Open Sources Show Notes for July 9, 2020

Get some friends together and watch this week’s episode of Open Sources Guelph! (Maybe not those ^^^ friends.) We’re going to talk about those friends and the disturbing allegations around them, and we’re also going to talk about the latest protests erupting from China’s newest crackdown in Hong Kong. After that, we’re going to catch up (virtually) with a member of our own local city council to talk about some of the latest developments in Guelph news. Continue reading “Open Sources Show Notes for July 9, 2020”

Open Sources Show Notes for July 2, 2020

This week on Open Sources Guelph, the Canada Day long weekend is five days long, and we’ve got to work! On the plus side (?) there’s so much work to do, and so many stories to cover. Considering the holiday, we will look at the issue of our beloved prime ministerial statues, and how the current PM is making it rain for his friends. After the break, we’ll look at the latest foreign policy controversy for the White House and the political question of mandatory masks. Continue reading “Open Sources Show Notes for July 2, 2020”

Open Sources Show Notes for June 25, 2020

This week on Open Sources Guelph, we’re going to take a break from the ongoing stories that have so pre-occupied us these last few weeks to revisit some golden oldies. We’ve got Canada-China relations, we’ve got some Donald Trump stuff, and we’ve got the Conservative leadership race for a well-rounded news diet. On top of that, we’ll discuss some good old fashioned investigative reporting. Continue reading “Open Sources Show Notes for June 25, 2020”

Open Sources Show Notes for June 18, 2020

This week on Open Sources Guelph, nothing important happened so we’re going on vacation. Just kidding. We will follow up with the two big stories of our time: Black Lives Matter, and the pandemic, and we will go deeper on a couple of issues including how and why we should defund the police, and whether or not the House of Commons should get back to business as usual. Continue reading “Open Sources Show Notes for June 18, 2020”

Open Sources Show Notes for June 11, 2020

This week on Open Sources Guelph looks very much like last week on Open Sources Guelph. We’re going to talk about the latest on the rejuvenated Civil Rights struggle against anti-Black racism and police brutality, and we’ll have the latest about the pandemic, which is still a thing that’s happening. In between, we’ll talk about the road to the White House, which will surely be bumpy no matter how big a lead the newly-minted challenger has this far out from Election Day. Continue reading “Open Sources Show Notes for June 11, 2020”

Open Sources Show Notes for June 4, 2020

So that happened this week. Those are dozens of American soldiers standing on guard in front of the Lincoln Memorial in the midst of night eight of nation-wide protests following the death of a black man in Minnesota. This week on Open Sources Guelph, we’re going to talk about everything happening in the United States, or at least try, and we’re going to talk about how it reflects on our own systemic racism here in Canada. Plus, isn’t there still a pandemic going on? Continue reading “Open Sources Show Notes for June 4, 2020”

Open Sources Show Notes for May 28, 2020

This week on Open Sources Guelph, we have the silly, we have the serious, and we have an in-depth discussion with a politician about the issues. This might be one of the most normal episodes we’ve done in a while, but we’ve still got COVID-19 concerns, especially in long term care homes. We’ll also head to Parliament Hill and we’ll talk to a local politician (for the East Coast) about his Canada-wide concerns for all cities. Continue reading “Open Sources Show Notes for May 28, 2020”