Open Sources Show Notes for Thursday March 15, 2018

It was a non-stop political news weekend that had nothing to do with the words “Donald Trump”, and now Open Sources Guelph is going to deal with what comes next. As well as what happened then. It’s an all Ontario, all hour this week as we look back at the high drama and high tension of the PC Leadership vote, and we look ahead to what Ontario might look like with Official Opposition leader Doug Ford. After that, we’ll talk to another leader, Green Party of Ontario leader Mike Schreiner about what you can do to make sure Mike has a chance to debate Ford (and Wynne, and Horwath) face-to-face. Continue reading “Open Sources Show Notes for Thursday March 15, 2018”

Open Sources Show Notes for Thursday October 12, 2017

Open Sources Guelph is your voice for depressing news. Not always, of course, but definitely this week. For instance, we have to talk again about why Truth and Reconciliation with our Indigenous people seems just as far away as it’s ever been. We also have to talk about why there seems to be no new help for Guelph’s most vulnerable people. And to top it all off, we have to talk about why another beloved pipeline will never see the light of day. Okay, so that last topic is not so depressing to some, especially this week’s guests who are two leaders of the Green Party.  Continue reading “Open Sources Show Notes for Thursday October 12, 2017”

Open Sources Show Notes for Thursday July 5, 2017

Welcome back for the summer session! Open Sources Guelph rolls on this week, adequately rested after a long weekend to talk about the latest political stuffs. For instance, did you know that the Liberal government in B.C. fell last week? The NDP/Green coalition is now put to the test as their relationship has to go from theoretical to practical, and we’ll talk about threading that needle. Also hoping for a rise in Green power in Ontario, is our guest this week Mike Schreiner, and we’ll have lots to talk about with him. And in our outrage of the week, a group calling themselves the “Proud Boys” don’t give us a lot of reasons to be proud.  Continue reading “Open Sources Show Notes for Thursday July 5, 2017”

Open Sources Show Notes for Thursday April 21, 2016

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This Friday is Earth Day, so what an auspicious occasion to talk about all things environmental. To shake things up on this week’s edition of Open Sources Guelph, we’ll bring in a ringer in the form of Green Party of Ontario leader Mike Schreiner. We’ll spend the hour talking about all things environmental, and how those issues and concerns are being addressed on a political level at Queen’s Park and beyond. We’ll also ask Schreiner your questions if you have any, so please, give them to us. Continue reading “Open Sources Show Notes for Thursday April 21, 2016”

Schreiner, Longfield and Allt Coming Up on Open Sources

Coming up this week on Open Sources Guelph, we’ll start our next round special guest appearances, and they will represent all levels of government for Guelph from the provincial to the federal and back down to the local. Got any pressing questions? We’ll tell you who you can address them to next. Continue reading “Schreiner, Longfield and Allt Coming Up on Open Sources”