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10/3: Canada Covered

Sep 27, 2018

When people think about sports and Alberta, there are two things that immediately come to mind: The Oilers dynasty of the 1980s, and Calgary’s appearance on the world stage as hosts of the 1988 Olympic Winter Games.

While it remains to be seen whether Oilers fans will get a repeat of past glory, it’s a ...


Sep 25, 2018

A pair of tornadoes touched down in the Ottawa-Gatineau region Friday, the first time a tornado has hit a major Canadian city in decades.

Homes were destroyed, people were injured, but miraculously no one has yet died from the the storm. 

The aftermath caused the capital to be eerily quiet on Monday.

Dave is joined by...


Sep 19, 2018

As Canada and the U.S. Negotiate NAFTA behind closed doors, at top U.S. Republican Lawmaker has publicly turned up the heat.

The GOP house whip has said there is ‘growing frustration’ in Congress with what he calls Canada’s negotiating tactics.

Dave and National Post reporter Tom Blackwell look at what the urgency...


Sep 18, 2018

The two big drug topics that are front and centre in the minds of Canadians are the coming legalization of marijuana, and the opioid crisis, which has seen thousands die of overdoses from fentanyl and other deadly drugs.

Is there anything that can be learned from Portugal, which decriminalized all drugs following a wave...


Sep 13, 2018

As NAFTA talks between Canada and the U.S. roll on, suggestions grow louder that we roll back on supply management in our farming sector

That has met with fierce resistance in Quebec, and the issue has become a flashpoint in that province’s ongoing election campaign.

Dave and Montreal Gazette reporter Rene Bruemmer...