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The Bridge with Peter Mansbridge
Your Turn and The Random Ranter on Hockey

The Bridge with Peter Mansbridge

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 26, 2023 49:37


Your take on a variety of this week's issues from trust in media, to the Dominc Barton interview to the Ranter's Rant on doctors.  And then the Ranter puts his thoughts together on what he thinks his the sorry state of affairs at the NHL.

The Bridge with Peter Mansbridge
Good Talk - Could There Be Real Movement on the Health Care Front?

The Bridge with Peter Mansbridge

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 13, 2023 52:29


Chantal and Bruce explore the new hints that there could be progress between Ottawa and two key provinces on finding a deal on health care for the future.  And, an intriguing new idea from BC on a key issue concerning housing.  Two huge issues for Canadians that register much higher than many of the other topics we often discuss.  Also, Bill Morneau's new book -- is there anything to learn from the former finance minister's criticism of his former boss?

The Bridge with Peter Mansbridge
Your Turn -- You Obviously Listen Closely!

The Bridge with Peter Mansbridge

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 12, 2023 46:56


You pounce on my inability to remember a movie title by pouring in the mail with the answer.  Your Turn on everything from taxes to F-35s, and then The Random Ranter enters the discussion on Ukraine calling on the west to supply the resistance with much better equipment.

The Bridge with Peter Mansbridge
SMT - Is the F-35 Purchase Worth the Multi-Billion Dollar Price

The Bridge with Peter Mansbridge

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 11, 2023 43:58


Bruce Anderson grab-bag from cameras in the House, to the F-35 huge price tag, to Nexus cards to Danielle Smith.  Smoke Mirrors and The Truth and lots to discuss.

The Bridge with Peter Mansbridge
Ukraine -- It's All About Tanks Now.

The Bridge with Peter Mansbridge

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 10, 2023 43:42


Six months after we thought the era of the tank was over, tanks are now what the Ukrainians are begging for .. and it looks like they're about to get them.   Brian Stewart is with us with his regular Tuesday commentary.  Also in this episode, the battle against aging -- is there a new front opening up?

The Bridge with Peter Mansbridge
From Covid to Harry We've Got It All!

The Bridge with Peter Mansbridge

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 9, 2023 46:11


We may be titillated by Prince Harry but will we be infected by a new wave of Covid? Two interesting topics and you can count on The Bridge to do them both on this Monday. Two great guests two good topics.

The Bridge with Peter Mansbridge
Good Talk -- The Re-Emergence of Erin O'Toole

The Bridge with Peter Mansbridge

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 6, 2023 52:30


The former Conservative leader is back and he's got people talking.  Bruce and Chantal have their views on that. Plus, are government-paid consultants taking the place of public servants?  And, is there going to be a cabinet shuffle, and if so, why?

CBC News At Issue
Does Canadian politics have a polarization issue?

CBC News At Issue

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 6, 2023 23:44


The At Issue panel discusses Erin O'Toole's warnings about polarization in politics and the Liberal government's plan to transition oil and gas workers to green energy jobs. Rosemary Barton hosts Chantal Hébert, Andrew Coyne, Kelly Cryderman and Althia Raj.

The Hill Times' Hot Room
Forecasting 2023 in Canadian politics, with Alex Marland

The Hill Times' Hot Room

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 6, 2023 22:11


Memorial University political scientist Alex Marland joins Peter Mazereeuw look at the forces that could shape Canadian politics in 2023. 

The Lynda Steele Show
The Full Show: Vacancy control system, House Speaker chaos & Populism and extremism in Canadian politics.

The Lynda Steele Show

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 6, 2023 50:23


An organization advocating for a vacancy control system to benefit renters in BC Douglas King, Executive Director of Together Against Poverty Society The World Juniors - Canada vs. Czechia Squire Barnes, Global BC Sports Anchor Responding to the idea of a vacancy control system David Hutniak, CEO of Landlord BC The House Speaker chaos among the Republican Party Reggie Cecchini, Global News Washington Correspondent Populism and extremism in Canadian politics Keith Baldrey, Global BC Legislative Bureau Chief Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

The Bridge with Peter Mansbridge
Your Turn on Bob Woodward and The Random Ranter on Taxes

The Bridge with Peter Mansbridge

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 5, 2023 38:24


Lots of reactions to the Bob Woodward interview on Monday's The Bridge. Plus more of your thoughts on a variety of issues on this week's Your Turn.  And then the Random Ranter with his #1 new year's resolution.

