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Dedicated to the issues that matter to Ontarians with the leaders who make the decisions. Hosted by veteran journalist Alan Carter, it’s the place where newsmakers and influencers come to tell their stories. Cheeky and a little daring, it’s a podcast that promises to never ask how often you floss.

Dedicated to the issues that matter to Ontarians with the leaders who make the decisions. Hosted by veteran journalist Alan Carter, it’s the place where newsmakers and influencers come to tell their stories. Cheeky and a little daring, it’s a podcast that promises to never ask how often you floss.

Location:

Canada

Description:

Dedicated to the issues that matter to Ontarians with the leaders who make the decisions. Hosted by veteran journalist Alan Carter, it’s the place where newsmakers and influencers come to tell their stories. Cheeky and a little daring, it’s a podcast that promises to never ask how often you floss.

Twitter:

@am640

Language:

English


Episodes

A second wave, mouthwash covid tests, and Rosh Hashanah

9/18/2020
Alan's Angle on a second wave of covid in Ontario, Dr. Matthew Oughton joins Alan to discuss rapid testing and a new mouthwash covid test in BC, and PR expert Naomi Parness discusses Rosh Hashanah during a pandemic. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:32:59

Smaller bubbles, school outbreaks, and testing centre turnaways

9/17/2020
Alan's Angle on bubble sizes, Mayor Bonnie Crombie joins Alan to discuss covid numbers in Mississauga, and Global's Travis Dhanraj explains why not everyone in Ontario is able to get tested for covid in a timely manner. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:34:06

Bursting your bubble, covid cases, Apple's launch

9/17/2020
Bubble sizes may have to decrease in Ontario, Dr. Zain Chagla joins Alan to discuss an increase in covid cases, and tech expert Marc Saltzman discusses Apple's new launch and the controversy behind it. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:37:23

TDSB back to school, Rexdale serial killer, covid numbers are up

9/15/2020
Alan's Angle on covid numbers continuing to increase across the province, Education Expert Beyhan Farhadi joins Alan to discuss online learning, Councillor Mike Layton sends his daughter to school for in-person learning, and Global's Queen's Park Bureau Chief Travis Dhanraj joins Alan to discuss Ontario politics. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:36:42

Covid numbers are climbing, back-to-school ventilation, and should we shut it all down?

9/14/2020
Alan's Angle on covid numbers being the highest in the province since June 7th. Epidemiologist Dr. Colin Furness speaks with Alan on ventilation systems in schools and covid numbers continuing to climb. Alan takes your calls on whether we need to shut everything down. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:28:02

Podcast today: Covid quarantine concerns and remembering 9/11

9/11/2020
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Duration:00:13:20

Podcast today: Federal transfer money & the future of WE charity

9/10/2020
Is Ontario sitting on Federal transfer money and not giving it to people who need it And we speak with Pierre Poilievre about the future of WE charity and Trudeau See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:17:03

Podcast today: Masks for kids, females on the force & Covid in BC

9/9/2020
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Duration:00:26:32

Podcast today: New Cold War & Sneaky Dee's become a condo?

9/8/2020
Here's what's on the podcast today... We talk with a professor from the U of Alberta about Belarus, Russia and the new Cold War. AND…we discuss the Local Toronto bar Sneaky Dee's that could be torn down after the city announced it has received a proposal for a 13-storey building in its place. Should nostalgia be more important than commerce? All that coming up....let's get to it. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:21:36

Oshawa shooting, Ryerson statues, back-to-school during divorce

9/4/2020
Global News reporter Catherine MacDonald joins Alan to discuss the latest from multiple shootings in a home in Oshawa. The Toronto Star's Martin Regg Cohn shares his thoughts on why statues should not be toppled and family lawyer Kristy Maurina explains what divorced couples can do when conflicting on back-to-school. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:31:25

Today's Podcast

9/3/2020
#AlansAngle on the covid numbers going up as we get closer to back-to-school. Canadian Space Agency's Sarah Gallagher explains why to black-holes collided and editor of The Wire Report's Anya Karadeglija joins Alan to discuss the Cogeco sale. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:31:08

Today's Podcast

9/2/2020
#AlansAngle on Erin O'Toole and mob rule. Historian Tim Cook joins Alan to discuss the 75th anniversary of World War II, and Global's Miranda Anthistle tells Alan what happened at a bakery on Eglinton West overnight. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:33:31

Back-to-school blame, Adele's appropriation or appreciation?

9/1/2020
#AlansAngle today explains why the government and the school unions are pointing the blame at each other. Alan takes your calls on the province versus unions. Writer Bee Quammie shares her thoughts on Adele's latest style and whether it's appropriation or appreciation. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:32:31

To topple or not to topple statues, police body cameras, at-home covid tests

8/31/2020
Political commentator Lisa Kirbie and Senator Linda Frum join Alan to discuss whether Sir John A. MacDonald's statue should have been toppled over the weekend in Montreal. Lawyer Caryma Sa'd joins Alan to speak on police body cameras and infectious disease specialist Sumon Chakrabarty discusses whether we need at-home covid tests, contrary to Health Canada's non-approval. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:30:21

Today's Show: Why is there a lumber shortage in Canada? Will Tenet tank as the first blockbuster back in theatres?

8/28/2020
Host Alan Carter is joined by Liz Kovach, president of the Western Lumber Association, and pop culture and film expert Vicky Sparks. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:17:29

Today's Show: Will professional athletes create change with this week's boycotts?

8/27/2020
Host Alan Carter is joined by Body Break host and wellness ambassador Hal Johnson, and 640 host Greg Brady to discuss boycott's in professional sports this week in light of an unarmed black Wisconsin man, Jacob Blake, was shot multiple times in the back by a police officer. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:19:53

$2 billion in back-to-school funding, PPE concerns in schools, Jacob Blake

8/26/2020
On today's show, the government has announced $2 billion dollars in funding for back-to-school and Ontario NDP leader Andrea Horwath shares her thoughts. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:40:01

O'Toole's first press conference, bus driver concerns, ppe in schools

8/25/2020
Erin O'Toole gives his first press conference as Conservative leader. Durham bus driver Michelle Lavallee discusses her concerns with back-to-school. Jerry Falwell Jr. likes to watch! OSSTF President Harvey Bischof speaks with Alan about parents who are fundraising for PPE in their children's schools. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:38:36

Conservative Leadership Race, Back-to-School

8/24/2020
#AlansAngle on the Conservative Leadership race. Alan speaks with Brian Platt, Parliament Hill reporter for The National Post regarding Erin O’Toole’s win. HDSB chair Andrea Grebenc joins Alan to discuss the Halton back to school plan. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:30:04

Democratic Convention, Conservative Leadership race

8/21/2020
US political expert Renan Levine speaks with Jeff Semple about the US Democratic National convention. Political science professor Andrew McDougall discusses the end of the Conservative Leadership race. IPSOS’ Sean Simpson explains the latest poll on what Canadians think of Prime Minister Trudeau after the We scandal. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:24:42