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In case you missed it…

October 4, 2012

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Last week, I hosted a Telephone Town Hall to talk about the Community Wellbeing Initiative – listen to it here. I was really pleased with this tool, which we’ve never used before. More than 700 people participated in the call – far more than we would ever get at a traditional public meeting. There’s a big convenience factor: […]

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Sea change

June 25, 2012

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Twenty-five years ago, there was little or no public consultation and certainly not public engagement as we understand it today. So what does this sea change mean for the role of Council or even members of the public on Council night when the big decision gets made?  I think it is a question we need […]

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Improving public transit

June 10, 2011

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Public transit was a key focus of this year’s budget deliberations.  Makes sense.  When we surveyed our community, support for investments in public transit ranked high. Guelph Transit is making it easier and more convenient than ever to travel using public transit. Come and learn about the new routes, service schedules and other changes coming […]

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