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ON Point with Alex Pierson

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ON Point with Alex Pierson is an in-depth, no-nonsense look at the stories making headlines. Alex has 20 years in the field, and behind an anchor desk.and is known and respected for her tough reporting style and accountability. Join the daily conversation with ON Point with Alex Pierson and never miss an important story again.

ON Point with Alex Pierson is an in-depth, no-nonsense look at the stories making headlines. Alex has 20 years in the field, and behind an anchor desk.and is known and respected for her tough reporting style and accountability. Join the daily conversation with ON Point with Alex Pierson and never miss an important story again.

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Richmond Hill, ON

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Curiouscast

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ON Point with Alex Pierson is an in-depth, no-nonsense look at the stories making headlines. Alex has 20 years in the field, and behind an anchor desk.and is known and respected for her tough reporting style and accountability. Join the daily conversation with ON Point with Alex Pierson and never miss an important story again.

Language:

English


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Episodes

Pandemic Schooling May Hurt Future Economy, Hypersonic Nuclear Missile Launch & Compelled Speech

10/18/2021
Missed the show? No worries! We've got you covered with the ON Point podcast. ON this episode, Alex starts off talking with Bruce Hein, a franchise owner of Express Employment Professionals located in Sarnia. They discuss how the constant disruption Ontario students are facing with school closures due to the pandemic are going to hurt their chances at gainful employment in the future. Alex and Bruce talk about what this could mean for future generations, what can be done to avert this, and...

Duration:00:35:48

Blacklock's Reporter Check-In: PHAC Head Leaves Position, Billions in Office Maintenance & Losing Representation

10/18/2021
It's that time of the week where we take a look past the veil into the stories that don't get the attention they deserve in Ottawa. Alex Pierson checks in with Managing Editor of Blacklock's Reporter Tom Korski. Alex and Tom start off talking about the recent departure of the head of Public Health Agency of Canada Ian Stewart, and what this could mean for the investigation into the National Microbiology Lab controversy. Next, they discuss why the Federal management of Office buildings is so...

Duration:00:08:44

Military Can't Police Itself, An Update in the Trial of Maj.-Gen. Dany Fortin & Drone Organ Deliveries

10/15/2021
Missed the show? No worries! We've got you covered with the ON Point podcast. ON this episode, Alex starts off speaking with Kathryn Marshall, a lawyer who specializes in litigation of sexual harassment with Milburn & Assoc. They discuss the ongoing problems with the Canadian Military and sexual misconduct. Alex and Kathryn talk about why the military seems to struggle policing itself midst these allegations, if the leadership needs a complete overhaul, and what needs to be done to improve...

Duration:00:36:07

The Supreme Court Reverses an Appeal, Poisoned Water & Persistent Inflation

10/14/2021
Missed the Show? No worries, we've got you covered with the ON Point podcast. ON this episode, Alex starts off talking with Joseph Neuberger, a criminal justice attorney with Neuberger & Partners LLP. They talk about the Supreme Court reversing its previous ruling for a man who was found not guilty of 2nd-degree murder. They talk about why the appeal was reversed, what the initial crime was, and how often things like this happen. Next, Alex talks with Dashan Maharaja, a local political...

Duration:00:40:36

A High School in Hamilton Had Some Poor Timing When They Changed The Dress Code Policy

10/13/2021
Alex Pierson speaks with Cari Gangaram, a fitness instructor and a mother of a student at Waterdown District High School. The high changed the dress code policy, but only for women...and shortly after there were multiple instances of sexual harassment. Alex and Cari discuss why the high school would do this when they did, how the students feel about it, and what needs to be done. Let's get talking See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:01:38

Extreme Intoxication Defence, Should Canada Do More Business in China & The Butterfly Queen

10/13/2021
Missed the Show? No worries, we've got you covered with the ON Point podcast. ON this episode, Alex starts off talking with Lorne Honickman, Legal Expert for Global News Radio, and Defamation Law expert & Partner with Brauti Thorning LLP. They discuss the Supreme Court of Canada weighing in if the legal defence of "extreme intoxication akin to automatism" if viable, or if the existing ban on the defence should be upheld. Next, Alex speaks with Professor Scott Simon, a Sr. Fellow with the...

Duration:00:37:46

Blacklock's Reporter Check-In: Problems with the Post, Personal Choice & Breaching Charter Rights

10/13/2021
It's that time of the week where we take a look past the veil into the stories that don't get the attention they deserve in Ottawa. Alex Pierson checks in with Managing Editor of Blacklock's Reporter Tom Korski. They start off discussing why Canada Post will allow unvaccinated employees continue to work and take daily free COVID tests. Next, they talk about why Canada's deputy chief public health officer Dr. Howard Njoo can still tell Canadians to get vaccinated, even when he says he allows...

