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Cross Country Checkup is Canada's only national phone-in show, broadcasting live from coast to coast to coast. Checkup is Canada's weekly town hall — a place for raw, honest perspectives on the most pressing issues of the week. For over 55 years, it's where Canadians gather to listen to each other every Sunday afternoon. Call us: 1-888-416-8333.
 
Your podcast hosts are GVizzle and Tempest, the 1 and 44 behind the title. We take meandering journeys through a whole variety of topics, where nothing is off limits! Join us as we get to know each other better - our friendship dates back to a grand total of 2 hours before we started the first episode.
 
Toronto is home, but how well do you really know it? Host Dani Stover brings you in-depth interviews and stories about the wild, random, important, and under-appreciated places, people and things that shape the city. Regular episodes shine a light on the corners of Toronto you never knew existed and the ones you've always wanted to know more about.
 
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We live in a confusing world… so if you’ve ever stopped and asked yourself WHY something matters, we’re here to help. Every week Adam Toy and Dave McIvor will ask one big question and uncover the answer to help you truly understand what’s going on around you. They'll try to get to the bottom of the issue by chatting with experts, journalists and even folks directly involved. They may not have all the answers to climate change, world politics or the economy BUT you can join them on this weekl ...
 
RezBirds is a team of four Indigenous men that are tackling the hard hitting issues of modern society with eloquent lunacy. If you like deep issues but would rather they went off the deep end than into an ivory tower, then this podcast is a must listen. The team uses adult language and themes and it is not a PG program. Listener discretion is advised.
 
Open your mind to the world with New Zealand’s number one breakfast radio show. Without question, as New Zealand’s number one talk host, Mike Hosking sets the day’s agenda. The sharpest voice and mind in the business, Mike drives strong opinion, delivers the best talent, and always leaves you wanting more. The Mike Hosking Breakfast always cuts through and delivers the best daily on Newstalk ZB.
 
Current Affairs goes behind the headlines in Malaysia to what is moving the news and why, with top academics, politicians, businesspeople and activists in the know. These socio-economic issues run the gamut, including press freedom, affirmative action policies, Islamisation, corruption, election reform, and political unrests. Past guests of Current Affairs include Khairy Jamaluddin, Shad Saleem Faruqi, Farish Noor, Uma Sambanthan and PG Lim. Any enquiries should be directed to morningrun@bfm.my.
 
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He won a majority of his party’s support in the United Conservative Party leadership review, but it wasn’t enough for Jason Kenney to remain leader of the party he co-founded. Kenney stepped down last night after the results were announced, despite winning 51.4 percent of the vote, saying "it clearly is not adequate support to continue on as leader…
 
After two really difficult years living in the grip of Covid 19, restrictions are winding down and international borders are opening up in countries around the world. Striking the right balance between the needs of a population fed up with lockdowns and scientists warning we’ve only reached the end of the beginning is complicated to get right. Whil…
 
The many, many opinion pieces on why Pierre Poilievre shouldn't fire the head of the Bank of Canada. And why some Canadians insist on bragging about how we're better than America while ignoring the hate being brewed here. Ryan Thorpe co-hosts. Links: Campbell Clark Globe and Mail Opinion piece re: WEF conspiracy Andrew Coyne Globe and Mail Opinion …
 
Photo: CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- The first stage of the SpaceX COTS-2 Falcon 9 rocket being moved into a SpaceX hangar at Pad 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. Once assembled, it will be a two-stage fully integrated launch vehicle, consisting of a first stage powered by nine SpaceX-developed Merlin 1C engines, a second stage, an inte…
 
Photo: Students welcome Kuomintang, 1945 #PRC: Surrounding Taiwan. @GordonGChang, Gatestone, Newsweek, The Hill. Rick Fisher, senior Fellow of the International Assessment and Strategy Center. https://www.scmp.com/news/china/military/article/3177617/do-pla-drills-reveal-china-strategy-deny-military-help-taiwan https://www.scmp.com/news/china/milita…
 
