WELLINGTON COUNTY – During Mental Health Week (May 2 to 8), the Canadian Mental Health Association of Waterloo Wellington (CMHA WW) is reflecting on the impacts of the past two years on local residents.
GUELPH – It’s not all going to public, accessible washrooms, but a good portion of the $2.6 million in federal funding Guelph and Wellington County municipalities recently received will be used to improve the visitor experience in local small towns – and that includes washrooms.
GUELPH – Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health (WDGPH) associate medical officer of health Dr. Matthew Tenenbaum is urging the community to continue to take caution as the province battles the sixth wave of the pandemic.
GUELPH – Upper Grand District School Board (UGDSB) officials say they have weathered a COVID-19 "absenteeism storm," with student and staff absences down significantly over the last two weeks. But given the sixth wave is ongoing, the board is also implementing a regular reporting tool for schools.
GUELPH – Crime Stoppers Guelph Wellington was handing out key fob signal protectors by the Starbucks at Edinburgh and Stone roads on April 21 to draw awareness to car theft and how thieves are using technology to steal vehicles.
WELLINGTON COUNTY - The county is receiving $8.75 million this year from Ontario's $10-a-day federal-provincial child care agreement which came into effect April 1. Officials say there's still much work ahead before money will reach operators and parents receive fee rebates.
GUELPH – The Wellington County Children’s Early Years Division has so far received 22,637 test kits (containing five tests each), completing three distribution rounds to 44 child care centres and 24 home child care providers within Wellington County.
PUSLINCH – The City of Guelph has exhausted water sources within its municipal boundary and is eyeing Puslinch and Guelph/Eramosa as locations for future wells, in addition to two city water sources already located in the neighbouring townships.