Open Sources Show Notes for October 8, 2020

This week on Open Sources Guelph we will take everything we know about a busy news week, pack it in a tote, and leave it in the basement to gather dust because we’ve got a new standard for what a busy news week looks like. So Trump got COVID, and so did, it seems, most of his senior staff, which cast this week’s Vice Presidential debateĀ  in doubt. Meanwhile in Canada, we elected a new Green leader with no problem, and we’ve got a new provincial election to talk about. Continue reading “Open Sources Show Notes for October 8, 2020”

Open Sources Show Notes for August 6, 2020

This week on Open Sources Guelph, there are a lot of unknowns. Will there be a proper school year with COVID still a thing? Are we ignoring Canada’s growing far-right extremism and conspiracy theorists? And what about future political leaders, who is going to run alongside Joe Biden on the Democratic ticket, and who will lead the Green Party of Canada into the next election? This week, we’ll try to get some answers. Continue reading “Open Sources Show Notes for August 6, 2020”

Open Sources Show Notes for November 21, 2019

This week on Open Sources Guelph, we’re packed with special guests, one from the local scene, and one from the national scene. In local news, we’re going to talk about one of Guelph Ward 1 councillors who’s been in the middle of a whirlwind lately. Then, in national news, just a day after Justin Trudeau announced his new cabinet, we’ll talk to the newest member of another caucus who hopes to be a thorn in the side of those new members of cabinet. Continue reading “Open Sources Show Notes for November 21, 2019”

Open Sources Show Notes for November 7, 2019

This week on Open Sources Guelph, it seems like we’re all about endings and separations. We’ve got a growing number of people out west eager to start their own country, we’ve got a Federal party leader leaving her job behind, and we have the U.K. holding an election to decided if they’re really leaving the E.U. this time. On the other hand, it looks like transit expansion might be starting in Toronto, and, if there’s time, we’ll consider the question why someone thinks that Ben Mulroney is the savior of the Conservative Party. Continue reading “Open Sources Show Notes for November 7, 2019”

Open Sources Show Notes for Thursday October 10, 2019

This week on Open Sources Guelph, we’re running out of candidates! As we’re getting closer to Election Day – a week-and-a-half now! – we’re down to the last few candidates on the 2019 ballot in Guelph, and this week, both candidates are both old friends of the show. On this week’s episode, we’ll hear from Independent candidate Kornelis Klevering, and Green Party of Canada candidate Steve Dyck. Continue reading “Open Sources Show Notes for Thursday October 10, 2019”

Open Sources Show Notes for Thursday September 5, 2019

This week on Open Sources Guelph, we’re all like “When are you going to call an election, Justin!” But seriously, folks, there’s lots of serious stuff to discuss. The battle between the NDP and Green Party for the hearts and minds of Canadian progressives just got hotter, the legal battle over the carbon tax marches on in spite of common sense, everything about Donald Trump battles for our attention, and the Brexit situation in the U.K. has somehow managed to become a bigger battle. Put your serious faces on, this is going to be a rough one. Continue reading “Open Sources Show Notes for Thursday September 5, 2019”

Open Sources Show Notes for Thursday May 16, 2019

This week on Open Sources Guelph, it’s about all the unanswered questions. Will another scandal permanently sink the Liberals chances for re-election? Which political party will disappointed progressives find more appealing in the election? Will Doug Ford ever run out of scandals? And is there an election somewhere that might be bigger and stranger than anything going on in Canada? Continue reading “Open Sources Show Notes for Thursday May 16, 2019”