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Open Sources Show Notes for Thursday March 31, 2016

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This week on Open Sources Guelph, we’ll consider the world, before going super local again. “Terrorism” is a watch word these days with everywhere seemingly on the brink of an attack or having just experienced one, so we’ll cram as much terror talk as we can into that first segment before we talk about talking. The City of Guelph is in negotiation with three Canadians Union of Public Employees (CUPE) locals, so we’ll see how that’s going. (Hint: not well.) Then, in the second half-hour we’ll talk to another of our politicians, Guelph’s long-serving representative at Queen’s Park. Continue reading

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Open Sources Show Notes for Thursday February 4, 2016

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The clown car has sprung a leak. On this week’s Open Sources Guelph we’ll journey to the Hawkeye State where the weird and wild journey of the American presidential race finally lead to some actual voting. Meanwhile, there’s some voting here in Ontario too as a by-election comes to a head, to say nothing of the debate around one of the most controversial trade agreements ever negotiated in total secrecy. Perhaps that’s a lesson to learn as the Royal City begins sitting down with its outside workers, officer staff, and librarians. This week, as it turns out, the show is one big segue. Continue reading

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