Scott Thompson Show
The Divisive Nature of Canadian Politics Continues...

Scott Thompson Show

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 5, 2023 73:39


The Hamilton Today Podcast with Scott Thompson: Tesla's Cybertruck did not get the warm welcome that the company probably was hoping for, but does that mean it is down for the count, or could it end up being a big seller? Dr. Lubomyr Luciuk writes in the National Post that “Putin tried to kill Ukraine and failed. Now he will reap what he has sown.” What will this reaping look like and what's next for the war as the one-year anniversary nears? Nanos polling shows a significant portion of Liberals want Trudeau to step down, and a smaller but still notable group of Conservatives want someone other than Poilievre in charge of their party. Today in Barrie, a private funeral was held for OPP Constable Grzegorz (Greg) Pierzchala. Meanwhile, south of the border the U.S. speaker of the house chaos continues. Ontario's Office of the Fire Marshal (OFM) has confirmed a late December fatal blaze at a Hamilton townhouse, that left four dead, started in a couch on the main floor and that smoke alarms at the home were not working. Now we are seeing a shortage of cold and flu medication for adults in the Province. What is happening on this front? Guest: David Booth, Senior Writer/Postmedia Driving, driving.ca Dr. Lubomyr Luciuk, Professor with the Royal Military College of Canada, researching: Geopolitics; Ukraine; Refugee Migration; Former Soviet; Union; Ethnic minorities; Strategic Studies Daniel Perry, Consultant, Summa Strategies Sean O'Shea, Reporter, Global News Television Reggie Cecchini, Washington Correspondent for Global News Chief Dave Cunliffe, Fire Chief, Hamilton Fire Department Justin Bates, CEO of the Ontario Pharmacist Association John Ivison, Journalist with the National Post Scott Radley, Host of The Scott Radley Show and Columnist with your Hamilton Spectator Host – Scott Thompson Content Producer – William Erskine Technical/Podcast Producer - Matt Taylor Podcast Co-Producer – Ben Straughan News Anchors – Dave Woodard & Diana Weeks Want to keep up with what happened in Hamilton Today? Subscribe to the podcast! https://megaphone.link/CORU8835115919

The Bridge with Peter Mansbridge
SMT - When Overconfidence Backfires

The Bridge with Peter Mansbridge

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 4, 2023 41:30


Bruce Anderson has his take on the Kevin McCarthy mess in the United States. Far from the lock he thought it was McCarthy may have blown his chance to be Speaker, and Bruce sees lessons for all in what's happening.  Also looking ahead to the 2023 challenges for each of Canada's three main national parties.

My 222 Cents
2sDay Mashup: Canadian Taxpayers are like South Korean sex dolls

My 222 Cents

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 3, 2023 48:15


Nothing is ever good enough for Quebec. Socialism makes people lazy. Alberta is ungovernable,  and Shaun spends way too much time obsessing over Korean sex dolls.Follow us on Twitter!@222Minutes@SNewmanPodcastR'ohan Well Servicing is hiring for all positions.office@rohanltd.com780-872-7887rohanltd.com

Front Burner
What's ahead in Canadian politics

Front Burner

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 2, 2023 24:28


It's 2023, and Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has now been in power for more than seven years. This year promises more challenges for a government prone to controversy and scandal: a choking economy, potential fallout from using the Emergencies Act, a widely-criticized gun control bill, and an increasingly complex international stage. Meanwhile, the NDP are trying to leverage their deal that props up the Liberals' minority government, and new Conservative leader Pierre Poilievre is determined to put Trudeau at the center of the issues Canadians are struggling with. Today on Front Burner, a conversation with our chief political correspondent, Rosemary Barton, about how these issues could shape Canadian politics in 2023.

The National: At Issue Video Podcast
Canadian politics in 2022 | At Issue answers your questions

The National: At Issue Video Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 30, 2022 24:23


The Bridge with Peter Mansbridge
Good Talk Encore Presentation - Good Talk Year Ender

The Bridge with Peter Mansbridge

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 30, 2022 52:24


Today an encore presentation of an episode that originally aired on December 16th. A different kind of year-ender as Bruce and Chantal focus on how 2022 may have changed our sense of democracy, leadership and country.  And yes, we'll still have the predictable best this and that of '22 but we wanted to use most of our time to discuss some of the big issues that make Canada, Canada!

