Monthly Archives: April 2015

Hillary Clinton (Officially) Launches Presidential Campaign

It’s been a forgone conclusion that this day was coming since the moment she conceded the Democratic primary to Barack Obama in 2008, but today, Hillary Rodham Clinton made it official. As if you didn’t know, she’s running for President of the United States. Continue reading

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Open Sources Show Notes for Thursday April 9, 2015

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What a week in politics! With the Trial of the Century finally underway, a federal budget coming down the pipe, and not just one, but two, provincial elections in the mix, there’s way too much to talk about this week. On top of it all, we scored a big interview with a prominent Canadian author about his provocative new book. Weren’t planning on listening to Open Sources Guelph this week? Well you should really change your mind about that. Continue reading

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Michael Harris Coming to Guelph to Talk ‘Party of One’

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April is shaping up to be the cruelest month for Prime Minister Stephen Harper: the Mike Duffy trial begins this week, the knives are already out for the federal budget coming April 21, and author Michael Harris will be hitting the road to talk about his takedown of the Harper years, Party of One. Fair Vote Guelph is bringing Harris to the Royal City on April 19, but Open Sources Guelph will have the reporter, columnist and author on the show later this week. Continue reading

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Joe Oliver Finally Announces Budget Date for April 21

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After weeks of badgering from the Opposition, Finance Minister Joe Oliver finally set a date to announce the next federal budget. On April 21, Canadians will learn what exactly the Harper government has in store in their final financial statement before this fall’s election, and how exactly the incumbent Conservatives plan on balancing the budget as well as delivering the new spending they’ve announced in the midst of an economic downturn. Continue reading

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Open Sources No-Show Notes for Thursday April 2, 2015

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Do to circumstances beyond our control, Open Sources Guelph will not be broadcasting on Thursday April 2 at 5 pm. CFRU will instead be broadcasting a special musical performance live to air from the University of Guelph Bullring. Don’t worry. This ain’t over.

Although Scotty Hertz and Adam A. Donaldson have the week off, they are continuing to plan future shows and future coverage, including some very big shows for April including an interview with Party of One author Michael Harris, an Earth Day special with former Green Party candidate Mike Nagy and special guests, and our hour-long conversation with Guelph Mayor Cam Guthrie.

In the meantime you can listen to any of our old shows on the CFRU archive page.

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