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Hundreds of people were injured in protests in Paris - Monday, November 26th, 2018

Pressed for Monday, November 26th - Hundreds of people were injured in protest in Paris • Taiwan voted against same-sex marriage • General Motors is getting set to announce a big closure in Ontario • Britain is another step closer to making its official exit • hundreds of Amazon workers walked out on Black Friday • Calgary Stampeders are Grey Cup champs.


The death toll in the California wildfires increased to 76 - Monday, November 19th, 2018

Pressed for Monday, November 19th - The death toll in the California wildfires increased to 76 • Canada Post workers are still on strike • the White House was ordered to reinstate Jim Acosta’s press pass • Dellen Millard was sentenced to more jail time • a 17-year-old race car driver fractured her spine in a crash.


California is being ravaged by wildfires - Monday, November 12th, 2018

Pressed Podcast for Monday, November 12th - Two California wildfires left at least 25 people dead • an attack in Somalia killed at least 53 people • a terrorist attack hit Melbourne, Australia on Friday • Mexico is considering legalizing weed • 10 people were killed in a mudslide in Brazil.


A shooter killed two people in a yoga studio in Florida - Monday, November 5th, 2018

Pressed for Monday, November 5th: Two people were killed in a shooting at a yoga studio • one person is dead after two planes collided over Ottawa • two people were killed in an Amazon warehouse • Iran is facing tough penalties • taxi companies are suing the City of Toronto for $1.7 billion.


A shooting in Pennsylvania left 11 people dead - Monday, October 29th, 2018

Pressed for Monday, October 29th - 11 people were killed in a shooting in Pennsylvania • FBI arrested the man behind the pipe bomb packages • the family of Barry and Honey Sherman are offering a $10 million reward for info • the Boston Red Sox are World Series champs • An Indonesian flight carrying 189 people crashed this morning • two U.N. peacekeepers died in Mali.


Canada Post workers are on strike - Monday, October 22nd, 2018 with Special Guest Amber Morley, Toronto City Council Candidate

Pressed for Monday, October 15th - Canada Post workers are on strike • Saudi Arabia said journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed • at least 59 people were killed in a train accident in India • 700,000 people protested Brexit • advertisers are suing Facebook for inflating video view averages.


Sears may have to declare bankruptcy today - Monday, October 15th, 2018

Pressed for Monday, October 15th - Sears may have to declare bankruptcy today • landslides in Indonesia killed at least 22 people • Over 100,000 people gathered in Germany to protest the far-right movement • Canada is giving $50 million in funds to Palestine • three people died in Germany after being hit by a plane.


Brett Kavanaugh is the newest Supreme Court judge - Tuesday, October 9th, 2018

Pressed for Tuesday, October 9th: Brett Kavanaugh was confirmed as a Supreme Court Judge • 20 people were killed in a limo crash in New York • Brazil’s far-right party leader has won the first round of a historic presidential election • Canadians will be allowed to fly high • the UN released its harshest warning on climate change.


Canada and the U.S. finally reached a tentative NAFTA deal - Monday, October 1st, 2018

Canada and the U.S. finally reached a tentative NAFTA deal • the FBI is investigating Brett Kavanaugh for sexual assault • an earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia killed over 800 people • Facebook got hacked • Elon Musk stepped down as Chairman of Tesla.


Mother Nature is wreaking havoc in Asia and North American - Monday, September 17th, 2018

Pressed for Monday, September 17th: Typhoon Mangkhut killed at least 59 people in Asia • Hurricane Florence left at least 15 people dead • Maxime Bernier set up his own political party • Paul Manafort confirmed his cooperation with Robert Mueller • a guard was taken hostage by inmates in Kenora, Ontario.


Pressed Podcast: Monday, September 10, 2018

Rapper Mac Miller died at age 26 • George Papadopoulos was sentenced to 14 days in jail • Naomi Osaka beat Serena Williams and won the U.S. Open • Leslie Moonves stepped down as the CEO of CBS • 75 people were sentenced to death in Egypt.


Pressed Podcast: Tuesday, September 4, 2018, with Special Guest Amber Morley, Toronto City Council Candidate

The National Museum of Brazil went up in flames • NAFTA negotiations will continue this week • Google and Mastercard are tracking your transactions • Nicaragua kicked out a team of United Nations human rights advocates • two far-right protests were held in Germany.


Pressed Podcast: Monday, August 27, 2018

A shooting in Jacksonville left at least four people dead • Senator John McCain died on Saturday • Italy let migrants into the country after leaving them stranded for 10 days • Costa Ricans marched in solidarity with Nicaraguan migrants • a bus crash in Bulgaria left at least 16 people dead.


Pressed Podcast: Monday, August 20, 2018

Over 350 people died in floods in India • thousands attended the funeral of two police officers killed in the Fredericton shooting • the U.S. placed sanctions on Myanmar’s military • former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan died at age 80 • another earthquake rocked Indonesia.


Pressed Podcast: Tuesday, August 7, 2018

An earthquake in Indonesia left at least 95 people are dead • Aimia rejected Air Canada’s offer to buy back Aeroplan • someone tried to assassinate the Venezuelan president • Indra Nooyi is leaving PepsiCo • Portugal is in the middle of a heat wave.


Pressed Podcast: Monday, July 30, 2018, with Special Guest Emily Ramshaw of Bumble Canada

Canada might ban handguns across the country • a massive wildfire killed five people in California • CBS CEO Les Moonves was accused of sexual misconduct • an earthquake killed 14 people in Indonesia • Ontario’s premier and Toronto’s mayor are squabbling over city council cuts.


Pressed Podcast: Monday, July 23, 2018

One woman is dead after a hostage situation at Trader Joe’s • Canada is one of three countries welcoming the Syrian White Helmets • Police have identified the remains of Bruce McArthur’s eighth victim • James Gunn is out as director of Guardians of the Galaxy • Restaurant critic Jonathan Gold died at 57 • 64 fires are burning across Ontario.


Pressed Podcast: Monday, July 16, 2018

France won the World Cup • 12 Russians were charged with interference in the 2016 U.S. election • a bombing in Pakistan killed at least 130 people • wildfires are blazing across B.C. • Scarlett Johansson dropped out of a movie role.