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Market Squared by Adam A. Donaldson

<b>Market Squared:</b> NIMBY about NIMBYs, or can we stop fearing and embrace change?

Market Squared: NIMBY about NIMBYs, or can we stop fearing and embrace change?

The Not In My Back Yard attitude isn’t a new thing in Guelph
<b>Market Squared:</b> In which I settle nothing about the sudden debate on online voting

Market Squared: In which I settle nothing about the sudden debate on online voting

Democracy is also about access, and if someone feels like they’re barred from participating should we not feel compelled to reach some kind of accommodation
<b>Market Squared:</b> Can we not think of the bus as the 'loser cruiser'?

Market Squared: Can we not think of the bus as the 'loser cruiser'?

Let's make the system better together!
<b>Market Squared:</b> An unstoppable force meets an immovable object

Market Squared: An unstoppable force meets an immovable object

Idealism is quickly becoming the thing that stops us from accomplishing anything because, for whatever the reason, so many of us have the opinion that something has to be perfect to be worthwhile
<b>Market Squared:</b> Fun is fun, but stupid contests are still stupid

Market Squared: Fun is fun, but stupid contests are still stupid

This whole Strongest Town thing feels like enjoying all the activities of a birthday party, and getting to the cake part and finding out it's an eggplant
<b>Market Squared:</b> We need to seriously talk about regional transit

Market Squared: We need to seriously talk about regional transit

There are places in Guelph where getting to the next town over is quicker than getting to the other end of town, at least if you’re in a car
<b>Market Squared:</b> Let’s have a chamber of fewer secrets

Market Squared: Let’s have a chamber of fewer secrets

If City Hall is indeed always looking at ways to improve communications and oversight with its citizens, then I think it begins with more talking on camera and less talking in camera
<b>Market Squared:</b> Farewell and adieu to the Bailey Bridge

Market Squared: Farewell and adieu to the Bailey Bridge

In spite of everything its time has come
<b>Market Squared:</b> Tune in, drop out, and bring on the election (apparently)

Market Squared: Tune in, drop out, and bring on the election (apparently)

"Democracy isn’t like ordering a hamburger. You may like pickles, but others don’t; this group over here might like tomatoes, but the thought turns your stomach. Can we live with a hamburger that just has lettuce and relish? That’s when we know we’ve compromised, and it may not be your burger, but its good enough for you to eat for now"
<b>Market Squared:</b> Gimme shelter from this sanctuary city debate

Market Squared: Gimme shelter from this sanctuary city debate

Yes, the debate is pure politics, but a like all good policies, this seems to be teaching us something about ourselves and our own ideas.