Open Sources (Ep. #332) Show Notes for June 23, 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 23, 2021”

Open Sources (Ep. #331) Show Notes for June 17, 2021

This week on Open Sources Guelph, there’s friction. In this province, the friction is around the use of constitutional tools for legislation ruled unconstitutional, but on Parliament Hill, the friction is between members, and former members, of the Green Party. Local friction? Got that too! We will talk to a member of city council about the latest business around the horseshoe involving two controversial topics. Continue reading “Open Sources (Ep. #331) Show Notes for June 17, 2021”

Open Sources (Ep. #330) Show Notes for June 10, 2021

This week on Open Sources Guelph, we tackle complexity. Even though everybody apparently agrees that we need more action on Indigenous issues, there hasn’t been much, and then we will have a personal health moment to talk about all our vaccine options. Then, we fill focus on simpler things, like the friction between the government and teachers, with the head of one of the province’s four teachers’ unions. Continue reading “Open Sources (Ep. #330) Show Notes for June 10, 2021”

Open Sources (Ep. #329) Show Notes for June 3, 2021

This week on Open Sources Guelph, we’re at the anger stage of grief. The anger is directed at our bloody, complex past and the discovery of more crimes against Canada’s Indigenous peoples, but it’s also directed at some politicians in the United States who want to forget the recent past. After working through our grief, we will talk to Ontario’s Liberal leader, and the fight he’s getting ready for one year from today! Continue reading “Open Sources (Ep. #329) Show Notes for June 3, 2021”

Open Sources (Ep. #328) Show Notes for May 27, 2021

This week on Open Sources Guelph, you mark some momentous events. On the one hand, there’s the first anniversary of the event that kicked off the greatest shift in Civil Rights in 50 years, and on the other there’s Schrödinger’s Summer Olympics, will they happen or won’t they? In the back half of the show, we will mark the achievement of a tepid peace by hearing about the issues from those who know them best. Continue reading “Open Sources (Ep. #328) Show Notes for May 27, 2021”

Open Sources (Ep. #327) Show Notes for May 20, 2021

This week on Open Sources Guelph we’ve got repeats. We have some new developments on previously covered stories from conflict in the Middle East to conflict inside our own Canadian Forces that keeps getting more concerning. In the back half of the show, we’re going to cover transportation, housing, and municipal budgeting in a tight 22 minutes with our guest from Guelph City Hall. Continue reading “Open Sources (Ep. #327) Show Notes for May 20, 2021”

Open Sources (Ep. #326) Show Notes for May 13, 2021

This week on Open Sources Guelph, things get complicated. At home, we’re going to try and unwind the complex string of motivations behind new government regs for tech companies, and the even more complex political and religious motivations behind the last violence in the Middle East. In the back half of the show, our local MPP will stop by to talk about the intricate random web of the provincial fight against COVID-19. Continue reading “Open Sources (Ep. #326) Show Notes for May 13, 2021”