GUELPH POLITICAST #139 – Jason Hammond, Wroute

There’s been a lot of discussion about regional this year with elections at the two government levels most directly responsible for creating it. Transit within the city is important, but unless you’re going to Toronto, public transit out of Guelph is somewhat limited. Perhaps private industry can fill the void? Continue reading “GUELPH POLITICAST #139 – Jason Hammond, Wroute”

Horwath Enjoys First Place and a Beer at Brothers Brewery Campaign Stop

Nothing like a cold beer on a hot day, especially when you’ve got frontrunner status in a contentious provincial election race! Ontario New Democrat leader Andrea Horwath rolled up to Brothers Brewery for a lunch time meet and greet following a contentious leaders debate Sunday night, and despite her success so far, Horwath’s message was there’s still a lot of work to be done. Continue reading “Horwath Enjoys First Place and a Beer at Brothers Brewery Campaign Stop”

MTO Approves That Daily Bus From and To Owen Sound

If you religiously listen to the Guelph Politicast (and why wouldn’t you), then you will recall March’s episode on Regional Transit, which included an interview with Chris Hughes, Manager of Contract Services for the City of Owen Sound. Hughes talked about a proposed daily bus to Guelph from Owen Sound sponsored by some start up money from the Ministry of Transportation Ontario. Follow-up: the MTO has approved it. Continue reading “MTO Approves That Daily Bus From and To Owen Sound”

GUELPH POLITICAST #117 – Regional Transit

If you don’t have a car in Guelph, how do you get to Cambridge? Well, you can get the Greyhound to Kitchener at one of the few times a day it departs and then transfer to Grand River Transit at Sportsworld Drive. You can also take the GO Bus to the Aberfoyle “Park and Ride”, wait an hour and get the bus to Kitchener from there. Either way, you could probably walk to Cambridge faster… Continue reading “GUELPH POLITICAST #117 – Regional Transit”