The Todd Veinotte Show

The Todd Veinotte Show

The Todd Veinotte Show – Sunday, November 22, 2020

8 a.m.:

HRM councillor Lisa Blackburn joins us first this morning to discuss the latest council meeting, renaming streets and facilities, the police commission and much more. Then former Green Party interim leader Jo-Ann Roberts joins the show to talk about the new leadership of the party and what she has in store for the future. We chat about the proroguing legislature until 2021 and the legacy of Stephen McNeil with Dalhousie political science professor, Lori Turnbull.

9 a.m.:

The NDP is renewing their call for paid sick days in response to COVID-19 in schools. We’ll talk about it with NDP leader Gary Burrill. We have our weekly chat with Summa Strategies Tim Powers to discuss the latest in Canadian and U.S political news.

10 a.m.:

Mortgage guru Clinton Wilkins joins the show to give us the latest in mortgage related news. Veteran journalist and columnist Barbara Kay joins the show to talk her latest article which looks into Bill C-6, the proposed law to ban conversion therapy. Fast-food giant McDonald’s is going plant based with their McPlant products but what is their relationship with plant-based company Beyond Meat. We’ll learn more from Sylvain Charlebois, Dalhousie’s food professor. Bernice Williams, Intentional Connection community growth facilitator, joins us to talk about how businesses are pivoting during COVID-19.

11 a.m.:

We get an update on COVID-19 from infectious disease expert Dr. Lisa Barrett. We’ll discuss the second wave, flu season and much more. Jordi Morgan of CFIB joins the show to talk about the impact of COVID-19 on small business and what measures he believes should be put in place so we can keep these businesses open. It was announced Friday that gathering limits in the greater Halifax area will be halved and restaurants will be mandated to take names and numbers for contact tracing. We’ll talk about it with Premier Stephen McNeil. We wrap up the Todd Veinotte show on News 95.7!

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Host: Todd Veinotte
Phone: 902.448-1200

Producer: Sam Calio