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A new voice and a fresh perspective. Join the conversation, with ON Point with Alex Pierson on 640 Toronto. With 20 years in the field, and behind an anchor desk, Alex is known and respected for her tough reporting style and accountability. An in-depth, no-nonsense look at the stories making headlines. ON Point with Alex Pierson airs weeknights from 7 to 10 p.m. on 640 Toronto.

A new voice and a fresh perspective. Join the conversation, with ON Point with Alex Pierson on 640 Toronto. With 20 years in the field, and behind an anchor desk, Alex is known and respected for her tough reporting style and accountability. An in-depth, no-nonsense look at the stories making headlines. ON Point with Alex Pierson airs weeknights from 7 to 10 p.m. on 640 Toronto.
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A new voice and a fresh perspective. Join the conversation, with ON Point with Alex Pierson on 640 Toronto. With 20 years in the field, and behind an anchor desk, Alex is known and respected for her tough reporting style and accountability. An in-depth, no-nonsense look at the stories making headlines. ON Point with Alex Pierson airs weeknights from 7 to 10 p.m. on 640 Toronto.

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Episodes

Indigenous communities are angry after Trudeau’s tanker ban

12/12/2018
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Alex is joined by Dan McTeague, Senior Petroleum Analyst, GasBuddy.com, consumer advocate, and former Member of Parliament to discuss Indigenous communities and how they feel about Trudeau’s tanker ban.

Duration:00:09:52

China trade mission with Alberta to proceed despite tensions

12/12/2018
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Alex is joined by Cyndee Cherniak, Trade Lawyer with LexSage to discuss growing tensions between Canada and China over the detention of a high-profile business executive in Vancouver.

Duration:00:12:36

Federal Conservatives stepped up their attack on Veterans Affairs Minister Seamus O'Regan

12/12/2018
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Alex is joined by Captain Sean Bruyea, served as an Intelligence Officer in the Canadian Air Force for 14 years to discuss how Conservatives have increases their attack on Veterans Affairs Minister Seamus O'Regan.

Duration:00:09:20

Counterpoint - Wednesday, December 12th, 2018

12/12/2018
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Alex is joined by John Mraz and Bill Hutchison. Topics include: The Ford govenment, OPS staff buyouts,Huawei CFO case strains relationship between Canada and China, and much more.

Duration:00:15:37

Ford government urged to delay Ron Taverner

12/12/2018
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Alex is joined by Dennis Matthews, Vice President, Marketing and Communications, Enterprise Canada to discuss the Ford government and the growing pressure to delay the appointment of his family friend, Ron Taverner.

Duration:00:13:14

The next time Seamus O’regan is feeling pain over his tv career he should think of Kimberly Fawcett

12/12/2018
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Air Force Capt. Kimberly Fawcett served her country, deploying twice to Afghanistan as a part of Canada’s war effort. Now Fawcett is fighting her own government, asking the military to pay for a prosthetic limb, after she lost her leg in an accident that wounded her critically and killed her nine-month-old son, Keiran.

Duration:00:05:01

Former Canadian diplomat detained in China amid Huawei spat

12/11/2018
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Alex is joined by Matthew Fisher, Resident Visiting Scholar, Foreign & Military Policy at Massey College/Bill Graham Centre, U of T, to talk about why Chinese officials have detained a former Canadian diplomat in Hong Kong.

Duration:00:10:18

Case and Point with Lorne Honickman

12/11/2018
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Alex is joined by Lorne Honickman, Global News Radio Legal Expert, for this edition of Case and Point. Topics include: Tori Stafford's family is outraged over the transfer of Michael Rafferty, Omar Khadr is seeking a Canadian passport as well as permission to speak to his sister, and the argument is being made that embattled Huawei CFO, Meng Wanzhou, is a potential flight risk.

Duration:00:12:03

Government refuses to pay for veteran’s prosthetic leg

12/11/2018
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Alex is joined by Mercedes Stephenson, Global New's Ottawa Bureau Chief, to talk about how the federal government is refusing to pay for the prosthetic leg of an Canadian Armed Forces Captain who lost both her son and one leg, in a car accident that, according to the Captian herself, happened while she was on-duty.

