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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TGCTS Podcast: Police Chief Smyth Makes Himself An Election Issue

Listen to the full podcast to find out why Winnipeg Police Chief Smyth has made himself an issue in the upcoming mayoral election.   No Rogers network crash is going to stop The Great Canadian Talk Show from telling you what you didn’t know about Winnipeg police chief Danny Smyth.  At his press conference on…

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‘Five Questions for Candidates’ Kicks Off with Aaron McDowell

Listen to the full podcast to find out why Aaron McDowell is running for city council in Winnipeg’s North End ward of Mynarski. TGCTS Podcast interviews a candidate in Mynarski Ward: This is a great discussion with a person who understands the ways a city does- and does not- work properly, and how that affects…

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Bad Week For The Forks Becomes A Civic Election Issue

Listen to the full podcast to learn more about what Winnipeg Police Cheif Smyth thinks about crime at The Forks. (… bad couple of weeks, actually.) After talking about what they did on Canada Day – Marty was hosting CWE wrestling in West St. Paul and Kenny was Mr. BBQ – the discussion steered towards…

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City Circus: Two Appeal Hearings, One Broken City

By Marty Gold During our four year run on Shaw-TV, City Circus was the only broadcast in Winnipeg dedicated to analyzing City Hall and doing long-form interviews. We sought to get people, voters, taxpayers, involved in civics and brought them explanatory clips from Council meeting and in-studio interviews with councillors (by memory at least 7…

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