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Tony Saxon

Tony Saxon

Tony Saxon’s history as a journalist has been rich and varied over the past 20 years. Most recently known as the Guelph Mercury's beat writer covering the Guelph Storm, Tony is an award winning correspondent, columnist, reporter, feature writer and photographer, who has covered politics, science, and any topic that made for a great story. As a storyteller, Tony is considered “fearless.”

Recent Work by Tony

City files objections to two proposed downtown cannabis stores

City files objections to two proposed downtown cannabis stores

Proximity to mental health and daycare services cited as the reasons
Things we miss: A look at Guelph Dance Festivals past <b>(15 photos)</b>

Things we miss: A look at Guelph Dance Festivals past (15 photos)

This weekend would have been the opening of the 2020 Guelph Dance Festival, cancelled due to COVID-19
Guelph-Wellington Paramedic Service hires 19 new paramedics

Guelph-Wellington Paramedic Service hires 19 new paramedics

Currently undergoing orientation in Guelph
Work begins in preparation for private student housing project at Stone/Gordon

Work begins in preparation for private student housing project at Stone/Gordon

Previous plans showed four towers, the highest at 11 storeys, are planned for the site of the former Royal Brock Hotel
Proposed Arkell Road development goes before council for first time

Proposed Arkell Road development goes before council for first time

Initial presentation and public meeting happens at virtual planning meeting for 220 Arkell Rd.
One good deed helps out another good deed on a sweltering Wednesday afternoon

One good deed helps out another good deed on a sweltering Wednesday afternoon

The Guelph Kids Social Distancing Birthday Party shared the love with The Bench on Wyndham Street Wednesday afternoon
Guelph Police Service faces recruiting challenges as number of applicants tumbles

Guelph Police Service faces recruiting challenges as number of applicants tumbles

Finding enough qualified applicants for job openings is a challenge many police forces are facing
Pandemic claims a Guelph institution as The Ward Skatepark shuts down

Pandemic claims a Guelph institution as The Ward Skatepark shuts down

Owner Matt Schmidt said the unknown was too much to deal with moving forward
Council confirms preferred location for future 25-acre park south of Guelph

Council confirms preferred location for future 25-acre park south of Guelph

Park would eventually be placed on part of what is currently Springfield Golf and Country Club as opponents call for more discussion
Location of future south end community park highlights Monday council agenda

Location of future south end community park highlights Monday council agenda

Guelph City Council gets back to some regular business with online council meeting Monday night