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Fight Back with Libby Znaimer is a live, current affair, call-in talks airing daily on Zoomer radio AM740 and FM96.7 between 12 noon and 1. Have your say about the headlines that have you talking and get trusted, expert advice on your health, wellness and finances. Call in to take part (416) 360-0740 or 1 (866) 740-4740 or email us at fightback@zoomer.ca or Twitter at @fightbacklibby.

Fight Back with Libby Znaimer is a live, current affair, call-in talks airing daily on Zoomer radio AM740 and FM96.7 between 12 noon and 1. Have your say about the headlines that have you talking and get trusted, expert advice on your health, wellness and finances. Call in to take part (416) 360-0740 or 1 (866) 740-4740 or email us at fightback@zoomer.ca or Twitter at @fightbacklibby.
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Fight Back with Libby Znaimer is a live, current affair, call-in talks airing daily on Zoomer radio AM740 and FM96.7 between 12 noon and 1. Have your say about the headlines that have you talking and get trusted, expert advice on your health, wellness and finances. Call in to take part (416) 360-0740 or 1 (866) 740-4740 or email us at fightback@zoomer.ca or Twitter at @fightbacklibby.

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Episodes

Best of Fight Back - Week of September 09 - Part 1

9/14/2019
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The Saturday edition of the Best of Libby Znaimer’s Fight Back, from the week that was. Interviews with: - Petter Muggeride and David Cravit on the Zoomer Primary - Charles Bird, Kim Wright, and John Capobianco on this week's Strategy Panel - Shael Eisen and Jason Peddle on scams targeting seniors - Roger Martin on Tennis Canada's winning strategy - And the best calls of the week!

Duration:00:25:18

Construction and Pedestrian Safety

9/12/2019
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Libby Znaimer is joined by Councillor Mike Colle, for Ward 8 Eglinton-Lawrence, Josh Matlow, for Ward 12 Toronto-St. Paul’s and Councillor James Pasternak, for Ward 6 York Centre, and the Chair of the Infrastructure and Environment Committee. After that, Libby is joined by Jamie Robinson, Director, Community Relations and Communications, Rapid Transit Projects at Metrolinx and then Councillor Jaye Robinson of Ward 15 Don Valley West. There is a new call from a number of Toronto City...

Duration:00:49:05

Pedestrian Fatalities From Truck Crashes

9/11/2019
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Libby Znaimer is joined by Sergeant Brett Moore of Toronto Police Traffic Services, and Teresa Di Felice, Assistant Vice President of Government and Community Relations from CAA South Central Ontario. Another week, and unfortunately, another senior pedestrian killed by a truck driver collision in Toronto. The latest incident took place in the Yonge and Eglinton area at the intersection of Yonge Street and Erskine Avenue this past Tuesday at approximately 10 am. The victim was a 54-year-old...

Duration:00:18:55

Health Minister Announcement

9/11/2019
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Libby Znaimer is joined by Ontario Deputy Premier and Minister of Health Christine Elliott The Ford government has just announced more money for community and home care. This time it is an infusion of $155 million dollars for this year. This comes less than a week after a report from the Ontario Hospital Association that wait times in hallways have gotten worse, not better since the PC’s took power. As a matter of fact, wait times have reached a record high in June. The wait time to get into...

Duration:00:11:07

Federal Election Campaign

9/11/2019
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Libby Znaimer is joined by Aleem Kanji, Vice-President of Government Relations at Sutherland Corporation, and Bob Richardson, Senior Council to National Public Relations. The Canadian federal election campaign officially kicks off today. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his wife Sophie Grégoire Trudeau are meeting with Governor General Julie Payette at Rideau Hall at 10 am to begin the process of dissolving Parliament and commence the campaign. Election day is October 21st.

Duration:00:22:14

Senior Scams

9/10/2019
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Libby Znaimer is joined by Shael Eisen, Partner/Barrister and Solicitor at Eisen Law Firm and Constable Jason Peddle, Vulnerable Persons Coordinator at Toronto Police Service. Police are warning people about the latest scam. It’s another phone scam and the elderly are particularly vulnerable. This one seems to be targeting senior citizens in the Roncesvalles Avenue area. Lately, that scam took the form of someone impersonating a police officer in Toronto in order to steal from an elderly...

Duration:00:19:17

The Strategy Panel

9/10/2019
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Libby Znaimer is joined by Kim Wright, Principal of Wright Strategies, John Capobianco, Senior Vice President & Senior Partner at FleishmanHillard HighRoad, and Charles Bird, Managing Principal of Earnscliffe Strategy Group in Toronto. The latest polls echo what the other surveys have been saying and that is that the Liberals have regained the ground they lost and are gaining in Ontario and Quebec. The Conservatives are a bit behind, they are gaining in BC, but their vote is less efficient....

Duration:00:32:12

Race-Based Statistics in Policing

9/9/2019
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Libby Znaimer is joined by Renu Mandhane, Chief Commissioner of the Ontario Human Rights Commission and Mike McCormack, President of the Toronto Police Association, together they discuss the current issue of the possible utilization of race-based statistics in police work.

Duration:00:19:27

Tennis, Anyone?

9/9/2019
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Libby Znaimer is joined by Roger Martin - Past Chair, Tennis Canada and Professor Emeritus at the Rotman School of Management at University of Toronto. Together, they talk a little tennis.

