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Greg has been with CORUS and AM640 since Fall 2019 when he crossed over from Sportsnet 590, the Fan after 9 1/2 years wanting to do something more challenging and diverse than "just" sports. After success early in his career in Detroit co-hosting the top-rated morning sports talk show in the entire state of Michigan from 2002 to 2007, Greg came to Toronto and CORUS/AM640 to co-host "The Bill Watters Show" when the company had the broadcast rights to the Toronto Maple Leafs. His time at Sport ...
 
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This Is Why

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We live in a confusing world… so if you’ve ever stopped and asked yourself WHY something matters, we’re here to help. Every week Adam Toy and Dave McIvor will ask one big question and uncover the answer to help you truly understand what’s going on around you. They'll try to get to the bottom of the issue by chatting with experts, journalists and even folks directly involved. They may not have all the answers to climate change, world politics or the economy BUT you can join them on this weekl ...
 
Charles Adler is a 40-year radio and television broadcast veteran whose career has seen him tour Canada, working in Montreal (CJAD), Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto (CFRB), London, Hamilton, and Winnipeg (CJOB). In the U.S.A., Adler hosted a nationally syndicated radio show out of Tampa, hitting more than 120 markets, and a nightly primetime television show out of Boston, for which he won a Best TV Host for New England Emmy. Adler has hosted national radio and television programs in Canada, incl ...
 
The Shift with Shane Hewitt is talk radio done differently. It’s made for the Canadian community of night owls and early risers. Host Shane Hewitt looks at the news of the day under a new light, revealing what’s really happening behind the scenes and the impact on our lives. The Shift shares stories you’ve never heard before, creating bright and lively conversation in the darkest hours of the night, right across Canada.
 
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If Canada is to achieve its Paris climate goals, the country has to address what's driving growth in emissions. And driving is one of the problems. On this episode of This Is Why, we look at the unique challenges transportation in a spread out country like Canada presents to decarbonization. Contact: Adam Toy - @Adam_Toy on Twitter Dave McIvor - @d…
 
Oil and gas is the largest greenhouse emitter of Canadian industry. But given its place in the economy, politicians and policy makers are weighing how it fits in with the country's emission goals. On this episode of This Is Why, we look at what provincial and federal governments could and have done to address Canada's biggest emitter. Contact: Adam…
 
Do you struggle to pick up the phone to make a call? Author S. Bear Bergman has 5 tips on how you can make phone calls so much easier and actually pleasant! Human interaction mode has never been easier. Steve Stebbing just left the movie theatre and finally reviews the highly anticipated Dune. Steve raves about the sci-fi epic before getting into m…
 
Greg speaks with Ontario NDP Deputy Leader Sara Singh about Ford's immigration comments. Honest Reporting Canada’s Mike Fegelman on Holocaust remarks, The Star's Bruce Arthur with today's headlines and would you use matching side-by-side toilets with your partner? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
What’s best for Canada amidst this energy crisis? Dan McTeague with Canadians for affordable energy weighs in. He highlights Canadian energy’s impact on the world and how to support the industry. Ruok with beauty pageants or turkeys that can gobble on command? Facebook is getting a makeover! On ICYMI, Ryan highlights how Facebook is planning to cha…
 
Greg speaks with federal reporter Rachel Gilmore on Trudeau's visit to Kamloops. U of T professor Kevin Edmonds on the Haiti kidnapping. Reporter Sabrina Nanji talks Ford at Queen's Park and pharmacologist Sabina Vohra-Miller with vaccines and immunity. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
How is Nasa planning to protect the world from asteroids? Hint: It sounds like the plot of a Michael Bay movie. Greg fish takes a look at that and a mysterious signal at the center of our galaxy Chris Gilbert is back with the most in-depth look at the honkademic! Chris shares how the government wants car horns to be replaced with music! Ruok with t…
 
We speak with Andrea Van Vugt, an advocate for Canadians with disabilities. She shares her experiences living with disabilities and how we can create helpful conversations surrounding disability. Ruok with runaway u-hauls, Zebras, or a camel milk cappuccino? How does equalization impact Canadians, and does it need to be adjusted? Trevor Tombe, an e…
 
Great speaks with University of Waterloo professor Aimee Morrison on why people are leaving social media. Seneca College President David Agnew on being the first educational institution in Canada to implement mandatory vaccinations for students. Global News anchor Farah Nasser on the latest headlines. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy informa…
 
Ruok with a Weiner dog biting a guitarist’s hand or falling asleep behind the automated wheel of a Tesla? We ask listeners what the oldest thing in their house is. We share stories of the cool items we have, and so do listeners! And In Case You Missed It, Ryan loses his mind over the new Batman movie trailer! Plus, a look at how a Canadian city is …
 
RUOK with opposing views? Can you undo anything on the internet? Jesse Miller, a social media expert with Mediated Reality, tells us why the internet stores everything you post. He also gives us tips on how to set up internet boundaries for your kids. A call from Bill in Hamilton. Halloween Kills is here, and Steve Stebbing says it’s killer! Our fi…
 
RUOK with Mountain Dew Energy expert and former Liberal Mp Dan Mcteague is back as gas prices stay sky-high. He gets into how we can use oil and gas to bridge the gap to get to more affordable and reliable green energy. We kick off the Technological World by diving into a conversation about if it’s okay for video games to be hard! A new Metroid gam…
 
