The Shift with Shane Hewitt

Corus Radio

The Shift with Shane Hewitt is talk radio done differently. It’s made for the Canadian community of night owls and early risers. Host Shane Hewitt looks at the news of the day under a new light, revealing what’s really happening behind the scenes and the impact on our lives. The Shift shares stories you’ve never heard before, creating bright and lively conversation in the darkest hours of the night, right across Canada.

All Episodes

The Omicron Covid19 variant is here in Canada. What do you need to know about it? Dr. Jason Kindrachuck explains the facts behind the variant and his initial impressions of it. He tells us how to prevent the spread and what needs to happen now.  Ryan pays tribute to Virgil Abloh, a fashion designer who inspired him and millions more.  Ruok with Weed on Pizza, or chrome hockey helmets?  On ICYMI, Ryans favourite hockey team has cleaned house, and he is pretty happy with it. He takes a look at the Canadiens changes, North Korea’s latest fashion fail, and why Uber eats sells weed in Ontario.   HEY, DO YOU LIKE PODCASTS? Why not subscribe to ours? find it on Apple, Google, Spotify & Curiouscast.ca See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Nov 29

53 min 30 sec

Concerts are finally making a comeback in Canada! Shane and Alan Cross dig into the return of live music across the country. What does it mean for artists and tourism in Canada? What's the best concert you’ve ever been to? Shiftheads let us know and we Celebrate Massey Hall's re-opening. We get dozens of texts and stories. On In Case You Missed it, Ryan gets into the best Black Friday deals for Millenials! We promise it’s not his Christmas list. He dives into the trailer for the upcoming Grand Tour tour special! Jeremy Clarkson and the gang are off to France!  Ruok with psoing as a nurse in a hospital for over a year? What about over-enthusastic football fans?   HEY, DO YOU LIKE PODCASTS? Why not subscribe to ours? find it on Apple, Google, Spotify & Curiouscast.ca See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Nov 26

1 hr 5 min

Petroleum reserves are about to be tapped into in the United States. Energy Expert and former Liberal MP Dan McTeague says the oil and gas market is about to get even more complicated. Why are these reserves getting tapped into, will it help, and will Canadians notice it at the pumps? Is it possible to buy a truly green product? Professor Kai Chan shares how companies trick us into thinking their products are eco-friendly and the marketing behind Greenwashing. This is not working in our favour. Ruok with landing a plane in Antarctica or getting fined for putting up Christmas lights too early?    HEY, DO YOU LIKE PODCASTS? Why not subscribe to ours? find it on Apple, Google, Spotify & Curiouscast.ca See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Nov 25

1 hr 13 min

 On the International Dispatch Chris Gilbert shares the story of a racehorse with a unique name! Also, Is it possible to use dog poop to frame a dog? A man in Turkey is trying to find out.  Author S. Bear Bergman breaks down special topics from his new book on being human. Including how to show up for people in your life and how it can change your life.  The Earth is really weird and incredibly special. Greg Fish shares the science behind why the earth is one in a billion in the universe. Plus, why other habitable planets would look and feel very different from our home.   HEY, DO YOU LIKE PODCASTS? Why not subscribe to ours? find it on Apple, Google, Spotify & Curiouscast.ca See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Nov 24

1 hr 7 min

Adele shared the story for reuiniting with a long lost teacher. That got us thinking who our favorite teachers were that made an impact on our lives growing up. We even hear from executive producer Kelsey Campbell about her favorite teacher.  John Clague is back on the Shift with a discussion on the power of earth, and how every weather event and the fallout from it doesn't come down to climate change.  Handy Andy is back with info on how to fall asleep when your partner snores and ahow about getting your little tike on a peloton-like bike for some exercise.   HEY, DO YOU LIKE PODCASTS? Why not subscribe to ours? find it on Apple, Google, Spotify & Curiouscast.ca See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Nov 23