Duration:00:08:13

Rocket Man, Capacity Limits in Restaurants & The "Death of Oil"

10/12/2021
Missed the show? No worries, we've got you covered with the ON Point Podcast. On today's episode Alex starts off speaking with Canadian Icon, legend and superstar Col. Chris Hadfield, former CSA Astronaut, engineer, singer former fighter pilot and all around Canadian icon. They discuss William Shatner getting the opportunity to travel into space, how the 90-year-old should fare, and how should he best try and enjoy the experience. Next, Alex talks with our friend Charles Khabouth, the CEO...

Duration:00:36:54

Not An Apology, Consider Early Christmas Shopping & Vaccine Mandates For Federal Employees

10/6/2021
Missed the show? No worries, we've got you covered with the ON Point podcast. On this episode, Alex talks with Melissa MBarki, a policy analyst and outreach coordinator at the Macdonald-Laurier Institute, and a member of the Treaty 4 nation in Saskatchewan. They discuss the "apology" by the Prime Minister that never actually apologized, and what this could mean to the struggle for reconciliation. Next, Alex talks with John Keogh, the founder and CEO Shantalla & Professor of Practise at the...

Duration:00:34:41

Blacklock's Reporter Check-In: Investigation Revivals, "Last Resort" Secret Deals & Flying for Global Warming

10/6/2021
It's that time of the week where we take a look past the veil into the stories that don't get the attention they deserve in Ottawa. Alex Pierson checks in with Managing Editor of Blacklock's Reporter Tom Korski. They talk about what the future of the investigations into the firing of the two Chinese scientists from the National Microbiology Laboratory, why the Department of Public Works is refusing to disclose the terms of a contract to a Quebec supplier of "last resort" mask sterilizing...

Duration:00:10:41

Canada Knew About the Taliban Months Ago, China vs. Taiwan & Sexual Abuse in the Church

10/5/2021
Missed the Show? No worries we got you covered with the ON Point Podcast. On today's episode, Alex starts off talk with Senator Salma Attaullahjan of Ontario. They discuss the warnings the Canadian government received months ago regarding the human rights violations, and pleas for help regarding the Taliban in Afghanistan, and still failed to act until last minute. Next, Alex talks with Marcus Kolga, a Sr. Fellow at the Mcdonald-Laurier Institute, and journalist for DisInfo. They talk about...

Duration:00:43:31

Pandora Papers, Facebook Whistleblower & Throne Speeches

10/4/2021
Missed the show? No worries, we've got you covered with the ON Point podcast. On this episode Alex starts off talking Toby Sanger, the executive director of the Canadians for Tax Fairness. They talk about the Pandora Papers leak, and how trillions of dollars can be hidden away in tax havens. Next, Alex talks with Paul Davies, a social network safety expert and founder of Social Network Safety. They talk about the Facebook employee turned whistleblower who exposed a lot of unethical practices...

Duration:00:37:43

Blacklock's Reporter Check-In: Massive Vaccine Push, Exposing Scandals, & Censorship

10/4/2021
It's that time of the week where we take a look past the veil into the stories that don't get the attention they deserve in Ottawa. Alex Pierson checks in with Managing Editor of Blacklock's Reporter Tom Korski. They discuss the astronomical push to get all 300,540 federal employees vaccinated by months end, Why the former chief clerk of the federal public service Michael Wernick has issues with the merciless exposing of scandals by the media and opposition, and why the CBC has decided to...

Duration:00:10:12

Interest Rates are Rising, A Business On The Cusp of Shutting Down, and the PMO Lied to Us... Again

10/1/2021
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Duration:00:32:09

Election Meddling, The Release of the Michaels Wasn't a Hostage Swap, and Food Prices Are Inflating

9/29/2021
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Duration:00:34:23

Blacklock's Reporter Check In: PM Gets Rid of Vaccination Deadline, The Mismanagement of Canada's PPE Stockpile, and Covid Kills Retirement

9/29/2021
It's that time of the week where we take a look past the veil into the stories that don't get the attention they deserve in Ottawa. Alex Pierson checks in with Managing Editor of Blacklock's Reporter Tom Korski. They talk about how the Prime Minister has omitted the deadline for federal employees to be vaccinated, how emails are showing the frustration with the complete mismanagement of Canada's PPE stockpile, how the cost of Covid will destroy all retirement plans for the future, and more....

Duration:00:09:46

The Return of the Michaels and What That Means for Canada-China Diplomacy Moving Forward

9/27/2021
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Duration:00:32:27

Blacklock's Reporter Check-in: Québecois Preference, No Racism Here, and Lost Ballots

9/27/2021
It's that time of the week where we take a look past the veil into the stories that don't get the attention they deserve in Ottawa. Alex Pierson checks in with Managing Editor of Blacklock's Reporter Tom Korski. They talk about how the federal government showed preference to Québec when it came to PPE deliveries, Marco Mendocino made no comment on allegations of racism within his own department, and Elections Canada can't account for lost mail in ballots. Let's get talking. See...

Duration:00:10:05

Doorbell Cameras, Alleged Cop Killer on Bail & Ontario's Vaccine Passports

9/22/2021
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Duration:00:37:54