This week on Open Sources Guelph, we wonder about going too far. In Toronto, if could be argued that they definitely went too far “helping” homeless people get out of the park, and some people will say that it could be going too far to demand vaccine mandates. Some people are also saying that our city’s mayor has gone too far, and we’ll ask him about that and other stuff as we joins us for this week’s show. Continue reading “Open Sources (Ep. #337) Show Notes for July 29, 2021”
This week on Open Sources Guelph, we’re going to science the sh!t out of this episode, at least in the first half of the show. We’re going to discuss balancing space exploration with paying ones taxes, and we’re going to talk about the latest issues around the vaccine rollout here and around the world. In the back half, we’ve got a visitor from city council to talk about what’s going on locally at city hall. Continue reading “Open Sources (Ep. #335) Show Notes for July 15, 2021”
This week on Open Sources Guelph, there’s friction. In this province, the friction is around the use of constitutional tools for legislation ruled unconstitutional, but on Parliament Hill, the friction is between members, and former members, of the Green Party. Local friction? Got that too! We will talk to a member of city council about the latest business around the horseshoe involving two controversial topics. Continue reading “Open Sources (Ep. #331) Show Notes for June 17, 2021”
This week on Open Sources Guelph we’ve got repeats. We have some new developments on previously covered stories from conflict in the Middle East to conflict inside our own Canadian Forces that keeps getting more concerning. In the back half of the show, we’re going to cover transportation, housing, and municipal budgeting in a tight 22 minutes with our guest from Guelph City Hall. Continue reading “Open Sources (Ep. #327) Show Notes for May 20, 2021”
This week on Open Sources Guelph, we have really mastered the art of covering politics virtually. We start the show with the latest news from the third wave of the pandemic, and then pivot to the online-only policy conventions for two of the major Federal parties from last weekend. After that, we will be joined by another member of Guelph City Council thanks to the power of Zoom. Who is it? Let’s find out! Continue reading “Open Sources (Ep. #322) Show Notes for April 15, 2021”
The original April Fools are back this week with another episode of Open Sources Guelph. We would love to spend the hour making jokes and pulling pranks, but there’s some serious stuff to talk about. We will look at the ever changing pandemic response provincially, and the growing trend of Anti-Asian hate that’s even affected our community. After the break, it’s back to the patio with another Guelph city councillor. Continue reading “Open Sources (Ep. #320) Show Notes for April 1, 2021”
This week on Open Sources Guelph, we’re in a mood to celebrate, or we would be if the special occasion in question was something other than the start of a global pandemic. On this paper anniversary of the COVID-19 lockdown, we will talk about the politics of vaccines, and the racial politics of being royal. And in terms of local politics, we will talk about the surprisingly bitter politics of patios.