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Following Up articles share stories about local people previously featured in the news.

This section is made possible by our Community Leaders Program.


A visit to the birthplace of the Olympic Games helps put things in perspective

A visit to the birthplace of the Olympic Games helps put things in perspective

In this Following Up feature we visit the dojo at Guelph Family Martial Arts and catch up with sensei Nathan Skoufis
Syrian cook’s recipes and life story are made with a little of this and a little of that

Syrian cook’s recipes and life story are made with a little of this and a little of that

In this Following Up feature we visit Kaza Meza Restaurant and co-owner Mohamed Malek whose life was forever changed by the war in his home country of Syria.
Talking thoughtfully about suicide can be the best way to prevent it

Talking thoughtfully about suicide can be the best way to prevent it

In this Following Up feature we reconnect with Shawna Percy from the Life Voice Workshop and Wellness Centre on Woolwich Street
Conspiracies, mystery, murder and literacy continue to inspire teen author

Conspiracies, mystery, murder and literacy continue to inspire teen author

This Following Up feature picks up the plot three years later with teenage murder-mystery author Zachary Collins
Artist and teacher has become a pupil and painter of nature

Artist and teacher has become a pupil and painter of nature

This week we are Following Up with artist and activist Sharyn Seibert who is preparing a TED Talk called Art Activism and How I Found My Muse
Danielle Todd is playing by ear and from the heart

Danielle Todd is playing by ear and from the heart

Todd’s fan club the Hot Toddies were instrumental in getting her song listened to and played on radio stations across Canada as well as Australia.
Mental health and addictions activist is taking a break after a three-year odyssey

Mental health and addictions activist is taking a break after a three-year odyssey

Noah Irvine’s campaign urges government leaders to 'Stand up and do better,' but he sees a fractured system
Odin the therapy pony continues to work its magic for Guelph woman <b>(6 photos)</b>

Odin the therapy pony continues to work its magic for Guelph woman (6 photos)

Amy Lalonde’s therapy horse has taught her a lot about herself and her worst fears and she has gone back to school to understand how he did it
Father and son say thanks to local heroes who came to their aid after a near-fatal collision

Father and son say thanks to local heroes who came to their aid after a near-fatal collision

The collission on Grange Road April 7 made national headlines and became a cautionary tale about motorcycle safety and the dangers of texting and driving
York Road Kitchen and Chocolate Bar: Finding a silver lining in a cloud of smoke

York Road Kitchen and Chocolate Bar: Finding a silver lining in a cloud of smoke

In this Following Up story we reconnect with Karim Ladhani and Sara Watson a year after a fire nearly destroyed their restaurant, the York Road Kitchen and Chocolate Bar