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Rooted articles share stories about the people and places that make us proud to call our community home.

This section is made possible by our Community Leaders Program.


The bridge that spans generations

The bridge that spans generations

In this Rooted feature we span time and space with a historic stroll over Speed River on the Heffernan Street Footbridge
South end library getting creative with its space

South end library getting creative with its space

The new Makerspace/Tech Hub at the branch that opens in January will give people a space to do some hands-on creating
Understanding wrongs and seeking justice for First Nations

Understanding wrongs and seeking justice for First Nations

Dublin United Church series is part of November's Treaty Recognition Week
A fountain of pride, patriotism and progress

A fountain of pride, patriotism and progress

In this Rooted feature we visit the I.O.D.E. Fountain across from the Guelph Public Library and talk with retired journalist Helen Brimmell about the significance it holds for women in the community
A parade of pumpkins at the 2019 Pumpkin Promenade <b>(16 photos)</b>

A parade of pumpkins at the 2019 Pumpkin Promenade (16 photos)

The annual Two Rivers Neighbourhood Group's Pumpkin Promenade was a huge success
The ghosts of Guelph’s first jail and gallows <b>(14 photos)</b>

The ghosts of Guelph’s first jail and gallows (14 photos)

In this Rooted feature we take a haunting walk through Guelph’s dark and captivating history at the site of the old Guelph jail
Grange Hill East Neighbourhood Group gets down to carving some pumpkins <b>(10 photos)</b>

Grange Hill East Neighbourhood Group gets down to carving some pumpkins (10 photos)

Neighbourhood group offers a variety of services and activities for 5,000 families in east Guelph
Some soup for you! Stone Soup event celebrates the earth's bounty <b>(6 photos)</b>

Some soup for you! Stone Soup event celebrates the earth's bounty (6 photos)

Stone Soup event at Ignatius Farm celebrates the close of the farming season
Playing the carillon bells at St. George’s always has “a peal” for celebrated musician <b>(11 photos)</b>

Playing the carillon bells at St. George’s always has “a peal” for celebrated musician (11 photos)

In this Rooted feature we climb the bell tower at St George’s Anglican Church to watch carillonneur Gerald Martindale perform a carillon recital.
One-of-a-kind crafts made from the heart <b>(8 photos)</b>

One-of-a-kind crafts made from the heart (8 photos)

Local artists show their talents at the Guelph Fall Handmade Market