Ottawa At Work with Patricia Boal Top Stories of the day featuring CFRA’s Chris Holski & Jennifer Stewart, President and CEO, Syntax Strategic. rash-ma ahh-min Beat Brain Fog to Boost your Focus Movie Critic Richard Crouse this week we look at: • Leave the World Behind (Netflix) • Eileen (theatres) • Chicken Run: Dawn of the Nugget (theatres this week, Netflix on Dec 15) • The Boy and the Heron (theatres) The Richard Crouse Show: Listen on iHeart Radio Saturday’s 8-9 pm Controversial proposal seeks to shift medical training focus from expertise to values. Dr. Noah Ivers argues that a panel proposing CanMEDS be centred on social justice rather than medical expertise is poor policy. We find out all the facts on Medical Myth Busting with Dr. Barry Dworkin. 'Gaslighting Canadians': Liberals, NDP note Poilievre's absence from House as marathon voting kicks off. Pierre Poilievre's Conservatives have launched what could become an overnight marathon voting session in the House of Commons, after signalling they'd be making good on their threat to delay the government's agenda over their opposition to the carbon tax. On Thursday evening, the Conservatives began calling what could total to more than 100 votes on line items from the Liberal government's latest spending plans. We speak to Hon. Andrew Scheer, House leader of the official opposition Poilievre says it's time for Trudeau to go, but will he leave? The answer to the question depends on who you are listening to and even among Liberals there is no clear answer. It ranges from that those close to Trudeau have told him it’s time to go to him telling people he’s going to come from behind and win the next election. Both of those scenarios could be true, in more ways than one. Brian Lilley, Sun Media Columnist *
At The Rink with Gord Wilson, TSN 1200. Colour Commentator Gord Wilson joins show to discuss The Ottawa Senators hiring former coach Jacques Martin as a Senior Advisor to the coaching staff. Martin was the longest-tenured head coach in franchise history ... and owns the record for wins with 341 from 1996 until 2004. Melatonin commonly taken by kids not a magic bullet. We find out all the facts on Medical Myth Busting with Dr. Barry Dworkin. ServiceOntario employees trafficked hundreds of GTA car owners’ addresses, then helped ‘re-VIN’ their stolen cars, Toronto police say. We speak to Chris Lewis, CTV Public Safety Analyst and Former OPP Commissioner. These food items will continue to be 'volatile' in price next year. A new report predicts food products in Canada will have an average inflation rate increase between 2.5 and 4.5 per cent next year, down from the average five to seven per cent in 2023. We speak to Monika Korzun, Postdoctoral Fellow in the Faculty of Agriculture, Dalhousie University *
Bill Carroll is joined by CyberSecurity Expert Claudiu Popa, Medical Myth Busting with Dr. Barry Dworkin, Mayor Mark Sutcliffe and Staff Sergeant Cathy Brown join the show, and much more.
