Mayor Cam Guthrie has created a twitter handle, a hashtag, and even some buttons the carry that slogan.
it was the theme of his annual state of the city address, delivered at the delta hotel and convention centre.
Guthrie, now just past the halfway point of his term in office, says when he was elected, he wanted to address what he called “front porch issues”.
He says efforts are finally underway to fix tripping hazards on sidewalks.
a multi-use path has been built along woodlawn road.
he says there is a more business-friendly atmosphere at city hall, whereas before, guelph was known as a city of red tape.
he says one of his proudest moments was opening the city’s first skatepark.
then there is a new “civic administrator” program. We pointed out to the mayor that the city is still waiting for things like a south end recreation centre, and a new downtown library. He says the city has got the ball rolling on a new south end recreation centre and new downtown library.
it’s also taken the first step to dealing with the $200million infrastructure deficit, by way of a special tax levy.
He also announced during the speech at the delta hotel and conference centre, that guelph will be part of the national “3 things for canada” challenge.
for the country’s 150th birthday, everybody in guelph will be asked to give a gift of 3 things.
guthrie says it could be as simple as shovelling a neighbour’s sidewalk.