Committee of the Whole Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the April 1 Meeting?

April Fools! It’s time for Committee of the Whole again, and the topic is Corporate Services, which is no joke! Really. Continue reading “Committee of the Whole Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the April 1 Meeting?”

Two Weeks Till Deadline and Half of Council Still Needs to File Expenses

Although the 2018 Municipal Election has been over for a while, there’s still matters of paperwork that need to be completed. On March 29, all the financial statements for candidates and third party advertisers from the last fall’s elections are due to the City Clerk, but as of right now only five members of the current city council have submitted theirs. Continue reading “Two Weeks Till Deadline and Half of Council Still Needs to File Expenses”

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!”

GUELPH POLITICAST #144 – Lessons from the Campaign Trail

The election has been decided, all the votes have been counted, the successful candidates are now preparing to take the seats they’ve been appointed to fill by popular vote. What is there left to say? Actually, there’s a lot. An election is about more than who wins it, and this is a podcast about the lessons learned from the ones who tried but didn’t succeed. Continue reading “GUELPH POLITICAST #144 – Lessons from the Campaign Trail”

Election Follow-Up Discussion on Open Sources

You thought the election was over? Sorry, we have to have one last say on the matter from this week’s Open Sources Guelph, which you can now download on the Guelph Politicast channel.

The first segment of last Thursday’s show focuses on the results of the municipal election in Guelph, and around Ontario. But stay tuned to the rest of the show as we discuss legal cannabis, the murder of Jamal Khashoggi, and what’s in store for the next election in 2019.

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Open Sources Guelph

Finally, we’re getting back to normal on this week’s edition of Open Sources Guelph, and by “normal”, we mean in Trump adjusted terms. The big man will come up in a tertiary way on today’s show, but he will not be our focus. Instead, we’ll be looking at the fallout of the Municipal Election race here in Guelph and other places, the ongoing controversy over the apparent murder of a journalist in Turkey, the lack of controversy from Canada legalizing pot, and we’ll look ahead to the next election. (Naturally.)

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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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