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Market Squared by Adam A. Donaldson

Democracy is messy, and city council needs to be okay with that

Democracy is messy, and city council needs to be okay with that

As the council year begins, this week's Market Squared suggests that our local government decisions don't have to be tied in a bow.
A startling glimpse into the uncertain future

A startling glimpse into the uncertain future

This week on Market Squared, we stop looking backward, and we start looking ahead to what might be making the news in 2020
Designs of a decade in Guelph

Designs of a decade in Guelph

Before the new year, Market Squared takes one last look backwards at the decade, and a few of the biggest news items from it.
The end of the year is not the end of the story

The end of the year is not the end of the story

This week's Market Squared recaps the year and realizes that 2020 is going to look a lot like 2019 on the issues.
Our small push for action on homelessness is not as effective as we think it is

Our small push for action on homelessness is not as effective as we think it is

This week's Market Squared wonders why we can't seem to develop more housing options, and it's because we're focusing on small moves, and not the big picture.
Some thoughts on the Guelph 2020 budget

Some thoughts on the Guelph 2020 budget

This week in Market Squared, we look at a couple of things worth thinking about after this week's passage of the 2020 budget.
The harm reduction housing debate was a process disaster

The harm reduction housing debate was a process disaster

This week's Market Squared looks at how not understanding the rules let a simple idea become a major controversy.
A train to nowhere or a bus to somewhere?

A train to nowhere or a bus to somewhere?

This week's Market Squared asks why council is so eager to save a train that goes no where, and not make improvements to actual transit.
QIMBY, corruption, and 'social incompatibility' do not make a great trilogy

QIMBY, corruption, and 'social incompatibility' do not make a great trilogy

In this week's Market Squared, we look at the delegates and the councillors, and realize the truth is that nobody looked good at this month's planning meeting
We want housing, but do we want to talk about how we get it?

We want housing, but do we want to talk about how we get it?

This week's Market Squared says it's okay to ask questions, but we need to act on homelessness with consensus and consistency