Duration:00:09:34

Counterpoint - Tuesday, December 11th, 2018

12/11/2018
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Alex is joined by Stephen Ledrew, broadcaster, political commentator, homemaker, and Jamie Ellerton, Prinicpal, Conaptus PR, for this edition of Counterpoint. Topics include: O.P.P's deputy commissioner is calling for an investigation into the hiring of his superior, a former Canadian diplomat has been detained by Chinese officials in Hong Kong, Ralph Goodale gives an eyebrow-raising response to the prison transfer of Michael Rafferty, the federal government is toying with the idea of...

Duration:00:17:55

Organized crime behind surge in Canadian vehicle thefts, auto insurance fraud

12/11/2018
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Alex is joined by Henry Tso, Vice President of Investigative Services, Insurance Bureau of Canada, to take a closer look at how a sharp increase in vehicle thefts and auto insurance fraud could be the part of the bread-crumb trail left by those involved in organized crime.

Duration:00:10:35

Global Top Talkers - Tuesday, December 11th, 2018

12/11/2018
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Tonight's Top Talkers are: Scott Thompson - Global News Radio Hamilton & Craig Needles - Global News Radio London Topics include: Canada's Public Safety Minister, Ralph Goodale, answers to comments he made on the recent prison transfer of Michael Rafferty, and a former Canadian diplomat has been detained by Chinese officials.

Duration:00:07:00

Monologue - The United Nations migrant pact puts Canada on a path of no return

12/11/2018
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With thousands of migrants illegally funneling their way into the country and a federal government who seems fixated on projecting their global image, it makes you wonder, does the Trudeau government have any clue what they are doing when it comes to migration and it's proper process?

Duration:00:03:19

Father of Tori Stafford discusses Michael Rafferty being transferred to medium security

12/10/2018
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Alex is joined by Rodney Stafford to discuss how Michael Rafferty who along withTerri-Lynne McClintic, murdered eight-year-old Tori Stafford in 2009, has been moved out of maximum security prison.

Duration:00:07:34

Counterpoint: Monday, December 10th, 2018

12/10/2018
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Alex is joined by Andy Stinton, Small Business man and Michael Diamond, Campaign MAnager at Upstream Strategy Group Inc. Topics inclue: Ontario Deficet expected to ride to 12.3B, Michael Rafferty is in a medium security facility and out of maximum security, Black People grossly overrepresented in cases where Toronto police use force, and much more.

Duration:00:19:19

Ontario's deficit to rise to $12.3B this year

12/10/2018
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Alex is joined by Aaron Wudrick, Federal Director, Canadian Taxpayers Association to discuss Ontario’s deficit will rise to $12.3 billion this fiscal year, half a billion more than he predicted before the spring election.

Duration:00:11:08

Michael Rafferty moved from maximum to medium security facility

12/10/2018
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Michael Rafferty, who along with Terri-Lynne McClintic murdered eight-year-old Tori Stafford in 2009, has been moved out of maximum security prison.

Duration:00:04:09

Huawei CFO Mung Wanzhou Wanted For Fraud In U.S., Court Hears

12/7/2018
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Alex Pierson is joined by David Shipley, Global News Radio Security Expert, to talk about the arrest of Huawei CFO, Meng Wanzhou. Although this arrest happened in Canada, it has international implications. What does this mean for the ongoing trade negotioations with China?

Duration:00:11:28

American Youth: Miseducated, Or Just Stupid?

12/7/2018
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Joining Alex Pierson for ON Point today is Walter Edward Williams, an American economist, commentator and academic. Williams authored a report questioning whether Americans are miseducated, or just stupid. What Williams found is that young people have some troubling views on socialism and communism.

Duration:00:12:24

‘I’d Rather Die Than Move’: Ontario Couple Say They Felt Pressured To Sell Family Home

12/7/2018
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Alex Pierson is joined by Sean O’Shea, Global News Consumer Reporter, to talk about a Woodbridge couple in their 90’s who were pressured to sell their family home. The Henriques family said a real estate agent showed up at their home in 2012 with an offer to buy the family's house. The offer was ignored, but days later the father was pressured into selling the house.

Duration:00:07:27