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Re-Elect Leanne Piper Campaign Website

As your current councillor, I will continue to post Ward 5 related information here on this site. If you are looking for my RE-ELECT LEANNE PIPER campaign website, please visit me over at leannepiper.ca

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A Race to the Bottom: Public Sector vs. Private Sector

Ontario’s economy shifting from “stable full-time jobs to shaky part-time jobs”? Toronto Star “The wage and pension divide between public and private sector is growing.” Globe and Mail. The latest election trend demonizing public sector workers is disturbing.   Perhaps it’s … Continue reading

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How Can We Help You?

Super easy!  The City of Guelph’s new online customer service site is a giant leap forward…have you tried it yet?  Potholes, street maintenance, tree limb down, and so much more — simply go to :   http://guelph.ca/how-can-we-help-you/   Yes, it’s … Continue reading

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Downtown Investment an Election Issue?

Both local papers have recently featured headlines posititioning downtown investment as a potential election issue. Guelph Tribune article Guelph Mercury article Is it really an “election battle zone”?   I think perhaps it is being positioned as such by the media … Continue reading

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Thanks Ti-Cats!

Could not have said it better myself … so I’m sharing. Mayor Karen Farbridge’s Blog — Hamilton Tiger-Cats LP

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Backroom Politics and Trust

We’ve all heard the term “backroom politics”. It is a term used to describe politicians at any level of government who operate outside of established process – the Merriam-Webster online dictionary defines the backroom as a place where deals are “made … Continue reading

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Saving Barns

This evening at Council, we removed the Hart Barn at 132 Harts Lane from the city’s Heritage Register. It was disheartening, but necessary. The barn was structurally unsound and the best possible future is to retain, preserve and reuse its … Continue reading

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