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The show that deconstructs, then reconstructs a news story -- big or small -- every day!

The show that deconstructs, then reconstructs a news story -- big or small -- every day!
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Canada

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The show that deconstructs, then reconstructs a news story -- big or small -- every day!

Language:

English


Episodes

I DON'T KNOW BUT IT'S RIGHT - EP 2

11/30/2016
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STORIES Nickelback Meme: http://bit.ly/1PdFnHx Hole Against Humanity: http://huff.to/2g9SrGC CONNECT twitter: @FraserAllanBest insta: @FraserAllanBest

Duration:00:31:46

RAD [2016.07.19] (Leading Tone E29)

10/23/2016
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CONNECT twitter: @FraserAllanBest insta: @FraserAllanBest

Duration:01:00:21

ON ALL LIVES MATTER - spare E86 [2016.07.13]

7/17/2016
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On the version of O Canada that incorporated the phrase "all lives matter" performed by The Canadian Tenors at an MLB All-Star Game in San Diego, California. LINKS Article: http://bit.ly/2ajN3vD FOLLOW insta: @fraserallanbest twitter: @FraserAllanBest

Duration:00:09:03

ON TRUDEAU AT "THREE AMIGOS" - spare E73 [2016.06.30]

7/2/2016
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On the "Three Amigos" summit, and what it says about Canada's position in the game-changing political trends we are seeing in both the Brexit movement, and the Trump campaign. LINKS Summit: http://on.thestar.com/29d3x8O Bromance: http://bit.ly/29i6MxN FOLLOW insta: @fraserallanbest twitter: @FraserAllanBest

Duration:00:09:27

ON FRENCH IMMERSION - spare E70 [2016.06.27]

6/28/2016
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On the growing skepticism around the "elitism" in public French immersion schooling in Canada. LINKS MacLean's: http://bit.ly/294Bv2D Statistics: http://bit.ly/290yuxt FOLLOW insta: @fraserallanbest twitter: @FraserAllanBest

Duration:00:07:18

ON CANADA PENSION EXPANSION - spare E67 [2016.06.24]

6/25/2016
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On the estimated billion dollar price-tag attached to Finance Minister Bill Morneau’s expansion of the Canada Pension Plan. LINKS Article: http://bit.ly/28SOqPu FOLLOW insta: @fraserallanbest twitter: @FraserAllanBest

Duration:00:07:34

ON BRITAIN LEAVING THE EU - spare E66 [2016.06.23]

6/24/2016
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On the vote by the British public that ultimately favoured the United Kingdom's secession from the European Union, and what it means. LINKS Brexit Vote: http://bit.ly/28QVfBb Cameron Resigns: http://bit.ly/28RgDv4 FOLLOW insta: @fraserallanbest twitter: @FraserAllanBest

Duration:00:08:46

ON SNOOP DOGG'S LEAFS LOGO - spare E65 [2016.06.22]

6/23/2016
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On Maple Leafs Sports and Entertainment potentially pursuing legal action to block a trademark application submitted by Snoop Dogg on the basis that infringes on the existing Leafs graphic branding. LINKS Article: http://bit.ly/28NQ6fp Logo: http://bit.ly/28RIzzi FOLLOW insta: @fraserallanbest twitter: @FraserAllanBest

Duration:00:06:13

ON MARIJUANA AT LCBO - spare E64 [2016.06.21]

6/21/2016
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On Premier Kathleen Wynne's announcement that policy advisors are considering LCBO stores as distribution outlets for legal marijuana in Ontario. LINKS article: http://on.thestar.com/28OvGnZ FOLLOW insta: @fraserallanbest twitter: @FraserAllanBest

Duration:00:05:47

ON UNDERFUNDED TRUMP CAMPAIGN - spare E63 [2016.06.20]

6/21/2016
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On Donald Trump's "underfunded" campaign and how it might not be a good indicator that he will uncompetitive in the general election. LINKS article: http://nyti.ms/28M5oE0 FOLLOW insta: @fraserallanbest twitter: @FraserAllanBest

Duration:00:10:12

ON BREXIT AND QUEBEC SOVREIGNTY - spare E62 [2016.06.19]

