News & Views with Rob Snow
2017-04-25
Rob speaks with; - Norm Jack, CFRA news assignment director, about stories that the CFRA newsroom is covering. - Valerie Hughes, OSEG Director of Major Events, about the RedBlacks are looking for volunteers for the Grey Cup Festival. - Lee Versage, TSN 1200 host, about the Sens Game 1 - Round 2 preview. We have our weekly Tech Tuesday segment with CTV's Tech Analyst, Carmi Levy. Our Federal Politics Segment, Shay Purdy (Consultant at Summa Strategies) drops by to comment on the Ontario Liberals Basic Income Pilot Project, why the Liberals see NDP as a greater threat and whether or not there should be a pot amnesty. In our Bruyère Healthy Aging Moment, Rob talks with Karen Lemaire, Director of Therapeutic Support Services at Bruyère Continuing Care. They talk about National Volunteer Week!
2017-04-25
Rob takes your calls / your thoughts on the Ontario Liberals' Basic Income Pilot Project. Good idea? Bad idea? He also speaks with Charles Lammam, Director of Fiscal Studies at The Fraser Institute, about the plan.
2017-04-24
Rob Snow speaks with; - Ferry de Kerckhove, Senior fellow with the Faculty of Social Sciences' Graduate School of Public and International Affairs at the University of Ottawa, about France's election. - Dean Brown, radio voice of the Ottawa Senators on TSN 1200, about the Senators big series clinching win. - Erin O'Toole, Conservative Party Leader candidate, about his plan for the Ring of Fire. This week's segment of The Climate File, Rob is joined by Linda Duncan NDP MP for Edmonton Strathcona / Vice-Chair of the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development. The BIG Question this week; Is manmade climate change real? Rob discusses the topic with Tom Harris (Executive Director of the International Climate Science Coalition) and Ian Clark (Professor at the University of Ottawa's Department of Earth Sciences). On The Entertainment Files, Majic 100's Connie Bernardi drops by to recap us the Canadian Music Week awards.
2017-04-24
Rob takes your calls on climate change, and what the Ontario government is doing about it!
2017-04-21
Rob Snow speaks with; - Norm Jack, CFRA news assignment director, about stories that the CFRA newsroom is covering. - Dean Brown, radio voice of the Ottawa Senators on TSN 1200, about the Senators big win and previewing tonight's game 5. - John Budden, CFRA's Markets Commentator / host of Money Talk, who drops by for our weekly look at the markets. Our Provincial Panel of The Bisson & The Yak is BACK! John Yakabuski (PC MPP Renfew-Nippising-Pembroke / Chief Whip) and Gilles Bisson (NDP MPP for Timmins-James Bay / House Leader) discuss rent control and the Affordable Housing plan (Foreign buyers tax). David Harris, Director of the intelligence program at INSIGNIS Strategic Research Inc., drops down from the rafters to bring us this week's installment of The Intelligence Files. We wrap up the week with John Robson, National Post columnist / Professor of History at the University of Ottawa / documentary - filmmaker.
2017-04-21
WestJet has new discounted fares! Rob also takes your calls on Erik Karlsson vs Bobby Orr!
2017-04-20
Rob Snow speaks with; - Norm Jack, CFRA news assignment director, about stories that the CFRA newsroom is covering. - Patrick Brown, Leader of the Ontario PC Party, about housing affordability. - Randall Denley, strategic communications consultant and former Ontario PC candidate / has a weekly column in the Ottawa Citizen, who drops by to chat with Rob about Ontario's auto insurance clunker. - Andrea Horwath, Leader of the Ontario NDP Party, about housing affordability. On Thursdays, Rob gets to pick the brain of Ian Lee, Associate Professor with Carleton University's Sprott School of Business. Councillors Jean Cloutier (Alta Vista ward) and Marianne Wilkinson (Kanata North ward) are this week's panelists on our Thursday Municipal Panel. On the docket this week; rent control, LRT and the Orgaworld contract.
2017-04-20
On this marijuana day, we have a new fair housing plan in Ontario!
2017-04-19
Rob Snow is joined by Dr. Barry Dworkin. They take all of your health related questions. Bike and rollerblade safety - mainly the helmet - is a focus of this week's Wednesday House Call.
