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. #326) Show Notes for May 13, 2021

This week on Open Sources Guelph, things get complicated. At home, we’re going to try and unwind the complex string of motivations behind new government regs for tech companies, and the even more complex political and religious motivations behind the last violence in the Middle East. In the back half of the show, our local MPP will stop by to talk about the intricate random web of the provincial fight against COVID-19. Continue reading “Open Sources (Ep. #326) Show Notes for May 13, 2021”

Open Sources (Ep. #324) Show Notes for April 29, 2021

This week on Open Sources Guelph, we don’t have anything snappy to say. The pandemic is getting way out of control in India, and we desperately need a response. Meanwhile, in the United States, where the virus used to be out of control, the POTUS took a sort of victory lap. We’ll talk about that, and we’ll talk to a member of the provincial NDP caucus from a neighbouring riding about the Ontario angle. Continue reading “Open Sources (Ep. #324) Show Notes for April 29, 2021”

Open Sources (Ep. #322) Show Notes for April 15, 2021

This week on Open Sources Guelph, we have really mastered the art of covering politics virtually. We start the show with the latest news from the third wave of the pandemic, and then pivot to the online-only policy conventions for two of the major Federal parties from last weekend. After that, we will be joined by another member of Guelph City Council thanks to the power of Zoom. Who is it? Let’s find out! Continue reading “Open Sources (Ep. #322) Show Notes for April 15, 2021”