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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.


Signs of the times <b>(14 photos)</b>

Signs of the times (14 photos)

In this Helpers gallery we take a look at some of the ways people in the community are expressing their gratitude for the contribution of frontline workers during the COVID-19 health crisis
Walk-By Galleries lets artists share some colour during gloomy days

Walk-By Galleries lets artists share some colour during gloomy days

Guelph's artists are being encouraged to display their art in their windows to share with the community
Window walks helping maintain community in Guelph neighbourhoods

Window walks helping maintain community in Guelph neighbourhoods

Homemade art displayed in windows and doors for those walking by to enjoy
Preserving The Priory wasn’t a priority

Preserving The Priory wasn’t a priority

In this Rooted feature we trace the fate of Guelph’s first building, The Priory, from its historically significant construction in 1827 to its unceremonious destruction in 1926
Local dog trainers combine to offer online dog training

Local dog trainers combine to offer online dog training

The 30 Day Covid19 Dog Training and Enrichment Challenge is a group effort
Riding the rails into history

Riding the rails into history

In this Rooted feature we learn about the efforts of the Guelph Historical Railway Association to preserve Guelph’s rail heritage
A fountain from the past that faces the future

A fountain from the past that faces the future

In this Rooted feature we take a look at the Blacksmith Fountain, a gift to the city in 1885 to celebrate the contributions of early industrialist and an economy forged in fire
'Head hoser' an honoured title at the historic Sunny Acres outdoor rink <b>(15 photos)</b>

'Head hoser' an honoured title at the historic Sunny Acres outdoor rink (15 photos)

In this Rooted feature we hit the outdoor rink at Sunny Acres parks where they are celebrating an age-old icy tradition with a new, quintessentially Canadian, game.
Guelph car salesman still making the deals at 97 with no plans to retire

Guelph car salesman still making the deals at 97 with no plans to retire

In this Rooted feature we visit Gerry Kowalsky at Olympic Honda on Woodlawn Road to talk about his 63 years selling cars
Community gardens growing in popularity, applications quadrupled

Community gardens growing in popularity, applications quadrupled

In this Rooted feature we talk to Dave Beaton at the City of Guelph about the growing popularity of community gardens