GUELPH POLITICAST #333 – The View from Brampton

On Monday, Patrick Brown announced that he would be running for re-election as the Mayor of Brampton. It was a no-brainer because it seemed pretty unlikely that he’s going to get back in the Conservative leadership race, but it’s far from certain that Brown has the political juice to even get his old (current) job back. This week, we look at Brown’s controversies through the eyes of someone that knows them best. Continue reading “GUELPH POLITICAST #333 – The View from Brampton”

Kitchener Post Moving to All-Digital at the End of the Month

If you’re concerned about the erosion of the local media landscape, then this probably won’t be the best news you’ll hear this week. The Kitchener Post, a weekly newspaper that has been publishing in Kitchener since 2011, will be eliminating its print publication at the end of the month and will be going all digital. Continue reading “Kitchener Post Moving to All-Digital at the End of the Month”

GUELPH POLITICAST #175 – In Conversation at Guelph Civic Museum

It’s been three-and-a-half years since the Guelph Mercury last published, but for many people in our community, the loss feels as fresh today as it did on January 30, 2016. What a community looks like without a daily paper, and how it gets its news without that baseline has been a frequent topic of discussion, and it was again last week at the Guelph Civic Museum. Continue reading “GUELPH POLITICAST #175 – In Conversation at Guelph Civic Museum”