Open Sources (Ep. #338) Show Notes for August 5, 2021

This week on Open Sources Guelph, it’s a Canadian affair. We’re digging into matters of provincial interest with the a new plan for a favourite old school tourist attraction, and the potential courting of COVID disaster in the Wildrose province. In national matters, we’ll consider the latest rumours around the possibility of a fall election, and that cold chill you’re feeling might be connected to Trudeau’s immediate predecessor. Continue reading “Open Sources (Ep. #338) Show Notes for August 5, 2021”

Open Sources (Ep. #337) Show Notes for July 29, 2021

This week on Open Sources Guelph, we wonder about going too far. In Toronto, if could be argued that they definitely went too far “helping” homeless people get out of the park, and some people will say that it could be going too far to demand vaccine mandates. Some people are also saying that our city’s mayor has gone too far, and we’ll ask him about that and other stuff as we joins us for this week’s show. Continue reading “Open Sources (Ep. #337) Show Notes for July 29, 2021”

Open Sources (Ep. #336) Show Notes for July 22, 2021

This week on Open Sources Guelph, we’ve got leadership issues. We’ll head to Manitoba where the effort to right the ship on Indigenous affairs blew up spectacularly on live TV (see above), and then we’ll go to the Federal level where there’s actually some good news for one beleaguered national leader. In the back half, we welcome, perhaps, our most prestigious guest yet, Ontario’s Official Opposition leader! Continue reading “Open Sources (Ep. #336) Show Notes for July 22, 2021”

Open Sources (Ep. #335) Show Notes for July 15, 2021

This week on Open Sources Guelph, we’re going to science the sh!t out of this episode, at least in the first half of the show. We’re going to discuss balancing space exploration with paying ones taxes, and we’re going to talk about the latest issues around the vaccine rollout here and around the world. In the back half, we’ve got a visitor from city council to talk about what’s going on locally at city hall. Continue reading “Open Sources (Ep. #335) Show Notes for July 15, 2021”

Open Sources (Ep. #334) Show Notes for July 8, 2021

This week on Open Sources Guelph, we bring you some good news and some bad news. We start with bad news and more signs of the growing climate catastrophe, but there is some good news on the Indigenous file after weeks of basically terrible news. However, to end the show, we go back to the bad in U.S. politics where alternate realities continue to collide half-a-year after everything should have changed. Continue reading “Open Sources (Ep. #334) Show Notes for July 8, 2021”

Open Sources (Ep. #333) Show Notes for July 1, 2021

This week on Open Sources Guelph, the holiday is a work day. By a matter of cosmic coincidence, and some slight mathematical adjustments authorized by Pope Gregory XIII in the 16th century, this week’s show is on Canada Day, and our focus is on the original Canadians. We’re discussing residential schools, Canada Day, and we’ll have an interview with three local Indigenous people about challenging all that. Continue reading “Open Sources (Ep. #333) Show Notes for July 1, 2021”

Open Sources (Ep. #332) Show Notes for June 24, 2021

This week on Open Sources Guelph it feels like summer. Yes, the House of Commons has wrapped up for the year, but have they wrapped up forever? (Yes, that was an Alice Cooper reference.) Speaking of being out forever, we will talk about the full withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan, while closer to home, we will hear from some members of our Muslim community about their everyday concerns in Canada. Continue reading “Open Sources (Ep. #332) Show Notes for June 24, 2021”