47 min 49 sec

RUOK with Cilantro? and why does it taste like soap to some people? We are now getting an idea of the tragic failures in Canada’s long term care system. David Hurford, director of the documentary Crisis in Care, highlights the systemic issues within the system. Plus, long-term Care Worker Vi Weins shares her experiences working in the industry and how the pandemic impacts residents and staff.  On ICYMI Ryan chats about the upcoming Harry Potter reunion special and Adele’s new album.  HEY, DO YOU LIKE PODCASTS? Why not subscribe to ours? find it on Apple, Google, Spotify & Curiouscast.ca See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Nov 22

1 hr 1 min

Shane accuses Ryan of rigging the Tiny Wheel! An investigation has been launched. Ruok with a delivery driver going number 2 in your lobby? What about a dog that has more money than you? How can we keep inflation under control in Canada. Conservative Finance critic Pierre Poilievreshares why he thinks the government is fixing the issue the wrong way and what the impacts of inflation look like to the average Canadian.   2.5 billion dollars are being disrupted during the BC floods. Economist Trevor Tombe helps us understand the economic impacts of the Bc Floods, how we can address the supply issues, and what’s to come.   HEY, DO YOU LIKE PODCASTS? Why not subscribe to ours? find it on Apple, Google, Spotify & Curiouscast.ca See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Nov 19

53 min 45 sec

How does Canada’s energy network work during times of crisis? Energy expert Dan McTeague tells us about our contingency plans for disasters that impact energy infrastructure. Plus, how have the Bc floods impacted Canada’s supply chain? The Russians have destroyed some satellites, and Nasa is not happy about it. Andrew C. Ferreira explains what the weapon is and how the resulting debris endangered astronauts on Space Stations. How dangerous is space debris to us on earth? Ruok with returning a library book 73 years late? What about chaos at airport security?  HEY, DO YOU LIKE PODCASTS? Why not subscribe to ours? find it on Apple, Google, Spotify & Curiouscast.ca See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Nov 18

56 min 29 sec

RUOK with News Bloopers? We certainly are! How can you be prepared for a natural disaster? Dr. Ryan Reynolds is working on an app to help Canadians work together to stay safe during events like the BC floods. He explains how the app works, how Canada responds to disasters, and what needs to change. Crypto is here to stay, so what do we do now? There are more types of crypto coins out there than languages on earth! Greg Fish breaks down what can we use crypto for, where could the currency go, and if it could be accessible for everyone.  HEY, DO YOU LIKE PODCASTS? Why not subscribe to ours? find it on Apple, Google, Spotify & Curiouscast.ca See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Nov 17

56 min 45 sec

The storms in BC have caused catastrophic landslides across the province. Natural Disaster expert John Clauge explains why these disasters happen so fast, why we need to be proactive in preparing for these events and more. Are you or someone you know picky eaters? It might be time to finally try the Samosas or Sushi!  Author and Global News Communications Director Rishma Govani explores how food can help our world expand with every bite. What’s the best way to protect your home from flooding in an emergency? Andy Baryer is back with tips on how to direct water away from your homes and how he dealt with flooding in BC.  HEY, DO YOU LIKE PODCASTS? Why not subscribe to ours? find it on Apple, Google, Spotify & Curiouscast.ca See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Nov 16

51 min 13 sec

RUOK with Tuna? Subway doesn't seem to be.  Blaine Kyllo makes a special Sunday appearance to tell us why Forza Horizon 5 might be the best racing game in years! We dive into that, the new Call of Duty, and so much more!  Chris Gilbert, our international journalist is Live in Tokyo and back from his wedding! He bids farewell to Mittens, the very famous kiwi cat, a New Zealand farmer finding a potato the size of a dog, and a very fake rent-a-hitman website.  HEY, DO YOU LIKE PODCASTS? Why not subscribe to ours? find it on Apple, Google, Spotify & Curiouscast.ca See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Nov 15

