GUELPH – An amendment to a policy that would require all volunteers with the Upper Grand District School Board (UGDSB) to obtain a vulnerable sector check when working with students under the age of 18 has been defeated.
GUELPH - At the University of Guelph’s Ontario Veterinary College, students and scientists within the department of pathobiology are working to better understand avian influenza and its implications. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has confirmed three outbreaks of bird flu in Wellington County.
GUELPH – JD Dixon got the surprise of his life when he learned the business he and his wife Vicky own, Dixon’s Distilled Spirits, was named Best of Ontario – Spirits at the LCBO’s Elsie Awards on May 3.
WELLINGTON COUNTY – The local health unit has begun its regular mosquito larvicide program. Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health announced the start of the program, which will run until early October, in a press release on May 19.
GUELPH – United Way Guelph Wellington Dufferin, in collaboration with The Guelph Community Foundation, have launched what organizers are calling “the next major step to solving homelessness in the community.”
GUELPH – Wellington Catholic District School Board (WCDSB) trustees are encouraging the board to rethink its approach to teaching as students undergo their second semester since the province introduced de-streaming.