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Plugged In connects you to the ever-expanding Canadian electric vehicle network, featuring in-depth interviews with experts, engineers and everyday EV owners from across the country and from around the world. Hosted by Postmedia Driving senior editor Andrew McCredie, Plugged In updates once a week.
 
Defence Watch is a limited series hosted by the Ottawa Citizen’s David Pugliese, who’s covered the Canadian military for more than 30 years. Through a number of wide-ranging interviews with insiders, experts and military personnel, Pugliese takes an in-depth look at a variety of subjects involving the Canadian Forces.
 
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The dismissal of misconduct charges against Calgary police officers have some calling for changes to how cases are investigated. The case follows another incident in which the Crown opted not to lay charges against an officer after a prisoner at the arrest processing unit was injured. Calgary Herald reporter Bill Kaufmann joins Dave Breakenridge to…
 
In the second of a three-part series on Down to Business exploring issues related to cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology, Andreas Park, an economist and a professor of finance at University of Toronto, who co-authored a design proposal for a digital currency for the Bank of Canada, breaks down what blockchain means for the financial system. …
 
As the world scrambles to contain and study the new Omicron variant of COVID-19, Canada has reported its first few cases. As of Monday morning, there were two confirmed cases and four possible instances of Omicron in Ontario, discovered after the federal government announced a travel ban from several countries in Africa where the variant has spread…
 
This week Rob and Murray are joined by the legendary Bob Irving, play-by-play commentator for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. The crew talks about Irving’s storied career, Loucheiz Purifoy being detained by police after a disturbance at a local restaurant and what we can expect when the Riders face Winnipeg in the western final. Learn more about your ad…
 
There’s something funny about the attempts by woke warriors to cancel “problematic” comedians like Louis C.K. and Dave Chapelle — because it never works. Legendary comedy-club impresario Mark Breslin joins Anthony this week to tell stories about the comic wars he’s been through since he opened his first Yuk Yuk’s in 1976. And he explains why the sc…
 
One of Canada’s most well-known environmental activists, known for spouting off against governments of all stripes and our use of fossil fuels, is back in the news again for comments he made. Critics have accused David Suzuki of condoning or inciting ecoterrorism when he suggested we could see pipelines blown up because people are frustrated by the…
 
The devastation of flooding in B.C. is on a scale unlike anything Canada has ever seen. Major infrastructure has been destroyed, supply chains have been cut off and ecological systems have been disrupted. National Post columnist Terry Glavin joins Dave Breckenridge to discuss how the disaster showed gaps in the province’s emergency preparedness, wh…
 
North American elites wish we were all a bit more European. From work-life balance to climate progressivism, Europeans seem to embody the paragon of sophistication that liberals dream of. In real life, however, Europe is a mess. Outside its fashionable capitals lie sprawling impoverished suburbs. Unemployment haunts millions of unassimilated immigr…
 
Facing scrutiny amid a massive sexual misconduct scandal, the Canadian Forces will be reviewing how it trains and interacts with foreign military personnel after it was revealed officials met with a unit with ties to neo-Nazis. The review was sparked after concerns were raised by Jewish groups of the alleged involvement of Canadian troops training …
 
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced an emissions cap for Canada's oil and gas sector as he looks for the country to get to net-zero by 2050. But what does that mean for Alberta's oil patch as big players plan their own transition to net-zero, and does it set up another political battle between Alberta and Ottawa? Calgary Herald, Business Column…
 
The Riders have clinched a home playoff game, so why are the fans unimpressed? Murray and Rob discuss whether fans have been spoiled with a good season, if Cody Fajardo is appreciated enough, which players should rest when the team faces Hamilton and picks for the CFL player awards. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein broke the Watergate scandal for the Washington Post in 1972. Since then, Woodward has written books about presidents Nixon, Clinton, Obama, Trump, and both president Bushes. His latest book, Peril, is about the Capitol riot of Jan. 6, 2021, and the tumultuous transition from Trump to President Joe Biden. Woodward is …
 
A campaign is underway to honour a Canadian veteran with the country's highest military medal for his actions in Afghanistan 15 years ago. Jesse Larochelle saved a platoon of his comrades outside Kandahar but his heroics took a horrible, physical and emotional toll on him. Senior National Post features writer Joe O'Connor joins Dave Breakenridge to…
 
Heather Stefanson is the first woman to be premier in the history of Manitoba, after winning the Progressive Conservative leadership race after the departure of Brian Pallister. But her victory is being challenged by runner-up Shelly Glover, who says there were irregularities in the vote and she is the rightful premier. Winnipeg Sun columnist Josh …
 
Canada might never fully solve the pandemic problem until we understand why some people are so resistant to getting the vaccine. That means actually sitting down and talking to people who aren’t typical anti-vaxxers but are suddenly opting to lose their jobs rather than roll up their sleeves for a COVID shot. Anita Davis is one of those people. Aft…
 
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau unveiled his newest cabinet last week, and there were some new faces in prominent positions, and some surprise demotions. Melanie Joly and Anita Anand were among a number of women promoted to senior positions, while embattled Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan and Mark Garneau were among key demotions as the Liberals get s…
 
The hockey world has been rocked by allegations that the Chicago Blackhawks failed to adequately address the sexual assault of a player by a video coach during the 2010 Stanley Cup season. Former first-round draft pick Kyle Beach revealed himself to be the player at the centre of a lawsuit against the club and an internal investigation launched by …
 
The Riders are winning games again, but it doesn’t feel like they’re on fire. The team went to Montreal and played the same type of game they always play, complete with an offensive line that’s still weak. Is this how the Riders are going to play for the rest of the year? Other topics include A.C. Leonard, what to expect against the Elks and whethe…
 
The concept of the “citizen” is found rarely throughout human history, and those lucky enough to have it must guard it jealously. It is one of the most cherished ideals of our liberal, democratic societies. But the forces of globalization and progressivism, and the elites who benefit from them, are working to erode it. Victor Davis Hanson is a prom…
 
Rogers is perhaps best known from your cellphone bill or the radio station you listen to, or its role as part owners of Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment. But at the heart of it is a family, one that is engaged in a fight over the future of one of Canada’s biggest telecommunications firms. Barbara Shecter, a business correspondent for the Financial…
 
This week on Down to Business, host Gabriel Friedman talks with Calgary's first female mayor Jyoti Gondek about the polarization around climate change and fossil fuels and how she plans to attract investors to the city’s burgeoning cleantech economy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
Canadians will have a nationally standardized vaccine passport for international travel, the prime minister announced last week. The documents will be based on provincial data after provinces have rolled out similar documents for use at restaurants and events. National Post political reporter Ryan Tumilty joins Dave to discuss why the feds opted to…
 
Beijing’s threats to invade Taiwan are getting serious. Military tensions are ramping up. And a war — perhaps even a Third World War — is not out of the question. It could even be inevitable. Scott Simon, co-chair of Taiwan studies at the University of Ottawa, joins Anthony to explain why he thinks Xi Jinping’s China today looks a lot like Hitler’s…
 
Albertans voting in municipal elections had three provincial initiatives on the ballot. Key among those was a referendum on equalization. The Alberta government has been pushing for equalization reform for quite some time, but there are questions about whether the referendum does anything. National Post reporter Tyler Dawson joins Dave Breakenridge…
 
This week on Down to Business, Lightspeed CEO Dax DaSilva talks about his company's remarkable growth spurt, how it is attracting and keeping talent and why Canada is actually an amazing place to headquarter your tech company. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoicesBy Postmedia
 
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