Duration:00:14:09

Zoomer Primary

9/9/2019
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Libby Znaimer is joined by Peter Muggeridge, Senior Editor of Zoomer Magazine, and David Cravit, Vice President of ZoomerMedia. With Canada's federal election being just a short time away, we are providing comprehensive analysis and discussion of the Zoomer Primary and poll every Monday until election day. Libby and guests discuss essential information about parties, their leaders and platforms. We want to find out what you, the Zoomers, think about the upcoming elections, our candidates and...

Duration:00:18:03

Best of Fight Back - Week of September 02 - Part 2

9/8/2019
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The Sunday edition of the Best of Libby Znaimer’s Fight Back, from the week that was. Interviews with: - Marissa Lennox, Jane Meadus, Lisa Levin, and Miranda Ferrier on violence at nursing homes - Mark Halpern on estate planning - Natalie Mehra on hallway healthcare - Dr. Steve Gallinger on pancreatic cancer - And the best calls of the week!

Duration:00:25:19

Best of Fight Back - Week of September 02 - Part 1

9/7/2019
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The Saturday edition of the Best of Libby Znaimer’s Fight Back, from the week that was. Interviews with: - Petter Muggeride and David Cravit on the Zoomer Primary - Sgt. Dave Moffat on boat safety - Charles Bird, Karen Stintz, and John Capobianco on this week's Strategy Panel - John Tory, Mark Richardson, and Sgt. Kerry Schmidt on back-to-school traffic safety - And the best calls of the week!

Duration:00:25:20

Retirement Age Disappearing?

9/5/2019
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Are you working longer than you planned to? A new report finds the participation rate among those 65 and up has jumped to 15 per cent, or more than double the level of 10 years ago. There is little incentive to save with interest rates so low. And there’s another problem, insolvency rates for people over 65 have more than doubled in 10 years. Libby is joined by David Cravit and Laurie Campbell, CEO Credit Canada Debt Solutions.

Duration:00:18:02

Pancreatic Cancer Report

9/5/2019
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Libby Znaimer is joined by Dr. Steven Gallinger, Hepatobiliary/pancreatic (HPB) surgical oncologist and member of the GI Site Cancer Program at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre. Pancreatic cancer is now on track to become the third leading cause of cancer death in Canada in 2019, overtaking breast cancer. Canadian Cancer Society spokesperson Leah Smith says "Pancreatic cancer isn't a cancer that's talked about a lot for a couple of reasons - it's only the 12th most commonly diagnosed cancer...

Duration:00:17:02

Hallway Healthcare

9/5/2019
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Libby Znaimer is joined by Natalie Mehra, Executive Director of the Ontario Health Coalition. Overcrowding in Ontario hospitals reached a record high in the month of June....when it took an average of 16.3 hours for patients to be admitted to hospital from an Emergency Room. The Ontario Hospital Association says this was the worst June on record for so-called "hallway medicine" since the province began collecting the data about 11 years ago. One major issue that hospitals continue to grapple...

Duration:00:17:27

Estate Planning

9/4/2019
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Libby Znaimer is joined by Mark Halpern, a Certified Financial Planner, Trust Estate Practitioner and the CEO of WEALTHinsurance.com Halpern takes you through everything you need to know on the subject of estate planning and the philanthropic side of it as well.

Duration:00:23:19

Violence at Nursing Homes

9/4/2019
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Libby Znaimer is joined by Lisa Levin, Chief Executive Officer of AdvantAge Ontario, Jane Meadus, Lawyer at the Advocacy Centre for the Elderly, Marissa Lennox, Chief Policy Officer at CARP and Miranda Ferrier, President and Founder of the Ontario Personal Support Worker Association. A senior is dead after succumbing to injuries from a fight that occurred on Tuesday morning at Bendale Acres- a city-operated nursing home in Scarborough. The victim has only been identified as a male who died...

Duration:00:28:46

Back-To-School Traffic Safety

9/3/2019
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Libby Znaimer is joined by Toronto Mayor John Tory, Sergeant Kerry Schmidt of the OPP's Highway Safety Division, and Mark Richardson, automotive journalist with the Globe and Mail and President of the Automobile Journalists Association of Canada. This morning, the Mayor was at Oakridge Junior Public School in Scarborough to discuss Vision Zero safety initiatives for students in school zones. One of those initiatives is to install 50 photo radar cameras in school zones by December. This year,...

Duration:00:25:05

The Strategy Panel

9/3/2019
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Libby Znaimer is joined by Karen Stintz, Former Toronto City Councillor, and current CEO of Variety Village, Charles Bird, Managing Principal of Earnscliffe Strategy Group in Toronto, and John Capobianco, Senior Vice President & Senior Partner at FleishmanHillard HighRoad. The federal NDP party is "In it for You". That's their newly introduced slogan in the lead up to the upcoming elections. Federal NDP leader Jagmeet Singh insists that he is different from the rest of the candidates because...

Duration:00:26:18

Boat safety

9/2/2019
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By now, we've all heard about the fatal boat accident that celebrity entrepreneur and former Dragon's Den host Kevin O'Leary was a part of in the Muskoka region recently. Libby speaks with Toronto Sun Crime Reporter Brad Hunter on the latest in the investigation. Before that, though, Libby speaks with OPP Sergeant Dave Moffat about their ongoing campaign to promote boating safety and reducing impaired boating.

Duration:00:25:42