Incumbents Reign as Goller and O’Rourke Fill Vacant Council Seats

When the dust settled, everyone that was on council when the campaign began will be returning to council when the next term begins in December. The only change is the two new members who will be filling seats vacated by retiring councillors in Ward 2 and Ward 6. Continue reading “Incumbents Reign as Goller and O’Rourke Fill Vacant Council Seats”

ANALYSIS: What Might Council Look Like After Election Day?

On Monday, this whole Municipal Election thing will be over for another four years. So what might we expect when the polls close Monday night? What might the political landscape at city council look like for the next 48 months? Let’s look at some numbers. Continue reading “ANALYSIS: What Might Council Look Like After Election Day?”

Guthrie Takes the Hot Seat in Open Sources’ Last Interview Before Election Day

The podcast version of Open Sources Guelph is usually posted on Monday, but to give you a head start for Election Day, which is also Monday, the decision was made to give it to you Saturday instead.

On Thursday, Mayor Cam Guthrie joined the Open Sources’ hosts in studio to talk about the last four years, and what might be ahead for the next four years.

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Open Sources Guelph

Our municipal election is coming to a close, and so is the municipal election coverage on Open Sources Guelph. We know, don’t try and hide your disappointment. In the season finale of our coverage, we will welcome to the show the second of two mayoral candidates in this election, a man who is no stranger to the Open Sources audience or the Open Sources hosts.

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Fair Denies Allegations in Tribune Article

In a curious email sent Thursday morning, Ward 2 council candidate Dorothe Fair tried to get ahead of allegations in a Guelph Mercury Tribune article. In it, she’s accused of inappropriate actions towards colleagues while she was a vice principal at a Guelph high school eight years ago. Continue reading “Fair Denies Allegations in Tribune Article”

Ontario Energy Board Approves Alectra/GHESI Merger

Last night, the Ontario Energy Board (OEB) released its decision on the merger of Guelph Hydro Electric Systems Inc. with Alectra Utilities, and with the regulator’s approval, the new utility is set to become a reality with the new year. Continue reading “Ontario Energy Board Approves Alectra/GHESI Merger”

Final Five Council Interviews from Open Sources Guelph Now Posted!

Election Day is Monday! And if you live in Ward 1, Ward 2 or Ward 6, and you’re having a tough time making up your mind on who to vote for, perhaps this bonus episode of Open Sources Guelph will show you the way.

The episode that aired today, and that you can now hear online, featured interviews with council challengers Mark Gernon, Jamie Killingsworth, Rodrigo Goller, Jonathan Knowles, and Usha Arora.

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Open Sources Guelph

This week we get an Open Sources before Open Sources. In this special, additional hour of the show this week, Open Sources Guelph will wrap up our one-on-one interviews with council candidates before getting into our last interview of the election season, which will be live from the studio. 

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Mlynarz Talks About Running for Mayor on Open Sources Guelph!

As the 2018 Municipal Election enters the end game, Open Sources Guelph returned to its live format last week with the first of two big interviews.

Last Thursday, Mayoral candidate Aggie Mlynarz dropped by CFRU to talk about her campaign, the issues, and what her vision is for the City of Guelph.

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Open Sources Guelph

It’s been a hustle and bustle these last few weeks to get 19 of your city council candidates onto Open Sources Guelph. Thankfully, for the next two weeks, we’re going to be doing something more laid back, and by laid back, we mean host a couple of very important interviews. For the next two weeks we’re going to talk to two people, and only one of them will be the next mayor of Guelph on October 22.

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MANGEZ! Dine Safe Guide for October 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 October 1-15, 2018”