Let’s Dig Wilson

Join us as we break ground on the City’s newest parkade

Attention news, photo and video editors

Guelph, Ont., February 20, 2018—Representatives from the media are invited to attend an event on Thursday, February 22 as the City breaks ground on Guelph’s first new parkade in over 30 years.

Thursday’s groundbreaking will begin at 12:15 p.m. in front of City Hall, 1 Carden Street. Staff will be on hand to answer questions following the groundbreaking photo opportunity. The concept art for the parking facility will also be unveiled at the event.

The Wilson Street parkade is part of the Council–approved Parking Master Plan. The parkade will offer more than 400 new parking spaces, dedicated bicycle parking facilities, electric vehicle charging stations and elevators for better accessibility.

For more information on the Wilson Street parking lot project, visit guelph.ca/construction, and follow the progress on Twitter and Facebook using #WeDigWilson.


Unveiling of the concept art for the parkade, remarks, photos and question and answer period


Mayor Cam Guthrie
Derrick Thomson, Chief Administrative Officer, City of Guelph
Scott Stewart, Deputy CAO, Infrastructure Development and Enterprise Services, City of Guelph
Marty Williams, Executive Director, Downtown Guelph Business Association


Thursday, February 22, 2018
12:15–12:45 p.m.


City Hall, 1 Carden Street
Limited parking is available on Wilson and Carden Streets, and we also encourage media to use Guelph Transit to join us.

Media Contact

Jamie Zettle, Program Manager, Parking
Engineering and Transportation Services
City of Guelph
519-822-1260 extension 2590