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Ukraine: More killed in the deadliest clash this year

The death poll of the ongoing conflict in eastern Ukraine has risen to seven the nations military said on Monday. This has been the deadliest clash in the Eastern part of war-torn Ukraine since mid-December. The clashes coincide with U.S. President Donald Trump’s efforts on improving U.S.-Russia relations which has alarmed Kiev while the conflict […]

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Quebec shooting: Two suspects arrested and six dead

The historic and deadly shooting that took place on Sunday at a mosque in Quebec City resulted in six dead and eight injured.   Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has called the incident an “a terrorist attack on Muslims.” A Quebec court clerk has named the two that brought into custody initially as Alexandre Bissonnette and Mohamed el Khadir. […]

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Shooting at Quebec City mosque kills six

A shooting at a Canadian mosque in Quebec City has killed at least five.  Quebec City Police have arrested two suspects at this point, but did not provide a number regarding a number for deaths or injuries. One of the suspects was chased to near l’île d’Orléans. The identities of the two in custody have […]

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Trump defends refugee ban

President Donald Trump on Sunday defended his recent executive actions on immigration and refugees, saying that the media was falsely reporting that it was a ban on Muslims instead of keeping the country safe.   Despite his steadfastness on the matter, even a top aide walked back part of the order, showing signs of confusion within the […]

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Return of publication

When the Guelph Mercury breathed its final, gasping gulps for air before slipping into the waves of history, Guelph was up-in-arms. We were enraged and engaged, ready to stand up for the importance of media. But then, where did it go? To admit, I myself was caught up in defending the cornerstone to democracy, the […]

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Will it start in the Middle East?

  The Middle East crisis has escalated to a breaking point where even the smallest incident could change the fate of the world. When a Russian Su-24 warplane was shot down by Turkish F-16s in the Turkey-Syria border area November 2015, the world held its breath. “The Su-24 being shot down last month gave grounds […]

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City approves renovation for Guelph police headquarters

On February 2, City Hall approved a $25 890 000, exclusive of HST, proposal by Jasper Construction Corp. for the renovation of Guelph Police Service headquarters located at 15 Wyndham Street.   Out of the six tenders submitted, Jasper Construction Corp. of Concord, Ontario presented the best option. City Council allocated $34,000,000 out of the […]

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Guelph accountability threatened, editorial 

Eli Ridder, 19 The closing down of the Mercury, and local outlets across Canada, threatens our democratic society. Czech film director Milos Forman said, “the cornerstone of democracy is free press – that’s the cornerstone”. This is a fundamental principle shared by most, if not all, modern western nations around the world. Canada is known […]