The Todd Veinotte Show (Episode 169)

June 18, 2017
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The weekend edition of the Todd Veinotte Show begins with a discussion about a story concerning a New Brunswick doctor’s office with a defamatory and racist note about Natives. Todd reacts to a story about the Federal Liberals’ decision to extend the lifespan of four naval submarines to 2030. He discusses Federal MP Scott Brison’s decision to point a finger at IBM for its troubled Phoenix pay system. He closes the segment by commenting on a new program targeting inclusiveness.

Carleton University Business Professor Ian Lee joins us to discuss Sears Canada’s future. Nature Conservancy of Canada’s Andrew Holland is on to talk about the organization and their upcoming projects.

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The Todd Veinotte Show (Episode 168)

June 14, 2017
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Todd kicks-off the show by discussing aspartame and the misconceptions behind it. He talks about the Pittsburgh Penguins’ 2017 Stanley Cup win and the Mario Lemieux vs Sidney Crosby “who’s better?” debate. He comments on the shootings in the U.S. where Republican lawmakers were targets. He reacts to the news that Sears is hurting financially and the fact that the Opportunities NB CEO continues to pursue the cause. He closes the segment with a discussion on the revelation that more than a dozen PMO staffers earn at least $150,000 a year.

University of Maine Political Science Professor Mark Brewer is on to discuss U.S. politics and the shootings at a charity baseball game in Alexandria Virginia where Republicans were the target. Josh Freed is on to talk about his upcoming documentary “The Taming of the Queue” which airs Sunday June 18 at 10:00 p.m. Atlantic Time on the Documentary Channel.

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The Todd Veinotte Show (Episode 167)

June 11, 2017
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Todd begins the show by discussing the appearance of two strong drugs in Winnipeg. He continues by discussing the James Comey testimony. He reacts on a story about New Brunswick doctors wanting recreational marijuana not to be sold in liquor stores. He comments on the revelation that hundreds of plastic JDI tree planters were found dumped in a forest. He discusses Health Canada’s consideration on a ban on junk food ads aimed at children and teens.

The Atlantic Director of the Canadian Taxpayers Federation Kevin Lacey joins us to discuss various topics including the provincial election in Nova Scotia. Summa Strategies' Tim Powers is also on to talk about James Comey’s testimony and Federal Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer.

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The Todd Veinotte Show (Episode 166)

June 7, 2017
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Todd starts the show by discussing former FBI director James Comey’s remarks one day before he is scheduled to appear in front of the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee. He talks about the media and it’s portrayal of certain topics.  He reacts to Kevin O’Leary’s comments calling for a Conservative Party digital ballot recount. He gives his thoughts on Andrew Scheer and his prospects of become the next Prime Minister of Canada as leader of the Federal Conservative Party. Todd talks about the Federal Government’s decision to increase defence spending considerably. He closes the segment by discussing the Nova Scotia election results.

New Brunswick's Progressive Conservative leader Blaine Higgs is on to talk about the latest developments in the N.B. property tax scandal. Open Media Communications Manager Meghan Sali joins us to discuss Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains recent comments asking the CRTC to reconsider opening Canada’s wireless market to affordable wi-fi based mobile providers.

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The Todd Veinotte Show (Episode 165)

June 4, 2017
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The weekend show begins with commentary on the attacks which took place yesterday on the iconic London Bridge. Todd discusses the Tiger Woods incident in Florida. He reacts to Kathy Griffin press conference after she posted a picture of herself with a “beheaded” Trump earlier in the week.

Longtime Conservative activist Clinton Desveaux is on to discuss the controversy behind the results of the Conservative Leadership ballot. Canadian pension reform advocate Bill Tufts talks to us about why he thinks foreign influences in our election system is problematic.

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The Todd Veinotte Show (Episode 164)

May 31, 2017
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This week, an all music edition of the Todd Veinotte Show. In this episode Todd discusses music and plays a few songs from his repertoire. An amazing episode you’ll maybe want to keep when everything’s said and done.

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The Todd Veinotte Show (Episode 163)

May 28, 2017
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Out of the gate, he discusses the Ottawa Senators and the Pittsburgh Penguins conference final. He briefly talks about the Conservative leadership race and how he will comment on the results later in the week. He reacts to Nigel Wright’s “slap on the wrist” by the ethics commissioner. He talks about U.S. President Donald Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner’s investigation regrading his alleged collusion with Russia. He closes the segment by talking about Hillary Clinton.

President of Canadians for Affordable Energy and former Federal MP John Williamson is on to talk about the upcoming carbon tax and the future of pipelines in the country. Columnist Barbara Kay joins us to discuss her May 23, 2017 column in the National Post titled “A lone academic dares to challenge accepted narratives about Canada’s residential school system”.

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The Todd Veinotte Show (Episode 162)

May 24, 2017
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Todd addresses the Manchester terror attack that occurred on Monday May 22, 2017 which killed 22 people including children. He discusses New Brunswick musician Matt Andersen’s decision to go ahead with a concert in Manchester U.K. on Wed. May 24. He reacts to a recent revelation that the price tag for fixing the problematic Phoenix pay system has risen to approximately $402 million. He comments on the new TD call centre that will be opening in Moncton following a corporate welfare handout. He closes the segment by discussing P.K. Subban and his success in Nashville.

Sierra Club Canada Director Gretchen Fitzgerald joins us to discuss Environment Minister Catherine McKenna’s recent statement that “Pollution isn’t free”. Local 107.3 FM station manager Brian Cleveland talks to us about the 2017 Best of Saint John Music Awards.

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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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