Category: Municipal Election 2010

Slow start, fast finish

The following editorial appeared in the September 13 edition of the Guelph Tribune: After months of not much sign-up activity for candidates in most of Guelph’s wards, a recent flurry of nomination filings means it’s now “game on” for the Oct. 25 civic elections in Guelph. City residents will have meaningful choices, with a spectrum […]

Former NHL referee Van Hellemond wants to make calls in Guelph council

The following article appeared in the September 15 edition of the Guelph Mercury; Andy Van Hellemond has spent much of his life making calls under pressure, and dealing with the consequences. He has been scowled at by Pat Burns, chewed out by Mark Messier and told off by Guy Carbonneau. Now the 62-year-old former NHL referee and […]

CFRU93.3fm Launches Municipal Election Radio Coverage and Campaign For Municipal Election Financial Transparency

CFRU 93.3fm’s dedicated municipal election radio show, aptly called Municipal Election Radio, will take place every Tuesday morning from 7-9 a.m. starting September 14. The show, co-hosted by Royal City Rag’s Jan Hall, The Working Week’s Scotty Hertz and former host of Gen X for Gen Y, Oliver Rockside will discuss election issues, profile candidates, […]

Lively debate looms

The following editorial appeared in the June 29 edition of the Guelph Tribune: Lively political debate seems on the horizon this fall, in Ward 2 at least. Except for Ward 1 – where there will be at least one vacancy and where five people, including a former councillor, have already put their names forward – […]

Campaign announcement

Ian Findlay announces candidacy for Ward 2 City Councillor Guelph Ward 2 City Councillor Ian Findlay announces his campaign for re-election to Guelph City Council Wednesday morning. During the current council term, Ian brought transparency, accountability and accessibility to City Hall. Ian has worked hard to bring as many points of view to the forefront […]