Month: September 2017

  • Ep 54: More leadership races means more content

    We have candidates but we don’t have an agreed hashtag yet, so can we really call it a leadership race? In any case, Scott phones this one in (literally from Kingston) in a shorter episode looking at the initial state of the BC Liberal leadership race and a roundup of usual quick-takes. Remember to check […]

  • Ep 53: John’s allowance

    Big corporate money is out and big government money is in for BC politics. But is John Horgan’s allowance for political parties a good or bad thing? Ian & Scott debate it out. Then Ian speaks with BC Civil Liberties Association Executive Director Josh Paterson about efforts to reform BC’s justice system. And our usual […]

  • DD 03: NDP Leadership Race

    Our Deep Dive look at the NDP leadership race. Make sure to go back to Episode 45 for our interview with Niki Ashton and the clip on Patreon from the Burnaby JagMeet & Greet. Links NDP Leadership page including videos Charlie Angus Niki Ashton Guy Caron Jagmeet Singh iPolitics/Mainstreet poll on race ($)

  • Ep 52: Tedds takes on the budget update

    The BC NDP has released its budget update, so we brought back Prof Lindsay Tedds to bring a tax-economics eye to the discussion. Plus our usual quicktakes. Links The budget update @LindsayTedds Campaign finance bill coming next week Parks commissioner wants to ban balloons Vision calls out NPA candidate’s hypocrisy on development

  • Ep 51: Betrayal!

    The Legislature is back in session and we’ve already seen sparks fly – within the BC Liberal party! Plus we check in on the state of the Vancouver byelections with a who’s who of the candidates in the race. Thanks to University of Victoria’s School of Public Administration for coming on board as our first […]

  • Ep 50: The Live Show!

    Ep 50: The Live Show!

    Our live show turned into an extended edition! In the first forty minutes, we talk to political scientist David Moscrop about the ongoing John A MacDonald naming controversies and the NDP leadership race. In the remainder of the show, we welcome the crew of Pod Keep Our Land to talk about the BC Liberals leadership […]