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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.

Sorry, but Guelph has bigger equity issues than your driveway

Sorry, but Guelph has bigger equity issues than your driveway

This week's Market Squared questions why city council care so much about driveway equity and seems to care little about real inequities in Guelph
The ward boundary review has provided a path to the past, not the future

The ward boundary review has provided a path to the past, not the future

This week's Market Squared wonders why the new ward boundary options go out of the way to ignore the fact that Guelph has fundamentally changed in last 30 years.
We've tried "transparency," now let's try transparency

We've tried "transparency," now let's try transparency

This week's Market Squared looks at the reasons why we're heading back to court on another high-dollar construction project
A debate to debate what's being debated

A debate to debate what's being debated

This week's Market Squared talks about how we need to debate on the best path forward, and not just fight about the things we already agree on
Guelph's aversion to messy politics isn't working

Guelph's aversion to messy politics isn't working

This week's Market Squared asks if the appearance of camaraderie is more important to Guelph than the messy process of actual change
Guelph needs to get better, and more imaginative, at naming stuff

Guelph needs to get better, and more imaginative, at naming stuff

This week's Market Squared tackles the relatively minor controversy of Guelph's inability to think of better names for stuff
<b>Opinion:</b> Total war on social media is not the way to win votes

Opinion: Total war on social media is not the way to win votes

This week's Market Squared supports a different patio program this summer, but the all or nothing version of the argument is getting in the way
We've done okay with COVID, don't blow it now

We've done okay with COVID, don't blow it now

This week's Market Squared marks nearly a year since the start of pandemic here in Guelph, our success in making it this far, and why we can't give up now.
When you close the street to cars, you close them to buses too

When you close the street to cars, you close them to buses too

This week's Market Squared proposes that as we move forward with this summer's patio program, maybe we can get it done by leaving transit alone, for once
Consider this a vote for mail-in voting

Consider this a vote for mail-in voting

This week on Market Squared, it's an occasion to get excited about a new option for voting in 2022 that we should all welcome