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The Scott Thompson Show, heard weekdays 12PM - 3PM EST on AM900 CHML. Learn more about the show and read Scott's blog posts at 900chml.com

The Scott Thompson Show, heard weekdays 12PM - 3PM EST on AM900 CHML. Learn more about the show and read Scott's blog posts at 900chml.com
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Hamilton, ON

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Curiouscast

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The Scott Thompson Show, heard weekdays 12PM - 3PM EST on AM900 CHML. Learn more about the show and read Scott's blog posts at 900chml.com

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English

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875 Main Street West Hamilton, ON L8S 4R1 (905) 645-3221


Episodes

Andrew Scheer's thoughts on recent poll results; Voters don't seem to be influenced greatly by last week's ethics commissioner report; Jihadi Jack's dad pushing for his son to come to Canada; Last will and testament of B.C. murder suspects recorded on cel

8/20/2019
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Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer says he has written to the head of the RCMP formally requesting a second look at Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's involvement in the SNC-Lavalin scandal. Also, what does Scheer think of the results from an Ipsos poll. Guest: Andrew Scheer, Leader of the Conservative Party of Canada - An exclusive poll for Global News appears to indicate last week's report by the ethics commissioner on the SNC-Lavalin case isn't having much influence on voters. Guest:...

Duration:00:59:21

China tells Canada told to stop meddling in Hong Kong affairs; Andrew Scheer calls for an RCMP investigation; Big Pharma and Doctors

8/19/2019
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The Scott Thompson Show Podcast - The streets of Hong Kong were flooded by a sea of pro-democracy demonstrators on Sunday. The latest march was a rare occurrence of a peaceful assembly that on previous weekends had been dominated by violence. However, tensions escalated in Toronto where two opposing groups clashed. And now the Chinese Embassy is calling for Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland to "stop meddling" in its affairs after she urged restraint and called for steps to be...

Duration:00:54:16

Gloria Fung, President of Canada-Hong Kong Link, on continued protests in Hong Kong

8/19/2019
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The streets of Hong Kong were flooded by a sea of pro-democracy demonstrators on Sunday. The latest march was a rare occurrence of a peaceful assembly that on previous weekends had been dominated by violence. However, tensions escalated in Toronto where two opposing groups clashed. And now the Chinese Embassy is calling for Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland to "stop meddling" in its affairs after she urged restraint and called for steps to be taken to de-escalate the...

Duration:00:21:02

City of Hamilton staffer terminated following investigation; Shifting Trudeau's target from Doug Ford to Andrew Scheer; Rebuilding Canadian's trust in the Trudeau government

8/16/2019
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The City of Hamilton staffer that was being investigated over his links to white supremacy groups has been terminated. A release says that Marc Lemire and the City have ‘mutually agreed to end Mr. Lemire’s employment”. Guest: Bernie Farber, Chair of the Canadian Anti-Hate Network. - As the SNC Lavalin story was breaking, Trudeau continued to denounce the Ontario premier. How should the strategy shift given what was revealed this week from the ethics commissioner? Guest: Randall Denley,...

Duration:00:57:12

Fallout from the SNC-Lavalin affair; The ethics report and the 2019 election; Trump, China & Hong Kong

8/15/2019
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The Scott Thompson Show Podcast - Reaction continues to pour in from the ethics commissioner’s ruling that PM Trudeau violated the Conflict of interest Act. How is this going to impact the election? Guest: Barry Kay, political science professor at Wilfrid Laurier University - There is a battle of dueling opinions trending on Twitter at this moment. There are some tweeting #IStandWithTrudeau and others say #TrudeauMustResign. But how much of this chatter is organic, and how much is...

Duration:00:58:29

Bonus Interview - What drives people to become 'van nomads'

8/15/2019
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A Brock masters student is researching the people who are drawn to a nomadic life of traveling and living in their van. Scott wants to know what she has found, if the lifestyle has won her over, and how can you get by as a van nomad? Guest: Stephanie Murray, the Brock University student who is researching the nomadic life.

Duration:00:13:56

Deputy Mayor of London, Ontario, Jesse Helmer on the explosion in Ward 4

8/15/2019
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A woman has been charged after a massive explosion injured 7 and destroyed homes in London, ON. Scott Thompson speaks with the city councillor for the area. Guest: Jesse Helmer, Deputy Mayor, Councillor for Ward 4.

Duration:00:14:08

Deputy Leader of the CPC, MP Lisa Raitt, on Trudeau and the ethics report; Hong Kong protests move to police stations as military mobilizes; Chinese president Xi Jinping's endgame

8/14/2019
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The Scott Thompson Show Podcast - Lisa Raitt, Deputy leader for the Opposition and Member of Parliament for Milton, joined Scott Thompson to dicsuss the ethics report on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau that found he broke the federal Conflict of Interest Act by trying to exert influence over former attorney general Jody Wilson-Raybould in what came to be known as the SNC-Lavalin scandal. Guest: Lisa Raitt, Deputy leader for the Opposition. MP for Milton - The Hong Kong protest continues,...