Photo: Uighur prince from Bezeklik murals #PRC: Genocide and Crimes against Humanity. Nury Turkel, commissioner of the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom and author of a new book, No Escape: The True Story of China's Genocide of the Uyghurs. @GordonGChang, Gatestone, Newsweek, The Hill https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinion…
 
Photo: Chinese Communist Party Army Leaders at Xiaoyi County #WHO: #PRC: Lockdowns of tomorrow. Pete Hoekstra, former U.S. ambassador to the Netherlands and former chairman of the House Intelligence Committee. @GordonGChang, Gatestone, Newsweek, The Hill https://www.gatestoneinstitute.org/18534/who-death-trap…
 
Photo: Making tea in the home of a rich family #PRC: Real estate breakdown. Anne Stevenson-Yang, co-founder of J Capital Research Ltd. and author of China Alone: The Emergence From, and Pending Return To, Isolation. https://www.reuters.com/world/china/china-april-property-sales-plunge-466-fastest-since-least-2010-2022-05-16/…
 
Photo: Hard times token, late 1830s; privately minted, used in place of the one-cent coin during currency shortage; inscription reads "I Take the Responsibility", showing Andrew Jackson holding a drawn sword and a coin bag emerging from a strongbox. #Ukraine: Worldwide disruptions from the Ukraine war. Gregory R Copley, editor and publisher of Defe…
 
Photo: Tapoua Utupua 1876 map #Solomons: Advantage #PRC. Gregory R Copley, editor and publisher of Defense & Foreign Affairs. https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/analysis-alarmed-by-solomon-islands-china-pact-nz-finds-its-voice-on-security/ar-AAXlCoE https://www.msn.com/en-au/news/australia/australia-us-japan-defence-exercises-expected-to-increase…
 
Photo: Family camp/fishing trip in the Australian bush early 1900s #Australia: Neck and neck, and the real independents. Gregory R Copley, editor and publisher of Defense & Foreign Affairs. https://www.msn.com/en-gb/news/world/australia-election-polls-show-race-tightening-in-final-campaign-stretch/ar-AAXoPEA…
 
Photo: Emptying soy bean seeds from combine harvester, Grundy County, Iowa #Ukraine: The bountiful soybean crop and the looming global famine. Simon Constable, Barron's https://www.barrons.com/articles/soybean-prices-food-costs-51652306394 Simon Constable Forbes Edinburgh; economist, journalist, currently based in Scotland; and author, The WSJ Guid…
 
Photo: The Gerry-Mander Edit #NewYork: Gerrymander no more. Harry Siegel, New York Daily News and The Daily Beast. https://www.wsj.com/articles/new-yorks-gerrymander-boomerang-albany-special-master-redistricting-map-jonathan-cervas-democrats-11652818602?st=zfjph0j7hkitq8s&reflink=article_gmail_shareBy John Batchelor
 
Photo: Finland, farming #Ukraine: Finland takes risks in joining NATO. Antonia Colibasanu, Geopolitical Futures's Chief Operating Office https://geopoliticalfutures.com/reactions-to-finlands-nato-membership/?tpa=M2RkNjY1ZjlkMWJhZWViMzI1MjkxNDE2NTM1NzkzMjE0ZTVjODI&utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_term=https://geopoliticalfutures.com/reacti…
 
Experts weigh in on the announcements made by all the major Ontario parties related to manufacturing. From labour shortages to the transition to net-zero emissions, which party is most capable of meeting the demands of the industry? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.By TVO | Steve Paikin
 
There was some sobering economic reality at my place yesterday. My street had a truck vacuum in it, sucking all the crap out of the drains, so there was the obligatory 800 metres of cones and two stop go people. Stop/go people have had a 28 percent wage rise on average this past year. I know this because I told you yesterday - the Seek job ad numbe…
 
