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These stories about the people and places that make us proud to call our community home are made possible through the continued support of Nick FitzGibbon as part of our Community Leaders Program.


Hilltop view: a photographic tour of the St. George's Park neighbourhood

Hilltop view: a photographic tour of the St. George's Park neighbourhood

This Rooted feature takes a photographic stroll through the historic and architecturally-diverse streets of the St. George's Park Neighbourhood
Memories of growing up Italian in St. Patrick's Ward <b>(11 photos)</b>

Memories of growing up Italian in St. Patrick's Ward (11 photos)

Joe Tersigni shares his memories of growing up in Guelph's St. Patrick's Ward during the 1940s and 50s
GALLERY: A photographic stroll around historic downtown Guelph <b>(26 photos)</b>

GALLERY: A photographic stroll around historic downtown Guelph (26 photos)

In this Rooted feature we take a photographic stroll around the core to capture images of some of the oldest surviving buildings and monuments in downtown Guelph.
A photographic stroll through a quiet University of Guelph campus <b>(23 photos)</b>

A photographic stroll through a quiet University of Guelph campus (23 photos)

In this Rooted feature we visit some of the historic and popular sites on the uncharacteristically-quiet campus at the University of Guelph
Mayor makes special visit to help ease young boy's pandemic anxiety

Mayor makes special visit to help ease young boy's pandemic anxiety

A few weeks ago Cam Guthrie created the COVID-19 Community Hero certificate to recognize those who have gone out of their way during the pandemic
A photographic stroll through The Ward <b>(24 photos)</b>

A photographic stroll through The Ward (24 photos)

In this Rooted feature we take a photographic tour of The Ward, a community steeped in legend and teeming with cultural and architectural heritage.
Serving up some help for frontline workers

Serving up some help for frontline workers

East end restaurant Queen's Cafe continues to be a socially-responsible business with donation of PPE
A simple plan for a complex problem

A simple plan for a complex problem

In this Rooted feature we join a group of friends as they drop off food and other items they collected during their Stronger Together communityneighbourhood food drive for the Guelph Food Bank
'I just want to give back' says Jolly Bedi of her free food to frontline workers

'I just want to give back' says Jolly Bedi of her free food to frontline workers

Local Pita Pit owner sees her deliveries of free food to frontline workers as a way of giving back to the community that has given so much to her
Safety first for young teddy bear hunters <b>(10 photos)</b>

Safety first for young teddy bear hunters (10 photos)

In this Rooted feature we go teddy bear hunting on Bristol Street with young moms and kids from Michael House and talk with executive director Karen Kamphui about the challenges ahead.