At The Rink with Gord Wilson, TSN 1200 Colour Commenator joins the Morning Rush to discuss the Ottawa Senators weekend, as they lost to Colombus and then shutout the Kraken. Tonight they take on one of the leagues best teams, the New York Rangers. Ottawa Public Health warns of possible tuberculosis exposure at Sacred Heart High School. Find out all the facts on Medical Myth Busting with Dr. Barry Dworkin. 'Ultra low-cost' Lynx Air coming to Ottawa this spring. A new budget option for travellers is coming to Ottawa, with Lynx Air(opens in a new tab) announcing new flights from Ottawa starting next spring. The Calgary-based company said in a press release Monday that it will be operating flights between Ottawa International Airport to Vancouver International Airport (YVR) and Calgary International Airport (YYC) starting in May 2024. The fares start at $79 for a one-way ticket, including taxes. Short-term rentals have 'significantly impacted' housing affordability. A new Desjardins report suggests short-term rentals likely contributed to the housing affordability crisis in Canada and around the world. We speak to Kari Norman, Economics Document Production Specialist at Desjardins *
Ozempic Could Also Help You Drink Less Alcohol. Ozempic and Wegovy’s usefulness might not stop at weight loss. For more than a decade, research has emerged that similar drugs used to treat diabetes have a surprising side-effect: They make people want to drink less alcohol—way less. Find out all the facts on Medical Myth Busting with Dr. Barry Dworkin. Over 1,500 Ottawa properties were audited under Vacant Unit Tax. The City of Ottawa says it has audited 1,525 properties through the Vacant Unit Tax by-law, with more residences being subject to a review in the coming months. A statement to CTV News Ottawa by the city's deputy treasurer Joseph Muhuni, confirmed the number on Thursday but would not provide more details on the process. We speak to George Veitch , Ottawa West resident Renowned Canadian musician and former April Wine singer Myles Goodwyn dead at 75. We speak to Eric Alper Music publist of Myles Goodwyn. *
Movie Critic Richard Crouse this week we look at: • Maestro (Dec 1 in theatres/on Netflix Dec 20) • May December (Netflix) • Saltburn (Theatres) • Silent Night (theatres) Last Call Podcast with Richard Crouse is available now on Spotify and Apple Podcasts Ottawa family doctor denied permanent residency over marital status. An Ottawa family physician won't get to stay in Canada after she did not meet the threshold because of factors outside her control. “It breaks my heart because I do understand how important it is for every single person to have a family doctor,” said Dr. Carmen Bilcea. We talk to Dr. Barry Dworkin on Medical Myth Busting. Ottawa family doctor denied permanent residency over marital status.“It breaks my heart because I do understand how important it is for every single person to have a family doctor,” said Dr. Carmen Bilcea. We talk to Dr. Barry Dworkin on Medical Myth Busting. Leader of the Official Opposition of Canada Pierre Poilievre joins to discuss the issue. Protests on our streets should be as welcome as Nazi parades. Someone showed up to a “pro-Palestinian” rally in Toronto on Wednesday with a sign bearing a vulgar message and a Nazi symbol. The woman carrying this sign with the Nazi symbol didn’t try to hide her face, she was proud to display her hatred along with a message about burning her own vagina before supporting Israel. *
At the rink with Gord Wilson. Fans are upset and want DJ gone. It's another November to forget, but what are some things playing against the Ottawa Senators. Preparing for illness: Here's what happens when you see a person who is sick. New research shows that even just seeing a person who is sick "triggers" a biological response in our bodies to start preparing for illness. A study by Patricia Lopes, an assistant professor of biology at Chapman University in California, revealed that bodies anticipate the possibility of infection when seeing another person's symptoms. Find out all the facts on Medical Myth Busting with Dr. Barry Dworkin. 'No concessions' St-Onge says in $100M a year news deal with Google. The Canadian government has reached a deal with Google over the Online News Act that will see the tech giant pay $100 million annually to publishers, and continue to allow access to Canadian news content on its platform. We speak to Peter Menzies, Senior fellow with the Macdonald-Laurier Institute, past vice-chair of the CRTC and a former newspaper publisher *
