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. #323) Show Notes for April 22, 2021

This week on Open Sources Guelph, we can’t handle all the drama at Queen’s Park. There are a lot of juicy stories coming out of the Ontario Legislature this week, but who can keep track of it all? So let’s go to Parliament Hill, where they delivered a budget after a 25-month hiatus, and then we’ll head stateside for a talk about social justice. After the break? Back to Ottawa, and a chat with China’s most hated Canadian! Continue reading “Open Sources (Ep. #323) Show Notes for April 22, 2021”

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”