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Roy Green’s resume is outstanding. He is a three time consecutive winner of the Canadian Association of Broadcasters national Gold Ribbon award, Canada’s most prestigious broadcast award. Listeners need not read his resume to know that Roy is a passionate advocate for the average Canadian, with an unshakable desire for justice and a deep and abiding love for his country. No wonder Roy’s show has been cited by Canada’s parliamentary newspaper as required listening for federal politicians. You ...
 
BBB helps consumers make informed buying decisions, understand consumers’ rights, learn more about products and services, and steer clear of scams and fraud in the marketplace. Ask BBB features guests from BBB Accredited Businesses, experts in our community, and consumers. Tune in: Saturdays from 10:30am-11:00am on AM980 Website- http://www.bbb.org/western-ontario
 
Every weeknight, you can count on A Little More Conversation with Ben O’Hara-Byrne to feature compelling stories, diverse viewpoints, thoughtful questions and frank conversations on topics that matter to all Canadians. A Little More Conversation provides a forum to explore issues that unite and divide Canadians, fostering a better understanding of what matters and why. From politics to public health, diplomacy to discrimination, affordability to artificial intelligence, and the environment t ...
 
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Today’s podcast: Russia under new pressure as increasing military armament from the West will arrive for Ukraine in its war with Russia. Battle tanks approved, long range missile systems and fighter planes under consideration. Guest: Ambassador Olexander Scherba. Former Ukraine Ambassador to Austria and member of the Ukraine diplomatic mission to t…
 
Russia under new pressure as increasing military armament from the West will arrive for Ukraine in its war with Russia. Battle tanks approved, long range missile systems and fighter planes under consideration. Guest: Ambassador Olexander Scherba. Former Ukraine Ambassador to Austria and member of the Ukraine diplomatic mission to the United States.…
 
Mass shootings continue unabated in the U.S. Some 40 mass shootings in 2023 already. We speak with Christian Heyne, vice presidnet of Policy and Programs at Brady United (United Against Gun Violence), one of the most influential national anti gun violence/crime organizations in the United States. Jim Brady, a gun owner and President Ronald Reagan's…
 
Tom Caldwell is chairman of Caldwell Securities in Toronto. Seats on the NYSE and TSX. Caldwell in an audio visual presentation on Caldwell Securities website raises the question of whether today Canada remains a country we are proud of. - Caldwell asks what are the objectives and ambitions of government politicians. Answers politicians are preoccu…
 
The conversation black fathers in the United States have with their sons over interaction with U.S. police. In the wake of the brutal beating by five Memphis police officers on Tyre Nichols which resulted in the death of Nichols and the firing of the five officers who also face murder charges, the issue of the conversation black fathers have with t…
 
Researchers on earth have received a radio signal from an ancient galaxy nearly nine billion lightyears away. From an era long before our own solar system materialized. - An asteroid the size of a delivery truck came to within 3600 km of earth on Thursday. The closest such encounter in recorded history and much closer than satellites in orbit aroun…
 
The Taylor Swift Ticketmaster fiasco. Global News: Ticketmaster says cyberattack, bots to blame for Taylor Swift debacle. -- The U.S. Senate heard a hearing during which a Ticketmaster executive from the parent company Live Nation argued the company does not hold a ticket sale monopoly and that the Ticketmaster Taylor Swift sale was targeted by sof…
 
Today’s podcast: Is the relationship between the minority federal government and provincial governments deteriorating. Earlier this week Quebec premier Legault took to Twitter posting Justin Trudeau is attacking the Quebec nation and last weekend Trudeau visited Saskatoon and made it a point to not invite Saskatchewan premier Scott Moe to the event…
 
Is the relationship between the minority federal government and provincial governments deteriorating. Earlier this week Quebec premier Legault took to Twitter posting Justin Trudeau is attacking the Quebec nation and last weekend Trudeau visited Saskatoon and made it a point to not invite Saskatchewan premier Scott Moe to the event. - Guest posts t…
 