Apple's new NameDrop feature has some concerns with the privacy of their information. We speak to Carmi Levy, Tech Analyst and Journalist. Life expectancy in Canada fell for the 3rd year in a row. What’s happening? For the third year in a row life expectancy has declined in Canada, a trend experts consider to be historical, indicating a worrisome downturn in our overall health. Find out all the facts on Medical Myth Busting with Dr. Barry Dworkin. Short-term rental tax changes left out of Freeland's bill to implement fiscal update measure. Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland will be tabling an omnibus bill to pass measures she promised in last week's fall economic statement, framing the incoming legislation to advance "the government's economic plan." We need to up our food recall game. There has been one fatal case and 63 confirmed cases of salmonella infection in Canada linked to a cantaloupe-related outbreak, as reported by the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC). The outbreak is associated with Malichita and Rudy brand cantaloupes, distributed in all provinces across Canada and believed to have originated from Mexico. We speak to Sylvain Charlebois, Senior Director with the Agri-Food Analytics Lab at Dalhousie University *
U.K. detects first human case of 'distinct' form of swine flu Officials racing to track contacts, say the individual had a mild illness. Find out all the facts on Medical Myth Busting with Dr. Barry Dworkin. Deal between Ottawa and province similar to Toronto about highways likely coming. The City of Ottawa could see a deal similar to one brokered between the City of Toronto and the Ontario government, provincial sources say.The city has been petitioning the province to upload Hwy. 174 back into the provincial highway network after having been downloaded to the city by the Progressive Conservative government in the 1990s. Ottawa Mission appeals for donations as it anticipates record-breaking number of Christmas meals The Ottawa Mission is preparing to serve a record number of Christmas meals this holiday season and it is looking for donations. *
Ottawa Mission appeals for donations as it anticipates record-breaking number of Christmas meals. The Ottawa Mission is preparing to serve a record number of Christmas meals this holiday season and it is looking for donations. *
China says a surge in respiratory illnesses is caused by flu and other known pathogens. A surge in respiratory illnesses across China that has drawn the attention of the World Health Organization is caused by the flu and other known pathogens and not by a novel virus, the country's health ministry said Sunday. Recent clusters of respiratory infections are caused by an overlap of common viruses such as the influenza virus, rhinoviruses, the respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV, the adenovirus as well as bacteria such as mycoplasma pneumoniae, which is a common culprit for respiratory tract infections, a National Health Commission spokesperson said. Find out all the facts on Medical Myth Busting with Dr. Barry Dworkin. Hamas releases third group of hostages as part of truce deal, while Netanyahu visits Gaza. The fragile ceasefire between Israel and Hamas was back on track Sunday as the militants freed 17 more hostages, including 14 Israelis and the first American, in a third set of releases under a four-day truce. *
Bill Carroll is joined by Richard Crouse for At The Movies, Medical Myth Busting with Dr. Barry Dworkin, Dave Bryans and Kathleen Cassidy join the show, and much more.
At The Rink with Gord Wilson, TSN 1200 Colour Commentator joins the Morning Rush to discuss the Sens week off after two games in Sweden, the Edmonton Oilers struggles and more! Canada is moving away from Pap tests. Here's what you need to know. At-home HPV tests are accurate, effective and will increase access. Getting a Pap test can be an uncomfortable experience. For people who have undergone sexual trauma or experienced discrimination in a doctor's office, putting their feet into stirrups for a pelvic exam is likely even worse. Ottawa enters 'diciest' weeks for viral transmission. Public health experts urge residents to stay vigilant and get vaccinated as flu season arrives amid rising COVID-19 numbers in the Ottawa area. We speak to Dr. Vera Etches, Ottawa medical officer of health *
