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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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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

Facebook faces scrutiny (again) & Life at a Canadian Commune

11/21/2018
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Facebook is facing backlash after the social network was used by a family in South Sudan to auction off a child bride, even though it is illegal in South Sudan to be married before age 18. It's just another in a long list of bad news for Facebook. What would they need to do for you to delete your account? We ask Jesse Miller, the man behind mediatedreality.com For nearly three decades, Michael Poole has been living on 17.5 acres of land on the west coast of BC, where he started an...

Duration:00:41:01

Alexa on the witness stand & Snoop's Star

11/20/2018
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Are You OK with a judge ordering Amazon to hand over an Alexa recording that might contain audio of two women being murdered? Amazon was ordered by a judge to hand over recordings taken by an Echo device in the New Hampshire home where Christine Sullivan lived with her boyfriend. Sullivan was found murdered in the backyard of the home in January 2017, along with Jenna Pellegrini who was staying at the home. We chat with criminal lawyer Paul Doroshenko about it. and in Bob's Bits...name...

Duration:00:24:06

Canada is Cannabis Crazy & Dart Farts

11/19/2018
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One month after legalization came into effect on Oct.17, a new Ipsos poll conducted on behalf of Global News reveals that of those who have purchased cannabis in the last month, 35% went back to their pre-legalization sources. In other words, they skipped legal avenues in favour of their old dealer. We chat to cannabis journalist and author Amanda Siebert. ARE YOU OK WITH...a guy denying farting at the World Championships of Darts? Plus Bob's Bits! GET IT ON APPLE PODCAST, GOOGLE...

Duration:00:26:40

Sex in a "Pleasure Palace on Wheels"

11/16/2018
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In October of 2017 a homeless veteran named Johnny Bobbitt used his last $20 to buy gas for a woman who was stranded on Interstate 95 in Philadelphia. In return, she created a GoFundMe campaign with her boyfriend to raise money for Bobbitt to thank him...turns out it was all a scam. We also discuss sex...in autonomous cars. And Mark Breslin, the founder of the Yuk Yuk's comedy clubs will receive the Order of Canada, we chat about his 40+ years in comedy. GET IT ON APPLE PODCAST, GOOGLE...

Duration:00:30:00

Search & Rescue Robbery, plus Weird Science!

11/15/2018
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Another search & rescue operation has been robbed, this time in Merritt, BC. We spoke to Radio NL reporter Colton Davies about what was stolen, and what's next for the search & rescue crew now that they're out $8,000. Weird Science with Andrew Ferreira! We chat about the Soyuz rocket that will be taking a Canadian to the ISS come December, plus what we have learned about space from the conclusion of the Keppler & DAWN missions. Plus Bob's Bits! GET IT ON APPLE PODCAST, GOOGLE PODCASTS, OR...

Duration:00:40:58

No Faith in Tweets & Fined for Feeding Animals

11/14/2018
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Bashir Mohamad refuses to back down from legal threats from an Edmonton MP who is threatning to sue Mohamed about tweets he posted about Kerry Diotte associating with white nationlist Faith Goldy. ARE YOU OK WITH...an Ontario city making it illegal to feed wild animals? Plus 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 on twitter or via email at...

Duration:00:36:13

Excelsior, Stan Lee & Rick Mercer Final Report

11/13/2018
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Stan Lee is dead at the age of 95. The guy behind Marvel lived a hell of a life, and our movie guy Steve Stebbing joined us to chat the passing of Stan, and the legacy he'll leave behind. Rick Mercer was on with us to chat about his new book with some of his final rants from his CBC TV show. It's called Final Report and it's out now! Plus 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:00:47:00

No Clemency for Clement & Kicked Out For Kissing

11/8/2018
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The Shift Daily Podcast with guest host Eric Chapman! We continue to talk about the Tony Clement sexting incident. Maureen McGrath (The Sunday Night Health Show) joined us. ARE YOU OK WITH...two people kissing at a concert and being asked to leave? 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:00:29:31

Tory Tony resigns over Sexting Scandal

11/7/2018
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MP Tony Clement claims he is a victim of extortian, in a late breaking story from Ottawa. He has resigned because of a sexting scandal. Plus we discuss Claire's Law with Regina journalist David Boles from CKRM. Plus 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 on twitter or via email at drex@theshiftwithdrex.ca

Duration:00:43:17

Two Debates - Spanking & How you tee up your Tea

11/6/2018
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Are you OK with parents spanking their kids? America's leading pediatricians' group says 20 years of research on children and discipline strongly supports a no-spanking policy. We took a bunch of calls from parents across the country. Plus, a dose 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 on twitter or via email at drex@theshiftwithdrex.ca

Duration:00:32:59

Drizzy, Drowsy and Gary

11/5/2018
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Toronto rapper Drake took to Instagram early Saturday calling a Vancouver casino "the worst run business I have ever witnessed" and accusing the casino of racially profiling him and not allowing him to gamble. We chatted to Tomee Sojourner-Campbell, who is a Senior Learning & Development Consultant in the field of Consumer Racial Profiling. ARE YOU OK WITH...A canadian being booted from a WestJet flight because he took a sedative and fell asleep? Plus Bob's Bits! GET IT ON APPLE PODCAST,...