2017-04-19
Rob Snow speaks with; - Norm Jack, CFRA news assignment director, about stories that the CFRA newsroom is covering. - Dean Brown, radio voice of the Ottawa Senators on TSN 1200, about the Senators big win and previewing tonight's game 4. - Sue Smith, Show Manager for the Fifty Five Plus Lifestyle Show. It being Wednesday, we take a look at the Canadian economy with Pedro Antunes (Deputy Chief Economist at the Conference Board of Canada). They discuss Trump's attack on the Canadian Dairy industry and the meeting of the ministers yesterday regarding housing policy.
2017-04-19
Rob takes your calls from 10-Noon on Donald Trump's attack on our dairy farmers!
2017-04-18
Rob speaks with - Norm Jack, CFRA news assignment director, about stories that the CFRA newsroom is covering. - Nik Nanos, Chairman of Nanos Research, about the ballot numbers and the fed budget/deficit poll in the Globe. - Dr. Renuka Prasad, President of the Canadian Psychiatric Association, about warning of pot legislation. - AJ Jakubec, TSN 1200 host, about the Sens’ HUGE win over the Bruins. We have our weekly Tech Tuesday segment with CTV's Tech Analyst, Carmi Levy. Our Federal Politics Segment, Richard Mahoney, Liberal strategist at McMillan LLP (Government and Public Policy Group), drops by to comment on the U.S. on the brink of pulling out of the Paris Accord, what does this mean for Canada. In our Bruyère Healthy Aging Moment, Rob talks with Dr. Lise Bjerre, family doctor / researcher with the Department of Family Medicine at Ottawa University / about medication information needs of Canadian patients and prescribers.
2017-04-18
Rob takes your calls from 10-Noon on the Green Bin debacle. Why hasn't this issue been resolved yet?
2017-04-17
Rob Snow speaks with; - Norm Jack, CFRA news assignment director, about stories that the CFRA newsroom is covering. - Dean Brown, radio voice of the Ottawa Senators on TSN 1200, about the Senators big win on the weekend. - Dave 'The Voice' Schreiber, Ottawa broadcast hall of famer, about the Senators - Bruins game tonight. On this week's segment of the The Climate File, Rob is joined by Lynette Mader, Ducks Unlimited Canada's Ontario Manager of Provincial Operations, about Ducks Unlimited and why do we need to conserve wetlands? The BIG Question this week; Is it time to get rid of the Monarchy? Rob speaks with Robert Finch (Dominion Chairman of The Monarchist League of Canada) and Tom Freda (Director of Citizens for a Canadian Republic).
2017-04-17
How are you feeling about the proposed laws surrounding legal marijuana? Rob takes your calls from 10-Noon!
2017-04-14
Rob Snow speaks with; - Chris Holski, CFRA news anchor, about stories that the CFRA newsroom is covering. - Dean Brown, radio voice of the Ottawa Senators on TSN 1200, about who on the Sens can grow a good beard, who can't, and recapping Game 1. - John Budden, CFRA Market Commentator / host of CFRA's Money Talk, previewing this weekend's Money Talk. We also have our Friday Provincial Panel. Our panelists this week are Vic Fedeli (PC MPP for Nipissing) and Cindy Forster (NDP MPP for Welland). They discuss the budget and how should the Province deal with legalized pot and roadside sobriety. David Harris, Director of the intelligence program at INSIGNIS Strategic Research Inc., drops down from the rafters to bring us this week's installment of The Intelligence Files. We wrap up the week with John Robson, National Post columnist / Professor of History at the University of Ottawa / documentary - filmmaker.
2017-04-14
Rob takes your calls from 10-Noon on what legal marijuana REALLY means for Canada.
2017-04-13
Rob speaks with; - Norm Jack, CFRA news assignment director, about stories that the CFRA newsroom is covering. - Paul O'Kane, fundraising coordinator of the Major Pee Wee AA Kanata Blazers, about funds raised to support Jonathan Pitre. - Randall Denley, strategic communications consultant and former Ontario PC candidate / has a weekly column in the Ottawa Citizen, who drops by to chat with Rob about the city's plan is making the ByWard Market worse. -Lee Versage, TSN 1200 host, about the Ottawa Senators game 1 loss. On Thursdays, Rob gets to pick the brain of Ian Lee, Associate Professor with Carleton University's Sprott School of Business. Councillors Jody Mitic (Innes ward), George Darouze (Osgoode ward) and Keith Egli (Knoxdale - Merrivale ward) are this week's panelists on our Thursday Municipal Panel. On the docket this week; the role of the city in a post pot legalization era.
2017-04-13
Rob takes your calls from 10-Noon on the imminent bill to legalize marijuana.
2017-04-12
Rob is joined by Dr. Barry Dworkin. They take all of your health related questions.