Category: Podcast

  • Ep 08: Supreme Court Smackdown

    A bonus long weekend episode with a focus just on BC & Canada! Ian and Scott discuss the Conservative Party Leadership Debate, the BCTF vs BC Government Supreme Court of Canada verdict, PEI’s electoral reform vote and the new spill response plan for the west coast. Additional links: Five things you need to know on […]

  • Ep 07: The Darkest Timeline

    Scott and Ian share their thoughts on the recent US Election and the implications for BC and Canada. Warning there is a lot of swearing. The Data Behind Trump’s Win – The Globe and Mail 2016 US Election Results by state 2012 US Election Results by state BC/CAN-USA Trade info [pdf] The left vs. a carbon […]

  • Ep 06: Doubling down on deficits

    The Trudeau government has doubled down on deficits in its latest fiscal update. Ian & Scott look into what’s in the document and what it means. Next, it’s been a year since Trudeau took office. What have they accomplished and what is the state of Canada’s opposition parties? Finally, in the quick takes, we look […]

  • DD 01: Electoral Reform

    DD 01: Electoral Reform

    Ian and Scott sit down with Jackie from Leadnow to discuss electoral reform in the first of our monthly Deep Dive episodes where we examine a single topic in detail. We examine the current reform efforts in Canada, the systems under consideration and other tweaks for how Canadians vote. The Liberals promised in their 2015 […]

  • Ep 05: 99 Red Walloons

    Did the Canada-Europe trade just get torpedoed by an obscure region of Belgium? Wallonia is being blamed by Canada’s Minister on International Trade for making agreement on the CETA deal impossible. With the Conservatives throwing mad shade, what will the Liberals do on the trade file? Also, Michael Chong presents his democratic reform proposals, which […]

  • 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 […]