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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

Permanent closure of Dublin Street has residents upset

Permanent closure of Dublin Street has residents upset

Area residents upset about what it means for the neighbourhood and the fact there was little consultation
City reimburses U of G students $1.188 million due to free transit

City reimburses U of G students $1.188 million due to free transit

Students had already paid for their entire winter semester bus pass before the city made it free to ride
Guelph rally to disarm, defund and divest police calls for action <b>(16 photos)</b>

Guelph rally to disarm, defund and divest police calls for action (16 photos)

Around 275 people listen, march and leave messages for the Guelph Police and protest Canada Day as something to celebrate
A Canada Day drive-by thank you <b>(11 photos)</b>

A Canada Day drive-by thank you (11 photos)

Several groups and individuals got a drive-by thank you on Canada Day from the Guelph Kids Social Distancing Birthday Parade
City fires general contractor of police headquarters reno project

City fires general contractor of police headquarters reno project

Over a year behind schedule and over budget, the project is now looking for a new general contractor to complete the job
Guelph needs to recognize it has issues, say organizers of Canada Day anti-police rally (corrected)

Guelph needs to recognize it has issues, say organizers of Canada Day anti-police rally (corrected)

Event gets underway at Lyon Park starting at 7 p.m.
The Elliott gets city's backing to help deal with capital funding issues

The Elliott gets city's backing to help deal with capital funding issues

Long-term care facility says increased costs partially-related to COVID-19 means they want city to guarantee a $4 million loan instead of previously approved $2 million
Town hall features lengthy discussion about police role in dealing with mental health calls

Town hall features lengthy discussion about police role in dealing with mental health calls

'We aren't mental health workers, but are the ones called to deal with mental health crisis': Police Chief Gord Cobey
Local high schools hold drive-in graduation events <b>(15 photos)</b>

Local high schools hold drive-in graduation events (15 photos)

Local protesters join province-wide opposition to Bill 175 <b>(5 photos)</b>

Local protesters join province-wide opposition to Bill 175 (5 photos)

Protesters feel Bill 175 has not had enough public consultation and shouldn't be before the legislature during the pandemic
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