Minister of Transportation Announces 25 Per Cent More GO Trains – 2 of Them!

Anyone hoping for an early Christmas present in the form of two-way, all-day GO Train service between Kitchener and Union Station will have to settle for one extra trip per day in the New Year. Continue reading “Minister of Transportation Announces 25 Per Cent More GO Trains – 2 of Them!”

LIVE BLOG: City Council Meeting for December 17, 2018

Although the term has just begun, the year at council comes to end with some big discussions about cannabis, governance, and the Speedvale Trail Underpass. 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 tonight’s council meeting, you can follow me on Twitter, or follow the tweets below. Continue reading “LIVE BLOG: City Council Meeting for December 17, 2018”

MANGEZ! Dine Safe Guide for December 1-15, 2018

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 December 1-15, 2018”

GUELPH POLITICAST #150 – Royal City Musical Productions Inc.

All the world’s a stage, and that includes Guelph. And in Guelph, the realm of the big, lively, stage musical belongs to Royal City Musical Productions Inc. It’s not Broadway, but it can be just as good, and even more conveniently located. This week, we take a peek behind the curtain. Continue reading “GUELPH POLITICAST #150 – Royal City Musical Productions Inc.”

Complete List of Council and Public Appointments to Boards, Agencies, and Committees

Before last night’s meeting, city council met as a striking committee to appoint members of the public to fill vacancies on various boards and committees, and to appoint themselves to the same. The complete list is below: Continue reading “Complete List of Council and Public Appointments to Boards, Agencies, and Committees”

LIVE BLOG: City Council Meeting for December 10, 2018

It’s back to the business of planning in this first, full council meeting of the new term. 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 tonight’s council meeting, you can follow me on Twitter, or follow the tweets below. Continue reading “LIVE BLOG: City Council Meeting for December 10, 2018”

City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the December 17 Meeting?

The second meeting of this term is also the last of 2018, and also a fascinating mix of governance, trail development, and where we might allow cannabis storefronts to be placed in town. Continue reading “City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the December 17 Meeting?”

GUELPH POLITICAST #149 – The Moraine Discovery Tour

It was a cool, crisp, and sunny late-fall afternoon. It was the perfect weather to enjoy a little time outside, learning about the vast swath of land that the City of Guelph wants to develop for 25,000 new residents. Continue reading “GUELPH POLITICAST #149 – The Moraine Discovery Tour”

City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the December 10 Meeting?

It’s our first planning meeting in a while on Monday as we catch up on several rezoning applications, review the third-quarter budget variance, and hear a special request from the Guelph Community Health Centre. Continue reading “City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the December 10 Meeting?”