CANDIDATE QUESTIONNAIRE – Joe Tersigni for Wellington Catholic District School Board Trustee

“I am running for Trustee to promote and protect Catholic Education and to continue working towards maintaining excellence in student achievement. Our Catholic school system is an enduring gift that has been handed down to us since 1841. I am fully committed to maintaining this excellent Catholic Education System in Ontario.” Continue reading “CANDIDATE QUESTIONNAIRE – Joe Tersigni for Wellington Catholic District School Board Trustee”

CANDIDATE QUESTIONNAIRE – Vikki Dupuis for Wellington Catholic District School Board Trustee

“I have said many times that education can ‘level the playing field’ for kids, and not just in terms of learning. Education can offer experiences, opportunities and educators who can change the course of a child’s life. The impact of an education ripples throughout a person’s entire life. As a trustee I have had a voice in the governance of those opportunities and experiences, and I foster my calling to serve and support children.” Continue reading “CANDIDATE QUESTIONNAIRE – Vikki Dupuis for Wellington Catholic District School Board Trustee”

CANDIDATE QUESTIONNAIRE – Marino Gazzola for Wellington Catholic District School Board Trustee

“I have always had a passion for education and an even stronger passion for Catholic education, and I want to continue to ensure the viability and strength of Catholic education.” Continue reading “CANDIDATE QUESTIONNAIRE – Marino Gazzola for Wellington Catholic District School Board Trustee”

Labour Celebrates Work and Politics at First In-Person Picnic Since 2019

The hot dogs were grilled, the music was folksy, and the political takes were hot. Maybe it was just the thrill of having a Labour Day picnic again after two forced delays during the pandemic, but the crowds were bigger than usual for the annual event put on by the Guelph & District Labour Council. It also could have been the politics, as local unions are gearing up for a labour fights on a couple of fronts. Continue reading “Labour Celebrates Work and Politics at First In-Person Picnic Since 2019”

CITY PAGES: Fall Rec Programs, Bridge EA, and Help For Pets in Need

The City of Guelph, and it’s various partners and agencies, put out a lot of information on a weekly basis, and while it all ends up on the City’s website somewhere, wouldn’t it be easier to just scroll through it all on one easy-to-read article on Guelph Politico here…? Continue reading “CITY PAGES: Fall Rec Programs, Bridge EA, and Help For Pets in Need”

The Complete Ballot for the 2022 Guelph Election

This is it! All the papers have been accepted, all nominees have been named. If your wondering who’s running and who to vote for this fall from the mayor’s chair, to your city councillors, to one of the four local schools boards, this is what you’re looking at. Let the campaign begin! Continue reading “The Complete Ballot for the 2022 Guelph Election”

Municipal Election Nominations Update Week #16 – Ballot Complete!

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. In the last update, we will look at the last minute break down of who’s new to the race, who’s running again, and who decided that they’re done with politics (for now?) Continue reading “Municipal Election Nominations Update Week #16 – Ballot Complete!”

Municipal Election Nominations Update Week #15

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 #15”

Municipal Election Nominations Update Week #14

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 #14”

Words of Encouragement From Medical Officer of Health Before Monday

For hundreds of thousands of Ontario school students, Monday’s a big day. Schools province-wide are re-opening, and that brings with it certain concerns about health and safety with the Omicron variant still spreading. Perhaps the public could use some reassurance? A letter from Medical Officer of Health Dr. Nicola Mercer offers some of that, but it also reminds the community that protecting schools is a group effort. Continue reading “Words of Encouragement From Medical Officer of Health Before Monday”