Open Sources Show Notes for October 22, 2020

This week on Open Sources Guelph, we’re going to get into a realm of law and politics you’ve long demanded we visit: fishing rights! We will head out to the east coast for that big story on Indigenous rights, and then we will look at the recently renewed fracas over the WE scandal. Then, in the second half of the show, we will talk to an old friend and former colleague about the COVID-age at Guelph City Council. Continue reading “Open Sources Show Notes for October 22, 2020”

Open Sources Show Notes for October 15, 2020

This week on Open Sources Guelph, we’ve got some leftovers to dig through on our post-Thanksgiving show. COVID is back, not that it ever really left, but things are getting more dangerous as the colder weather arrives. In other leftovers, we’re got “Blue Lives Matter” making a comeback, more news about the American election, and a surprising update about the battle against online hate. Continue reading “Open Sources Show Notes for October 15, 2020”

Open Sources Show Notes for October 8, 2020

This week on Open Sources Guelph we will take everything we know about a busy news week, pack it in a tote, and leave it in the basement to gather dust because we’ve got a new standard for what a busy news week looks like. So Trump got COVID, and so did, it seems, most of his senior staff, which cast this week’s Vice Presidential debate  in doubt. Meanwhile in Canada, we elected a new Green leader with no problem, and we’ve got a new provincial election to talk about. Continue reading “Open Sources Show Notes for October 8, 2020”

Open Sources Show Notes for October 1, 2020

This week on Open Sources Guelph, we begin October with a discussion of the most terrible show on Earth. Yes, we will dive into the sewage of the first Presidential debate for 2020, and then we will talk about some of our own issues right here in Canada with people who think they’re cops trying to arrest people on fake charges. In the realm of the real, we’ll talk to a member of city council about the always controversial library project in Guelph. Continue reading “Open Sources Show Notes for October 1, 2020”

Open Sources Show Notes for September 24, 2020

This week on Open Sources Guelph, it’s a jam-packed news week, and there’s a lot of ground to cover. In Ottawa, the government is trying to avoid an election, but the truth is that everybody wants to avoid an election because the number of COVID cases are going up at alarming rates again. And speaking of elections, a new wrench was thrown into the U.S. Election, and since that looks like its so much fun, the Premier of B.C. seems to have decided he’d like to see an election too. Continue reading “Open Sources Show Notes for September 24, 2020”

Open Sources Show Notes for September 17, 2020

This week on Open Sources Guelph, the roof is on fire, and so is everything else. Yes, we will tackle the implications of the wildfires spreading across the U.S. west coast, and we will consider the successful gambit of the returning champion Progressive Conservative Party in New Brunswick. After those two issues, we will have another remote chat with our Member of Parliament about federal concerns on the local level. Continue reading “Open Sources Show Notes for September 17, 2020”

Open Sources Show Notes for September 10, 2020

This week on Open Sources Guelph, we’re going Back to School. Not really, but it’s a theme, and we’re going with it as one of the topics of this week’s show. We’re going to talk about the concerns about kids going back to school, and we’re going to talk about Indigenous-Settler relations on an important anniversary. In the back half of the show, we will look at a big issue closer to home in Guelph with one of the representatives from Ward 2. Continue reading “Open Sources Show Notes for September 10, 2020”