Open Sources Show Notes for Thursday May 4, 2017

This week’s Open Sources Guelph will not begin until we’re shown to our villa. But seriously, unlike a certain luxury music festival organized by the man that gave us “Thug Lovin'”, or a certain American administration that we could name, this week’s show will run like a Swiss watch. No guest this week, but we’re going to have lots of discussion about 105 days of Trump, ranked ballots, refusing to pay rent, and why some people this week proved why their best work is behind them.  Continue reading

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Open Sources Show Notes for Thursday April 27, 2017

It’s a bit late, admittedly, but since we don’t control time here on Open Sources Guelph (yet) we’re going to make this Thursday Earth Day, and mark the occasion with a discussion with a couple of local environmental advocates. On top of that, we’ll be talking to another NDP leadership candidate who was in town last week, and we’ll be discussing a pilot project from the Ontario government to give the poor more certainty in these highly uncertain times.  Continue reading

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Open Sources Show Notes for Thursday April 20, 2017

With just a couple of days till the French go to the polls in a very consequential election, it was inevitable that we were going to talk about it on this week’s Open Sources Guelph, so perhaps seeing how much fun they were having, Theresa May decided that she would call an election too in the United Kingdom. We’re going to talk about those two races on this week’s show, and then in the second half we’ll bring things back home as we get to know another area Member of Provincial Parliament. Continue reading

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Open Sources Show Notes for Thursday April 13, 2017

This week on Open Sources Guelph we talk to the man who’s the next leader of the Conservative Party of Canada! You know, if those other 13 people in the race get out of his way. We are happy on this week’s show to be able to talk to Rick Peterson, the bilingual maverick businessman that’s making a serious play to be the head of Canada’s blue team. Before that though, we’ll address the maverick foreign policy of “45” and the maverick action of Guelph’s city council to put the kibosh on online voting. Continue reading

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Who’s Becoming an Open Source the Next Couple of Weeks?

The next month is going to be very busy for special guests here on Open Sources Guelph! We’ve got a federal politician, a provincial politician, and a Guelph city councillor along a panel of local all-stars for our annual tribute to all things Green. Continue reading

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Open Sources Show Notes for Thursday April 6, 2017

It’s another week on Open Sources Guelph, and there’s a lot of Canadian political news to get to. First, a couple of exclusives! We’ll have a first hand account of the the latest Conservative leadership debate this past weekend, plus an interview with one of the people running for the NDP leadership race (albeit the topic is a very specific issue). In the back half of the show, we’ll talk about changing the rules of the game in the House of Commons and why everybody’s so mad about all the money other people are making. Continue reading

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By-Election Results: Nothing Changes, Everything Stays the Same

There were five by-elections yesterday, and anyone expecting a big political shake-up is bound to be disappointed at the following news. Continue reading

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