Open Sources Show Notes for November 21, 2019

This week on Open Sources Guelph, we’re packed with special guests, one from the local scene, and one from the national scene. In local news, we’re going to talk about one of Guelph Ward 1 councillors who’s been in the middle of a whirlwind lately. Then, in national news, just a day after Justin Trudeau announced his new cabinet, we’ll talk to the newest member of another caucus who hopes to be a thorn in the side of those new members of cabinet. Continue reading “Open Sources Show Notes for November 21, 2019”

Open Sources Show Notes for November 14, 2019

This week on Open Sources Guelph, we get to say goodbye to one of the greatest Canadians who hasn’t been too great for a long time. Oh yes, we’re going to have our say about the Don Cherry controversy, and we’re going to dig back into the swamp for a little impeachment talk. At the bottom of the hour, we’re going to get a little more serious and talk about one of the most disturbing, ongoing crimes of our times with someone who’s lived it. Continue reading “Open Sources Show Notes for November 14, 2019”

Open Sources Show Notes for November 7, 2019

This week on Open Sources Guelph, it seems like we’re all about endings and separations. We’ve got a growing number of people out west eager to start their own country, we’ve got a Federal party leader leaving her job behind, and we have the U.K. holding an election to decided if they’re really leaving the E.U. this time. On the other hand, it looks like transit expansion might be starting in Toronto, and, if there’s time, we’ll consider the question why someone thinks that Ben Mulroney is the savior of the Conservative Party. Continue reading “Open Sources Show Notes for November 7, 2019”

Open Sources Show Notes for Thursday October 31, 2019

Happy Halloween! We’ve got the scariest punditry you could ever imagine on this week’s edition of Open Sources Guelph. There’s danger and intrigue as the Federal leaders gather their thoughts after the election, there’s a bottomless well of horrors being revealed in Washington as the investigation into Trump goes deeper, and then there’s the most ghastly of all creatures, a smiling Doug Ford telling you he wants to be your friend. [Inset evil laugh.] Continue reading “Open Sources Show Notes for Thursday October 31, 2019”

Open Sources Show Notes for Thursday October 24, 2019

This week on Open Sources Guelph, we’re taking a break after our marathon five-hour live show on Election Night (and if you missed what happened, you can find all five hours on the CFRU archive, or the abridged version on the Guelph Politicast). So this episode is going to be what the kids used to call a “rerun,” but it has a specific purpose because we’re going to recap the recent appearances of Guelph’s once and future Member of Parliament. Continue reading “Open Sources Show Notes for Thursday October 24, 2019”

Open Sources Show Notes for Thursday October 17, 2019

This week on Open Sources Guelph we have to say goodbye to the 2019 Federal Election as an ongoing story. With five days to go before Election Day, we will welcome the last of our local candidates in the form of Liberal Lloyd Longfield, and then we’ll look back at the election issues we’ve missed, and then we’ll look ahead to how they might affect the final vote. Oh, and read to the very end to found out the best way you should spend Election Night. (Hint: it’s not watching CBC!) Continue reading “Open Sources Show Notes for Thursday October 17, 2019”

Open Sources Show Notes for Thursday October 10, 2019

This week on Open Sources Guelph, we’re running out of candidates! As we’re getting closer to Election Day – a week-and-a-half now! – we’re down to the last few candidates on the 2019 ballot in Guelph, and this week, both candidates are both old friends of the show. On this week’s episode, we’ll hear from Independent candidate Kornelis Klevering, and Green Party of Canada candidate Steve Dyck. Continue reading “Open Sources Show Notes for Thursday October 10, 2019”