You should expect a few traffic delays before and after tonight’s Ti-Cats game in the areas around the university. You’ll also notice some short term road closures.
Guelph Police say some closures may occur on College Avenue between Gordon and Victoria Roads as well as Gordon between College and Stone Roads. A kickoff party downtown at 1:00 will also have Carden Street closed before the game.
Stopping to unload passengers on College by the stadium will not be permitted. A public drop off zone will be created on East Ring Road south of College Avenue.
An off duty Toronto Police officer put in some overtime last night. He noticed a car swerving and driving erratically. After following the car into a parking the lot the officer made the arrest and turned the driver over to Guelph Police. The man was found to be over the legal limit, he was released on a promise to appear in court
Guelph Police are reminding you to always lock your vehicle. Sometime early Saturday morning 2 young men were seen going into an un-locked car on Ferman drive and walked away with a grey canvas fishing bag. The bag contained more the $1500 worth of tackle and equipment. If you see the bag or have any information pleas contact Guelph Police Services or Crime Stoppers.
Prime Minister Harper will be in Lac-Megantic, Quebec today to assess the rail disaster, which he calls horrendous and shocking.
Harper says the thoughts and prayers of all Canadians are with the town’s residents. The Prime Minister says federal and Quebec officials are ready to offer whatever help is needed, adding there will be a full investigation into the disaster.
Fires continue to burn and there are fears more tankers could explode at the sight of the derailment yesterday. One person is confirmed dead and more then 2000 people have been evacuated from their homes. The train carrying crude oil derailed in the Quebec town east of Montreal yesterday causing massive explosions that destroyed 30 buildings.
Investigators are trying to figure out why a Boeing 7-77 crashed and burned upon arrival at San Francisco’sw airport yesterday. two passengers are dead and more then 180 have been taken to hospital, All passengers have been accounted for. Witnesses say the airliner was too low on it’s approach and hit its tail on the runway. The Jet was operated by Asiana, South Korea’s second largest air-line.
Guelph Transit is trying to make it easier to get to and from Ti-Cats games this season.
Free rides are being offered for ticket holders on game days – and NOW game day shuttle service is being offered AFTER the games today and Thanksgiving Monday.
Three shuttle routes are being offered. They leave the University Centre every 15 minutes between 7:45 and 9:15.
The Ti-Cats open their new temporary home tonight vs. The Edmonton Eskimos, kick off is at 5.
Despite putting up 5 runs in the bottom of the 8th the Guelph Royals were unable to overcome Kitchener Panthers, falling 8-7 at Hastings Stadium last night. The Panthers were up 8-2 at one point after putting-up a 5 pot of their own. The Royals will be looking for revenge tonnight as these 2 teams battle agian, this time in Kitchenr at Jack Couch Park.
The Silvercreeks fared much better then their senior counterparts. The Creeks pounded the Jr. Panthers 11-2. That re-match gets going at 4 today in Kitchener
The Minnisota Twins broke out their 5 game losing streak by beating up on Blue Jays yesterday 6-0. Guelph native Scott Dimond will take the ball for Twins, the Jays counter with call-up Todd Redman.
Jose Bautistia has been slected as a starter for the American League in theis years MLB All-Star Game. Joing him will be 1st baseman Edwin Encarnacion and releiver Brett Cecil, both chosen as aternates by coaches and players. The All-Star game goes July 16th
15th-seeded Marion Bartoli, won her first Grand Slam title by beating 23rd-seeded Sabine Lisicki of Germany 6-1, 6-4 at Wimbelton yesterday. Today the men’s champion will be cround and it should be a good one. Andy Murry takes battles Novak Jokavich at center court this morning.