The potential loss of Line 5 would be something much different than losing Keystone XL, Rob Breakenridge says, and the effect would be very immediate and very real. Continue reading
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.
Before Canadians get too caught up in the warming relationship between Washington and Ottawa, we should ask what’s in it for us, Rob Breakenridge writes. Continue reading →
Given the current public mood, it’s fair to ask whether the Liberal government is trying to distract voters from its pandemic response, Rob Breakenridge says. Continue reading →
Canadian athletes may be off to Beijing in 12 months for the 2022 Olympics, but that doesn’t mean it’s the right move to send them there, Rob Breakenridge says. Continue reading →
Loosening the definition of “terrorism” could set a troubling precedent, Rob Breakenridge argues — one that could be abused for political purposes. Continue reading →
How Canada’s COVID-19 vaccine strategy will play out remains to be seen, but at this point, Rob Breakenridge writes, much of it involves hoping for the best. Continue reading →
Numerous reports say the vetting or governor general was flawed at best, Rob Breakenridge writes, which raises many questions — including how politicized the process was. Continue reading →
It would be irresponsible to plunge Canadians into an unnecessary election against the backdrop of everything going on right now, Rob Breakenridge writes. Continue reading →
When it comes to COVID-19 vaccines, Canadians want results, Rob Breakenridge says, not excuses. Continue reading →
If Erin O’Toole wants to be a polemicist who drinks liberals’ tears, that’s his prerogative. But it clashes with his ambitions to become PM, Rob Breakenridge says. Continue reading →
It’s good to see bipartisan recognition of China as a global adversary, Rob Breakenridge says, but we need more than platitudes — we need policy. Continue reading →
We need responsible political leaders to speak to the facts, not pander to the cult of pseudoscience, Rob Breakenridge says. Continue reading →
It feels like we’ve backed ourselves into this corner where we have very limited and unpalatable options, Rob Breakenridge says. Continue reading →
It doesn’t take much to improve on the last four years, Rob Breakenridge says, but new Ottawa-Washington relations could bring a better partnership when it’s needed most. Continue reading →
Appreciating Remembrance Day should require more than just peer pressure and public shaming, Rob Breakenridge writes. Continue reading →