The Current
Reviewing the year in Canadian politics

The Current

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 30, 2022 20:05


With convoy protests shutting down Ottawa, a papal apology to residential school survivors, and Alberta's push for sovereignty, 2022 was a busy political year. Guest host Paul Hunter reviews what happened with CBC News Chief Political Correspondent Rosemary Barton, Globe and Mail reporter Carrie Tait, and Emilie Nicolas, a columnist with Le Devoir and the Montreal Gazette, and host of Canadaland's French-language podcast Detours.

The Bridge with Peter Mansbridge
Good Talk Encore Presentation - Did The Public Follow The Convoy Inquiry?

The Bridge with Peter Mansbridge

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 29, 2022 52:56


Today an encore presentation of an episode that originally aired on November 25th. Journalists spent a lot of the past weeks covering the convoy commission but was the public actually following the story?  Chantal and Bruce have a lot to say about the commission as it wraps up its major witness phase this week.  What did we learn?  What difference will it make? And the World Cup -- is the real story being glossed over?

The Bridge with Peter Mansbridge
The Bridge Encore Presentation - Moore Butts #5 - The Year Ender

The Bridge with Peter Mansbridge

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 28, 2022 46:22


Today an encore presentation of an episode that originally aired on October 12th. Former Conservative cabinet minister James Moore and former Trudeau principal secretary Gerald Butts pick up their conversation again, this time on a year-ender.  Dropping their natural partisanship for our benefit, James and Gerry look at the top stories of the year from the perspective only they can give.

The Bridge with Peter Mansbridge
The Bridge Encore Presentation - The Moore Butts Conversation #4

The Bridge with Peter Mansbridge

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 27, 2022 47:02


Today an encore presentation of an episode that originally aired on October 3rd. They're back! James Moore and Gerald Butts are back by popular demand. The two experienced political observers drop their partisan positions (or sure try) to give us their take. This time the conversation is about what happens and what needs to happen inside a party when a new leader takes power. 

The Bridge with Peter Mansbridge
The Bridge Encore Presentation - Who Is The Real Danielle Smith

The Bridge with Peter Mansbridge

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 26, 2022 47:42


Today an encore presentation of an episode that originally aired on October 24th. Kathleen Petty joins us from Calgary to talk about the new Alberta Premier and Dr Isaac Bogoch calls in from his hospital job to talk about where things really stand on the latest Covid wave.  Plus, some "Good Housekeeping" tips on pumpkin carving.  Seriously.

The Bridge with Peter Mansbridge
The Bridge Encore Presentation - Good Talk Year Ender

The Bridge with Peter Mansbridge

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 23, 2022 52:24


Today an encore presentation of an episode that originally aired on December 16th. A different kind of year-ender as Bruce and Chantal focus on how 2022 may have changed our sense of democracy, leadership and country.  And yes, we'll still have the predictable best this and that of '22 but we wanted to use most of our time to discuss some of the big issues that make Canada, Canada!

The Bridge with Peter Mansbridge
The Bridge: Encore Presentation - Your Turn On Remembering

The Bridge with Peter Mansbridge

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 22, 2022 46:02


Today an encore presentation of an episode that originally aired on November 10th. Some truly wonderful and sometimes emotional letters from you, listeners to The Bridge, about what Remembrance Day means to you.  Even the Random Ranter gets in on the act with his thoughts.  It's a special show.

The Bridge with Peter Mansbridge
The Bridge: Encore Presentation - SMT - Is The Media The Enemy?

The Bridge with Peter Mansbridge

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 20, 2022 41:59


Today an encore presentation of an episode that originally aired on September 14th. Pierre Poilievre's first meeting with the media didn't go that well for either Poilievre or the media.  What should be taken from the encounter?  And can anyone win the political long game by attacking the media? And what would an SMT be without a little Donald Trump?

The Bridge with Peter Mansbridge
The Bridge: Encore Presentation - The Final Goodbye

The Bridge with Peter Mansbridge

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 19, 2022 52:08


Today an encore presentation of an episode that originally aired on September 19h. The long goodbye for Queen Elizabeth is over with her body now on its way to its final resting place at Windsor Castle.  The end of an historic ten-day period since her passing.  Today the Bridge deals with that with Andrew MacDougall joining us from London.  But today's program also deals with issues surrounding journalism and its coverage of politicians. Andrew, a former Director of Communications for Prime Minister Stephen Harper helps us on that too.

