The John Oakley Show
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John Oakley’s unique brand of smart and controversial radio, mixed with a healthy touch of humour has engaged and entertained an audience that has ranked his show #1 among Adults 25-54 on the competitive AM radio band in Canada’s largest radio market.
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The European Union has given Belgium until late on Monday to overcome opposition to a free trade deal with Canada from its French-speaking region or a summit to sign the pact that could boost both economies is off, EU sources said on Sunday. "I think it's impossible. We've decided to return home. I'm really, really sad. Truly." — Freeland. "Roll up your sleeves and don't leave." — Conservative trade critic Gerry Ritz to Freeland. A new season of Canada’s Worst Driver on Discovery and the new series Tougher Than It Looks? begins tonight at 10 p.m. Host Andrew Younghusband joins the show.
A University of Ottawa professor is speaking out against a flashy, hard-to-ignore fundraising campaign by Toronto's Hospital for Sick Kids that uses "war as a metaphor" for the experience of living with a disease. Michael Orsini, a professor in the school of political studies, recently co-authored an editorial that calls out the hospital's new four-part "VS" ad campaign, which depicts patients and former patients literally fighting back — as boxers, wrestlers and soldiers — against the illnesses they're facing. Lori Davison joins the show to explain further. Times they are a-changin’ — and diapers need changing, too. With more fathers shouldering a greater share of the child-care load, a London men’s group is lobbying local businesses to make diaper duty easier for dads. Dad Club London, a support network for fathers, created a petition asking family-friendly establishments to install change tables in men’s washrooms. Earlier this month, the United States passed a law requiring all public federal buildings, such as courthouses and post offices, to include baby stations in bathrooms for both sexes. Brett Roberts, a member of Dad Club London joins the show and gives his thoughts.