Duration:00:33:35

Inside "The Kids In The Hall" with Paul Myers

11/2/2018
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There's a new official Kids In The Hall book out! The Kids in Hall One Dumb Guy Author Paul Myers joined The Shift to chat about the Canadian legends. Plus a dose 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 on twitter or via email at drex@theshiftwithdrex.ca

Duration:00:47:41

Seeing Red (Solo Cups) In The House of Cocktails

11/1/2018
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The brother of convicted child-killer Terri-Lynne McClintic says the only reason his sister is in a healing lodge is because she manipulated the corrections system. We have more from this exclusive Global News Report. ARE YOU OK WITH...Conservatives and staff having a drink at work after a meeting...while on camera? Few seem to be outraged and most are asking, why is this a story? Plus a dose of Bob's Bits! GET IT ON APPLE PODCAST, GOOGLE PODCASTS, OR WHEREVER YOU GET YOUR...

Duration:00:43:27

Ghastly Spending by ex-Governor General & a Ghoulish Ghost Affair in the Air

10/31/2018
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More offensive government waste has been found, and tonight it comes from a story written for the National Post by Brian Platt. He revealed that former Governor General Adrienne Clarkson is still apparently billing Canadian taxpayers for more than $100,000 a year in office expenses. We chat to Kris Sims from the Canadian Taxpayers Federation. ARE YOU OK WITH...Ontario MPP Jim Wilson lying at Queens Park? We took your calls. Plus a dose of Bob's Bits! GET IT ON APPLE PODCAST, GOOGLE...

Duration:00:39:53

Big Box Brand poo-poos Poppies

10/30/2018
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We examine if anti-Semitism is on the rise in Canada, after the deadly shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue. ARE YOU OK WITH...A Moncton Costco limiting a legion from selling poppies in front of the store? Plus, a dose 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 on twitter or via email at drex@theshiftwithdrex.ca

Duration:00:34:53

Not Talking about Trump (maybe) & Career Day Drag

10/29/2018
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Trump has said a LOT this week. Some are wondering if it's time for him to tone it down. We asked our Shift Listeners whether we should quit talking about Trump on our show. ARE YOU OK WITH...A drag queen appearing at a middle school career day? Plus a dose 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 on twitter or via email at drex@theshiftwithdrex.ca

Duration:00:37:47

Leave the Blow Torch off the Front Porch

10/26/2018
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Tonight we needed to add a few people to the Imbecile Index, including Megyn Kelly who was ok with black face. And Trump of course. ARE YOU OK WITH...a guy burning down his parents house? He was using a blowtorch to kill spiders. We asked our listeners if they had ever set anything on fire. Plus a dose 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 on twitter or...

Duration:00:41:03

Commuting, Rocking and Flossing

10/25/2018
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New research from Global staffing firm Robert Half says that more than 1 in 5 employees have left a job because of a bad commute. 28 US cities were surveyed. What about in Canada? We asked our Shift listeners if they would quit and find a job closer to home. The phones melted down. Ted Nugent is whining about not being nominated for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. We discuss whether he deserves it or not. Plus stick around for Bob's Bits! GET IT ON APPLE PODCAST, GOOGLE PODCASTS, OR...

Duration:00:40:17

Quit Job, Sell House, Yank Kids from School & See the World!

10/24/2018
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The Mother of murdered Halifax police officer Catherine Campbell is in Ottawa this week to meet with PC leader Andrew Scheer. Susan Campbell sat down with Global news to speak about the PTSD case of Christopher Garnier, who killed her daughter. Former Vancouver radio and TV host Tara Jean Stevens quit her job, sold her house, pulled the kids out of school and decided to hit the road on an international adventure. Tara checks in from Cyprus to let us know how it's going a few weeks in. Plus...

Duration:00:41:35

Thumbs Up For Hitching A Ride

10/23/2018
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Actor Chris Hemsworth picked a hitchhiker (by helicopter) in Australia recently and it got us thinking, No one that works on the show has ever hitchhiked, or picked one up, so we asked listeners for their stories...and we got a trunk load. Plus a dose 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 on twitter or via email at drex@theshiftwithdrex.ca

Duration:00:42:00