Freezing rain warning, weather advisory issued for Ottawa Valley Bryden Denyes, City of Ottawa Roads Manager Statistics Canada says annual inflation rate slowed to 3.1% in October. The inflation rate slowed to 3.1 per cent on a year-over-year basis, down from 3.8 per cent in September, as the price of gasoline fell, Statistics Canada said Tuesday. The agency said the price drivers paid for gasoline in October fell 7.8 per cent from a year earlier compared with a 7.5 per cent increase in September, driven partly by a spike in gasoline prices in October 2022 after OPEC announced production cuts. We speak to Ian Lee, Associate Professor, Carleton University Sprott School of Business Neck injection could improve smell issues in some long Covid patients Patients in Philadelphia with distorted senses of smell experienced some relief from an outpatient procedure used to treat chronic pain. Find out all the facts on Medical Myth Busting with Dr. Barry Dworkin. Denied Enbridge pipeline rebuild sparks rift among councillors. We speak to Tim Tierney, Councillor for Beacon-Hill Cyrville and Chair of the Transportation for an update. Israeli cabinet approves truce for hostages deal with Hamas; Palestinian prisoners also to be freed. Israel's cabinet on Wednesday approved a temporary ceasefire with the Hamas militant group that is expected to bring the first halt in fighting in a devastating six-week war and win freedom for dozens of hostages held captive in the Gaza Strip, in exchange for the release of Palestinians detained in Israeli prisons. Retired Major-General David Fraser, CTV Military Analyst and Former Commander of NATO Southern Coalition Troops, Afghanistan *
TSN 1200 Colour Commentator Gord Wilson joins the Morning Rush to discuss the Ottawa Senators road trip to Sweden as they won both games on in Overtime and the other in shootout. Why do some people get headaches from drinking red wine? A red wine may pair nicely with the upcoming Thanksgiving meal. But for some people, drinking red wine even in small amounts causes a headache. Typically, a "red wine headache" can occur within 30 minutes to three hours after drinking as little as a small glass of wine. Find out all the facts on Medical Myth Busting with Dr. Barry Dworkin. City should retract testimony to clear way for Enbridge pipeline rebuild. An east-end councillor is urging the City of Ottawa to retract the testimony it gave at an Ontario Energy Board hearing last year and endorse Enbridge’s proposed $123.7-million natural gas pipeline replacement project along St. Laurent Boulevard. We speak to Tim Tierney, Councillor for Beacon-Hill Cyrville and Chair of the Transportation Salary disclosures on job postings a step forward in pay equity, experts say. In the wake of recent transparency legislation proposed in Ontario and enacted in B.C. that will require employers to include salary ranges in public job postings, some experts say these laws are a step in the right direction towards closing the pay equity gap. *
Bill Carroll gives his best Binges, Medical Myth Busting with Dr. Barry Dworkin, Nik Nanos and James “Duke” Ellingson join the show, and much more.
Movie Critic Richard Crouse this week we look at: __ __ How a new ‘super screener’ is helping detect cancer in patients without a family doctor. When workers at an Amazon warehouse near Ottawa headed for the break room on a recent night, they were handed a card with an unusual invitation: an offer to be screened for cancer. Find out all the facts on Medical Myth Busting with Dr. Barry Dworkin. Tim stuetzle did what? Sens blow 4 goal lead but win in an Overtime memorable game in Sweden. TSN 1200 Colour commentator Gord Wilson joins us over the pond in Sweden to discuss. The Help Santa toy parade will happen tomorrow in Ottawa. Make sure you don't miss the parade and bring your toys to help support Ottawa Toy Mountain. We are joined by Cameron Taylor Chair of Help Santa Toy Parade, Ottawa Professional Firefighters. Justin Trudeau's words, and socks, show he's not a serious leader. On Thursday, Justin Trudeau did another whiplash-inducing about-face on the Middle East. *
At The Rink with Gord Wilson. God dag live from Sweden. TSN 1200 Colour commentator joins the Morning Rush to discuss the Ottawa Senators first game in Sweden today at 2:00pm est, and the breaking news about which Hall of Famer will be behind the bench for the Sens today. Concussion researchers celebrate new 'transformational' research program Fourteen-year-old Lincoln Guest barely remembers his first concussion. He was only a toddler when he accidentally ran into his mother's bedframe, got a concussion and fractured his forehead. Rising COVID-19 numbers reported in Ottawa, eastern Ontario. Dr. Paul Roumeliotis, Medical Officer of Health and CEO, of Eastern Ontario Health Israel fights Hamas deep in Gaza City and foresees control of enclave's security after war. We speak to Retired Major-General David Fraser, CTV Military Analyst and Former Commander of NATO Southern Coalition Troops, Afghanistan 2006 *
