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The Scott Thompson Show, heard weekdays 12PM - 3PM EST on AM900 CHML. Learn more about the show and read Scott's blog posts at 900chml.com

The Scott Thompson Show, heard weekdays 12PM - 3PM EST on AM900 CHML. Learn more about the show and read Scott's blog posts at 900chml.com
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Hamilton, ON

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Curiouscast

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The Scott Thompson Show, heard weekdays 12PM - 3PM EST on AM900 CHML. Learn more about the show and read Scott's blog posts at 900chml.com

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English

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875 Main Street West Hamilton, ON L8S 4R1 (905) 645-3221


Episodes

Queens Park scuffle, Mayor in the chair, And Bernardo appeal denied

10/18/2018
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Does the allegations by MPP Skelly of NDP leader Andrea Horwath speak volumes about the culture and decorum at Queen’s Park? ALSO: Hudson’s Bay removes ‘Make Canada Great Again’ hat. Guest - Elissa Freeman. Public Relations Consultant, Huffington Post, Canada.com and PR Daily Call Scott Thompson wants to chat with the two front runners in the municipal election. We’ve reached out to Vito Sgro and Fred Eisenberger and Fred joins Scott today. On the docket for discussion? Marijuana...

Duration:00:56:49

Fred Eisenberger joins Scott to talk about the upcoming election

10/18/2018
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Scott Thompson wants to chat with the two front runners in the municipal election. We’ve reached out to Vito Sgro and Fred Eisenberger and Fred joins Scott today. On the docket for discussion? Marijuana legalization, affordable housing in the city and LRT. Guest - Fred Eisenberger, Mayor, City of Hamilton

Duration:00:04:14

Legal weed, Bernardo parole hearing, And police back in Pride

10/17/2018
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It’s official! Cannabis is now legal in Canada! The first sale occurred at St. John’s, Newfoundland this morning. What now? Guest - Dan Malleck. Health Sciences Professor, Brock University. Author: Try to Control Yourself: The regulation of public drinking in post prohibition Ontario Paul Bernardo is going to a parole hearing today after spending 25 years in prison for the deaths of Leslie Mahaffy and Kristen French. Guest - Ari Goldkind, Toronto Defence Lawyer Pride Toronto has decided...

Duration:00:48:29

Weed is legal!

10/17/2018
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It’s official! Cannabis is now legal in Canada! The first sale occurred at St. John’s, Newfoundland this morning. What now? Guest - Dan Malleck. Health Sciences Professor, Brock University. Author: Try to Control Yourself: The regulation of public drinking in post prohibition Ontario

Duration:00:05:33

Legal weed tomorrow, Clinton defense, And postal code discrimination

10/16/2018
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It’s legalization eve! Cannabis becomes legal tomorrow. Scott chats with a local company (that just received it’s medical sales license) that has one office based in Ancaster in regards to legalization and where their company goes once it’s legal. Guest - Brian Athaide, The Green Organic Dutchman Holdings Ltd In an interview, Hillary Clinton said that Bill’s Affair with an intern in her twenties wasn’t abuse of power. In the era of #MeToo, is this even an appropriate answer? Guest -...

Duration:00:45:19

Marijuana will be legal tomorrow

10/16/2018
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It’s legalization eve! Cannabis becomes legal tomorrow. Scott chats with a local company (that just received it’s medical sales license) that has one office based in Ancaster in regards to legalization and where their company goes once it’s legal. Guest - Brian Athaide, The Green Organic Dutchman Holdings Ltd

Duration:00:05:14

Sears files for bankruptcy, could Scheer have negotiated a better free trade agreement? & 10 years since Teenage Head singer passed away

10/15/2018
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U.S. Sears has filed for a Chapter 11 bankruptcy. What does this mean for the American big box store? Is it done for? Guest: Bruce Winder, Retail Expert, Speaker, Consultant, Professor and Entrepreneur & Guest: Michael Veall, Professor with the Department of Economics at McMaster University - Conservative Party leader Andrew Scheer says that he would have done a better job when negotiating NAFTA and would have gotten a better deal. Guest: Christo Aivalis, Social Sciences and humanities...

Duration:00:49:20

How can parents prepare for their kids' questions about legal marijuana?

10/15/2018
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Hamilton Health Sciences will be hosting a Facebook Live event this evening to answer parents' questions when it comes to marijuana and their children. Are we truly ready for cannabis legalization? Guest: Dr. Christina Grant, pediatrician at Hamilton Health Sciences, specializes in adolescent health (Photo: Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press)

Duration:00:15:40

Stopping steel imports, Trump meets Kanye, And LRT debate.... again

10/12/2018
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Canada has introduced new surtaxes onto steel imports to stop any influx. Guest - Marvin Ryder. Business Professor, DeGroote School of Business, McMaster University. When Trump Meets Kanye! The rapper went to the White House yesterday (as did Kid Rock??) and met with the US President. But who actually gains from this visit? Guest - Elissa Freeman. Public Relations Consultant, Huffington Post, Canada.com and PR Daily With the back and forth between the mayor and one of the mayoral...

