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Get back to work!

Posted By: The Jim Richards Showgram · 10/30/2014 2:57:00 PM

ON TODAY'S SHOW

What is PM Harper's income-splitting plan and what does it mean for you?

Have the developing allegations against Jian Ghomeshi been difficult for you to handle?

The Ministry of Labour told a group of Toronto paramedics to get over their fears of Ebola and get back to work

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Two dump truck accidents on Ontario highways this week. We speak with one trucker who says he thinks he knows the reason why

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Jim Richards' Blog

Mayor Frod revealed!

Posted By: Jim Richards · 11/12/2013 4:06:00 PM

Ever wondered who is behind the popular account?I spoke with the man behind it earlier today. Not only did he reveal his identity but he's got something pretty big in common with the real mayor of Toronto.

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About Jim

Jim Richards grew up in both Montreal and Markham, Ontario.  He graduated from radio broadcasting at Loyalist College in Belleville. Jim made several radio stops across the country including Trenton, Fredericton, Halifax and Barrie where he was nominated for medium-market morning show of the year in 1990. From 1992 to 1996, Jim worked at the The Fan 590 in Toronto.  That is where he gave popular CBC TV Host George Stroumboulopoulos his first exposure as an on-air personality. 

In the summer of 1996, he left the Fan to work at Toronto Rock station Q107 and the Rock Radio Network, hosting an overnight rock music program syndicated across Canada. Jim joined NEWSTALK 1010 in 1997 and currently hosts The Jim Richards Show which airs weekdays 1pm to 4pm.  Richards' show falls under many different names like the "Showgram", "The Daytime Friendly", "The Feel-Good Edition" and "The Three Hours of Love."