RECAP: Schreiner Talks About Healthcare, Climate and Queen’s Park Life at Town Hall

In his first town hall as the MPP for Guelph, Green Party of Ontario Leader Mike Schreiner covered a wide-range of issues including climate change, healthcare, transit, and the lack of decorum these days at Queen’s Park. Continue reading “RECAP: Schreiner Talks About Healthcare, Climate and Queen’s Park Life at Town Hall”

City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the February 26 Meeting?

The regular council meeting for February has environmental concerns front and centre, as city council considers joining a club of global lenvironmental leaders, and considers feedback to the Greenbelt expansion. Continue reading “City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the February 26 Meeting?”

GUELPH POLITICAST #19 – Dave Regos, Producer of Divide in Concord

We are no strangers to water issues here in Guelph. Whether it’s our system of water use monitoring, or the ongoing battle between local conservationists and a certain bottling plant south of the city, Guelph has been at the forefront of the debate in the ways we use, protect, and replenish the world’s most valuable resource: drinking water. At the intersection of municipal politics and water protection is a new documentary called Divide in Concord, which chronicles one woman’s quest to ban single-serve, non-reusable bottles of water in her hometown Concord, Mass. That struggle is coming to Guelph this weekend when Divide in Concord screens at the Guelph Film Festival. Continue reading “GUELPH POLITICAST #19 – Dave Regos, Producer of Divide in Concord”