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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.


Lockdown protester making some noise outside city hall

Lockdown protester making some noise outside city hall

Guelph stay-at-home dad is in the second week of a loud, one-man protest outside city hall to challenge the province's stay-at-home order
Local runner's cancer battle inspired by Terry Fox

Local runner's cancer battle inspired by Terry Fox

Haley Davis readies for her 150 km fundraising run in support of cancer foundations
A year later, Fergus man continues to bagpipe for frontline workers

A year later, Fergus man continues to bagpipe for frontline workers

Peter Hummel remained motivated to play nearly every night for a year when he heard from frontline workers who appreciated what he did
Setting sail for a new dawn with Sue Smith

Setting sail for a new dawn with Sue Smith

In this Following Up feature we talk to Guelph singer-songwriter Sue Smith about her new album Tonight We Sail and her free live stream concert performance with the Potion Kings at the River Run on Friday
Guelph might have a dog poop problem

Guelph might have a dog poop problem

Guelph resident details his journey on picking trash around the city, finding overwhelming amounts of dog poop
Looking at vaccine hesitancy from a historical perspective

Looking at vaccine hesitancy from a historical perspective

In this Following Up we talk to University of Guelph professor Maya Goldenberg about her new book Vaccine Hesitancy: Public Trust, Expertise and the War on Science
Woman collecting books, puzzles for Guelph seniors

Woman collecting books, puzzles for Guelph seniors

The Following Up story catches up with Helen Vanos, who has a new initiative to help during the pandemic after doing visits with her therapy horse last May
After 57 years in the business, Ed Veri is hanging up his scissors <b>(12 photos)</b>

After 57 years in the business, Ed Veri is hanging up his scissors (12 photos)

In this Following Up feature we look back more than half a century with barber, Ed Veri, the last of the originals at Freddy's Barbershop who is retiring after 57 stylish and colourful years.
Noah Irvine continues his fight for increased mental health and addictions supports from feds

Noah Irvine continues his fight for increased mental health and addictions supports from feds

In this edition of Following Up, we check in with Guelph mental health champion Noah Irvine and his efforts to establish a ministry of mental health and addictions
The power of the Wish Effect

The power of the Wish Effect

In this Following Up feature we chat with Sharon Rice at the Guelph Wish Fund for Children about bringing happiness and hope to children with debilitating and life-threatening illnesses