City of Guelph responds to statement of claim

Guelph, Ont., March 31, 2016–The City of Guelph has filed a Statement of Defence with the Ontario Superior Court of Justice in response to a statement of claim filed by former Chief Building Official Bruce Poole that alleges, among other allegations, wrongful dismissal.

The City of Guelph believes the allegations contained in the statement of claim are without merit and will vigorously defend itself.

A date for the next phase of the civil proceeding has yet to be set.

For more information

Derrick Thomson, Acting Chief Administrative Officer
Deputy Chief Administrative Officer, Public Services
519-822-1260 extension 2665
[email protected]


City of Guelph Statement of Defence
filed with Ontario Superior Court of Justice on March 31, 2016