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Market Squared by Adam A. Donaldson

The city budget tells us what we value most

The city budget tells us what we value most

This week's Market Squared talks about what really matters about a budget behind the numbers.
Thoughts on a budget (2020 edition)

Thoughts on a budget (2020 edition)

This week's Market Squared considers the budget issue no one is talking about, how we can get more people to understand it.
There's no need to plan for transit growth when you don't want it to grow

There's no need to plan for transit growth when you don't want it to grow

This week's Market Squared engages in the dark cynicism of a city that pretends to want more transit but does everything in can to sabotage it
The ouroboros shaped city council discussion predictably eats itself

The ouroboros shaped city council discussion predictably eats itself

This week's Market Squared is still shocked about the utterly predictable lockjaw council got about reorganizing itself.
Council's going to change, but it's not the only thing that has to

Council's going to change, but it's not the only thing that has to

This week on Market Squared, we will set the table on next week's council composition debate and why we should be setting a bigger table to talk about governance.
Payment for the local housing crisis is coming due

Payment for the local housing crisis is coming due

This week on Market Squared, we try to untangle the tangled web of issues facing the housing needs in Guelph, and look at the coming pressure points.
To delegate authority, or not to delegate authority

To delegate authority, or not to delegate authority

This week's Market Squared respectfully points out the problematic trend of delegating certain council authority to staff because of COVID-19
On the reasons why they voted no for the Baker District

On the reasons why they voted no for the Baker District

This week's Market Squared considers the good and the bad counter arguments made against proceeding with the new main library.
It's now or never for a new main library

It's now or never for a new main library

This week on Market Squared, we talk about the arguments, and the counter arguments, to move forward with the new main library.
The Dining District is nice, good procedure is nicer

The Dining District is nice, good procedure is nicer

This week's Market Squared has issues with how this week's emergency meeting was handled, and also has some doubts about the future