City of Guelph Employee Put on Leave After They “Criticized and Disparaged” Saturday’s March

A City of Guelph employee has been suspended after they posted an inappropriate message concerning Saturday’s Solidarity Protest to Support Black Lives Matter to the popular “Overheard at Guelph” Facebook page. The employee has been put on administrative leave, and an investigation is being conducted, but while the post has since been deleted, many on social media remain disturbed at the swipe at a peaceful and inclusive event. Continue reading “City of Guelph Employee Put on Leave After They “Criticized and Disparaged” Saturday’s March”

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!”

RECAP: Mayor Guthrie Facebook Town Hall – August 15

This evening, Mayor Cam Guthrie held a town hall on the Facebook group “Guelph This & That” live from his hotel room in Ottawa. The 90-minute Q&A covered a wide variety of topics, so in case you missed it, just want the highlights, or are not a part of the “This & That” group, here’s the blow-by-low of what the mayor discussed, and what questions were asked. Continue reading “RECAP: Mayor Guthrie Facebook Town Hall – August 15”

Changes Coming to Politico in 2017

It’s been quite a year for Guelph Politico! Thank you to everyone that engages with the site be it monetarily, through support and sharing on social media, or by sampling making Politico you’re destination for political news in the City of Guelph. 2016 was a tremendous year, tremendously busy and tremendously accomplished, but as the holiday break begins, I’m also taking this time to announce some changes for Guelph Politico in the new year. Check them out and let me know what you think. Continue reading “Changes Coming to Politico in 2017”

Make Guelph Great Again?!?!

Here in Canada, we like to look at the Presidential Election circus south of the border with a degree of smug self-satisfaction, but you never know, maybe people in Canada like what Trump’s standing for, whatever it is. Some of them, may even go to the University of Guelph. Continue reading “Make Guelph Great Again?!?!”