55 min 42 sec

On the Shift AV club with Steve Stebbing we offer our take on Saving Private Ryan and have a larger discussion around Courage, patriotism, and more. Do Canadians really know our military history? Canadian military historian Tim Cook shares stories of Canadian bravery and why we need to remember them. Plus, what is the most impactful artifact at the Canadian Military Museum? Why are the bagpipes such an important part of Remembrance Day? Michael Grey, President, The Pipers’ & Pipe Band Society of Ontario, Dives into the history of the instrument, why it's used for ceremonies, and some amazing things you probably don't know about the Scottish Pipes  HEY, DO YOU LIKE PODCASTS? Why not subscribe to ours? find it on Apple, Google, Spotify & Curiouscast.ca See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Nov 11

1 hr

RUOK with Arby's? What if they added Vodka to the menu.  A Calgary heart surgeon is responsible for saving 2 different strangers twice. He saved two men by first performing CPR on them in public and then, days later, operating on them. Dr. Corey Adams joins The Shift to share how he was ready to save them. He teaches us how we could help someone in medical distress and his journey to becoming a surgeon.  Greg Fish breaks down why Facebook’s push for the Metaverse might not work out the way they hope it will. What is a metaverse, what’s the point, and is Facebook still cool?       HEY, DO YOU LIKE PODCASTS? Why not subscribe to ours? find it on Apple, Google, Spotify & Curiouscast.ca See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Nov 10

57 min 56 sec

RUOK with Kids shows? Ted Cruz is throwing a fit about one.  Food Banks Canada says the people who used their services went up 20 percent during the Pandemic. David Armour, president of Food Banks Canada helps us understand how the organization is keeping up with the demand and why you should help them out.  Handy Andy is back with a look at how he transformed a devastating loos in his neighborhood into a community garden.  He takes a look at Nexfdoor and how it’s competing with Facebook to create communities.      HEY, DO YOU LIKE PODCASTS? Why not subscribe to ours? find it on Apple, Google, Spotify & Curiouscast.ca See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Nov 9

43 min 2 sec

RUOK with people who have the same name as you? We chat with and share the story of Dan Joyce, who had the chance of a lifetime singing the Canadian National for the Calgary Flames. Its the story of how a radio prank in New Brunswick in the early 90's inspired him to start singing. After a recent battle with esophageal cancer he was flown in by the Calgary Flames franchise to sing the anthem.  Filling in for Ryan O'Donnell is Brennan Klak and on ICYMI he talks the new season of stranger things, and big bird getting the covid vaccine.  HEY, DO YOU LIKE PODCASTS? Why not subscribe to ours? find it on Apple, Google, Spotify & Curiouscast.ca See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Nov 8

41 min 20 sec

Shane interviews Dan Joyce, a mechanic from New Brunswick who fulfilled his lifelong dream of singing the Canadian national anthem at a Calgary Flames game.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Nov 8

17 min 35 sec

Meet Ryan's mom. She's proud of her boy, except for maybe the typo's.  Meet Ryan's dad. He's proud of his boy, he even took him to see Morrissey. That's love right there.  Ontario and Quebec are dropping vaccine requirements for healthcare workers. Dr. Lynora Saxinger, infectious disease expert at the UofA helps us understand how this impacts our fight against the virus. Is covid becoming an endemic, and how contagious are we?  Plus Steve Stebbing and What the hell should we watch this weekend. Marvel’s next big superhero movie, Eternals, is here. Is it any good? Tom Hanks is alone, but this time he’s not on an island. He’s in the apocalypse! Steve reviews that and so much more.   HEY, DO YOU LIKE PODCASTS? Why not subscribe to ours? find it on Apple, Google, Spotify & Curiouscast.ca See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Nov 5

58 min 52 sec

RUOK with parking tickets? I'm pretty sure this one is probably unanimous.  What are the next steps towards a more affordable Canada?  Dan McTeague with Canadians for affordable energy discusses the government’s announcements at Cop26 and how they could impact Canadians.       Blaine Kyllo is back with a wacky and futuristic Japanese role-playing game about brain-eating aliens. Blaine raves about SCarlet Nexus and helps us understand what the Japanese do differently when it comes to game design. HEY, DO YOU LIKE PODCASTS? Why not subscribe to ours? find it on Apple, Google, Spotify & Curiouscast.ca See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Nov 4

