The Todd Veinotte Show (Episode 125)

January 15, 2017
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Todd starts off the weekend show by discussing the “legacy concept” in the media. He continues by talking about the legacy of departing US President Barack Obama. He applies the legacy concept with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and ties this in with a discussion about his loss of touch with Canadians. He closes off the segment by commenting on the real loss of touch occurring with the Nova Scotia Teachers Union regarding a recent trip to Hawaii during a self-imposed “work-to-rule” campaign they initiated on Dec. 5.

Veteran journalist Lorrie Goldstein talks to us about Canadian/US politics. TheRebel.media’s founder and political commentator Ezra Levant is on the show to discuss Justin Trudeau’s cross-country town hall tour (among other things).

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The Todd Veinotte Show (Episode 124)

January 11, 2017
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Todd begins the midweek show by following-up on Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s trip to the Bahamas and the fact that he may have broken conflict of interest laws during his visit. He discusses an internal report that came out on 01/11/2017 that revealed what the Canadian news industry suggest be done to rescue their industry. He talks about some of the hypocrisy surrounding some of the politically motivated statements made by some celebrities in recent days. He closes off the segment by discussing the rural sprawl in Canadian communities.

University of Maine Political Science Professor Mark Brewer is on to talk about U.S. President-elect Donald Trump’s Jan. 11, 2017 news conference and Barack Obama’s farewell speech

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The Todd Veinotte Show (Episode 123)

January 8, 2017
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Todd discusses the Lionel Desmond tragedy and how veterans should be treated after they return home from a tour to limit the effects of post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). He talks about Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s decision to travel to the Bahamas at a time when he and his government should be discussing political issues affecting Canadians. He also comments on the Federal Carbon Tax and how it will affect corporations such as NB Power. He concludes by discussing the 2016 World Junior Hockey Championships.

The Atlantic Director of the Canadian Taxpayers Federation Kevin Lacey is on to discuss the revelation that Canada may be facing decades of deficits as debt numbers are higher than anticipated. Author and columnist Mark Milke joins us to talk about U.S. President-elect Donald Trump’s latest moves leading to the Jan. 20 inauguration ceremony.

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The Todd Veinotte Show (Episode 122)

January 4, 2017
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Todd kicks-off the new year with a discussion about the Toronto Maple Leafs and how they’ve been recently portrayed by fans and the media. He talks about Dominic Cardy’s decision to step down as the leader of New Brunswick’s NDP. He comments on Kevin O’Leary and why he being unilingual shouldn’t matter if he chooses to join the Conservative leadership race. He closes the segment by discussing Pope Francis’ recent letter to bishops about the Vatican’s continued zero tolerance stance when it comes to injustices towards children.

In the interview segment, departing New Brunswick NDP leader Dominic Cardy discusses why he chose to step down as the leader of the party. Summa Strategies’ Tim Powers is also on to talk about Canadian/US politics.

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The Todd Veinotte Show (Episode 121)

December 28, 2016
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Todd starts the show by discussing the top stories of 2016 which includes the Donald Trump phenomenon. He ends the segment with a special gift to you the listener.

Talk radio host and political commentator Tasha Kheiriddin is on to discuss the top news stories of 2016. Carleton University Business Professor Ian Lee joins us to talk about his top 5 business stories of 2016.

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The Todd Veinotte Show (Episode 120)

December 21, 2016
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The midweek show begins with a discussion about terrorism and its impact on western society. He talks about the parallels between Donald Trump and Kevin O’Leary and how the PC leadership candidates are responding to him. He addresses comments made by Prime Minister’s Justin Trudeau’s where he states that we would defend Canadian interests in case Trump goes too far. He ends the segment by talking about drinking and driving and the ramifications behind it.

New Brunswick’s Progressive Conservative leader Blaine Higgs is on to talk about various topics related to the province. And Sierra Club Canada Director Gretchen Fitzgerald joins us to discuss the recent pipeline decisions.

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The Todd Veinotte Show (Episode 119)

December 18, 2016
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Todd starts the week by discussing the Toronto Maple Leafs. He continues the debate about the verbal French skills of Federal PC leadership candidates in response to recent comments made by Maxime Bernier. He talks about Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s negative comments towards the media following their coverage of his controversial fundraising tactics received. He gives his thoughts on First Nation issues following a story about the first house being built on the Tobique First Nation reserve in 13 years. He wraps up by talking about News 95.7 in Halifax and Richard Zurawski.

Executive Director and CoFounder of BloodWatch.org Kat Lanteigne is on to discuss her group’s opposition towards the opening of a plasma collection clinic in New Brunswick. Former Federal MP and current Brunswick News columnist John Williamson is on to talk about how the Trump cabinet appointees will potentially affect Canada and the upcoming carbon tax.

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The Todd Veinotte Show (Episode 118)

December 14, 2016
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The midweek commentary begins with a discussion about inclusion in the school system and how it fits in the Nova Scotia’s teacher’s labor dispute. Todd also talks about the Conservative Leadership debate in Moncton and the fact that many of the candidates are not fluently bilingual. He discusses the recent recommendations that Canada Post should re-instate a door-to-door delivery services. And he closes off the segment by talking about the suggestions delivered by the marijuana task force related to the legalization of the drug.

The National Post's Kelly McParland is on to discuss is latest column about former Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau political record. University of Maine Political Science Professor Mark Brewer is on to talk about Donald Trump’s cabinet picks.

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The Todd Veinotte Show (Episode 117)

December 11, 2016
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The show begins with a discussion about the labor dispute between the province of Nova Scotia and the teacher’s union. Todd talks about how the media treated an article about how a dead mouse was found in a coffee cup. He also discuses a story that shines light on the customer abuse facing call centre workers across Canada.

Vice-president of the New Brunswick and P.E.I. divisions of the Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters association Joel Richardson joins us to discuss the government of New Brunswick's decision to raise premiums for workers compensation and the impact it will have on employers in the province. And Andrew Holland of the Nature Conservancy Canada talks about the organization and their projects.

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The Todd Veinotte Show (Episode 116)

December 7, 2016
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Todd kicks things off by discussing the second anniversary of the Todd Veinotte Show podcast. He gives his thoughts on the suspension of a Woodstock N.B. high school hockey team following “questionable conduct” after a game. He also talks about the pipeline discussion currently happening across the country. He wraps up the segment by discussing the wealth of Donald Trump’s cabinet and what this means.

New Brunswick NDP leader Dominic Cardy is on to talk about the political process and what fuels his dedication to it.

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