The Todd Veinotte Show

The Todd Veinotte Show

The Todd Veinotte Show – Sunday, September 27, 2020

8 a.m.:

Samantha Graham of the Saint Mary’s University Students’ Association joins us first this morning to chat about the universities decision to have a mix of online and in-person classes for the winter term beginning in January 2021. We’ll discuss the Throne speech, the fisheries dispute and more with Scott Armstrong, Former NS Conservative MP. Jeff Bishop, Executive Director of Forest Nova Scotia joins the show to talk about the province’s Lands and Forestry minister comments that harvesting continues to happen at pre-Northern Pulp shutdown levels because sawmills have the same demand for studwood and sawlogs.

9 a.m.:

Lori Turnbull, Dalhousie university political science professor, joins the show to give us her thoughts on the Throne speech, Trudeau’s announcement and more. The recommendations outlined in the Northwood review are leaving many people disappointed and saying big questions remain unanswered. NSGEU President Jason MacLean joins the show to weigh in on the issue. We have our weekly chat with Summa Strategies Tim Powers to discuss the latest in Canadian and U.S. politics. We speak with Chief Policy Officer of CARP, Bill VanGorder about their letter to Prime Minister Trudeau urging the government to make home and community care a central part of Canada’s Safe Restart Plan.

10 a.m.:

Then we’ll have a chat with outgoing long-term councillor Stephen Adams. Why did he decide to step down and a reflection of his time working for District 11. Dr. Todd Howlett of the NSHA joins the show to discuss the ongoing progress to reintroduce programs and services that were slowed or stopped due to the COVID-19.
Minister of Natural Resources Seamus O’Regan says Canadians have to be open to more nuclear power generation if this country is to meet the carbon emissions reduction targets. We talk about it with Bob Walker, Canadian Nuclear Workers’ Council national director. We get an update on COVID-19 from infectious disease expert Dr. Lisa Barrett. We’ll discuss the potential second wave, opening borders, flu season and much more.

11 a.m.:


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Host: Todd Veinotte
Phone: 902.448-1200

Producer: Sam Calio