Category Archives: Economic Development

City of Guelph services during COVID-19

October 25, 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


Guelph Shops Business Spotlight Profile – F45 Training Gordon Square

October 8, 2021

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City of Guelph wins two awards of excellence for business programs

October 6, 2021

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Guelph Shops Business Spotlight Profile – Loyobo FIT

September 28, 2021

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Guelph Shops Business Spotlight Profile – Guelph Arts Council

September 10, 2021

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City launches new program to support economic recovery of Guelph’s accommodation sector

September 10, 2021

Continue reading City launches new program to support economic recovery of Guelph’s accommodation sector


Guelph Shops Business Spotlight Profile – PowerLine Electronics

August 26, 2021

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Guelph Shops Business Spotlight Profile – The Good Nik

August 19, 2021

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Guelph Shops Business Spotlight Profile – The Kween Company

August 12, 2021

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Guelph perfect home for new Moderna vaccine facility

August 11, 2021

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Council unanimously approves urban design plan for Baker District redevelopment

July 21, 2021

Continue reading Council unanimously approves urban design plan for Baker District redevelopment


Drill Hall stabilization starting July 19

July 19, 2021

Continue reading Drill Hall stabilization starting July 19


Guelph Shops Business Spotlight Profile – Taste Detours

July 15, 2021

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Baker District urban design plan ready for Council’s consideration

July 9, 2021

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Macdonell and Wyndham patio street closures extended for recognized holidays

June 30, 2021

Macdonell and Wyndham patio street closures extended for recognized holidays Continue reading Macdonell and Wyndham patio street closures extended for recognized holidays


Guelph Shops Business Spotlight Profile – Smitten Apparel

June 29, 2021

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Guelph receives funding to improve active transportation network and urban forest canopy

June 29, 2021

Guelph will use more than $900,000 in federal and provincial funding to enhance Guelph’s Active Transportation Network increase the urban forest canopy.  Continue reading Guelph receives funding to improve active transportation network and urban forest canopy


City looking to build on Farmers’ Market tradition through partnership opportunity with 10C

June 24, 2021

City proposing community partnership with 10C to strengthen the Farmers’ Market tradition and expand use of the market building. Continue reading City looking to build on Farmers’ Market tradition through partnership opportunity with 10C


City receives nearly $350,000 to help reduce its impact on the environment

June 23, 2021

Continue reading City receives nearly $350,000 to help reduce its impact on the environment


Exploring community interest in the development and use of downtown Guelph’s historic Drill Hall

June 17, 2021

If you’re part of a community group, non-profit or public organization looking for space in downtown Guelph, or a developer or business interested in revitalizing downtown Guelph’s Drill Hall, we want to hear from you. Continue reading Exploring community interest in the development and use of downtown Guelph’s historic Drill Hall


City announces recipients of 2021 Emergency Fund Phase 1

June 14, 2021

City announces recipients of 2021 Emergency Fund Phase 1 Continue reading City announces recipients of 2021 Emergency Fund Phase 1


It’s patio season!

June 10, 2021

Macdonell and Wyndham streets closed weekends for seasonal patio program Continue reading It’s patio season!


COVID-19 tourism recovery fund adds $350k, supports 50 local businesses and organizations

June 3, 2021

COVID-19 tourism recovery fund, now totaling $700,000. Additional funding allows the City to further support tourism-focused organizations and businesses through pandemic recovery. Continue reading COVID-19 tourism recovery fund adds $350k, supports 50 local businesses and organizations


You’re invited to a virtual presentation of the new Baker District redevelopment

May 31, 2021

You’re invited to a virtual presentation of the new Baker District redevelopment Continue reading You’re invited to a virtual presentation of the new Baker District redevelopment


Guelph Shops Business Spotlight Profile – Guildsmen Café

May 27, 2021

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Guelph Shops Business Spotlight Profile – atmosphere cafe + etc.

May 20, 2021

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Guelph Shops Business Spotlight Profile – Guelph Family Martial Arts

May 13, 2021

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Guelph Shops Business Spotlight Profile – Himalayan Grocers

May 6, 2021

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Guelph Shops Business Spotlight Profile – Corner Market Guelph

April 29, 2021

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City accepting applications for COVID-19 financial response funding

April 7, 2021

The City of Guelph is inviting businesses and organizations impacted by COVID-19, as well as individuals working to address community needs, to apply for funding as part of Guelph’s economic recovery plan. A total of $700,000 is available. Continue reading City accepting applications for COVID-19 financial response funding


Council approves three-year seasonal patio program

March 30, 2021

Council approves three-year seasonal patio program Continue reading Council approves three-year seasonal patio program


Guelph Shops Business Spotlight Profile – Laza Food & Beverages Inc.

March 25, 2021

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Guelph Shops Business Spotlight Profile – Lovely Pao Inc.

March 11, 2021

Continue reading Guelph Shops Business Spotlight Profile – Lovely Pao Inc.


Guelph looks ahead to COVID-19 vaccination rollout

March 3, 2021

Guelph City Councillors learn about plans for COVID-19 vaccinations, getting more people back to work, and the financial implications of COVID-19 Continue reading Guelph looks ahead to COVID-19 vaccination rollout


City proposes three-year seasonal patio program

February 18, 2021

The proposed program would allow businesses to apply to set up seasonal patios on private property, public sidewalks and in on-street public parking spaces. Road closures could be organized for special events. Continue reading City proposes three-year seasonal patio program


On-demand bus service coming to Guelph Transit

February 12, 2021

Guelph Transit is introducing on-demand bus service this spring to complement its conventional bus service. Continue reading On-demand bus service coming to Guelph Transit


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


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

October 7, 2020

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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


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


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


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


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


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


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