Open Sources (Ep. #314) Show Notes for February 18, 2021

Would you buy a set of encyclopedias from these men? This week on Open Sources Guelph, we won’t consider that question, but we will consider a great many others. This episode of the show will take us from the still bruised U.S. Capitol for one senate hearing, to the red chamber of our own senate where there’s very important social matters being debated. From there, we’ll talk about election misses on the east coast, and the aforementioned salesmen above. Continue reading “Open Sources (Ep. #314) Show Notes for February 18, 2021”

Open Sources Show Notes for Thursday June 22, 2017

We’ve got some serious, serious stuff to talk about on this week’s Open Sources Guelph. Over in London, there’s widespread concern about the safety of high-rises after a council estate went up in flames and killed an untold number of people. Then, we will look at the controversial issue of doctor assisted death here in Canada and how some people aren’t getting the access they want despite the legality of it. And finally, we will do what you never thought possible, and welcome a real life Conservative MP into the studio to talk about some federal issues.  Continue reading “Open Sources Show Notes for Thursday June 22, 2017”

Open Sources Show Notes for Thursday June 2, 2016


It’s June, and you know what that means, summer gatherings with all your friends on the weekend! Two federal political parties had that same thought last weekend, as they gathered in different parts of the country to talk shop and celebrate their victories or their loses that were really victories. We’ll talk about all the policy, gossip and gaffes that came out of the Liberal and Conservative conventions last weekend, and then dive into two serious issues that have been on the Open Sources Guelph radar for a while now.  Continue reading “Open Sources Show Notes for Thursday June 2, 2016”

Open Sources Show Notes for Thursday January 14, 2016


This week on Open Sources Guelph, we’ll save a spot, and a thought, for David Bowie, a truly unique individual that spanned the realms of music, movies, fashion and culture in incalculable ways. And like the Man Who Fell to Earth, we will forge our way through an alien world we barely understand and hardly comprehend in order to bring you the best analysis of the week’s news. Right to die, the State of the Union, water issues, and el Chapo all make the cut this week. As they say, the show must go on. Continue reading “Open Sources Show Notes for Thursday January 14, 2016”

SCOC Unanimously Endorses Doctor Assisted Death


In an unusual 9-0 decision, especially considering the contentious social issue at stake, the Supreme Court of Canada opened the doors to doctor assisted death today. Canadians, according to the court, have the right to seek out a doctor’s help to let them die when facing clearly defined criteria, and they’ve given a year to the federal and provincial governments to sort out the legal implications. Continue reading “SCOC Unanimously Endorses Doctor Assisted Death”