GUELPH, ON, April 27, 2015 – The Honourable William Winegard will read “In Flanders Fields” at tonight’s meeting of Guelph C… Continue reading Guelph celebrates In Flanders Fields through Mayor’s Poetry City Challenge
GUELPH, ON, April 24, 2015 – In his first State of the City address since being elected Guelph’s Mayor, Cam Guthrie said Guel… Continue reading Mayor Guthrie highlights liveability, affordability in first State of the City address
Guelph, ON, March 10, 2015 – Mayor Cam Guthrie is now accepting nominations for the 19th annual Mayor’s Awards. Nominations can be submitted online at guelph.ca/mayorsawards or by contacting the Mayor’s Office at email@example.com or 519-837-5643 to request a nomination form. The deadline for nominations is 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 16, 2015.
During this evening’s City Council meeting, Guelph Mayor Cam Guthrie issued the following statement: “Earlier this evening, C… Continue reading Mayor’s Statement: negotiating with Guelph firefighters’ union
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, January 30, 2015 – We said yesterday that we’re interested in working with the residents of Pine Ridge on a mutua… Continue reading An update from the CAO on the skating rink in Pine Ridge
GUELPH, ON, January 28, 2015 – Mayor Cam Guthrie has launched a blog at mayorguthrie.com. “I’m looking forward to sharing my… Continue reading Mayor Cam Guthrie launches mayorguthrie.com
Today the City of Guelph completed the recount of all Ward 3 ballots as directed by City Council at yesterday’s meeting.
Guelph, ON, November 17, 2014 – Tonight, City Council unanimously endorsed a recount of all Ward 3 ballots to confirm the acc… Continue reading City Council endorses Ward 3 recount
It’s official. After 19 days, 442 hours of voting, and 38,933 ballots cast, Guelph has elected its next City Council.
Guelph, ON, October 22, 2014 – The news of a shooting on Parliament Hill has shocked our community. I have been in touch with… Continue reading Statement from the office of Mayor Karen Farbridge regarding shooting on Parliament Hill
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
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
Posted on behalf of Guelph Municipal Holdings Inc. Guelph, ON, July 23, 2014 – The Board of Guelph Municipal Holdings Inc. (G… Continue reading Guelph Municipal Holdings Inc. appoints new Chief Executive Officer
Guelph, ON, July 8, 2014 – The City of Guelph has published an online User Guide to Local Government – believed to be the fir… Continue reading Guelph’s User Guide to Local Government a first in Canada
Guelph, ON, June 26, 2014 – Four outstanding local citizens will be honoured with Mayor’s Awards tonight at the Guelph Chambe… Continue reading Mayor Farbridge honours Guelph’s difference makers
Official Statement from the Office of the Mayor Guelph, ON, June 23, 2014 – City Council received information from staff rega… Continue reading Council gets update from staff on Urbacon ruling
Posted on behalf of Municipal Leaders for the Greenbelt Toronto, ON, June 23, 2014 – Today, Municipal Leaders for the Greenbe… Continue reading Municipal Leaders for the Greenbelt urge Ontario to add one million acres to Ontario’s Greenbelt and create Ontario’s first Food Belt
Guelph, ON, June 6, 2014 – City of Guelph Councillor Lise Burcher has been re-elected to the Federation of Canadian Municipal… Continue reading Lise Burcher re-elected to Federation of Canadian Municipalities Board
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
Local poet to perform at April 28 Council meeting Guelph, ON, April 28, 2014 – Local poet Madhur Anand will present her poem… Continue reading Guelph takes up Mayor’s Poetry Challenge
Guelph, ON, March 10, 2014 – Mayor Karen Farbridge is now accepting nominations for the annual Mayor’s Awards. Nominations ca… Continue reading Nominations now open for 2014 Mayor’s Awards
Guelph, Ontario, February 11, 2014 – The Large Urban Mayor’s Caucus of Ontario (LUMCO) has elected Mayor Karen Farbridge as i… Continue reading Mayor Karen Farbridge elected Vice-Chair of Large Urban Mayor’s Caucus of Ontario
Guelph, ON, November 21, 2013 – Health care leaders from across Ontario will learn about Guelph’s approach to wellbeing as Gu… Continue reading Guelph’s Wellbeing Initiative featured at Health Quality Transformation conference
In her annual State of the City address this morning, Mayor Karen Farbridge said Guelph is successfully differentiating itself to attract talented people and business investment.
