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  • CFRA Live – What is the best plan to tackle Omicron as Ontario starts to reopen?

    Ottawa Public Health recorded 429 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday. Our city is currently treating 3,777 active cases, 82 hospitalizations, and 10 ICU patients heading into this weekend. The Ford government has already given schools the green light to resume in-person learning. On January 31, businesses will be given permission to operate at 50 percent capacity. And while Canada’s top doctor says we might have reached the peak of Omicron, hospitalization levels are still high. Where do we stand in the pandemic picture right now? What factors do we need to keep in mind? Dr. Sumon Chakrabarti joins Andrew Pinsent on today’s CFRA Live.
  • CFRA Live – Ottawa Police sounding the alarm on a grandparent scam that is quickly gaining traction

    Ottawa Police are warning residents of a ‘grandparent scam’ that is gaining traction. A tearful person, claiming to be a family member, frantically calls and asks for money. As the conversation progresses, the caller will typically say they’ve been arrested by police and they require money or gift cards to make bail. Bail hearings, of course, take place in court. What are the warning signs you need to watch out for? Sgt. Chantal Arsenault joins Andrew Pinsent on CFRA Live.
  • CFRA Live – As we start to slowly reopen the province, how do we help local businesses who are on the edge of permanently closing?

    Ontario businesses got a dose of optimism this week after the Doug Ford government announced plans for an economic reopening. Starting on the last day of January, indoor venues will be allowed to operate at 50 percent capacity. Premier Ford says, if all goes well, indoor restrictions might not be necessary as we head into Spring. How are businesses adapting to the latest round of restrictions? What happens once the worst is behind us? How do we help businesses who are on the edge of shutting down for good? Small business advocate Michael Wood joins Andrew Pinsent on today’s edition of CFRA Live.
  • The Morning Rush - Brian Lilley Interview "Is the government still being too cautious?"

    Is the government still being too cautious? Brian Lilley of the Toronto Sun joins the Morning Rush to talk about Doug Ford news announcements with the lifting restrictions plan. The Morning Rush with Bill Carroll every weekday from 5:00 am to 9:00 am on News Talk 580 CFRA. 
  • The Morning Rush - Phil Gurski Interview "How is Canada at threat for an cyber attacks from Russia?"

    CSE warns Canadian critical infrastructure of Russian-backed cyber threat activity. Phil Gurski of Borealis Threat and Risk Consulting joins the Morning Rush to discuss the threat of cyber attacks from Russia. The Morning Rush with Bill Carroll every weekday from 5:00 am to 9:00 am on News Talk 580 CFRA. 
  • Medical Myth Busting with Dr. Barry Dworkin "Why do hospital numbers go up as cases drop?"

    Why are Hospital numbers up when cases go down? Find out all the facts on Medical Myth-busting with Dr. Barry Dworkin.  Medical Myth Busting with Dr. Barry Dworkin on The Morning Rush with Bill Carroll every weekday at 6:50 am on News Talk 580 CFRA. 
  • At The Movies with Richard Crouse "Zeros and Ones, Marionette , Ray Donovan"

    Movie Critic Richard Crouse - this week we look: Zeros and Ones (VOD) Marionette (VOD/Digital) Ray Donovan: The Movie (Crave) The Last Thing Mary Saw (Shudder Canada) Richard’s Podcast -- Last Call with Richard Crouse is now on Apple and Spotify At the Movies with Richard Crouse every Friday at 6:35 am and 8:35 am on The Morning Rush with Bill Carroll on News Talk 580 CFRA.  
  • The Morning Rush "Behind The Scenes Morning Meeting!"

    Every morning at 5 o'clock we let you look behind the curtains to the Morning Rush morning meeting with Bill Carroll. We talk about what's trending today, all the topics, and interviews for The Morning Rush show.  The Morning Rush with Bill Carroll every weekday from 5:00 am to 9:00 am on News Talk 580 CFRA. 
  • ESS: Proposed plan would see 30,000 shipments of nuclear waste move through Ontario

    Canada's nuclear industry has drafted a plan which would see up to 30,000 shipments of radioactive nuclear waste travel through Ontario over four decades. How safe is the transportation plan? Caitlin Burley, the Nuclear Waste Management Organization’s manager of transportation engagement, breaks it down with Evan. Listen to The Evan Solomon Show podcast on the iHeart radio app, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to your podcasts. 

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