National Volunteer Week will be celebrated April 15 – 21, 2012. Volunteers have a rich history of providing strong community support and leading positive change in the City of Guelph. While recognition occurs throughout the year, National Volunteer Week is a specific time to extend our thanks and appreciation to all of our volunteers. The City of Guelph relies on the generous support of over 1,500 volunteers who devote their personal time and efforts to Community and Social Services programs. Volunteers play a vital role in supporting our cultural institutions, community gardens, River Run, Museum and Evergreen programs, parks naturalization and beautification, and special events. To date in 2012, our volunteers have already contributed 8,628 volunteer hours. Keep Guelph the Volunteer Ca...
Guelph is being showcased beyond our borders a lot lately. You can catch another show about Guelph on the TVO series called the Giver, which will feature Guelph kids volunteering their time to improve the playground at Norm Jary Park. The show filmed in Guelph this summer, and now the Guelph episode will premiere on TVO on April 24. The Guelph Circus Park episode of Giver airs on TVO Tuesday April 24 at 6:30 pm, Saturday April 28 at 1:30 pm, and Sunday April 29 at 3:30 pm. The episode will also be available to watch online at www.tvokids.com/shows/giver. TVO is on cable channel 2. TVO is also available on the following channels: Bell TV channel 265 TVO HD on Bell Fibe TV channel 1265 Rogers TVO HD channel 580 Rogers-On-Demand channel 100 Shaw Direct channel 353 The media release below co...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 13, 2012 Local groups challenge Nestlé water-taking in Hillsburgh In response to Nestlé Waters Canada’s application to renew its permit to take up to 1.1 million litres of water per day from Hillsburgh for its bottling plant in Aberfoyle, three local citizens’ groups have launched a campaign to stop or severely restrict the Nestlé permit. Friends of Hillsburgh Water, the Climate Change Action Group of Erin and Wellington Water Watchers all believe this Nestlé permit – or any water-taking license for bottling purposes – represents a net loss to the environment and health…
It was an overcast day and I went out purposely to take some 'gloomy' shots, but all that changed. The sun broke through and it turned from cold to humidy warm...not what I was prepared for. Then once again, the sky filled with clouds, rain began to spit and cool temps descended. The weather didn't know what to do, much like how my spirit's been feeling these past few days.I managed to shoot some
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The Guelph Public Library has 34 public Internet computers available for customers to use for up to an hour per day. This heavily used service generated over 100,000 sessions in 2011. Every day over 300 Guelph residents enter one of …
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