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The home of Guelph Politcast, Open Sources Guelph, and End Credits




End Credits #249 - May 25, 2022 (Chip ’N Dale, Men, Doctor Strange)

This week on End Credits, it's a post-long weekend solo round. Fewer co-hosts means time for more movies, and this week, you're getting a review of three very different flicks. Cartoon chipmunks will kick-off the show with more meta references than you can stand, and then we will get serious with a three-letter word. To wrap up, a trip through the multiverse to the MCU! This Wednesday, May 25, at 3 pm, Adam A. Donaldson will discuss: REVIEW: Chip N' Dale: Rescue Rangers (2022). In the...


GUELPH POLITICAST #325 – These Times, They Are Triggering

May is Sexual Violence Prevention Month, but he haven't really had much time to talk about that because these last few weeks have been pretty bad for anyone concerned about equal rights. domestic abuse, gender-based violence, and the lack of balanced media coverage to give these issues the proper context. A news cycle like this demands an entire episode of this podcast to makes sense of it. A few weeks ago, an American media outlet published details from a leaked Supreme Court decision that...


Open Sources Guelph #378 - May 19, 2022

This week on Open Sources Guelph, it's all election all the time! As we enter the last few weeks of the Ontario Provincial Election, we're really going to have to step up our game in getting candidates on the air, so we have two back-to-back interviews. In one corner, we've got the returning champion in green trunks, and in the other corner, we've got a young challenger wearing orange. This Thursday, May 19, at 5 pm, Scotty Hertz and Adam A. Donaldson will discuss: Still Like Mike? That's...


WELLINGTON-HALTON HILLS POLITICAST 2022 – Ryan Kahro, Green Party Candidate

It’s not easy being Green, the song says, and for the longest time running as the Green Party candidate in any election was seen as kind of a long shot. Mike Schreiner proved Greens can win in Ontario in 2018, and while a Green wave seems unlikely in this provincial election, Ryan Kahro thinks she can beat the odds, and more obviously, beat Ted Arnott! It’s been said many times in this podcast already that Arnott is a formidable opponent, he won 54 per cent of the vote in 2018, his eighth...


End Credits #248 - May 18, 2022 (Operation: Mincemeat)

This week on End Credits, we get into Father's Day a little early with a pick that might well be classified as a "Dad Movie." From the less-than-well-known annals of the Second World War, we'll be reviewing the new spy drama Operation: Mincemeat. Along with that, we're going to talk about some other good war movies with our very special crossover guest host. This Wednesday, May 18, at 3 pm, Adam A. Donaldson and guest co-host Scotty Hertz will discuss: War! What is it Good For? Movies!!...


GUELPH POLITICAST #324 - Remember Autism?

Back in the early days of the Ontario government under Doug Ford it looked like their autism policy might sink them. Their initial approach to funding and support for kids with autism had the effect of uniting the entire autism lobby against them, and then the pandemic happened, and all of healthcare - from emergency to long-term care - was thrown under the microscope. So where are we on the autism file? Back in 2019, Ontario’s new PC government had a very PC idea: Give parents a lump sum...


Open Sources Guelph #377 - May 12, 2022

This week on Open Sources Guelph, it's almost all election, all the time. In the first part of the show, we're going to talk about the latest Ontario election news from around the provincial campaign trail, and in the back half we will have our first local candidate interview. In between through, we're heading back to the U.S. where they're got a whole new calamity if you're a fan of reproductive rights for women. This Thursday, May 12, at 5 pm, Scotty Hertz and Adam A. Donaldson will...


WELLINGTON-HALTON HILLS POLITICAST 2022 - Ron Patava, Consensus Party Candidate

What is the Consensus Party? In short, they want to get rid of the party-based political system because they think partisan politics are making it hard to pass meaningful, representational democratic change. Yes, you heard that right, they want to get rid of all political parties, and yes, they understand the irony of forming a political party to get rid of political parties. The exact mechanics of how government will work without political parties will be left for Consensus Party candidate...


End Credits #247 - May 11, 2022 (The Worst Person in the World)

This week on End Credits, love is in the air. It doesn't sound like a romantic comedy of any sort, but we will be reviewing The Worst Person in the World, which is about as unconventional as conventions get in the realm of romantic comedies. Along similar lines, we will also be talking about some of our favourite unconventional romantic comedies. This Wednesday, May 11, at 3 pm, Adam A. Donaldson and Tim Phillips will discuss: Un-Con-Rom-Coms. This week's pick fits comfortably in the...


GUELPH POLITICAST #323 - Students Want to Be Seen This Election

If we talked about Ontario public schools last week, then it should follow that we talk about Ontario post-secondary issues this week. The pandemic generation, if we can coin such a phrase, are coming of age, and they’re bringing with them the scars and accomplishments of surviving the experience, but are they feeling seen in this provincial election? We’re going to ask one of their representatives. Let’s consider the last four years for post-secondary students in Ontario: Pre-pandemic...


