Rob Breakenridge is the host of Afternoons on 770 CHQR, weekdays from 12:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. Rob brings over 20 years of experience in the radio industry, having joined 770 CHQR radio in 2003 after six years with 630/CHED radio in Edmonton.
Rob has been a weekly columnist with the Calgary Herald for nine years, and has also been a contributor to the National Post. He has appeared as a pundit and commentator on several TV shows.
In 2012, Rob was a recipient of a Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal, meant to recognize and honour significant contributions and achievements by Canadians.
Rob lives in Airdrie with his wife, their two kids, and dog.
This was indeed an act of terrorism. And the ideologies of white nationalism and white supremacy that motivated it should be treated as a security threat. Continue reading →
Police, schools and media outlets helped fuel the Momo Challenge hysteria. Rob Breakenridge says we should reflect on how the hoax got so out of hand. Continue reading →
The only hope now for the Liberals is for some sort of smoking gun to emerge showing that the former attorney general has lied about how this affair played out. Continue reading →
Not only did this exploit the goodwill of a lot of people, it stoked a lot of political divisions and tension in America, Rob Breakenridge says. Continue reading →
Amber Alerts are intended for specific situations where sufficient evidence exists to believe a child has been abducted and is in potentially mortal danger. These are not casually deployed. Continue reading →
McArthur and Bissonnette have both been found guilty of their crimes. But it still feels like we came up just short of true justice, writes Rob Breakenridge. Continue reading →
How perverse that in a confrontation between an opulent dictator and the oppressed working poor, Canada’s largest labour union chooses to side with the former. Continue reading →
It is laughable to chalk up Ambassador John McCallum’s comments on the Meng Wanzhou case as some sort of slip of the tongue, Rob Breakenridge says. Continue reading →
The criteria for what makes a good baby name is highly subjective and there are all sorts of cultural, historic, and religious factors that shape the choices parents make. Continue reading →
It’s reasonable to look for ways to reduce drunk driving. But Rob Breakenridge has reason to believe Canada’s new impaired driving laws go so far they’re unconstitutional. Continue reading →
The Trudeau government clearly did not foresee Canada’s relationship with China deteriorating as much as it has. Things may have to get worse before they get better. Continue reading →
How young is too young for a child to walk to a bakery down the street from his or her house? Continue reading →
Capt. Kimberly Fawcett, who honorably served her country, has had to fight to get the government to pay for her prosthetic leg. She deserves better, Rob Breakenridge says. Continue reading →
As Canadians struggle to make sense of some of the policy choices – or lack thereof – on the part of the Trudeau Liberals, there seems to be an emerging trend of reaching for some more outlandish explanations. Continue reading →
If turning a blind eye to Cuba is the price Canada has to pay to win a UN Security Council seat, then frankly it’s not worth it, Rob Breakenridge says. Continue reading →