The Todd Veinotte Show (Episode 179)

July 23, 2017
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The show begins with a discussion about the contradicting optics that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau gives when he participates in a Pride parade and then demonstrates his support and understanding of the Muslim community, who in turn, are against such behaviour. Todd continues on the subject matter by reacting to the transfer of a transgendered inmate to a women’s correctional facility. He also talks about the resignation of U.S. White House press secretary Sean Spicer. And ends the segment by giving his thoughts on the language-related complaint against Fredericton police and how it was reported by the CBC.

Communications consultant and political commentator Gerry Nicholls joins us to talk about his July 17, 2017 Toronto Sun column “Trudeau, the media and the kumquat principle”.

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The Todd Veinotte Show (Episode 178)

July 19, 2017
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Todd answers an age old question by explaining why he loves the New York Yankees. He discusses Nova Scotia’s decision to offer free naloxone kits in pharmacies by Sept. 1 to counter opioid overdoses. He talks about the increased security screening on U.S.-bound flights from Canada. He closes his segment by giving his thoughts regarding the controversial Edward Cornwallis statue in Halifax.

Open Media Communications Manager Meghan Sali joins us to discuss the revelation that U.S. President Donald Trump may target Canadian telecomm rules in the upcoming NAFTA trade talks.

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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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