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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.


Making Guelph more edible

Making Guelph more edible

In this Following Up feature we recultivate a discussion we started last spring with Urban Orchardist Matt Soltys about his efforts to reforest the city with fruit and nut trees
Passion fuelling local musician 1,000 days of practice challenge on Instagram

Passion fuelling local musician 1,000 days of practice challenge on Instagram

'It was really just a way to enforce and remind myself of what I'm working towards and what I do love about music,' says local violinist
Art Etc. and HOPE House join forces to resume free community art program

Art Etc. and HOPE House join forces to resume free community art program

'People are excited that we finally get to be back, it was an important program for a lot of people'
Housing costs, inflation driving up food insecurity in Guelph

Housing costs, inflation driving up food insecurity in Guelph

'I think people don’t understand that a lot of folks are just one missed pay cheque away from accessing places like Chalmers'
The need to look beyond the numbers when studying vaccine hesitancy

The need to look beyond the numbers when studying vaccine hesitancy

In this Following Up feature we reconnect with vaccine hesitancy researcher and author Maya Goldenberg to get her observations on the COVID-19 vaccine campaign one year later
Kitchen Bees charitable food program shifting its focus

Kitchen Bees charitable food program shifting its focus

'Not closing, just changing,' said John Dennis, program coordinator of the Kitchen Bees, which will soon be Helper Bees
Guelph actor shares the experience of going through cancer treatments in new book

Guelph actor shares the experience of going through cancer treatments in new book

Book intended to be a raw account of his journey with cancer
Orpha completes her 100 walks for charity just before her 100th birthday <b>(8 photos</b>

Orpha completes her 100 walks for charity just before her 100th birthday (8 photos

Orpha Thrasher will be turning 100 years old on Tuesday
A search for poetic justice

A search for poetic justice

In this Following Up feature we talk to poet and anti-poverty activist Ed Pickersgill about his latest volume of poetry and the cold hard truth about life on the streets in Guelph
YouTube holiday music playlist turning into 'nice little community tradition' for local artists

YouTube holiday music playlist turning into 'nice little community tradition' for local artists

Local musicians Dan McLean Jr. and Meg Shuebrook put together this year's playlist