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Market Squared by Adam A. Donaldson

All of a sudden, I miss everyone at city council

All of a sudden, I miss everyone at city council

This week's Market Squared is a love note to Mondays.
Notes on a pandemic, historically speaking

Notes on a pandemic, historically speaking

This week's Market Squared talks about how we got here from the broader, historical and political perspective.
Don't worry, it's only a pandemic

Don't worry, it's only a pandemic

This week's Market Squared tries to calm some fears about the spread of COVID-19, and why we need a little trust at this important time.
How to get ahead in planning without ever really changing

How to get ahead in planning without ever really changing

This week on Market Squared, we look at how our city leaders love good planning ... in theory
It was a dog eat dog kinda council meeting this week

It was a dog eat dog kinda council meeting this week

This week's Market Squared looks at the disaster that was this week's council meeting, what we didn't hear and why we should have heard it
Last week's column on housing deserves a sequel

Last week's column on housing deserves a sequel

This week on Market Squared, we follow-up on last week's column about housing because, as Hollywood knows, an idea worth doing once is worth doing again.
It's becoming clear that Guelph only thinks it wants to act on the housing crisis

It's becoming clear that Guelph only thinks it wants to act on the housing crisis

This week, Market Squared challenges the hypocrisy of council and the NIMBYs: do you really want to solve Guelph's housing crisis when you keep voting against high density developments?
The debate over leash-free parks was (sigh) for the dogs

The debate over leash-free parks was (sigh) for the dogs

In which Market Squared marvels at how City policy, years in the making, is undone after hearing from four people eight months after it was passed
No explanation is not good enough for city hall departures

No explanation is not good enough for city hall departures

This week's Market Squared doesn't want to deal with any more flights from the upper floors of city hall without the public being told about it
Electric buses are good, a working transit system is better

Electric buses are good, a working transit system is better

This week in Market Squared, we burst your bubble. Again. This time about last week's celebratory announcement of electric buses.