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5: June 23, 2021. Featuring Andrew Coyne, Robert Benzie, 1982 Rocky Balboa and Dean The Troubled Teen.

We’re taking our annual summer hiatus so this is our last episode until the fall.

This month we talk about:

Do news outlets need online comments?

Ontario enacts the nothwithstanding clause for the first time.

No Fact or Fiction this episode. Instead all the panelists list one thing they’re looking forward to doing this summer and a make a prediction for the fall.

Featuring: Andrew Coyne (The Globe & Mail, CBC’s At Issue), Robert Benzie (The Toronto Star), Paul Constable (as 1982 Rocky Balboa) and Lisa Merchant (as Dean The Troubled Teen).

Hosted by David Shore

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4: May 22, 2021. Featuring Laura Stone, Robert Stone, Brenda Buttefield and the not real, cool Bernie Sanders.

This month we talk about:

Premier Doug Ford’s love for land developers.

Vaccine Passports.

Work attire. Will casual Friday become casual everyday.

Plus we play, Fact or Fiction?

Featuring: Laura Stone (The Globe & Mail, CTV’s Your Morning and CBC’s Power and Politics), Robert Benzie (The Toronto Star), Kirsteen Rasmussen (as baker, Brenda Buttefield) and Kris Siddiqi (as the not real, cool Bernie Sanders).

Hosted by David Shore.

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3: April 20, 2021. Featuring Robert Benzie, Andrew Coyne, The Boy King and the Motor City Madman, the not real, Ted Nugent.

This month, we talk about:

Ontario’s COVID response.

Why is the GOP still backing Donald Trump?

What does the panel think of Conservative Leader, Erin O’Toole’s climate plan and his press conference?

Would you wear the Team Canada’s, Summer Olympic closing ceremony jackets?

No Fact or Fiction this month. Instead we all recommend some TV shows, books, activities, etc, that have been helping us get through the lockdowns.

Featuring: Robert Benzie (The Toronto Star), Andrew Coyne (The Globe & Mail, CBC’s At Issue), Kayla Lorette (as The Boy King) and Kris Siddiqi (as the completely fake, Ted Nugent).

Hosted by David Shore.

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2: March 6th, 2021. Featuring Laura Stone, Robert Benzie, “Lone Wolf” Carver Brash and mother of two, Donna.

This episode, we talk about:

Bell mass media layoffs. Should Bell & Telus have to repay the millions they received from the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy?

Should Ontario legislate paid sick days, or are the Federal programs enough?

Changes to Ontario Election Funding.

Do you want to go for a beer or a glass of wine at 7-11?

Plus, we play Fact or Fiction?

Featuring: Larua Stone (The Globe & Mail), Robert Benzie (The Toronto Star), Kayla Lorette (as the completely fake, Carter Brash) and Jan Caruana (as mother of two, Donna).

Hosted by David Shore.

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1: January 30th, 2021. Featuring Robert Benzie, Andrew Coyne, fake radio host, Margaret Windmoon, and phoney late night DJ, Marvin Smooth.

This month’s topics:

Would you move to the United States?

How do you think the January 6th Capitol insurrection has effected Canadian Politics?

Is it time for Canada to get rid of The Governor General?

What’s going on in Alberta? Can you name one positive thing that Jason Kenney has done for the people of Alberta?

Plus we play, Fact or Fiction?

Featuring journalists, Robert Benzie (The Toronto Star’s Queen’s Park Bureau Chief) and Andrew Coyne (The Globe & Mail, CBC’s At Issue). Improvisers, Kayla Lorette (as radio host, Margaret Windmoon) and Paul Constable (as late night DJ, Marvin Smooth).

Hosted by David Shore

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December 20, 2020. Featuring, Andrew Coyne, Robert Benzie, The Boy King and Matthew McConaughey.

Episode Notes

This episodes topics are:
Is Erin O’Toole an improvement over Andrew Scheer?
Would you take a flight to nowhere?
Wage Theft.
Doug Ford vs The Carbon Tax. Again.
And we play Fact vs Fiction

Featuring journalists, Andrew Coyne (The Globe & Mail, CBC’s At Issue) and Robert Benzie (The Toronto Star’s Queen’s Park Bureau Chief). Improvisers, Kayla Lorette (as The Boy King) and Herbie Barnes (as Matthew McConaughey). Hosted by David Shore.

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June 2nd, 2020. Featuring Andrew Coyne, Robert Benzie, Tiny House Enthusiast, Muriel, and the fake Doug McKenzie.

Please note there are some sound issues with the into to this episode. The show is taking a planned break over the summer and will be back in the fall.

Things discussed:
What would you like to see the Canadian government due during the COVID-19 recovery?
What’s your long shot pick for something to happen over the summer and into the fall?
Who will win the Conservative Leadership race in August?
Will you be able to go back to work if you are sick, or has that now changed forever?
And we play Fact or Fiction.

Featuring journalists, Andrew Coyne (The Globe & Mail, CBC’s At Issue) and Robert Benzie (The Toronto Star’s Queen’s Park Bureau Chief). Improvisers, Lisa Merchant (as Tiny Houser, Muriel) and Paul Constable (as Doug McKenzie). Hosted by David Shore.

If you enjoy the show, we ask that you make a donation in any amount to The Native Women’s Association of Canada (https://www.nwac.ca/) or to Black Lives Matter (https://blacklivesmatter.ca/).

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April 28th, 2020. Featuring, Andrew Coyne, Robert Benzie, Mother of two, Donna, and Super Villain, Bane.

This show’s topics include:

  1. Are the big Canadian Banks doing enough to help out consumers during COVID-19?

  2. Should companies that are registered in Tax Havens be able to get government bailouts?

  3. Netflix’s Tiger King

And we play Fact vs Fiction

Featuring journalists, Andrew Coyne (The Globe & Mail, CBC’s At Issue) and Robert Benzie (The Toronto Star’s Queen’s Park Bureau Chief). Improvisers, Jan Caruana (as mother of two, Donna) and Paul Constable (as super villain, Bane). Hosted by David Shore.

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A Panel Show Mini Episode – Recorded on April 4th, 2020

The Panel Show producer/host, David Shore, interviews David Shore, the Emmy award winning creator/producer of the hit TV shows, House and The Good Doctor,

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A Panel Show Mini Episode – Recorded on March 29, 2020

David interviews half of the award winning, British comedy duo, Croft & Pearce, Hannah Croft.

For more info about Croft & Pearce go here:

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/croftpearce/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CroftandPearce/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/CroftAndPearce
Website: https://www.croftandpearce.com/