Rob Breakenridge is the host of Afternoons on Newstalk 770, weekdays from 12:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. Rob brings over 20 years of experience in the radio industry, having joined NewsTalk 770 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.
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 →
Home mail delivery — and Canada Post itself — has become increasingly irrelevant to Canadians and yet we can’t seem to bring ourselves to a serious consideration of any meaningful chance, writes Rob Breakenridge. Continue reading →
Even in a city like Calgary, where fond memories exist of a previous Olympics, the IOC’s reputation proved to be an insurmountable obstacle. Continue reading →
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau owes the family of Tori Stafford an apology for his government’s handling of the Terri-Lynne McClintic case. Continue reading →
If Canadians start to feel as though they’re being taken advantage of, they may start to question the value of the position itself, writes Rob Breakenridge. Continue reading →
A European court decision upholding a conviction for ‘disparaging religion’ should urge Canada to complete the repeal of our own blasphemous libel law, Rob Breakenridge says. Continue reading →
Blocking may be rude and it may be petty, but it’s a real stretch to suggest that it constitutes a violation of anyone’s Charter right, Rob Breakenridge says. Continue reading →
Despite the diplomatic spat that ensued between Canada and the Saudis, if we’re going to remain silent on the apparent murder of a journalist, then shame on us. Continue reading →
Our biggest trade threat was the uncertainty around NAFTA, and the new deal means that threat has been neutralized, Rob Breakenridge says. Continue reading →
It’s outrageous someone convicted of the murder of a child can move into an aboriginal healing lodge — where other offenders can live with their children, Rob Breakenridge says. Continue reading →