59 min 5 sec

RUOK with Little Caesars? Not "Ceasars" which is how Ryan spells it.  The hit TV show Squid game has highlighted just how impactful debt can be in our lives. What is debt, and how can you tackle it? Financial expert David Trahair helps us understand the simple things we can do to make big changes in our bank account.   The international dispatch is live, with Stephen Rossiter filling in for Chris Gilbert! Stephen is live from Scotland. What is the perspective of COP26 from the country that’s hosting it? How is Canada perceived from abroad? Plus, a look at the ever-evolving FIFA scandal.     HEY, DO YOU LIKE PODCASTS? Why not subscribe to ours? find it on Apple, Google, Spotify & Curiouscast.ca See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Nov 3

56 min 4 sec

RUOK with Christmas music on November 1st? Mariah is back! A hack nearly shut down Newfoundland and Labrador’s healthcare system. Hank the Hacker, an ethical hacker, tells us how these attacks happen and why they are so common. Plus, how hacking is getting easier, even for people who don’t know how to program.  Peloton is trying to get into the travel game, with fitness classes on airplanes! Handy andy is back with that and a look at some ways to take the first steps towards being more fit and healthy.  HEY, DO YOU LIKE PODCASTS? Why not subscribe to ours? find it on Apple, Google, Spotify & Curiouscast.ca See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Nov 2

50 min 17 sec

RUOK with school assemblies? What are the most haunted places across Canada? Author Mark Leslie has written about Canada’s true ghost stories, the impact they have on their communities, and why ghost stories are  What is the difference between a politician and a public service? Newly elected Calgary city councillor Jasmine Mian joins the show  and highlights why Canadians are feeling frustrated with federal governments and the big things that can happen at the municipal level. HEY, DO YOU LIKE PODCASTS? Why not subscribe to ours? find it on Apple, Google, Spotify & Curiouscast.ca See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Nov 1

54 min 20 sec

RUOK with trees? How do you tell a good scary story? Canadian Horror Novelist Craig Davidson shares his secrets on how to tell the most engaging and terrifying stories. It’s amazing insight into how people use horror to tell a good story.  Edgar Wright, the man behind Shaun of the dead is back with Last Night in Soho. Steve Stebbing reviews the director’s first horror film. Stebbing dives into more horror movies and some that are not-so-spooky.  HEY, DO YOU LIKE PODCASTS? Why not subscribe to ours? find it on Apple, Google, Spotify & Curiouscast.ca See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Oct 29

57 min 51 sec

RUOK with Game Shows? What’s it like to launch a rocket from space? A company is looking to create a space market in northern Manitoba! Why? Andrew C. Ferreira has the answers and the best names for rockets ever.  If you have ever wanted to get into gaming, now is your chance! Blaine Kyllo reviews the video game adaptation of Marvel’s Guardians of The Galaxy and tells us why it’s a great game for beginners and veterans. HEY, DO YOU LIKE PODCASTS? Why not subscribe to ours? find it on Apple, Google, Spotify & Curiouscast.ca See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Oct 28

53 min 33 sec

Chris Gilbert has some exciting news! Our good friend is getting married. He gives us some stories about his upcoming trip to Okinawa and more personal stories. Plus, why Japan’s royal family is going through some royal drama, all thanks to a ponytail. Some Elephants are not growing Tusks! Is this Evolution to avoid poaching or something more complicated? Shane dives into the research with Robert Pringle, a professor of Ecology, biodiversity, and conservation at Princeton University.      Could a common sleep disorder explain all the things that go bump in the night? Greg Fish dives into the science behind our paranormal hunches. Plus, is being scared on Halloween actually good for our brains? HEY, DO YOU LIKE PODCASTS? Why not subscribe to ours? find it on Apple, Google, Spotify & Curiouscast.ca See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Oct 27

