Rob Snow

The Addendum to the Radio Show

The host of The Rob Snow Show on 1310 News

June 26, 2018

They're demolishing the high school.

The hospital is next to go in this little corner of Canadian solitude. 

My father went to that high school. So did I, although it was a junior high school back in those days. My father's graduating class had more than a thousand...

June 13, 2018

Pop quiz. 

Think back to your younger, poorer days. Could you have afforded a two-bedroom apartment when you were working for the minimum wage?

In my dreams!

Meet the new and improved poverty indicator, the two-bedroom wage test. So long living wage. I barely knew ya....

June 9, 2018

We should refrain from attempts to reconcile. 

In the last week, two supreme talents left us. A third revealed he is near the end.

Kate Spade, Anthony Bourdain and Charles Krauthammer.

Clinical depression doesn't care about your bank account. It matters not if you live on...

June 8, 2018

Mike Harris and Bob Rae.

Their names came up so often during the Ontario election campaign, you'd think they were running for office. 

It's time to add the name of another ghost, one more ex-Premier who can haunt elections for decades to come: Dalton McGuinty.

It appears...

May 16, 2018


It's one of the signature programs of the Wynne government. Behind the curtain, doctors are grumbling.

OHIP+ is Ontario's child and youth pharmacare program. It's an expansion of the Ontario Drug Benefit, covering people up until their 25th birthday. It's sup...

May 15, 2018

Score one for the skeptics.

Those who questioned the wisdom of hiking the minimum wage so much, so fast are winning the debate, so far. The minimum wage is up and part time jobs are disappearing. 

Five month ago The Bank of Canada warned hig...

May 9, 2018

Premier Wynne is losing sleep. Her insomnia was caused by a question put to her by Doug Ford in this week's debate.

"When did you lose your way?"

If she's losing sleep, she appreciates what it's been like to open a hydro bill. 

The Ontario Liberal Party has been telling a...

May 1, 2018

Truth is the first casualty of war. In Ontario politics, it's an assault on all fronts. 

PC leader, Doug Ford had his first misfire of the campaign this week. In a video leaked by the Liberals and dutifully reported by the Toronto Star, Ford said: "We will open up...

April 25, 2018

People are troubled by their hydro bill. With an election looming, the government will spare no expense to make the problem go away.

On Wall Street it was called TARP, the Troubled Asset Relief Program. In Ontario it could well be called HARP, the Hydro Ache Repayment P...

April 18, 2018

I froze.

I don't know what came over me.


I couldn't move. I tried to move. Kept on trying. Over and over again. But it was futile. And when it over I felt like a fool.

I became that which I despise, I completely failed the roundabout.

The embarrassment occurred...

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