Open Sources Show Notes for Thursday October 24, 2019

This week on Open Sources Guelph, we’re taking a break after our marathon five-hour live show on Election Night (and if you missed what happened, you can find all five hours on the CFRU archive, or the abridged version on the Guelph Politicast). So this episode is going to be what the kids used to call a “rerun,” but it has a specific purpose because we’re going to recap the recent appearances of Guelph’s once and future Member of Parliament. Continue reading “Open Sources Show Notes for Thursday October 24, 2019”

Open Sources Show Notes for Thursday October 17, 2019

This week on Open Sources Guelph we have to say goodbye to the 2019 Federal Election as an ongoing story. With five days to go before Election Day, we will welcome the last of our local candidates in the form of Liberal Lloyd Longfield, and then we’ll look back at the election issues we’ve missed, and then we’ll look ahead to how they might affect the final vote. Oh, and read to the very end to found out the best way you should spend Election Night. (Hint: it’s not watching CBC!) Continue reading “Open Sources Show Notes for Thursday October 17, 2019”

Open Sources Show Notes for Thursday May 31, 2018

This is the end… of our campaign coverage for the 2018 Ontario Provincial Election, and Open Sources Guelph is wrapping up with a profile of the last two candidates in the race (that will talk to us). Before we get to the ‘L’ parties though (Liberal and Libertarian), we’ll stop and do a little chit chat about how this election’s been, how the parties have fared in these last few weeks of campaigning, and whether or not Guelph is really about to make history of a certain colour. Continue reading “Open Sources Show Notes for Thursday May 31, 2018”

Open Sources Show Notes for Thursday May 10, 2018

Enjoy our last burst of punditry for a while, because next week on Open Sources Guelph it’s going to be all about the candidates. Before all that though, we’re going to be talking about the Ontario election in a broader sense by catching up with the leaders, and then we will look west where the Alberta Conservatives are counting down to their own change election. Also, we’ll talk about the new anti-hate organization that’s arisen from the response to the Toronto Van attack and other incidents of extremism here in Canada, and we’ll finish off with something a little… mellow. Continue reading “Open Sources Show Notes for Thursday May 10, 2018”

Open Sources Show Notes for Thursday April 26, 2018

The warmer weather has ushered in a very political news week on Open Sources Guelph. We’ll catch-up with the latest in local political news, and the latest from the Federal Liberals who are acting like an election’s coming. Circumstances also demand that we revisit Trump World on today’s show, while another set of circumstances demand we revisit the growing influence of the alt-right.  Continue reading “Open Sources Show Notes for Thursday April 26, 2018”

Open Sources Show Notes for Thursday June 2, 2016

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It’s June, and you know what that means, summer gatherings with all your friends on the weekend! Two federal political parties had that same thought last weekend, as they gathered in different parts of the country to talk shop and celebrate their victories or their loses that were really victories. We’ll talk about all the policy, gossip and gaffes that came out of the Liberal and Conservative conventions last weekend, and then dive into two serious issues that have been on the Open Sources Guelph radar for a while now.  Continue reading “Open Sources Show Notes for Thursday June 2, 2016”