1 hr 10 min

RUOK with license plates?  Does bitcoin have anything in common with gambling? Adam O’Brien with Bitcoinwell tells us more about the buy and sell part of the cryptocurrency and advice on if investing in bitcoin makes sense for you. Handy Andy is inspiring us to get fit with his Jump-Rope playlist. Andy Baryer takes a looks at revolutionary new ways to farm and high-tech animal feed. Plus, is amazon working on a smart toilet that can analyze your bathroom breaks?   HEY, DO YOU LIKE PODCASTS? Why not subscribe to ours? find it on Apple, Google, Spotify & Curiouscast.ca See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Oct 26

59 min 43 sec

RUOK with Metallica? Mike Hall of Rust Valley Restorers has sold hundreds of cars! Shane chats with Mike about what pushed him to sell some of his treasures and some teases for season 4 of the hit show! Ryan breaks down all the updates and new details into the case of the accidental shooting involving Alec Baldwin on a movie set. We lighten the mood with some English people with amazing accents. Plus a salute to James Michael Tyler, who played Gunther on friends. HEY, DO YOU LIKE PODCASTS? Why not subscribe to ours? find it on Apple, Google, Spotify & Curiouscast.ca See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Oct 25

44 min 10 sec

Do you struggle to pick up the phone to make a call? Author S. Bear Bergman has 5 tips on how you can make phone calls so much easier and actually pleasant! Human interaction mode has never been easier. Steve Stebbing just left the movie theatre and finally reviews the highly anticipated Dune. Steve raves about the sci-fi epic before getting into more big releases from Wes Anderson, Disney, and more!  We quickly review the Edge of Tomorrow before our Halloween-themed Av Club! The spooky version of the Tiny Wheel selects The Evil Dead 2 for our movie to watch!  Alec Baldwin shot and killed a cinematographer on a movie set. Ryan breaks down what we know. Plus, a look at how Viking slanted in Canada and the new Uncharted movie! HEY, DO YOU LIKE PODCASTS? Why not subscribe to ours? find it on Apple, Google, Spotify & Curiouscast.ca See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Oct 22

1 hr 2 min

What’s best for Canada amidst this energy crisis? Dan McTeague with Canadians for affordable energy weighs in. He highlights Canadian energy’s impact on the world and how to support the industry.  Ruok with beauty pageants or turkeys that can gobble on command? Facebook is getting a makeover! On ICYMI, Ryan highlights how Facebook is planning to change its name and build a so-called “metaverse.” Also, the Wiggles are hosting an Adults-only concert tour. Yes, you read that right. HEY, DO YOU LIKE PODCASTS? Why not subscribe to ours? find it on Apple, Google, Spotify & Curiouscast.ca See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Oct 21

57 min 25 sec

How is Nasa planning to protect the world from asteroids? Hint: It sounds like the plot of a Michael Bay movie. Greg fish takes a look at that and a mysterious signal at the center of our galaxy Chris Gilbert is back with the most in-depth look at the honkademic! Chris shares how the government wants car horns to be replaced with music! Ruok with the Balloon world cup? HEY, DO YOU LIKE PODCASTS? Why not subscribe to ours? find it on Apple, Google, Spotify & Curiouscast.ca See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Oct 20

54 min 5 sec

We speak with Andrea Van Vugt, an advocate for Canadians with disabilities. She shares her experiences living with disabilities and how we can create helpful conversations surrounding disability.  Ruok with runaway u-hauls, Zebras, or a camel milk cappuccino? How does equalization impact Canadians, and does it need to be adjusted? Trevor Tombe, an economist with the University of Calgary, helps us understand the hard facts behind equalization and tells us what the real problem is. HEY, DO YOU LIKE PODCASTS? Why not subscribe to ours? find it on Apple, Google, Spotify & Curiouscast.ca See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Oct 19

1 hr

Ruok with a Weiner dog biting a guitarist’s hand or falling asleep behind the automated wheel of a Tesla? We ask listeners what the oldest thing in their house is. We share stories of the cool items we have, and so do listeners! And In Case You Missed It, Ryan loses his mind over the new Batman movie trailer! Plus, a look at how a Canadian city is giving residents money to buy e-bikes and why a man would do anything to protect his Supra. HEY, DO YOU LIKE PODCASTS? Why not subscribe to ours? find it on Apple, Google, Spotify & Curiouscast.ca See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Oct 18

