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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.


U of G tackles issue of food insecurity of students during pandemic

U of G tackles issue of food insecurity of students during pandemic

We follow up with the University of Guelph FoodBank, where they are part of the COVID-19 Food Security Working Group helping feed students and their dependents
Partnerships matter during trying times for Guelph's helping hands

Partnerships matter during trying times for Guelph's helping hands

We follow up with Guelph's HOPE House and how several social agencies are combining efforts to help people
Bringing art from the inside outside

Bringing art from the inside outside

In this Following Up feature we reconnect with prisoner advocate and art curator Garry Glowacki on his front lawn where he has set up a walk-by prisoner art exhibition
Breastfeeding support group moves online

Breastfeeding support group moves online

This Following Up feature looks at how a local breastfeeding support group has moved its gatherings to the internet in the wake of COVID-19
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