CANDIDATE QUESTIONNAIRE – Luc Cousineau, Ward 3 Councillor

“I was born in Guelph, and after a few years away I returned 10 years ago. The city has changed a lot in that time, and so have I. Through my work at a major not-for-profit in the city, followed by my work in graduate school and as a university teacher and researcher I have discovered how absolutely essential working toward a socially just world is for everyone.” Continue reading “CANDIDATE QUESTIONNAIRE – Luc Cousineau, Ward 3 Councillor”

CANDIDATE QUESTIONNAIRE – Kevin Bowman, Ward 3 Councillor

“The city faces many very significant and urgent challenges and I don’t feel the city is taking urgent or significant action to meet these challenges.” Continue reading “CANDIDATE QUESTIONNAIRE – Kevin Bowman, Ward 3 Councillor”

CANDIDATE QUESTIONNAIRE – Michele Richardson, Ward 3 Councillor

“I made the decision to run in this election as I believe this is a critical time for the City of Guelph. In this post pandemic phase we need the City of Guelph to Recover, Revive and Thrive. Guelph is a great City and I have the skills to help our community achieve incredible things. The City of Guelph has great potential and I want to ensure we utilize all our resources to make it the best it can be.” Continue reading “CANDIDATE QUESTIONNAIRE – Michele Richardson, Ward 3 Councillor”

Municipal Election Nominations Update Week #12

It’s election season here in Guelph! The nominations are open for this fall’s Municipal Election, and interested residents are filing their papers to run for positions as mayor, for city council and for a spot on one of the local school boards. Each week, this space will break down who’s new to the race, who’s running again, and where we’re still waiting for someone to show an interest! Continue reading “Municipal Election Nominations Update Week #12”

Allt Has Good Feelings About the Budget in Open Sources Interview

The annual Guelph Budget is complete for another year, and it was a tough one for all involved as there were a number of pressure points including infrastructure, transit expansion, and the demand for more police resources. How tough was it? Ward 3 Councillor Phil Allt came on Open Sources Guelph last Thursday to talk about it. Continue reading “Allt Has Good Feelings About the Budget in Open Sources Interview”

CANDIDATE QUESTIONNAIRE – Steven Petric for Ward 3 Councillor

When Steve Petric appears at council, it’s usually to speak about transit issues, but now he aims to be at council all the time as one of Ward 3’s councillors. Continue reading “CANDIDATE QUESTIONNAIRE – Steven Petric for Ward 3 Councillor”

CANDIDATE QUESTIONNAIRE – Mike Foley for Ward 2/3/4 Upper Grand District School Board Trustee

Mike Foley aims to be a new voice on the Upper Grand District School Board as one of two representatives for Wards 2, 3, and 4. Continue reading “CANDIDATE QUESTIONNAIRE – Mike Foley for Ward 2/3/4 Upper Grand District School Board Trustee”

CANDIDATE QUESTIONNAIRE – Tina Danese for Ward 2/3/4 Upper Grand District School Board Trustee

Tina Danese is aiming for an upset in the race for Ward 2, 3, and 4 Trustee for the Upper Grand District School Board running against one other challenger and the two incumbents. Continue reading “CANDIDATE QUESTIONNAIRE – Tina Danese for Ward 2/3/4 Upper Grand District School Board Trustee”