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The Shift With Drex

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Justin “Drex” Wilcomes brings his unique off-the-cuff personality, no-holds barred interview style and witty candor to Canadians in seven markets from Vancouver to Toronto with his new talk show, The Shift with Drex. The Shift is your late-night destination for lively conversation. Justin “Drex” Wilcomes offers a fresh perspective on the headlines that have Canadians talking. The Shift is about your calls and your stories – custom-made for radio listeners in Calgary and across the nation.

Justin “Drex” Wilcomes brings his unique off-the-cuff personality, no-holds barred interview style and witty candor to Canadians in seven markets from Vancouver to Toronto with his new talk show, The Shift with Drex. The Shift is your late-night destination for lively conversation. Justin “Drex” Wilcomes offers a fresh perspective on the headlines that have Canadians talking. The Shift is about your calls and your stories – custom-made for radio listeners in Calgary and across the nation.
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Location:

London, ON

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Curiouscast

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Justin “Drex” Wilcomes brings his unique off-the-cuff personality, no-holds barred interview style and witty candor to Canadians in seven markets from Vancouver to Toronto with his new talk show, The Shift with Drex. The Shift is your late-night destination for lively conversation. Justin “Drex” Wilcomes offers a fresh perspective on the headlines that have Canadians talking. The Shift is about your calls and your stories – custom-made for radio listeners in Calgary and across the nation.

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English


Episodes

Seamus on You - Vets get effed by Feds Financially

9/18/2018
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Welcome to The Shift with Drex Daily Podcast! We spoke with Colin Saunders, a retired Canadian Armed Forces Sergeant and Veteran's Rights campaigner about the money that the Trudeau government has left on the table for veterans. As well, Are You Okay With? An MP crossing the floor? Calling 911 about Burger King? Marijuana infused drinks? And of course, some of Bob's Bits. GET IT ON APPLE PODCAST, GOOGLE PODCASTS, OR WHEREVER YOU GET YOUR PODCASTS Want to get in touch? Find us online at...

Duration:00:45:17

Recapping The Emmy's

9/18/2018
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We speak with Washington Post Entertainment Reporter Emily Yarh and resident movie guy Steve Stebbing about their takes on the night that was at the Emmy's.

Duration:00:17:17

Midnight Meet-up at Queen's Park

9/17/2018
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Welcome to The Shift with Drex Daily Podcast! We spoke with Travis Dhanraj, Global's Queen's Park correspondent about the late-night sitting of the legislature, the protests, and the ramifications of Bill 31. And tonight, Are You Okay With? Neeldes in strawberries? a FEMA Presidential alert system? And of course, some of Bob's Bits. GET IT ON APPLE PODCAST, GOOGLE PODCASTS, OR WHEREVER YOU GET YOUR PODCASTS Want to get in touch? Find us online at theshiftwithdrex.ca. Give Drex a shout...

Duration:00:35:05

At The Movies With Steve Stebbing

9/14/2018
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Our Shift Movie Guy Steve Stebbing chats with guest host Alex Carr about some horror films, Nicholas Cage and an Icelandic Dark Comedy.

Duration:00:19:26

B.S. University Course. Seriously, the B.S. Course Exists!

9/14/2018
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Welcome to The Shift Daily Podcast with guest host Alex Carr! We spoke with Professor Jevin West from the University of Washington about knowing how to spot BS in the media. We also also had a chat with Nancy Urich (Alex's Aunt!) about her film "The Crescent" showing at the Toronto International Film Festival, Plus, some of Bob's Bits. GET IT ON APPLE PODCAST, GOOGLE PODCASTS, OR WHEREVER YOU GET YOUR PODCASTS Want to get in touch? Find us online at theshiftwithdrex.ca. Give Drex a...

