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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.

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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.

    The Brightest Conversation in Hamilton Radio: National Truth & Reconciliation Day & more

    The Brightest Conversation in Hamilton Radio: National Truth & Reconciliation Day & more

    With another Friday evening comes another edition of The Brightest Conversation in Hamilton Radio, this week featuring Jamie West! Today is also National Truth & Reconciliation Day which has Scott and Jamie talking about what this day is designed to mark, if today should be a stat holiday and more in addition to the benefits and drawbacks of having inexperienced politicians, almost catching a baseball that would be worth a ton of money and what's with peoples' fascination with true crime & serial killers?
    Guest: Jamie West, Chief Executive Officer and Creative Director

    • 1 hr 11 min
    How do things look for Hamilton as the municipal election nears? The impact of taking over 11 years to build a LRT system & What's next for CHCH's Bob Cowan as he enters retirement?

    How do things look for Hamilton as the municipal election nears? The impact of taking over 11 years to build a LRT system & What's next for CHCH's Bob Cowan as he enters retirement?

    After moderating 16 political debates, has Mike Fortune's sanity been permanently altered? How does he feel about the future of Hamilton's political scene?
    Guest: Mike Fortune, Host, The Hamilton Network, Cable 14
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    The topic of LRT in Hamilton is enduring with many for and against but in an area of Toronto, it's actually being built. The catch is that this project began construction 11 years ago, is still underway and its deadline to be finished just came and went. If this project is still being built, how has it affected the surrounding businesses and could we see a similar thing happen here?
    Guest: Enzo Torrone, Chair, Fairbank Village BIA
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    After 21 years, CHCH's Morning Live will be needing a new co-host because Bob Cowan has announced his retirement! In fact, his last time on the air will be tomorrow morning. Scott welcomes Bob to the show to recount his time on the air and what's next.
    Guest: Bob Cowan, Co-Host, Morning Live, CHCH-TV

    • 43 min
    Why did the feds give out so many bonuses to executives over the pandemic? How might Europe's power problems impact Canada? & What's the greatest moment in Canadian sports history?

    Why did the feds give out so many bonuses to executives over the pandemic? How might Europe's power problems impact Canada? & What's the greatest moment in Canadian sports history?

    Lots and lots of bonuses were given out to government executives even during the pandemic and yet the reasons for those bonuses are so flimsy! Bonuses are supposed to be given out for performance that is above and beyond what's expected, did the bare minimum even get achieved? What kind of message does this send to the public?
    Guest: Franco Terrazzano, Federal Director, Canadian Taxpayers Federation
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    Many European countries have some major questions that will need answers as the weather gets colder and their main source of energy runs dry thanks to a gamble that was placed on Russian oil. While this may seem like an issue that would affect European countries, the world economy is tied together which means we could be impacted too. What would that look like and how severe could it be?
    Guest: Dr. Eric Kam, Professor of Macroeconomics, Monetary Economics, International Monetary Economics, Implications of Monetary Growth, Toronto Metropolitan University
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    As we near the 50th anniversary of Paul Henderson's goal during the 1972 Summit Series, Scott has started to wonder, what is the greatest moment in Canadian sports history?
    Guest: Steve Foxcroft, Sports Commentator, NFL Chain Gang Member & VP, Fluke Transportation Group

    • 44 min
    Keanin Loomis' plan for Hamilton & Sports Talk with Don Robertson

    Keanin Loomis' plan for Hamilton & Sports Talk with Don Robertson

    Scott welcomes on one of the candidates running to be Hamilton's next mayor, Keanin Loomis, to the show where they talk about his plan for Hamilton should he be elected as mayor.
    Guest: Keanin Loomis, Mayoral Candidate, 2022 Hamilton Municipal Election
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    What injury was sustained by Tua Tagovailoa? Is the NFL's concussion protocol a sham? What makes a player one of the greats? And should you put more effort into getting into the playoffs or saving your best pitchers so you can do well in the playoffs (assuming you make it in)? These questions and more get debated and possibly even answered in this week's edition of Sports Talk with Don Robertson.
    Guest: Don Robertson, Head Coach & Owner, Dundas Real McCoys & Broker of Record, ComChoice Realty

    • 57 min
    Should City Council be deciding on anything during an election? Who wants the government influencing Canadians' online viewing? & Can the Ticats recreate last week's performance?

    Should City Council be deciding on anything during an election? Who wants the government influencing Canadians' online viewing? & Can the Ticats recreate last week's performance?

    What should happen to Hamilton's city council during a municipal election? Are small things worth settling or should it all be decided by the next council?
    Guest: Larry Di Ianni, Former Mayor of Hamilton
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    Bill C-11 wants to govern what Canadians view online by promoting Canadian content over others. Is that actually how it would work or is there something more going on? Does anyone other than the government actually something like this put in place?
    Guest: JJ McCullough, Political Commentator & Youtuber
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    The Hamilton Tiger-Cats have been performing terribly this year however their showing against the Winnipeg Blue Bombers was surprisingly great. Is this a sign of things to come or was it simply a fluke?
    Guest: Bubba O'Neil, Sports Anchor, CHCH-TV

    • 44 min
    Are your thoughts & opinions still going to be challenged at university? & M*A*S*H turns 50 this week!

    Are your thoughts & opinions still going to be challenged at university? & M*A*S*H turns 50 this week!

    University is often something that's touted as being the bastion of debate and alternative points of view. Some research has found that may not be the case anymore as the political leanings and opinions of professors has shifted across Canada.
    Guest: Dr. Christopher Dummitt, Professor, Canadian History, Trent University & Podcast Host, 1867 & All That.
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    This week marks a big milestone for M*A*S*H but that's not the only big TV news that's happened and is happening. Scott welcomes Bill Brioux to talk about what's going on in television today.
    Guest: Bill Brioux, Television Critic & Author, brioux.tv

    • 32 min

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