GUELPH POLITICAST #181 – Kevin Bowman, 123 Guelph

London has done it. Cambridge and Kingston might do it. But how about Guelph? How about the other 440 cities, towns and villages in the Province of Ontario? Because they can do it if they want thanks to the last provincial government! Get your mind out of the gutter because the “it” we’re talking about is ranked ballots for municipal elections. Continue reading “GUELPH POLITICAST #181 – Kevin Bowman, 123 Guelph”

READ: Mayor Guthrie’s Inaugural Address

Last night, City Council met for the first time of the 2018-2022 term. Mayor Cam Guthrie laid out his thoughts and priorities for the next four years, and now Guelph Politico lays them out for you here. Check out the full text of Mayor Guthrie’s inaugural address below: Continue reading “READ: Mayor Guthrie’s Inaugural Address”

LIVE BLOG: City Council Meeting for December 3, 2018

It’s here! The start of a whole new term of city council. There won’t be much action in terms of policy, but there will be lots of swearing (in). 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 3, 2018”

GUELPH POLITICAST #148 – Guelph Stuff: Closed Meetings, High Speed Rail & What’s Next

You know those podcasts where two people talk about the news like they’re some kind of experts on the subject? Well, this is like that, except about Guelph news! Continue reading “GUELPH POLITICAST #148 – Guelph Stuff: Closed Meetings, High Speed Rail & What’s Next”

City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the December 3 Meeting?

The council meeting on December 3 is a special occasion. Only one thing’s on the agenda, and that’s getting the new council to officially take their seats… Continue reading “City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the December 3 Meeting?”