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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

Language:

English

Contact:

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


Episodes

Podcast - Boris Johnson, Amber Alerts and Gerald Butts.

7/23/2019
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Boris Johnson is the new UK Prime Minister. He defeated his opponent, Jeremy Hunt, with a total of 92,153 votes in comparison to 46,656. What does this spell for Brexit? What has the reaction been? Guest: Steven Fielding. Professor at the University of Nottingham. Expert on British politics and political history. Thousands have signed a petition to penalize those who call 911 after an Amber Alert has been issued. How much of an impact does it put on emergency services when thousands are...

Duration:00:50:50

Boris Johnson is the new UK Prime Minister.

7/23/2019
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Boris Johnson is the new UK Prime Minister. He defeated his opponent, Jeremy Hunt, with a total of 92,153 votes in comparison to 46,656. What does this spell for Brexit? What has the reaction been? Guest: Steven Fielding. Professor at the University of Nottingham. Expert on British politics and political history.

Duration:00:16:25

Lyme Disease is becoming more and more prevalent in our environment; BC refinery is not likely even as Ottawa says it's open to the idea; Provincial watchdog conducting review on the police response to the violence at Pride

7/19/2019
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The Scott Thompson Show Podcast - Lyme Disease has become so prevalent in our environment now, some practitioners and health units no longer test ticks and move straight to treatment. How big of a concern is that, and are there greater concerns with Lyme Disease than just the tick? Guest: Sue Faber, Registered Nurse, Co-Founder of Lyme Hope, www.lymehope.ca - Ottawa says that it’s open to proposals for a BC refinery amid rising gas prices. Guest: Dan McTeague. Former Liberal MP And...

Duration:00:54:38

Major Italian crime takedown; Trump doesn't seem to defend “Send her Back” chanting; More privacy concerns with Facebook's latest app

7/18/2019
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The Scott Thompson Show Podcast - York Regional Police have taken down major players in an Italian crime family with Project Sindicato. What do we know? Guest: James Dubro, well known, longtime crime writer and researcher, long time specialist in organized crime (since 1974) - At a rally last night, Trump got the crowd chanting “Send her Back”, referring to Ilhan Omar. Omar in response quoted a Maya Angelou poem. How divisive is politics getting in the US? Guest: Ryan Hurl, Assistant...

Duration:00:51:06

Canadians gear up for elections; Fallout from Trump’s ‘Go back’ comments; Drug kingpin El Chapo sentenced to life plus 30 years

7/17/2019
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The Scott Thompson Show Podcast - According to an IPSOS poll, a majority of Canadians want change on Parliament Hill. 37% of respondents say they would vote conservative. Guest: Sean Simpson, Vice President, of IPSOS. - Last night, the U.S. House voted to condemn the tweets by the US President, and some GOP members supported it. Guest: Jason Mollica, Professorial Lecturer, School of Communication, American University - Drug kingpin El Chapo has been sentenced to life plus 30 years in...

Duration:00:58:26

Bonus Interview - A new family-friendly play in the Fringe Festival, written by one of CHML's own!

7/17/2019
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Hamilton’s Fringe Festival kicks off tonight, bringing a wide variety of theatrical entertainment to Hamilton from the 17th to the 28th! CHML’s very own Will Erskine wrote and directed an all-ages play that will be held at Theatre Aquarius. Will joins Scott to chat about being part of the Fringe Festival and the show, ’The Butler: A Superhero Detective Story’. Guest: William P. Erskine, playwright and director; technical producer with 900 CHML Global news Radio Find out more here:...

Duration:00:10:38

Trump's 'go back' tweet hits close to home for many; North Korea rethinking moratorium on nuclear missile tests; Moon Landing 50 years later

7/16/2019
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The Scott Thompson Show Podcast - Is there strategy behind Trump’s horrible tweets on Sunday? Some speculate that there may be strategy at play here. Is that just a rationalization by Trump’s base? Guest: Reggie Cecchini, Washington Producer and Correspondent with Global News based in Washington DC. - North Korea has said that they’re rethinking the promises that they had made to the U.S. president, particularly in regards to the moratorium on nuclear and missile tests. Guest: Elliot...

Duration:00:57:01

Making City Hall protests more civil and less restrictive; Investigation into John McCallum and comments to China; Cottage owners could see $1000 increase to hydro bill

7/15/2019
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A rally at City Hall on Saturday drew hundreds to stand up against hate in Hamilton. A small contingent of yellow vest members were on the other side of the sidewalk. What can the city truly do for demonstrations in the fore court? How can we make it civil but not restrictive? The rules currently put in place have a lot of restraint (no chalk drawings for example). But with what we’ve seen over the past few weeks is there any thing they can do? Guest: Larry DiIanni. Former Mayor, Lobbyist,...

Duration:00:44:23

Preparing for Amazon Prime Day; Defining political correctness; 50th anniversary of the moon landing

7/12/2019
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The Scott Thompson Show Podcast - with Scott Radley in for Scott Thompson - Amazon Prime Day is fast approaching, and the amount of fake reviews is also quickly rising ahead of the day. Scott Radley talks to Public Relations Consultant Elissa Freeman and this and how a grocers plan to discourage single use plastics failed in the best way! Guest: Elissa Freeman. Public Relations Consultant, Huffington Post, Canada.com and PR Daily - Has political correctness gotten out of control?...