The Bridge with Peter Mansbridge
Good Talk -- The Year Ender

The Bridge with Peter Mansbridge

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 16, 2022 52:35


 A different kind of year-ender as Bruce and Chantal focus on how 2022 may have changed our sense of democracy, leadership and country.  And yes, we'll still have the predictable best this and that of '22 but we wanted to use most of our time to discuss some of the big issues that make Canada, Canada!

rabble radio
What does 2023 have in store for Canadian politics?

rabble radio

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 16, 2022 30:01


This week on rabble radio, we feature a segment from our most recent Off the Hill political panel. This month, our theme was ‘Off the Hill: Looking back to leap ahead.' From the Freedom Convoy, to major action in Canada's labour movement, to the ongoing war in Ukraine, to political leadership races on the provincial and federal levels, our panel reflected on the major news events of 2022 and wondered aloud: What does this mean we can expect for the year ahead? Our December panel included MP Leah Gazan, Chuka Ejeckam, El Jones and Karl Nerenberg. Co-hosted by Robin Browne and Libby Davies. Also – don't miss next week's episode, when we'll be reviewing highlights from our top rabble radio episodes of the year! Will your favourite episode make it on our list? Tune in next week to find out. Do you know a rabble rouser to watch? We are now accepting submissions for our ‘rabble rousers to watch' of 2023. Tell us about the activists in your community who have made a difference, and whose work you think rabble should be covering. Nominations are open until midnight, December 31, 2022. Everyone who participates in our survey will be entered into a draw to win a rabble tote bag. If you like the show please consider subscribing on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you find your podcasts. And please, rate, review, share rabble radio with your friends — it takes two seconds to support independent media like rabble. Follow us on social media across channels @rabbleca. Or, if you have feedback for the show, get in touch anytime at editor@rabble.ca.

The Bridge with Peter Mansbridge
Your Turn and The Random Ranter -- The Year End

The Bridge with Peter Mansbridge

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 15, 2022 47:35


Its year-end time both for you through Your Turn and through the Random Ranter.   And this is a very different Ranter, so get ready!

The Bridge with Peter Mansbridge
SMT — The Clash Between Opinion Polls and Voter Polls

The Bridge with Peter Mansbridge

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 14, 2022 41:57


Bruce's take on the by election outcome versus the reality of national opinion.  Also should the first ministers sit down on camera and do battle on health care?  And farewell to Jim Carr.

The Bridge with Peter Mansbridge
Moore Butts #5 -- The Year Ender

The Bridge with Peter Mansbridge

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 12, 2022 47:40


Former Conservative cabinet minister James Moore and former Trudeau principal secretary Gerald Butts pick up their conversation again, this time on a year-ender.  Dropping their natural partisanship for our benefit, James and Gerry look at the top stories of the year from the perspective only they can give.  

The Bridge with Peter Mansbridge
Good Talk - Is Poilievre Rethinking His Media Strategy?

The Bridge with Peter Mansbridge

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 9, 2022 52:29


Bruce and Chantal discuss the decision by Pierre Poilievre to scrum with the parliamentary press gallery after months of ignoring them. Why? And debating the Auditor General's power and impact.  Plus when is a Greenbelt green and not grey?

The National: At Issue Video Podcast
Billions in overpaid federal COVID-19 benefits | At Issue

The National: At Issue Video Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 9, 2022 17:48


Canada's auditor general releases a report on federal COVID-19 spending, praising the speed of the response but also finding billions in aid was sent to ineligible recipients. Plus, December's high stakes Toronto-area byelection and what it could mean for the federal parties.

The Bridge with Peter Mansbridge
Your Turn And The Random Ranter on Guns

The Bridge with Peter Mansbridge

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 8, 2022 44:15


The Ranter (should he be formerly known as "Random") has his take on the gun issue and so do you with Your Turn.  Plus a lot of other issues from why red and blue in US politics, to Donald Trump. 

The Bridge with Peter Mansbridge
What's Going On Inside The Royal Family?

The Bridge with Peter Mansbridge

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 5, 2022 44:27


Will and Kate versus Harry and Meaghan.  How serious is the royal battle and what damage will it cause?  And can King Charles do anything to fix it.  And, who cares anyway?  Royal commentator Bonnie Brownlee is our guest.But first a story about Carey Price you probably did not know.

