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Scott Radley is a seasoned journalist, who has written a column for over 15 years in Hamilton. He will ask questions that you want answers to. He will bring an inquisitive mind and a unique perspective to daily news that will push the boundaries in order to make people think and to challenge the norm.

Scott Radley Show Curiouscast

    • News
    • 4.4 • 7 Ratings

Scott Radley is a seasoned journalist, who has written a column for over 15 years in Hamilton. He will ask questions that you want answers to. He will bring an inquisitive mind and a unique perspective to daily news that will push the boundaries in order to make people think and to challenge the norm.

    $357 million deal struck between feds and Ontario, Do college campuses have a double standard when treating Jews vs other groups? & Aberdeen Ave. is the worst road in Ontario

    $357 million deal struck between feds and Ontario, Do college campuses have a double standard when treating Jews vs other groups? & Aberdeen Ave. is the worst road in Ontario

    What does it mean for Ontarians now that the province and the feds have struck a deal worth $357 million?
    Guest: Dr. Lori Turnbull, Professor & Chair of Public & International Affairs with Dalhousie University
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    Why does look like a double standard has formed around the treatment of Jews on university campuses when compared with other identifiable groups?
    Guest: Michael Geist, Professor of Law with the University of Ottawa, Canada Research Chair in Internet and E-commerce Law and a member of the Centre for Law, Technology and Society
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    Hamilton is back at the top of the list... of worst roads in Ontario. Aberdeen Avenue has taken the top spot thanks to poor maintenance, potholes and traffic congestion but should Hamiltonians be proud or embarrassed by this? Are people trying to circumvent complaining to the government by voting en masse in CAA's Worst Roads Campaign?
    Guest: Brian Pirvu, Government Relations Consultant for CAA South Central Ontario

    • 29 min
    Encampments are returning to the forefront, Putting an age limit on social media & Sports Talk with Don Robertson

    Encampments are returning to the forefront, Putting an age limit on social media & Sports Talk with Don Robertson

    Encampments are returning to the forefront of the public consciousness but unfortunately, it's not for good reasons. How is it that the current solutions don't work for those living in the encampments nor the citizens living near the encampments?
    Guest: Vito Sgro, Former 2018 Mayoral Candidate
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    Quebec Premier François Legault has suggested the idea of putting an age limit on social media. Is it even feasible to do this? How could it benefit kids? What kind of detriment would it pose?
    Guest: Dr. Sandra Bosacki, Professor with the Faculty of Education and Director of the Theory of Mind in Education Lab at Brock University
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    The Toronto Blue Jays are still bad and it would appear that Canada isn't doing much better at the World Juniors. Will we see football players mandated to play with the additional helmet padding they use in practice? How come we haven't seen this required for kids' leagues?
    Guest: Don Robertson, Head Coach & Owner, Back-to-Back Defending Allan Cup Champion Dundas Real McCoys & Broker of Record, ComChoice Realty

    • 1 hr 1 min
    The Brightest Conversation in Hamilton Radio with Steve Foxcroft: Deportation sentence for the truck driver who hit the Humbolt Broncos bus. A shocking (wrong) answer on Wheel of Fortune. Beer and wine in corner stores, and more!

    The Brightest Conversation in Hamilton Radio with Steve Foxcroft: Deportation sentence for the truck driver who hit the Humbolt Broncos bus. A shocking (wrong) answer on Wheel of Fortune. Beer and wine in corner stores, and more!

    NFL Chain-Gang Member and Vice President of Fluke Transport Steve Foxcroft joins Scott for the Brightest Conversation in Hamilton Radio this week. Among the topics discussed; Is deportation too harsh a sentence for the truck driver who hit the Humbolt Broncos bus? An embarrassing answer on Wheel of Fortune is destined to be the butt of jokes for years to come. Beer and wine are about to become available in corner stores! How do we feel about that? All this and more on the Brightest Conversation in Hamilton Radio.
    Guest: Steve Foxcroft, NFL Chain-Gang Member & Vice-President, Fluke Transport

    • 1 hr 14 min
    Hamilton's civilian appointees with access to public funds, Are the federal Liberals showing their desperation? & Why do the Blue Jays suck so much?

    Hamilton's civilian appointees with access to public funds, Are the federal Liberals showing their desperation? & Why do the Blue Jays suck so much?

    How does a lack of transparency influence the way committees with civilian appointees get viewed/trusted? Whether they use public funds responsibly or not, does the perspective the public have make a difference
    Guest: John Best, Publisher, The Bay Observer
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    If the federal Liberals are pulling the abortion card this far out from an election, could it be signaling severe desperation in the party?
    Guest: Kate Harrison, Vice Chair of Summa Strategies
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    The Blue Jays are hot trash, why? What needs to be done in order to fix this? Was the return of the home run jacket enough to win you over? Also, the WNBA is bringing a team to Toronto!
    Guest: Bubba O'Neil, Sports Anchor with CHCH and Analyst with the Ticats Audio Network

    • 51 min
    Hamilton's building new homes like it's 2018... that's not good, Should for-profit companies ever offer volunteer positions? & What the future holds for FirstOntario Centre

    Hamilton's building new homes like it's 2018... that's not good, Should for-profit companies ever offer volunteer positions? & What the future holds for FirstOntario Centre

    We keep hearing that there's a housing crisis going on from every corner of society however the number of homes being built in Hamilton isn't reflecting that at all. In fact, it would appear we've regressed to the numbers seen back in 2018. Why?
    Guest: Richard Lyall, President of the Residential Construction Council of Ontario
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    Is there a fair argument that can be made in favour of volunteering for for-profit companies?
    Guest: Francois Cote-Vaillancourt, Assistant Professor of Business Ethics at Brock University
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    What does the future hold for FirstOntario Centre? How will the major renovations its undergoing shape what the venue can, and will, offer attendees, performers and athletes? Will it even keep the name 'FirstOntario Centre'?
    Guest: Tom Pistore, Canadian President of the Oak View Group

    • 41 min
    The Brightest Conversation in Hamilton Radio with Adam Atkinson: Tim Hortons turns 60, The potential for new taxes in Hamilton, Humanity living on Mars, FirstOntario Centre's renovations and more

    The Brightest Conversation in Hamilton Radio with Adam Atkinson: Tim Hortons turns 60, The potential for new taxes in Hamilton, Humanity living on Mars, FirstOntario Centre's renovations and more

    A first-timer is joining Scott for The Brightest Conversation in Hamilton Radio this week! Adam Atkinson will be talking about the FirstOntario Centre renovations, the prospect of humanity living on Mars within 30 years, the Toronto Maple Leafs' new head coach, City Council potentially introducing new taxes on Hamiltonians, the 60th anniversary of Tim Hortons' opening and more.
    Guest: Adam Atkinson, Video Journalist & Weekend News Anchor, CHCH-TV

    • 1 hr 11 min

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