Open Sources (Ep. #340) Show Notes for August 26, 2021

This week on Open Sources Guelph, we’re back! Did anything happen last week while we were gone? JK. We will play catch-up this week by talking about the fall of Afghanistan and what comes next, plus the current state of COVID in Ontario and what comes next there. As for that election, we will begin our regular series of candidate interviews this week with a familiar face for both the show, and for local activism. Continue reading “Open Sources (Ep. #340) Show Notes for August 26, 2021”

Open Sources #REPEAT Show Notes for August 19, 2021

This week on Open Sources Guelph, we were so overcome by the vapors, and this past Sunday’s election, that we needed to take a week off and regroup. Well, actually, we had planned to take this week off, and we decided to anyway despite the last minute interference from Justin and his majority dreams. This week, it’s a re-run! Two news topics, and an interview with Guelph’s mayor, which we’re replaying from last month. Continue reading “Open Sources #REPEAT Show Notes for August 19, 2021”

Open Sources (Ep. #339) Show Notes for August 12, 2021

This week on Open Sources Guelph, we’re still waiting for the writs, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t any news. It’s another four-topic week as we mark the passing of an Ontario political giant and more dire warnings about climate change in the first half, and then, in the second half, we’re going to look internationally with the new authoritarian superstar, and more Olympic politics as we switch from summer to winter. Continue reading “Open Sources (Ep. #339) Show Notes for August 12, 2021”

Open Sources (Ep. #338) Show Notes for August 5, 2021

This week on Open Sources Guelph, it’s a Canadian affair. We’re digging into matters of provincial interest with the a new plan for a favourite old school tourist attraction, and the potential courting of COVID disaster in the Wildrose province. In national matters, we’ll consider the latest rumours around the possibility of a fall election, and that cold chill you’re feeling might be connected to Trudeau’s immediate predecessor. Continue reading “Open Sources (Ep. #338) Show Notes for August 5, 2021”

Open Sources (Ep. #337) Show Notes for July 29, 2021

This week on Open Sources Guelph, we wonder about going too far. In Toronto, if could be argued that they definitely went too far “helping” homeless people get out of the park, and some people will say that it could be going too far to demand vaccine mandates. Some people are also saying that our city’s mayor has gone too far, and we’ll ask him about that and other stuff as we joins us for this week’s show. Continue reading “Open Sources (Ep. #337) Show Notes for July 29, 2021”

Open Sources (Ep. #336) Show Notes for July 22, 2021

This week on Open Sources Guelph, we’ve got leadership issues. We’ll head to Manitoba where the effort to right the ship on Indigenous affairs blew up spectacularly on live TV (see above), and then we’ll go to the Federal level where there’s actually some good news for one beleaguered national leader. In the back half, we welcome, perhaps, our most prestigious guest yet, Ontario’s Official Opposition leader! Continue reading “Open Sources (Ep. #336) Show Notes for July 22, 2021”

Open Sources (Ep. #335) Show Notes for July 15, 2021

This week on Open Sources Guelph, we’re going to science the sh!t out of this episode, at least in the first half of the show. We’re going to discuss balancing space exploration with paying ones taxes, and we’re going to talk about the latest issues around the vaccine rollout here and around the world. In the back half, we’ve got a visitor from city council to talk about what’s going on locally at city hall. Continue reading “Open Sources (Ep. #335) Show Notes for July 15, 2021”