The Todd Veinotte Show (Episode 177)

July 16, 2017
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Todd starts the show by discussing the Beatles and how their sound is the biblical template for modern music. He continues by talking about a story about transgendered athletes who feel thwarted in university sports. He reacts to the story that Sears Canada will be giving 9.2M in bonuses to key staff instead of paying severance to those who were laid-off. He talks about the Supreme Court of Canada’s decision not to review the Dennis Oland case. He ends the segment by discussing the appointment of Julie Payette as the Governor General of Canada.

Talk radio host and political commentator Tasha Kheiriddin joins us to discuss Canadian and U.S. politics. And Canadian pension reform advocate Bill Tufts is on to talk about the recent Bank of Canada interest hikes and gold plated pensions.

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The Todd Veinotte Show (Episode 176)

July 12, 2017
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In this episode, Todd discusses regional amalgamation and the difficulties behind moving forward with it. He talks about the political miscalculation behind the Omar Khadr settlement. He reacts to Sidney Crosby’s comments about the fact that he wasn’t paying attention when the media was questioning why he chose to continue to play following his latest concussion in the 2017 Stanley Cup playoffs. We discusses U.S. President Donald Trump and his continued attack on the media. He closes the segment by reading listener emails.

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The Todd Veinotte Show (Episode 175)

July 9, 2017
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The conversation about Omar Khadr continues as Todd discusses the optics behind Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s apology at the G20 summit, and the circumstances behind the monetary settlement. He talks about a Canadian transgendered parent’s fight to keep gender markers off health cards . He discusses the climate farce behind the announcement that the government of Nova Scotia’s decision to allow Lafarge Canada to burn tires as fuel. He closes the segment by discussing Saint John’s financial situation and the prospects that city officials may raise taxes.

Summa Strategies' Tim Powers is on to discuss various topics including the Omar Khadr settlement.

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The Todd Veinotte Show (Episode 174)

July 5, 2017
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Todd starts the show by reacting to the “Proud Boys” incident that occurred in Halifax on Canada Day. He comments on the recent developments in the Omar Khadr settlement / apology from the Canadian Government. He discusses the appointment of a federal climate ambassador. He ends the segment by talking about a road rage incident which recently took place in Nova Scotia.

The Chief of Staff for the Progressive Conservative Party of New Brunswick Dominic Cardy joins us to discuss provincial politics.

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The Todd Veinotte Show (Episode 173)

July 2, 2017
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The weekend episode begins with commentary on Canada Day and how some First Nations groups reacted to it. He discusses Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer’s comments regarding the addition of stickers on gas pumps displaying the origin of the oil to show support for the Energy East pipeline. He closes the segment by talking about the importance of online education.

Communications consultant and political commentator Gerry Nicholls is on the show to discuss various topics in the political sphere.

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The Todd Veinotte Show (Episode 172)

June 28, 2017
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Summer break is here and Todd takes the opportunity to comment on the teacher and MLA downtime. He discusses the heightened security measures on Parliament Hill Sat. for Canada’s 150th anniversary. He reacts to the auditor-general’s release of N.B. highest-paid doctors. He discusses the revelation that N.B.’s free second-language training for unemployed New Brunswick’s appears to be a failure. He closes the segment by discussing André Picard's opinion piece "We need to stop romanticizing alcohol".

CEO of the Fredericton Chamber of Commerce Krista Ross joins us to discuss various topics involving the organization. Tech Guru Chris Wetmore is also on to discuss cyber security.

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The Todd Veinotte Show (Episode 171)

June 25, 2017
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Todd reacts to a story about an oil tank explosion that killed 153 people in Pakistan. He continues the substance abuse discussion from past episodes by talking about the discovery that one of the most potent opioids may now be in Atlantic Canada. He talks about a CBC story where industry groups are unhappy with the federal government’s approach to encouraging healthier eating. He discusses the recent Phoenix payroll system protests that have occurred across the maritimes. He closes the segment by talking about Sears Canada and the reaction he received when he posted a commentary piece on Facebook.

Clinton Desveaux joins us to talk about his role in one of Atlantic Canada’s most interesting companies. Gerald Walsh of Gerald Walsh Associates Inc. is on to discuss various topics including how one could prepare themselves when applying for a new job.

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The Todd Veinotte Show (Episode 170)

June 21, 2017
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Todd begins the episode by discussing summer. He reacts to the recommendations made by a New Brunswick working group which outlines how they suggest the sale of marijuana should be handled in the province. He comments on the decision of the New Brunswick government to freeze property assessments in 2018 in the wake of a provincial election. He discusses the revelation that five of the Nova Scotia teachers who were sent to Hawaii in Jan. (on the taxpayers dime) are set to retire. He talks about a New Brunswick company’s decision to promise wages for female employees who choose to run in the 2018 election.

In the interview segment, Huddle editor Mark Leger is on the show to discuss current events in the province. OWL Magazine editor Kendra Brown joins us to discuss her publication and their Canada 150 national cover contest.

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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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