Nick @ Night! Live
September 6th, 201409/05/14
As the people in show business would say, we have a full house for tonight's show! Sheila Perry from Rideau-Rockliffe and Guy Annable from College Ward all stop by the studio in Hour 1. In Hour 2, you'll get to hear from mayoral candidate Darren W....
August 31st, 2014
Andrew Modray from Ward 2 (Innes) stops by to explain why you should vote for him come October. He will be here from 8 to 8:30. Marc Belisle from Ward 19 (Cumberland) closes out the first hour. Tonight's Answering the Call feature is Rod Dearing.
August 30th, 2014
Jonathan Mark, Bruce Faulkner and Dan Scharf share one thing in common: They WANT your vote. One by one, you will get to hear their voices. Dan from Rideau-Goulbourn kicks things off from 8 to 8:30, Bruce from Osgoode follows up from nine to 9:30 and...
August 24th, 2014
Jevone Nicholas, who is running for office in Rideau-Rockliffe, is here from 8 to 8:30. Mayoral candidate Mike Maguire is next up from 8:30 to nine. In Hour 2, it's all about the listeners! Sgt. Michael Denine is the subject of tonight's Answering the...
August 23rd, 2014
Matt Muirhead, who is running for Kanata North, stops by the Hal Anthony studio from 8:30 to 9. It is part of Nick's Municipal Meet and Greet, which will run until election day. In the second hour, it is open line, open topic! Answering the Call for...
August 17th, 2014
Last night, it was raw milk that stole the show. Tonight, it was a topic that bothers so many here in Ottawa: bilingualism. More on that subject in the 1st hour. And later, Nick delves into the story about Thomas the Tank Engine and why he might be...
August 16th, 2014
The topic of raw milk is spoiled silly during tonight's show. See what I did there? In the second hour, we discuss other subjects, such as the Ontario P.C.'s, Sue Sherring's candidacy and Justin Trudeau. Answering the Call for this Saturday is Robert...
August 10th, 2014
Hamas and Israel have agreed to another 72-hour cease-fire. How long will this one last? We take your calls throughout the program, and we also welcome your thoughts on U.S. President Barack Obama and Iraq. Before we get to that, Nick speaks to Ted...
August 9th, 2014
Due to tonight's Ottawa Fury FC game, this broadcast began an hour behind schedule, but that's okay because Nick is on the air until the 11 o'clock News and it is open line, open topic. Don't be shy now! Give us a shout at 521-8255 or 1-800-580-CFRA....
August 3rd, 2014
Once again, the United Nations strikes the wrong cord with Nick Vandergragt. He explains in the first hour and welcomes your thoughts. In Hour 2, we switch gears and tackle transparency at Ottawa City Hall. Answering the Call this Sunday evening is...
August 2nd, 2014
Due to the Ottawa Fury game, this podcast was pushed back 15 minutes, but the show must go on! Tonight, Nick talks about transparency at City Hall, JFK's legendary speech that you need to hear and Redford's troubles. In honour of tonight's CFL game...
July 27th, 2014
We have a trifecta of Canadians headlining this Sunday's edition of Answering the Call. You will hear that straight after the nine o'clock News. You will also get to hear Tom Harris, our special guest for Hour 2. But first, fresh off his night of...
July 20th, 2014
We've got a great first hour for you to listen to! In-studio from 8 to 9 are former Ottawa Mayor Larry O'Brien and College Ward councilor Rick Chiarelli. Claire Lopez couldn't make the show but that's okay. That gives you more time to talk to Nick in...
July 19th, 2014
Tonight's show features several topics, including the Malaysian airliner that was allegedly shot down at the Russian border. We also discuss downtown parking, the green bin audit, city bylaws and a look-ahead to Sunday's program, which features a ton...
July 13th, 2014
Where exactly do you stand on all of this unrelenting bloodshed between Israel and Palestine? How long until all of this hatred subsides? Nick has his say and takes your calls in Hour 1. Also on the list of topics are Prime Minister Harper, the snitch...
July 12th, 2014
Nick breaks down Wednesday's Orga World audit and talks to a British-based hydro worker just after 8:30. Perhaps he can give Ontario some advice on how to manage electricity. The callers just keep on coming in Hour 2 and so does Nick's music picks....
July 6th, 2014
Nick starts off tonight's show by re-addressing Obama's place in American politics. Later in the program, we discuss the 1-year anniversary of the Lac-Megantic trail derailment and the Men's Hockey fiasco at the University of Ottawa. Answering the...
July 5th, 2014
Do you think we will see any major revelations in the Orga World audit? In other words, do you expect any surprises? Nick poses the question a few days after an independant arbitrator ruled in the city's favour against Orga World. Also on the list of...
July 1st, 2014
It's Canada Day everybody! Do you know what that means? It is time for Nick Vandergragt's annual Canada Day special! It involves lots of stories and tons of Canadian tunes from some very popular homegrown talent. So sit back, take a deep breath and...
June 29th, 2014
With the 2014 Canada Day long weekend in full swing, the fine folks at 580 CFRA have dug up some tunes for your listening pleasure. As usual, Nick's got some interesting stories lined up for tonight's show, including OC Transpo fares, the Ontario...
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