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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


Andrea Horwath's first job as Hamilton mayor is mopping up a SH*T Show

Could Hamilton’s latest sewage spill issue make Andrea Horwath a hero? Only one person wants to run the official opposition in Ontario; Want a real Christmas tree? It’s going to cost you more.

Wow! newly minted Hamilton Mayor Andrea Horwath has a shit show on her hands. Seems raw sewage has been pouring into Hamilton Harbour for the past 26 years!! How does that happen?
And there's no rush of candidates ready to take Horwath's old job as leader of the Ontario NDP. Merit Stiles is the only person to declare her candidacy and time's running out. Are we at a point in our politics when we're going to acclaim the the leader of His Majesty's Official Opposition?
Better hurry if you're planning to buy a real tree this Christmas and you'll wanna be prepared to pay a premium. There's a Christmas tree shortage. Nothing to do with COVID or the current supply chain issues. We're feeling the effects of the 2009 financial crisis. A lot of tree farms cut back on planting when cash got tight. Also, Stats Can says we've lost 20 thousand acres of Christmas tree farms - mostly because owners have died or retired and no one stepped up to keep the farm going. That represents 30 million trees!

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