Episode 231 (01-21-2018)

January 21, 2018
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The show starts off with a reaction to the latest U.S. government shutdown. Todd comments on the future of the Saint John Santa Claus parade. He discusses the acquittal of the three former Montreal, Maine and Atlantic railway employees involved in the Lac-Mégantic disaster.

Global News video journalist Andrew Cromwell joins us to discuss provincial events. Saint John doctor Neil Young is on to talk about the fundraising efforts to build an amphitheatre at Camp Medley in Gagetown N.B. in honour of his son Jonathan.

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Episode 230 (01-17-2018)

January 17, 2018
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The show begins with a discussion about the media's obsession with labeling U.S. President Donald Trump is a racist. Todd reacts to the news that a reported hijab attack on an 11-year-old girl never occurred after it made national headlines days before. He discusses a situation where a women was taken advantage of at a funeral home following the death of her sister. He comments on a new story about two Mi’kmaq women and their RSVP to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to a nation-to-nation in Nova Scotia.

Communications consultant and political commentator Gerry Nicholls joins us to talk about current events. Saint John Councillor Ray Strowbridge is on to talk about the council’s decision to ask the province of N.B. to investigate amalgamation.

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Episode 229 (01-14-2018)

January 14, 2018
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Todd starts off the show by discussing the January thaw that took place late last week in parts of the East Coast. He talks about U.S. President Donald Trump’s comments on “shithole countries”. He reacts to a story about N.B. highway conditions. And he ends the segment by talking about the daycare agreement struck between the province of N.S. and the federal government.

In the interview segment, Carleton University Business Professor Ian Lee joins us to discuss the latest on the NAFTA negotiations.

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Episode 228

January 10, 2018
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Todd begins the show by discussing the extramural contract between the province of New Brunswick and Medavie, and what he thinks of the situation. He reacts to H&M’s insensitive ad. He talks about the recent comments about how Nova Scotia should reconsider its ban on shale gas fracking after the revelation that the province is sitting on billions of dollars of revenue. He closes the segment by discussing the plight of Nova Scotia parents as they struggle to get assistance from the government for her son who suffers from severe autism.

Summa Strategies' Tim Powers joins us to talk about various political topics. Columnist Barbara Kay joins us to give us her voice about current event news.

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Episode 227

January 7, 2018
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Right off the bat, Todd addresses the issues surrounding the minimum wage increases in Ontario. He discusses the story of how the Canadian military plans to screen soldiers for cannabis use. He talks about the pay day loan system and its rules. He closes the segment by reacting to a story about St. Stephen’s Junior A hockey team and the issues they face.

Progressive Conservative Party of New Brunswick Chief of Staff Dominic Cardy joins us to talk about the upcoming months leading to the next provincial election.

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Episode 226

January 3, 2018
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Todd starts off by discussing New Brunswick Premier Brian Gallant’s attacks on Conservative rival Blaine Higgs over his career at Irving Oil. He talks about the effects the minimum wage hikes across the country may have on the Canadian economy. He reacts to a story about the removal of asbestos at Nova Scotia Power plants.

Clinton Desveaux joins us to talk about his latest piece “Free the Beer, Free the People, Free Canada!

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Episode 225

December 31, 2017
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Todd begins the show by wishing everyone a happy new year. He continues by discussing the IIHF World Junior Championship. He talks about U.S. President Donald Trump and the power business has on politics.

CFIB President and CEO Dan Kelly is on to discuss 2017 business newsmakers. And St. Thomas University journalism professor Jan Wong joins us to talk about journalism in 2017 and some important news stories from year’s past.

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Episode 224

December 27, 2017
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Todd discusses the death of Toronto Maple Leafs legend Johnny Bower. He comments on the latest revelations about the Phoenix pay system. He reacts to the news that NSLC will continue to plan the sale of cannabis alongside alcohol despite concerns raised by health advocates.

In the interview segment, Carleton University Business Professor Ian Lee joins us to talk about about the business of marijuana. The Tech Guru, Chris Wetmore, is on to discuss the latest tech news.

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Episode 223

December 24, 2017
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In the opening segment, Todd discusses the ongoing issues with the Phoenix pay system. He talks about the proposed changes the governing New Brunswick Liberals are considering when it comes to annual testing for elderly school bus drivers. He closes the segment by talking about the sentencing of a 38 man who fled the country after killing his wife in 2007.

Michael Blais, president and founder of the Canadian Veterans Advocacy group, is on to talk about the new pension plan for disabled veterans. Spokesperson for the Friends of Canadian Broadcasting Ian Morrison joins us to discuss the recent “Hockey Night in Canada” deal between the CBC and Rogers.

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Episode 222

December 20, 2017
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Todd discusses the latest development in Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s trip to Aga Khan’s island. He reacts to a story about a New Brunswick elderly couple who were sent to different care homes after 69 years of marriage. He comments on the tougher regulations facing N.B. daycares. He closes the segment by talking about a Nova Scotia protester’s new build on private property.

University of Maine Political Science Professor Mark Brewer joins us to discuss the new U.S. tax bill that passed in the House and Senate.

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