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  • VKS: Meet the Quebec woman whose stolen Audi was used in a Vaughan Mills mall robbery

    A Quebec woman says she was shocked to learn her Audi, which was stolen right in front of her eyes during a test drive, was involved in a smash-and-grab robbery in Vaughan Mills mall in Ontario. Taylor-Anna Kobinger tells the story to guest host Kristy Cameron.

    Listen to The Vassy Kapelos podcast on the iHeart radio app, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to your podcasts. Follow us on Twitter at @VassKapelosShow and on Instagram at @VassyKapelosShow.

  • VKS: The Daily Debrief - Thursday panel

    Kristy Cameron, filling in for Vassy Kapelos, hosts ‘The Daily Debrief’ political panel discussion with Laura Stone, Queen’s Park reporter with The Globe and Mail, Robert Benzie, Queen’s Park Bureau Chief for the Toronto Star, and Marieke Walsh, senior political reporter with The Globe and Mail.

    Listen to The Vassy Kapelos podcast on the iHeart radio app, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to your podcasts. Follow us on Twitter at @VassKapelosShow and on Instagram at @VassyKapelosShow.

  • VKS: Talk Science to Me with Dan Riskin

    The bird flu keeps spreading beyond birds and scientists worry it signals a growing threat to humans, too. CTV science and technology specialist Dan Riskin joins guest host Kristy Cameron for the weekly segment Talk Science to Me. 

    Listen to The Vassy Kapelos podcast on the iHeart radio app, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to your podcasts. Follow us on Twitter at @VassKapelosShow and on Instagram at @VassyKapelosShow. 

  • OAW: Councilors react to City of Ottawa 2023 draft budget

    With the City of Ottawa releasing its draft budget on Wednesday there is a lot of info you need to know about how this will affect residents.

    Catherine Kitts, Orleans South-Navan Ward Councilor and Laine Johnson, College Ward Councilor join Patricia Boal to speak about the 2023 budget and the process of the steps that need to take place before the budget gets approval in March including public consultations and committee meetings.

  • OAW: Black History Ottawa is marking Black History Month with events across the region

    With February being Black History Month, the local Black community in Ottawa is putting on several events to recognize and celebrate the month.

    Sarah Onyango, Media Relations and Community Outreach with Black History Ottawa tells Patricia Boal they will be hosting a hockey clinic and game on February 7th at the Canadian Tire Centre as well as Black Hockey History Night, in partnership with the Ottawa Senators, when the Ottawa Senators host the Calgary Flames on Feb 13th.

  • OAW: Meridian Theater Centrepointe hosting Freedom! The Spirit and Legacy of Black Music

    February is Black History Month and there are numerous events taking place across the capital including a night that highlights the history and importance of Black music called 'Freedom! The Spirit and Legacy of Black Music'

    Beau Dixon, creator of Freedom! The Spirit and Legacy of Black Music tells Patricia Boal the music for the event focuses on a wide variety of Black music including spiritual music, blues, gospel, R&B and music from artists like Bob Marley, Stevie Wonder, Beyonce and Kendrick Lamar.

  • Ottawa At Work - Dan Riskin Interview "Why don’t bubbles go straight up?"

    Dan Riskin, CTV Science and Technology Specialist

    • Maybe you DO remember where you left your keys!
    • Why don’t bubbles go straight up?
    • Oops! “Replica” sword turns out to be actual 3,000 year old sword.

    Ottawa At Work with Patricia Boal every weekday from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm on News Talk 580 CFRA

  • Ottawa At Work Big Five Stories "Six ways the city of Ottawa's 2023 budget will affect your wallet. "

    Ottawa At Work Big Five stories of the day with Patricia Boal featuring CFRA’s Chris Holski &  Lisa Kirbie, CEO, Blackbird Strategies 


    Ottawa At Work with Patricia Boal every weekday from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm on News Talk 580 CFRA

  • The Morning Rush - Charles Bordeleau Interview "Ottawa's new police chief says March 1st is too soon to open Wellington street."

    Ottawa's new police chief... talked to reporters about the reopening of Wellington street at Parliament Hill .. saying March 1st... is too early. Chief Eric Stubbs says the city's proposed city's timeline just isn't feasible from a security analysis point of view. Why isn't this feasible to open wellington street in a month's time. We speak to Charles Bordeleau, former Ottawa police chief, public safety consultant. 


    The Morning Rush with Bill Carroll every weekday from 5:00 am to 9:00 am on News Talk 580 CFRA. 

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