The Todd Veinotte Show FRIDAY MAY 3/13
A CTV report says, ‘The federal government released a report this week outlining steps to close loopholes and crack down on Canadians who hide money in offshore accounts-but fair taxation advocates and opposition parties say the measures fall short’.
12:10pm***Dennis Howlett is Executive-Director for Canadians for Tax Fairness
A National Post article says, ‘The ongoing debate about Canada’s standing on the world stage was rekindled this week after John Baird admitted Canada won’t run again for a spot on the United Nations Security Council’.
12:30pm***Gar Pardy is a former diplomat in the Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs.
A Globe and Mail report says, ‘Ottawa’s new public service plans include turfing poor performers’.
12:45pm***Robyn Benson is PSAC National President
A National Post headline says, ‘After 19 years, parents simply unable to cope, drop severely autistic son off at government office’.
2:00pm***Laurie Mawlam is executive director of Autism Canada
A Canadian Press headline says ‘Bruising report no surprise to search and rescue group’.
2:15pm***Harry Blackmore is president of the Search and Rescue Volunteer Association of Canada
A National Post Column written by Mike Schouten says, ‘Give us the facts on abortion’.
2:30pm***Mike Schouten is the Campaign Director for WeNeedaLaw.ca, a group that seeks to build a groundswell of support from across Canada for abortion legislation.
In the latest issue of Maclean’s, ‘Is there life after death?’
2:45pm***Brian Bethune is Maclean’s Senior Writer
A Telegraph-Journal headline today says, ‘Physicians to get their say’. The New Brunswick’s medical society is defending its plan to launch a legal challenge of the province’s 20-million dollar cut to Medicare. The issue is being discussed at a meeting of the province’s doctors in Fredericton today.
3:00pm***Donald Arseneault is the Liberal Health Critic and MLA for Dalhousie-Restigouche
TENTATIVE: A Times & Transcript headline says ‘Energy drink dialogue planned’.
3:15pm***Laura Brennan is the project lead of the event for the Department of Health
A Telegraph-Journal report today, ‘Proposed levy raises tourism concerns’.
3:30pm***Trevor Holder is the New Brunswick Tourism Minister
There were no winners or losers in last nights’ Ward 3 by-election debate which was more of a discussion than debate according to News 88.9′s Rick Mantle who reported on the event.
3:45pm***Rick Mantle in Studio