Geoff Currier

Radio Host

A 36 year veteran of the broadcasting industry Geoff Currier is now in his 20th year at 680 CJOB. He’s held a variety of positions including the host of Prime Time Sports, The Watercooler and The Nighthawk shows. Taking over the coveted time slot previously held by greats Peter Warren and Charles Adler in August of 2015 he has established himself as Manitoba’s premier talk show host. This is your chance to weigh in on the issues that impact your life in Winnipeg and Manitoba every day.

June 14, 2017 11:45 am

Rating Jeff Sessions testimony

US Attorny General Jeff Sessions testified before a congressional committee yesterday. How did he do? Geoff Currier chats with political analyst David Redlawsk from the University of Delaware at 11:05 on 680 CJOB. Listen live at Continue reading 

June 14, 2017 10:26 am

Shooting in Virginia wounds GOP Congressman

A shooter opened fire on a group of Republicans who were practising for the annual bi partisan baseball game. The shooter is in custody but several people, including one congressman, were injured. Geoff Currier speaks with Global National Washington correspondent Reggie Checchini at 10:05 to get the latest news. Listen live at Continue reading 

June 13, 2017 10:05 am

Should this flag be at half mast already?

Sears is on the verge of total collapse. The legendary Canadian department store has been unable to find a buyer. Across North America 150 stores closed in April and 66 more are slated to have the doors shut. It may only be a matter of time before the rest go as well. Geoff Currier wants… Continue reading 

June 5, 2017 10:15 am

What does “enough is enough” mean?

In the wake of the terrorist attacks in England over the last three months the Prime Minister, Theresa May, stood outside 10 Downing Street and declared “enough is enough” but what does that really mean? Does it include a Trump style travel ban, a Guantanamo Bay type of prison, internment camps? Geoff Currier will let… Continue reading 

June 2, 2017 10:41 am

Re-Open the constitution? Why?

Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard wants to re open the Canadian constitution. Find out why as Global National’s chief Political Correspondent David Akin joins Geoff Currier on 680 CJOB at 10:05. Listen live at Continue reading 

June 1, 2017 11:46 am

Would Winnipeg be ready for a Pulse Nightclub shooting?

If a beast of a fire or a mass shoooting took place here, would we be ready? A conference in Winnipeg is dealing with that very issue. Geoff Currier welcomes Lieutenant Richard Ruth of the Orlando Police Department and Shane Schreiber of the Alberta Emergency Management Agency on 680 CJOB at 11:05. Listen live at… Continue reading 

June 1, 2017 10:34 am

Who is responsible for the death of Mavis Otuteye?

The body of Mavis Otuteye was found some fourteen kilometres from the Manitoba border last Friday. People from immigration lawyer Bashir Kahn to Premier Brian Pallister have suggested that it is the federal government’s policies that are to blame for her death. Geoff Currier takes your calls at 10:05 on 680 CJOB. Is Justin Trudeau… Continue reading 

May 31, 2017 11:15 am

Would you know what to do?

Have you ever come across a serious incident and wondered what to do? Several people lifted a car off a cyclist this morning after a crash at St. Mary’s and Fermor. Has something like this ever happened to you? Share your experiences with Geoff Currier on 680 CJOB at 10:35. Listen live at Continue reading 

May 31, 2017 10:11 am

Should we be taxing bottled water?

An investigation by CJOB’s Greg Mackling and Brett Megarry revealed that there’s an inconistency in the way retailers charge for bottled water. There are rules and then there is what actually happens in stores. Greg Mackling joins Geoff Currier on 680 CJOB at 10:05 to explain the situation and we’ll ask you if we should… Continue reading 

May 29, 2017 11:31 am

It was 50 years ago (almost) today

The Beatles iconic Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts club Band album was released fifty years ago this week. Why does this album matter so much in the lexicon of rock music? Rock historian and author John Einarson joins Geoff Currier at 11:05 to talk about this piece of work and why we still listen to it… Continue reading 

May 29, 2017 9:54 am

Is this Canada’s next Prime Minister?

Not since John Diefenbaker have Conservatives in Canada been led by someone from Saskatchewan. But 38 year old Andrew Scheer is now the man who will go toe to toe with Justin Trudeau in 2019. Scheer narrowly beat out favourite Maxime Bernier at the Conservative convention on the week-end. You’ll hear part of a conversation… Continue reading 

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