Canada’s ambassador to the US resigns – why the position matters so much
Guest: Sarah Goldfeder - Fellow, Canadian Global Affairs Institute / Principal at Earnscliffe Strategy Group
How the internet and technology is changing the English language
Guest: Gretchen McCulloch - internet lingust, author: "Because Internet: Understanding the New Rules of Language"
From vegan burgers to almond milk – controversy on the words that vegan alternatives can use
Guest: Anna Pippus - Vancouver...
Music, copyright, and plagiarism: Katy Perry court loss highlights some importance legal and artistic issues
Guest: Kurt Dahl - Partner / Entertainment Lawyer with Murphy & Company LLP, also drummer for the band One Bad Son
Twenty years since “The Blair Witch Project” – a cultural phenomenon that will never be duplicated
Guest: Jake Kring-Schreifels - Senior Editor at Yankees Magazine and a freelance culture writer for a variety of publications
Quebec to mandate minimum monthly...
What is the endgame for fugitive BC murder suspects?
Guest: Jooyoung Lee – Associate Professor, Sociology, University of Toronto
Canada’s Chief Electoral Officer decides to keep federal election date where it is
Guest: Michael Mostyn, CEO – B’nai Brith Canada
Opioid crisis forces a rethink on how the system helps patients deal with pain
Guest: Lori Montgomery – Medical Leader, AHS Calgary Pain Program; clinical associate professor, Depts. Family Medicine and Anesthesiology,...
Council approves 60 million in budget cuts
Guest: Jeromy Farkas - Councillor, Ward 11
Calgary’s arena deal: How we got here
Guest: Jason Markusoff, Alberta correspondent - Maclean’s magazine
Calgary Folk Fest to allow cannabis consumption zone
Guest: Sara Leishman - Executive Director, Calgary Folk Music Festival
Does Canada’s election date – which currently conflicts with a Jewish holiday - need to be changed?
Guest: Shimon Koffler Fogel - President and CEO, Centre for Israel...
What does the economic evidence tell us about the impact of subsidizing pro sports arenas and stadiums?
Guest: Brad Humphreys, economics professor - West Virginia University, specializing in the economics of sports
The costly dilemma of 24 Sussex Drive: spend millions to repair it or tear down a historic home
Guest: Chris Selley – National Post columnist
More cases are collapsing as Alberta’s prosecutor shortage drags on
Guest: Matthew Block, Secretary - Alberta Crown Attorneys...
Why it's a mistake for Canada to ban paid plasma donations
Guest: Peter Jaworski - Assistant Teaching Professor (Ethics) - Georgetown University and co-founder - DonationEthics.com
A fight for retail freedom in Manitoba
Guest: Ramsey Zeid, manager of Winnipeg grocery store Food Fare
A rehabilitated black bear was shot and killed less than a two weeks after being release
Guest: Clio Smeeton, president of the Cochrane Ecological institute
Another big day for hot dog eating legend...
Growing concern about foreign meddling in Canada’s upcoming election
Guest: Stephanie Carvin, Assistant Professor of International Relations - Norman Paterson School of International Affairs (Carleton University)
A pragmatic environmentalist’s case for LNG
Guest: Blair King - BC-based Environmental Scientist with an interest in energy policy
As Calgary prepares to roll out an e-scooter sharing program, other cities are having second thoughts
Guest: Jeremy Elrod, Nashville city...
“Why Young Men” – what leads young men down a dangerous and violent path and how to stop it
Guest: Jamil Jivani, author - "Why Young Men: Rage, Race and the Crisis of Identity"
Visiting professor - Toronto’s Osgoode Hall Law School
Founder - Citizen Empowerment Project
Ticketmaster faces $4.5-million in penalties after Competition Bureau investigation
Guest: Josephine Palumbo - Deputy Commissioner for the Competition Bureau’s Deceptive Marketing Practices Directorate