PODCAST SPECIAL: Student Groups Push Back Against Student Choice Initiative

Nothing sours your journalistic objectivity more than being emotionally invested in the story, but that’s the way it is for proposed changes to post-secondary funding called the Student Choice Initiative. The move might take away important funding for campus groups, and it might take away funding for an important factor to Guelph Politico‘s success. Continue reading “PODCAST SPECIAL: Student Groups Push Back Against Student Choice Initiative”

Guelph Politico’s Top 10 News Stories of 2018!

December means end of the year lists, and when you’re a Guelph news site, that means taking account of the last 12 months worth of stories and deciding which were the 10 most compelling. Here’s the year in news according the finest mind of Guelph Politico! Continue reading “Guelph Politico’s Top 10 News Stories of 2018!”

Changes to Guelph Politico Coming in 2018

In the interest of taking stock, as usual, at the end of the year, let us now look ahead to the coming year, and what changes you might expect on your favourite local political site. No! I mean Guelph Politico. Here are seven goals that we can all look forward to in the coming 12 months. Continue reading “Changes to Guelph Politico Coming in 2018”

Top 10 Guelph Political Stories of 2017

It’s the end of the year, and that means that it’s time for lists. Lists and more lists. Top 10s on every conceivable subject. Guelph Politico also likes to do lists this time of year, and the subject we chose is the Top 10 Guelph Political Stories of the Year. From retirements to mergers, from reviews stalled and reviews achieved, and from one renovation project nearing completion to another finally making it on the books, it was another busy year in the Royal City. Let’s countdown the hits in order… Continue reading “Top 10 Guelph Political Stories of 2017”

What Kind of Change.org Does Guelph Want Right Now?

What matters to the people of Guelph? That’s a question those of us in the media struggle with all the time. So I decided to look at the website Change.org to see what people in Guelph have been caring about this summer, and what issues, ideas and challenges they’re trying to draw attention to. Think pets. Think transit. Think the environment. See what difference some people on Change.org are trying to make for Guelph below. Continue reading “What Kind of Change.org Does Guelph Want Right Now?”

The Annotated Market Squared Column About the “Upside Down” of Guelph

Back in May, I posted a fairly consequential column to GuelphToday.com. Called “We need to talk about Guelph”, this piece took on a life of its own and started a really positive and intricate discussion about the tremendous need in our community. When the column was shared on the “Overheard at Guelph” Facebook page, someone said that they had wished that links had been included to some of the things discussed, and I thought, “Hey, I can do that…” Continue reading “The Annotated Market Squared Column About the “Upside Down” of Guelph”