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MacDonald: You might have missed it, but it was a quietly historic night at city council this week

MacDonald: You might have missed it, but it was a quietly historic night at city council this week

Forward steps on immigration, Indigenous relations and climate change
MacDonald: The Sudbury scandal with many losers, but absolutely no winners

MacDonald: The Sudbury scandal with many losers, but absolutely no winners

The 2014 byelection is a textbook example of how political bush fires can get out of control, with damaging results 
Darren MacDonald's summer refresher for fall city council

Darren MacDonald's summer refresher for fall city council

KED, GSDC, GOVA — it's the season of acronyms!
<b>MacDonald:</b> Everyone says they're pro-development, just not in their backyard

MacDonald: Everyone says they're pro-development, just not in their backyard

In Ontario, planning laws take a backseat to planning appeals
<b>MacDonald: Thibeault's Fair Hydro Act testimony a case of Liberal schtick meets Tory schtick</b>

MacDonald: Thibeault's Fair Hydro Act testimony a case of Liberal schtick meets Tory schtick

Different parties take different approaches to try to fool voters, but it's a game they both play
MacDonald: New municipal term feels much different from 2014

MacDonald: New municipal term feels much different from 2014

The new council smell is gone, as is funding from the province and the sense of unity from last term
MacDonald: Sudbury is a guinea pig for new planning rules

MacDonald: Sudbury is a guinea pig for new planning rules

Became clear at first LPAT meeting that everyone is figuring it out as they go along
MacDonald: Plenty of political battles ahead in 2018

MacDonald: Plenty of political battles ahead in 2018

Arena/casino debate and two elections should make for an interesting 12 months
<b>Arena analysis:</b> Where is the money going to come from?

Arena analysis: Where is the money going to come from?

Making sense of city council's $100M arena decision
Clock is ticking for council to make its mark

Clock is ticking for council to make its mark

The debate over whether the city should make completing the four-laning of MR35 a priority offers a lesson in what a local government can accomplish — when it has its priorities straight.