October 20, 2017: My top 3 Ottawa Today interview picks from this week

1. Scott Thompson, actor and comedian

Scott Thompson, actor and comedian, joins me to promote his show at Yuk Yuk’s Comedy Club in Ottawa, October 20-21. He explains how his journey with cancer prompted him to follow a career in comedy and is even thinking about recording a comedy album. Listen to his story here.

2. Eric Alper, SiriusXM Host

Eric Alper joins me to discuss the life, music and activism of Gord Downie. As he mourns along with the rest of Canada, Alper explains how Downie’s work has influenced the music industry and politics due to his passion for Indigenous issues. Listen to the full interview here.

3. John Shannon, Sportscaster

Sportsnet's John Shannon talks about the return of the Sens captain Erik Karlsson. With Karlsson leading the way once again, Shannon believes that the Sens have an even better chance this season. Listen to this segment.

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