'Take immediate action': Canadian health organizations call on health ministers to suspend flavoured nicotine pouch sales. Canadian health organizations are calling on the federal government to suspend the sale of flavoured nicotine pouches until protections can be put in place to prevent youth consumption and addiction. Find out all the facts on Medical Myth Busting. Poilievre, Guilbeault point fingers over Conservative farm fuel carbon tax bill. Environment and Climate Change Minister Steven Guilbeault is calling out Pierre Poilievre's push to pass a bill seeking to scrap the carbon tax on farm fuels, saying that if the Conservative leader had "any sense of moral decency," he would “admit” the fuel price currently only applies to a small percentage of farm fuels. We speak to Jan VanderHout, President Fruit and Vegetable Growers of Canada Riders warn OC Transpo cuts will hurt most vulnerable. OC Transpo calls it "route optimization," but riders who spoke to the transit commission on Tuesday say it sounds more like giving up on getting the troubled service back to pre-pandemic levels. We speak to Kari Glynes-Elliot, Co-Founder and Board Member of Ottawa Transit Riders *
Halla from Sweden! The Ottawa Senators are overseas for two games this week in Sweden. What is expected from this trip, are these must-win games to quiet the talk of DJ Smith firing? Best ways to counter the harmful effects of sitting, according to research. Sitting too much may send you to an early death, likely from chronic diseases such as obesity, type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease and more, according to research. Find out all the facts on Medical Myth Busting with Dr. Barry Dworkin. Bad Boy Furniture files notice under bankruptcy act, unable to give refunds. Popular Canadian furniture store Bad Boy has filed a notice of intention (NOI) to make a proposal under the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act to begin a restructuring process. What is C-58, the government's new anti-replacement-worker legislation? Last week the federal government introduced a new piece of legislation, C-58, which is aimed at banning the practice of employers bringing in replacement workers during a contract dispute. Experts say the legislation is the culmination of decades of work by the labour movement in Canada, while it also represents the fulfilment of a key demand in the Liberal-NDP confidence and supply agreement. Here's what you need to know about the new piece of legislation. We speak to Christina Santini, Director of National Affairs with Canadian Federation of Independent Business *
Bill Carroll gives his best Binges, Medical Myth Busting with Dr. Barry Dworkin, executive director of SEATS for Kids Deanna Lindsay joins the show, and much more.
Movie Critic Richard Crouse this week we look at: • The Marvels (Theatrical) • Who's Yer Father? (Theatrical) • Another Body (Theatrical) • Testament (Theatres) Last Call Podcast with Richard Crouse is available now on Spotify and Apple Podcasts Canada must study psychedelic treatment for veteran PTSD ‘immediately’. A Senate report is recommending the federal government “immediately” conduct a “major research program” into how psychedelics can help veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Find out all the facts on Medical Myth Busting with Dr. Barry Dworkin Council approves $419 million Lansdowne 2.0 planThe city of Ottawa is proceeding with Lansdowne 2.0, the $419 million second phase of the partnership with Ottawa Sports and Entertainment Group. After four days of delegations and debate, Council voted 16 to 9 in favour of the Lansdowne 2.0 plan, which includes a new 5,500-seat event centre, a new north-side stands at TD Place Stadium and two residential towers. Mayor Mark Sutcliffe and councillors Catherine Kitts, Matthew Luloff, Allan Hubley, Wilson Lo, David Brown, Steve Desroches, Marty Carr, George Darouze, Clarke Kelly, Cathy Curry, Stephanie Plante, Laura Dudas and Tim Tierney voted to support of the plan.Two Jewish schools in Montreal were shot up with administrators finding bullets in the door as they arrived to start the day on Thursday. Brian Lilley of the Toronto Sun joins us to discuss his latest article. *
