Friday. We made it. Thousands still without power in the city and Hydro Ottawa says it will take longer than they originally thought to restore the grid.
13:17 - "If we can't rely on FM hosts for moral uplift in these tough times, where are we going?"
Tom Korski is here from Blacklock's Reporter with a look at the top stories from the outlet that's minding Ottawa's business.
22:05 - "I don't understand the decision other than unfortunately being political where he looks at Ottawa and says 'well that's really Liberal stronghold across the city'."
Derick Fage is here from Rogers TV with a few hot takes on the week's top stories.
37:51 - "We're starting to here reports across the country,a cross the province, of hospitals facing fairly significant nursing shortages. We're not talking like five or ten per cent of the work force, we're talking forty to fifty per cent of the emergency work force not going to be there this summer."
Rob is joined by Dr. Alan Drummond, a Perth-area ER doctor, who has a stark warning about health care worker shortages in Ontario's rural communities.
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It's the Friday Free-For-All on the Talk Back Hour! Rob takes your calls.
0:00 - "The inconveniences, these persistent problems, the issues that seem small but just never go away."
Rob is joined by local transit advocate Laura Shantz to talk about what she wants to get out of Ottawa's LRT public inquiry, which is now fully underway.
9:14 - "It'll probably end up going seven and the Hurricanes beat the Rangers."
Steve Warne is here for our weekly look at sports news.
20:55 - "That's why the Premier needed to show up. It's like Ottawa doesn't matter to him...you'd think that they'd say 'Premier, just come down to Ottawa'."
Queens Park Week In Review features PC candidate Todd Smith, NDP candidate Joel Harden and Liberal candidate John Fraser.