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Ep 63: Justin McElroy kills your nostalgia

From the federal and municipal governments we get housing plans upon housing plans, but how do they stack up? Then, we chat with Justin McElroy about how he decided to pit all Canadian TV against one another and whether Kids in the Hall or Mr Dressup will be crowned the best we can provide as a country.

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Segment 1: Housing policies

Segment 2: Justin McElroy Canadian TV Bracket
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Quick takes
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Ep 62: Underway with challenges

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau released his report card on how he thinks he’s doing. Prof Lindsay Tedds joins us again to dive into the MSP Task Force and we come back to the TPP and Peacekeeping.

Buy tickets to CANADALAND Commons live show taping for Friday, November 17 at 6:30 PM. Check out our Twitter to find out where we’ll be after the show.

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Segment 1: Underway with challenges

Segment 2: Lindsay Tedds and the MSP Task Force
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Quick takes
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Ep 60: Stephen Carter rants

Stephen Carter, former co-host of The Strategists podcast and president of QED Marketing Inc, joins us in Vancouver to rant about Alberta politics.

Ep 59: The Vancouver Special

The BC Utilities Commission has delivered its verdict on the state of the Site C Dam. Why Vancouver needs electoral reform with Keith Poore of 123Vancouver and our interview with newly minted councillor Hector Bremner. Find the full interviews on our Patreon

Congrats Lindsay Tedds (our premier sponsor) on your appointment as chair of the MSP elimination task force!

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Segment 1: Plan B for Site C

Segment 2: Keith Poore – 123 Vancouver
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Segment 3: Hector Bremner
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Quick takes
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Ep 58: David King’s IDEA for Alberta education

Bill Morneau has a bit of good news this week as he announces smaller than projected deficits, which means the Liberals can continue spending on new and expanded programs.

Then we speak to former Alberta Education Minister David King about his new petition for a referendum to end the separate Catholic school system in that province.

Plus an extra dose of quick takes from Vancouver, BC and Canadian political news.

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Segment 1: Bill’s Tricks and Treats

Segment 2: David King has an IDEA
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Quick takes
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