Hear Guelph Politico Talk About the Future of Local News (and the Past and Present)

Right now, at the Guelph Civic Museum, you can see a pair of exhibits that pay tribute to the work and accomplishments of the ink stained retches that once worked in our local daily newspaper. But what about the future? Or the present for that matter? Well, the Museum will be hosting a conversation about the past, present, and future of newspapers and journalism, and Guelph Politico will be taking part. Continue reading “Hear Guelph Politico Talk About the Future of Local News (and the Past and Present)”

Ford Announces Massive Cabinet Shake-Up Nearly One Year After Swearing In

Not even one year after the Progressive Conservative government was sworn in at Queen’s Park, Premier Doug Ford has shuffled his cabinet, and not just a minor shuffle. In all, the cabinet was increased by seven people, and over 20 members of the old cabinet were shifted to new positions including high profile ministers like Vic Fedeli, Lisa MacLeod, and Caroline Mulroney. Continue reading “Ford Announces Massive Cabinet Shake-Up Nearly One Year After Swearing In”

LIVE BLOG: City Council Meeting for Jun 17, 2019

The annual reports for Guelph Municipal Holdings Inc, and Guelph Junction Railway. You can click here and here for the amended agenda from City Hall, and you can click here for the Politico preview. For the complete blow-by-blow of today’s council meeting, you can follow along on Twitter, or follow the tweets below. You can also watch the City’s own live-stream of the meeting here. Continue reading “LIVE BLOG: City Council Meeting for Jun 17, 2019”

MANGEZ! Dine Safe Guide for June 1-15, 2019

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 June 1-15, 2019”

City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the June 24 Meeting?

To finish up June, council will revisit leash-free parks in Guelph, and also look ahead to the next phase of winning the Smart Cities Challenge, and what’s going to happen now that the Province has shaken up development charges. Continue reading “City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the June 24 Meeting?”

GUELPH POLITICAST #174 – Bill 108

The Government of Ontario has recessed for the summer, but not before they passed the More Homes, More Choices Act, or Bill 108. You’ve probably heard a lot about Bill 108, or at least enough to know that it’s not as benign as the name of it implies. Yes, there will be some serious consequences from its passage, so let’s take a moment to figure out what they are. Continue reading “GUELPH POLITICAST #174 – Bill 108”

LIVE BLOG: City Council Meeting for Jun 10, 2019

It’s time again to plan at City Council as councillors sit down for this month’s planning meeting.  You can click here for the amended agenda from City Hall, and you can click here for the Politico preview. For the complete blow-by-blow of today’s council meeting, you can follow along on Twitter, or follow the tweets below. You can also watch the City’s own live-stream of the meeting here. Continue reading “LIVE BLOG: City Council Meeting for Jun 10, 2019”

City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the June 14 Meeting?

It only comes once a year, the annual shareholder meetings for both Guelph Municipal Holdings Inc, and Guelph Junction Railway. Continue reading “City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the June 14 Meeting?”

Local NDP Announces Candidates and Decision Date

Guelph New Democrats have announced that they have two candidates that want to be the party’s candidate for Guelph in the 2019 Federal Election. Which one of them will it be? Members will vote before the end of June. Continue reading “Local NDP Announces Candidates and Decision Date”

Sachan is the Conservative Candidate for Guelph this Fall

Dr. Ashish Sachan has been acclaimed as the Conservative candidate for the Guelph riding for the 2019 Federal election this fall. In all, 223 members voted between the two candidates, veterinarian Sachan and local businessman Derek Matisz. Continue reading “Sachan is the Conservative Candidate for Guelph this Fall”