905er Podcast Episodes (Page 2)

All the 905er episodes are right here.

Did you miss the fun of the live results show on Monday? You did? Well do we have a treat for you. Over three hours of talk and analysis as the election results came in from across the province. We know you’ll want to listen to every minute.

And, you know what, the results were a lot of fun in some cities. There was genuine excitement in three cities at least where the mayoral race was extremely close, and it was an evening that saw a significant amount of change in quite a few places, even if other cities didn’t see any change at all.Read More …

Empty stage

If a candidate skips debates, interviews, media opportunities, and, er, everything, why on earth should we vote for them?

And if Andrea Horwath and Bob Bratina are concentrating their fire on Keanin Loomis in Hamilton, what does that tell us about the Keanin Loomis campaign?Read More …

Image of Andrea Grebenc

As we’ve mentioned before, we can’t cover every race, but we can highlight some of the races we think are most interesting. This week we’re focusing on the Halton Regional Chair race. For the first time since the position became elected in 2000, there are three candidates in the race with clearly established credentials and contrasting platforms. Andrea Grebenc, former chair of the Halton District School Board did reply, and joined us to set out why she thinks she’s the right choice for the job.Read More …

Bramton

Regular guest Alan Kan joins us again to chat about the latest news from the municipal election trail. And leading the pack for ‘oh, good grief, really?’ moments in this election are the good cities of Brampton and Hamilton.

We look at the latest stories from those two cities, asking whether Patrick Brown’s main challenger is much of an alternative, and whether what some assumed was a ‘slam dunk’ win for Andrea Horwath is being undone by, well, Andrea Horwath.Read More …

Should politicians who are landlords make decisions that affect the housing market? Roland and Joel have a gentleman’s disagreement about what is realistic and desirable, and settle it under Queensbury rules. Roland regrets finding himself defending people in positions of power too often lately and wonders if he has gone soft.Read More …

Caryma Sa'd

Last week, a picture shared to social media of a trans woman teacher at Oakville Trafalgar High School erupted into an international controversy.

Covering that demonstration was Caryma Sa’d. You are no doubt aware of Caryma’s work on covering the Freedom Convoy. Well today she joins Joel and Roland to share what she saw and why this high school attracted so much attention.Read More …