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Market Squared by Adam A. Donaldson

This is your chance to shape local government

This is your chance to shape local government

This week's Market Squared asks you to put your cynicism aside and take part in the review of council composition, compensation, and ward boundaries
In dog, we trust

In dog, we trust

Did this week's council meeting about the city's new leash-free policy go to the dogs? Market Squared considers the question.
We like to ride our bicycle thieves...

We like to ride our bicycle thieves...

This week's Market Squared shares your concern about the seemingly laissez-faire attitude of the police in our bike thieving free for all here in Guelph
Bill 108 is the province's way of putting cities in their place

Bill 108 is the province's way of putting cities in their place

This week's Market Squared looks back at a year of the Ford government, during which cities were reminded just how little authority they have
We need to rally to the cause of discomfort

We need to rally to the cause of discomfort

This week's Market Squared wonders if we're too comfortable to ever do anything but the bare minimum.
Monday's council meeting was a perfect storm of dysfunction

Monday's council meeting was a perfect storm of dysfunction

This week's Market Squared considers the eager delegates, emotional issue, and ignorance about process that led to an overly contentious council meeting this past Monday
All the money in the world... for bookkeeping

All the money in the world... for bookkeeping

This week's Market Squared explains why finding 'efficiencies' is always easier said than done.
City staff didn't sell transparency with lastest Clair-Maltby update

City staff didn't sell transparency with lastest Clair-Maltby update

This week's Market Squared questions if City Staff's actions on Clair-Maltby live up to their lofty expectations.
The struggle to make city council more user friendly is real

The struggle to make city council more user friendly is real

This week's Market Squared wants city council to be cooler, or at the very least more accessible
We need to ask: are we doing enough?

We need to ask: are we doing enough?

As council prepares to talk about climate change solutions, Market Squared tries to make the case that we should be talking more about doing more