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The Scott Thompson Show talks news, politics, and pop culture. A unique perspective from someone who likes to talk.

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The Scott Thompson Show talks news, politics, and pop culture. A unique perspective from someone who likes to talk.

    The spread of China's new coronavirus, How business is affected by the virus & The Hamilton Transportation Task Force revealed

    The spread of China's new coronavirus, How business is affected by the virus & The Hamilton Transportation Task Force revealed

    The Scott Thompson Show Podcast

    Scott finds out what constitutes a global health threat, and what is known about the spread of this new corona virus.

    Guest: Stephanie Dewitte-Orr, Associate Professor, Health Sciences and Biology; Undergraduate Advisor, Health SciencesWilfrid Laurier

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    With China's new coronavirus growing, and the concerns that arose when the SARS virus hit

    Toronto years ago, Scott looks at how this illness could impact business.

    Guest: Ian Lee, Sprott School of Business at Carleton University

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    The LRT task force has been announced. Asides from the city manager, memebrs include Tony Valeri, Richard Brennan, Anthony Primerano of Liuna, and Dr. Saiedeh Razavi of McMaster University.

    Guest: Larry DiIanni. Former Mayor, Lobbyist, City of Hamilton

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    City Manager Janette Smith joined Scott to discuss the Hamilton Transportation Task Force. The task force has been formed to create a preliminary list of new projects following the demise of the city’s 17-stop LRT due to what the Doug Ford government said were cost overruns.

    Guest: Janette Smith, City Manager, City of Hamilton

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    Hamilton's City Manager, Janette Smith, named to Hamilton Transportation Task Force

    Hamilton's City Manager, Janette Smith, named to Hamilton Transportation Task Force

    City Manager Janette Smith joined Scott to discuss the Hamilton Transportation Task Force. The task force has been formed to create a preliminary list of new projects following the demise of the city’s 17-stop LRT due to what the Doug Ford government said were cost overruns.

    Guest: Janette Smith, City Manager, City of Hamilton

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    Impeachment trial underway, Volkswagen pleads guilty, Assisted dying reform, & Larry Walker in the Baseball Hall of Fame

    Impeachment trial underway, Volkswagen pleads guilty, Assisted dying reform, & Larry Walker in the Baseball Hall of Fame

    The Scott Thompson Show Podcast

    As of 1:00 p.m. today, the house manager officially kicked off the impeachment trial with opening arguments. It’s projected that for the Democrats, it will last 24 hours into Friday and then Trump’s team will take their time.

    Guest: Reggie Cecchini, Washington Producer and Correspondent with Global News

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    Volkwagen has pleaded guilty to the Canadian charges in the emissions scandal.

    Guest: Lorraine Sommerfeld, Auto Writer with Post Media, Motherlode column in the Hamilton Spec and Host of the Lemon Aid Car Show on RogersTV

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    More than 200,000 people have weighed in on the government’s consultations on assisted dying reform.

    Guest: Jim Cowan, Chair of the board for Dying with Dignity Canada

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    Larry Walker has become the 2nd Canadian elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame.

    Guest: Scott Radley. Host of The Scott Radley Show Columnist, Hamilton Spec.

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    Ozzy Osbourne has been diagnosed with Parkinsons.

    Eric Alper, Publicist I Music Commentator I Shameless Idealist,

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    Prime Minister Trudeau wants to ratify the USMCA, ASAP, but he might be met with resistance

    Prime Minister Trudeau wants to ratify the USMCA, ASAP, but he might be met with resistance

    The Prime Minister says that he wants to ratify the USMCA (a.k.a., the New NAFTA) as soon as parliament resumes, however some of the other parties are either not wanting to rush ratification or are unsure whether to support it.

    Guest: Patrick LeBlond, Associate Professor, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, University of Ottawa

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    6th dead from new Coronavirus in China, Prince Harry arrives in Canada & First-hand account of battling Australian wildfires

    6th dead from new Coronavirus in China, Prince Harry arrives in Canada & First-hand account of battling Australian wildfires

    The Scott Thompson Show Podcast

    A 6th person has died from the new virus that has emerged in Wuhan, China. What do we know of this new Coronavirus?

    Dr. Emily Toth Martin, Associate Professor of Epidemiology at the University of Michigan School of Public Health

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    Prince Harry has arrived in Canada to begin the new life with Meghan Markle.

    Guest: Robert Finch, Monarchist League of Canada

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    Firefighters continue to go to Australia to help fight the wildfires blazing down. Scott chats with one who has just returned to Alberta.

    Guest: Morgan Kehr, part of the first contingent of Canadians to be sent to Australia, and senior representative for the Canadian resources down there

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    The extradition case of Meng Wanzhou, Harry and Meghan's future & Hamilton's economic development news

    The extradition case of Meng Wanzhou, Harry and Meghan's future & Hamilton's economic development news

    The Scott Thompson Show Podcast

    The extradition case of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou begins today.

    Guests:

    Ari Goldkind, Toronto Defence Lawyer

    Ben Rowswell, President, Canadian International Council

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    In a recent speech, Harry addressed his family’s decision to step away from
    their royal titles, saying there was "no other option" for them.

    Guest:

    Elissa Freeman, Public Relations Consultant, Huffington Post, PR Daily

    Hear more about the former royals in the Scott Thompson Show bonus segment:https://omny.fm/shows/scott-thompson-show/were-there-other-options-for-meghan-markle-and-har

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    Could we say goodbye for gas furnaces? Is electrification is the future of home heating?

    Guest: Steve Aplin, Publisher of Emission Trak, which monitors C02 Carbon Dioxide emissions from energy use

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    Michael Marini, the City of Hamilton's Coordinator of Marketing, joins Scott in the studio to talk Ec Dev.

    Guest: Michael Marini, City of Hamilton's Coordinator of Marketing

    • 51 min

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