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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.


Comic creators calling on fans to tune in and take part in online telethon 'Be Our Heroes, Canada'

Comic creators calling on fans to tune in and take part in online telethon 'Be Our Heroes, Canada'

In this Following Up feature we chat with Jennifer Haines from The Dragon about the Be Our Heroes, Canada, live Facebook event May 16 and 17 to help rescue the struggling comics business
Heart to Art program helps people articulate their loss

Heart to Art program helps people articulate their loss

In this Following Up feature we return to Hospice Wellington where they are using their art therapy program to give 1,000 people in the community an opportunity to express their experiences during the pandemic
Guelph Tool Library goes virtual

Guelph Tool Library goes virtual

Online seminars, repair Q & A just some of the things being offered online
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