Here in Guelph you’ll always find someone that will tell you government’s all wrong. It’s filled with the corrupt and the opportunistic, and no one that cares about the day-to-day issues of concern to citizens. Well, imagine living in an Ontario city where voters turned over 11 of 14 council seats, plus the mayor, and still couldn’t get out of actual scandal. Continue reading “GUELPH POLITICAST #137 – Megan Stacey, London Free Press Reporter”
For the next couple of weeks, the Open Sources Guelph election team (which is the same as the regular Open Sources team) are doing spot interviews with people running for city council on October 22’s municipal election.
We began last Thursday with incumbents Dan Gibson and James Gordon, and challengers Charlene Downey and Dominique O’Rourke.
Follow the link below, or search “Guelph Politicast” and download on iTunes, Stitcher and Google Play.
This week on Open Sources Guelph, we were all ready to hunker down and focus on our first batch of municipal election interviews, but no, Doug Ford had to go and break constitutional norms because he wasn’t going to be stopped by some un-elected judge! Or something. Anyway, we’ll talk about all this notwithstanding talk, and then we’ll get right into the interviews.
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Leanne Piper has enjoyed many years on city council, and she’s hoping that Ward 5 voters are going to give her four more. Continue reading “CANDIDATE QUESTIONNAIRE – Leanne Piper for Ward 5 Councillor”
Jolly Bedi is on a list of eight people all vying for the one seat on the Upper Grand District School Board from Ward 6 and Puslinch. Continue reading “CANDIDATE QUESTIONNAIRE – Jolly Bedi for Ward 6/Puslinch Upper Grand District School Board Trustee”
Sebastian Dal Bo is one of four incumbents hoping to return to the Wellington Catholic District School Board for four more years. Continue reading “CANDIDATE QUESTIONNAIRE – Sebastian Dal Bo for Wellington Catholic District School Board Trustee”
Charlene Downey is one of six challengers trying to flip one of Ward 1’s seats in 2018. Continue reading “CANDIDATE QUESTIONNAIRE – Charlene Downey for Ward 1 Councillor”
Jonathan Knowles hopes to provide some new energy to council if elected for Ward 2. Continue reading “CANDIDATE QUESTIONNAIRE – Jonathan Knowles for Ward 2 Councillor”
Indu Arora was one of the first people to file her candidacy on May 1, so she’s fairly eager to represent Ward 4 in the next council. Continue reading “CANDIDATE QUESTIONNAIRE – Indu Arora for Ward 4 Councillor”
After a four-year hiatus, Christine Billings returned to council as one of two new representatives for Ward 4, and now she’s asking for four more. Continue reading “CANDIDATE QUESTIONNAIRE – Christine Billings for Ward 4 Councillor”
Twice-monthly, Guelph Politico posts the latest inspection results from the Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health Unit inspection of local restaurants, hotels, cafes, grocery stores and other businesses that handle food. We call it “Mangez!”, and this column highlights the latest inspections done by WDGPH, and the results they’ve posted. Continue reading “MANGEZ! Dine Safe Guide for September 1-15, 2018”