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Debates and slates
Editorial: At Monday’s last big debate for mayoral candidates, Karen Farbridge noted during her closing remarks that most Ontarians voted in June’s provincial election “against the austerity agenda” of Progressive Conservative leader Tim Hudak.
Early turnout holds promise
Editorial: Guelph’s first test of online voting seems to be going well. Online votes already outnumber the 3,036 votes cast in person at the advance polls that closed Sunday.
Recent Comments
Thursday, October, 23, 2014 - 5:05:48 PM
Two wrongs don't make a right "[The ad, while in very poor taste, appears to be within legal bounds. ] Really? [[There is no requirement that the sponsorship of an ad be revealed as part of the ad.] There certainly is, and under two Ontario Acts. Here’s from the Ontario M"
Comment by stephen
Tuesday, October, 21, 2014 - 2:02:47 PM
Attack ad enflames mayoral debate "I was really surprised to see Farbridge take out that dirty attack ad. She has always taken the high road and I wonder if desperation has set in. I also heard she fired her campaign manager. As a former Farbridge supporter I can't vote for someone th"
Comment by doormansonny
Monday, October, 20, 2014 - 1:01:19 AM
Mayor didn't answer condo call "Gary - Who are the so called experts that you claim to quote? You moved into a condo and didn't like the cost and now blame the city? Funny that Guthrie's platform is taxation and how he will magically make it fair. BTW - you live in a city where a"
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Nasty bit of business
Editorial: How much of a factor will the so-called “Guelph Factor” be in the outcome of the Oct. 27 civic election?
Guest Editorial: Making Guelph a better place
The Guelph-Wellington Food Round Table is bringing together food leaders, aspiring leaders and concerned community members to develop a regional food strategy.
No reason not to vote
Editorial: Declining voter turnout has been a problem at all three levels of government, but there are a couple of reasons for hope it will improve for the Oct. 27 civic election.
School board elections – the forgotten ones
Editorial: School board election have a low profile, but this need not stop voters from finding out about candidates running on Oct. 27.
Only voters can decide
Editororial: A Ward 4 all-candidates meeting has brought up an intriguing issue: how important is it for people to live in the ward they represent on council?
Early fears unfounded
Dear EDitor: When the city decided to implement a new automated waste-collection system using bins instead of bags, with the phase-in ending in the fall of 2014, some wondered if the carts might be an election issue in 2014.
Dynamic United Way duo
The University of Guelph and Linamar Corp. pack a pretty impressive one-two punch when it comes to supporting the local United Way.
Mix it up in debates
Editorial: They’re off.
Say what? A promise is kept
Editorial: The government announcement that Metrolinx is buying a 53-kilometre section of CN track through Guelph for $76 million is a happy case of an election promise quickly kept.
Should be good debate
Editorial: Civic election debates moderated by the Guelph Chamber of Commerce’s president and televised repeatedly on Rogers channel 20 start tonight (Sept. 23).
Dwindling provincial test scores
Editorial: Parents with children in local public schools deserve answers to a couple of big questions in light of the Education Quality and Accountability Office’s latest board and school-by-school results in the EQAO’s annual “3Rs” testing.
School boards big part of our lives
Editorial: There is little glory or money these days in being a school trustee.
It's best Urbacon suit is over
Editorial: How the Urbacon lawsuit affects the civic election remains to be seen, but it’s good that the city and the fired contractor have reached an out-of-court settlement.
Guest Editorial: Making Guelph a Better Place
I do a lot of things in this city.
Shaky start to the year
Editorial: It’s early days yet, so it may be difficult to tell whether Project Safe Semester is having the desired impact on alcohol-related rowdiness in the city.
Square up for debate
Editorial: One of the final votes of this term of council came last week when a vision for a redesigned St. George’s Square was endorsed 7-5, with Coun. Lise Burcher absent.
 
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