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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


Episodes

David Milgaard's life & legacy; Buffalo shooter & online extremism; Abortion politics in Canada; Alberta's housing market

5/16/2022
Today's guests: Ron Dalton, Co-President - Innocence Canada Jared Holt, Resident Fellow - Atlantic Council's Digital Forensic Lab, researching domestic extremism and the internet Kelly Gordon, Assistant Professor, Political Science - McGill University Brad Mitchell, CEO - Alberta Real Estate Association See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:47:01

Ice Wars: AJ Galante & Chris Therien

5/13/2022
We spoke with AJ Galante (president & founder of Ice Wars / former president and general manager of the Danbury Trashers) and Chris Therien (former NHL defenceman & broadcaster / announcer - Ice Wars) about the Ice Wars event coming up May 21 at the River Cree Resort and Casino See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:20:05

Capturing an image of a black hole; Supreme Court rules on "extreme intoxication"; Quebec's Bill 96 infringes on minority language rights

5/13/2022
Today's guests: Avery Broderick, Associate Professor - Physics and Astronomy, University of Waterloo / Research Associate - Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics Steven Penney, Professor in the Faculty of Law at the University of Alberta Allison Hanes, Columnist - Montreal Gazette See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:38:10

C-69 court ruling; Regulating social media & online hate; New firearms regulations; Alberta's ambulance shortages

5/11/2022
Today's guests: David Wright, assistant professor, Faculty of Law - University of Calgary Taylor Owen, Director of the Centre for Media Technology and Democracy at McGill University / co-chair of the Canadian Commission on Democracy Expression Rod Giltaca, CEO & Executive Director - Canadian Coalition for Firearm Rights Mike Parker, President - Health Sciences Association of Alberta See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:44:36

Trudeau in Ukraine; Bank of Canada's independence; Rogers-Shaw deal hits a snag; Privacy implications of Bill S-7

5/9/2022
Today's guests: Marcus Kolga, Founder of DisinfoWatch.org and a Senior Fellow at the Macdonald-Laurier Institute’s Centre for Advancing Canada’s Interests Abroad Steve Ambler, Professor of Economics at the Université du Québec à Montréal and the David Dodge Chair in Monetary Policy at the C.D. Howe Institute Andrew Willis, Business Columnist - Globe & Mail Paula Simons - Independent Alberta Senator See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:46:56

New regulations for crowdfunding websites; Abortion & the courts; Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees

5/4/2022
Today's guests: Jessica Davis, President - Insight Threat Intelligence Kerri Froc, Associate professor of law - University of New Brunswick Alan Cross, Music writer / broadcaster / historian / host of the podcast " The Ongoing History of New Music" See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:41:24

Canada and National Security; Twitter and free speech; Understanding Bank of Canada's role; In search of "hobbits"

5/2/2022
Today's guests: Stephanie Carvin, Assistant Professor - Norman Paterson School of International Affairs, Carleton University / Author - "Stand on Guard: Reassessing Threats to Canada's National Security" Kaveh Shahrooz, lawyer and human rights activist, and a Senior Fellow with Macdonald-Laurier Institute's Centre for Advancing Canada's Interests Abroad Stephen Gordon, economics professor at Laval University Gregory Forth, Professor Emeritus of Anthropology - University of Alberta / Author:...

Duration:00:56:20

Canada's Ambassador to the U.N.; The fight over secret documents in fired Winnipeg scientists case; Will Canadians get answers from Emergencies Act public inquiry?

