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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.

    Scott Thompson - Help the CHML Christmas Tree of Hope campaign today!

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    DefundHPS demonstrators arrested, The cost of a Red Hill Valley inquiry & COVID-19 in Ontario as ICU’s surpass a key threshold

    DefundHPS demonstrators arrested, The cost of a Red Hill Valley inquiry & COVID-19 in Ontario as ICU’s surpass a key threshold

    The Scott Thompson Show Podcast

    Demonstrators calling for police to be defunded were arrested and escorted out of Hamilton City Hall by police Wednesday night after they refused to leave, calling for the mayor to commit to meeting with them publicly to address their concerns. Are their concerns being lost in the drama of the back-and-forth with City Hall? Meanwhile, a judicial inquiry into the slippery Red Hill Valley Parkway will likely cost more than the $7 million budgeted by the city, according to Hamilton’s lawyers.

    Guest: Larry Di Ianni, Former Mayor, Lobbyist, City of Hamilton

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    Scott welcomed Dr. Michael Warner to the show to discuss where Ontario stands today, in the midst of the pandemic, as our intensive care units see the threshold of 200 patients surpassed five days ahead of model predictions.

    Guest: Dr. Michael Warner, Head of ICU at Michael Garron Hospital in Toronto

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    Donald Trump shows no signs of slowing down, as we approach Joe Biden’s swearing in as 46th President of the United States.

    Guest: Dr. Graham Dodds, Concordia University, Professor & Associate Chair Department of Political Science

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    Dr. Michael Warner on COVID-19 in Ontario

    Dr. Michael Warner on COVID-19 in Ontario

    Scott welcomed Dr. Michael Warner to the show to discuss where Ontario stands today, in the midst of the pandemic, as our intensive care units see the threshold of 200 patients surpassed five days ahead of model predictions.

    Guest: Dr. Michael Warner, Head of ICU at Michael Garron Hospital in Toronto

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    • 18 min
    Scott Thompson - Time will prove to be Justin Trudeau's biggest enemy

    Scott Thompson - Time will prove to be Justin Trudeau's biggest enemy

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    U.K. becomes first western country to license a vaccine, Taxing Netflix and Amazon & Two years since Meng Wanzhou was arrested

    U.K. becomes first western country to license a vaccine, Taxing Netflix and Amazon & Two years since Meng Wanzhou was arrested

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    The U.K. has become the first western country to license a vaccine against COVID-19, opening the way for mass immunization with the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine to begin next week for those most at risk.

    Guest:Crystal Goomansingh, Global News Europe Bureau Chief

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    A majority of Canadians believe the goal of having most of the country vaccinated for COVID-19 by next September is “good enough,” although a significant amount of Canadians believe the Liberal government is making up its vaccine strategy as it goes along, according to new polling from Maru/Blue Canada

    Guest: Michael Taube, Troy Media syndicated, columnist, and Washington Times contributor

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    One of the cities oldest manufacturing sites is about to become a hub for film and television production.

    Guest: Norm Schleehan, Director, Economic Development for the City of Hamilton

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    The federal government will soon force foreign digital vendors like Netflix and Amazon to collect sales taxes on a bevy of products and services sold to Canadians, while also promising a much-requested new tax on web giants by 2022.

    Guest: Jasmine Moulton, Taxpayers Federation

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    A controversial decision to give the federal government’s procurement department the power to sole-source contracts worth up to $500 million is a core element of the “bold, aggressive action” that procurement minister Anita Anand was encouraged to take in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, even as she was warned of significant risk. Meanwhile, Top executives at CanSino Biologics — the Chinese company involved in a failed COVID-19 vaccine collaboration with Canada — were also part of  a Chinese government program designed to incentivize people to transfer research and knowledge to China in exchange for salaries, funding and other benefits.

    Guest: David Akin, Chief Political Correspondent for Global News

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    It has been two years since the arrest of Meng Wanzhou, and nearly as long since China arrested the two Michaels.

    Guest: Charles Burton, Partner, Charles Burton and Associates/ Senior Fellow, Macdonald-Laurier Institute

     

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    • 56 min
    Scott Thompson - It's not about safety or approval, its about when it will arrive

    Scott Thompson - It's not about safety or approval, its about when it will arrive

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