Engage in Municipal Politics
- City website that allows the community to provide input on city projects, policies, and initiatives.
- Youth are WELCOME and ENCOURAGED to use this website to help shape municipal-level decisions.
- To engage with the city from this webpage, register for an account and browse current projects.
- Young people are allowed and welcome to appear as delegates (speak at a city council meeting) or send written comments for open meetings of the City Council and the Committee of the Whole.
- Find a form to sign up to delegate here.
- Contact information for city councillors and the mayor to send an email or written letter about an issue you see in your community.
- Find information about the Guelph Youth Council by clicking “Guelph Youth Council” in the menu at the top of this page.
Tips to get involved in your school
- Go to your school’s annual club fair and join a club or sports team
- Book a meeting with a guidance counsellor at your school who can point you in the right direction to:
- Join a club you want to join
- Start your club with teacher support
- Find employment or volunteer opportunities
- Listen to the announcements to hear about events happening in your school
- Join your student council/student government at your school
Other ways to have your voice heard:
Reach out to local community groups and organizations to see how you can contribute to their organization.