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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.


Michael Van Ooteghem remembered with Special Olympics sponsorship

Michael Van Ooteghem remembered with Special Olympics sponsorship

After Michael Van Ooteghem's life ended tragically last year, friends and family raised $100,000 in his memory
Two-way, all-day GO train service timeline remains unclear

Two-way, all-day GO train service timeline remains unclear

Despite a 2031 date for two-way all-day GO train service being used broadly by the province, a direct timeline for the service through Guelph remains a mystery
It’s more than just castles for Guelph sand sculpting world champion

It’s more than just castles for Guelph sand sculpting world champion

A five-time world champion sand sculptor, Karen Fralich has participated in numerous competitions, globally
U of G's GOOSE chamber a deep space food finalist

U of G's GOOSE chamber a deep space food finalist

Winner of the Deep Space Food Challenge to be announced in the spring
Physician recruitment strategy underway in Guelph Wellington

Physician recruitment strategy underway in Guelph Wellington

Guelph Wellington Ontario Health Team has received funding from the City of Guelph and Wellington County to establish a new physician recruitment program
Royal City Science hosting Curiosity Carnival next month

Royal City Science hosting Curiosity Carnival next month

Curiosity Carnival runs Feb. 17 and 18, will feature mobile planetarium, film screening and interactive game show hosted by CBC's Nature of Things host Anthony Morgan
Guelph’s urban park plan endorsed by Mississaugas of the Credit

Guelph’s urban park plan endorsed by Mississaugas of the Credit

'This place offers a profound opportunity for healing, conservation, restoration and a connection to nature,' states letter of support
Rockwood teen wins Olympic talent search contest

Rockwood teen wins Olympic talent search contest

Since its inception in 2016, the RBC Training Ground program has tested 13,000 athletes at free local events across Canada
Guelph gave Ukrainians reasons to stay

Guelph gave Ukrainians reasons to stay

For some Ukrainians in Guelph who came here nearly two years ago they are having trouble finding a reason to go back
DENSO donates 42 bikes to the Guelph Neighbourhood Support Coalition

DENSO donates 42 bikes to the Guelph Neighbourhood Support Coalition

In this instalment of Following Up, we check in on the company's annual Build-a-Bike initiative