GUELPH POLITICAST #148 – Guelph Stuff: Closed Meetings, High Speed Rail & What’s Next

You know those podcasts where two people talk about the news like they’re some kind of experts on the subject? Well, this is like that, except about Guelph news! Continue reading “GUELPH POLITICAST #148 – Guelph Stuff: Closed Meetings, High Speed Rail & What’s Next”

High Speed Rail Coming to Guelph, and Heading on to Windsor

Toronto to Windsor in under two hours? That’s the promise in this morning’s announcement that high speed rail is coming to southern Ontario and the Golden Horseshoe by 2031 at a cost of just over $20 billion. But can it be done in the timeline proposed and for the amount of money suggested, or is the Province of Ontario reaching beyond its grasp? Continue reading “High Speed Rail Coming to Guelph, and Heading on to Windsor”

City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the May 30 Meeting?

In another special meeting of council this month (and the last), the mayor and councillors will hear back on pending infrastructure projects: Guelph’s share of all that investment money that the Federal government announced earlier this year, and creating a stop in the Royal City for the high speed rail line coming sometime in the next 20 years. Continue reading “City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the May 30 Meeting?”