Duration:00:30:10

The Night Hockey Returned to Humboldt

9/13/2018
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Welcome to The Shift Daily Podcast with guest host Alex Carr! We spoke to Global correspondent Mike Armstrong about the Night Hockey returned to Humboldt. We also spoke to a man who claims to have seen the Ogopogo in the waters off of Kelowna, BC. Plus a dose of The Final Meltdown! GET IT ON APPLE PODCAST, GOOGLE PODCASTS, OR WHEREVER YOU GET YOUR PODCASTS Want to get in touch? Find us online at theshiftwithdrex.ca. Give Drex a shout on twitter or via email at drex@theshiftwithdrex.ca

Duration:00:35:23

Paddling Punishment & Ogopogo Punks

9/12/2018
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Welcome to The Shift Daily Podcast with guest host Alex Carr! We chat with a parenting expert about a school in Georgia that has re-instituted paddling as a way to punish children. GUEST: Kathy Lynn - Chair of Corinne’s Quest, a national campaign to end all physical punishment of kids in Canada. The Humboldt Broncos are close to taking to the ice and playing their first game since the tragic bus crash in April. We chat with Steve Wilson, former Weyburn Red Wings play-by-play...

Duration:00:41:37

Vetting Immigrants and Animal Rights in the Air

9/11/2018
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Welcome to the Shift Daily Podcast with guest host Niki Reitmayer! Police have charged a man with the murder of a 13 year-old BC girl. The suspect is a Syrian refugee. There were plenty of opinions from people on the phone lines about Canada's immigration policies. Niki spoke with an animal rights lawyer who has filed a lawsuit against the Canada Food Inspection Agency based on how some horses are being treated when they are sent abroad. Plus, Bob's Bits! GET IT ON APPLE PODCAST, GOOGLE...

Duration:00:34:11

Weed, Hugs & a Pig Loving Picture

9/10/2018
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Welcome to The Shift Daily Podcast with guest host Niki Reitmayer! We're only about 5 weeks away from marijuana legilisation in Canada, and when it is legal, police will begin testing for impaired drivers. One roadside machine available to them is the Drager Drug Test 5000. You'll hear a man test the machine out on the radio to see if it picks up the cannabis in his system. We're also talking about how hugging is good for your health. Plus...ARE YOU OK WITH...a picture of pigs having sex...

Duration:00:37:52

Distracted Driving drives us... Hey Kaepernick is in the News

9/7/2018
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Welcome to The Shift Daily Podcast with guest host Alex Carr! We check in with Jock Wilson (Sports Talk with Jock Wilson, 770 CHQR) about the ongoing Colin Kaepernick, Nike NFL, & Money saga. We get an amusing look at distracted driving with Eric Chapman (CKNW Contributor). He did a search to see how many distracted drivers he could find in 30 minutes. Plus a dose of The Final Meltdown! GET IT ON APPLE PODCAST, GOOGLE PODCASTS, OR WHEREVER YOU GET YOUR PODCASTS Want to get in...

Duration:00:25:39

In Search of an Extraterrestrial, Sasquatchy, Vanilla Ice Podcast?

9/6/2018
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Welcome to The Shift Daily Podcast with guest host Alex Carr! We chat with Dr. Andrew Siemion, Astrophysicist and Director of the Berkeley SETI Centre about the search for extraterrestrial intelligence. A Sasquatch lawsuit was kicked out of court, but the guy behind it says he’s not giving up. We spoke with Todd Standing, Sasquatch documentarian. Plus a dose of The Final Meltdown! GET IT ON APPLE PODCAST, GOOGLE PODCASTS, OR WHEREVER YOU GET YOUR PODCASTS Want to get in touch? Find...

Duration:00:38:56

Chasing Storms and the Hit Song of The Summer

9/5/2018
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Welcome to The Shift Daily Podcast with guest host Alex Carr! Tropical Storm Gordon is bearing down on Florida - and a small group of Canadians wish they were closer to it. They’re stormchasers. And one of these thrillseekers, Jade Vanja joins us to tell us about their unusual - and risky - hobby. And summer feels like it’s officially over, so it’s time to crown the Summer Song of 2018….and to figure out exactly what the secret it to becoming a summer hit. Eric Alper, music publicist and...

Duration:00:44:13

Motorcycling to Fight Traffic & The Broncos Skate Once Again

9/4/2018
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Welcome to The Shift Daily Podcast with guest host Niki Reitmayer! It's back to school and back to work...so that means it's back to congestion. Is encouraging more people to start riding motorcycles the solution to solving our congestion woes? Back in April, our nation changed. A tragic and devestating bus crash killed 16 members of the Humboldt Broncos Junior Hockey team and injured 13 others. The team took to the ice for the very first time since that tragedy. We speak to the organizer...

