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Market Squared by Adam A. Donaldson

The 'elections are not a magic wand' column

The 'elections are not a magic wand' column

This week on Market Squared, we talk about why democracy is not a spell book and how elections come with homework. (Sorry.)
We need a new storyline when it comes to planning meetings

We need a new storyline when it comes to planning meetings

This week's Market Squared looks at how it's the same story with every new development, every month, at council's planning meetings
OPINION: It's not wrong to ask questions they don't like

OPINION: It's not wrong to ask questions they don't like

This week's Market Squared considers why it's not always the people's fault if they think that they can't trust the government.
A tale of two States of the City

A tale of two States of the City

This week's Market Squared considers how reality has nothing to do with the State of the City in the nuance
Guelph's Big Lie? We're an environmentally-friendly city

Guelph's Big Lie? We're an environmentally-friendly city

This week's Market Squared looks at home this week's planning controversy exposed again why Guelph is not as green as it thinks it is.
The community centre is the canary; growth is the coal mine

The community centre is the canary; growth is the coal mine

This week's Market Squared will consider again how growth doesn't pay for itself, even when we're hit by inflation
Meeting in-person was not the weirdest part of this week's committee of the whole

Meeting in-person was not the weirdest part of this week's committee of the whole

This week's Market Squared talks about how going back to normal at city council is a relative proposition.
Why is city council so confused about the nature of its own job?

Why is city council so confused about the nature of its own job?

This week on Market Squared, we look at the full-time/part-time debate and how council has really painted themselves into a corner
If council is meeting in-person, the media has to be there too

If council is meeting in-person, the media has to be there too

This week's Market Squared talks about the issues and intricacies in (finally) going back to in-person council meetings.
A confusing police response demands straight answers

A confusing police response demands straight answers

This week's Market Squared considers how police transparency is a province-wide matter of concern regardless of the situation