Duration:00:51:41

When will the LRT debate end?

10/12/2018
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With the back and forth between the mayor and one of the mayoral candidates, an MPP has released a statement on the LRT issue to reclarify the stance of the Ontario government. Is a statement going to really stop this debate? Guest - Peter Graefe. Professor of Political Science, McMaster University

Duration:00:05:28

Economic warning, No motorcycle helmets, And space disaster averted

10/11/2018
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An economic advisory is warning that an economic slowdown is on the horizon. What does that mean for Canadians? Guest - Craig Alexander, Partner & Chief Economist, Deloitte. Yesterday, the Doug Ford government announced they’ll be giving an exemption to Sikhs when it comes to wearing a helmet. But Scott is wondering, will it affect insurance rates? Guest - Peter Karageorgos, Director of Consumer and Industry Relations, Insurance Bureau of Canada Two astronauts are safe after the Soyuz...

Duration:00:54:59

Sikhs will be exempt from wearing motorcycle helmets

10/11/2018
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Yesterday, the Doug Ford government announced they’ll be giving an exemption to Sikhs when it comes to wearing a helmet. But Scott is wondering, will it affect insurance rates? Guest - Peter Karageorgos, Director of Consumer and Industry Relations, Insurance Bureau of Canada

Duration:00:06:02

Could economic hardship be on the horizon?

10/11/2018
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An economic advisory is warning that an economic slowdown is on the horizon. What does that mean for Canadians? Guest - Craig Alexander, Partner & Chief Economist, Deloitte

Duration:00:05:06

Gun crime, Cannabis in the workplace, And refinery explosion update

10/10/2018
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According to a local newspaper, two thirds of gun crime in Hamilton has gone unsolved. Guest - Jooyoung Lee, Associate Professor of Sociology, at University of Toronto. Gun violence expert Toronto Police have announced their employee cannabis police and the expectation is that officers will be free from cannabis for 28 days before reporting for duty. Guest - Matthew Dewar, partner at Levitt LLP Will the Irving Refinery explosion in Saint John’s this week affect gas prices? Guest -...

Duration:00:54:07

Why is gun crime hard to solve?

10/10/2018
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According to a local newspaper, two thirds of gun crime in Hamilton has gone unsolved. Guest - Jooyoung Lee, Associate Professor of Sociology, at University of Toronto. Gun violence expert

Duration:00:04:56

Kavanaugh sworn in, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, And the LRT is not a streetcar

10/9/2018
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On Saturday, Brett Kavanaugh was moved forward and sworn in as a new Supreme Court Justice in the US. What’s the fall out been? ALSO: Nikki Haley has resigned as US ambassador. Guest - Claire Finkelstein, Algernon Biddle Professor of Law and Professor of Philosophy, University of Pennsylvania Law School The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominees are out. Who’s listed? Guest - Eric Alper, Publicist I Music Commentator I Content Creator I Shameless Idealist Despite being close to shovels in...

Duration:00:52:22

Why do people still think the LRT is a streetcar?

10/9/2018
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Despite being close to shovels in the ground there is still a vocal opposition to the LRT project in Hamilton. Guest - Ryan McGreal, editor of Raise the Hammer

Duration:00:06:04

An update from the oil refinery fire in New Brunswick

10/9/2018
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What’s the latest in the oil refinery fire in New Brunswick. The mayor in Saint John wants to have focused industry talks after this incident. Guest - Andrew Cromwell, Digital Broadcast Journalist, Global News

Duration:00:04:54

What is next for Kavanaugh? & Will more provinces reject the federal carbon tax?

10/5/2018
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What comes next for Kavanaugh? Michael Taube and Scott discuss what can reasonably be expected in the near future, and what would happen if Brett Kavanaugh became a United States Supreme Court Justice. Guest: Michael Taube, Troy Media syndicated, columnist, and Washington Times contributor - The number of provinces rejecting the carbon tax plan is up to three but New Brunswick’s potential premier says that they’d be removing the tax as well. And then Christo Aivalis joins Scott to talk...

Duration:00:54:37

Russian military intelligence officers accused of hacking Canadian agencies

10/5/2018
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Officers of Russia’s military intelligence unit have been accused of mounting a cyber attack on agencies from around the world, including Canada. The hacking of the CCES and World Anti Doping Agency in Montreal shocked the companies. The RCMP won’t say if Russian operatives were active on Canadian soil. Daniel Tobok, CEO, Cytelligence Inc. expert on cyber security

Duration:00:07:26