Viewpoints with Todd van der Heyden

Viewpoints with Todd van der Heyden

Smart, fun radio from award-winning Canadian journalist Todd van der Heyden. Every week, ‘Viewpoints’ covers the big stories of the week with top line guests and great conversations. From news and current affairs to pop culture and technology, from business and best-selling authors to entertainment and geek culture, Todd brings an eclectic mix to listeners coast-to-coast. Radio that will get you thinking and talking. Todd van der Heyden is a veteran television and radio journalist with 20 years of experience in the media including as an award-winning investigative reporter. He is a national anchor with CTV News – hosting his weekday program on CTV News Channel, the network’s all-news cable channel. His radio show ‘Viewpoints with Todd van der Heyden’ was launched in 2011. Todd’s interests range from news of the day to politics and pop culture to history, entertainment and a healthy dash of geek culture. His weekly radio show is a reflection of that.... Show More

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June 15, 2019 62 min

Viewpoints Episode #102

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June 8, 2019 69 min

Viewpoints Episode #101

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June 1, 2019 69 min

Viewpoints Episode #100

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May 25, 2019 60 min

Viewpoints Episode #99

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May 18, 2019 66 min

Viewpoints Episode #98

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May 11, 2019 66 min

Viewpoints Episode #97

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May 6, 2019 56 min

Viewpoints Episode #96

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April 27, 2019 60 min

Viewpoints Episode #95

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April 20, 2019 57 min

Viewpoints Episode #94 Todd chats with Jamie Ellerton, Principal at Conaptus, on Jason Kenney’s victory in Alberta. Warren Wilansky of Plank asks and answers, “is Julian Assange an activist? Or a terrorist?” Allen Voivod of the Star Wars 7x7 Podcast joins Todd to talk about the latest Star Wars news and the upcoming movie. Brett Bruen of Global Situation Room talks about the ongoing conflict between U.S. President Donald Trump and... Read more

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April 13, 2019 56 min

Viewpoints Episode #93 Todd speaks with Christopher Cochrane, of the University of Toronto, on the SNC-Lavalin Scandal. Author, journalist, and activist, Jonathan Rauch asks and answers the question, “is the U.S. ready for a gay president?” Clairvoyance Cyber Corp’s Executive Officer, Dave McMahon, discusses the risk of interference in the upcoming Canadian elections. Alissa Quart of the New York Times talks about “the Con of the S... Read more

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April 6, 2019 56 min

Viewpoints Episode #92 Todd speaks with Conservative Deputy Leader Lisa Raitt, and Canada’s former Minister of Justice and Attorney General Peter MacKay on the SNC-Lavalin scandal. Environment and Climate Change Canada’s Chris Derksen breaks down a new climate change study that shows Canada is warming at twice the rate than other countries. Peter Stockland of Cardus and Convivium joins Todd to discuss the controversial Quebec se... Read more

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March 30, 2019 55 min

Viewpoints Episode #91 Todd speaks with Jason Lietaer of Enterprise Canada on the SNC-Lavalin scandal. MacDonald-Laurier Institute’s Brian Lee Crowley speaks about Canada and China’s relationship following months of political tension. Republican strategist and attorney Mehek Cooke and Dr. Stephen Farnsworth talk about the Mueller investigation in U.S. President Donald Trump. Tech analyst and journalist Carmi Levy talks about Apple... Read more

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March 23, 2019 65 min

Viewpoints Episode #90 Todd chats with Jamie Ellerton, Principal at Conaptus, and Lisa Kinsella of Daisy Group on the SNC-Lavalin affair. Dr. Errol Southers, an expert in security and counter-terrorism, chats about White supremacy in the aftermath of the New Zealand terror attack. Veteran business and finance reporter, Bryan Borzykowski, breaks down the Boeing 737 Max 8 issues. And Nerdist.com’s Rosie Knight’s chats about the Sha... Read more

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March 16, 2019 65 min

Viewpoints Episode #89 Summa Strategies’ Robin Machlachlan and Conaptus’ Jamie Ellerton join Todd to discuss the SNC-Lavalin scandal. Mel Cappe, the former High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, discusses Brexit. Montreal Gazette’s T’Cha Dunlevy discusses the new Michael Jackson documentary, “Leaving Neverland,” and sexual abuse allegations. And Dr. Stephen Farnsworth talks about the ongoing investigation into U.S. President Don... Read more

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March 9, 2019 53 min

Viewpoints Episode #88 Todd chats with Sean Mullin of the Brookfield Institute on self checkout cashiers, and whether or not they’re killing jobs. Tech journalist and analyst Carmi Levy chats about seniors and fake news. Chad Anderson talks about his book, ‘Gay Mormon Dad.’ Mercer’s Pam Jeffords discusses female leadership and mentoring women in corporate environments in the wake of #MeToo. And Mitchell Rosko and Steven Glass of P... Read more

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March 2, 2019 74 min

Todd chats with the Vice President at Summa Strategies, Kate Harrison, and Jamie Ellerton of Conaptus, about the ongoing SNC-Lavalin scandal. Chris Edelson of the American University School of Public Affairs on the latest #USPOLI news. The New York Times’ Kevin Roose talks about cell phone addiction. Matthew D. Johnson joins Todd to talk about his book, Great Myths of Intimate Relationships: Dating, Sex, and Marriage. And film crit... Read more

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February 23, 2019 66 min

Viewpoints Episode #86 The Globe and Mail’s Adam Radwanksi, and Summa Strategies’ Kate Harrison join Todd to discuss SNC-Lavalin affair. Duane Bratt of Mount Royal University discusses the ‘United We Roll’ convoy/rally. Dr. Julia Shaw chats about her new book, ‘Evil: The Science Behind Humanity's Dark Side.’ And CBR’s Angie Dahl discusses Captain Marvel and her battle against misogyny.

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February 16, 2019 62 min

Viewpoints Episode #85 MP Nathan Cullen, and Enterprise Canada’s Jason Lieatar, join Todd to discuss SNC-Lavalin. Dr. Stephen Farnsworth talks about the upcoming U.S. election in 2020. Amanda Hunter of the Barbara Lee Family Foundations discusses challenges that female candidates will face in that election. Author Dan Lyons talks about his new book, “Lab Rats: How Silicon Valley Made Work Miserable for the Rest of Us.” And Nerdist... Read more

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February 9, 2019 57 min

Viewpoints Episode #84

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February 2, 2019 65 min

Viewpoints Episode #83

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