Open Sources (Ep. #347) Show Notes for October 14, 2021

This week on Open Sources Guelph, we deal again with some heavy issues without any easy answers. In the medical field, we have hospital laying people off who won’t get vaccinated, and in Afghanistan we have people in need but they live under the yoke of some dangerous authoritarians. Meanwhile, here in Guelph, we have a heritage building that was a fire trap. So many issues, and only one hour to cover them. Continue reading “Open Sources (Ep. #347) Show Notes for October 14, 2021”

Open Sources (Ep. #341) Show Notes for September 2, 2021

This week on Open Sources Guelph, we go election crazy by dedicating three-quarters of the show to the Federal Election, which you may or may not know is going on right now. In fact, the 2021 Federal Election is officially half-over now, so let’s talk about the events to far, the latest news about Ontario’s vaccine passport program, and then we’ll welcome our special guest from the newly re-named Animal Protection Party! Continue reading “Open Sources (Ep. #341) Show Notes for September 2, 2021”

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. #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. #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”

Open Sources (Ep. #330) Show Notes for June 10, 2021

This week on Open Sources Guelph, we tackle complexity. Even though everybody apparently agrees that we need more action on Indigenous issues, there hasn’t been much, and then we will have a personal health moment to talk about all our vaccine options. Then, we fill focus on simpler things, like the friction between the government and teachers, with the head of one of the province’s four teachers’ unions. Continue reading “Open Sources (Ep. #330) Show Notes for June 10, 2021”