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Open Sources Show Notes for Thursday August 31, 2017

This week on Open Sources Guelph, we laboured to make our pre-Labour show Trump-free, but the man can’t let a week go by without blowing the doors off another political norm, and last Friday he broke about 12 even as a hurricane was bearing down on the U.S. We’ll have to discuss Trump’s latest move to undermine common decency, but we’ll also talk about the new faces (and positions) in the federal cabinet, and the new routes and schedules for Guelph Transit with the man who runs that service.  Continue reading

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The Weekender: Transit Cuts Are Coming. I Guarantee It.

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If you pay attention to the goings on at Guelph City Hall, it would not come as any great surprise that a high level position’s been vacated this week, but the part that was surprising was just how quickly and quietly it was done. Two paragraphs, buried on the city website with no notice sent out to the media, revealed that Transit Manager Phil Meagher had been terminated “without cause” after over three years at the helm of Guelph’s bus fleet. Subsequent reporting revealed that Meagher’s departure also meant the end to the possible implementation of the Transit Growth Strategy that he had helped shepherd for the last two years. With the budget process about to begin, I think we know what that means… Continue reading

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Open Sources Show Notes for Thursday May 12, 2016

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This week on Open Sources Guelph, we tackle three tough issues with no easy answer, and one easy topic that’s tough to wrap your head around. The latter refers to the unexpected outcome of the American presidential primary, one half of which was firmly resolved last week with the reality TV star clinching the win. The other three topics cover international finance, the growing spectre of environmental catastrophe (and whether it’s right to politicize that), and the public transit system in the Royal City. Continue reading

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Open Sources Show Notes for Thursday May 28, 2015

This week, Open Sources Guelph is going to try something different: back-to-back interviews! As luck would have it, the radio gods have gifted us with two insightful and locally-focused interviews on this week’s show, from the relevant and sensitive issues surrounding sexual assault awareness and prevention, to a pair of politicians questing to better understand the demands and limitations of public transportation in the Royal City. Continue reading

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