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Guelph, Ont.’s Strategic Advisory Group unveils plan to address inclusiveness and safety – Guelph
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Guelph, Ont.’s Strategic Advisory Group unveils plan to address inclusiveness and safety – Guelph

The City of Guelph, Ont., is out with an operational plan designed to make the downtown area more welcoming, and for residents and visitors feel safe. The plan comes from the Strategic Advisory Group, a subcommittee of the Mayor’s Task Force on Homelessness and Community Safety.The advisory group is made up of Guelph Mayor Cam Guthrie and Shakiba Shayani, president of the Guelph Chamber of Commerce as co-chairs.The group also consists of MP Lloyd Longfield, MPP Mike Schreiner, Chief of Police Gord Cobey, directors of front-line service agencies, and staff from the County of Wellington.In a news release, the operational plan consists of six priorities: accelerating permanent supportive housing, expanding daytime and overnight services and facilities, enhancing safety, strengthening...