39 min 26 sec

RUOK with opposing views? Can you undo anything on the internet? Jesse Miller, a social media expert with Mediated Reality, tells us why the internet stores everything you post. He also gives us tips on how to set up internet boundaries for your kids. A call from Bill in Hamilton.  Halloween Kills is here, and Steve Stebbing says it’s killer! Our film critic Steve Stebbing reviews the latest installment in the Halloween franchise, just in time for...Halloween. Plus, a look at Ridley Scotts The Last Duel and big Blu-Ray releases!   HEY, DO YOU LIKE PODCASTS? Why not subscribe to ours? find it on Apple, Google, Spotify & Curiouscast.ca See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Oct 15

51 min 35 sec

RUOK with Mountain Dew Energy expert and former Liberal Mp Dan Mcteague is back as gas prices stay sky-high. He gets into how we can use oil and gas to bridge the gap to get to more affordable and reliable green energy.   We kick off the Technological World by diving into a conversation about if it’s okay for video games to be hard! A new Metroid game is so tough people want it to be easier. HEY, DO YOU LIKE PODCASTS? Why not subscribe to ours? find it on Apple, Google, Spotify & Curiouscast.ca See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Oct 14

1 hr

Chris Gilbert is back with a roster of crazy stories from around the world! He dives into his frustrations with having an anti-vaxer in his family. We also chat about adorable new panda pups and an update on Tennis Player Andy Murray, Chris Gilbert’s greatest foe. Canada’s music expert Alan Cross tells us the definitive story of how the Beatles broke up and Canada’s role in it. Shane and Alan dive into the biggest bad breakups of all time. How do you solve Facebook’s problems? Greg Fish joins the show to share his thoughts on why he thinks Facebook is out of control and what could come next for the platform and the internet altogether.  HEY, DO YOU LIKE PODCASTS? Why not subscribe to ours? find it on Apple, Google, Spotify & Curiouscast.ca See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Oct 13

57 min 27 sec

RUOK with Peanut Butter? NASA wants to shoot a rocket at an asteroid like a dart on a dartboard. Andrew C Ferreira takes a look at Nasa’s first planetary defence mission! Plus, why the sun barfing makes our skies beautiful. Handy Andy inspires a wave of new Shift fans on Facebook! We chat about his upcoming Indian wedding. He also dives into four ways to protect your packages from Porch-Pirates this holiday season.  HEY, DO YOU LIKE PODCASTS? Why not subscribe to ours? find it on Apple, Google, Spotify & Curiouscast.ca See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Oct 12

53 min 2 sec

RUOK With Cats? Canadian Gold medal decathlon athlete Damian Warner joins The Shift! He shares his journey to Olympic gold in Tokyo, his nomination to Canada’s Walk of Fame, and what it’s like being married to another Olympic athlete! We also dive into how he plans to eat this Thanksgiving. James Bond is back in No Time to Die, and it’s FINALLY here! Steve Stebbing reviews Daniel Craig’s final outing as James Bond and looks at more movies to check out this weekend. HEY, DO YOU LIKE PODCASTS? Why not subscribe to ours? find it on Apple, Google, Spotify & Curiouscast.ca   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Oct 8

49 min 25 sec

RUOK with getting gas? We look at why gas prices are soaring to record highs in Canada with Energy Expert Dan McTeague. He highlights the potential impacts of a Line 5 shutdown, why coal is still an important part of energy, and how Canadians can get more upbeat about Canada’s future. Far Cry 6, one of this year’s biggest games, is here! Blaine Kyllo has a review just for you! Blaine also digs into Diablo 2: Resurrected and the last character for Super Smash Bros!  HEY, DO YOU LIKE PODCASTS? Why not subscribe to ours? find it on Apple, Google, Spotify & Curiouscast.ca   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Oct 7

