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”

Guthrie and Mayors Say Pitchforks Are Ready if There’s No New Funding in 2021

Municipalities are managing the pandemic well, but they still need help and they shouldn’t have to beg for it. That was the one-sentence wrap up of a Cambridge Chamber of Commerce event Thursday morning where Guelph’s own Mayor Cam Guthrie, joined Mayor Kathryn McGarry of Cambridge and Mayor Patrick Brown of Brampton to trade notes on managing the pandemic, and potential issues that still lie ahead. Continue reading “Guthrie and Mayors Say Pitchforks Are Ready if There’s No New Funding in 2021”