School Trustees Coming And Going / An Emergency Call In A Park

Episode 17 begins with Spirited Kenny lamenting the Bombers bombing out in Hamilton and then the armchair versions turn to discussing the evolution of quarterbacks as athletes since the 50’s and 60’s. 5:30 – Two notes about local school trustees and the school board election. One, Kevin Freedman is a candidate in Ward 5, seeking to…

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Return Of The Russ / Police Chief Smyth On The Hot Seat

We open Episode 16 by talking about Marty’s coverage in TheJ.ca of antisemitism in the federal government, and his story about the relationship of Queen Elizabeth II with Canada and with Manitobans. Then he offers some personal comments about his experience in Los Angeles on Sept. 11, 2001 and how the aftermath led him back…

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The RFO Interview – And Some New Council Candidates Emerge

One of the most popular interviews Marty conducted during the 2014 Winnipeg Mayoral race was with a political unknown – Robert-Falcon Ouellette. He parlayed an unexpected 3rd place finish to ride the wave of Trudeaumania Pt. 2 to Ottawa the next year. Now he’s taking another shot at the Mayor’s chair, and Marty spoke with…

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Klein Responds To Coun. Eadie / Glen Murray Takes Flak On 4 Fronts

This is number 12 in our podcast series covering the 2022 Winnipeg civic election! We received an extensive response to the comments of Mynarski Coun. Ross Eadie about the entry of Kevin Klein to the Mayoral race-  if you want the entire reply of Coun. Klein, we can email it to you. 5.00  The response…

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Glen Murray Should Come Clean About Caledon

Our plan to talk about those ‘other’ candidates took a turn on Thursday, when CBC reported that a retired Ontario small-town Mayor claims she was intimidated by Glen Murray on behalf of a housing developer in 2013. Murray wasn’t a lobbyist, he was a Liberal cabinet minister in the Kathleen Wynne government. Winnipeg newspapers are ignoring this scandal,…

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Kevin Klein Enters Race For Mayor: “The System Is Not Working For You”

On Wednesday, about 100 people gathered in Assiniboine Park to hear Councilor Kevin Klein declare he was aiming for the top spot at 510 Main Street. “The system is broken. The system is not working for you.” After winning election in 2018 as the representative for the ward of Charleswood-Tuxedo-Westwood, Klein spoke his mind at…

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