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Afternoons with Rob Breakenridge

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Join host, Rob Breakenridge, as he offers his unique perspective on the most talked-about stories of the day every weekday afternoon.

Join host, Rob Breakenridge, as he offers his unique perspective on the most talked-about stories of the day every weekday afternoon.

Location:

Calgary, AB

Genres:

News

Networks:

Curiouscast

Description:

Join host, Rob Breakenridge, as he offers his unique perspective on the most talked-about stories of the day every weekday afternoon.

Language:

English


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Episodes

Why the IOC is backing China's position over Peng Shuai

11/26/2021
We spoke with Jules Boykoff, Professor & Department Chair - Pacific University in Oregon, Department of Politics and Government / Author of NOlympians and Power Games: A Political History of the Olympics See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:13:39

50 years since the DB Cooper skyjacking - why fascination and the mystery endures

11/24/2021
We spoke with D.B. Cooper researcher Eric Ulis See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:15:26

What's causing inflation?; Message to protesters; Dana Gould, "Joy Ride"

11/24/2021
Today's guests: Mike Moffatt, economist / Senior Director, Smart Prosperity Institute Chris Sankey, Indigenous business leader / senior fellow - Macdonald-Laurier Institute / former elected Councillor - Lax Kw’alaams Band Dana Gould, veteran comedian / former writer - The Simpsons / co-star & co-executive producer - "Joy Ride" See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:36:52

The push to get more people vaccinated, 19 To Zero - Is it realistic?

11/24/2021
Theresa Tang, Co-Chair & Chief Operating Officer at 19 to Zero. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:07:41

A new Sharon, Lois, & Bram album - the first in 21 years

11/18/2021
We spoke with Sharon Hampson, one-third of the iconic children's music trio Sharon, Lois, and Bram. We were also joined by Sharon's daughter Randi Hampson, who co-produced the new album of previous unreleased music, "Sharon, Lois & Bram: Best of the Best Live" See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:12:57

Patrick Bishop, "Operation Jubilee"

11/8/2021
We spoke with military historian and best-selling author Patrick Bishop about his latest book, "Operation Jubilee: Dieppe, 1942: The Folly and the Sacrifice" See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:17:04

Mo Gawdat: The threat - and opportunity - of "Scary Smart" A.I.

11/3/2021
Today's guest: Mo Gawdat, Author - "Scary Smart: The Future of Artificial Intelligence and How You Can Save Our World" / Former Chief Business Officer for Google X / Author of best-seller "Solve for Happy" See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:20:06

Is Alberta oil & gas being unfairly singled out at COP26?

11/3/2021
We spoke with Cody Battershill, founder of Canada Action See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:13:47

Joanna Chiu, "China Unbound"

11/2/2021
We spoke with journalist and author Joanna Chiu about her new book, "China Unbound: A New World Disorder" See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:15:34

Why it's time to raise the flag

11/2/2021
We spoke with Melissa Mbarki, Policy Analyst and Outreach Coordinator, Indigenous Policy Program, at the Macdonald-Laurier Institute See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:11:19

Supreme Court sides with comedian Mike Ward; UCP MLA calls on Kenney to resign; Chicago Blackhawks sexual assault scandal

10/30/2021
Today's guests: Dwight Newman, Professor / Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Rights in Constitutional and International Law - University of Saskatchewan Julius Grey, civil rights lawyer - Grey Casgrain / former law professor - McGill University Leela Aheer, UCP MLA - Chestermere-Strathmore Scott Stinson, National Sports Columnist - Postmedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:49:09

Peter Edwards & Luis Nájera - "The Wolfpack"

10/27/2021
We spoke with Peter Edwards & Luis Nájera, co-authors of "The Wolfpack: The Millennial Mobsters Who Brought Chaos and the Cartels to the Canadian Underworld" See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:14:57

Energy Minister Sonya Savage on the release of the Allan inquiry report

10/21/2021
We spoke with Alberta Minister of Energy Sonya Savage See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:17:42

Vehicle shortages; Inflation rate; Regulating the social media giants

10/20/2021
Today's guests: Stephanie Wallcraft, auto journalist / president - Automobile Journalists Association of Canada Trevor Tombe, Associate Professor of Economics - University of Calgary / Research Fellow - School of Public Policy Charlie Angus, NDP MP - Timmins-James Bay Ontario See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:35:39

Michael Coren, "The Rebel Christ"

10/18/2021
We spoke with award-winning columnist and best-selling author Michael Coren about his new book, "The Rebel Christ" See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:14:32

Ethan Lou, "Once a Bitcoin Miner"

10/18/2021
We spoke with journalist and author Ethan Lou about his new book, "Once a Bitcoin Miner: Scandal and Turmoil in the Cryptocurrency Wild West" See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:14:09

The future of export pipelines

10/13/2021
Today's guest: Andrew Leach, energy economist / Associate Professor, Alberta School of Business, University of Alberta See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:15:46

Marie Henein, "Nothing But The Truth"; Concerns over Ivermectin use; Alberta's worsening wild pig problem

10/12/2021
Today's guests: Marie Henein, criminal defence attorney, author - "Nothing But the Truth" Dr. Lynora Saxinger, Infectious Diseases Doctor, University of Alberta Dr. Ryan Brook, Associate Professor - Saskatchewan College of Agriculture and Bioresources, University of Saskatchewan See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:39:02

How a 'no' vote in the equalization referendum can actually advance Alberta's interests

10/12/2021
We spoke with Ken Boessenkool, J.W. McConnell Professor of Practice at the Max Bell School of Public Policy at McGill University and Research Fellow at the CD Howe Institute. Ken was also one of the authors of the so-called "firewall letter" in 2001. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:12:59

Robby Soave, "Tech Panic"

10/12/2021
We spoke with Robby Soave, senior editor at Reason magazine and author of the book "Tech Panic: Why We Shouldn't Fear Facebook and the Future" See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:13:49