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189 EpisodesProduced by Story Studio Network, Dave Trafford, Erin TraffordWebsite

Welcome In!This is the home for our SSN daily flagship podcast - NOW & NEXT. Join Story Studio Network's Chief Executive Producer Dave Trafford Monday to Thursday, highlighting news stories of the day that are most likely to affect you and your family, you and your business, you and your future.PLUS… read more


$10/day childcare is a complete FusterCluck in Ontario; How is it retailers and restaurants turn away people with service dogs? And are we r

The $10/day daycare plan is a real mess; Why are we still telling stories about businesses denying entry to people with guide dogs?  And are we facing a nuclear threat worse than the Cuban Missile Crisis?
Time Codes:
02:00 - How’s the $10/day childcare working in Halifax?03:48 - The childcare plan in Ontario is a complete mess!
12:35 - Erin’s not impressed with plans touted as helping Moms go back to work.
13:54 - Is it time to fine businesses who don’t allow guide dogs?
18:37 - Should we be more worried about a nuclear threat in Ukraine?
28:14 - Today on The Daily Brief - A chat with Andrew Weir at Destination Toronto.
“Toronto’s visitor economy is a vital economic engine for the city, generating more than $10 billion in economic activity and supporting 70,000 jobs in 2019.”  Toronto lost 80% of that economic activity in March 2020. How long will it take for it to come back?
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Associate Producer Becky Coles
Production Manager Jaime Nickerson
Audio Editors Mike Treutler and Drew Garner
Sonic Logo Designer and Creative Branding Greg MacDonald

Now & Next is a Story Studio Network Original

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