Adam Stirling

Adam Stirling

With a high-energy style and sardonic wit truly his own, Adam Stirling explores and debates the latest news and current affairs every weekday from 9 a.m. to noon. From serious issues to lighthearted amusements, Adam covers it all with a mix of insight and humour, offering an informative, engaging, and entertaining listening experience to the CFAX audience.

  • Adam Stirling Hour 3 - May 13 - 2022

    Ron Cheffins, UVic Professor Emeritus of Law and Political Science joins the program for a weekly political analyses with Adam. This week, Prof. Cheffins focuses primarily on Ontario politics including going on polls on the current standing the political parties within the province. Cheffins notes that several polls suggest that the Conservative Party is in the lead and will likely win the upcoming election in June. Open Lines continue as listeners voice their opinions on topics covered on the show including Victoria City Council, the housing crisis, the upcoming local election, immigration, and federal politics.
  • Adam Stirling Hour 2 - May 13 - 2022

    Open Lines are available for listeners to voice their thoughts and concerns on topics covered on the show including pop culture, concerns with Victoria City Council, and the upcoming local election.
  • Adam Stirling Hour 1 - May 13 - 2022

    Adam starts the show by examining sections of a live stream produced by a former ‘Freedom Convoy’ organizer as they harass Victoria community members and call Adam out. Topic shift focus as Adam shares segments from yesterday’s Victoria City Council meeting as they debate aspects o the upcoming local election including democratic rights and voting locations. Mike Kozakowski from Citified-dot-CA joins the program for a roundtable discussion with Adam as they express their opinions on the topics covered earlier on the show. Kozakowski raises the concern that the council may be considering potentially pre-counting mail-in ballots prior to election day.
  • Examining The Current State Of Ontario Politics

    Ron Cheffins, UVic Professor Emeritus of Law and Political Science joins the program for a weekly political analyses with Adam. This week, Prof. Cheffins focuses primarily on Ontario politics including going on polls on the current standing the political parties within the province. Cheffins notes that several polls suggest that the Conservative Party is in the lead and will likely win the upcoming election in June. 
  • Adam Stirling Hour 3 - May 12 - 2022

    Kora DeBeck, Associate Professor, SFU School of Public Policy & Research Scientist, BC Centre on Substance Use joins the program to speak to Adam about contaminated drug supplies. Prof. DeBeck notes that compared to areas in the U.S. and Australia, B.C. saw a significant drop in quality of drug supplies during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Open Lines continue as listeners voice their thoughts on topics covered on the show including bicycle infrastructure, Victoria City Council, Council’s relationship with people with disabilities, and the upcoming municipal election.
  • Adam Stirling Hour 1 - May 12 - 2022

    Adam starts the show by recapping a series of incidents surrounding Victoria City Council’s involvement in controversial initiatives leading up to the local election in the fall. Adam notes upon various initiatives undergone by Victoria City Council in recent years that seemingly attempt to pit two different communities against each other. Open Lines are available for listeners to call in and voice their thoughts and concerns on topics covered on the show including discontent with Victoria City Council and bicycle regulations and infrastructure.
  • Adam Stirling Hour 2 - May 12 - 2022

    David Williams, Vice President of Policy, Business Council of B.C. joins the program to speak to Adam about the wage growth in Canada. Williams notes upon a study that suggests Canada will have the “worst performing economy in real per capita GDP growth” worldwide for the next 40 year. William acknowledges that optimizing the structure of Canada’s economy will be very beneficial to improving the situation. Open Lines continue as listeners can voice their thoughts and opinions with Adam on topics covered on the show including Victoria City Council, Council’s representation of people with disabilities, Canadian economy, and bureaucracy.
  • Contaminated Drug Supply In B.C. Raises Overdose Concerns

    Kora DeBeck, Associate Professor, SFU School of Public Policy & Research Scientist, BC Centre on Substance Use joins the program to speak to Adam about contaminated drug supplies. Prof. DeBeck notes that compared to areas in the U.S. and Australia, B.C. saw a significant drop in quality of drug supplies during the COVID-19 Pandemic.
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