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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


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Episodes

Is the Housing Market In a Cool Down?

6/21/2022
Guest host Rubina Ahmed-Haq is joined by Kristopher Goulart, a sales representative with Accelerate Reality Group. Rubina and Kris talk about why its so important to make sure to stress test and not try to purchase outside of your limit. Let's get talking See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:08:22

Rising Mortgage Rates Are Forcing People Out Of Their Homes

6/21/2022
Guest Host Arlene Bynon is joined by Kristopher Goulart, a sales representative with Accelerate Reality Group. Kris and Arlene talk about the terrible trend of people getting forced out of their own homes because of rising mortgage rates and cost of living. Let's get talking See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:06:34

Is Toxicity Ingrained Within Hockey Culture?

6/21/2022
Guest host Arlene Bynon is joined by Taylor McKee, an assistant professor in sports management at Brock University. Arlene and Taylor discuss the culture of silence that exists within Hockey Canada, and why this problem starts way earlier than the NHL. Let's get talking See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:09:31

National Indigenous Peoples Day: The Papal Visit & Reconciliation

6/21/2022
Guest host Arlene Bynon is joined by Michelle Robinson, who also goes by Red Thunderwoman, Sahtu Dene Activist and host of the podcast "The Native Calgarian". Arlene and Michelle talk about what the National Indigenous Peoples Day means to her, about the rumor circulating about the possible resignation of the Pope, and what Michelle thinks need to happen along the road to reconciliation. Let's get talking See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:13:28

Jan 6th Inquiry: Fake News and Extremist Rhetoric

6/21/2022
Guest host Arlene Bynon is joined by Ruth Marshall, a professor of religious and political studies at the University of Toronto. Arlene and Prof. Marshall look into the January 6th Inquiry, and focus on the populist and extremist rhetoric that the former President used to instigate the attack on the Capital building. Let's get talking See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:14:53

Jan 6th Inquiry: Attempts to Thwart and Overthrow

6/21/2022
Guest host Arlene Bynon is joined by Professor Stephen Farnsworth, a professor of political science at the University of Mary Washington in Virginia & Author of seven books, including "Presidential Communication and Character: White House News Management from Clinton to Cable and Twitter to Trump". Arlene and Professor Farnsworth examine the progress and key points in the January 6th Inquiry into the attack on Capital Hill in the U.S. Let's get talking See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy...

Duration:00:09:53

Our Arctic Is In Desperate Need Of An Upgrade

6/21/2022
Guest host Arlene Bynon is joined by an associate professor of political science at the University of Calgary, and a Sr. Fellow at the Macdonald-Laurier Institute, Rob Huebert. Arlene and Rob talk about the announcement by Defence Minister Anita Anand to invest $4.9 billion into modernizing NORAD, and if that is even close to enough. Let's get talking See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:12:18

The New PC Cabinet Is Coming...What Changes Are We Expecting

6/21/2022
Guest host Arlene Bynon is joined by Kelly Harris, the Principal at Harris Public Affairs. With Premier Doug Ford announcing the release of his new cabinet this coming Friday, Arlene and Kelly talk about what changes the people of Ontario should expect. Let's get talking See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:09:47

Could We Be Seeing Grey Smoke From The Vatican Soon?

6/21/2022
Guest host Arlene Bynon is joined by Emma Anderson, a professor of classics and religious studies at the University of Ottawa. With rumors circulating that Pope Francis is considering an early resignation from the papacy, Arlene and Emma talk about the possible pros and cons for Pope Francis leaving his position, and who could possibly be next. Let's get talking See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:04:27

Canada Promised Roughly Half a Billion in Ukrainian Aid...But Less Than Half Has Been Spent

6/21/2022
Guest host Arlene Bynon is joined by Marc Shwec, Government Relations for Ukrainian Canadian Congress & the chairman of the Stand with Ukraine Committee, Canada. Marc helps Arlene breakdown the massive financial promise made by the federal government to aid Ukraine...and why only over a third has been spent on purchasing necessary resources. Let's get talking See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:10:00

Blacklock's Reporter Check-In: Hybrid Parliament, Canada Day Protest & A New Pope?

6/20/2022
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. Guest host Arlene Bynon checks in with Managing Editor of Blacklock's Reporter Tom Korski. Arlene and Tom discuss why the Liberal government is pushing to keep hybrid parliament for another year, the coming Canada Day Protest & rumors about the pope resigning. Let's get talking See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:09:15

Life Is Becoming More Expensive That Seniors Are Delaying Retirement

6/16/2022
Guest host Arlene Bynon is joined by Laura Tamblyn Watts, the President and CEO of CanAge, Canada's largest seniors advocacy group. As life continues to become more expensive, many Canadian seniors are having to hold off on their retirement dreams in order to make ends meat, and Laura tells Arlene why this is such an important issue for our most vulnerable people. Let's get talking See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:06:02

The Border Is Open...So Do We Still Need The ArriveCan App?

6/16/2022
Guest host Arlene Bynon is joined by the Mayor of Niagara Falls, Jim Diodati. With the border open for business, Mayor Diodati and a group of both American and Canadian Mayors are asking the Canadian government to drop the use of the ArriveCan app for border crossings. Let's get talking See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:09:30

Blacklock's Reporter Check-In: Rate Hikes, Police Apologize & Emergencies Inquirt

6/15/2022
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. Guest host Arlene Bynon checks in with Managing Editor of Blacklock's Reporter Tom Korski. Arlene and Tom talk about the expected interest rate hikes coming from the Bank of Canada, the apology from the Toronto Police Service & the inquiry into the Emergencies Act. Let's get talking See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:08:53

The U.S. Investigation Into The Jan. 6th Capital Hill Attack

6/14/2022
Guest host Arlene Bynon is joined by Professor Stephen Farnsworth, a professor of Political Science at the University of Mary Washington in Virginia & Author of seven books, including "Presidential Communication and Character: White House News management From Clinton and Cable to Twitter and Trump" Prof. Farnsworth and Arlene breakdown what we have seen so far in the U.S. committee hearing into the attempted insurrection on Jan. 6th. Let's get talking See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy...

Duration:00:13:58

The Stock Markets Are Slipping Into Bear Territory, And This Could Be Just The Start

6/14/2022
Guest host Arlene Bynon speaks with Sam Stovall, the Chief Investment Strategist at the Center for Financial Research and Analysis. Sam breaks down why many indices are taking a hit, and if it could be a sign of a recession. Let's get talking See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:06:56

Are Populist Politicians Feeding Into Hate Ideology?

6/14/2022
Guest host Arlene Bynon is joined by Kayla Preston, a PhD candidate in the department of Sociology at the University of Toronto. Arlene and Kayla not only talk about the rising prevalence of hate groups in Canada, but also how populist tactics that certain politicians are using could be feeding these groups. Let's get talking See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:06:27

Blacklock's Reporter Check-In: Inflation, Crypto Drop & The Conservative Leadership

6/13/2022
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. Arlene and Tom discuss about the coming pressures of inflation and interest rates, what's happening with Crypto drop and the conservative leadership race. Let's get talking See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:10:40

Flavio Volpe- Car prices peaked in May

6/9/2022
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Duration:00:09:00

A Record Heatwave And Thousands Are Still Without Power

5/31/2022
Guest host Arlene Bynon is joined by Miriam Diamond, a Professor for the Department of Earth Sciences at the University of Toronto to talk about the thousands of Ontarians still without power. Miriam tells Arlene how these events are just beginning, and will be very unpredictable. Let's get talking See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:11:59