GUELPH POLITICAST #144 – Lessons from the Campaign Trail

The election has been decided, all the votes have been counted, the successful candidates are now preparing to take the seats they’ve been appointed to fill by popular vote. What is there left to say? Actually, there’s a lot. An election is about more than who wins it, and this is a podcast about the lessons learned from the ones who tried but didn’t succeed. Continue reading “GUELPH POLITICAST #144 – Lessons from the Campaign Trail”

Election Follow-Up Discussion on Open Sources

You thought the election was over? Sorry, we have to have one last say on the matter from this week’s Open Sources Guelph, which you can now download on the Guelph Politicast channel.

The first segment of last Thursday’s show focuses on the results of the municipal election in Guelph, and around Ontario. But stay tuned to the rest of the show as we discuss legal cannabis, the murder of Jamal Khashoggi, and what’s in store for the next election in 2019.

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Open Sources Guelph

Finally, we’re getting back to normal on this week’s edition of Open Sources Guelph, and by “normal”, we mean in Trump adjusted terms. The big man will come up in a tertiary way on today’s show, but he will not be our focus. Instead, we’ll be looking at the fallout of the Municipal Election race here in Guelph and other places, the ongoing controversy over the apparent murder of a journalist in Turkey, the lack of controversy from Canada legalizing pot, and we’ll look ahead to the next election. (Naturally.)

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Incumbents Reign as Goller and O’Rourke Fill Vacant Council Seats

When the dust settled, everyone that was on council when the campaign began will be returning to council when the next term begins in December. The only change is the two new members who will be filling seats vacated by retiring councillors in Ward 2 and Ward 6. Continue reading “Incumbents Reign as Goller and O’Rourke Fill Vacant Council Seats”

ANALYSIS: What Might Council Look Like After Election Day?

On Monday, this whole Municipal Election thing will be over for another four years. So what might we expect when the polls close Monday night? What might the political landscape at city council look like for the next 48 months? Let’s look at some numbers. Continue reading “ANALYSIS: What Might Council Look Like After Election Day?”

Guthrie Takes the Hot Seat in Open Sources’ Last Interview Before Election Day

The podcast version of Open Sources Guelph is usually posted on Monday, but to give you a head start for Election Day, which is also Monday, the decision was made to give it to you Saturday instead.

On Thursday, Mayor Cam Guthrie joined the Open Sources’ hosts in studio to talk about the last four years, and what might be ahead for the next four years.

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Open Sources Guelph

Our municipal election is coming to a close, and so is the municipal election coverage on Open Sources Guelph. We know, don’t try and hide your disappointment. In the season finale of our coverage, we will welcome to the show the second of two mayoral candidates in this election, a man who is no stranger to the Open Sources audience or the Open Sources hosts.

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Fair Denies Allegations in Tribune Article

In a curious email sent Thursday morning, Ward 2 council candidate Dorothe Fair tried to get ahead of allegations in a Guelph Mercury Tribune article. In it, she’s accused of inappropriate actions towards colleagues while she was a vice principal at a Guelph high school eight years ago. Continue reading “Fair Denies Allegations in Tribune Article”

Final Five Council Interviews from Open Sources Guelph Now Posted!

Election Day is Monday! And if you live in Ward 1, Ward 2 or Ward 6, and you’re having a tough time making up your mind on who to vote for, perhaps this bonus episode of Open Sources Guelph will show you the way.

The episode that aired today, and that you can now hear online, featured interviews with council challengers Mark Gernon, Jamie Killingsworth, Rodrigo Goller, Jonathan Knowles, and Usha Arora.

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Open Sources Guelph

This week we get an Open Sources before Open Sources. In this special, additional hour of the show this week, Open Sources Guelph will wrap up our one-on-one interviews with council candidates before getting into our last interview of the election season, which will be live from the studio. 

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Mlynarz Talks About Running for Mayor on Open Sources Guelph!

As the 2018 Municipal Election enters the end game, Open Sources Guelph returned to its live format last week with the first of two big interviews.

Last Thursday, Mayoral candidate Aggie Mlynarz dropped by CFRU to talk about her campaign, the issues, and what her vision is for the City of Guelph.

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Open Sources Guelph

It’s been a hustle and bustle these last few weeks to get 19 of your city council candidates onto Open Sources Guelph. Thankfully, for the next two weeks, we’re going to be doing something more laid back, and by laid back, we mean host a couple of very important interviews. For the next two weeks we’re going to talk to two people, and only one of them will be the next mayor of Guelph on October 22.

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