1 hr

RUOK with Spending money? The pandora papers have revealed how the richest people in Canada and the world are using tax havens to protect their money. Michael Smart, professor of Economics at the University of Toronto, joins The Shift to tell us how tax havens work and why they are contributing to income inequality.  Does Mercury retrograde actually impact your day-to-day life? Dave Scott shares his skepticism on the topic and dives into one of the biggest Canadian UFO stories in recent memory.  HEY, DO YOU LIKE PODCASTS? Why not subscribe to ours? find it on Apple, Google, Spotify & Curiouscast.ca See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Oct 6

58 min 58 sec

Handy Andy is back with miraculous news about his community garden! Plus, how that garden and others like it can bring communities together.  Social media expert Jesse Miller helps us understand the impacts the Facebook outage and others like it have on small businesses. We dive into other exposed vulnerabilities. Was your personal information at risk during the Facebook outage? Hank the Hacker, with Centurion Cyber Defence, highlights why the outage isn’t a big deal, but it does highlight very unsettling things about Facebook. HEY, DO YOU LIKE PODCASTS? Why not subscribe to ours? find it on Apple, Google, Spotify & Curiouscast.ca See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Oct 5

51 min 14 sec

Jawn Jang introduces Shiftheads to guest producer Cory by playing the Compass game.  The Shift crew discuss the various James Bond movie themes and try to decide what the greatest Bond Theme of all time is.  RUOK with bad haircuts? HEY, DO YOU LIKE PODCASTS? Why not subscribe to ours? find it on Apple, Google, Spotify & Curiouscast.ca See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Oct 4

40 min 4 sec

RUOK with Eminem's Mom's Spaghetti? What about Haunted house actor taking Method acting to the extreme?  How are fundraisers impacting reconciliation in Canada? Steve Sxwithul'txw, a residential school survivor and Go Fund Me campaign manager updates us on the progress being made with his campaign for reconciliation. Plus, what he's asking from Canadians on the first National day for Truth and Reconciliation.  Greg fish is back to dive into why your genes rarely determine your fate. Jawn and Greg discuss why the question of nature vs. nurture may never be settled when it comes to humans. Plus, a look at the dangers of eugenics. HEY, DO YOU LIKE PODCASTS? Why not subscribe to ours? find it on Apple, Google, Spotify & Curiouscast.ca See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Sep 30

51 min 3 sec

Guest host Jawn Jang asks RUOK with getting intimate? Some might say "strengthening your relationship?" Jim Hughson, the voice of Hockey Night in Canada and a Canadian broadcasting legend is stepping away from the mic after 40 years. We take a look at his incredible career and Jim shares insight into how to e the best play-by-play announcer.  On ICYMI Ryan O'Donnell details a rare find invloving John Lennon and James Corden made the BTS army very angry.  HEY, DO YOU LIKE PODCASTS? Why not subscribe to ours? find it on Apple, Google, Spotify & Curiouscast.ca See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Sep 27

41 min 53 sec

Steve Stebbing walks the crew through what’s new in theatres. Ryan and Steve nerd all the way out over Star Wars-Visions. RUOK with an advertisement in an advertisement? How about accidental stunt crashes and making fudge with a gravestone that was never yours to begin with? Ryan does his best southern drawl to get the Shiftheads ready to giddy up to the AV club this week because we’re doing westerns! The tiny wheel has spoken and we’re watching The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly! RUOK with an advertisement in an advertisement? How about accidental stunt crashes and making fudge with a gravestone that was never yours to begin with? Andrew Ferreira tells us about SPACE! Tesla and SpaceX are sending people up into the clouds and it’s getting closer for us normies to go too (not too close though). Also in some ways it’s easier for Tesla to navigate space than a street. HEY, DO YOU LIKE PODCASTS? Why not subscribe to ours? find it on Apple, Google, Spotify & Curiouscast.ca See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Sep 24