6/20/2016
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On the BREXIT movement movement in the UK set to resolved in a referendum this week, and how it compares to the Canadian historical case of Quebec's movement for sovereignty. LINKS Related Article: http://bit.ly/28IEa0o FOLLOW insta: @fraserallanbest twitter: @FraserAllanBest

Duration:00:06:46

ON NUCLEAR POWER OBJECTIONS - spare E61 [2016.06.18]

6/19/2016
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On the opposition to nuclear power, voiced by environmentalists who lament our collective reliance on fossil fuels. LINKS Column: http://bit.ly/1rvkJx5 FOLLOW insta: @fraserallanbest twitter: @FraserAllanBest

Duration:00:05:46

ON INJURED CANADIAN VETERANS - spare E60 [2016.06.17]

6/18/2016
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On the Canadian Liberal government arguing that they do not have a "Duty of Care" to injured Canadian veterans, a reversal the position that they voiced as the opposition to Harper's Conservative government. LINKS Article: http://bit.ly/1W5b6Sx FOLLOW insta: @fraserallanbest twitter: @FraserAllanBest

Duration:00:06:43

ON GAY ORLANDO SHOOTER POSSIBILITY - spare E59 [2016.06.16]

6/17/2016
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On recent findings that suggest that the Orlando shooter Omar Mateen had, at the least, confusion about his sexual identity. LINKS Globe Article: http://bit.ly/1tzM5Ek Global News: http://bit.ly/1WQ9RHO Telegraph: http://bit.ly/1UzwEpf FOLLOW insta: @fraserallanbest twitter: @FraserAllanBest

Duration:00:06:01

ON DRAFTING WOMEN - spare E38 [2016.06.15]

6/16/2016
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On a bill currently being debated in the United States Congress, proposing to make it mandatory for women to register for the draft upon turning eighteen. LINKS Article: http://bit.ly/24Saosj Cruz: http://wapo.st/25Z6vrq FOLLOW insta: @fraserallanbest twitter: @FraserAllanBest

Duration:00:07:38

ON KILLING OF ROBERT HALL - spare E57 [2016.06.14]

6/15/2016
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On the recent killing of Canadian Robert Hall at the hands of Abu Sayyaf in the Philippines, and the ethics of current Canadian policies on negotiating international hostages. LINKS Trudeau Statement: http://bit.ly/1UPraW1 Bob Rae Article: http://bit.ly/1XXzgAn FOLLOW insta: @fraserallanbest twitter: @FraserAllanBest

Duration:00:11:05

ON ISLAMIC STATE'S ATTACK IN ORLANDO - spare 56 [2016.06.13]

6/14/2016
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On the sharp retorts to Trump's reiteration of his call to ban Muslims from entering the United States from certain countries, and how all of this misunderstands the reach of the Islamic State. LINKS Trump: http://nyti.ms/1YoUyFQ Ex-Wife: http://bit.ly/1ZNhsF6 FOLLOW insta: @fraserallanbest twitter: @FraserAllanBest

Duration:00:07:10

ON TRUMP'S TWEETS ON ORLANDO ATTACK - spare E55 [2016.06.12]

6/13/2016
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On the Twitter posts made by Donald Trump in the short-term aftermath of the shooting of 50 civilians in Orlando Florida, and what it says about his leadership in the lead-up to the general election. LINKS tweet: http://bit.ly/1tlvpQe FOLLOW insta: @fraserallanbest twitter: @FraserAllanBest

Duration:00:09:33

ON TICKET BOTS AND THE TRAGICALLY HIP - spare E54 [2016.06.11]

6/12/2016
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On the idea by some activists -- mobilized in outraged response to problems in he sale of tickets to The Tragically Hip -- that the government of should develop regulations to stop online ticket bots. LINKS Related Article: http://bit.ly/1OjeeZl FOLLOW insta: @fraserallanbest twitter: @FraserAllanBest

Duration:00:09:19

ON SOUTH AFRICAN FIREFIGHTER STRIKE - spare E53 [2016.06.10]

6/11/2016
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On the labour strike by the South African firefighters contracted into Fort McMurray to assist local Canadian firefighters. LINKS Article: http://bit.ly/1UmycD4 Notley: http://bit.ly/1Xfqug6 FOLLOW insta: @fraserallanbest twitter: @FraserAllanBest

Duration:00:08:11