Month: February 2016

York Road open house signals progress in east end

Courtesy: Guelph Today

February 22, 2016

On the surface it’s a rather mundane open house regarding environmental impacts to possible road widening, sidewalks and sewers along the York Road corridor.

But in the big picture Tuesday’s open house on the York Road Environmental Design Study is a publicly visible sign that potentially big changes are on their way to that area of town.


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Councillors address key Ward 1 issues at Town Hall meeting

Courtesy: Guelph Today

Feb 11, 2016

It appears it might be time to throw in the towel on Loblaws bringing a grocery store to Guelph’s east side.

At a Ward 1 town hall meeting Wednesday night, councillors Bob Bell and Dan Gibson sounded like it might be a dead issue.

“I’ve given up on them,” Bell told a group of roughly 35 who gathered at the Italian Canadian Club to hear updates on key Ward 1 issues and engage in discussion with the councillors.

“If Loblaws was going to play ball, we’d love to have them. If not, we move on,” Gibson added. “They say they have intention and a timeline, but until Bob and I see a shovel in the ground we won’t believe them.”

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