Open Sources Show Notes for February 27, 2020

This week on Open Sources Guelph, it’s more of the same hits as we look at the now expanded rail blockades, and the latest from the race to find the 46th American President. In new stuff, we’ll look at the latest test to Canada’s laws regarding sex work, and we’ll have an appropriately timed conversation with the Minister for Women (and other things). Continue reading “Open Sources Show Notes for February 27, 2020”

Open Sources Show Notes for February 20, 2020

This week on Open Sources Guelph, we’re going to catch up on a couple of ongoing stories, and then look at two new ones because if it’s Thursday, that means there’s too much news to cover! So in the first half we’re going to talk about the latest on the protests supporting the Wet’suwet’an hereditary chiefs, and the escalating friction between the Ontario government and teachers. Then, in the back half, we’ll look at the political drama in two Maritime provinces, and the drama happening right here are home on the U of G campus. Continue reading “Open Sources Show Notes for February 20, 2020”

Open Sources Show Notes for February 13, 2020

This week on Open Sources Guelph, there’s friction. When Canadians leave home, interesting things seem to happen, which may be the least controversial thing we discuss this week. Next, things are far from cool as the debate over constructing a pipeline hits an all-new level of agitation, the contest to find a Democratic candidate is still as contentious as ever, and we’ll wrap up by talking about how we should react when controversial figures get some bad news of their own. Continue reading “Open Sources Show Notes for February 13, 2020”

Open Sources Show Notes for February 6, 2020

This week on Open Sources Guelph, we’re sick…. of talking about certain things. It may be closer to Valentine’s Day than it is to Festivus, but we have some grievances to air on this week’s show! From the disappointing end to you-know-who’s impeachment to the pendulum doom out of China that the media’s got us riding, we’ve got lots of thoughts on this week’s news, as well as some discussion about how the news might get made in the future, and why it hopefully won’t be “soft.” Continue reading “Open Sources Show Notes for February 6, 2020”

Open Sources Show Notes for January 30, 2020

This week on Open Sources Guelph, we will bear witness to the struggle for witnesses. It’s another week, but it’s the same old news south of the border as impeachment nears its end, or not. Up here in Canada, we’ve got drama of our own in the form of a leadership race that now has actual candidates. That’s big news to cover, and we’ll also make time to talk to a member of city council for whom CFRU is a constituent. Continue reading “Open Sources Show Notes for January 30, 2020”

Open Sources Show Notes for January 23, 2020

This week on Open Sources Guelph, it’s the topic you’ve been wanting to hear us about since the start of the year: Guelph’s new tap-and-go transit pass card! Just kidding, we’re going to talk about impeachment, and then we’re going to talk about the labour strife with Ontario’s teachers. For the back half of the show, we’re going to have a sit down conversation with returning OSG champion, Mike Schreiner. Continue reading “Open Sources Show Notes for January 23, 2020”

Open Sources Show Notes for January 16, 2020

This week on Open Sources Guelph, we don’t need to make a play for our independence since we’ve already got it! So what are we going to do with our independence? We’re going to talk to a city councillor!! Ward 6’s Dominique O’Rourke will be our guest this week, and then we will talk about the latest from Iran, and another pair trying to strike out on their own… Continue reading “Open Sources Show Notes for January 16, 2020”