Open Sources Show Notes for January 2, 2020

It’s the beginning of year six here on Open Sources Guelph, and, as usual, the season starts with one of our recurring annual bits, the Awards Show. It started as the yearly cap stone on the old Beyond the Ballot Box show, and the work continues on this fifth edition of the OSG version as we take a step back before diving into a new political year. Once again, we will be bringing you our picks in four categories covering all the good, the bad, and the ugly that we lived through in 2019. Continue reading “Open Sources Show Notes for January 2, 2020”

Open Sources Show Notes for December 26, 2019

It’s the last show of the year, and you know what that means (at least you should if you’re a fan of the show). This week on Open Sources Guelph, it’s that time again for the annual movies show, as we look back at some of our favourite politically themed movies. This year, we’ve got a doc about the new class of politicians, a student council election, a slice of American political history, and a new film about social inequality. Continue reading “Open Sources Show Notes for December 26, 2019”

Open Sources Show Notes for December 19, 2019

This week on Open Sources Guelph, we take one last kick at the breaking news can before the holiday break. We’ll tackle what’s going on in Canada as the Prime Minister makes the end-of-year media rounds, we’ll look at the latest from the quest to remove Trump from office, and we’ll talk to the youths about how they’re trying to help those that need the most help during the winter months. Continue reading “Open Sources Show Notes for December 19, 2019”

Open Sources Show Notes for December 12, 2019

This week on Open Sources Guelph, Christmas comes early. At least it does if you want to hear sound bites from the six contenders that want to be the future leader of the Liberal Party of Ontario. They were all in Guelph last weekend, and we got them all on the record. Speaking of Ontario matters, we’re also going to talk about the current situation with the teachers, and then we’ll look to the other side of the pond and their current electoral situation. Continue reading “Open Sources Show Notes for December 12, 2019”

Open Sources Show Notes for December 5, 2019

This week on Open Sources Guelph, we’re getting back to basics. Scotty Hertz will be back at the controls as we catch up with old friends in Ottawa, and old friends in Washington D.C., and the surprising way both those friends crossed paths this week. After that, we’ll talk to another old friend from Guelph City Council and ask about the recently wrapped up budget process at City Hall. Continue reading “Open Sources Show Notes for December 5, 2019”

Open Sources Show Notes for November 28, 2019

This week on Open Sources Guelph, we’ve got another show with back-to-back interviews that will help cue you up for the vote next week on the 2020 Guelph budget. First, we’ll hear from Ward 2 Councillor Rodrigo Goller, who will be one of the 13 people making the final decision, and then we’ll hear from Chief Gordon Cobey of the Guelph Police Service, who hopes council will approve his specific (and large) budget request. Continue reading “Open Sources Show Notes for November 28, 2019”

Open Sources Show Notes for November 21, 2019

This week on Open Sources Guelph, we’re packed with special guests, one from the local scene, and one from the national scene. In local news, we’re going to talk about one of Guelph Ward 1 councillors who’s been in the middle of a whirlwind lately. Then, in national news, just a day after Justin Trudeau announced his new cabinet, we’ll talk to the newest member of another caucus who hopes to be a thorn in the side of those new members of cabinet. Continue reading “Open Sources Show Notes for November 21, 2019”