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  • In Flanders Fields Event In #Guelph

       I had the honour today of joining dignitaries 6000 KMS away in Ypres, Belgium.  There was a ceremony at the IFF Museum celebrating John McCrae and his poem “In Flanders Fields”. The mayor of Ypres and Laureen Harper were in attendance bringing greetings from Canada and Ypres to Guelph.  I can honestly say, without […]

  • My 1st State of the City Address!

    Good day #Guelph!     Yesterday I had the privilege of speaking to a packed room of residents and businesses about our current state of the city.  This is an annual event put on by the Guelph Chamber of Commerce. Yesterday’s event main sponsor was Bell. Thank you for your support. I decided to bring a […]

  • I Met Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne

    What an honour it was for me to finally meet our Premier. A very gracious and wonderful lady, she welcomed me and 18 other mayors into her boardroom to discuss issues of great importance to our communities. (A great sense of humour too!) On behalf of LUMCO, I was tasked with presenting to the Premier issues […]

  • The Federal Budget has Arrived #Guelph.

    As Mayor, many people have asked me today what my thoughts were on the Federal Government budget released yesterday. And, any thoughts on how Guelph fits into it? My initial thoughts are that this budget is positive for families, seniors, businesses and municipalities. The headline grabber for me, is the proposed surplus that is projected by […]

  • Busy & Exciting Week Ahead- As it Should Be!

    Hello #Guelph – Just thought I’d share important details of the week ahead! Your feedback & engagement is important and always welcome! Monday: 2pm – Meeting with Premier Kathleen Wynne to discuss economic development and jobs. 6pm – Special Council Meeting at city hall – Meeting room C – to discuss the council shared agenda for […]