Duration:00:52:30

Bonus Interview - Report finds Prime Minsiter Trudeau broke ethics rules

8/14/2019
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The Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner Mario Dion has found that the PM violated the ethics code by trying to sway former Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould to make a deferred prosecution decision for SNC Lavalin. Christo Aivalis, Social Sciences and humanities Research Council Postdoctoral Fellow in History at the University of Toronto

Duration:00:15:37

Consultant to address hate in Hamilton; Ominous warning for Hong Kong protesters; A pill for loneliness; The town of Dildo, NL, is in the spotlight

8/13/2019
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The Scott Thompson Show Podcast - The City will hire a consultant to weigh in on the proposed hate mitigation policies and help with community consultation. Scott gets former mayor Larry DiIanni’s thoughts. Guest: Larry DiIanni, former mayor of the City of Hamilton - The protests in Hong Kong continue but Chinese outlets are warning that the protesters are ‘asking for self destruction.’ Scott gets more from Donald Baker. Guest: Donald Baker, Department of Asian Studies at...

Duration:01:00:17

Bonus Interview - Gun control, Doug Ford and other topics from Trudeau's meeting with Toronto Mayor John Tory

8/13/2019
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Prime Minister Trudeau met with Toronto Mayor John Tory today, to discuss the gun violence problem in Toronto. Scott finds out how that went, and what the point of it was. Guest: Dave Woodard, Producer Global News AM 640

Duration:00:16:05

Bonus Interview - What's new at this weekend's Dundas Cactus Festival?

8/13/2019
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The Dundas Cactus Festival will be taking place this weekend! Guest: John Balogh, Dundas Cactus Festival

Duration:00:04:52

Ending hate in Hamilton; Protests obstruct flights out of Hong Kong; The latest from Canadian Tire Motorsport Park

8/12/2019
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Scott Thompson Show Podcast - The latest anti-hate rally took place on Saturday outside city hall which attracted over a hundred people. Scott chats with Laura Babcock who was in attendance. Laura Babcock, of Powergroup. - The Hong Kong protests continue today with the airport in Hong Kong cancelling all flights out, as protestors occupy the terminal. Guest: Elliot Tepper, Emeritus Professor of Political science, Carleton University. - The Chevrolet Silverado 250 returns to the...

Duration:00:53:54

The healthy way to live a life filled with tech; Giving birth at home might be the better option; Ticats Talk, with Rick Zamperin

8/9/2019
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The Scott Thompson Show Podcast - with Scott Radley filling in for Thompson - Are Ontarians too dependent on tech? And if so, is there a way to embrace tech without being negatively affected? Guest: Derek Sardo. President, Rolling Thunder - A new study led by McMaster University shows that home births are, in most cases, as safe as giving birth in a hospital. And if more births took place at home, that would mean more space would be available in hospitals. Guest: Eileen Hutton, BSc,...

Duration:00:49:22

Taxing Netflix; People judge you based on your name; The people who gave up using soap, and say it was a healthy choice

8/8/2019
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The Scott Thompson Show - Scott Radley is in for Thompson this week. - Is the Netflix tax debate returning in time for the fall election? Should Netflix and all online streaming services be paying up to be available in Canada? Guest: Michael Geist, law professor at the University of Ottawa where he holds the Canada Research Chair in Internet and E-commerce Law and is a member of the Centre for Law, Technology and Society - How can you judge what’s in a name? According to three...

Duration:00:58:33

What Hamilton learned from our Pan Am Games; Losing kitchen space, cooking skills and more; Moving Halloween to another day

8/7/2019
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The Scott Thompson Show Podcast - with Scott Radley in for Thompson - What is the legacy of the Pan Am Games in Hamilton? Did you know they’re being held right now? What can we learn from our Pan Am experience, as we bid for the Commonwealth Games? Scott Radley is joined by Sports Director and host of The 5th Quarter, Rick Zamperin. Guest: Sports Director with Global News Radio 900CHML, host of The 5th Quarter on 900 CHML and available anywhere you find your favourite podcasts - With...

Duration:00:56:24

50 years since the Manson Family Murders; The argument for a Hamilton Hall of Fame; Prepare your neighborhood for ‘ungardening’

8/6/2019
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The Scott Thompson Show Podcast - Scott Radley is in for Scott this week - With the 50th anniversary of the Manson Family murders coming up this week, the former prosecutor in the case says that members of the family should be kept locked up forever. Scott Radley at the spec talks to Dr. Bryanna Fox, to find out more about the psychology behind what Charles Manson and his followers did, how brainwashing works, and the big question: should any surviving members ever be considered for...

Duration:00:53:36

Bonus Interview - YouTube has weirder videos than you know about, here's how to prepare kids for what they find online

8/6/2019
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Scott Radley is in for Scott Thompson this week. A B.C. teacher was suspended last week, partly for showing students some edgy YouTube videos. The videos in question included installments of ‘Salad Fingers,’ ‘asdfmovie’ and ‘Don’t Hug Me, I’m Scared.’ Some consider these surreal and sometimes unnerving videos to be classics of the internet, and ‘DHMIS’ went so viral after its creation that Conan O’Brien is now working on developing a TV series based on it. But all this raises questions...

Duration:00:19:17