As Canada's federal government readies for what will no doubt be a stormy session we speak with Conservative Party of Canada leader Pierre Poilievre and what Mr. Poilievre told his caucus the focus of the party will be when parliament reopens. - Also, thoughts on the first anniversary of the so-called Freedom Convoy ensconced in Ottawa. Guest: Pier…
 
22% of Canadians are "completely out of money." The number rises to 28% for women. IPSOS polling for Global News. Breaking down what that means across Canada. Guest: Darrell Bricker. CEO IPSOS Public Affairs, Canada. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoicesBy Global News / Curiouscast
 
Stranger assaults on the increase across Canada with particular attention being paid to such attacks on public transit in Toronto and Vancouver. How much of the issue deals with mental health concerns and how are victims of stranger assaults faring following these random and violent confrontations? Guests: Julia Rady. Victim of a violent stranger a…
 
Three legal/court issues. Section 43 of Canada's Criminal Code states a schoolteacher, parent of persion in standing in the place of a parent is justified in using force by way of correction toward a pupil or child, as the case may be, who is under his care, if the force does not exceed what is reasonable under the circumstances. -- The Supreme Cou…
 
Hundreds of thousands of jobs at risk as BOC raised key interest rate for 8th time on Wednesday, economists warn. - Economists warn fedgov of turbulent year for Canada's economy. - Leaders of allies Germany and Japan visit Canada seeking LNG export commitment. Guest: Professor Eric Kam. Professor of Macroeconomics, Toronto Metropolitan University. …
 
What to expect when parliament gets back to business on Monday. David Akin, Chief Political Correspondent, Global News Is bringing cake to the office as harmful to your colleagues as secondhand smoke? Leia Minaker, associate professor, School of Planning, University of Waterloo Why do we have anxiety dreams. Nafissa Ismail, University of Ottawa Wha…
 
Why is this year’s avalanche risk in BC so high? Tyson Rettie, avalanche forecaster, Avalanche Canada He survived a deadly avalanche, and now he warns others about the dangers. Ken Wylie, avalanche survivor The Canadian filmmaking duo behind “The Flying Sailor” on what it’s like to be nominated for an Oscar. Wendy Tilby and Amanda Forbis, animators…
 
Researchers hope to demystify diagnosis and treatment of long COVID. Kieran Quinn, assistant professor, dept. of medicine, University of Toronto Ontario’s former minister of health looks back at three years since she announced the first COVID-19 case in Canada. Christine Elliott, former Ontario Minister of Health and Deputy Premier, is Counsel with…
 
Time to bundle up: The world’s coldest air in 2023 recorded last week is heading to Canada. Anthony Farnell, Chief Meteorologist, Global News The end of Ronzoni Pastina - is it truly gone or a marketing gimmick? Jen Karetnick, author, poet, dining critic and food writer for Miami New Times The story behind the First Nation rookie hockey card series…
 
Why was the federal government paying a tiny firm big commissions to subcontract work on the ArriveCan app? Lori Williams, political scientist, Mount Royal University Raise a glass to the young Toronto entrepreneur finding success in the alcohol-free beverage business. Anika Sawni, co-founder and director of marketing, Gruvi Name a roach after an e…
 
Today’s podcast: The National Capital Commission is in the process of renaming the Sir John A MacDonald Parkway in Ottawa. Three City of Ottawa council members proposed the name change in the spirit of reconciliation with Indigenous peoples because MacDonald authorized the creation of residential schools when he served as Canada's first prime minis…
 
The National Capital Commission is in the process of renaming the Sir John A MacDonald Parkway in Ottawa. Three City of Ottawa council members proposed the name change in the spirit of reconciliation with Indigenous peoples because MacDonald authorized the creation of residential schools when he served as Canada's first prime minister in the 1880's…
 
