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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.

Notes on a thoroughly disappointing election

Notes on a thoroughly disappointing election

This week's Market Squared is a stream of consciousness about why this election solved nothing, especially our grievances
We already know how to fix that drive-thru problem

We already know how to fix that drive-thru problem

This week's Market Squared talks about the the most obvious solution to our drive-thru problem, and how it will be virtually impossible to initiate
Sorry, are these thriving businesses getting in the way of your city building?

Sorry, are these thriving businesses getting in the way of your city building?

This week on Market Squared, we talk about about how award-winning planning proposals answer all prayers, and how sometimes the answer is 'no'
The serious social issues of the last week of summer

The serious social issues of the last week of summer

This week's Market Squared makes the case that Labour Day and Overdose Awareness Day have more in common than being held a couple of days apart
The first annual Market Squared mailbag

The first annual Market Squared mailbag

This week, Market Squared dips into the mailbag for pearls of wisdom from its dedicated and passionate readers.
We don't need your promises, we need a damn bus to Kitchener

We don't need your promises, we need a damn bus to Kitchener

This week's Market Squared gets angry about the [expletive deleted] lack of action on improving regional transit.
Wouldn't it be nice to have a meeting in-person again (and how)?

Wouldn't it be nice to have a meeting in-person again (and how)?

This week on Market Squared, we consider the logic and logistics of going back to in-person council meetings.
That growing sense we're not listening to each other at council

That growing sense we're not listening to each other at council

This week's Market Squared looks backwards to the council debates earlier this year, and asks what it means for the immediate future
Tackling the mystery of Guelph's vaccine eagerness

Tackling the mystery of Guelph's vaccine eagerness

In this week's Market Squared, we try to figure out what the secret sauce is for Guelph's vaccine success? No, we're seriously asking!
<b>OPINION:</b> Why do we want downtown to be just another strip mall?

OPINION: Why do we want downtown to be just another strip mall?

This week on Market Squared, we wonder what it would look like if, say, there was a bus service that could take people downtown instead of building unlimited parking