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 - September 21 - 2020

    In this hour, VicPD have asked officers to remove patches with the “thin blue line” symbol, and the RCMP have banned the use of these patches. Rob Gordon, Professor of Criminology at Simon Fraser University, spoke with Adam about the contentious symbol. Later, one hundred years ago today the first TransCanada flight landed in Esquimalt capping off the ten day journey. John Orr, volunteer research with the Shearwater Aviation Museum in Nova Scotia, joined the program to talk about this historic flight.
  • Adam Stirling Hour 1 - September 21 - 2020

    In the first hour of today’s show, Adam discusses the B.C. provincial election.
  • Adam Stirling Noon Hour - September 21 - 2020

    In this hour, a new survey from Leger suggests Canadians are experiencing stress due to the “uncertainty” surrounding the COVID pandemic. Adam was joined by Dr. Lesley Lutes, professor of psychology and director of clinical training at UBC Okanagan, for a conversation about the stress and anxiety of the pandemic and how to deal with those emotions. Adam closes out the show by taking calls from listeners.  
  • Adam Stirling Hour 2 - September 21 - 2020

    In this hour, There were 127 illicit drug overdose deaths in September. This is the 6th month of triple digit deaths in BC. Donald MacPherson, executive director, Canadian Drug Policy Coalition, joined Adam to talk about what needs to change to prevent these deaths. For the rest of the hour Adam takes calls from listeners.
  • Victoria Police officers asked to remove “thin blue line” symbol from uniform

    VicPD have asked officers to remove patches with the “thin blue line” symbol, and the RCMP have banned the use of these patches. Rob Gordon, Professor of Criminology at Simon Fraser University, spoke with Adam about the contentious symbol.
  • 100th anniversary of first Trans-Canada flight

    One hundred years ago today the first TransCanada flight landed in Esquimalt capping off the ten day journey. John Orr, volunteer research with the Shearwater Aviation Museum in Nova Scotia, joined the program to talk about this historic flight.
  • 127 illicit drug overdose deaths in September in the province

    There were 127 illicit drug overdose deaths in September. This is the 6th month of triple digit deaths in BC. Donald MacPherson, executive director, Canadian Drug Policy Coalition, joined Adam to talk about what needs to change to prevent these deaths.
  • Dealing with pandemic stress

    A new survey from Leger suggests Canadians are experiencing stress due to the “uncertainty” surrounding the COVID pandemic. Adam was joined by Dr. Lesley Lutes, professor of psychology and director of clinical training at UBC Okanagan, for a conversation about the stress and anxiety of the pandemic and how to deal with those emotions.
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