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Market Squared by Adam A. Donaldson

It's time to talk about the water tower. And all the haters

It's time to talk about the water tower. And all the haters

This week's Market Squared looks at the banal, immature overreaction to a design contest, and what it really says about the so-called critics.
This is a column about the mayor's comments on the press

This is a column about the mayor's comments on the press

This week, Market Squared will show why boring headlines are boring despite the mayor's criticism in open council
<b>Market Squared:</b> Only villains raise taxes (I guess)

Market Squared: Only villains raise taxes (I guess)

Paying taxes does not make you special, and rising taxes does not make politicians evil.
<b>Market Squared:</b> Unsatisfied with our satisfaction

Market Squared: Unsatisfied with our satisfaction

An Ipsos study says that Guelph is overwhelming satisfied with our quality of life here, but there were some structural problems with this survey
<b>Market Squared:</b> A sale by any other name?

Market Squared: A sale by any other name?

Guelph Hydro has announced a merger with Alectra, but is this the marriage of mom and pop electrical shops that was promised?
<b>Market Squared:</b> Sometimes, dense is better...

Market Squared: Sometimes, dense is better...

Another mid-rise development on Gordon came to city council last week. The official plan says we have to grow, residents say we've grown enough. Now what?
<b>Market Squared:</b> Would a 'war on cars' really be so bad?

Market Squared: Would a 'war on cars' really be so bad?

For some people, pedestrians aren't moving fast enough, but what you don't know is that a lot of people out there are scared of those of you behind the wheel . . .
<b>Market Squared:</b> Missing bus syndrome

Market Squared: Missing bus syndrome

There was a lot of hype about the changes to Guelph Transit's routes and schedules, but they can't seem to get over the same old problems with the system
<b>Market Squared:</b> Are the bees too busy this fall?

Market Squared: Are the bees too busy this fall?

There's a lot of stuff to be done this fall at city hall, but is it too much? This week, we put the question to the councillors themselves...
<b>Market Squared:</b> Let's get back to being better radicals

Market Squared: Let's get back to being better radicals

Naomi Klein said we're getting "out-radicaled" and she's right!