Open Sources (Ep. #424) Show Notes for May 4, 2023

This week on Open Sources Guelph, we would make a May the 4th joke, but we’ve got some serious stuff to discuss. First, there’s a provincial election going in Alberta now, which is a pretty big deal, but what’s happening in Sudan is even a bigger deal as violence and civil strife has erupted once again. In the second half of the show, we’ll talk about issues around abortion here in Canada, and believe us there are some. Continue reading “Open Sources (Ep. #424) Show Notes for May 4, 2023”

Open Sources (Ep. #421) Show Notes for April 13, 2023

This week on Open Sources Guelph, we make the perfect call… to cover some recent news! Speaking of calls, we will talk about ruining your election chances with a last minute ethics investigation, and, in more serious news, we will talk about the struggle to get someone to make the call to protect women in the Winnipeg area. Closer to home, we will talk to one of our city councillors about Guelph stuff including new rec centres and big zoning changes coming soon. Continue reading “Open Sources (Ep. #421) Show Notes for April 13, 2023”

Open Sources (Ep. #404) Show Notes for December 8, 2022

This week on Open Sources Guelph. we’re coming home for Christmas (at least so far as the news is concerned). We’re going to Alberta where there’s some interesting new legislation to parse, and then we will catch-up with our old friends in the Green Party who also made some interesting choices. In Guelph though, we’re going to sit down with another new city councillor to talk about local issues big and small. Continue reading “Open Sources (Ep. #404) Show Notes for December 8, 2022”

Danielle Smith Loses PC Candidate Vote


The news late last year that Wildrose Party leader Danielle Smith was leading eight of her fellow Alberta Members of the Legislative Assembly across the floor to the governing Progressive Conservative Party was a shocking development. Smith and the Wildrose had truly shaken the real politick of the presumption of ongoing PC rule, but instead, Smith led her rebellion, and now, it seems, she’s led herself to political ruin. Continue reading “Danielle Smith Loses PC Candidate Vote”

Rob Anders Shut Out Again


It’s been a tough year for both Member of Parliament Rob Anders and the Wildrose Party of Alberta. Both suffered setbacks in 2014, bright political futures ruined by the slings and arrows of fate and fortune. You may say that given the circumstances, Anders and Wildrose were made for each other, but just as Anders announced that he was mulling a bid for the leadership of Wildrose, a party official has told the press that, sadly, the timing doesn’t work. Continue reading “Rob Anders Shut Out Again”