Open Sources Show Notes for Thursday June 6, 2019

This week on Open Sources Guelph, we’re going to tackle head on a national tragedy. Even though it’s Indigenous History Month in June, a time for celebration, we’re going to do a deep dive into the end of the Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls, and the other issues our First Nations people are facing. Then, a humour break, as Donald Trump once again storms the diplomatic world. And finally, we’ll talk about how the world seems to be turning on alternative medicine. Continue reading “Open Sources Show Notes for Thursday June 6, 2019”

Open Sources Show Notes for Thursday May 23, 2019

This week on Open Sources Guelph, we’re going to try and look past the usual suspects to get at some of the under reported stories in the news this week. Among them, we’ll look at an official investigation into money laundering, and a key turn of phrase that’s a giant step forward in dealing with out racist past. Speaking of racism, that’s still a thing, and a couple of people in Canada are doing their best to bring it back, while some American states are trying to bring back their own dark past for women’s rights. Continue reading “Open Sources Show Notes for Thursday May 23, 2019”

First MMIW Inquiry Planning Meetings Announced

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Before the holidays, the Federal government announced its intention to move forward with an Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls, but said further that it will be up to victims and survivors to help guide the hand of the process in terms of what form the inquiry would take. Those meetings actually begin this week with eight already scheduled and the promise of more to come.  Continue reading “First MMIW Inquiry Planning Meetings Announced”