The Todd Veinotte Show (Episode 161)

May 21, 2017
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Without delay, the latest episode of the Todd Veinotte Show begins with commentary on U.S. President Donald Trump’s and his visit to Saudi Arabia. Todd follows up by reacting to Environment Minister Catherine McKenna’s hypocritical “Pollution isn’t Free” comments. He discusses the Workers Compensation Board of Prince Edward Island’s decision to award a widow benefits after they determined her husband’s death was linked to workplace bullying and harassment. He closes of by commenting on the Federal Liberals’ latest public apology towards LGBTQ Canadians.

Don Mills of Corporate Research Associates joins us to discuss a new poll that suggests most residents in areas such as Moncton, Riverview and Dieppe, N.B. support the idea of amalgamation. Also, St. Thomas University journalism professor Jan Wong is on to converse about U.S. President Donald Trump.

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The Todd Veinotte Show (Episode 160)

May 17, 2017
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Todd kicks-off the show with a shout-out to Tech Guru Chris Wetmore for saving this week’s episode. Todd talks about the dismissal of three Nova Scotia election candidates due to old social media posts. He discusses the ousting of a N.S. senator for having had dinner with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. He comments on the RCMP trial in Moncton. He gives his thoughts on the Richard Valiquette sentencing in the drug-related death of a Saint John teen. And he closes the segment by talking about U.S. President Donald Trump’s latest shenanigans.

Talk radio host and political commentator Tasha Kheiriddin is on to discuss current events in the political spectrum. Huddle.today co-founders Allan Gates and Lisa Hansen joins us to talk about their new media venture.

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The Todd Veinotte Show (Episode 159)

May 14, 2017
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The first episode of the week starts off with a discussion about the commercialism behind events like “Mother’s Day” which degrade the true meaning of the day. He reacts to a story about the city of Ottawa’s decision to take down a controversial anti-abortion flag. He comments on CBSA’s decision to indefinitely close the port entry to Eastport Maine from Deer Island, N.B. due to the decrease in ferry traffic. He closes the segment by weighing in on U.S. President Donald Trump’s threats to end daily press briefings at the White House.

The Atlantic Director of the Canadian Taxpayers Federation Kevin Lacey joins us to discuss the Nova Scotia provincial elections. East Coast musician Mike Biggar is on to talk about his new album “Go All In”.

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The Todd Veinotte Show (Episode 158)

May 10, 2017
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The discussion starts-off with commentary on the flooding in the province of Quebec. Todd gives his thoughts on the firing of FBI Director James Comey. He talks about the Nova Scotia Tories promising the revival of the province’s film tax credit if elected. He comments on the Bridgewater, N.S. court case regarding the redistribution of intimate pictures among teens.

Comedian James Mullinger is on to discuss his act, his relocation to Atlantic Canada and the launch of his new magazine the Maritime Edit.

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The Todd Veinotte Show (Episode 157)

May 7, 2017
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Todd starts off the episode by tackling U.S. President Donald Trump’s recent steps towards appealing Obamacare. He comments on the Harjit Sajjan controversy concerning his role in Operation Medusa. He discusses Nova Scotia NDP Leader Gary Burrill’s election promise to which he would raise the minimum wage in the province to $15 per hour within 3 years if elected. He closes off the segment by discussing French immersion.

Vice-president of the New Brunswick and P.E.I. divisions of the Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters association Joel Richardson joins us to talk about the latest developments in the WorkSafeNB dispute in relation to increases in the compensation rates. University of Maine Political Science Professor Mark Brewer is on to discuss the new U.S. healthcare bill which sets up the dismissal of Obamacare.

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The Todd Veinotte Show (Episode 156)

May 3, 2017
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The mid-week episode starts off with commentary about the lost art of photography. Todd discusses Sidney Crosby’s latest concussion and whether or not he should call it a career. He talks about the celebrity facade surrounding the Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie divorce. He discusses the Nova Scotia Liberals’ promise on universal preschool for all if elected. And he closes-off the segment by reacting to Riverview, N.B. MLA Bruce Fitch’s apology after some sexist comments he made on social media.

In the interview segment, Tim Powers of Summa Strategies converses with Todd about Canadian politics. And author and columnist Mark Milke joins us to discuss his latest op-ed in the Financial Post called “Tallying up the bill for ‘green’ corporate welfare and its eye-popping cost”.

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The Todd Veinotte Show (Episode 155)

April 30, 2017
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With the Nova Scotia election in full swing, Todd begins the week by discussing the electoral machine and how little or no change occurs when everything is said and done. He comments on the protest brought forth by various labour groups in New Brunswick over the Employment Standards Act which exempts QMJHL players from being paid a minimum wage. He reacts to Nova Scotia’s class cap expansion in schools and the addition of 139 new teachers in the system. He discusses U.S. President Donald Trump’s comments when it comes to his first 100 days in office. And ends the segment by mentioning the media reaction to the viral #IamLinda clip that features an interaction between B.C. Liberal leader Christy Clark and a non-supporter.

Leader of the People's Alliance of New Brunswick, Kris Austin, joins us to talk about his party and how he would approach certain provincial portfolios. And Gerald Walsh of Gerald Walsh Associates Inc. is on to discuss how people can maximize their career potential.

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The Todd Veinotte Show (Episode 154)

April 26, 2017
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Right off the bat, Todd addresses Kevin O’Leary’s decision to drop-out of the Conservative leadership race and the effects it may have on Maxime Bernier’s bid. He comments on the awkward “breaking news story” about a woman perched on a crane in downtown Toronto. He reacts to a Prime Minister Justin Trudeau interview where he noted that his father used some legal connections to make some marijuana-related charges disappear for his late brother. He discusses the softwood lumber dispute with the U.S. And wraps-up the segment by commenting on the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Carleton University Business Professor Ian Lee talks to us about U.S. President Donald Trump’s recent trade actions against Canada. Vice-president of the New Brunswick and P.E.I. divisions of the Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters association Joel Richardson is on to talk about the meeting that took place on Wed. April 19, 2017 between WorkSafeNB and various stakeholders in relation to the rate hikes which have been plaguing N.B. employers since early 2017.

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The Todd Veinotte Show (Episode 153)

April 23, 2017
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Hockey’s on Todd’s mind as he kicks off the weekend show with commentary on the Montreal Canadians and the Toronto Maple Leafs. He continues last week’s discussion about the Canadian dairy industry with talk on how our US counterparts subsidize their milk and cheese industry. He comments on a transgendered inmate’s quest to be transferred to a women’s prison. He gives his thoughts on a recent incident that occurred on an American Airlines plane where an attendant was involved in an altercation with passengers. He closes the segment by talking about a Canadian scientist rally that took place over the weekend in support of their American counterparts.

Federal PC leadership candidate Maxime Bernier joins us to discuss his position on current political events involving Canada. TV personality and renovation expert Damon Bennett is on to talk about what he’s been up to since his departure from the popular reality TV series “Holmes Makes it Right”.

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The Todd Veinotte Show (Episode 152)

April 19, 2017
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Todd starts the episode by discussing celebrity culture and the suicide of former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez. He comments on the latest twist in the New Brunswick Liberals’ property tax scandal. He reacts to a CBC story about declining school enrolments across the province of New Brunswick. He discusses U.S. President Donald Trump’s Canadian dairy industry tirade. And then wraps up the segment by talking about the Toronto Maple Leafs and the sport of hockey in general.

Executive Director of the International Climate Science Coalition Tom Harris joins us to converse about climate change. East Coast Music Awards Executive Director Andy McLean is on to talk about the event which will be taking place in Saint John New Brunswick from April 26 to the 30.

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