Category Archives: Mayor

Statement from Mayor Guthrie about University of Guelph 2024 Fall semester housing options

June 13, 2024

I have made it clear to the University leadership that I am disappointed, and I expect them to actively participate in finding solutions. Continue reading Statement from Mayor Guthrie about University of Guelph 2024 Fall semester housing options


Guelph opens micro-grant program for youth-led climate action

May 8, 2024

The City of Guelph launched its Youth Climate Action Fund (YCAF) micro-grant program. Micro-grants range from $1,500 to $6,500 and are available for youth ages 15 to 24 to design and implement climate change solutions. Apply online by 4 p.m. on June 21, 2024. Continue reading Guelph opens micro-grant program for youth-led climate action


City of Guelph seeks property donations for a temporary structured encampment

March 27, 2024

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Mayor directs staff to reduce 2025 property tax levy and help with housing and homelessness

February 28, 2024

Mayor Cam Guthrie signed three mayoral orders directing City staff to establish the 2025 confirmation budget at a property tax impact of under four (4) per cent; identify opportunities for underutilized City-owned assets, including City-owned surface parking lots, which can be transformed into housing; and present information about what it takes to establish a temporary structured encampment site for those experiencing homelessness. Continue reading Mayor directs staff to reduce 2025 property tax levy and help with housing and homelessness


Council adopts Guelph’s 2024-2027 Multi-Year Budget

November 29, 2023

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Mayor Guthrie sets the record straight about housing starts in Guelph

October 25, 2023

Guelph is one of the fastest growing communities in Ontario. We are ready to help home builders and businesses thrive here. Continue reading Mayor Guthrie sets the record straight about housing starts in Guelph