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Hosted by Martin Strong, Vancouver Consumer introduces you to local products and services. We’ll share our experiences, tips, reviews, and recommendations. Tune in on Saturdays from 2pm - 4pm as we investigate all sorts of industries, including real estate, finance, travel, retail, and more.
 
Greg has been with CORUS and AM640 since Fall 2019 when he crossed over from Sportsnet 590, the Fan after 9 1/2 years wanting to do something more challenging and diverse than "just" sports. After success early in his career in Detroit co-hosting the top-rated morning sports talk show in the entire state of Michigan from 2002 to 2007, Greg came to Toronto and CORUS/AM640 to co-host "The Bill Watters Show" when the company had the broadcast rights to the Toronto Maple Leafs. His time at Sport ...
 
The Shift with Shane Hewitt is talk radio done differently. It’s made for the Canadian community of night owls and early risers. Host Shane Hewitt looks at the news of the day under a new light, revealing what’s really happening behind the scenes and the impact on our lives. The Shift shares stories you’ve never heard before, creating bright and lively conversation in the darkest hours of the night, right across Canada.
 
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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 ...
 
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Greg shared some heartbreaking audio from a dad who lost his little girl in the Texas school shooting (:32), Ontario Election coverage with David Coletto from Abacus Data (11:15) and Sabrina Nanji from the QP Observer (29:02). Greg also talked airline travel with Ambarish Chandra, professor at the Rotman School of Management (20:08). See omnystudio…
 
What is your favourite Sandwich? Barry Enderwick, The Sandwich Historian on Tiktok, takes us through history's most bizarre, delicious, and surprising recipes! Plus, your calls and texts! Dr. Hanna Shelest updates us on the war in Ukraine with a focus on how the war could impact world food security and if western nations are dragging their feet on …
 
Greg and Sheba examine the Texas elementary school shooting (23:20), also Greg talks with former Congressman Joe Walsh about the tragedy (12:26). Two years ago on this very day, George Floyd was murdered by Derek Chauvin. Greg spoke with Michelle Gross formed Communities Against Police Brutality in the Minneapolis area (32:42). See omnystudio.com/l…
 
It's Good News Tuesday! Your texts and calls from across Canada. Greg Fish joins us from the desert to tell us about human renovations. Should humans take the wheel when it comes to evolution?? Fish explores Transhumanism in the World of Weird Things Are we desensitized to violence and violent stories? We asked that question after the tragic school…
 
Greg reacts to the weekend violence (1:06) Talks with Mike Schreiner, Ontario Green Party leader (10:04). Reaction to Bill Maher’s monologue from Friday (20:40) and talked storm fallout with Anthony Farnell, Global News Chief Meteorologist (30:34). See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
It's back, your late night confessions. What did you want to get off your chest? What role does Turkey play in the war for Ukraine? Dr. Yevgeniya Gaber, Foreign policy expert from Carleton University, helps us understand the complex relationship Turkey has with NATO, what would it take for NATO to expand, and why the business of war matters to the …
 
In this episode, we talk with the folks from CATSA, the Canadian Air Transportation Security Authority on what you can do to make the process of getting through airport security a little quicker. Plus, we’ll learn about Urban River Adventures, who offer glamping experiences located just outside of Edmonton, AB. And Susan Catto from TravelZoo joins …
 
Greg talks with Canadian music icon, Tom Cochrane (12:07), Toronto Star Columnist and Washington Bureau Chief. Edward Keenan about the Buffalo massacre (25:30) and Global News Chief Meteorologist, Anthony Farnell about the long weekend weather (35:12). See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
RUOK with mouth typo's? A new report says Canadians have no idea where their data ends up! Principal investigator of the big Data Surveillance Project David Lyon, highlights just how important data is to our economy and if data truly reflects who we are in the digital world. Also, its Throwback Thursday... or, Flashback Friday... tonight we throwba…
 
Game Showey is back with Trivia all about the Battle of Alberta and 1991, the last time the Flames and Oilers met in the playoffs. It was a pivotal week in Ukraine with the first War crime trials taking place. Former Judge and lawmaker Mykhailo Zernhekov is live in Ukraine and brings us updates on everything happening across the country. Traveling …
 
