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Join hosts Scott Sexsmith and Michael Friscolanti and go Inside the Village with our brand new podcast. You can check out all full length video episodes here. New episodes go live every Wednesday night. This week, Scott and Frisco sit down with a mother fighting the opioid crisis in honour of her son and a man helping lead the fight against the Bradford bypass. Look for it across the Village Media network, wherever you get your podcasts or get audio only versions here.


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Kathleen Wynne

Be sure to check out the latest episode of Up Close & Personal as Scott Sexsmith sits down with the 25th Premier of Ontario, Kathleen Wynne. Wynne retired from politics following the provincial election on June 2nd. From forming a majority government in 2014 to losing party status in 2018 to what's next for her, this conversation covers it all. For back episodes of Up Close & Personal click here.

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From the Newsroom ​​

barrie jubilee

What's in the Queen's Royal handbag? Columnist Wendy King runs down the answer and offers her thoughts on the Queen's Platinum Jubilee in this week's Everything King.

'Vote or not, everyone has the right to complain. And they do,' writes reporter Marg. Bruineman in post-election wrap-up where voter turnout was very low. 

In this bi-weekly Scene Setter column, Richard Varty chats with DOA front man Joey Keithley. 'When I’m at the (Burnaby, B.C.) council table, I have my hair combed and I’m wearing a suit, which some people don’t like, but the spirit is the same (as punk rock),' Keithley says ahead of June 15 show at The Queens.​