opinion

Neighbourhood groups strengthen the city

Neighbourhood groups strengthen the city Did you know, that in your immediate area, there are people working to make your neighbourhood a better place? There are actually several established community neighbourhood groups that are working together with partners to make your neighbourhood a strong and vibrant place to live, work and play. In the past […]

Transit

Guelph Transit Priority Project

  The Guelph Transit Priority Project is about the big-picture items along with smaller details, all of which could shave minutes from routes which can add up to hours system-wide. In 2015, Guelph Transit undertook a Transit Priority Project to gain insights on improvements that would enhance transit within Guelph. The study looked at the […]

opinion

Why are some local Governments not open to a little oversight and others more accepting?

Bill 8, the Public Sector and MPP Accountability and Transparency Act, was reintroduced this July 2014 by the Ontario Government, and would give the Ontario Ombudsman’s office oversight over municipalities, school boards and universities – also known as the MUSH sector. The act would also: • Toughened penalties for destroying public records. • Ordered numerous […]