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Bill Kelly has over 30 years of broadcast experience. He pushes beyond the headlines, and has a unique perspective on politics and daily stories making headlines.

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Bill Kelly has over 30 years of broadcast experience. He pushes beyond the headlines, and has a unique perspective on politics and daily stories making headlines.

    Retailers urge Ontario's gov't to reconsider the lockdown as it could kill off thousands of small businesses

    Retailers urge Ontario's gov't to reconsider the lockdown as it could kill off thousands of small businesses

    Ontario’s move to limit non-essential retailers in Toronto and Peel Region to just curbside pickup or delivery could kill off thousands of small stores that count on make-or-break Christmas sales to survive, retail-industry associations say.
    The Retail Council of Canada (RCC) and the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) are pressing Ontario Premier Doug Ford to soften the blow for businesses as a large chunk of the Greater Toronto Area enters a COVID-19 lockdown just as holiday shopping season was supposed to begin. 

    Guest: Marvin Ryder. Business Professor, DeGroote School of Business, McMaster University

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    • 16 min
    What does the Red Zone mean for Hamiltonians, Part 1 of Care Gone Wrong?: Inside Ontario’s Nursing Homes & the AstraZeneca vaccine

    What does the Red Zone mean for Hamiltonians, Part 1 of Care Gone Wrong?: Inside Ontario’s Nursing Homes & the AstraZeneca vaccine

    As other regions in Ontario head into lockdown in the Grey Zone, the Mayor Fred Eisenberger joins the show to talk to us about where Hamilton stands in the Red Zone. 

    Guest: Fred Eisenberger, Mayor of the City of Hamilton



    What are the conditions of long-term care homes now, has anything improved since the tragic events of the summer? 

    Guest: Natalie Mehra, executive director, Ontario Health Coalition.

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    10-part series Care Gone Wrong?: Inside Ontario’s Nursing Homes

    PART 1: WHAT HAPPENED THIS PAST SPRING? HOW DID COVID-19 KILL MORE THAN TWO-THOUSAND NURSING HOME RESIDENTS? 

    Guest: Jason Chapman reports

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    AstraZeneca says that late-stage trials show its COVID-19 vaccine with Oxford University was up to 90 per cent effective in preventing disease. The vaccine is one of several that Canada has preordered. 

    Guest: Eric Arts Canada Research Chair in HIV Pathogenesis and Viral Control and Chair and Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University.

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    • 50 min
    Tech Talk - November 20, 2020

    Tech Talk - November 20, 2020

    It's time for Tech Talk with Adam Oldfield!

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    • 15 min
    Risks of anti-mask protests, COVID-19 modelling projects 20k cases a day & Fixing the economy

    Risks of anti-mask protests, COVID-19 modelling projects 20k cases a day & Fixing the economy

    Another anti-mask/freedom rally is going to be held in London this coming weekend. Dr. Mackie joins the show to discuss the risk these protests bring.

     Guest: Dr. Christopher Mackie, Medical Officer of Health, Middlesex-London Health Unit.

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    Canada’s new modelling numbers are projecting that by the end of December we could be seeing 20K cases a day. 

     Guest: Dr. Isaac Bogoch, Staff Physician, General Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases Associate Professor, Dept. of Medicine, University of Toronto.

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    How are we going to save our failing economy that’s been impacted by COVID-19? According to a piece in The Conversation, we must stomp out the virus.

    Guest: Blayne Haggart, Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science, Brock University.

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    • 34 min
    Quarantining airplane passengers, Dr. Marek Smeija joined The Bill Kelly Show

    Quarantining airplane passengers, Dr. Marek Smeija joined The Bill Kelly Show

    A Hamilton led study from McMaster showed that 1% of plane passengers would test positive for COVID within 14 days. Should we be concerned about whether or not they quarantine?

     Guest: Dr. Marek Smieja, Scientific Director of McMaster HealthLabs and a professor of pathology and molecular medicine,  McMaster University.


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    • 10 min
    Why wait to lockdown? Politicians taking pay cuts & Reimbursing London for ranked balloting

    Why wait to lockdown? Politicians taking pay cuts & Reimbursing London for ranked balloting

    By the end of this week, some regions in Ontario could be placed into lockdown due to COVID-19 cases increasing. Why not just do it now?

     Guest: Richard Brennan, retired journalist with the Toronto Star. Covered Queen’s Park and Parliament Hill.

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    With all that’s going on right now with the pandemic, is it time that politicians temporarily cut their pay?

    Guest: Scott Radley, Host of “The Scott Radley Show”, Global News Radio 900 CHML & Columnist, Hamilton Spectator

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    The City of London is only going to be reimbursed $50,000 for ranked balloting being axed.

     Guest: Josh Morgan, Ward 7 Councillor, City of London.

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    • 47 min

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