Phoenix Foundation are back, sort of. To honour the 40th anniversary of Simon and Garfunkel's concert in Central Park, artists Sam Scott and Luke Buda will be performing a tribute alongside other Kiwi names at Auckland's Civic Theatre. Sam and Luke joined Mike Hosking. LISTEN ABOVEBy Newstalk ZB
 
Life in Canada is more expensive than ever – inflation is at a 31-year high, gas prices are out of control and the cost of goods and services continues to increase. As it looks more likely Canada is heading into a recession, it doesn’t seem like our politicians care as they continue to spend on frivolous and expensive programs and refuse to reduce …
 
Spain has approved plans to become the first European country to introduce unlimited paid menstrual leave in the workplace. The draft law lets women suffering severe period pain take time off as long as they can provide a doctor's note. Questions have been asked as to whether we should introduce the same in New Zealand. Danika Revell is co-founder …
 
The fishing industry could be washed up within weeks over spiralling fuel prices. There are suggestions that seeing as the trucking industry gets the benefit of the fuel cut, so should the fisheries. Craig Boote is the Managing Director of Westfleet Seafoods and wants all fuel users to be treated the same. Boote joined Mike Hosking. LISTEN ABOVE…
 
A former police officer believes a lack of action in reporting gang-related shootings may be an act of pragmatism. There are concerns over a sense of apathy around shootings, after multiple people heard gunshots in Wairoa - but didn't report them to police. Chester Borrows was chair of the Justice Advisory Group while an MP. The former cop told Mik…
 
The Government is being urged to invest in health staff, medicine and dental care in today's Budget. What it plans to spend billions on will be made public at two this afternoon. Immediate Past President of the College of Emergency Medicine, Dr John Bonning told Mike Hosking he wants to see emphasis on acute care. “We need more beds and nurses, acc…
 
Hopes the poor will get a look in in today's Budget. Wellington City Missioner Murray Edridge says low income earners are being unfairly hit by the cost of living. He's particularly concerned by the rising cost of food. Edridge told Mike Hosking the Government can't rest on its laurels. “We’re still seeing people, in fact, we’re seeing people worse…
 
Canada’s top court has struck down a section of the criminal code that could allow for extreme intoxication to be used as a defence in violent crimes. The ruling upheld the acquittal of a Calgary man who attacked a university prof after consuming alcohol and magic mushrooms. Calgary Herald reporter Bill Kaufmann joins Dave Breakenridge to discuss t…
 
On Saturday, a white gunman drove to the only supermarket in a predominantly Black area on the east side of Buffalo, N.Y. He shot 13 people — 11 Black, two white. Ten people died. Law enforcement officials have labelled the massacre a racially motivated hate crime. Many of those killed were pillars of a tight-knit community shaped by decades of seg…
 
Quebec’s Bill 96 is meant to protect the French language, but critics warn it could harm small businesses, Indigenous people and even access to health care. Matt Galloway talks to Robert Leckey, dean of McGill University’s Faculty of Law; and Christopher Skeete, Parliamentary Assistant to the Premier for Relations with English-Speaking Quebecers.…
 
After the famous mutiny on the HMS Bounty in 1789, the mutineers fled and eventually settled on the remote Pitcairn Islands in the Pacific. Travel writer Brandon Presser tells us about his journey to meet their descendants in what he calls a “trailer park at the end of the world” — and why he wanted to tell a different side of their story in his bo…
 
Photo: 2/2: #PRC: Ignoring the NPT. Henry D. Sokolski Executive Director of the Nonproliferation Policy Education Center (NPEC). Henry #Sokolski @NuclearPolicy https://npolicy.org/stop-blinking-at-chinas-npt-misbehavior-real-clear-defense/By John Batchelor
 
Photo: 1/2: #PRC: Ignoring the NPT. Henry D. Sokolski Executive Director of the Nonproliferation Policy Education Center (NPEC). Henry #Sokolski @NuclearPolicy https://npolicy.org/stop-blinking-at-chinas-npt-misbehavior-real-clear-defense/By John Batchelor
 
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