The Point (radio show)

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The Point
Country Canada
Language(s) English
Home station CBC Radio One
Hosted by Aamer Haleem
Air dates 29 September 2008 to 26 June 2009
No. of series 1

The Point was a Canadian radio program, which aired weekday afternoons on CBC Radio One. Hosted by Aamer Haleem, the program presented a mix of current affairs and lifestyle interviews and panel discussions.

Each day's episode also featured two guest "Point People", who participated with Haleem in further discussion on the topics raised by the program's main segments. Point People featured on the show have included journalists Jacqueline Hennessy, Fiona Forbes, Michael Hlinka, Simi Sara and Victor Dwyer, political strategist Tasha Kheiriddin, writers Kevin Patterson and Heather Mallick, and Sarnia mayor Mike Bradley.

The Point was cancelled by the CBC after one season as part of cost-cutting measures. Its final show aired on 26 June 2009.[1][2]


  1. ^ "CBC cuts hit news, drama, sports, radio". CBC News. 26 March 2009. Retrieved 2009-09-29. 
  2. ^ Quill, Greg (27 March 2009). "CBC cutbacks swing a wide axe". Toronto Star. Retrieved 2009-09-29. 

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