Transit

Shouldn’t Transit Managers Actually Ride Transit?

In a recent article for Citylab.com, Eric Jaffe lays out the case for why individuals in charge of transit systems should ride transit, and what problems stem from them not doing so right now. “There are way too many people working on transit who don’t actually ride transit,” Christof Spieler says. “If you’re going to be making decisions […]

opinion

Why are some local Governments not open to a little oversight and others more accepting?

Bill 8, the Public Sector and MPP Accountability and Transparency Act, was reintroduced this July 2014 by the Ontario Government, and would give the Ontario Ombudsman’s office oversight over municipalities, school boards and universities – also known as the MUSH sector. The act would also: • Toughened penalties for destroying public records. • Ordered numerous […]

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Youth Strategy will be good for Guelph

As Guelph continues to grow, our most valuable asset as a community, our youth, are being increasingly marginalized. Negative stereotypes still prevail. Further challenges may affect youth who are marginalized due to factors such as colour, sexual orientation, ability and ethnicity, and even the basic needs of many, like a safe, supportive environment, is also […]