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Journeys articles share about lives lived in our community are made possible through the continued support of Jesse's On The Green as part of our Community Leaders Program.


Gordon Chadder left no road in life untravelled

Gordon Chadder left no road in life untravelled

A bus driver for the City of Guelph for 35 years, Gordon could still be seen driving at the age of 100
Arts community feeling the loss of jewellery artist Sandra Goss

Arts community feeling the loss of jewellery artist Sandra Goss

Goss and her husband, Andrew owned Goss Design Studio on Clarke Street East
Guelph-born artist William Stevenson persevered to prominence

Guelph-born artist William Stevenson persevered to prominence

Seen as 'too modernist' by many, Stevenson eventually became known as one of Canada's finest landscape artists
Life was an adventure for Lloyd Hetherington

Life was an adventure for Lloyd Hetherington

'He had a great love for people and he could meet people and really understand them'
From hockey star to deputy police chief: remembering George Usitalo

From hockey star to deputy police chief: remembering George Usitalo

'He always said there were two things he wanted to do in life; either be a hockey player or be a policeman, and he got to do both'
Imelda Porcellato left her mark on Guelph's Italian-Canadian community

Imelda Porcellato left her mark on Guelph's Italian-Canadian community

'They needed someone to see them for who they were and what they had to offer to the community'
The passing of Bill Bojeczko from Wally Parr Sausage leaves behind some 'big shoes to fill' says family

The passing of Bill Bojeczko from Wally Parr Sausage leaves behind some 'big shoes to fill' says family

'He treated everybody the same, whether you were the janitor or the owner of a huge corporation, he didn’t care'
Remembering Guelph's favourite Santa Claus

Remembering Guelph's favourite Santa Claus

In this Journeys feature we remember Bob Berry, who brought the joy of Christmas to young and old alike for more than four decades playing Santa Claus
Remembering the life and legacy of Michael 'Doogie' Hauser

Remembering the life and legacy of Michael 'Doogie' Hauser

'I strongly think everyone who came through there over the years, can credit a bit of their success to him'
Remembering a beloved teacher who enriched the lives of so many

Remembering a beloved teacher who enriched the lives of so many

'Her community was very much linked to the school community, the church community and her friends,' says Josée Lapierre's husband