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June 14 2021, Guelph Mercury Guelph council approves exploring added heritage protections for jail land


October 22 2020, Guelph Today Artists donate work to help Yorklands Green Hub fundraise for former Ontario Reformatory land

October 4 2020, Guelph Mercury Give Yorklands a Chance – article by Susan Ratcliffe


December 20 2016, Guelph Mercury Discouraged Guelph council aims to fight for its jail lands vision 

June 30 2016, Guelph Mercury Province outlines plans for jail lands 

April 10 2016, Guelph Today 47-Acre parcel sought as site of ecological learning centre

October 18 2015, Guelph Mercury Landscape students lend their vision to Yorklands Green Hub

January 14th 2015, Guelph Mercury Enthusiasm growing for Yorklands Green Hub

September 28th 2014, Guelph Mercury Yorklands Green Hub still awaiting provincial approval but rallies around new logo 

June 8th 2014, Guelph Mercury BioBlitz suggests Guelph Innovation District is ecologically healthy

May 7th 2014, Guelph Mercury Jane’s Walk on former Guelph correctional lands inspirational

December 2nd 2013, Guelph Mercury Residents ask for changes to York lands development project

September 24 2011, Guelph Mercury Prison labour created much loved ponds