The Lynda Steele Show
The latest on China's influence in Canadian politics

The Lynda Steele Show

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 3, 2022 9:21


GUEST: Jeremy Nuttall, Vancouver based investigative journalist for the Toronto Star, who has lived and worked in China Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

The Bridge with Peter Mansbridge
Good Talk - Did The Public Follow The Convoy Inquiry?

The Bridge with Peter Mansbridge

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 25, 2022 52:45


Journalists spent a lot of the past weeks covering the convoy commission but was the public actually following the story?  Chantal and Bruce have a lot to say about the commission as it wraps up its major witness phase this week.  What did we learn?  What difference will it make? And the World Cup -- is the real story being glossed over?

The Bridge with Peter Mansbridge
Your Turn and The Ranter --- Books, Protests and Safe Injection Sites

The Bridge with Peter Mansbridge

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 24, 2022 43:40


Lots of your thoughts on the book business following our episode earlier in the week. Plus the convoy inquiry.  And then The Random Ranter returns with his thoughts on safe injection sites.  He doesn't hold back on a topic that often causes strong feelings.

The Bridge with Peter Mansbridge
SMT - Do We Now Know What The Tipping Point Was For Ottawa On The Convoy?

The Bridge with Peter Mansbridge

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 23, 2022 46:19


Public Safety Minister Marco Mendicino tells the convoy inquiry about the moment that was key for him as the Emergencies Act was about to be introduced to end the protest. Also, has Pierre Poilievre's statements on safe injection sites caused him new problems?  Bruce Anderson and SMT has some answers.  

The Bridge with Peter Mansbridge
A New Challenge for Ukraine In Its War With Russia

The Bridge with Peter Mansbridge

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 22, 2022 42:36


Brian Stewart's regular Tuesday commentary on the war in Ukraine and a new challenge from Russia that has the potential to change the balance of the conflict. Plus how do you block the sun to stop climate change?  

The Bridge with Peter Mansbridge
Good Talk - Is Twitter Dying?

The Bridge with Peter Mansbridge

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 18, 2022 52:49


After a night of bizarre Twitter goings-on, Bruce and Chantal hold court on the future of Elon Musk and his 44 billion dollar gamble. Also up for discussion, can the RCMP commissioner survive the convoy inquiry?  And how seriously should we take the toe to toe "confrontation" between Justin Trudeau and Xi Jinping?

The Bridge with Peter Mansbridge
The Ranter Versus Elon Musk

The Bridge with Peter Mansbridge

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2022 42:41


Lots of your letters on Your Turn on a variety of Issues from masks, to maps, to immigrant doctors.  Plus the Random Ranter stands up to Elon Musk over Twitter.

The Jag Show
10-ish Podcasting News Stories From The Last Month

The Jag Show

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2022 3:55


It's been awhile since we did a recap of news in the podcasting world - so I'm gonna share some headlines that have grabbed my attention over the last month or so:The biggest story is Edison Research's Spoken Word Audio report, released at the end of October, and surveying Americans ages 13 and up.  Some of the key takeaways: 131 million Americans listen to Spoken Word Audio daily, that's up 25% since 2014.   Also, 29% of all audio consumption is now spoken word. That's up 1.5x from eight years ago.  And Gen Z specifically, their consumption of spoken word audio has nearly tripled.   And that's not just because today's pop music sucks.  Also, it's too loud and GET OFF MY LAWN!   Here's a link to the takeaways and the study: https://www.edisonresearch.com/the-spoken-word-audio-report-2022-from-npr-and-edison-researchPodcast host Buzzsprout has gone viral with their video on how to be a podcast guest.  It's a classic 90's instructional video throwback - complete with a rapping PSA.  Link: https://youtu.be/mes-wril-GwSome news specific to Apple Podcasts:  Beginning in 2023, they'll no longer require an email address to be associated with a show.   I love this idea - because I'm the admin email for many of my clients, I can't TELL you how much spam I get.   Your email address doesn't need to be in the back end RSS data.  But it should be in your show notes, so your listeners have a way to contact you.    Also, Apple has started auto-tagging individual episodes by category.   On one hand, Big Brother is listening, but on the other, it might help your discoverability!You may have noticed a new look to Apple Podcasts in iOS 16.  If you listen on an iPad, you'll have a new sidebar to help you navigate between shows.  And on iPhone, you'll be able to navigate easier from the lock screen.  That said, Apple is raising prices on Apple Music, Apple TV+, and Apple One.   Man, I hope that last season of Ted Lasso is worth it...Amazon Music still represents less than 1% of US podcast listening, but it's Amazon, so I expect that number to grow.  They've added more ad-free podcasts for Prime members.  Maybe instead, we'll just keep seeing ads for terrible Thursday Night Football games.  Titans-Packers this week.  Yawn.  Can't Wait.Tom Webster, in Sounds Profitable, has a two-part series on Radio's Seven Warnings For The Podcast Industry. They are:Painting With The Same BrushPlease Don't Destroy Us With AdsDon't Neglect the Farm TeamNever Be Content With ContentNo One Will Thank You For Killing Their JoyYou Don't Start Smoking at 30Never Forget Joey Bag O'Donutshttps://soundsprofitable.com/update/radio-warnings-for-podcast-industry-1https://soundsprofitable.com/update/radio-warnings-for-podcast-industry-2You know I'm a fan of Squadcast as a remote audio recording platform.  They announced they've received several patents for their behind the scenes tech. https://squadcast.fm/blog/patent-awarded-the-squadcast-recording-engineA podcast called Canadian Politics is Boring is putting out an episode of their show on cassette.  Yes, cassette.  It's a cool novelty - but unless you've got a device that plays cassettes, it seems the tapes are just going to be glorified paperweights.Finally, a quick shoutout to Evo Terra, who wrapped up his show Podcast Pontifications.  He was one of the first big names in podcasting two decades ago, and he was always gracious to me with his time, including being a past guest on this show.  You can find his episode here: https://thejagshow.simplecast.com/episodes/podcast-og-evo-terra-consumed-only-beer-and-sausages-for-a-month

