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Open Sources Show Notes for Thursday May 3, 2018

It’s all a waiting game on this week’s Open Sources Guelph. That writ is going to drop any minute now and we’re going to be in full-blown provincial election mode, but until then we’re going to have to stay tuned and see what everyone else is up to while they’re waiting. Maybe they can look at issues of poverty. We’re certainly going to do that, and we’re going to talk about the future of the most famous face on Ontario’s public broadcaster. All that, plus a special guest in terms of a provincial party leader that’s looking for an upset. (And his initials are not M.S.) Continue reading

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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

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Open Sources Show Notes for Thursday May 18, 2017

News coming out of the U.S. this week is too heavy, so we’re going to focus on some lighter topics on this week’s Open Sources Guelph: cultural appropriation, poverty, and electoral reform. We jest, of course, these are all very heavy topics in our own right, and we will aim to address some very key questions. Is it alright for white male writers to mock the idea of encouraging aboriginal people to tell their own stories? Is it weird that we seem to keep overlooking issues of poverty and loss in our community? And how are local activists trying to encourage the government to keep its promises?  Continue reading

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