Open Sources (Ep. #352) Show Notes for November 18, 2021

This week on Open Sources Guelph, we’re going to talk about the disturbing state of politics. On the environment, the world’s major climate action conference had only minor action. South of the border, it looks likely that a kid who shot people will get off Scott free while a rightwing troublemaker looks like he might be finally paying the price. Before all that though, look, we have a picture of bipartisan co-operation in 2021! Continue reading “Open Sources (Ep. #352) Show Notes for November 18, 2021”

Open Sources (Ep. #349) Show Notes for October 28, 2021

This week on Open Sources Guelph, the times they are a-changin’. We have a new cabinet for the Federal government, and there were actually a few surprises. We will also talk about how things never really seem to change at the Provincial level, at least on battling COVID. In the back half of the show, we will talk to a Guelph city councillor, who will be looking over a new kind of City of Guelph budget next month. Continue reading “Open Sources (Ep. #349) Show Notes for October 28, 2021”

Open Sources (Ep. #348) Show Notes for October 21, 2021

This week on Open Sources Guelph, we’ve got a potpourri. “Potpourri” is the category on Jeopardy! where they’ve got a lot of great answers that don’t fit into other categories, so this week’s show is a potpourri as we discuss the Alberta municipal elections, and the murder of another British Member of Parliament. In the back half of the show, we’re going to interview a Kitchener man who made history in last month’s Federal election. Continue reading “Open Sources (Ep. #348) Show Notes for October 21, 2021”

Open Sources (Ep. #346) Show Notes for October 7, 2021

This week on Open Sources Guelph, it’s back to business! Our theme this week is getting back to work, take the Ontario government for instance, they got back to work with the Speech from the Throne, and there was a lot of PR work to do this week at Facebook HQ in the middle of their terrible news week. In the back half of the show, Guelph’s MP is going to talk about why he’s eager to get back to work in Ottawa. Continue reading “Open Sources (Ep. #346) Show Notes for October 7, 2021”

Open Sources (Ep. #338) Show Notes for August 5, 2021

This week on Open Sources Guelph, it’s a Canadian affair. We’re digging into matters of provincial interest with the a new plan for a favourite old school tourist attraction, and the potential courting of COVID disaster in the Wildrose province. In national matters, we’ll consider the latest rumours around the possibility of a fall election, and that cold chill you’re feeling might be connected to Trudeau’s immediate predecessor. Continue reading “Open Sources (Ep. #338) Show Notes for August 5, 2021”

Open Sources (Ep. #334) Show Notes for July 8, 2021

This week on Open Sources Guelph, we bring you some good news and some bad news. We start with bad news and more signs of the growing climate catastrophe, but there is some good news on the Indigenous file after weeks of basically terrible news. However, to end the show, we go back to the bad in U.S. politics where alternate realities continue to collide half-a-year after everything should have changed. Continue reading “Open Sources (Ep. #334) Show Notes for July 8, 2021”

Open Sources (Ep. #332) Show Notes for June 24, 2021

This week on Open Sources Guelph it feels like summer. Yes, the House of Commons has wrapped up for the year, but have they wrapped up forever? (Yes, that was an Alice Cooper reference.) Speaking of being out forever, we will talk about the full withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan, while closer to home, we will hear from some members of our Muslim community about their everyday concerns in Canada. Continue reading “Open Sources (Ep. #332) Show Notes for June 24, 2021”