VIDEO: Watch the First Full Mayor’s Debate Between Guthrie and Mlynarz

A lot of you have been looking for a way to watch Wednesday’s mayoral debate at the Italian Canadian Club, and the fate’s have answered… Continue reading “VIDEO: Watch the First Full Mayor’s Debate Between Guthrie and Mlynarz”

RECAP: Guthrie and Mlynarz Face Off in First Mayoral Debate

Guelph’s two mayoral candidates debated for the first time at the Italian Canadian Club tonight in an event hosted by the Guelph Wellington Coalition for Social Justice. What did they say on the issues? Who got in their licks? Wast there any controversy? Check out Guelph Politico’s recap below. Continue reading “RECAP: Guthrie and Mlynarz Face Off in First Mayoral Debate”

GUELPH POLITICAST #124 – Debate Debrief with Scotty Hertz

You know you have a packed house when you actually have to make the house bigger! That’s what happened last Thursday at the All Candidates Debate hosted by the Guelph Wellington Coalition for Social Justice. There’s been a lot of arm chair quarterbacking from social media pundits, but now it’s time for the semi-amateur official community radio pundits to have their say. Continue reading “GUELPH POLITICAST #124 – Debate Debrief with Scotty Hertz”

Notes From the Guelph Wellington Coalition for Social Justice Debate

Whether they had an appetite for change, or an appetite for politics, over 400 people flooded the Italian Canadian Club for the first Guelph debate of the 2018 Provincial Election. Standing room only gave way to organizers embiggening the room for more seats, as seven of the eight announced candidates sparred on a bunch of issues in a 150-minute set. Here’s what we learned… Continue reading “Notes From the Guelph Wellington Coalition for Social Justice Debate”

The Majority Opinion Seems to be Against 75 Dublin Development

At council Monday night there will be a final decision about the proposed apartment building to be constructed at 75 Dublin St. N. The process has been very controversial with the speed at which it’s been done, the effect on the heritage landscape, and the placement immediately next to Central School all being considerations. Public reaction seems negative for the most part, but there are three groups in particular that might tip the balance against the development’s approval. Continue reading “The Majority Opinion Seems to be Against 75 Dublin Development”

Some Sparks, Not Many, at Social Justice Debate

Without Conservative candidate Gloria Kovach, the social justice debate hosted by Guelph / Wellington Coalition for Social Justice and the Registered Nurses Association of Ontario didn’t have a lot of life, but in front of a packed house at the Italian Canadian Club, there were some contentious moments. Continue reading “Some Sparks, Not Many, at Social Justice Debate”

Upcoming Election Events in Guelph

As of today, there’s just one month left till Election Day. With the campaign heating up, there’s a lot of election related events happening in the next couple of weeks. Here is a sampling: Continue reading “Upcoming Election Events in Guelph”