The Todd Veinotte Show (Episode 187)

August 20, 2017
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Todd kicks-off the show by discussing far-right news such as the Rebel Media and Breitbart News in the aftermath of the Barbara Kay interview from the last episode. He reminisces on the “Battle of Dieppe” on the anniversary of the event. He talks about Steve Bannon’s ouster from the White House. He closes the segment by discussing the discovery of fecal matter in Lunenburg harbour.

CEO of the Fredericton Chamber of Commerce Krista Ross joins us to discuss a recent chamber commentary piece that was published on huddle.today.

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The Todd Veinotte Show (Episode 186)

August 16, 2017
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Todd begins the show by talking about the solidarity gathering against racism that occurred in a Halifax park near the statue of city founder Edward Cornwallis on Tuesday. He continues by reacting to U.S. President Donald Trump’s comments in the aftermath of the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia over the weekend. He discusses Saint John Mayor Don Darling’s reaction to trolls on social media after he wrote about participating in the city’s Pride parade. He comments on Doctor Adam Stewart’s opinion piece on the Huffington Post called “Canadian Doctors Like Me Are Starting to Look for the Exit”. He ends the segment by talking about donations to non-governmental organizations like the Red Cross.

Columnist Barbara Kay joins us to talk about why she chose to leave The Rebel Media.

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The Todd Veinotte Show (Episode 185)

August 13, 2017
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The conversation about the whale deaths in the Gulf of St. Lawrence continues as Ottawa indicated it will force ships to slow down to prevent further deaths. Todd discusses JDI’s decision to build a plant in the United States. He talks about the announcement of Jennifer McKenzie as the leader of the New Brunswick NDP. Todd talks about a push by Canadian doctors who are calling on the federal government to make regulation compelling drug companies to reveal their payments to the medical community. He closes the segment by discussing a Vancouver home owners decision not to allow a gay couple to rent a room due to her Christian values.

Communications consultant and political commentator Gerry Nicholls joins us to discuss the departure of Brad Wall among other Canadian political stories.

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The Todd Veinotte Show (Episode 184)

August 9, 2017
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Toilet paper is on Todd’s mind as he discusses the toilet paper issue at a special care home in Moncton, N.B. He continues by reacting to a Nova Scotia story regarding the “arbitrary” powers police have to lock people up for drunkenness. Todd has a “Don Cherry” moment as he talks about a CBC Nova Scotia story titled “Don’t shorten trap ropes to prevent whale deaths, fishermen urge”. He continues on the whale subject by commentating on a whale-watching incident that occurred near Victoria B.C.

The Atlantic Director of the Canadian Taxpayers Federation Kevin Lacey joins us to discuss various topics including the ongoing Bluenose II saga.

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The Todd Veinotte Show (Episode 183)

August 6, 2017
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Todd starts the show by discussing the wireless apocalypse that took place in Atlantic Canada on Friday Aug. 4, 2017. He talks about Kelly Crowe’s opinion piece “Another look at obesity: It’s not simply about eating too much” on CBC.ca. He reacts to a story about a far-right group in Quebec asking for compensation and an apology for alleged discrimination based on political views after the city of Rimouski attempted to ban an event by the group. He comments on the opening of a new after hours club in Saint John N.B. He discusses the Canadian government’s decision to take action when it comes to the dying wales in the Gulf of Saint Lawrence

Spokesperson for Working Canadians Catherine Swift joins us to discuss the Canadian economy.

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The Todd Veinotte Show (Episode 182)

August 2, 2017
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The show begins with a discussion about Terry Glavin’s National Post op-ed “If Trudeau is the free world’s last hope, the free world is doomed”. Todd comments on U.S. President Donald Trump’s response to the jailing of Venezuela’s two opposing political party members.  He reacts to a news story regarding the urgency for New Brunswick to share its carbon price plans. He closes the segment by talking about a Financial Post opinion piece regarding the $15 minimum wage increase.

Stop Spraying New Brunswick's Doctor Caroline Lubbe-D'Arcy joins us to talk about the "Alliance to Stop Spraying NB" and why they oppose the use of herbicides.

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The Todd Veinotte Show (Episode 181)

July 30, 2017
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Todd begins the episode by discussing his weekend trip to Prince Edward Island. He reacts to a story about Fundy Fringe performers who were recent targets of vandalism due to Islamophobia. He gives his thoughts on the possibility of giving prisoners access to laptops, tablets and internet throughout prisons in Canada. He closes the segment by discussing Boiestown New Brunswick’s push to get the provincial government to take action to prevent moose collisions.

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

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The Todd Veinotte Show (Episode 180)

July 26, 2017
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Todd kicks off the show by talking about Petronas’ decision to scrap their $36-billion Pacific NorthWest liquefied natural gas (LNG) maga-project in British Columbia. He reacts to the revelation that Mexico built 16% more cars in the first half of 2017 than it did in the first six months of 2016. He talks about New Brunswick’s second to last ranking in Canada when it comes to nature protection. The Phoenix payroll system nightmares continue for public sector employees as it was revealed that Ottawa is now rejecting many expense claims from those affected.

Carleton University Business Professor Ian Lee is on to discuss the cancellation of the Pacific NorthWest liquefied natural gas project that was planned for British Columbia, and the effects it will have across the country.

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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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