Thursday September 15, 2022.
Thursday. The mayor's race is starting to heat up. Let's dive in.
11:05: "What's being spun by a third party PAC is some idea that I'm selling tickets to events where people are paying for access to me, it's complete preposterous. We're doing fundraising events just like any campaign does."
Mayoral candidate Mark Sutcliffe joins the show to explain why his campaign is pushing back against criticism from third party advertising group 'Horizon Ottawa' that some of his recent campaign events constitute "cash for access" fundraisers.
23:06: "Coming off of the pandemic at a time of inflation, I think people want both a strong message on pocket book issues but also some stability."
It's time for Ontario Politics This Week! Rob is joined by strategists Andrew Brander and Lindsay Maskell.
Listen to Hour 1 of The Rob Snow Show:
It's the Talk Back Hour! What is the one issue you wish the City of Ottawa would improve? Rob takes your calls.
0:00: "When you think about housing affordability it breaks into what I would argue are three individual pieces: The first is supply, the second is supply and the third would be supply."
Rob speaks with Jason Burgraaff from the Greater Ottawa Home Builders' Association to get his reaction to Catherine McKenney's housing platform, which was released on Wednesday.
10:02: "It's not uncommon to hear women talk about reporting repeated violations of release conditions or probation or parole conditions and not much happening. The accountabiliy of violent men seems to be missing from our system."
Disturbing new details have emerged about the man accused of killing a 22-year-old nursing student in Ottawa last week. Rob is joined by lawyer Leighann Burns to get some perspective on how the justice system is failing victims of femicide.
18:50: "What's next in part is that momentum has really shifted to Ukraine, and demoralization is going to be setting in increasingly among the Russian side among the troops themselves."
The World with Elliot Tepper focuses this week on the developments in Ukraine and a high profile meeting between Vladimir Putin and Xi Xinping.
Listen to Hour 3 of The Rob Snow Show: