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City improves online access to more than 40 services

Visit “I want to” at guelph.ca to access City’s most popular online services Guelph, Ont., Thursday, December 15, 2016 – Today, the City of Guelph introduced a new way to access its most popular digital services and released two new online tools. In January, 2016, the City asked Guelph citizens what online services would make their lives or businesses better. Of the 44 ideas that citizens contributed, the following were selected based on feasibility, departmental readiness and cost. I want to: A central hub to find more than 40 of the City’s most popular online services. The services listed will change each season based on what’s new and used the most. “I want to” is available on the homepage of guelph.ca. Waste reminder: This tool sends… Continue reading City improves online access to more than 40 services

Alert Labs and Milieu selected by Guelph’s Civic Accelerator

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. Continue reading Alert Labs and Milieu selected by Guelph’s Civic Accelerator

Guelph to create Canada’s first municipal open government action plan

Plan will be Guelph’s road map for even more accountable, transparent and engaging local government Guelph, On, July 24, 2013 – The City’s innovative open government action plan—the first of its kind in Canada—is now underway. “The City is committed to pursuing an even more open, accountable, transparent and engaging municipal government—one that empowers the Guelph community to work together on innovative solutions and ultimately, all civic decisions,” said Mayor Karen Farbridge. “A tailor made open government action plan developed for Guelph and co-produced with residents and businesses will position this plan to resonate locally and be used by other jurisdictions as a model for success.” Delvinia, a leading digital strategy firm located in Toronto, was recently awarded the contract to assist with the development… Continue reading Guelph to create Canada’s first municipal open government action plan