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
China has banned all Canadian meat imports. Should Canada be fighting back?
Guest: Matt Gurney – National Post columnist
List of banned terrorist organizations now includes two neo-Nazi groups
Guest: Leah West - former counsel with the Dept. of Justice, National Security Litigation & Advisory Group; soon-to-be part of the Norman Patterson School of International Affairs at Carleton University faculty as a lecturer of National Security and Intelligence
No charges to be laid against...
IOC decision on 2026 Winter Olympics shows that it’s business-as-usual
Guest: Christopher Dempsey - Founder and former co-chair - No Boston Olympics / Co-Author - "No Boston Olympics: How and Why Smart Cities Are Passing on the Torch"
Following controversy, Canadian military plans to rededicate Afghan War memorial
Guest: David Pugliese - Ottawa Citizen reporter, covering the Canadian military
Why “taxing the rich” rarely works out the way it’s supposed to
Guest: Finn Poschmann -...
Senate passes C-69 and C-48 – Alberta Senator Paula Simons on why she voted as she did
Guest: Paula Simons – Independent Senator, Alberta
Elections Canada NOT paying influencers…anymore
Guest: Amanda Connolly – Global News politics reporter
E-cigarettes: balancing the harm reduction benefits with the concern about underage use
Guest: David Sweanor – Adjunct professor, faculty of law – University of Ottawa; Advisory Board Chair – Centre for Health Law, Policy & Ethics (U of O)
Guilty on all counts for NXIVM leader Keith Raniere
Guest: Rick Ross - Cult Expert; Executive Director of Cult Education Institute; author, “Cults Inside Out: How People Get In and Can Get Out”
“One Giant Leap” – 50 years after the moon landing, a reflecting on the legacy of Apollo 11
Guest, Charles Fishman – author of “One Giant Leap: The Impossible Mission that Flew us to the Moon”
Finding Aliens (and their planets) – Is there life out there?
Guest: Dr. Seth Shostak – Senior...
The environmentalist’s case for TMX
Guest: Ed Whittingham - environmental policy expert, former Pembina Institute executive director
“350 Days” – A revealing look at the realities of the professional wrestling business
Guest: Fulvio Cecere, producer/director – “350 Days”
Cannabis tax revenues – are Canadian governments collecting as much as they expected?
Guest: Michael Armstrong, associate professor – Goodman School of Business, Brock University
Cannabis border issues – why an...
New poll on whether Canadians agree with the MMIWG inquiry report on whether Canada guilty of “genocide” / Quebec’s Bill 21 and the implications for religious freedom
Guest: Jack Jedwab – president and CEO, Association for Canadian Studies
How to Break the Pipeline Logjam
Guest: Joseph Quesnel – Program Manager, MacDonald-Laurier Institute
We now know how much Calgary spent in exploring an Olympic bid
Guest: Erin Waite – NoCalgaryOlympics Communications lead
Hong Kong Protests –...
Unlimited data plans now available… but are there strings attached?
Guest: Shruti Shekar, reporter – MobileSyrup.com
House of Commons kills, and then resurrects and accepts, a motion on ending veteran homelessness
Guest: Abigail Bimman, Global National – Ottawa correspondent
Guest: Ray McInnis, Royal Canadian Legion
The dangers of “stalkerware”
Guest: Christopher Parsons, senior research associate – Citizen Lab (University of Toronto)
New study finds low levels of THC are not...
Trudeau government to reject most of the Senate’s proposed C-69 amendments
Guest: Martha Hall Finlay, president & CEO – Canada West Foundation
Child marriage in Canada – still very much a reality
Guest: Alissa Koski, Assistant Professor - Department of Epidemiology, McGill University
Ottawa wants to ban single-use plastics as early as 2021 – but how will that work?
Guest: Mark von Schellwitz, Vice President, Western Canada - Restaurants Canada
The risks and unintended...
Calgary business owners rally as city council tackles the property tax mess
Guest: Kelly Doody, founder & owners – The Social School
The Liberals want to ban single-use plastics as early as 2021
Guest: Tristin Hopper, Edmonton-based National Post contributor
“A Stranded Nation” – a new documentary on the Canadian oil and gas sector
Guest: Heidi McKillop, Director and Producer of A Stranded Nation
C.D. Howe Institute on the cost and feasibility of universal pharmacare
Two key Senate decisions regarding Bills C-48 and C-69
Guest: Alberta Senator Paula Simons
Calgary small business making their voices heard (Rally outside city hall at 7:30 a.m. Monday)
Guest: Jill Belland, co-founder Barre Belle Studios
Has cannabis legalization succumbed to “corporate greed and monopolization”?
Guest: Patrick Parsons, Media Director of the Calgary Cannabis Club
Three years since the legalization of medical assistance in dying –an event in Calgary to mark the...
Marking the 75th anniversary of D-Day – and the role that Canadian troops played
Guest: Ted Barris - author, journalist, broadcaster, historian
‘Teardown: Rebuilding Democracy from the Ground Up’
Guest: Dave Meslin, author – “Teardown”
The connection between road design and road safety
Guest: Greg Hart, Co-Founder – Vision Zero YYC
Loose Moose Theatre – “PERSONAL GROWTH”
Guests: Lindsay Mullan, Renee Amber, Alexa MacKell - Stars of “Personal Growth”
The RCMP apparently looking into whether war crimes laws can be used to prosecute Canadians who have fought for ISIS
Guest: Phil Gurski, President and CEO of Borealis Threat and Risk Consulting
How supervised consumption sites have an important role to play in combating the opioid crisis
Guest: Dr. Hakique Virani, Assistant Clinical Professor, University of Alberta Department of Medicine; Medical Director, Metro City Medical Clinic
30th anniversary of the massacre of protesters in...
Calgary’s property tax debate
Guests: Jeromy Farkas, Ward 11 city councilor
Bev Dahlby, Distinguished Fellow and Research Director - School of Public Policy (U of C)
Guest: Chris Selley, Columnist - National Post
Twenty years ago this month, Napster changed the music industry forever
Guest: Alan Cross, Broadcaster / Music writer & historian