A Guelph male in his 20’s faces a number of charges following an attempted robbery last night in the area of Glasgow Street South and Essex street. Police say the suspect approached a small group of people just before midnight, pulled out a knife. and demanded a cell phone.
One of the men in the group was reportedly stabbed in the abdomen in an ensuing scuffle.
Police say the group was able to pin the male down and hold him until police arrived.
The stabbing victim was transported to hospital and treated for minor injuries.
Charges against the accused include robbery, assault with a weapon, possession of a dangerous weapon, and breach of probation.
More jobs are coming to the Royal City.
Autoparts maker, Linamar has announced a $15-million plan to build boat engine parts in Guelph.
The project is part of the company’s effort to diversity operations and grow jobs: which includes up to
50 jobs to start.
Provincial Economic Development, Trade and Employment Minister Eric Hoskins presented the company
with a $1.5-million grant toward the initiative to make pleasure boat engine components.
The Special Olympics Provincial Spring Games are coming to Guelph, in May of 2016.
An official announcement was made yesterday in front of City Hall.
The CEO of Special Olympics Ontario, said Guelph met every criteria the organization was looking for
in a host city.
More than 1,000 athletes, coaches and families will descend on the city in three years’ time for the games, which will include swimming, bowling, basketball, powerlifting and bocce ball events.
The Tories are circling the wagons after their finance critic
billed taxpayers about 20-thousand dollars after moving to a home
outside his riding.
Peter Shurman represents a Toronto-area riding and also keeps an
apartment in the city, but now lives in Niagara-on-the-Lake.
Conservative Monte McNaughton says such allowance claims don’t
get approved by leader Tim Hudak.
Shurman says he notified Hudak when he began claiming the housing
allowance, but has agreed to discontinue it while the rules are
A strike by nearly 300 University of Windsor employees looms this
Mediated talks are continuing between the university and CUPE
local 1393, which represents 280 technical employees who perform lab
tech, IT and skilled trades duties.
The strike deadline is midnight tomorrow.
University president Alan Wildeman says he’s confident an
agreement can be reached.
The Transportation Safety Board is investigating the death of a
float plane pilot on Dee Dee Lake, 30 kilometres south of Red Lake.
The 67-year-old Minnesota man lost his balance and fell into the
propeller of his float plane on Thursday.
Police say James Kowalski died of his injuries in hospital in Red
The Guelph Hurricanes are 1-and-0 to start the regular season in Junior B hockey action.
Guelph edged the Cyclones in Listowel 4-3 in a shootout.
The Hurricanes play their home opener tonight versus Waterloo.
Puck drops at 7:30PM at the Sleeman Centre.
In Junior C preseason play – the Fergus Devils opened their exhibition schedule falling 4-3 to the Otters in Huntsville.
In other action Schomberg skated past the Erin Shamrocks 5-1.
A busy Junior C schedule today with a tournament in Alliston at the New Tecumseth Arena.
Fergus takes on Penetang at 10:30AM and then battles Port Perry at 7:15PM.
Meanwhile Erin faces off with Little Britain at 1:45PM, and then meets TNT at 5:00PM.
The Tiger Cats host the BC Lions this afternoon on the CFL docket. Opening kickoff is set for 4:00PM at Alumni Stadium at the U of G.