Duration:00:52:55

Lowering speed limits in Hamilton; Simoni Lawrence meets with arbitrator; A play about the Elizabeth Wettlaufer inquiry

7/11/2019
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Hamilton has decided to lower the speed limit on minor arterial and residential roads to 40 km/h. It’ll be 30 in school zones. Guest: Lloyd Ferguson. City Councillor, Ward 12, City of Hamilton - Hamilton Ticat Simoni Lawrence is still under suspension but has met with an arbitrator regarding it. The league is hopeful a decision can be made before the next game. Guest: Rick Zamperin, sports director, host of the 5th Quarter - A play has been created about the Elizabeth Wettlaufer case...

Duration:00:52:07

The first person to survive Niagara Falls unprotected; Rebuilding centuries-old buildings; Making grammar interesting

7/10/2019
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The Scott Thompson Show Podcast - with Scott Radley in for Scott Thompson - A man was swept over Niagara Falls and lived. While we are learning details about that Scott Radley plays back his interview with the first person to go over the falls and survive without protection, Roger Woodward. Guest: Woodward, man who survived being swept over the falls as a child - Last year, we spoke with Kelly & Andy Warne who had developed a local company for building and were planning on rebuilding a...

Duration:00:51:45

Hamiltonians facing a tax hike; Ultra-processed food potentially worse than we thought; The end of the Volkswagen Beetle

7/9/2019
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Scott Thompson Show - Scott Radley is in for Scott Hamiltonians are facing a 6.7% tax hike for next year, and that may include also a rain tax. How do you feel about this? - A study commissioned by the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada found that nearly half the calories consumed by adults are from ultra-processed foods, while research is also suggesting that the health risks may be far more worse than thought previously. ALSO: Eating meat that’s been grown in a lab…. Good idea or...

Duration:00:58:00

No plans for retirement; Earthquake prompts worries about 'The Big One'; Too much smoking on Netflix

7/8/2019
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Scott Thompson Show - Scott Radley is in for Scott Despite the realities of aging, 1 in 4 Americans say that they don’t plan to retire. How can financial issues prevent someone from retiring? Don Fox of Investors Group is in the studio to discuss why many North Americans plan on never retiring. Guest: Don Fox, Senior Executive Financial Consultant, Investors Group - Last week, the west coast was hit with earth quakes. Californian residents are wondering if they’re getting close to ‘The...

Duration:00:52:48

Forced to spend a night on a grounded Swoop Airlines plane; Calling out the Calgary Stampede; Drag culture and kids

7/5/2019
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Scott Thompson Show - with Anthony Urciuoli in for Scott - Hundreds of Swoop Airlines passengers were forced to spend the night in Hamilton after their flight was grounded. Holly and friend Danielle were on the flight, headed to a wedding in Las Vegas. Anthony gets their story. Guests: Holly & Danielle - Should Canadian vets be calling out the Calgary Stampede in regards to treatment of animals? An op-ed today says they should. Guest: Camille Labchuk, Executive Director of Animal...

Duration:00:48:55

Are you ready for the federal elections? How much do you actually know about weddings? Are you sick of fireworks?

7/4/2019
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Scott Thompson Show - Anthony Urciuoli in for Scott - With fall fast approaching, so does an election. As we head into the dog days of summer, how are our political parties faring with the voters? Guest: Darrell Bricker, Chief Executive Officer of Global Affairs, IPSOS polling. - Keegan, one of our Corus Hamilton coworkers, recently got engaged. Olivia is already married and thinks Keegan needs a bit of a reality check, so Anthony brings them both into the studio, to sort out the...

Duration:00:55:24

The reason for frustration in Hamilton’s 2SLGBTQ+ community; Taxes could be Kawhi’s deciding factor; House of 612,000 recycled plastic bottles

7/3/2019
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Scott Thompson Show - with Anthony Urciuoli in for Scott - Hamilton's mayor wants to hold a meeting Friday to try to lessen tensions between the city and the 2SLGBTQ community. Some are already declining. Cameron Kroetsch joins Anthony Urciuoli to explain why. Guest: Cameron Kroetsch, Chair of the LGBTQ Advisory Committee, former municipal candidate for Ward 2, community member - The Kawhi watch continues as NBA free agency rolls on, and while many are wishful that he stays with...

Duration:00:45:42

Bonus Segment - The psychology of hate groups

7/3/2019
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How do people get recruited by hate groups? Anthony Urciuoli (who is filling in for Scott) takes a look at the answers to this question, in this bonus segment from The Scott Thompson Show. Subscribe to the Scott Thompson Show on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher or wherever you find your favourite shows.

Duration:00:14:24

What Hamilton can learn from London Pride; How Lil Nas X is shaking up the music industry; The science of making cities ‘walkable’

7/2/2019
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Scott Thompson Show - with Anthony Urciuoli in for Scott - Despite controversies and inner conflicts, London's Pride festivities garner more than 30,000 people each year. Can Hamilton learn from London? Guest: Andrew Rosser, president of Pride London - On the last day of Pride, the singer of ‘Old Town Road’, Lil Nas X came out. He pointed his fans to his lyrics and art saying “I thought I made it obvious”. And what have we learned about the music industry from the latest Taylor Swift...

Duration:00:55:49

Bonus Segment - O.J. Simpson's Twitter videos raise questions and eyebrows

7/2/2019
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Anthony Urciuoli is in for Scott Thompson in the newest podcast of the Scott Thompson Show. In this bonus segment, he has something important to share with everyone: the messages that O.J. Simpsons has been sending to "Twitter World" since he joined the site. Do you find these videos as scary and confusing as Anthony? There's only one way to find out!

Duration:00:06:33