Category Archives: Economic Development

City working to make Guelph a community where everyone is welcome

September 12, 2022

Check out the great Welcoming Week events planned by the Guelph Wellington Local Immigration Partnership in collaboration with community organizations and get involved in celebrating and welcoming newcomers to Guelph. Continue reading City working to make Guelph a community where everyone is welcome


Guelph Shops Business Spotlight Profile – The Simple Knot Inc.

August 18, 2022

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Zentek expands business in Guelph with new ZenGUARD™ manufacturing facility

July 12, 2022

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System1 expands operations in Guelph

June 24, 2022

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Gotcha Bubble Tea celebrates with grand opening

June 22, 2022

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Guelph Shops Business Spotlight Profile – The Towne Winer

June 14, 2022

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City of Guelph services during COVID-19

June 14, 2022

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 – Exodus Watch Company

June 7, 2022

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Guelph Shops Business Spotlight Profile – Lost Aviator Coffee Company

May 31, 2022

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City launches first annual employment survey to better understand local economy

May 12, 2022

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Guelph Shops Business Spotlight Profile – Secret Garden Boutique

May 10, 2022

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Guelph Shops Business Spotlight Profile – cultivate.guelph

May 3, 2022

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Infamous Eatery celebrates with official grand opening

April 28, 2022

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Guelph Shops Business Spotlight Profile – Serveased

April 26, 2022

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Guelph Shops Business Spotlight Profile – Kirtida Kitchen

April 19, 2022

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Guelph Shops Business Spotlight Profile – The Scented Market

April 12, 2022

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Guelph Shops Business Spotlight Profile – The Daily Grind (519)

April 5, 2022

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Guelph’s Economic Development and Tourism Strategy premieres to an online audience

March 30, 2022

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

March 25, 2022

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Economic Development and Tourism Strategy progress summary

March 18, 2022

The Economic Development and Tourism Strategy is 2 per cent complete, read more to learn about recent progress and achievements to date. Continue reading Economic Development and Tourism Strategy progress summary


Council supports community-focused Economic Development and Tourism strategy

February 1, 2022

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Local tourism would get a boost from Municipal Accommodation Tax

January 27, 2022

Guelph is recommending a Municipal Accommodation Tax for stays in hotels, bed and breakfasts and shared accommodations. Continue reading Local tourism would get a boost from Municipal Accommodation Tax


Trendos Interiors expands to Guelph

December 6, 2021

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Guelph Shops Business Spotlight Profile – Consign Your Curves

November 30, 2021

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Guelph Shops Business Spotlight Profile – Macreo Inc.

November 23, 2021

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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

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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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Council unanimously approves urban design plan for Baker District redevelopment

July 21, 2021

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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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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


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


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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Guelph Shops Business Spotlight Profile – Lovely Pao Inc.

March 11, 2021

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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


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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