With Michael, Elliott and Sharon
Episode #82 - Later O'Leary
May 01, 2017 01:31 PM PDT
Elliott begins Episode 82 by harshly criticizing MP Kerry Diotte for his comments on safe injection sites in Edmonton.
Later, the race to lead the federal Conservatives; Kevin O’Leary announces he’s no longer in the running, but what were his real motives, besides a lack of French competency? Can Maxime Bernier hold the lead and win leadership, and what kind of leader would he be and what kind of Conservative party would he lead?
On the “780”, Elliott’s run in with Mayor Don Iveson and Michael’s plea to respect the rules of grammar and pronunciation regarding foreign languages.Episode #81 - Debating Dairy and European Elections
April 23, 2017 03:40 PM PDT
We begin by discussing the announcement by the AB NDP of funding an abortion pill; was the timing of their announcement good strategy or poor decision making?
Later, #TrumpWatch and the President's aim at Canada's dairy industry and NAFTA. Are relations that lactose intolerant? Why can't there seem to be an informed statement or plan coming from the Trump Administration?
Finally, European elections in France and the United Kingdom. Will the French embrace a far right candidate as their next president? In the UK, what are PM Theresa May's motives for calling a snap vote? How will the Scottish vote influence things?Episode #80 - Liberal and YEG Pipes
April 16, 2017 01:40 PM PDT
We begin our 80th episode by discussing the federal government’s proposed legislation to legalize marijuana. Is the July 2018 deadline reasonable? How can we expect the provinces to implement this law?
Later a split decision by Edmonton City Council to allow the EPCOR company to take over drainage assets; what are the concerns and can they be addressed properly?
Finally on #TrumpWatch: the President drops the “Mother of All Bombs” in a seemingly new shift in foreign policy. And White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer: his Holocaust gaffe and how the media reacted.
Michael Vecchio and Elliott Tanti debate topics from across Canada that relate to their hometown... Edmonton
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