Tom, an RGS listener in Manitoba sent email about his increased costs dealing with energy like his natural gas heating bill. For December $526 with the carbon tax component $96 and his rebate cheque from the federal government at $104. And, writes Tom "there's still the hidden portion of the tax in my gasoline, at the grocery store, drug store, clo…
 
While inflationary pressure is easing the Bank of Canada is nevertheless expected to raise its interest rate one more time next week. After that? Will Canada experience recessionary pressure for the balance of the calendar year? Guest: Professor Eric Kam. Professor of Macroeconomics at Metropolitan University in Toronto. Learn more about your ad ch…
 
Canada announces 200 Senator Armoured Personnel Carriers (suited for police operations more than militaryh) will be shipped to Ukraine's military along with 39 Armoured Combat Support Vehicles (originally intended for the CAF). Justin Trudeau also mused about sending Canadian Leopard battle tanks to Ukraine. However, many of the Canadian Leopards a…
 
Controversy swirling around Alberta premier Danielle Smith concerning CBC news story someone in the premier's office contacted provincial prosecutors. Smith's office denies or unaware. (declined our interview request for today) Guest: Duane Bratt. Political science professor, Mount Royal University Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.…
 
The so-called "just transition" plan which according to Justin Trudeau and the Liberal government is to create a job transformation for traditional energy workers to bridge to a so-called green energy economy. Trudeau has been committed to such a transformation since 2019, but details are absent and this week Blacklock's Reporter revealed a briefin…
 
Russia continues its assault on Ukraine and is said to be preparing for a ramping up of its attack. The Ukraine military continues to ask for NATO battle tanks and NATO allies are deliberating whether to deliver German Leopards to Ukraine. Our guest insists NATO nations must ramp up support for Ukraine and warns Russia that should they somehow mana…
 
Mexico outlaws smoking outside a family home (that includes open air venues and beaches). - This week it was recommended warning labels be affixed to all alcohol containers in Canada.With healthcare under massive stress and with smoking and excessive consumption of alcohol contributing to serious and negative health outcomes is it ethical for medic…
 
Today’s podcast: Throughout the pandemic and economic upheaval a constant in peoples lives has been their favourite music and artists. Over the past 13 months some of the world's great rock artists have died. Thursday of this week it was singer/songwriter David Crosby of Crosby, Stills, Nash {and Young}. On January 10, guitarist Jeff Beck of the Ya…
 
Throughout the pandemic and economic upheaval a constant in peoples lives has been their favourite music and artists. Over the past 13 months some of the world's great rock artists have died. Thursday of this week it was singer/songwriter David Crosby of Crosby, Stills, Nash {and Young}. On January 10, guitarist Jeff Beck of the Yardbirds and the J…
 
More on the developing and increasing crisis in Canada's healthcare system as 5 million Canadians have no family physician. Why has healthcare deteriorated to the extent Canadians are dying under-cared for, or while simply waiting for the most basic of care, including in hospital E.R.'s? Note: the federal government and provinces are closing in on …
 
The Trudeau government is reviewing "aggressive measures" to clear the immigration backlog. Why is the immigration backlog so large? What might those aggressive measures be? Are the government's plans to permit 500,000 newcomers annually by 2025 realistic? Are the 75% of Canadians who have expressed concern the number is too high and will negativel…
 
Stranger attacks. In Toronto 8 teen girls between the ages of 13-16 are charged with second-degree murder in the swarming death of a 59 year old homeless man in December. According to police the girls met on social media and congregated downtown on a Saturday night. - Six teen boys have been charged in a swarming attack which left two store employe…
 
How does an immigrant to Canada from India who became premier of British Columbia and subsequently federal Minister of Health assess the above issue of 'to be fast-tracked into Canada should include a willingness to live in and engage professional skills where those skills are needed? And how does he assess the current healthcare crisis in Canada? …
 