TSN 1200 Colour commentator joins the Morning Rush to discuss the Ottawa Senators big win last night in Toronto against the Maple Leafs. They play again tonight in Ottawa against the red hot Vancouver Canucks. Can they keep up this play? Lung cancer rates are dropping faster than any other type in Canada. Find out all the facts on Medical Myth Busting with Dr. Barry Dworkin. Are Christmas trees in shortage again? What Canadian growers say now. We speak to Earl Stanley of Stanley Farms. *
Scientists grow whole model of human embryo, without sperm or egg. The Weizmann Institute team say their "embryo model", made using stem cells, looks like a textbook example of a real 14-day-old embryo. Find out all the facts on Medical Myth Busting with Dr. Barry Dworkin. Canadian restaurants struggle to survive as survey finds diners turning away from skyrocketing menu price. We speak to Kelly Higginson, CEO of Restaurants Canada *
'A public health concern': Should Canadians stop turning back the clocks? On Sunday, daylight time ended and most of Canada set their clocks back an hour to standard time. University of Calgary psychology professor Michael Antle told CTV National News, turning back the clocks means a chance to catch up on some sleep. Find out all the facts on Medical Myth Busting with Dr. Barry Dworkin. Bridgehead's new tipping policy stirs controversy. Ottawa’s Bridgehead Coffee has recently implemented a new tipping policy that has raised concerns among customers and employees. The change allows managers to share in the tips previously designated solely for the employees. We speak to Sean McKenny, President of the Ottawa and District Labour Council OC Transpo reducing bus service by 74,000 hours in 2024. OC Transpo will operate 74,000 fewer hours of bus service across the city of Ottawa next year as part of an overhaul of the bus route network that the transit service says is designed to improve service along "important routes" and connections to commercial and employment destinations. We speak to Kari Glynes-Elliot, Co-Founder and Board Member of Ottawa Transit Riders *
Bill Carroll is joined by Richard Crouse for At The Movies, Medical Myth Busting with Dr. Barry Dworkin, Brian Lilley of Sun Media, Mayor Mark Sutcliffe, and much more.
Bill Carroll is joined by Gord Wilson for At The Rink, Medical Myth Busting with Dr. Barry Dworkin, City Councillor Shawn Mendard, and much more.
Intermittent fasting is safe, effective for those with Type 2 diabetes. Find out all the facts on Medical Myth Busting with Dr. Barry Dworkin. Israeli airstrikes crush apartments in Gaza refugee camp, as ground troops battle Hamas militants. We speak to Retired Major-General David Fraser, CTV Military Analyst and Former Commander of NATO Southern Coalition Troops, Afghanistan 2006 Study finds Ottawa as one of the 'rattiest' cities in Canada. A new study finds Ottawa is one of the top 10 cities in Canada for rodents, with the City of Toronto claiming the top spot for the second year in a row. The study, conducted by pest control service Orkin Canada, placed Ottawa as number eight out of 25 cities in the country and number three in Ontario. We speak to Rob Caron, Manager at Orkin Canada based in Ottawa *
At The Rink with Gord Wilson. TSN 1200 Colour Commentator discuess the Ottawa Senators weekend, and their big win over the Pittsburg Penguins. Next game isn't till Thursday, how do the Sens prepare? Ontario lowering age for regular breast cancer screenings to 40. Ontario is lowering the age for regular, publicly funded breast cancer screenings from 50 to 40, which Health Minister Sylvia Jones says will help with early detection. Jones is set to make the announcement later today and says the expansion will mean an additional 130,000 mammograms are completed in the province each year. Find out al the facts on Medical Myth Busting with Dr. Barry Dworkin. Conservatives go hard in the House on minister's 'elect more Liberals' carbon pricing comment. The federal government's handling of carve-outs to its carbon pricing plan dominated question period on Monday, seeing the Conservatives go hard at the Liberals over Rural Economic Development Minister Gudie Hutchings' weekend comment about Western and Prairie provinces electing "more Liberals" to have their voices heard. We are joined by Leader of the Official Opposition of Canada Pierre Poilievre *