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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.


GPS blues are going green

GPS blues are going green

In this Following Up feature we talk to Guelph Police Service fleet manager Jim Turow as they prepare to roll out the first of the hybrid utility vehicles in their marked fleet
Staying home not an option for everyone

Staying home not an option for everyone

In this Following Up feature we return to The Bench and talk to Ed Pickersgill about his efforts to continue feeding the homeless and marginalized during the COVID-19 pandemic
Former Guelph teacher's virtual classroom more relevant than ever with students stuck at home

Former Guelph teacher's virtual classroom more relevant than ever with students stuck at home

In this Following Up, we reconnect with former local teacher Joe Grabowski and his virtual classroom Exploring by the Seat of Your Pants
Providing essential physio service online

Providing essential physio service online

In this Following Up feature we reconnect with Karla Andrews who has responded to COVID-19 by taking her in-home physiotherapy service online
National powerlifting gold buys ticket to Belarus

National powerlifting gold buys ticket to Belarus

In this Following Up feature we talk to Kafui Hotsonyame fresh from his gold medal win at the Canadian National Powerlifting Championships in Winnipeg
Local eatery blames overreaction to Covid-19 for sudden drop in business

Local eatery blames overreaction to Covid-19 for sudden drop in business

In this Following Up feature we return to Chao Bistro and hear from owner Billy Nguyen about how a previously busy and popular restaurant has lost 90 per cent of its business in the past few weeks
A sweet way to celebrate the season

A sweet way to celebrate the season

In this Following Up feature we catch up with folks from the Urban Sugaring Project as they drop off sap to project coordinator John Dennis
Raising a toast and cutting the cake with new robotic arm <b>(10 photos)</b>

Raising a toast and cutting the cake with new robotic arm (10 photos)

In this Following Up feature we joined Maddy Workman at the Wooly Pub where she was celebrating the use of her new robotic arm provided through the generosity of the community and an anonymous “angel” donor
Still paying the price for turning the other cheek <b>(4 photos)</b>

Still paying the price for turning the other cheek (4 photos)

In this Following Up feature we track the trials and tribulations of Kent Smith who is still suffering physically and mentally from injuries he received from an assault in August 2003
The Freedom Project brings Motown to the Royal City

The Freedom Project brings Motown to the Royal City

In this Following Up feature we catch up with Denise Francis from the Guelph Black Heritage Society to see how the Freedom Project renovations are going at Heritage Hall and hear about the Motown Tribute and other Black History Month celebrations