Award Winning Strategies

During her tenure as mayor, Guelph received several awards for their programs.

 

Public Sector Leadership Bronze Award to the City of Guelph

Institute of Public Administration Canada, 2015

  • Awarded to the City of Guelph for co-producing an Open Government Action Plan with the community

Award of Excellence, Public-Private Partnership to the City of Guelph

Economic Development Council of Ontario, 2015

  • Awarded to the City of Guelph for the Grow Guelph Business Retention and Expansion Program

Community Energy Builder Award to Envida Community Energy

Quality Urban Energy Systems of Tomorrow (QUEST), 2014

  • Awarded to Envida Community Energy (owned by Guelph Municipal Holding Inc and the City of Guelph) in the Utility category for building and commissioning the first segment of the Galt District Energy System, implementing seven solar energy facilities and a small-scale combined heat and power system, obtaining approval for a forthcoming large-scale combined heat and power facility and qualifying to develop biomass projects

Sustainable Communities Award (Energy) to the City of Guelph

Federation of Canadian Municipalities, 2014

  • Awarded to the City of Guelph for the implementation of their Community Energy Initiative.

Impact Award

International Community Indicators Consortium Summit, 2014

  • Awarded to the City of Guelph for its development of community indicators for wellbeing

Ron Lance Memorial Award

Waste Diversion Ontario, 2014

  • Awarded to the City of Guelph for achieving the highest residential waste diversion rate in Ontario in 2012

Silver Award

Share the Road Cycling Coalition, 2014

  • Awarded to the City of Guelph for being one of the most bicycle friendly cities in Ontario

Excellence in Planning Award

Ontario Professional Planners Institute, 2013

  • Awarded to the City of Guelph for the Downtown Secondary Plan.