Late in my first term on Guelph City Council, Cam Guthrie approached me in his role on the Guelph Mercury’s Community Editorial Board. He was interested in my work using social media and in particular the Deuce for an article he was writing.
During our discussion, Guthrie mentioned that he had purchased several domains that I might be interested in. These domains were variations on my name, Guelph and Ward 2. I was not interested in where he was going with the conversation and pursued it no further.
Now I understand this a little better. ian
PS I never did see that article so if it’s available. please forward.
As the Ebola outbreak is being addressed across the world the City’s Emergency
Services management staff are closely monitoring any issues relative to our
local response plans around the spread of the virus. Hopefully these Plans will
not require implementation.
We are in regular contact with emergency planning staff from partner agencies
to review universal precautions and decontamination procedures. Any changes in
our approach will be guided by communication from the Medical Officer of Health
and communicated to local first responders, including police, firefighters, and
In addition, when appropriate, the Health Unit will communicate information
received from the Province and other sources to our response staff and members
of the public.
Furthermore, the City’s Emergency Response Plan provides a framework to guide
our response to identified risks for the community, including human health
emergencies such as the Ebola outbreak. We will share information widely if the
Please note the overnight parking restriction (2:00 a.m. to 6:00 a.m.) which is in effect annually resumes November 1.
To prepare the public for the return of this restriction and to provide information on the City’s parking exemption process, starting later this week
:Announcements will be placed in local print media (Tribune, Ontarion)
· Public information will be provided through the City’s web page and social media
· Public service announcements will occur on local radio stations
·Bylaw staff will attach advisory notices to vehicles found parked on-street during these hours As per our exemption process, weather permitting and under certain conditions, residents may request overnight parking exemptions by calling 519 836-PASS (7277) or on line usingthe City ’s “ How Can We Help You ” tab
. Inquiries or exemptions for extenuating circumstance can also be directed to
the Bylaw Compliance Office at 519 8 37-2529