The Bridge with Peter Mansbridge
Can Trumpty Dumpty Be Put Back Together Again?

The Bridge with Peter Mansbridge

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2022 41:05


So he's in the race for 2024 but what are his chances? Bruce Anderson joins for SMT with thoughts on Donald Trump and Mike Pence on a big week for both. And a seemingly simple idea from Pierre Poilievre may be just the way to make some people more comfortable with the Conservative leader.

The Bridge with Peter Mansbridge
Are Masks On The Way Back?

The Bridge with Peter Mansbridge

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 14, 2022 45:21


Covid is still with us but what has health experts worried is the spread of respiratory disease especially among youngsters in school. As a result, some authorities are suggesting that masks be put back on.  No mandates, at least not yet.  Dr Zain Chagla joins us.  Plus, the world will be eight billion strong as of tomorrow. Good news or bad? And more with some pretty interesting "end bits".

The Bridge with Peter Mansbridge
Good Talk -- What Should Conservatives Learn From How The Republicans Messed Up Midterms?

The Bridge with Peter Mansbridge

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 11, 2022 52:30


It wasn't what Donald Trump and his band of deniers expected and they are still trying to figure out what happened.  Bruce and Chantal have their thoughts on what those US midterm results should mean to Canadian Conservatives. Plus whither Canada-China relations?

The Bridge with Peter Mansbridge
Your Turn On Remembering

The Bridge with Peter Mansbridge

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 10, 2022 45:48


Some truly wonderful and sometimes emotional letters from you, listeners to The Bridge, about what Remembrance Day means to you.  Even the Random Ranter gets in on the act with his thoughts.  It's a special show.

The Bridge with Peter Mansbridge

With Remembrance Day coming up this Friday The Bridge devotes some time this week to "remembering".  Beginning today with a feature interview with Tim Cook and the stories behind his terrific new First World War book, 'Life Savers and Body Snatchers".  And among our end bits today, what do you think the most common dog name in Canada is?

The Bridge with Peter Mansbridge
YOUR TURN ON DOUG FORD AND "FREEDOM", AND THE RANDOM RANTER

The Bridge with Peter Mansbridge

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 3, 2022 41:00


Your Turn, emails, comments, questions on a wide range of topics this week, and of course our regular Thursday commentary from The Random Ranter.  Issues from Doug Ford, to the monarchy, to Ukraine, to voter turnout.

The Bridge with Peter Mansbridge
SMT -- The Power Struggle Inside The Convoy

The Bridge with Peter Mansbridge

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 2, 2022 43:23


The "smoke" is clearing inside what seems to have been a chaotic scene inside the convoy that shut down Ottawa earlier this year.  Bruce Anderson has his take on the latest testimony from protestors themselves.  And also, the latest soundings of what Canadians feel about inflation and Covid.