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Adam A. Donaldson

Adam A. Donaldson

In addition to writing his weekly political column for GuelphToday, Adam A. Donaldson writes and manages Guelph Politico, frequently writes for Nerd Bastards and sometimes has to do less cool things for a paycheque.

Recent Work by Adam A.

When you make minimum wage, it seems it's all your fault even when it's not

When you make minimum wage, it seems it's all your fault even when it's not

This week's Market Squared argues that the bricks and mortar retail sector has other issues aside from increases to the minimum wage
If we don't want to live like Mississauga, then how do we want to live?

If we don't want to live like Mississauga, then how do we want to live?

This week's Market Squared wonders whether there is a cure for NIMBYism
We get it! You're running for re-election

We get it! You're running for re-election

This week on Market Squared, we talk about the real reason why Committee of the Whole was a long one last week
The taxi bylaw revisit is bigger than Uber

The taxi bylaw revisit is bigger than Uber

This week's Market Squared hitches a ride to the big Uber v Taxi debate to remind everyone there are no easy answers
Two more cents from the transit town hall

Two more cents from the transit town hall

Every four years, Guelph City Hall remembers that there are issues with transit. This week's Market Squared follows up with Tuesday's town hall
Do 'beastly monstrosities' lurk in Guelph's south end?

Do 'beastly monstrosities' lurk in Guelph's south end?

This week's Market Squared considers that question and others, including whether the City knows what it's doing down there
Guy who doesn't drive shares his thoughts on downtown traffic

Guy who doesn't drive shares his thoughts on downtown traffic

This week's Market Squared considers the more holistic questions about parking downtown
To make more money, we need new ideas

To make more money, we need new ideas

This week on Market Squared, we talk about one idea to raise more municipal dollars. Don't like it? Let's debate a better way!
Sorry heritage nerds — you're about to experience development deja-vu

Sorry heritage nerds — you're about to experience development deja-vu

Bringing forward a plan that was already rejected once and is being mediated by the OMB? This week's Market Squared wonders if developers in Guelph are behaving badly
They can decide to build a new library, but bus schedules are hard?

They can decide to build a new library, but bus schedules are hard?

This week's Market Squared points out that building a new library is easy. Creating a reliable transit system is hard