waste Association
The City’s Riverside Park was awarded a Guelph Tribune 2013 Readers’ Choice Award in the category of Local Tourist Attraction.
Guelph, On, October 28, 2013 – The City was recognized last Thursday evening by The Recycling Council of Ontario (RCO) for it… Continue reading Recycling Council of Ontario recognizes City’s waste diversion achievements
Guelph, On, October 17, 2013 – The City of Guelph’s Community Wellbeing Initiative has received a 2013 Impact Award at this y… Continue reading City’s Community Wellbeing Initiative receives Impact Award
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
Young people lead the list of recipients being honoured for making a difference GUELPH, ON, June 27, 2013 – Tonight, Mayor Ka… Continue reading 17th annual Mayor’s award winners announced
Compared to 422 cities in North and South America, Guelph has ranked 5th in economic potential for a small city and 10th in business friendliness for a small city by fDi Magazine’s “American Cities of the Future” bi-annual rankings.
The City Guelph was honoured for excellence in communications last night at the Canadian Public Relations Society Pinnacle Awards in Hamilton.
OTTAWA, ON, November 26, 2012 – The City of Guelph was recently selected to receive top honours for their five-day series of… Continue reading Guelph merits top award for National Public Works Week public awareness events
The following communities were awarded Bicycle Friendly status: Toronto – Silver; Guelph – Bronze; Mississauga – Bronze; Oakville – Bronze; Peterborough – Bronze; Richmond Hill – Bronze; Welland – Bronze. Honorable Mentions were given to Sault Ste Marie and Whitby.
The City of Guelph’s Paint+ Reuse Program was recognized with the 2011 Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) – Bronze Award in the Special Waste category.
The OEA recognized Guelph Hydro Inc. for setting higher standards for best practices and demonstrating excellence in several areas, including sustainability leadership.
The City of Guelph has received special recognition from Ontario’s Ministry of the Environment for its Residential Greywater Field Test