Hong Kong student protester Kathy. Lawyer Page Pate on Jeffrey Epstein, Prince Andrew, Victoria Roberts-Giuffre. Poli sci professor Duane Bratt on AB Bill 22. Columnist/fmr Harper speechwriter Michael Taube on fed cabinet. Fmr Nfld Premier Peckford on new
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Live from Hong Kong, one of the student protesters joined Roy. She describes herself as “born and raised in Hong Kong” who has been protesting since June. She says she is of the “peaceful, rational and non-violent … I attend rallies and marches, and help put up posters as well” and that her participation increased as the situation progressed.
Guest: Kathy, student protester
Jeffrey Epstein’s prison guards were criminally charged with falsifying records. Toval Noel and Michael Thomas accused in grand jury indictment of neglecting their duties by failing to check on Epstein for nearly eight hours. Tova Noel willing to cooperate with investigators.
Guest: Page Pate, criminal and constitutional lawyer based in Atlanta; former chairman of the Criminal Law Section of the Atlanta Bar Association
[Bill 22 Alberta. Terminates contract of provincial Elections Commissioner. UCP legislation causing uproar among opposition in AB legislature with NDP leader and fmr Premier Rachel Notley suspended for a day. Provincial ethics commissioner brought into the picture.
Meanwhile, Alberta reception for new federal Minister of Natural Resources, Seamus O'Reagan and what signals are being received by Alberta from the new (less dismissive of AB) Trudeau minority government?
Guest: Duane Bratt. Political science professor. Mount Royal University. Calgary. Author: Canada, The Provinces and the Global Nuclear Revival.]
A new op ed by Michael Taube is featured in the Washington Post, arguing that Trudeau’s new cabinet could add to the problems ahead. Michael joined Roy to discuss his piece, as well as what can be expected from the new, Liberal minority.
Then, this week's Donald Trump impeachment inquiry. House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff and other Democrats on the panel (writes The Hill) finished their last scheduled public hearings this week with what sounded like closing arguments for impeachment.
Guest: Michael Taube, Syndicated columnist Troy Media. Op ed writer. Former speechwriter for Stephen Harper
A news blog post Brian Peckford says the New Canadian Cabinet shows that Trudeau and the Liberals Have Learned Nothing.
Guest: Brian Peckford. Fmr Premier, Newfoundland & Labrador. (includes BP's view of fellow Newfoundlander Seamus O'Reagan appointed as Fed Min Natural Resources.
We find out more about the Ontario teen on life support after vaping-related injuries. A Compass study on vaping includes concerning statistics.
Guest: Dr. Gigi Osler, Immediate past president CMA