Category Archives: Business

How will Guelph enforce provincial emergency orders?

January 14, 2021

While we have new tools to enforce provincial orders, we know people may be unaware or confused about what is or isn’t permitted. Local police and bylaw officers are hoping people will cooperate voluntarily, but are prepared to issue fines as appropriate. Continue reading How will Guelph enforce provincial emergency orders?


City of Guelph services during COVID-19

January 14, 2021

Guelph’s municipal programs and services during COVID-19. Follow us on Facebook or Twitter using #COVID19Guelph for updates. Continue reading City of Guelph services during COVID-19


Media statement: Memorandum of understanding for redevelopment of 200 Beverley Street expired

January 13, 2021

A memorandum of understanding (MOU) between the City of Guelph, ARQi R&D Inc. and Habitat for Humanity Wellington, Dufferin, Guelph to create a mixed-use development at 200 Beverley Street expired December 31, 2020. Continue reading Media statement: Memorandum of understanding for redevelopment of 200 Beverley Street expired


Guelph updates enforcement of COVID-19 guidelines

January 12, 2021

Enhanced public health and safety measures in effect for all of Ontario and are anticipated to be in place until at least Thursday, February 11, 2021. Continue reading Guelph updates enforcement of COVID-19 guidelines


City launches ward boundary review engagement

January 4, 2021

Community input is open for the next phase of the Council composition and ward boundary review until January 22. Continue reading City launches ward boundary review engagement


What to expect during winter in the time of COVID-19

December 14, 2020

We’re getting City services and programs ready for winter, based on advice from Wellington Dufferin Guelph Public Health. Continue reading What to expect during winter in the time of COVID-19


City-run rinks and pools to close for 28 days; farmers’ market, libraries and museums remain open

December 11, 2020

Privately-owned sports and recreation facilities may remain open in accordance with provincial regulations. Continue reading City-run rinks and pools to close for 28 days; farmers’ market, libraries and museums remain open


Guelph preparing for level red/control in provincial COVID-19 framework

November 30, 2020

Guelph would close pools and indoor rinks at level red. Continue reading Guelph preparing for level red/control in provincial COVID-19 framework


Guelph increasing enforcement of COVID-19 guidelines at stores and shopping malls

November 25, 2020

The City is increasing inspections as the holiday shopping season gets underway. Continue reading Guelph increasing enforcement of COVID-19 guidelines at stores and shopping malls


Wyndham and Macdonell streets open as downtown dining district closes

November 9, 2020

Parts of Wyndham and Macdonell streets will close for two months starting Friday, July 10 to maximize the economic recovery efforts of the Downtown Guelph Business Association’s dining district. Continue reading Wyndham and Macdonell streets open as downtown dining district closes


It’s a green light for new central library, South End Community Centre

October 7, 2020

Continue reading It’s a green light for new central library, South End Community Centre


City recommends alternative site layout for Baker District redevelopment

September 24, 2020

On October 5, City staff will present an alternative site layout for the Baker District redevelopment project that includes a new central library, urban square, parking, and residential, institutional and commercial space. Continue reading City recommends alternative site layout for Baker District redevelopment


Guelph’s downtown dining district to continue to November 30

September 21, 2020

Continue reading Guelph’s downtown dining district to continue to November 30


GoodLeaf Farms’ Guelph facility now fully operational

September 16, 2020

Halifax-based vertical farming company GoodLeaf Farms is now fully operational in Guelph, at 35 Cooper Drive. Continue reading GoodLeaf Farms’ Guelph facility now fully operational


Potential new site layout for Baker District redevelopment

September 10, 2020

City staff is bringing an additional option for the Baker District redevelopment to Council and the community on Monday, October 5 during Committee of the Whole. Continue reading Potential new site layout for Baker District redevelopment


City leaders make fiscal support a focus with Ontario Ministers at AMO conference

August 17, 2020

City leaders make fiscal support a focus with Ontario Ministers at AMO conference Continue reading City leaders make fiscal support a focus with Ontario Ministers at AMO conference


Guelph to receive $12 million Provincial and Federal emergency funds

August 12, 2020

Guelph will receive $6,911,100 in emergency operating funds and another $5,096,534 in funding for transit as part of the Safe Restart agreement between the Provincial and federal governments Continue reading Guelph to receive $12 million Provincial and Federal emergency funds


City of Guelph welcomes new general manager of Business, Development and Enterprise Services

August 10, 2020

The City of Guelph welcomes John Regan as its new general manager of Business, Development and Enterprise Services. Continue reading City of Guelph welcomes new general manager of Business, Development and Enterprise Services


Community encouraged to support local with Guelph Shops

July 16, 2020

Continue reading Community encouraged to support local with Guelph Shops


Guelph advances COVID-19 response

July 15, 2020

Senior City staff present the fiscal, economic, community and organizational impacts of the COVID-19, and the City’s ongoing plans to address them. Continue reading Guelph advances COVID-19 response


Guelph’s COVID-19 recovery efforts well underway

June 17, 2020

Guelph City Council approves downtown dining district, increasing support for local non-profit organizations and reinstating parking fees, transit fares Continue reading Guelph’s COVID-19 recovery efforts well underway


New online food delivery project launches in Guelph

June 17, 2020

Biomimicry Frontiers, The Cornerstone restaurant, and Annex Market launch Annex Guelph, an online market experience and innovative new food delivery system in Guelph, with the support of Our Food Future. Continue reading New online food delivery project launches in Guelph


City preparing to restart some services

June 12, 2020

Work is underway to prepare City buildings, restart services, and ensure processes are in place to keep our community and employees safe. Continue reading City preparing to restart some services


