It's looks like GrassRoots Guelph is going to kick off the elction year using a traditional form of direct appeal: food. The group will be hosting its first major event at the Guelph Golf and Curling Club on Wednesday with it's "Breakfast Blast-off" which will include bacon, eggs and political discussion with Candice Malcolm of the Ontario chapter of the Canadian Taxpayers Federation. Info concerning the event is outline from a GRG press release below:
Guelph, April 10, 2014 – GrassRoots Guelph (GRG) will host its first major event on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 from 7:30-9:30 a.m. at the Guelph Golf and Curling Club (133 Woodlawn Road East). GRG members/supporters and all current City Council members and Council candidates have been invited to attend. This event is open to all members of the public who are interested in Guelph’s future and concerned about its current management and fiscal situation.
GRG’s “Breakfast Blast-Off!” will feature a presentation by Candice Malcolm, Ontario Director of the Canadian Taxpayers Federation. She plans to discuss “Guelph's grade in CTF’s 2013 Municipal Report Card, municipal spending more generally, my opposition to new municipal taxing powers (or as they like to call them, revenue tools), what to expect from this year's 2014 Municipal Report Card, and a brief overall fiscal outlook in Ontario”. There will be an audience Q & A afterwards.
Tickets are $18 per person if bought ahead and $25 at the door. They can be purchased through GRG’s homepage at www.grassrootsguelph.com or by calling Rena Akerman at 519-837-4010.