First Candidate Interviews Now Available in Open Sources Podcast!

For the next couple of weeks, the Open Sources Guelph election team (which is the same as the regular Open Sources team) are doing spot interviews with people running for city council on October 22’s municipal election.

We began last Thursday with incumbents Dan Gibson and James Gordon, and challengers Charlene Downey and Dominique O’Rourke.

Follow the link below, or search “Guelph Politicast” and download on iTunes, Stitcher and Google Play.

Open Sources Guelph

This week on Open Sources Guelph, we were all ready to hunker down and focus on our first batch of municipal election interviews, but no, Doug Ford had to go and break constitutional norms because he wasn’t going to be stopped by some un-elected judge! Or something. Anyway, we’ll talk about all this notwithstanding talk, and then we’ll get right into the interviews.

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CANDIDATE QUESTIONNAIRE – Christine Billings for Ward 4 Councillor

After a four-year hiatus, Christine Billings returned to council as one of two new representatives for Ward 4, and now she’s asking for four more. Continue reading “CANDIDATE QUESTIONNAIRE – Christine Billings for Ward 4 Councillor”

LIVE BLOG: City Council Meeting for September 11, 2018

With last night’s meeting adjourning just after midnight, council reconvenes to finish its last agenda before the election. You can click here for the amended agenda from City Hall, you can click here for the Politico preview, and you can click here to recap Monday’s portion of the meeting. 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 September 11, 2018”

LIVE BLOG: City Council Meeting for September 10, 2018

Big developments, new heritage properties, and affordable housing join the bylaw suspension proposal on tonight’s council meeting agenda, the last one before the election. 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 September 10, 2018”

CANDIDATE QUESTIONNAIRE – Mary Thring for Ward 2 Councillor

With only incumbent running in Ward 2, there’s opportunity for someone new running their to join city council, and Mary Thring hopes that voters will choose her. Continue reading “CANDIDATE QUESTIONNAIRE – Mary Thring for Ward 2 Councillor”