56 min 45 sec

Chris Gilbert joins the show for the Roast of Ryan O’Donnell’s music taste! He takes on a tour of the world with some crazy stories, including a bizarre black market in New Zealand and how an Air BnB turned a guest away for liking heavy metal.  Former Liberal MP Dan McTeague gives us his post-election reaction. He dives into what’s next for the liberal party and what parliament might look like soon. It looks like we have a contender for the best video game of the year! Blaine Kyllo gives a raving review of Deathloop, the mind-bending action game from Bethesda.  Blaine looks at some big mobile games and the best ways to play on your phone. HEY, DO YOU LIKE PODCASTS? Why not subscribe to ours? find it on Apple, Google, Spotify & Curiouscast.ca See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Sep 23

59 min 16 sec

 We get optimistic about all the promises the new liberal minority government has made for their mandate. The future is looking bright Canadians! Greg fish wants you to turn your nerdy dial up to 11! Fish highlights how science fiction has had a massive impact on real-world science and technology. He says embracing the power of sci-fi can push humanity to new heights...in outer space.   Also, on ICYMI with Ryan O'Donnell he gets into a few crazy tic tok mashups featuring the Earth Wind and Fire song September, and a very expensive digital hoodie purchase for your kids to make! HEY, DO YOU LIKE PODCASTS? Why not subscribe to ours? find it on Apple, Google, Spotify & Curiouscast.ca See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Sep 22

46 min 44 sec

RUOK with Fairs? Cause you won't believe this one in Kansas.  CKNW Host and Former BC Liberal MLA Jas Johal joined The Shift to talk about the results of the Canadian Federal Election and the future of federal politics moving forward. We escape the election chat for just a minute to chat with Handy Andy! Andy dives into an update for IOS that lets you facetime your friends who use Android! Plus, more IOS features and how China is trying to curb smartphone addictions by limiting how long kids can stay on the app.  HEY, DO YOU LIKE PODCASTS? Why not subscribe to ours? find it on Apple, Google, Spotify & Curiouscast.ca See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Sep 21

48 min 38 sec

We discuss the Top 500 songs of all time according to Rolling Stone and perhaps how we would arrange the songs differently if given the chance! The Shift Election Nasty tracker has a final total for each of the party leaders! RUOK with strong liquor?  On ICYMI Ryan gives an update on the ongoing drama surrounding Jeopardy! HEY, DO YOU LIKE PODCASTS? Why not subscribe to ours? find it on Apple, Google, Spotify & Curiouscast.ca See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Sep 20

46 min 29 sec

Our Donald Trump impersonator claims victory in the election, while Shane gives him some public speaking advice.  It looks like we need to get used to paying more at the grocery store. Dr. Food expert Sylvain Charlebois is back on the shift to update us on why prices are soaring and how the pandemic is changing the way Canadians eat.  We review The Shift AV clubs pick of the week, Ferris Bueller’s Day off! Ryan raves about this movie before the rest of the guys chime in.  HEY, DO YOU LIKE PODCASTS? Why not subscribe to ours? find it on Apple, Google, Spotify & Curiouscast.ca See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Sep 17

40 min 10 sec

RUOK With Nicki Minaj?  The election is starting to get nasty! Former Liberal MP Dan McTeague shares his insight on the tone of this election and why inflation needs to be tackled by the government. Playstation just announced all the video games! Blaine Kyllo highlights the amazing announcements, including a new Wolverine game and a sequel to God of War! He dives into all the announcements from the Playstation showcase and more! HEY, DO YOU LIKE PODCASTS? Why not subscribe to ours? find it on Apple, Google, Spotify & Curiouscast.ca See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Sep 16

58 min 40 sec

RUOK with Halloween? Shane isn't... What’s it like to write about Canadian politics to Americans? J.J. McCullough, a columnist with The Washington Post and Youtuber gives us his insight on the federal election. Plus, how can we get Canadians to have better political conversations? If you want to save the world, you should just take it easy and have a nap! Greg fish is back to share why her minimalist lifestyle can be amazing for the future of humanity. HEY, DO YOU LIKE PODCASTS? Why not subscribe to ours? find it on Apple, Google, Spotify & Curiouscast.ca See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Sep 15

54 min 45 sec