Open Sources Show Notes for September 10, 2020

This week on Open Sources Guelph, we’re going Back to School. Not really, but it’s a theme, and we’re going with it as one of the topics of this week’s show. We’re going to talk about the concerns about kids going back to school, and we’re going to talk about Indigenous-Settler relations on an important anniversary. In the back half of the show, we will look at a big issue closer to home in Guelph with one of the representatives from Ward 2. Continue reading “Open Sources Show Notes for September 10, 2020”

Open Sources Show Notes for February 20, 2020

This week on Open Sources Guelph, we’re going to catch up on a couple of ongoing stories, and then look at two new ones because if it’s Thursday, that means there’s too much news to cover! So in the first half we’re going to talk about the latest on the protests supporting the Wet’suwet’an hereditary chiefs, and the escalating friction between the Ontario government and teachers. Then, in the back half, we’ll look at the political drama in two Maritime provinces, and the drama happening right here are home on the U of G campus. Continue reading “Open Sources Show Notes for February 20, 2020”

Open Sources Show Notes for Thursday January 17, 2019

On Open Sources Guelph this week, we’ll continue our ongoing coverage of the slow decline of western civilization. In the U.K., Brexit comes to a full boil, and in the U.S., the Russian investigation goes back on the front burner as the President, somehow, looks dirtier. Here in Canada there’s not much more to be proud of. Justin Trudeau shuffled his cabinet, but is he really just shuffling deck chairs on a sinking ship, even while his Reconciliation dreams become a new nightmare? Oh, the pain! Continue reading “Open Sources Show Notes for Thursday January 17, 2019”

Open Sources Show Notes for Thursday January 18, 2018

This week on Open Sources Guelph, we’ve got Canadian problems. This will not be an easy one to parse, because these are complicated situations and complicated issues. For instance, what do you do when the system for paying federal employees seems practically unable to work right? What can be done about the persistent allegations of harassment on a Canadian university campus? How should we respond to a made up hate crime? And is it time to give our Indigenous people veto power in lawmaking? It’s a conundrum heavy show to be sure.  Continue reading “Open Sources Show Notes for Thursday January 18, 2018”

Open Sources Show Notes for Thursday January 26, 2017

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So some staff happened this week. Too much stuff for a single episode of Open Sources Guelph, but since we only do one episode a week, that’s all you’ll get. So here’s what’s going down: a week full of American zaniness, the Canadian reaction on two key fronts, and some very serious talk about a year in First Nations affairs. We’ll try and decode all the official and unofficial things coming out of the White House, the fallout of how Donald Trump’s new direction affects Canada, and we’ll wrap up with an update about Aboriginal matters with our resident expert on Aboriginal issues.  Continue reading “Open Sources Show Notes for Thursday January 26, 2017”

Open Sources Show Notes for Thursday April 14, 2016

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In a rare all-Canada centric edition of Open Sources Guelph, we’re going to cover both political maneuvering and deep-seeded social issues. Of the former, we’ll bookend the show with discussion about the sacrificial ouster of Tom Mulcair from NDP leadership, and the multi-level struggle of governments to get their fundraising in line. Meanwhile, on either side of the break, we’ll deal with the touchy subjects of Black Lives Matter and a new ongoing emergency in an area of Canada that’s synonymous with “ongoing emergency.” Continue reading “Open Sources Show Notes for Thursday April 14, 2016”

Open Sources Show Notes for Thursday March 5, 2015

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In this week’s edition of Open Sources Guelph, we’ll be covering a wide-range of topics, as per usual. What happens when an Israeli politician talks to the U.S. Congress without permission from the White House? What happens when the government says the internet’s for everyone? What happens when everyone agrees there’s a problem and are no closer to a solution? And what happens when almost no one wants to host the world? Those are some of the questions, and we will attempt to find some answers. Continue reading “Open Sources Show Notes for Thursday March 5, 2015”