Open Sources Guelph #376 - May 5, 2022

This week on Open Sources Guelph, we get to finally unleash our pent up election frustration. The Ontario campaign is finally underway, and we will talk about the stakes before we get a chance to talk to the candidates. We will also, for obvious reasons, have an update about the war in Ukraine. In the back half of the show, a Guelph city councillor might be making his final appearance as a Friend of OSG. This Thursday, May 5, at 5 pm, Scotty Hertz and Adam A. Donaldson will discuss: This...



Wellington-Halton Hills is a big riding, extending from Puslinch to Centre Wellington and out east all the way to Erin and Halton Hills, so experience counts, and it's hard to get more experience than Ted Arnott who's represented the area since 1990. Can anyone challenge 32 years of longevity in what's a fairly safe Conservative riding? Diane Ballantyne would like to volunteer. Make no mistake, this is an uphill climb for the NDP candidate, who's running for the second time to represent...


End Credits #246 - May 4, 2022 (The Adam Project)

This week on End Credits, we're watching the clock. Just in time for the start of the summer movie season, we're staying at home to watch the new Netflix time travel adventure The Adam Project. And time travel sounds like magic, right? Well, speaking of magic, we will spend the first part of the show talking about our favourite wizards another other magic-users. This Wednesday, May 4, at 3 pm, Adam A. Donaldson and Candice Lepage will discuss: The Wizards and Us. This week, Doctor Strange...


GUELPH POLITICAST #322 - Education is an Issue

Covering education issues has been weird the last couple of years during the pandemic; while keeping schools open for in-person learning was a priority, teachers felt that their concerns weren't being heard. Now, education is struggling to be made an election priority, and education workers have been trying to put their concerns back on the frontburner since March 2020, so this seems like an interesting place to begin a provincial campaign. Ironically, education issues were very front of...


Open Sources Guelph #375 - April 28, 2022

This week on Open Sources Guelph, we're anxious. It's like, when are we going to get to the fireworks factory Ontario Election?! That's going to be one of our topics this week, and we will also talk about the "OK Groomer" push on the far-right, and we'll have the latest from Ukraine. Interview? We've got one of those too, and this week we sit down with a Federal cabinet minister. This Thursday, April 28, at 5 pm, Scotty Hertz and Adam A. Donaldson will discuss: All the Money in the World....


End Credits #245 - April 27, 2022 (The Bubble)

This week on End Credits, we would really like to know what exactly a cliff beast is? If you're already laughing, then you know that we're reviewing the new Netflix comedy The Bubble on this week's show. And since The Bubble is (in-part) a movie about Hollywood franchises, we will also look ahead to all the franchise movies coming out this summer. This Wednesday, April 27, at 3 pm, Adam A. Donaldson and Peter Salmon will discuss: Box Office Mucho. For the first time in two years, we're...


GUELPH POLITICAST #321 – The Eviction Notice is Just the Beginning of Your Troubles

If there’s one thing we can agree on, it’s that people shouldn’t be forced out of their home after a minor dispute with their landlord. Yes, that happens, and it happens often, but it’s been happening a lot more since the Landlord and Tenant Board went virtual, and that made access to the internet another barrier to housing. This seems like something worth talking about. Just last week, there was an item from Global News noting that the five-month freeze in evictions from March to July 2020...


Open Sources Guelph #374 - April 21, 2022

This week on Open Sources Guelph, we've got rights! In the second half of the show we will celebrate 40 years of having rights thanks to Canada's Charter of Rights and Freedoms, and we'll talk about that guy picture above who thinks he's the Free Speech man with a plan. For the first half though, we've still got a war in Ukraine to talk about, and there are still questions about a massacre closer to home. This Thursday, April 21, at 5 pm, Scotty Hertz and Adam A. Donaldson will...


End Credits #244 - April 20, 2022 (Flee)

This week on End Credits, we're running. Our movie of the week almost literally has "run" in the title as it tells the story of man who spent almost the entirety of his youth trying to escape. For the review this week, we're watching the three-time Academy Award-nominated movie Flee, and before that we're going to run through some other movies about escape. This Wednesday, April 20, at 3 pm, Adam A. Donaldson and Tim Phillips will discuss: Escape Fan. This week's movie is about one man's...


GUELPH POLITICAST #320 - The Queen of Craft

Historically, women played a pretty big role in the brewing of beer. Starting in ancient times, brewing was fairly female-dominated, but that changed in western culture around the same time the brewing process became industrialized 150 years ago. In 2022, women are trying to reclaim their place atop the brewing world thanks to the proliferation of craft breweries, and one local woman is helping to lead the way. If you’ve ever seen a beer commercial, they make it pretty obvious that women...