Episode 212

November 15, 2017
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In the opening segment, Todd discusses the 56 lawsuits against the Catholic Church for alleged sexual abuse in New Brunswick. He talks about Saint John Mayor Don Darling’s warning that the city is facing major cuts as it heads into arbitration with both police and fire unions.

Carleton University Business Professor Ian Lee joins us to talk about the fiscal problems facing Europe and potentially Canadian provinces in the maritimes.

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Episode 211

November 12, 2017
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Todd starts the show by announcing the return of the “The Todd Veinotte Show” to terrestrial radio (on Local 107.3FM in Saint John N.B.). He talks about the role of Remembrance Day and how we should start to transition to remembering veterans who’ve served in more recent military campaigns. He reacts to U.S. President Donald Trump’s comments surrounding Russian President Vladimir Putin’s election meddling denial. He comments on the allegations that George Takei sexually assaulted a model in 1981. He closes the segment by talking about NB Liquor’s “D” score on a liquor policy report card due to outdated policies.

Communications consultant and political commentator Gerry Nicholls joins us to discuss Canadian politics.

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Episode 210

November 8, 2017
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The episode begins with a discussion about desensitization in the wake of the Texas church shootings. He reacts to the Canadian Broadcast Standards Council ruling that the f-word can be used in French broadcasts. He comments on the Paradise Papers and the Royal Family’s involvement. He ends the segment by talking about the criticism surrounding the HRM crosswalk safety campaign.

The Atlantic Director of the Canadian Taxpayers Federation Kevin Lacey joins us to talk about the latest developments in the New Brunswick property tax scandal.

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Episode 209

November 5, 2017
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Todd starts off the show by commenting on New Brunswick Liberal MLA Donald Arsenault’s resignation. He talks about the new punitive duties facing the forestry industry in N.B. and JDI’s reaction to it. He discusses Governor General Julie Payette’s controversial speech at the Canadian Science Policy Convention earlier this week. He comments on the World Series win by the Houston Astros. He talks about the return of the foreign-trained assessments returning to Dalhousie University in Nova Scotia. He discusses the war of words been Alberta Premier Rachel Notley and United Conservative Party leader Jason Kenney. He comments on a military judge’s decision that sees former U.S. soldier Bowe Bergdahl escape a prison sentence for deserting his comrades in Afghanistan.

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Episode 208

November 1, 2017
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Todd comments on the New York terror attack that took place on Oct. 31, 2017.  He discusses the indictments from U.S. President Donald Trump inner circle. He talks about Jamie Baillie’s decision to step down as the leader of Nova Scotia’s Progressive Conservative party. He reacts to New Brunswick Premier Brian Gallant’s statement against the chemo hospital cuts scheduled to happen in Grand Falls and Saint-Quentin

Tech Guru Chris Wetmore is on the show to discuss technology. And Glen Swarnadhipathi, station manager at Local 107.3FM in Saint John N.B., joins us to talk about the station and their current FunDrive fund raiser event. 

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Episode 207

October 29, 2017
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The conversation begins with a discussion about the life distractions we have when we should perhaps be focusing on more important things. Todd talks about high school football and the realities behind the sport after another game was forfeited in Atlantic Canada due to injury. He also comments on the overhype surrounding the NFL. He reacts to the groping accusations that have come out towards former U.S. president George H.W. Bush. He ends the segment by commenting on the news that Irving Oil has been ordered to pay $4 million for offences under the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act following the Lac Mégantic tragedy in Quebec.

OpenMedia.org contributor and Digital Rights Specialist Katy Anderson joins us to talk about Bell’s latest attempt to censor the internet. Clinton Desveaux is also on the show to discuss his latest piece, “What Killed the Energy East Pipeline?”.

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Episode 206

October 25, 2017
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Todd reacts to New Brunswick Premier Brian Gallant’s election speculation gaffe following his visit to the lieutenant-governor on Monday. He discusses Liberal MLA Donald Arseneault’s new job as an Ottawa based lobbyist. He comments on the news of NB Liquor taking over on the sale of recreational cannabis in the province. He closes the segment by talking about the “white supremacy” accusations against Dalhousie University following a discussion about campus diversity.

President of Canadians for Affordable Energy and former Federal MP John Williamson joins us to discuss the upcoming carbon tax.

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Episode 205

October 22, 2017
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Todd begins the show by discussing Premier Brian Gallant’s Monday visit to the lieutenant-governor on Monday which may end-up being an early election call. He also talks about the news that Nova Scotia’s auditor general will be reviewing the province’s Workers’ Compensation Board. He reacts to the Nova Scotia government’s decision to address the suffering from the institutional racism that took place in a former Halifax-area orphanage.

Peter Logan, a partner at the accounting firm Teed Saunders Doyle, is on to discuss the latest developments in the proposed tax changes to small businesses in Canada.

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The Todd Veinotte Show (Episode 204)

October 18, 2017
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Todd begins the show by commenting on the passing of “The Tragically Hip” frontman Gord Downie. He also discusses the death of John Dunsworth of “Trailer Park Boys” fame. He talks about the Dalhousie University homecoming fiasco that occurred in Halifax on Sat. He discusses the Airbus and Bombardier partnership which will see the later take a majority ownership in the development of its CSeries planes.

Columnist Barbara Kay joins us to talk about her latest National Post column titled “The TDSB steps on another politically correct landmine”.

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The Todd Veinotte Show (Episode 203)

October 15, 2017
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Todd begins the show with a discussion on health care spending following a CBC story in which a national public health organization stated it had “serious concerns” about the recent changes N.B. made to its health care system. He talks about NB Power’s potential solar power rental strategy. He reacts to a recent report that states that Saint John property taxes could be lowered in the city if heavy industry paid more. He ends the segment by discussing baseball.

Communications consultant and political commentator Gerry Nicholls joins us to talk about Canadian politics. Carleton University Business Professor Ian Lee is on to discuss the demise of Sears Canada.

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