It’s Good News Tuesday, and BC dad David Chen shares the story of how hundreds came together for his son Max after nobody showed up to his birthday party. Chris Gilbert is back from New Zealand and is live in Tokyo. He shares the story of a wild journey home and the challenges of international travel. We look at happiness with Greg Fish from the Wo…
 
Greg speaks with co-moderator and TVO's Steve Paikin about last night's provincial leaders debate. Litigation lawyer Angela Chaisson joins the show to discuss a student's rights regarding an Ottawa school's dress code blitz. Global News reporter Marianne Dimain on Toronto Maple Leaf Mitch Marner's car jacking. Greg and Sheba discuss the sentencing …
 
Are Ukrainians getting used to the sounds and sights of war? Stepan Berko, Ukrainian advocate and lawyer, continues to share the experience of Ukrainians living through the brutal conflict. He helps us understand why Russians are fighting so aggressively. We get a better understanding of high gas prices from energy expert and former Liberal MP Dan …
 
RUOK with being bald? We learn more about the incredible story of the Titanic from author William Hazelgrove. He tells us how wireless connections saved hundreds as the ship sank. On the Millenial on the Radio Ryan tells us about his new Wavey Baby Shoes, and he makes the sound again, they make him taller. HEY, DO YOU LIKE PODCASTS? Why not subscri…
 
In this episode, a new survey from the Tire and Rubber Association show that two thirds of us are planning to cancel or shorten our road trips this summer due the high price of gas. So we’ll chat about the survey and how checking your tire pressure can help with gas mileage and keep you safer on the road. Plus we’ll head to St Lucia and learn about…
 
RUOK with the lottery? Why have Canadian politics become so polarized? Stephen Van Dine, Senior vice president of public governance at the institute on Governance, shares research into why Canadians are angry and becoming distrustful of the government. Will our attitudes change? Some men are trying to make themselves taller with surgery. Men's ment…
 
What do you think is the most beautiful place in Canada? Your calls and texts from across the country! Youtuber Michael Downie is travelling across Canada on a train! He shares his favourite sights in our country, the people he’s meeting along the way, and what he thinks is Canada’s greatest destination. Former judge and lawmaker Mykhailo Zernhekov…
 
RUOK with Dog Sitting? what about mowing the lawn? A viral chalk artist tells us why it’s okay to create something that's just going to get washed away by the rain. David Zinn explains how he finds beauty in the simplest things in life and sharing it with the world through chalk art. What’s the worst car you have ever driven? Your calls and texts! …
 
NDP leader, Jagmeet Singh doesn't mince words in his conversation with Toronto Today. Singh suggests grocery stores in Canada could be breaking anti-profiteering legislation. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.By Corus Radio
 
Do you have a tattoo? would you get one? Ryan shares the story of his latest tattoo he got last weekend. Russia's Victory Day parade was a dud, but that doesn't mean the war is slowing down. Dr. Hanna Shelest, Ukrainian foreign policy expert, updates us on the conflict as the Russians ramp up missile strikes on Odesa, Ukraine. Canada’s health care …
 
As we talk about hiring more teachers in Ontario and making class sizes smaller, an incredible story from the Toronto Star. Thiru Thirukkumaran needs to be a full-time teacher! His principal, Trevor Bullen joined us to talk a bit more about this. Greg also walks through why he thinks the Ontario Liberal's plan to mandate COVID-19 vaccines for stude…
 
RUOK with thrifting? BC hit a new record at the pumps and gas prices are still skyrocketing. Energy pricing expert and former liberal MP Dan McTeague tell us why prices keep going up, and forecasts prices as the war in Ukraine impacts the global energy market. Ryan O'Donnell is the Millennial on the Radio, and he celebrates the return of Dr. Who an…
 
In this episode, Patrick Sojka from Rewards Canada will join us this week to talk about how you can utilize your reward points for an all-inclusive vacation. Plus, travel writer Debra Smith will share her experience staying at the St Regis Hotel Toronto, a luxury stay in the heart of downtown Toronto. And the Cruise Guru, David Yeskel returns to te…
 