Duration:00:41:23

Free Movement with CANZUK & WWE Hall Of Famer Mick Foley

8/31/2018
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What do you think of the idea of free movement between Canada, the UK, Australia and New Zealand? CANZUK International have been trying to make it happen for a few years now, and now the Conservatives have made it a par tof their official party platform. We chat to James Skinner, CANZUK Chief Executive. WWE Hall of Famer Mick Foley is touring across Canada talking about his infamous Hell In A Cell match with The Undertaker from 20 years ago. Mick took some time out of the tour to join the...

Duration:00:43:04

B.C. Vs. Opioids & Swearing in Public

8/30/2018
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The B.C. Government announced that it suing 40 companies in connection with manufacturing opioids. The province is looking to recoup healthcare costs associated with the province's ongoing opioid epidemic that has killed thousands. We chat with MP Don Davies who wants this issue to go national. Plus an update on the Halifax PTSD killer, the guy who killed a woman and claimed the murder gave him PTSD. Becuase his dad is a veteran, he gets treatments covered for free. We chat to Veterans...

Duration:00:38:20

Killers with PTSD and Killer Robots

8/29/2018
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We tell you the story of a convicted murderer, who was never a veteran, now getting PTSD treatment for free with Veterans Affairs footing the bill. The catch here? The guy claims the PTSD was brought on by commiting the murder in the first place. Veterans are pissed about it and one of them is Sgt.Colin Saunders who joins us. Plus we chat about killer robots. They are no longer science fiction. You're gonna meet the Canadian who is working with the UN to stop them from ever...

Duration:00:26:54

When Mean Dogs Show Their True Colors

8/28/2018
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Another dog attack, this time in Lethbridge, Alberta, and it's clear the responsibility lands on the shoulder of the owner, whose dog has attacked before. We chat to vet Dr. Adrian Walton about what we should be doing instead of banning breeds. We also had a chance to chat with Cyndi Lauper, one of the most influential poop stars in the last 30 years...not just influential in the music business, but influential in the gay community with her charity work... Plus, Are You OK With...suing...

Duration:00:43:13

Birth Tourism & "Sex Robot Brothels"

8/27/2018
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Is birth tourism an issue in Canada? The Conservatives think so, so does a Liberal MP. We chat about the issues it could bring for some people becoming stateless, plus we take your calls. Our new segment ARE YOU OK WITH...Serena Williams wearing a body suit during matches...how about a "sex robot brothel" in Toronto? GET IT ON APPLE PODCAST, GOOGLE PODCASTS, OR WHEREVER YOU GET YOUR PODCASTS Want to get in touch? Find us online at theshiftwithdrex.ca. Give Drex a shout on twitter or via...

Duration:00:35:56

Pick Your Poison: Maxime Bernier or Coconut Oil?

8/24/2018
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Maxine Bernier has walked away from the Tories and vowed to start his own party. We chat with David Moscrop, a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Ottawa to see what his odds are of forming a strong party. Is coconut oil "pure poison"? Or is the Harvard professor that said that just full of bologna? We chat with dietician Desiree Neilsen who gives us the facts, not the hyperbole. Plus The FInal Meltdown! GET IT ON APPLE PODCAST, GOOGLE PODCASTS, OR WHEREVER YOU GET YOUR...

Duration:00:39:22

A Trump Combo with a Side of Drive-Thru Outrage

8/23/2018
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Trump! Was yesterday the first domino in the Prez's downfall? Or will Teflon Don countinue to reign. Plus our new segment ARE YOU OK WITH? Are you ok with University of Alberta professors saying closing drive-thru's would be good for Canadian health? A few people got angry, including the host. Plus a dose of The Final Meltdown! GET IT ON APPLE PODCAST, GOOGLE PODCASTS, OR WHEREVER YOU GET YOUR PODCASTS Want to get in touch? Find us online at theshiftwithdrex.ca. Give Drex a shout on...

Duration:00:29:17