Past Shows

EP 140 - Amber Alerts, Immigration, and The Second Democrat Debate

August 5th, 2019

This Week: Canadians now have a way to apply for pardons for simple cannabis possession; but why do they need to even apply in the first place? Then, people continue to call 911 to complain about amber alerts; we have a quick and easy solution to that problem. Plus, we break down the second Democratic party debate.

Articles And Links Mentioned:

Article: Elections Canada ordered to review moving election day from Jewish holiday

Article: Bernier promises to build border fences if elected PM

Article: Got a simple pot conviction? There's a new pardon system

Article: Ontario may follow Nova Scotia's lead in adopting 'presumed consent' for organ donation

Article: Ontario woman launches petition targeting 911 Amber Alert complainers

Article: GO Transit station names could change with new government proposal

Article: No ‘cops’ on campus: New law says special constables can’t be called ‘police’

Article: Sobeys aims to scrap plastic bags from all stores in 2020

Article: The Second Democratic Debate In 5 Charts

Article: Elizabeth Warren's Budget Math Still Doesn't Work

EP 139 - Bombardier, Cannabis, and NASA

July 22nd, 2019

This Week: The Ontario and federal governments are pointing fingers at each other over layoffs at Bombardier; where does does the fault actually lie? Then, the Hotel Association of Canada wants a crackdown on Airbnb; what's the REAL reason for this request? Plus, It's been 9 months since the legalization of cannabis; how is that black market doing anyway?

Articles And Links Mentioned:

Article: Federal Liberals, Ontario Tories point fingers over looming Bombardier layoffs

Article: Travelling by air? New passenger bill of rights takes effect

Article: Hotel Association of Canada calls on political parties to crack down on online short-term rentals

Article: Toronto Set for Record Apartment Surge After Rent Control Lifted

Article: The price of legal cannabis is as much as 80 per cent higher than black market: StatCan

Article: Doug Ford cancels cell phone after too many 'special interest group' calls

Article: NASA headed towards giant golden asteroid that could make everyone on Earth a billionaire

Article: $15 minimum wage would boost pay for 17 million but 1.3 million would lose their jobs, CBO says

Article: Power is restored in New York City after massive blackout, but many questions remain

EP 134 - Government 'Cuts', Airplanes, and Trump Derangement Syndrome

May 27th, 2019

This Week: The federal government will create a list of "approved" media outlets, will this lead to self-censorship? Then, the abortion debate is back in the news, why "my body, my choice" is not a good argument. Plus, how much are you paying for the PM's lavish food lifestyle?

Articles And Links Mentioned:

Article: Elizabeth May wants to team up with Trudeau to keep the Conservatives out of government

Article: Trudeau government screened out 62% of visible minority candidates

Article: Majority of Ontarians oppose province's cuts to public health, new poll suggests

Article: Province tells cities to cut spending by 4%

Article: Ontario government slashes funding to children’s aid societies

Article: Ford’s approval rating plummets according to new poll

Poll: Ford PC Support Collapses, While Liberal Voters Prefer Tory As Their Leader

Article: Scheer says it would take Conservatives five years to balance budget

Article: Minister of Transport announces new rules protecting Canadian air travelers

Article: New study reveals Trump Derangement Syndrome even weirder

EP 133 - Electoral Reform, Guns, and Bernie Sanders

May 20th, 2019

This Week: The federal government will create a list of "approved" media outlets, will this lead to self-censorship? Then, the abortion debate is back in the news, why "my body, my choice" is not a good argument. Plus, how much are you paying for the PM's lavish food lifestyle?

Articles And Links Mentioned:

Article: PM Trudeau unveils digital charter to combat online extremism

Article: Feds To List Approved Media

Article: Half of the 16 million Canadians calling government call centres can't get through

Article: Niagara police share complaint recording made to 911 during Tuesday’s Amber Alert

Article: Ontario urged to reverse cuts

Article: High school holds 'adulting' classes

Article: Uber, Lyft drivers go on strike to protest declining wages

Article: Alabama governor signs near-total abortion ban into law

Report: Induced Abortion in the United States

Article: New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announces 2020 presidential run

Article: Taxpayers were billed thousands a month for Trudeau household’s organic appetite

EP 131 - The Alberta Election, Pilot Projects, and Government 'Cuts'

April 22nd , 2019

This Week: Alberta once again has a conservative government, what does this mean for the upcoming federal election? Then, is Ontario's 'Student Choice Initiative' actually taking choice AWAY from students? Some think so. Plus, we'll talk about the 'National Monument Syndrome', it's a concept we should all be aware of.

Articles And Links Mentioned:

Article: By the numbers: Alberta election 2019

Article: Ottawa Councillors declare climate emergency

Article: Ontario’s court challenge against federal carbon law gets underway

Article: Provincial government releases official guidelines on Student Choice Initiative

Article: No 'involuntary job losses' as hundreds of teachers receive layoff notices

Article: Ontario gas stations face fines if they don’t display premier’s carbon tax sticker

Article: Liberal MPP bill to abolish time change passes first reading

Article: Toronto City Council votes to make King Street pilot project permanent

Article: Most Canadians say elected officials should be subject to term limits

Article: Canadians 'polarized' on prospect of a handgun ban, says government-commissioned report