John McCrae, writer of the famous war poem “In Flanders Fields,” was born in Guelph.
Actress Neve Campbell, seen in the horror film “Scream” and Netflix series “House of Cards,” grew up here.
Guelph was named in honor of King George IV, whose family was from the House of Hanover, which was a branch of the House of Welf. The House of Welf is also spelled like “Guelf” or “Guelph.”
The Ontario Veterinary College is one of only five veterinary colleges in Canada.
The Sleeman brewery can be found in the riding.