Thursday. Day 16 of the Ontario election campaign. Two out of four party leaders have tested positive for COVID-19.
12:04 - "I would expect the Liberal vote to rebound there. Whether it rebounds enough to take the riding is the question, really."
Postmedia columnist Randall Denley joins Rob for a discussion about the local races to watch in Ottawa in the lead up to the June 2nd election.
21:26 - "The Liberal narrative is quite interesting as well...I think the truth can be found somewhere sort of in the middle."
It's time for Ontario Politics This Week with Andrew Brander and Lindsay Maskell. Two weeks down, two to go.
Listen to Hour 1 of The Rob Snow Show:
It's the Talk Back Hour. Inflation is 6.8%. PSAC wants 4.5% per year for four years. Is that fair? Rob takes your calls.
Listen to Hour 2 of The Rob Snow Show:
0:00 - "We're relying on handouts from the federal and provincial governments to get us through this and that's not a position I like to be in."
Rob is joined by councillor Allan Hubley for a lengthy discussion about the sustainability of Ottawa's transit system a day after the tranist commission learned that OC Transpo lost nearly $18 million in the first 3 months of 2022.
20:45 - "The increase in the expenses, it's just overwhelming"
Local agriculture merchant Michael Aube from Rutters Elevators in Chesterville joins the show with an update on how sky high fuel prices and inflation are impacting local farmers in the Ottawa area.
31:36 - "I dont think anyone these days should count out Tiger Woods' golf effort. His golf game looks really good."
Canadian Press golf writer Adam Stanley is here with a 2022 PGA Championship preview.
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