Ep 04: You’re Fired!

Ian & Scott are joined by Micah to discuss all things politics, both in BC and across the Canada. In this episode they discuss the firing of the Vancouver School Board, reactions to the third US presidential debate, the Supreme Court of Canada appointment, new BC leadership candidates for the federal Conservatives and NDP, Trudeau’s backing away from electoral reform and a bridge to the sunshine coast.

Buckle in, this is a long one. And apologies for the lower sound quality on this one, we had to record over Skype and using our b-studio.


Ep 03: Trumpster Fires

Ian & Scott delve into a post second presidential debate review even as the Trump campaign meltdown shows no signs of abating. They also respond to some of the feedback on carbon pricing, the state of the Conservative Party of Canada’s leadership race, Uber’s lobbying the BC government, Trudeau’s Bombardier Bailout, the Tsawwassen Mills chaos, an update on CETA the Canada-EU free trade deal, falling Vancouver house prices and the start of the next election campaigns in Yukon and Sechelt.

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Ep 02: Green Shift 2.0 – Shift Harder

Ian and Scott delve into the Trudeau government’s announcement that there will be a price on carbon. How did the provinces react and what does it mean for BC? Plus: What can you learn from a nomination meeting? What’s the point in having a politics podcast if the legislature isn’t sitting? What’s going on at the Vancouver School board? Is there any universe where taxing developers will help solve the housing crisis? Fun with flags and more on PolitiCoast.


Ep 01: Band-aids on gaping flesh wounds

In the first episode of PolitiCoast, Scott and Ian discuss the motivations for the podcast, the approval of the Pacific Northwest LNG project and the latest in the Vancouver housing story and efforts to regulate a solution. In their quick takes they discuss the fallout from the first US presidential debate, the Green Party of BC’s decision to no longer accept corporate or union donations, a Richmond city council policy to mandate English on bus shelter ads and the BC NDP’s announcement that it will campaign on a $10/day childcare program.

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Ep 00: The NAFTA Debate

Ian and Scott are joined by Trevor for a special teaser episode of PolitiCoast. Tonight’s commentary is focused solely on the first US Presidential Debate. Which Trump showed up? Did Hillary have the stamina? And why are we still talking about NAFTA in 2016?

Check back later this week for the first official episode of PolitiCoast.

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