Open Sources (Ep. #336) Show Notes for July 22, 2021

This week on Open Sources Guelph, we’ve got leadership issues. We’ll head to Manitoba where the effort to right the ship on Indigenous affairs blew up spectacularly on live TV (see above), and then we’ll go to the Federal level where there’s actually some good news for one beleaguered national leader. In the back half, we welcome, perhaps, our most prestigious guest yet, Ontario’s Official Opposition leader! Continue reading “Open Sources (Ep. #336) Show Notes for July 22, 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. #333) Show Notes for July 1, 2021

This week on Open Sources Guelph, the holiday is a work day. By a matter of cosmic coincidence, and some slight mathematical adjustments authorized by Pope Gregory XIII in the 16th century, this week’s show is on Canada Day, and our focus is on the original Canadians. We’re discussing residential schools, Canada Day, and we’ll have an interview with three local Indigenous people about challenging all that. Continue reading “Open Sources (Ep. #333) Show Notes for July 1, 2021”

Open Sources (Ep. #330) Show Notes for June 10, 2021

This week on Open Sources Guelph, we tackle complexity. Even though everybody apparently agrees that we need more action on Indigenous issues, there hasn’t been much, and then we will have a personal health moment to talk about all our vaccine options. Then, we fill focus on simpler things, like the friction between the government and teachers, with the head of one of the province’s four teachers’ unions. Continue reading “Open Sources (Ep. #330) Show Notes for June 10, 2021”

Open Sources (Ep. #329) Show Notes for June 3, 2021

This week on Open Sources Guelph, we’re at the anger stage of grief. The anger is directed at our bloody, complex past and the discovery of more crimes against Canada’s Indigenous peoples, but it’s also directed at some politicians in the United States who want to forget the recent past. After working through our grief, we will talk to Ontario’s Liberal leader, and the fight he’s getting ready for one year from today! Continue reading “Open Sources (Ep. #329) Show Notes for June 3, 2021”

Open Sources Show Notes for October 22, 2020

This week on Open Sources Guelph, we’re going to get into a realm of law and politics you’ve long demanded we visit: fishing rights! We will head out to the east coast for that big story on Indigenous rights, and then we will look at the recently renewed fracas over the WE scandal. Then, in the second half of the show, we will talk to an old friend and former colleague about the COVID-age at Guelph City Council. Continue reading “Open Sources Show Notes for October 22, 2020”

Open Sources Show Notes for July 2, 2020

This week on Open Sources Guelph, the Canada Day long weekend is five days long, and we’ve got to work! On the plus side (?) there’s so much work to do, and so many stories to cover. Considering the holiday, we will look at the issue of our beloved prime ministerial statues, and how the current PM is making it rain for his friends. After the break, we’ll look at the latest foreign policy controversy for the White House and the political question of mandatory masks. Continue reading “Open Sources Show Notes for July 2, 2020”