Open Sources Show Notes for Thursday January 8, 2015

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The first episode of Open Sources Guelph will be jammed packed as a very busy week in news brings us many stories and many points of discussion. From more religious violence in France to the fall of a cultural icon, this inaugural edition of Open Sources will aim to cover all the angles and offer some sharp commentary on the biggest stories of the weeks. Continue reading “Open Sources Show Notes for Thursday January 8, 2015”

Fantino Out, O’Toole In, As Harper Shuffles Cabinet Pre-Election

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In a surprise New Year’s announcement, embattled Veterans Affairs Minister Julian Fantino found himself demoted to associate minister for National Defence while Durham MP Erin O’Toole will try to salvage Fantino’s old post as the Federal government aims to get itself on its best footing for an election year. A quick ceremony at Rideau Hall this morning installed O’Toole as Fantino’s successor, while the much embattled MP of Vaughan returns to a post he held shortly after his first election in 2010, as Prime Minister Stephen Harper tries to correct mistakes made with the Veterans Affairs portfolio last year. Continue reading “Fantino Out, O’Toole In, As Harper Shuffles Cabinet Pre-Election”