The Initiative aims to promote mental health, reduce the stigma so often associated with mental illness, and raise awareness of mental health supports available in the community.
Mayor Farbridge encourages all residents to take part in this year’s in motion week challenge Guelph, ON, September 19, 2013… Continue reading City wants region’s most active municipality title
Lack of collaboration in provincial legislature preventing important municipal legislation Guelph, ON, August 23, 2013 – Duri… Continue reading Mayors from Ontario’s largest cities challenge parties to work together
Mayor Farbridge to lead transportation, energy and open government talks at Association of Municipalities of Ontario Conferen… Continue reading Guelph and neighbouring cities promote regional transportation
Internet voting offers electors more accessibility and convenience Guelph, On, July 5, 2013 – On July 16, the City’s Governan… Continue reading Guelph to consider Internet voting for 2014 municipal election
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
Implementation of Guelph’s Community Energy Initiative accelerated following provincial announcement GUELPH, ON, June 10, 201… Continue reading Mayor Farbridge welcomes plans to give municipalities a stronger voice in energy planning
Community Energy Initiative focus of international discussion Guelph, On, May 16, 2013 – Today, the City of Guelph and Guelph… Continue reading Energy experts gather in Guelph for Transatlantic Urban Climate Dialogue workshop
Guelph, On, May 15, 2013 – On May 27, City Council will consider a $35 fee to cover the City’s cost to transport and clean ea… Continue reading Council to consider new waste cart exchange trial period and fee
Guelph, On, Friday, May 10, 2013 – On Thursday, May 16, the City of Guelph and Guelph Hydro will host a Transatlantic Urban C… Continue reading Guelph’s Community Energy Initiative focus of international discussion Thursday
Statement from Mayor Karen Farbridge As a member of the Large Urban Mayor’s Caucus of Ontario, I welcome the resolution to ur… Continue reading Guelph Mayor supports call to end gridlock
Local poet to perform at April 29 Council meeting Guelph, On, April 22, 2013 – On April 29 at 7 p.m., Guelph’s Council Chambe… Continue reading Guelph takes up Mayor’s Poetry Challenge
The Mayors of large urban areas in Ontario are united on the need for new revenue to invest in roads and transit.
The City of Guelph has just been advised by Chief Larkin of the following date and time for the public service: March 21, 201… Continue reading Update on Official Statement from the Office of the Mayor – Remembering Constable Kovach
Thursday, March 14th, 2013 will always be remembered as a tragic day for the Guelph community and we continue to mourn the on… Continue reading Official Statement from the Office of the Mayor – Constable Kovach
Mayor Karen Farbridge has been honoured with a Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee medal in recognition of her contributions to the local community and Canada.
City Council approved a $185,187,614 million operating budget and $51,470,300 million capital budget for 2013.
Transforming the Way the City Does Business: Citizen-focused Service Delivery GUELPH, ON, November 1, 2012 – In her annual St… Continue reading Annual State of the City Address
GUELPH, ON, November 13, 2012 – With the federal government wrapping up nearly six months of consultations on its long-term i… Continue reading Twenty year plan needed to fix crumbling infrastructure
During a workshop on November 6, Guelph City Council will explore and discuss approaches to reach a targeted tax rate increase of no more than 3%
16th annual Mayor’s Awards presented at Awards of Excellence gala GUELPH, ON, June 29, 2012 – Mayor Karen Farbridge has recog… Continue reading Mayor honours local citizens who are making a difference
Mayor Karen Farbridge has recognized Guelph citizens Doug Grove and Virginia Gillham for their outstanding volunteer contributions, presenting them with Mayor’s Awards.
City of Guelph Council has approved a corporate strategic plan that aims to equip the City with modern tools and practices to deal with today’s economic, social and technological realities and the challenges ahead.
Councillor Burcher has served on the Board since 2007, having been elected each year by FCM members at the organization’s annual meeting.