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These stories about local people previously featured in the news are made possible through the continued support of Dietrich Law as part of our Community Leaders Program.


Guelph consumption and treatment site is saving and improving lives, say health officials

Guelph consumption and treatment site is saving and improving lives, say health officials

Site saw 5,500 visits from 185 people in its first year, with 49 overdoses reversed
After receiving fines from hosting concert, Guelph musician still looking to give to community

After receiving fines from hosting concert, Guelph musician still looking to give to community

'I'm not going to have the music playing very loud, it’s not like there’s going to be a big band playing there,' says Monty Greig of his event planned for Halloween night
'Things are looking up' as Guelph author releases second book for children's cancer fundraiser

'Things are looking up' as Guelph author releases second book for children's cancer fundraiser

Scherer said he hopes to raise $10,000 by June 2022 in book sales and get a major publishing deal
Sewing group puts mask scraps to good use in Our Vibrant Village art

Sewing group puts mask scraps to good use in Our Vibrant Village art

EmPower Sewing group used scrap materials from sewing face masks to create the Our Vibrant Village Quilt, which is on display at the Guelph Museums
Guelph-based firm takes next step in making take-out more environmentally friendly

Guelph-based firm takes next step in making take-out more environmentally friendly

A Friendlier Company has raised over $500,000 that will go toward rapid acceleration and continuously providing sustainable takeout food containers to restaurants
CMHA WW releases mental health tips for children as they get back to school

CMHA WW releases mental health tips for children as they get back to school

These tips include developing routines, encouraging safe social connections and becoming re-acquainted with the school
Aiming for a new high

Aiming for a new high

In this Following Up feature we catch up with recovering addict and medal-winning athlete Steve Baldamus as he trains for new challenges on and off the field
James Gordon's latest creation combines music and literature

James Gordon's latest creation combines music and literature

The Ark of The Oven Mitt by James Gordon has a soundtrack that allows readers to go on tour with the fictional travelling band Miles & Myles
Mental health of WCDSB students grows with wellness gardens

Mental health of WCDSB students grows with wellness gardens

'This has been really out of the box on how we provide traditional mental health interventions,' says mental health lead for the board
150 years for the last standing Orange Lodge in Guelph

150 years for the last standing Orange Lodge in Guelph

Grand Orange Lodge of Guelph was established in 1871