Montreal Econonic Institute study on value of availability of duplicate private medical insurance, supplementary to the government-run scheme. Would help lower wait times by mkaing the private system acessible to the middle-class. Very successful in Australia where 45% of the population has a duplicate insurance policy. Guest: Renaud Brossard. Seni…
 
Toronto woman dies after random attack on busy downtown sidewalk. David Perry, CEO of Investigative Solutions Network Inc, private investigator & former Toronto police detective Bruce Cockburn on music, memories, and his upcoming tour. Bruce Cockburn, Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist Looking ahead to Lunar New Year celebrations in Vancouver…
 
Despite Danielle Smith’s issues with just transition - some in the industry claim it will lead to a boom for oil and gas. Kendall Dilling, president, Pathways Alliance The importance of first impressions and how to make a good one in 90 seconds. Nicholas Boothman, author The Canadian Coast Guard is looking for assistant lightkeepers to work in remo…
 
New Zealand’s popular prime minister Jacinda Ardern resigns. Aaron Dahmen, Chief Political Reporter, Newstalk ZB Navigating the ever-growing challenges of job interviews. Becca Carnahan, founder of Next Chapter Careers China’s population drops for the first time in decades, how will that hit the global economy? Loren Brandt, Noranda Chair and profe…
 
New Canadian guidelines suggest cutting back your alcohol consumption to two drinks per week. Dr. Tim Naimi, center for research on substance use, University of Victoria The root of regional accents and why we sometimes try to hide them. Naomi Nagy, professor of linguistics, University of Toronto Madonna fans in Canada rejoice as the Material Girl …
 
Ontario expands private delivery of public healthcare services. Dr. Rose Zacharias, president, Ontario Medical Association. How an 82-year old BC man shows it’s never too late to get your name in the record books. Bruce Ives, an 82-year-old Guinness World Record holder for world’s oldest man to do a handstand Grocery chains are feeling the heat ove…
 
Today’s podcast: Pierre Poilievre, leader of the Conservative Party of Canada joins us for a question and answer segment on the economy, bail reform and justice, carbon taxes, Poilievre's public challenges of the use of McKinsey as a consultant firm by the Liberals and paying the firm $66 million Poilievre being challenged and criticized for speaki…
 
Pierre Poilievre, leader of the Conservative Party of Canada joins us for a question and answer segment on the economy, bail reform and justice, carbon taxes, Poilievre's public challenges of the use of McKinsey as a consultant firm by the Liberals and paying the firm $66 million Poilievre being challenged and criticized for speaking to the Winnipe…
 
Former federal Minister of Finance Bill Morneau in his Where to From Here book is highly critical of Justin Trudeau as prime minister and joins the expanding ranks of previously high ranking Liberal MPs/cabinet ministers disillusioned with Trudeau. Morneau writes "Soon after the election (2015) I came to realize that while his performance skills we…
 
NBC News is reporting a key advisor to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's vaccine panel is questioning whether more Covid booster shots are necessary for healthy, younger people. Dr. Paul Offit is a pediatrician and director of the Vaccine Education Center at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia who wrote in the New England Journal of Medicine …
 
Canadians are Pessimistic as we being 2023 with 83% believing Canada is in recession. Pollara Strategic Insights annual economic outlook. Guest: Dan Arnold. Chief Strategy Officer at Pollara (and formerly very active in the Justin Trudeau election/re-election campaigns at the PMO). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
Premiers urge Ottawa to reform bail system after killing of OPP officer. Fourth police officer killed in the line of duty in a matter of months. Guest: Scott Newark. Former Alberta crown attorney, senior policy advisor to a federal public safety minister, fmr executive director of the Canadian Police Association, Vice Chair and Special Counsel for …
 
As Canada is embroiled over federal firearms legislation, Bill C-21, a Texas jury is to decide the fate of 'vigilante' who killed a robber in a diner: Associated Press. An individual with a violent criminal past including armed robbery in which a man was killed, and for which the individual in question received a 15 year prison sentence had been in…
 
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