Disappointing ticket sales for the Grey Cup game, Marineland charged with animal cruelty, "Humans with ASD", Anti-Racism Action Initiative, and Barton Street as a destination for GTA entrepreneurs

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USports CEO Graham Brown is “very disappointed” by today’s attendance for the Vanier Cup between Calgary and Laval. The attendance was announced at 10,000 -- only 41% capacity.

Meanwhile, thousands of tickets still remain for Sunday’s Grey Cup at BMO in Toronto between Calgary and Ottawa.

Can we admit Hamilton and Toronto are not football cities?

GUEST: Rick Zamperin, CHML sports director
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Ontario’s animal welfare agency has laid five animal cruelty charges against Marineland.

The OSPCA says the charges against the Niagara Falls amusement park relate to peacocks, guinea hens and black bears.

GUEST: Camille Labchuk, animal-rights lawyer and executive director of Animal Justice Canada
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“Humans with ASD” is a social media platform launched locally. It’s geared towards supporting and highlighting families affected by autism spectrum disorder, as well as educating the general public.

GUEST: Beatrice Poirier, local autism advocate for Humans with ASD
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On Friday night, hundreds of people showed up at the Anti-Racism Action Initiative -- hosted by the McMaster Womanists, in collaborating with Solidarity for Palestinian Human Rights: McMaster, McMaster Indigenous Student Community Alliance, The President's Advisory Committee on Building Community Alliance (PACBIC), the NGen Youth Centre, and more to initiate conversations in response to the Anti-Racism Directorate dialogues that have surfaced in Hamilton.

GUEST: Dr. Ameil Joseph, Professor at McMaster University’s School of Social Work
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It doesn’t have the best reputation around town, but the Barton street area is gaining more attention from GTA entrepreneurs. There are several new businesses and a new condo development in the neighbourhood, that could change the stigma attached to the area.

According to a report, 76 per cent of Canadian millennials who currently rent, expect to buy a home within the next five years. What does a millennial have to do to be able to afford a house in the near future?

GUEST: Jay McQueen, Real Estate Sales Representative for Realty Network

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