Greg discusses the Liberal party's promise to cap classes sizes in Ontario to 20 students. Greg and Sheba discuss a new IPSOS poll saying 1 in 3 Canadians will quit if they can't work from home. OISE professor emeritus Charles Pascal discusses the roadblocks to capping class sizes. Suzanne Johnson discusses masks and the environment. Hill Times Col…
 
RUOK with doughnuts? or is it Donuts? Come Dance With Me is a charming new show where kids ask their parents to dance with them on national TV for a huge prize! Emily and Anna are a mother-daughter duo competing on the show, and they join us to share the experience, how dance has brought them closer, and more! The Canadian Government did a lot of t…
 
Caller Tori shares her experience with abortion with Greg. Greg and Sheba discuss who gets a vote when it comes to abortion rights. Ontario NDP leader Andrea Horwath shares her election platform. Amber Heard has now taken the stand in the Johnny Depp trial. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
It's back! Game-showey! Brendan and I go head to head with Edmonton Oilers based trivia. Former judge and Ukrainian lawmaker Mykhailo Zhernakov joins us from an undisclosed location in Ukraine. We hear about the importance of Trains to Ukraine's war effort and how are Ukrainians keeping their country functioning as the war continues. Would you driv…
 
Greg speaks with Ontario Green Party leader Mike Schreiner about his party's platform. Greg and Sheba debate the hesitation people are feeling in coming back to the office as well as an attack on Dave Chappelle. Greg discusses Roe vs. Wade. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.By Corus Radio
 
It's good news tuesday, your calls and texts from across Canada. Is there a right or wrong way to find happiness? Shane and Greg Fish dig into Toxic Positivity when we go after the pursuit of happiness in all the wrong ways. Chris Gilbert, our journalist who always takes us around the world, has finally come home! Chris shares his journey back to N…
 
Greg speaks with Ontario Liberal Party leader Steven Del Duca about transit, vaccine mandates and four-day work weeks. Greg and Sheba discuss the possibility of four-day working in Ontario. The Toronto Star's Ben Spurr discusses what $1/ride will do for trains, busses and streetcars. City councilor Josh Matlow talks about his proposal to allow alco…
 
RUOK with impromptu weddings? We get an inside look at one of the most important fronts of the war in Ukraine. Dr. Hanna Shelest updates us on the tensions inside the critical port city of Odesa and the ongoing battle for control of the Black Sea. Our DIY expert Handy Andy Baryer has the easiest way to keep ants and other pests away from your home.…
 
Greg speaks with Minister Peter Bethlenfalvy about Ontario's budget and Premier Doug Ford's soft campaign kick off. Sheba and Greg discuss Eid. Toronto Life has a new story on Maria Malik and how she escaped an abusive marriage. TMU's Dr. Eric Kam discusses the university's name change and the rally in Ottawa. Plus paying it forward. See omnystudio…
 
RUOK with taxes? What about Bad Day's? Why are MLMs so appealing and yet very dangerous? Pyramid scheme expert and Author Robert FitzPatrick helps us understand how Pyramid schemes trap people into an endless cycle of losing money, despite the promise of riches. Plus, how can you spot one? HEY, DO YOU LIKE PODCASTS? Why not subscribe to ours? find …
 
In this episode, we talk about the etiquette on boarding an aircraft with travel journalist and author Chris Elliott. Plus, the Marriott hotel group is opening a few new hotels in Alberta so we’ll find out where and when they’re scheduled to open and we chat with the folks from Naya Traveler to get some tips on traveling to Colombia. Support the sh…
 
Greg speaks with Dr. Isaac Bogoch about natural immunity, vaccines for toddlers and blood donation. Global News reporter Marianne Dimain joins Greg to talk the Raptors loss. Dalhousie University professor Lori Turnbull on this weekend's biker rally in Ottawa and federal mandates. Greg and Sheba discuss whether this will give bikers a bad name. See …
 
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