March 20, 2017 4:22 pm
Updated: March 20, 2017 7:47 pm

John Oakley Show – Monday March 20, 2017


It’s all about tolerance and compassion on the John Oakley Show today. We talk about Khadr, refugees, cable companies and tax evaders…  they all need our mercy, or do they?

FBI investigating possible Russia, Donald Trump links

FBI Director James Comey confirmed the bureau is investigating possible links and coordination between Russia and associates of President Donald Trump. Ryan Hurl, Assistant Professor of Political Science at U of T joins the John Oakley show to discuss what these continued allegations mean for US/Russian relations.

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READ MORE: James Comey confirms FBI investigating possible Russia, Donald Trump links


Dealers of Free TV android box in court fighting injunction

The battle over loaded Android TV box continues on Monday. Dealers are fighting an injunction which halts sales of the TV boxes.  The temporary injunction was secured by plaintiffs Bell, Rogers and Videotron in an effort to stamp out the boxes which allow consumers to stream copyrighted content for free.  AM640 technology analyst David Shipley joins the Oakley show to discuss how exactly the box works, its security and whether the sellers should be shut down.

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READ MORE: Cable companies win injunction against Android TV box sellers

CRA to get tough on tax evaders and the tax professionals who help them

Tax lawyer Paul Dioguardi joins the show to talk about reports that the CRA will be more aggressive in chasing down tax evaders and tax lawyers who help them.

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READ MORE: It’s not the police but it can collect your fingerprints. What is it? The CRA



Topics worthy of discussion

The biggest stories of the day being debated by makers and shakers of Toronto. Around the table today:

Jon Burnside – Former Toronto Policeman and city councilor Ward 26 Don Valley West

Adrienne Batra – Editor in Chief Toronto Sun & 24 Hrs TO, Former CAF LT, Displaced Saskatchewanian, college hoops fan with a shoe obsession

Mike Van Soelen – Managing Principal at Navigator – expert in communications and marketing, both in the private sector and political realm

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