GUELPH POLITICAST #254 – Guelph Stuff (2020 Year in Review)

When we look back at 2020, we will remember the pandemic. Full stop. We will remember locking down, making masks a regular part of our wardrobe, and the economic tumult created by so many people losing their job, or working from home, or having to radically reorient their business models in order to stay afloat. But what about the rest of the year’s news? Continue reading “GUELPH POLITICAST #254 – Guelph Stuff (2020 Year in Review)”

GUELPH POLITICAST #106 – Guelph’s Crooked Media

Before we wrap up 2017, let’s review the year that was at city council. That’s 12 months of decisions and debates on all matters of local governance from big items like merging hydro, to smaller items like approving sign bylaw variances. To take this one on, I needed a team. A group of people that observe city hall as closely as I do. Let’s assemble Guelph’s Crooked Media. Continue reading “GUELPH POLITICAST #106 – Guelph’s Crooked Media”

Tribune Clarifies the Matter with Negative Seagram Ads

The early campaign tactic to throw mud on NDP candidate Andrew Seagram by the “Regional Agent of the Conservative Party of Canada” has made national headlines, but what was missing from the conversation was an answer to an important question: did he actually say that? The answer is, of course not. Two ads have been released by the nameless “Regional Agent”, both with quotes taken from social media, both taken out of context. Fortunately, the Guelph Tribune has done the dirty work of re-contextualizing things. Continue reading “Tribune Clarifies the Matter with Negative Seagram Ads”