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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.

Location:

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


Episodes

The Media Didn't Tell The Whole Story on the RCMP First Nation Raid in BC

1/28/2022
Alex is joined by Tom Korski, the managing editor of Blacklock's Reporter. Tom fills Alex in on memo's obtained by Blacklock's Reporter that show the whole story to the RCMP raid of the BC First Nations protest was not revealed, until now that is. Let's get talking See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:07:59

We Can Never Let Our Children Forget The Holocaust

1/28/2022
Alex is joined by Nate Leipciger, A Holocaust survivor who was imprisoned in seven different Concentration Camps, including Auschwitz. Nate walks Alex through his experience as a young Jewish Man in Nazi occupied Europe, how he lost his entire family in the camps, and why its important we teach our children about what happened. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:10:54

We Can Never Forget The Holocaust, Canadians Support the Trucking Protest & RCMP Raid on First Nations in BC

1/28/2022
Missed the show? No worries, we've got you covered with the ON Point podcast. On this episode, Alex is first joined by Nate Leipciger, A Holocaust survivor who was imprisoned in seven different Concentration Camps, including Auschwitz. Nate walks Alex through his experience as a young Jewish Man in Nazi occupied Europe, how he lost his entire family in the camps, and why its important we teach our children about what happened. Next, Alex speaks with John Wright, the executive Vice-President...

Duration:00:36:42

Blacklock's Reporter Check-In: Truckers for Freedom, Inflation Is Going To Get Worse & The First Breach of the Elections Act

1/27/2022
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 look into Parliament's worried response to the upcoming trucking convoy, as word is spreading that some plan to try and recreate the Jan. 6th Capital Hill Riot. They also talk about why inflation is much higher than reported, as cost of living only gets worse, and how a...

Duration:00:10:20

The Real Message Behind Freedom Convoy 2022, Why Doesn't Anyone Like O'Toole & Non-Lethal Weapons To Ukraine

1/27/2022
Missed the show? No worries, we've got you covered with the ON Point podcast. On this episode, Alex is first joined by Tim Coderre, a volunteer coordinator with the Freedom Convoy 2022. Tim and Alex debunk some of the false messaging that has sprung up over this convoy, and lets Alex know that a peaceful protest is still the intent. Next, Alex and Warren Kinsella, President of Daisy Group, former political strategist for Jean Chretien look at recent polling that shows Conservative leader...

Duration:00:40:50

Could Masking Mandates Cause Speech Delays In Children?

1/26/2022
Alex is first joined by Allyson Grant, a Speech-Language Pathologist & Professor with the University of Ottawa Faculty of Health Sciences' Audiology and Speech Language Pathology Program to discuss if the masking mandates that have been so heavily enforced are creating delays in speech development for children. Let's get talking. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:08:58

Do Mask Mandates Effect Childrens Speech, What Did We Fail To Learn From SARS & $10-a-day Childcare

1/25/2022
Missed the show? No worries, we've got you covered with the ON Point podcast. On this episode, Alex is first joined by Allyson Grant, a Speech-Language Pathologist & Professor with the University of Ottawa Faculty of Health Sciences' Audiology and Speech Language Pathology Program to discuss if the masking mandates that have been so heavily enforced are creating delays in speech development for children. Next, Alex and Mario Passamai, a pandemic planning expert, forensic investigator and...

Duration:00:35:56

Healthcare Watch: Surgeries Delayed Because of the Pandemic

1/25/2022
Welcome to our new weekly segment, Healthcare Watch, where Alex Pierson is joined by Francesca Grosso, the Principal at Grosso McCarthy, a health care strategy firm and also author of Navigating Canada's Health Care: A User Guide to the Canadian Health Care System, where they look deep into our healthcare system. This week, Alex and Francesca look into the many surgeries that have been postponed due to the pandemic, and how it is only further straining and stressing our already fractured...

Duration:00:11:32

Blacklock's Reporter Check-In: Voluntary Vaccines Work Best, Accidental Research in Home Equity Tax & Too Generous For Truckers

1/25/2022
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. On this Episode, Alex and Tom start off talking about the deputy chief of epidemiologist from the Public Health Agency of Canada saying voluntary vaccines are the most effective way forward, why the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation says it "accidentally" spent over $250K on...

Duration:00:10:51

Freedom Convoy 2022, Canadians Aren't In Favour of Lockdowns & What Should Canada Do in Ukraine?

1/25/2022
Missed the show? No worries, we've got you covered with the ON Point podcast. On this episode, Alex is first joined by Andy Lee, freelance journalist, who also work with VNA. Andy describes the Calgary branch of the Freedom Convoy 2022 and how it looked as it started it out. Next, Alex and Darrel Bricker, the CEO of IPSOS Polling break down the recent poll from IPSOS that shows many Canadians do not support the measures our Prime Minister has taken, and many other lockdown pandemic measures....