Greg speaks with Bistro on Avenue owner Cindy Stern about her frustrations around not opening at full capacity. Author of Game Misconduct Evan Moore talks toxic hockey culture, pharmacologist Sabina Vohra-Miller on boosters, and CNN London's Vasco Cotovio on how Portugal got vaccines right. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
Chris Gilbert is back with a roster of crazy stories from around the world! He dives into his frustrations with having an anti-vaxer in his family. We also chat about adorable new panda pups and an update on Tennis Player Andy Murray, Chris Gilbert’s greatest foe. Canada’s music expert Alan Cross tells us the definitive story of how the Beatles bro…
 
RUOK with Peanut Butter? NASA wants to shoot a rocket at an asteroid like a dart on a dartboard. Andrew C Ferreira takes a look at Nasa’s first planetary defence mission! Plus, why the sun barfing makes our skies beautiful. Handy Andy inspires a wave of new Shift fans on Facebook! We chat about his upcoming Indian wedding. He also dives into four w…
 
RUOK With Cats? Canadian Gold medal decathlon athlete Damian Warner joins The Shift! He shares his journey to Olympic gold in Tokyo, his nomination to Canada’s Walk of Fame, and what it’s like being married to another Olympic athlete! We also dive into how he plans to eat this Thanksgiving. James Bond is back in No Time to Die, and it’s FINALLY her…
 
Greg speaks with MPP Sol Mamakwa about the Prime Minister's apology, The Toronto Star's Bruce Arthur weighs in, Ontario Liberal Party leader Stephen Del Duca responds to attack ads and Columnist Shree Paradkar on online violence and hate towards journalists. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
RUOK with getting gas? We look at why gas prices are soaring to record highs in Canada with Energy Expert Dan McTeague. He highlights the potential impacts of a Line 5 shutdown, why coal is still an important part of energy, and how Canadians can get more upbeat about Canada’s future. Far Cry 6, one of this year’s biggest games, is here! Blaine Kyl…
 
RUOK with Spending money? The pandora papers have revealed how the richest people in Canada and the world are using tax havens to protect their money. Michael Smart, professor of Economics at the University of Toronto, joins The Shift to tell us how tax havens work and why they are contributing to income inequality. Does Mercury retrograde actually…
 
Handy Andy is back with miraculous news about his community garden! Plus, how that garden and others like it can bring communities together. Social media expert Jesse Miller helps us understand the impacts the Facebook outage and others like it have on small businesses. We dive into other exposed vulnerabilities. Was your personal information at ri…
 
Jawn Jang introduces Shiftheads to guest producer Cory by playing the Compass game. The Shift crew discuss the various James Bond movie themes and try to decide what the greatest Bond Theme of all time is. RUOK with bad haircuts? HEY, DO YOU LIKE PODCASTS? Why not subscribe to ours? find it on Apple, Google, Spotify & Curiouscast.ca See omnystudio.…
 
On Toronto Today we are talking about National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. Greg is joined by Lori Campbell sharing her powerful story on her grandmother at a residential school. Toronto Star columnist Bruce Arthur on where Canada missed the mark, ED for the National Center for Truth and Reconciliation Stephanie Scott on what we need to learn,…
 
RUOK with Eminem's Mom's Spaghetti? What about Haunted house actor taking Method acting to the extreme? How are fundraisers impacting reconciliation in Canada? Steve Sxwithul'txw, a residential school survivor and Go Fund Me campaign manager updates us on the progress being made with his campaign for reconciliation. Plus, what he's asking from Cana…
 
On Toronto Today, Greg speaks with writer and researcher Kaitlin Schwan on charges against Toronto encampment residents, pharmacologist Sabina Vohra-Miller on medical exemptions, Councillor Josh Matlow on how the city handled encampment evictions, and writer Dave Muoio on vaccine mandates for hospital employees. See omnystudio.com/listener for priv…
 
On Toronto Today, Greg speaks with columnist Erica Ifill on the role racism and misogyny played in Annamie Paul stepping down, Global News Chief Political Correspondent David Akin on where the Green Party goes from here and the Detroit Red Wings play by play man Ken Daniels. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
On Toronto Today with Greg Brady, we are talking about the Two Michaels with Global News' Rachel Gilmore. Jennifer Pagliaro joins Greg to discuss the Ford cut to Toronto city council and Dr. Eric Kam on Dalhousie University. And our daily What Happened When with Sheba and Rob. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
Guest host Jawn Jang asks RUOK with getting intimate? Some might say "strengthening your relationship?" Jim Hughson, the voice of Hockey Night in Canada and a Canadian broadcasting legend is stepping away from the mic after 40 years. We take a look at his incredible career and Jim shares insight into how to e the best play-by-play announcer. On ICY…
 
Steve Stebbing walks the crew through what’s new in theatres. Ryan and Steve nerd all the way out over Star Wars-Visions. RUOK with an advertisement in an advertisement? How about accidental stunt crashes and making fudge with a gravestone that was never yours to begin with? Ryan does his best southern drawl to get the Shiftheads ready to giddy up …
 
Chris Gilbert joins the show for the Roast of Ryan O’Donnell’s music taste! He takes on a tour of the world with some crazy stories, including a bizarre black market in New Zealand and how an Air BnB turned a guest away for liking heavy metal. Former Liberal MP Dan McTeague gives us his post-election reaction. He dives into what’s next for the libe…
 
We get optimistic about all the promises the new liberal minority government has made for their mandate. The future is looking bright Canadians! Greg fish wants you to turn your nerdy dial up to 11! Fish highlights how science fiction has had a massive impact on real-world science and technology. He says embracing the power of sci-fi can push human…
 
RUOK with Fairs? Cause you won't believe this one in Kansas. CKNW Host and Former BC Liberal MLA Jas Johal joined The Shift to talk about the results of the Canadian Federal Election and the future of federal politics moving forward. We escape the election chat for just a minute to chat with Handy Andy! Andy dives into an update for IOS that lets y…
 
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