RECAP: Three Federal Candidates Talk Food Insecurity in First Election Debate

In an event hosted by Arrell Food Institute and The SEED, three of Guelph’s Federal Election candidates met in the first debate of the season to talk about issues of food insecurity, food sovereignty, and food accessibility. Continue reading “RECAP: Three Federal Candidates Talk Food Insecurity in First Election Debate”

RECAP: Elizabeth May Answers Questions and Talks About Green Ambitions

Green Party of Canada leader Elizabeth May brought her election message to Guelph on Monday night. Hoping to gain momentum heading into the fall campaign, around 200 people gathered in the University of Guelph’s Peter Clark Hall to hear from May, and ask questions about about the issues. Continue reading “RECAP: Elizabeth May Answers Questions and Talks About Green Ambitions”

P.E.I. Greens Are the Official Opposition, Guelph Greens Celebrate Anyway

The Progressive Conservative Party is expected to form minority government in the Legislative Assembly of Prince Edward Island. Local and national media reported Tuesday night that after a close race in the polls between the PCs and the Green Party, it was the PCs that came out on top. Continue reading “P.E.I. Greens Are the Official Opposition, Guelph Greens Celebrate Anyway”

Green Rally Makes Liberal Guelph a “Toss Up” According to Polls

There might be trouble ahead for Lloyd Longfield in this fall’s Federal Election if current polling is to be believed. A popular website that aggregates polling data and does statistical analysis on Canada’s 338 Federal ridings is rating the typically Liberal safe riding of Guelph as a toss up in this October’s contest. Continue reading “Green Rally Makes Liberal Guelph a “Toss Up” According to Polls”

Dyck is the Green Party Candidate After Four Rounds of Voting, Plus Recount

Steve Dyck is officially the Green Party candidate for Guelph in this October’s Federal Election. After four rounds of voting, and one recount, Dyck will run against Liberal incumbent Lloyd Longfield and try to push the Guelph Green wave into the House of Commons. Continue reading “Dyck is the Green Party Candidate After Four Rounds of Voting, Plus Recount”

Green Nominee Who’s Who: Meet the 5 People Who Want to Run

The Guelph branch of the Green Party is feeling pretty good about their chances locally after a historic win last spring. Can they repeat this fall with the Federal Election? Well, one of these five people will test their electoral luck in October… Continue reading “Green Nominee Who’s Who: Meet the 5 People Who Want to Run”

Guelph Greens Announce Two Potentials for Local Candidate

Hoping to capitalize on the “Green Crush” locally last year in the provincial election, the local riding association of the Green Party has added two new potentials hoping to make the Federal riding Green as well. Continue reading “Guelph Greens Announce Two Potentials for Local Candidate”

Dyck Wants to Be Green For the 2019 Federal Election in Guelph

We’re still nine months out from Election Day, but the local ballot is starting to take shape with a familiar face making it known that he intends to represent the Green Party going in to the 2019 Federal campaign.  Continue reading “Dyck Wants to Be Green For the 2019 Federal Election in Guelph”

GUELPH POLITICAST #157 – The “New” Climate Change Fight

We basically have 12 years to save the world. This according to the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, whose message hasn’t changed after all these years: the Earth’s climate is changing, and human activity is the cause. Is that why protest has been so hot this cold January? Continue reading “GUELPH POLITICAST #157 – The “New” Climate Change Fight”

GUELPH POLITICAST #63 – Electoral Reform Redux

It was a little over six months ago that I sat down with Steve Dyck and Ken MacKay of Fair Vote Canada’s Guelph branch to talk about electoral reform, it’s various options, and what form it might take when the Trudeau government came back with its options this past December. Those were the days. Continue reading “GUELPH POLITICAST #63 – Electoral Reform Redux”