The Todd Veinotte Show (Episode 146)

March 29, 2017
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Todd starts off by reminiscing about his love for the Toronto Maple Leafs while welcoming the Auston Matthews era. He comments on a story about the alarming number of snow days issued in Nova Scotia this school year. He discusses U.S. President Donald Trump’s “new age of American energy” claim as he ends regulations on the oil and coal industries. He closes the segment by giving his thoughts on the Moncton Humanity Project eviction notice news story.

Open Media Communication Manager David Christopher joins us to discuss the launch of IXmaps Internet Mapping tool which will enable Canadians to see where their data travels. Filmmaker Martin Himel talks to us about the upcoming documentary “Secrets of Survival” which will air on April 9 at 9:00 p.m. ET on the documentary Channel.

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The Todd Veinotte Show (Episode 145)

March 26, 2017
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The conversation begins with a discussion about U.S. President Donald Trump’s failure to repeal Obamacare and the approval of the Keystone XL pipeline. Todd talks about the possibility of the Trudeau Liberals changing the rules of the House of Commons to allow for fewer sitting days or question periods. He continues by giving his thoughts on the adoption of M-103 which condemn’s Islamophobia. And the segment closes with commentary about the “Grabher” license plate situation in Nova Scotia.

The Atlantic Director of the Canadian Taxpayers Federation Kevin Lacey joins us to discuss the 2017 Federal Budget. Former talk radio host Jordi Morgan talks to us about his upcoming podcast.

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The Todd Veinotte Show (Episode 144)

March 22, 2017
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Todd starts the show by commenting on the behaviour of our Members of Parliament in the house of commons earlier in the day. He also discusses the revelation that Justin Trudeau’s family trip to the Bahamas cost tax payers over $127K. He talks about the Superior Tanks layoffs in St. Stephen N.B. and the corporate welfare surrounding it. He gives his thoughts on the new hire incentives provided by the Stephen McNeil government in Nova Scotia which targets women and minorities. He closes off the segment by talking about a recent petition aiming at saving historic homes in Saint John N.B. from being demolished.

In the interview segment, spokesperson for Working Canadians Catherine Swift joins us to discuss the 2017 Federal Budget. Miramichi Striper Cup co-host Jeff Wilson is on to talk about this year’s tournament.

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The Todd Veinotte Show (Episode 143)

March 19, 2017
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The weekend show starts-off with a discussion on climate change and the importance of listening to the entire conversation while trying to avoid dismissing one side over the other. Todd talks about U.S. President Donald Trump’s statement that Germany should be paying the U.S. for the “expensive defence” they provide. He comments on the revelation that the New Brunswick Liberals are using the Brian Gallant’s wedding announcement as an opportunity to collect email addresses for promotional purposes. He closes the segment by discussing the removal of a St. Patrick’s Day t-shirt from an N.S. based retailer.

In the interview segment, Tim Powers of Summa Strategies converses with Todd about Canadian politics. And Dan Kraus, a conservation scientist with the Nature Conservancy of Canada, is on to discuss his latest op-ed “Growing species at risk in Canada”.

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The Todd Veinotte Show (Episode 142)

March 15, 2017
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The mid-week show starts off with a conversation about the double standard that exists when it comes to certain crimes especially the property tax exploitation currently happening in New Brunswick. Todd discusses U.S. President Donald Trump’s accusations that former President Barack Obama wiretapped him before the elections. He also talks about a story regarding employees at Canada’s 5 major banks speaking out about the pressure to deceive customers to meet sales targets. He closes the segment by discussing a story about P.E.I.’s projected deficit doubling to $17.9.

Atlantic Canada’s Tema Ambassador Angela Gevaudan is on to discuss the organization and her dealings with post traumatic stress disorder. And Steven Barnes, owner of the Yuk Yuk’s Comedy Club in Saint John, joins us to talk about the club and what to expect from it.

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The Todd Veinotte Show (Episode 141)

March 12, 2017
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Todd responds to the feedback he received following last Wed. Tom Young tribute episode. He follows-up by discussing Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s keynote address at a Texas energy industry conference on Thursday and the optics behind it. He comments on N.B. Green Part leader David Coon’s proposal to lower the voting age to 16 in the province.

Former Federal MP and President of Canadians for Affordable Energy John Williamson joins us to discuss one of the strategy the Progressive Conservative Party of N.B. will be taking for the 2018 provincial elections which will focus on the carbon tax that will be introduced to the electorate the same year.

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The Todd Veinotte Show (Episode 140)

March 8, 2017
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This show is not only in honour of Tom Young, it’s because of him.

The Todd Veinotte Show (Episode 139)

March 5, 2017
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Todd kicks off the show by giving his thoughts on the acquittal of a Halifax taxi driver who had been accused of sexually assaulting an intoxicated passenger. He discusses New Brunswick Premier Brian Gallant’s comments in regards to Irving Oil’s Canaport LNG terminal property re-assessment. He discusses a Fifth Estate exposé that linked wealthy Canadians linked to a secret tax dodge in the Isle of Man. He talks about a story about an assault that occurred in Vancouver B.C. and how certain elements of the story were presented to gain reader attention.

The Strategic issues director for the Progressive Conservative Party of New Brunswick Dominic Cardy joins us to discuss provincial politics. The Executive Director of the New Brunswick Refugee Clinic Akram Ben Salah is on to talk about the clinic and how it responds to refugee demands.

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The Todd Veinotte Show (Episode 138)

March 1, 2017
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The opening segment includes commentary on the Canaport LNG property tax re-assessment that sees Irving Oil save $5.5M in taxes that would have otherwise been owed to the city of Saint John. Todd gives his thoughts on the results of a recent HSBC survey which indicated that the majority of 9,000 Canadian millennials surveyed have intentions of purchasing a home without being financially ready for the market. He closes the segment by giving his thoughts on U.S. President Donald Trump first speech to Congress and the touching tribute he gave to a fallen soldier.

Columnist Barbara Kay joins us in the interview segment to discuss U.S. and Canadian politics. President of National Hockey Legends Steve Walton joins us to discuss his entrepreneurial career and his current hockey related venture.

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The Todd Veinotte Show (Episode 137)

February 26, 2017
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The 137th episode of the Todd Veinotte Show starts off with a discussion on the re-opening of four marijuana dispensaries in Saint John New Brunswick. He continues the discussion that began in the last episode about the rise of designer drugs in our region. Todd talks about the Trump administration’s decision to ban certain media outlets from a White House press briefing on Friday Feb. 24, 2017. He comments on the revelation that a pension payment backlog exists for ex-military members. He closes the segment by talking about the sentencing of former priest Yvon Arsenault for sex crimes

Carleton University Business Professor Ian Lee is on to discuss the possible ramifications that the deregulation of the U.S. banking system may have on the North American economy. Saint John N.B. musician Brent Mason join us to talk about his upcoming album and his influence on the music scene.

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