Tag Archives: Ontario Court of Justice – Provincial Offences

Renewed National Historic Site becomes barrier-free

Renovations at Guelph’s Provincial Offences Court improve access to justice GUELPH, ON, December 7, 2010 – The recent renovations at 59 Carden Street allow barrier-free access to Guelph’s Provincial Offences Court. “The goal of this renovation was to provide access to justice in a fully functional and accessible court facility while preserving the unique heritage features of this great National Historic Site,” says Brad Coutts, Manager of Court Services. The building at 59 Carden Street served as Guelph City Hall from 1856 to 2009. The building was designated by the City under the Part IV of the Ontario Heritage Act in 1978 and declared a National Historic Site by the Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada in 1991. Guelph’s new City Hall is located just… Continue reading Renewed National Historic Site becomes barrier-free

City hires Collaborative Structures Limited for court project

GUELPH, ON, May 22, 2009 – The City of Guelph has hired construction management firm Collaborative Structures Limited of Cambridge to renovate Guelph’s historic city hall in preparation for its new tenure as the future home of Guelph’s Ontario Court of Justice – Provincial Offences division. Preparation on-site could begin as early as next week. The firm is experienced in construction management and heritage renovations, having recently managed the renovation of the Dominion Public Building at 138 Wyndham Street North, also known as Guelph’s former post office. The building is now home to Wellington County’s Social Services offices. Collaborative Structures Limited will begin preparing the site for construction over the next two weeks, during which time the public can expect to see construction fencing erected… Continue reading City hires Collaborative Structures Limited for court project