Month: March 2018

  • Ep 79: “Shoot the mayor in the head and burn down houses” – A look at Nanaimo politics

    Carole James announces updates to the speculation tax that will see fewer people charged less tax but it will raise the same amount of money. Then we dive into Nanaimo politics with Jesse Woodward to find out why a city councillor was charged with assault and a city manager was charged with uttering threats. Finally, […]

  • Ep 78: The new LNG champion

    The BC NDP announced a wave of new LNG subsidies to try to do what the Clark Liberals couldn’t: Make LNG work in BC. Then BC has a connection to the Facebook/Cambridge Analytica data breach. Plus quick takes on polls and new gun laws (and more). We didn’t obsessively monitor Twitter enough this week so […]

  • Cambie Report Ep 01: Elections are weird

    Note: This is the first episode of Cambie Report, the new Vancouver Politics podcast featuring Ian from PolitiCoast, and Patrick and Matthew from Pod Keep Our Land. Enjoy the first episode and if you like it, leave a review on iTunes and subscribe at In the first full episode of Cambie Report, Ian Bushfield […]

  • Ep 77: Horgan blocks World Cup bid

    John Horgan’s NDP effectively killed Vancouver’s chance to be a part of the 2026 FIFA World Cup: Was it an epic save or an own goal? Then we follow up last week’s conversation with a look at the results of the Ontario PC leadership contest. It was a mess and Doug Ford won. Check out […]

  • Ep 76: What the heck Ontario?

    John Michael McGrath of TVO’s The Agenda on Politics joins us to break down what the heck has been going on in Ontario politics for the past couple weeks as we careen toward the Ontario PC Leadership race this weekend. Then BC Today’s Shannon Waters talks about what it’s like covering the BC Legislature and […]

  • Ep 75: We budgeted more time for budgets

    We heard you liked our last episode on the BC budget so we followed it up with even more budget takes! We start with more followup reactions to the BC Budget before diving into the federal government’s Equality + Growth 2018 Budget. Plus a few quick takes and we close off with our picks for […]