Open Sources (Ep. #315) Show Notes for February 25, 2021

This week on Open Sources Guelph, we will wrap up the month with a multifaceted discussion that will take us from the present, to the future, and back to the past. We will look at the contentious debate about a certain Conservative motion this week, and we will look at the provincial conservatives move to… protect the environment? In the back half, we’re talking again about Facebook’s world takeover, and we’ll remember a notable bit of Canadian political history. Continue reading “Open Sources (Ep. #315) Show Notes for February 25, 2021”

Open Sources (Ep. #311) Show Notes for January 28, 2021

This week on Open Sources Guelph, we’re all about the outrages and there are so many. In Canada, we’ve got a disgraced Governor General who’s been thoroughly disavowed, in the U.S. (and elsewhere) there’s an army of deflated conspiracy theorists that don’t understand why the plan fell apart, and Canadian companies might be unknowingly (or knowingly) benefiting from slave labour. Just another week in 2021. Continue reading “Open Sources (Ep. #311) Show Notes for January 28, 2021”

Open Sources Show Notes for July 9, 2020

Get some friends together and watch this week’s episode of Open Sources Guelph! (Maybe not those ^^^ friends.) We’re going to talk about those friends and the disturbing allegations around them, and we’re also going to talk about the latest protests erupting from China’s newest crackdown in Hong Kong. After that, we’re going to catch up (virtually) with a member of our own local city council to talk about some of the latest developments in Guelph news. Continue reading “Open Sources Show Notes for July 9, 2020”

Open Sources Show Notes for June 25, 2020

This week on Open Sources Guelph, we’re going to take a break from the ongoing stories that have so pre-occupied us these last few weeks to revisit some golden oldies. We’ve got Canada-China relations, we’ve got some Donald Trump stuff, and we’ve got the Conservative leadership race for a well-rounded news diet. On top of that, we’ll discuss some good old fashioned investigative reporting. Continue reading “Open Sources Show Notes for June 25, 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 Thursday July 4, 2019

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 “Open Sources Show Notes for Thursday July 4, 2019”

Open Sources Show Notes for Thursday January 24, 2019

This week on Open Sources Guelph, we get an education. Here in Ontario, we learn that you don’t get something for nothing when it comes to post-secondary education in the Ford era. In Canada, we learn that relations with China are complicated, at least so far as their telecom executives are concerned. South of the border, we learn that sometimes a picture is telling a different story than you might have thought. And in the U.K., we learn that… No, we already knew it was a gong show. Continue reading “Open Sources Show Notes for Thursday January 24, 2019”