4/28/2022
Today's guests: Bob Rae, Canada's Ambassador to the United Nations Michael Chong, Conservative Foreign Affairs Critic Matt Gurney, Columnist - National Post See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:41:23

The New Climate Bargain: How Canada can manage energy and climate security

4/28/2022
We spoke to Colin Guldimann, an economist with RBC. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:09:48

Ryerson University officially has a new name; Regulating social media platforms; RCMP considered charges against Trudeau; Raymond remains dry

4/26/2022
Today's guests: Patrice Dutil, professor of politics and public administration at Ryerson University and a senior fellow at the Macdonald-Laurier Institute Max Fawcett, Canada's National Observer's lead columnist James Bezan, Conservative ethics critic Kurtis Pratt, Town of Raymond’s chief administrative officer See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:30:06

Ottawa's internet regulation plans face blowback; Public inquiry into use of Emergencies Act; Antisemitism on the rise in Canada

4/25/2022
Today's guests: Michael Geist, Law Professor & Canada Research Chair in Internet and E-commerce Law at the University of Ottawa Michael Nesbitt, Associate Professor, Faculty of Law - University of Calgary / Fellow, Centre for Military, Security & Strategic Studies / Fellow, Canadian Global Affairs Institute Michael Mostyn, Chief Executive Officer - B’nai Brith Canada See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:30:59

Canadians sanctioned by Putin; What do to with 24 Sussex Dr.?; Saving the environment vs. saving on gas

4/22/2022
Today's guests: Richard Shimooka, Senior Fellow - Macdonald-Laurier Institute Russell Mills, former Chair - National Capital Commission Gregory Jack, vice president, public affairs (Canada) - Ipsos Public Affairs See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:32:18

"Friendly Local Game Store" - The story of Calgary's own The Sentry Box

4/22/2022
We spoke with Garry Snow, Director / Producer - "Friendly Local Game Store" as well as Gordon Johansen, owner of the Sentry Box See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:14:15

Veterans group gives up Afghan rescue efforts; Inflation and the economy; Centre Ice Conservatives; Monarchy poll; Barriers for older workers

4/22/2022
Today's guests: Oliver Thorne, Executive Director, VTN Canada Dr. Jack Mintz, President's Fellow - School of Public Policy, University of Calgary Rick Peterson, former Conservative Party of Canada leadership candidate / founder - Centre Ice Conservatives Dave Korzinski, Research Director - Angus Reid InstItute Jason Clemens, Executive Vice President - Fraser Institute See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:58:28

METI's message for aliens; Charter at 40; How Canadians feel about religious freedom; Alberta's Chief Firearms Officer

4/19/2022
Today's guests: Dr. Douglas Vakoch, President - METI International Brian Bird, Assistant Professor - Peter A. Allard School of Law, UBC Ray Pennings, Executive Vice-President - Cardus Teri Bryant, Alberta chief firearms officer See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:53:14

Removing a constitutional relic; What's driving inflation?

4/19/2022
Today's guests: Paula Simons, Independent Senator - Alberta Steve Globerman, Resident Scholar - Fraser Institute See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:28:26

Putin’s Ukraine Invasion Is About Energy and Natural Resources

4/14/2022
We spoke with David Knight Legg, Founding CEO & Board Senior Advisor - Invest Alberta / Former Chairman of the ESG Working Group of the Province of Alberta See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:17:55

"Unprecedented"; Housing supply & labour shortages; Energy Security; Food sector consolidation

4/13/2022
Today's guests: Steve Mayer and Andrew Willis, "Unprecedented: Canada's Top CEOs on Leadership During Covid-19" Kevin Lee, CEO of the Canadian Home Builders Association Ron Wallace, Fellow of the Canadian Global Affairs Institute and a board member of the Canada West Foundation Anthony Winson, professor emeritus of sociology and anthropology at the University of Guelph, author of "The Industrial Diet" See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:48:20

Uncovering the truth about the Nova Scotia massacre; Productivity & growth ignored in federal budget; Canada's most reputable corporate brands

4/8/2022
Today's guests: Paul Palango, veteran investigative journalist / author: "22 Murders: Investigating the Massacres, Cover-up and Obstacles to Justice in Nova Scotia" Andrew Coyne, columnist - The Globe & Mail David Scholz, Executive Vice President - Leger See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:44:33

How do Canadians feel about honouring historic figures?

4/6/2022
We spoke with Patrice Dutil, professor of politics and public administration at Ryerson University and a senior fellow at the Macdonald-Laurier Institute. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:16:00