Guelph temporary seasonal patio program

June 11, 2020

Guelph’s temporary seasonal patio program allows restaurants, and other businesses, throughout the city, to expand outdoor seating and dining areas in order to meet COVID-19 guidelines from Wellington Dufferin Guelph Public Health. Continue reading Guelph temporary seasonal patio program


Check out the Urban Design Master Plan for Baker District online

June 11, 2020

Join us for a virtual open house as we share the Urban Design Master Plan for the Baker District redevelopment project. Continue reading Check out the Urban Design Master Plan for Baker District online


City supports Section 22 order from Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health

June 10, 2020

Businesses serving the public in Guelph must provide alcohol-based hand sanitizer for public use at all entrances and exits, and require customers and employees to wear a mask or face covering. Continue reading City supports Section 22 order from Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health


Guelph, Wellington and partners unveil latest initiatives to support economic recovery

May 26, 2020

Continue reading Guelph, Wellington and partners unveil latest initiatives to support economic recovery


Guelph shifting from COVID-19 response to preparing for recovery

May 11, 2020

Guelph City Council received an update about the City’s response to COVID-19 and plans for economic, social, and organizational recovery. Continue reading Guelph shifting from COVID-19 response to preparing for recovery


Guelph City Council approves more fiscal relief measures in response to COVID-19

April 16, 2020

During an emergency meeting earlier today, Guelph City Council approved several recommendations to support the City’s response to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Continue reading Guelph City Council approves more fiscal relief measures in response to COVID-19


City Council approves fiscal relief measures for Guelph residents and businesses in wake of COVID-19

March 23, 2020

At its emergency meeting tonight, Guelph City Council unanimously approved fiscal relief measures to help residents and businesses manage the impacts of COVID-19. Continue reading City Council approves fiscal relief measures for Guelph residents and businesses in wake of COVID-19


Postponed: March 23 open house shows Urban Design Master Plan for Baker District

March 15, 2020

Open houses (March 23 and April 2) are postponed. You’re invited to attend one of two open houses as we show how the community’s feedback over the past 18 months has influenced the Urban Design Master Plan for the Baker District redevelopment project. Continue reading Postponed: March 23 open house shows Urban Design Master Plan for Baker District


City and Career Education Council introduce Guelph Works Epic Job Fair

March 12, 2020

Continue reading City and Career Education Council introduce Guelph Works Epic Job Fair


Learn about the coming Guelph Works Epic Job Fair March 12

March 11, 2020

Continue reading Learn about the coming Guelph Works Epic Job Fair March 12


Bridging the GAAP: Official launch of Guelph Arts Apprenticeship Program January 7

January 6, 2020

Continue reading Bridging the GAAP: Official launch of Guelph Arts Apprenticeship Program January 7


New tools make information more available for new and existing Guelph businesses

December 3, 2019

Continue reading New tools make information more available for new and existing Guelph businesses


City wins award for 2018 agriculture media tour

October 29, 2019

Continue reading City wins award for 2018 agriculture media tour


Council endorses construction of new library in Baker District

September 17, 2019

At a special meeting last night, Council endorsed the public components of the Baker District Redevelopment project which include parking, an urban square and streetscape, and a new central library. Continue reading Council endorses construction of new library in Baker District


ShipperBee is all the buzz in Guelph

September 12, 2019

Innovative and environmentally-minded shipping company ShipperBee officially opened its head office at 335 Laird Road during a ceremony last night. Continue reading ShipperBee is all the buzz in Guelph


Guelph’s economy fastest growing among mid-sized cities in 2018

August 7, 2019

Guelph’s economy has grown at a brisk pace over the last five years Continue reading Guelph’s economy fastest growing among mid-sized cities in 2018


City postpones library discussion in wake of new financial information

July 18, 2019

The City of Guelph will postpone a discussion about the Baker District redevelopment after learning that projected costs for the current library design are higher than they were understood to be when a staff report was placed on City Council’s agenda for Monday, July 22. Continue reading City postpones library discussion in wake of new financial information


Guelph City Council adjusts governance of Guelph Junction Railway

July 12, 2019

As the sole shareholder of Guelph Junction Railway (GJR), Guelph City Council is thanking its former board directors for their service following its decision to streamline the governance of the entity. Continue reading Guelph City Council adjusts governance of Guelph Junction Railway


Business Centre kiosk at City Hall supports small business

June 19, 2019

Continue reading Business Centre kiosk at City Hall supports small business


Guelph second best city to buy real estate in Canada

June 10, 2019

Continue reading Guelph second best city to buy real estate in Canada


Background and updates on recent Development Charge changes and the new Community Benefits Charge Framework (Bill 108)

May 31, 2019

Continue reading Background and updates on recent Development Charge changes and the new Community Benefits Charge Framework (Bill 108)


Pfaff Subaru operations are full speed ahead in Guelph

May 24, 2019

Continue reading Pfaff Subaru operations are full speed ahead in Guelph


Baker District open house shows updated library, urban square design

May 16, 2019

You’re invited to attend one of two open houses as we show how the community’s feedback, to date, has influenced the evolution of the Baker District redevelopment project. Continue reading Baker District open house shows updated library, urban square design


Guelph-Wellington promotes innovative solutions to address food waste – FoodCycler helps realize Smart Cities goals

April 18, 2019

Continue reading Guelph-Wellington promotes innovative solutions to address food waste – FoodCycler helps realize Smart Cities goals


Guelph’s economy sixth fastest growing among Canadian cities in 2018

April 17, 2019

Continue reading Guelph’s economy sixth fastest growing among Canadian cities in 2018


City, Innovation Guelph and local startups attend Global Food Summit

March 28, 2019

Continue reading City, Innovation Guelph and local startups attend Global Food Summit


Guelph labour market and economy continues to perform strongly

March 12, 2019

Continue reading Guelph labour market and economy continues to perform strongly