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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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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Tell Open Sources Your Questions for the Mayoral Candidates

For the next two weeks on Open Sources Guelph, we’re going to be hosting hour-long, live interviews with Guelph’s two mayoral candidates. Do you have a question you want them to answer? Tell us! Continue reading “Tell Open Sources Your Questions for the Mayoral Candidates”

Open Sources’ Next Five Council Interviews Now Posted

It’s now time for Week #3 of Open Sources Guelph’s coverage of the 2018 Municipal Election. Here are five more interviews this week with people running for the next term of Guelph City Council.

Last Thursday’s episode featured discussions with Barbara Mann, Mary Thring, Jason Dodge, Indu Arora, and Mark MacKinnon. If you missed the live show on CFRU, you can now hear the podcast version of the show.

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Open Sources Guelph

Welcome to week #3 of our Municipal Election coverage here on Open Sources Guelph! We continue on maximizing our minimums with live (ish) interviews with as many candidates running for city council as possible for the next couple of weeks. Today. we’ve got five more interviews as we creep ever closer to Election Day on October 22. 

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Five More Council Candidates Talk to Open Sources

The Open Sources Guelph interviews with council candidates continue this week with five new segments from five new people who are running again, or for the first time, for Guelph City Council.

On last Thursday’s episode we heard from Alex Green, Cathy Downer, Steve Petric, Eli Ridder, and Anshu Khurana, and now you can hear from them too by downloading the podcast version of the show.

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Open Sources Guelph

It’s nearly a month till Election Day, which means there’s a lot of ground to cover in the next 30-some odd days. This week on Open Sources Guelph, you join our candidate interview series already in progress as we go into the field again to talk to those that seek the endorsement of the people so that they might become official city councillors.

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First Candidate Interviews Now Available in Open Sources Podcast!

For the next couple of weeks, the Open Sources Guelph election team (which is the same as the regular Open Sources team) are doing spot interviews with people running for city council on October 22’s municipal election.

We began last Thursday with incumbents Dan Gibson and James Gordon, and challengers Charlene Downey and Dominique O’Rourke.

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Open Sources Guelph

This week on Open Sources Guelph, we were all ready to hunker down and focus on our first batch of municipal election interviews, but no, Doug Ford had to go and break constitutional norms because he wasn’t going to be stopped by some un-elected judge! Or something. Anyway, we’ll talk about all this notwithstanding talk, and then we’ll get right into the interviews.

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GUELPH POLITICAST #43 – Bicycling in Guelph

Once we get to driving age, a great many of us forget the joy and exhilaration that comes from getting out and about on one’s bicycle. Over the last several years, many municipalities, including Guelph, have been busily trying to make their communities more bike-friendly in the hopes of maybe getting people to catch that spirit once more (much to the chagrin of those that think that the road’s for cars only). But is Guelph bike friendly enough? This week we talk to some experts.  Continue reading “GUELPH POLITICAST #43 – Bicycling in Guelph”

Addendum to Gibson Appearance on Open Sources Guelph

Last month, it occurred to Scotty Hertz and myself that maybe our radio show on CFRU can be used for more than saying our opinions about current events… Seriously though, we always knew that, but we decided that we should set ourselves the goal of inviting all 12 of Guelph’s city councillors on the show for a friendly conversation, and because our imagination is so poor, we decided to start with Ward 1. Continue reading “Addendum to Gibson Appearance on Open Sources Guelph”