The Todd Veinotte Show (Episode 197)

September 24, 2017
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The episode begins with a discussion about the Energy East pipeline as both the mayors of Saint John and Calgary reaffirm their support for the project. He talks about Nova Scotia’s decision to no longer require a referral from a physician in order to get a surgical abortion. Todd reacts to the announcement that the Golden State Warriors’ would not be visiting the White House following remarks made by players. He also talks about the war of words between the United States and North Korea. And he closes the segment with a discussion on the discovery that the Trudeau Liberals paid more than $2 million to a heading hunting firm as part of the process to hire a languages commissioner.

Carleton University Business Professor Ian Lee joins us to discuss Toys R’Us’ bankruptcy challenges.

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The Todd Veinotte Show (Episode 196)

September 20, 2017
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The discussion continuous in regards to the current natural disaster phenomena occurring on our continent. Todd talks about Nova Scotia’s plan to push a tougher attendance agenda in its school system. He reacts to the announcement that New Brunswick has signed multi-million dollar licensing deals with cannabis producers and in turn create a new Crown corporation to oversee the sale. He comments on the IWK expense scandal in Halifax Nova Scotia. He closes the segment by the talking about the province of New Brunswick’s decision to strengthen its enforcement of the Smoke-free Places Act.

Comedian James Mullinger returns to the show to discuss what has been going on with his life as he prepares for his second appearance in 2018 at Harbour Station in Saint John, N.B.

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The Todd Veinotte Show (Episode 195)

September 17, 2017
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The first episode of the week kicks-off with a reactionary bit on key points from a CBC story about the proposed tax changes for Canadian small businesses. Todd discusses the revelation that police services will not be ready for the proposed July 2018 legalization date for marijuana in Canada. He talks about a new survey that suggest Canadians have a generally positive impression of Muslims.

St. Thomas University journalism professor Jan Wong is on to discuss her new book “Apron Strings”.

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The Todd Veinotte Show (Episode 194)

September 13, 2017
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Todd starts the show by discussing the recent cruise ship activity that took place in Saint John, N.B. He comments on the financial impacts of both Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. He reacts to Saint John-Rothesay MP Wayne Long’s decision to oppose his government’s proposed tax change. He discuss the discovery that Liberal spending estimates are short $2.5-billion on infrastructure spending. He ends the segment by talking about the accidental death of an RCMP officer in N.B. after he stopped to help people stranded on the highway near Memramcook.

Don Mills of Corporate Research Associates joins us to discuss their latest poll which shows the N.B. Liberals clinging on their lead in New Brunswick.

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The Todd Veinotte Show (Episode 193)

September 10, 2017
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Todd begins the show by discussing the destruction left by Hurricane Irma as she goes through the Atlantic seaboard. He continues by talking about a new report from an Atlantic research group which suggests Canada should redefine our employment insurance system in order for it to encourage people to return to as soon as possible. He reacts to the latest New Brunswick property tax assessment scandal news. Todd also talks about the recent push to get red-light camera in various cities in the province of NB.

Communications consultant and political commentator Gerry Nicholls is on the show to talk about his latest column “Canada’s dual personality prime minister”.

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The Todd Veinotte Show (Episode 192)

September 6, 2017
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Hurricane Irma is on everyone’s mind and Todd takes the opportunity to discuss the situation and how we should respond. He reacts to New Brunswick Premier Brian Gallant’s decision to appoint himself minister for Saint John and southwest N.B. He talks about the City of Saint John’s financial warning regarding its finances.

Summa Strategies' Tim Powers is on to discuss Canadian politics. Clinton Desveaux explains to us how pizza will have a major impact on the global economy.

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The Todd Veinotte Show (Episode 191)

September 3, 2017
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The show begins with a conversation about the proposed small-business tax changes which Todd believes will break many entrepreneurs across Canada. He continues by discussing US President Donald Trump’s visit to Texas. He reacts to the return of four Canadian Forces personnel to active duty following a disruption of a Mi’kmaw ceremony in Halifax, NS on July 1. He closes the segment by discussing Brunswick News’ decision to enter the package delivery business for Amazon Canada.

Leader of the People's Alliance of New Brunswick, Kris Austin, joins us to talk about his party and their views when it comes to certain provincial topics leading up to next year’s election. Tech Guru Chris Wetmore is also on to discuss all things tech.

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The Todd Veinotte Show (Episode 190)

August 30, 2017
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The podcast begins with commentary about the individual prospects of someone donating to a charitable organization versus gambling expenditures. Todd continues by discusses the devastating impacts of Tropical Storm Harvey in the state of Texas. He also reacts to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s visit to New Brunswick and the announcement of federal funding for early child-care services in the province. He talks about the sixth ATV related death during the past month in Atlantic Canada. Oh, and did you know coffee is good for you!

Peter Logan, a partner at the accounting firm Teed Saunders Doyle, is on to discuss the proposed tax changes presented by federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau.

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The Todd Veinotte Show (Episode 189)

August 27, 2017
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The show begins with commentary on the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. He discusses the controversy surrounding Canada’s first prime minister, Sir John A. Macdonald. He reacts to Sen. Mike Duffy’s decision to sue the Senate and the RCMP. He talks about the financial challenges New Brunswick is having with the waves of Syrian refugees entering the school system. He comments on the arrests of 10 people in N.S. following raids of dispensaries. He comments on the fallout from the Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather bout. He talks about U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to pardon ex-Sheriff Joe Arpaio. He ends the segment by discussing a website selling Remembrance day products for profit.

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The Todd Veinotte Show (Episode 188)

August 23, 2017
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In the opening segment, Todd discusses the Globe and Mail’s decision to end their print edition in the Maritimes. He reacts to a story about a Lunenburg businessman’s decision to drop his investments and leave the community due to red tape delays with his projects. He ends the segment by commenting on a CBC story about politicians posing for the camera during crisis situations.

University of Maine Political Science Professor Mark Brewer joins us to talk about US politics.

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