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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.

The harm reduction housing debate was a process disaster

The harm reduction housing debate was a process disaster

This week's Market Squared looks at how not understanding the rules let a simple idea become a major controversy.
A train to nowhere or a bus to somewhere?

A train to nowhere or a bus to somewhere?

This week's Market Squared asks why council is so eager to save a train that goes no where, and not make improvements to actual transit.
QIMBY, corruption, and 'social incompatibility' do not make a great trilogy

QIMBY, corruption, and 'social incompatibility' do not make a great trilogy

In this week's Market Squared, we look at the delegates and the councillors, and realize the truth is that nobody looked good at this month's planning meeting
We want housing, but do we want to talk about how we get it?

We want housing, but do we want to talk about how we get it?

This week's Market Squared says it's okay to ask questions, but we need to act on homelessness with consensus and consistency
You've got your parking; when do we get our transit?

You've got your parking; when do we get our transit?

This week's Market Squared welcomes the new parking, but why does our progressive town still lag with transit?
Forget it, Jake, it's NIMBY town.

Forget it, Jake, it's NIMBY town.

This week's Market Squared asks if we're painting ourselves NIMBY into a corner, and why are we bothering to make official plans if we are?
Wouldn't it be nice?: Some end-of-election thoughts

Wouldn't it be nice?: Some end-of-election thoughts

This week on Market Squared, we don't go into Election Day without some final thoughts about the campaign.
On making Guelph City Hall a round Earth instead of a flat Earth

On making Guelph City Hall a round Earth instead of a flat Earth

This week's Market Squared will attempt to make a mole hill out of a mountain of conspiracy talk.
Dolime deal asks a lot of questions, but at least it promises an ending

Dolime deal asks a lot of questions, but at least it promises an ending

This week on Market Squared, we ask the follow-up questions to the City's Dolime solution, while remembering how nice it is to see light at the end of the tunnel.
The digital pirates are coming, and we're joking about being sacked

The digital pirates are coming, and we're joking about being sacked

This week on Market Squared, we go into the murky lawlessness of the dark web to sound an alarm that seems difficult to hear.