Past Shows

EP 121 – Gillette, Taxi's, And Taxes

January 14th, 2019

This Week: Police can now demand a breath sample in your own home... but wait, there's more. Then, the new Gillette AD is causing a stir... which side are YOU on? Plus, are charitable tax receipts a bribe?

Articles And Links Mentioned:

Article: Police in Canada can now demand breath samples in bars, at home

Article: Returning bottles to the Beer Store? Beware of possible breath test by police

Article: Gillette ad takes on 'toxic masculinity' in #MeToo-era rebrand

Article: 5 adults, boy face more than 250 charges in taxi fare scam

Article: Theresa May's government survives no-confidence vote after Brexit defeat

Article: West Tennessee Libertarians told to stop cleanup efforts at Shiloh National Park

Article: Donating to charities shouldn’t result in tax breaks

EP 120 - CEO's, Socialism, And BASE Jumping

January 14th, 2019

This Week: The myth of CEO pay is in the news again, we'll explain why CEO salaries have virtually no impact on the frontline worker. Then, we'll break down Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's 60 minutes interview. Plus, 10 reasons why 2018 was a great year.

Articles And Links Mentioned:

Article: Canada’s Top CEOs Have Already Made More Money Than You Will Make All Year

Video: The Myth of CEO Pay vs Worker Pay

Article: No change: B.C. voters back first-past-the-post system in electoral reform referendum

Article: PM calls three Feb. 25 byelections; Singh hopes to win Burnaby South

Article: People’s Party of Canada set up in all 338 ridings ahead of 2019 federal election, Bernier says

Article: Ontario announces winners of cannabis retail lottery, no known names emerge victorious

Article: Legal cannabis costs 50% more than black market: StatCan

Article: Ontario government cuts $25M in funding for specialized school programs

Article: Canada Post stamp prices to increase on Jan. 14

Article: Canada Post in the digital age: Discussion paper

Article: Police 'strongly discourage' BASE jumping after Toronto man leaps from Humber Bay highrise

Article: BASE jumpers make historic leap from CN Tower

Article: Elizabeth Warren launches exploratory committee ahead of likely 2020 presidential run

Article: Ocasio-Cortez Admits She’s A Radical, Calls For 70 Percent Tax Rate

Article: Trump is pulling all US ground troops from Syria

Article: Libertarians clean up capital mall, now it’s time to clean up government

Article: Ten Reasons That 2018 Didn't Just Suck

The Best of 2018 - Part 2

December 31st, 2018

This Week: We continue our look back at some of our favourite moments on the show. It's the Best of 2018 Part 2.

Articles And Links Mentioned:

Article: Nearly half of Canadian kids live in 'child care deserts': report

Article: Brett Kavanaugh sworn in as Supreme Court justice

Article: No, 50% of guns used in crime are not from Canada

Article: Death toll rises to 9 in school stabbing attack in China

Article: Planet has only until 2030 to stem catastrophic climate change, experts warn

EP 115 - Electoral Reform, The Olympics, The Conners

November 19th, 2018

This Week: Calgary residents say NO to bidding on the Olympics, and I say YES to that decision. Then, are you ready for another Trump-Hillary battle in 2020? Some say, it's a very real possibility. Plus, How is Rosanne's show doing without her? We have the numbers, and they're not good.

Articles And Links Mentioned:

Article: Ontario PC Party passes resolution to not recognize gender identity

Article: Calgary votes ‘no’ on 2026 Olympic bid in non-binding plebiscite

Article: First province past first-past-the-post? B.C. votes on electoral reform

Video: BC Electoral Reform Referendum Debate 2018

Article: Scientists Made A Mistake: The Oceans May Not Be Warming Faster After All

Article: White House has to give CNN reporter Jim Acosta’s press pass back: judge

Article: Former Clinton adviser says Hillary will run in 2020

Article: United Kingdom knife crime growing to epidemic levels

Article: 'The Conners' Drops Double Digits in Post-Midterms Return

Article: New $10 bill featuring Viola Desmond goes into circulation next week

EP 113 – Marijuana, Hate Speech, Inequality

November 5th 2018

This Week: Cannabis is legal in Canada, and the word hasn't ended. Then, Statistics Canada wants your private banking data, why is the prime minister defending this action? Plus, What the term 'Revenue Neutral' really means?

Articles And Links Mentioned:

Article: Federal Government Plain Packaging Regulations Completely Disregard Consumers and Limit Product Choice

Article: Bill to pardon past pot convictions coming before the end of 2018

Article: Scheer won't commit to keeping cannabis legal if Tories form government

Article: Edmonton girl guide sells out of cookies near cannabis store

Article: Florida man charged with sending 13 pipe bombs to Trump critics

Article: Pittsburgh synagogue shooting suspect charged with 44 counts including hate crimes

Article: Hillary Clinton leaves door open for 2020 run: 'I'd like to be president'

Article: Stats Canada requesting banking information of 500,000 Canadians without their knowledge

Article: Trudeau promises rebates as Ottawa moves to levy carbon tax on provinces outside the climate plan

Article: Closing federal pay gap still years away under new equity plan

Article: Health Canada considering warning labels on individual cigarettes

Article: Pizzas must shrink or lose their toppings under Government anti-obesity plan

Article: Proper sexual education can help curb global overpopulation

Article: Here’s the trouble with Trudeau’s election debate plan

Article: Toronto police create first-ever missing persons unit

Article: The Cambridge Chamber of Commerce Cuts Out Controversial Questions

Article: Kleenex to ditch Mansize tissues after gender inequality complaints

Article: Biological Male Wins World Championship In Women's Cycling

EP 112 - Legalizing Cannabis, Schools, and Climate Change

October 13th, 2018

This Week: The UN says we only have a few years left until climate change becomes irreversible, stop me if you've heard this one before. Then, the Ontario government exempts Sikhs from wearing motorcycle helmets, shouldn't all laws apply to everyone? Plus, as pot becomes legal, the list of rules has never been longer.

Articles And Links Mentioned:

Article: As pot becomes legal. The list of rules has never been longer

Article: Planet has only until 2030 to stem catastrophic climate change, experts warn

Article: From 1989: U.N. Predicts Disaster if Global Warming Not Checked

Article: 18 spectacularly wrong predictions made around the time of first Earth Day in 1970, expect more this year

Article: Rand Paul: 'I Really Worry That Someone Is Going to Be Killed' in This Political Climate

Article: Ontario government to exempt Sikhs from wearing a helmet while riding a motorcycle

Article: Manhattan DA drops part of Harvey Weinstein case

Article: Employers feel high schools not preparing youth for the workforce: CFIB report