July 4, 2017 7:29 pm

John Oakley Show – Tuesday July 4, 2017

Omar Khadr, left, and his lawyer Dennis Edney arrive at Khadr's bail conditions hearing in Edmonton, Alta., on Friday, September 11, 2015.

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Always a great day for talk radio when John returns from vacation. Here’s your one-stop look at all the highlights of the John Oakley Show from your Tuesday afternoon commute. Hear it again now!


Ottawa to offer Omar Khadr apology, $10-million in compensation


Nelson Wiseman, Professor of Political Science and Director of Canadian Studies Program – explains why the courts found in Omar Khadr’s favour and why the government settled the lawsuit

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READ MORE: Here’s why Omar Khadr is getting $10M from the Canadian government



City council to debate TransformTO

TransformTO’s goal is to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 80 per cent by 2050, by changing everything from how buildings are designed to how Torontonians get around. City council was scheduled to debate the ambitious climate change plan today. Rosemary Boissonneau, Vice-Chair of Climatefast joins the Oakley show to explain the ambitious plan is important for Toronto.

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Tuesday 443 with Sue-Ann Levy

Toronto Sun’s Sue-Ann Levy joins Oakley every Tuesday and Thursday. Today they discuss whether we should outlaw panhandling.

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READ MORE: Toronto legal clinic launches constitutional challenge against Ontario panhandling law


Canada’s immigration system discriminates against children with disabilities

Families with children who have a disability and are trying to become permanent residents of Canada say they’re forced to confront an immigration system that’s unfair and discriminatory. Immigration lawyer Ron Poulton was on the John Oakley Show and said Canada’s immigration policy fails to account for the many contributions people with disabilities make to their communities.

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READ MORE: Canada rejects hundreds of immigrants based on incomplete data, Global News investigation finds


Topics worthy of discussion

Elissa Freeman, Rocco Rossi and Kevin Gaudet in studio with John Oakley and debate over-sized ducks,  Donald Trump’s latest video-tweet, 10 million for Khadr and other topics worthy of discussion.

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