Longfield Re-Elected as Liberals Hold Area Seats and Make Gains

Guelph has sent a Liberal to Ottawa in every election since 1993, and Election #43 was no exception. Liberal incumbent Lloyd Longfield is still the Member of Parliament for Guelph, and though he’s going back to Ottawa with a smaller Liberal government, we will have some new friends from the area. Continue reading “Longfield Re-Elected as Liberals Hold Area Seats and Make Gains”

The Official Guelph Ballot Makes Us Ask, “Who is Michael Wassilyn?”

Wednesday was the deadline to be nominated to run in the 2019 Federal Election, and Guelph has nine people people on the ballot. Are you surprised at that number? You might be, because along with the eight known candidates, there’s a ninth independent candidate in the race, and it’s hard to find any information about him. Continue reading “The Official Guelph Ballot Makes Us Ask, “Who is Michael Wassilyn?””

Debates and All Candidates Meetings Are Coming this Week

After weeks of issues, discussion and door-knocking, the election really gets busy this week with a trio of upcoming all candidates meetings and debates. You can do it on a bike, or you can check out a discussion about social justice, or you can wait until next week and hear the candidates wrap about the climate. Continue reading “Debates and All Candidates Meetings Are Coming this Week”

GUELPH POLITICAST #177 – Aisha Jahangir, NDP Candidate

The slate of major party candidates for the riding of Guelph is complete, and of the five, just two of them have never before been a guest on the Guelph Politicast… Until now.  Well, one of them gets scratched off the list this week, at least. Prepare to say “Hello” to Aisha Jahangir, who is one of those five people trying to become Guelph’s next Member of Parliament. Continue reading “GUELPH POLITICAST #177 – Aisha Jahangir, NDP Candidate”

Dyck Wants to Be Green For the 2019 Federal Election in Guelph

We’re still nine months out from Election Day, but the local ballot is starting to take shape with a familiar face making it known that he intends to represent the Green Party going in to the 2019 Federal campaign.  Continue reading “Dyck Wants to Be Green For the 2019 Federal Election in Guelph”