Duration:00:44:08

Canada Warned About Cyber Attacks, Questions On Liberal Spending & Restaurants Before Surgeries

1/20/2022
See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:39:39

Kids Are Not Allowed Talk To Each Other During Lunch In Schools

1/20/2022
Alex Pierson questions a new protocol being used across Ontario where children are not allowed to speak to each other during lunch. They have to wear their masks, raise their hand if they need help opening the lunches, and cannot speak while eating, and have to put their mask on right after they finish. Alex talk about why she finds this treatment unacceptable, and damaging to children, and why we need to seriously re-examine the mask mandate. Let's get talking See omnystudio.com/listener...

Duration:00:10:13

Blacklock's Reporter Check-In: Bank of Canada's Enemies List & Field Hospitals That Were Never Built

1/19/2022
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 break down the Bank of Canada having an "enemies list" of press contacts, and why Blacklock's Reporter is on that list. They also talk about why Health Minister Duclos failed to answer basic questions about the $150 million payout to SNC-Lavalin for field hospitals that...

Duration:00:11:57

Inflation Is The Highest Its Been In Canada In 30 Years

1/19/2022
Missed the show? No worries, we've got you covered with the ON Point podcast. On this episode inflation is the hot topic of the day, as we see inflation rates hit their highest in 30 years in Canada! Alex is first joined by Pierre Poilievre, Conservative MP for Carleton and Shadow Minister for Finance. Pierre and Alex break down why inflation rates have been soaring, why the Bank of Canada was wrong on their predictions & what needs to be done to flatten "Justinflation". Next, Alex is joined...

Duration:00:28:38

Suing Toronto Police for $23 Million, Fears Of A Copycat & "Betty" Tells All

1/18/2022
Missed the show? No worries, we've got you covered with the ON Point podcast. On this episode Alex is first joined by Michael Smitiuch, founder of Smitiuch Injury Law & Lawyer for family of Rodger Kotanko. Rodger was a world renowned gunsmith who was gunned down by Toronto Police while in his home/shop while executing a search warrant. Rodger tells Alex the family is now suing the Toronto Police Service for $23 Million, and why they are still demanding answers to this very unusual case....

Duration:00:39:15

Trapped Highway 401 For 10 Hours

1/18/2022
Alex is joined by Daniel Sass,a young man who was just on his way into work Monday morning, who found himself trapped in his car on the 401 for almost 10 hours because of the blizzard! Daniel walks Alex through what it was like for him, and why he's learned to pack an emergency supply bag for the future. Let's get talking. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:05:43

COVID Overran Our Hospitals Because The System is Broken

1/17/2022
Alex is joined by Francesca Grosso, Principal at Grosso McCarthy, and author of Navigating Canadian Healthcare to look into why COVID was able to decimate our national hospital system multiple times. Grosso tells Alex how the hospital system has been fractured for years, and COVID only highlighted already existing problems that desperately need attention. Let's get talking See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:09:57

The Vaccine Border Mandate Is Hurting The Way We Help Our Most Vulnerable

1/17/2022
Alex is joined by Reverend Todd Bender, the Founder and Executive Director at Hamilton CityKidz. Alex and Rev. Bender discuss how the recent trucking vaccine mandate placed by both the Canadian and U.S. government is directly affecting how his organizations and others like its ability to help children and families in need. Rev. Bender tells Alex how this move, that won't help much with containing Omicron, is only hurting those who have been hit the most during this pandemic. Let's get...

Duration:00:10:20

Blacklock's Reporter Check-In: Blacklock's Blacklisted by Bank of Canada, Carbon Tax to Slow Growth & Are COVID Cases Worse Than We Think?

1/17/2022
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 talk about the press "enemies list" that the Bank of Canada has kept, and why Blacklock's Reporter is on that list, why the Carbon Tax is showing to only slow the economy and not booster it like promised, and why the COVID case numbers might be way higher than the Public...

Duration:00:09:40

The Government Flip-Flops AGAIN On The Vaccine Mandate for Truckers

1/14/2022
Alex is joined by Ron Foxcroft, the Chairman, Founder and CEO of Fox 40 International, and CEO and Chairman of Fluke Transportation Group. Alex and Ron talk about the multiple flip-flops the federal government has made within the past week regarding the vaccine mandate for truckers, and how today they announced their last update was in error, and that the mandate will still effect the truck driving industry on Sunday, affecting the already strained supply line throughout all of Canada. Let's...

Duration:00:11:40