All work at the Guelph GO station is expected to be complete by this winter.
The station’s pick-up and drop-off area and the tunnel that connects it to the station and train platform are now open.
Work continues on a number of additional improvements, including installing communication equipment and fare systems on the south end of the station and completing the installation of elevators in the tunnel.
The platform was also recently extended to accommodate 12-car GO trains to carry more passengers.
In collaboration with the Cardiac Care Network of Ontario and the Waterloo Wellington Local Health Integration Network, St Mary’s Hospital is planning a pilot project to bring a remote pacemaker monitoring clinic to Guelph. Joan Fisk, the Chair of the Board of Directors at LHIN says the Pacemaker Clinic in Guelph served 720 patients with pacemakers, but some of those patients came from Cambridge, Fergus or Mount Forest. Fisk says the clinic could located almost anywhere, from a Doctor’s office, to a pharmacy, and it’s very transferable. The LHIN has been working on the concept of electronic medicine for about 7 years. Its only been in the last few years they have seen more devices like this, approved.
A BlackBerry shareholder claims in a class action lawsuit that
investors were misled by company executives about the smartphone
maker’s financial status.
And the suit — filed yesterday in Manhattan — claims that
misrepresentation is directly responsible for falling stock prices.
It alleges investors were led to believe the Waterloo,
Ontario-based company was “re-emerging as a lead player in the
wireless communications industry.”
Last month, BlackBerry announced losses of nearly a billion
An Ontario court has certified a class-action lawsuit against
Bell Mobility that alleges expiry dates on its pre-paid wireless
services should not be allowed.
The suit argues the services should be treated like gift cards
and not have an expiry date.
The suit was filed on behalf of anyone in Ontario who’s purchased
pre-paid wireless services since May 2010 from Bell Mobility, Virgin
Mobile or Solo Mobile.
Bell says it complies with the law and looks forward to
addressing the case in court.
The Middlesex-London Health Unit says lab tests have linked three
E. coli cases in London to the recall of Compliments brand Super 8
The health unit says the three London residents are recovering.
The recall of the burgers began on October 2nd.
The frozen burgers were distributed in Ontario and four other
provinces through Foodland, Sobeys, FreshCo and Price Chopper
The O-P-P say they’re deferring contract renewal discussions with
The provincial police force says it’s working with the Ministry
of Community Safety and Correctional Services on a new billing model
for municipal policing services.
Municipalities whose contracts expire before January 1st, 2015
can continue their current contracts until the new billing model is
ready or let their contract expire.
Commissioner Chris Lewis says communities won’t see any change in
service no matter which option they choose.
Provincial police are warning homeowners to beware of driveway
They say scammers have been identifying themselves as pavement
contractors and arranging to provide service, but the victims end up
paying for work that’s never completed.
Anyone victimized by this scam is urged to contact police.
The opposition parties say the cash-strapped Liberal government
is far too quick to give away taxpayers’ money.
They’re outraged after learning about a seven-million-dollar
bonus package for executives with the Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games
Progressive Conservative critic Rod Jackson calls it “absurd”
that CEO Ian Troop is in line to get a 780-thousand-dollar bonus
if he brings the 2015 games in on budget and on time.
And the New Democrats says it’s ridiculous to pay people just to
complete the job they were hired to do, and at a very generous
The fall moose hunting season has arrived and the OPP say
they’ll be working with the Ministry of Natural Resources to ensure
laws are obeyed.
Police say hunters should know their possession limits, make sure
they have the right hunting licence, wear bright orange in the bush
and carry a cellphone.
They’re also reminding hunters that it’s illegal to have a loaded
firearm in a vehicle.
A solid effort at both ends of the Sleeman Centre ice for the Guelph Storm in 7-1 pummeling of the Owen Sound Attack.
All seven Storm goals were scored by different players with Zach Mitchell and Brock McGinn also recording two assists each to go with thier goals.
Justin Nichols was the winning goaltender stopping 37 of 38 shots. Guelph is 4-and-0 to start the campaign.
The Storm now begin a stretch of six games on the road starting tonight in London versus the Knights.
You can hear the game live starting with the pregame show at 6:45PM on CJOY.
The Guelph Hurricanes improved to 4-and-4 on the Junior B hockey season following a 2-1 shootout victory in Stratford.
Guelph welcomes the Elmira Sugar Kings to the Sleeman Centre tonight in a 7:30PM start.
And, the Fergus Devils dropped a 7-4 decision to the Penetang Kings in Junior C action.
Tonight – Huntsville visits Centre 2000 to battle the the Erin Shamrocks, also at 7:30PM.
In University Football – the Guelph Gryphons notched their 13th conseuctive regular season win dating back to last year and remain undefeated on the season after dispatching the York Lions 33-7 under the lights at Alumni Stadium.
Rob Farquharson led the way for the Gryphons with 129 yards rushing and a pair of touchdowns.
Jazz Lindsey threw for 296 yards on 17-of-30 attempts in the win.
Guelph will try to improve to improve to 7-and-0 next Friday at Carleton.