To all our fans, we regret to inform you that we’re taking the next few weeks off for some much needed R&R. Open Sources Guelph will air repeats on August 1 and August 8, and then come back in our usual timeslot on Thursday August 15, refreshed, and ready to cover the 2019 Federal Election.
In the meantime, you can listen to past episodes of the show on the Guelph Politicast channel on Podbean here, or download them on your favourite podcast app at iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play, and Spotify.
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This week on Open Sources Guelph, we’re wondering if anyone’s going on summer vacation. In Ottawa, the news keeps coming even as we’re counting down to a fall election. In the United States, the special counsel is back in the news despite his best efforts. In the U.K. there’s a new sheriff in town, and he’s going to make people do what he wants on Brexit (apparently). And finally, not to disturb your calm, but the rent is pretty damn expensive here in Canada, and we have the data to prove it now. Continue reading
This week on Open Sources Guelph, we’re going to get election ready! The Federal Election is just a few weeks away, so we’ll check on the status of some of the major parties, plus talk in-depth about one party’s very particular move that made headlines locally and nationally. And on top of all that, we’ll welcome another member of Guelph’s City Council to the studio for another substantive chat about local issues. Continue reading
This week on Open Sources Guelph, we’re getting into the weeds. It’s summer, after all, and our politicians aren’t making a lot of news like they should, so let’s get into the issues. For instance, since when did protesting pipelines make you a target for our own spies? Why is everyone so angry about a movie? Why isn’t everyone more angry about the treatment of children in U.S. government custody? And what if most of us are wrong about our own thoughts on immigration here in Canada? Continue reading
This week on Open Sources Guelph, everyone loves a parade. This could be a reference to the Fourth of July sideshow that Trump is putting on today, but it could just as easily be a reference to his parade of embarrassments and scandals in the last week alone. Along with that, we’ll talk about the protests in Hong Kong, the politics of cartooning, and a Supreme Court case that should have a positive effect on victims of rape seeking justice in Canada. Continue reading