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Join Rob Breakenridge weekday afternoons from 12:30pm - 3:00pm.

Join Rob Breakenridge weekday afternoons from 12:30pm - 3:00pm.
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Calgary, AB

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Join Rob Breakenridge weekday afternoons from 12:30pm - 3:00pm.

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English


Episodes

Max and Tim Getting Hitched?

9/19/2018
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With his new People's Party only days old, could Maxime Bernier's fledgeling conservative outpost possibly find itself getting married to Tim Moen and the Libertarians?

Duration:00:14:36

Does Alberta need a balanced budget law?

9/19/2018
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Rob speaks with Ted Morton, Executive-in-Residence at the School of Public Policy at the University of Calgary and Senior Fellow, Energy and Environment, at the Manning Foundation.

Duration:00:15:07

"Demonic"

9/17/2018
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There is outrage over a Nigerian Christian preacher who has been invited to speak in Calgary this week who has denounced homosexuals as "demonic." Junaid Jahangir is an assistant professor at MacEwan University, and joins Rob to shine a light on what's happening.

Duration:00:12:20

Just Make It Right

9/17/2018
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Last week marked the one year anniversary of the fire at CFB Suffield, and those neighbours who were affected say they're still getting the runaround.

Duration:00:08:28

The Teachers File

9/17/2018
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Two big stories in the world of teachers are at the fore today. New numbers out show just how much violence teachers have to endure at the hands of students. Meanwhile, Tzeporah Berman will be making a command performance at an upcoming teacher’s conference. But contrary to what social media thinks, union dues are not being used to pay for her appearance. We talk with the ATA's Jonathan Teghtmeyer about both of these stories.

Duration:00:11:30

Back to the Ice

9/11/2018
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The Humboldt Broncos will play their first regular season home game on Wednesday night just months after a tragic bus crash killed 16 people connected with the team. Mike Armstrong from Global National is in Humboldt and joins us to give us a sense of the mood in the community, and in the rink.

Duration:00:09:10

The View from the "No" Side

9/11/2018
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Colin Craig is a volunteer with the "No" campaign against the 2026 Games and is the former Alberta director for the Canadian Taxpayers Federation. He joins Rob to share his thoughts on today's unveiling of the host plan by the Calgary BidCo.

Duration:00:10:11

"Jobless numbers are like polls"

9/7/2018
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University of Calgary Economics associate professor Trevor Tombe joins Rob to discuss the latest unemployment numbers and what they mean for Alberta's economic recovery.

Duration:00:11:17

Saving for a Rainy Day

9/7/2018
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A new report out says the province should be banking non-renewable resource revenue rather than spending it.

Duration:00:11:06

Gun Crimes Questions

9/7/2018
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Matt Gurney of our sister station Global News Radio 640 Toronto joins Rob to talk about the work he's done to dig in some numbers that are driving a debate on whether handguns should be banned. He says the data everyone's working with is wrong.

Duration:00:16:32

The argument against 30km/h residential speed limits

9/6/2018
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Ward 12 Councillor Shane Keating joins Rob to discuss why residential speed limits shouldn't go down to 30 km/h immediately and why speed reductions need to be carefully considered.

Duration:00:13:27

Just Do It.

9/4/2018
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We talk to Jon Healey from the Los Angeles Times about his piece today - Colin Kaepernick, the best publicized yet most misunderstood man in sports.

Duration:00:13:06

All the President's Secrets

9/4/2018
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Bob Woodward, the journalist who dove deep into the Watergate Scandal, is out with a new tell-all book about the Trump Presidency. We get the latest from our Reggie Cecchini.

Duration:00:14:54

A plan for safer Calgary residential streets

9/4/2018
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Ward 9 Councillor Gian-Carlo Carra joins Rob to discuss the notice of motion at Calgary city council proposing a drop in the residential speed limit to 30 from 50 km/h.

Duration:00:10:12

The argument to slow down when passing emergency vehicles

9/4/2018
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Jeff Kasbrick of the Alberta Motor Association joins Rob to discuss why changes need to be made to the "Slow Down, Move Over" legislation on Alberta highways and roadways.

Duration:00:08:44

Why are we paying for this?

8/29/2018
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Why is Veterans Affairs paying for PTSD treatment for a convicted murderer who never served? Drex -- who hosts The Shift with Drex on 770 CHQR -- joins Rob to share this story.

Duration:00:12:45

Let's Make a Deal

8/29/2018
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Canada is back at the bargaining table with the US on trade. How might this end? What is a win for Canada and what is a win for the US? Rob talks with Daniel Schwanen, VP - Research at the C.D. Howe Institute.

Duration:00:14:23

Broken system?

8/29/2018
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Canada’s immigration minister says the backlogged asylum system is not sustainable. Conservative MP Michelle Rempel weighs in.

Duration:00:19:02

Erin O'Toole on NAFTA

8/28/2018
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Erin O'Toole, foreign affairs critic of the Conservative Party of Canada, joins Rob to discuss where the bilateral talks between Mexico and the US leaves Canada in terms of NAFTA.

Duration:00:18:20

International Association of Women Police

8/27/2018
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S/Sgt. Bev Vorvos joins Rob in-studio to discuss the gathering of women police officers in Calgary as part of the International Association of Women Police, the challenges women in uniform face, and some of the successes.

Duration:00:08:54