Category: Podcast

  • Ep 18: RIP Electoral Reform

    Our first segment: Ding dong, electoral reform is dead. We all sort of expected a long, slow process, but Trudeau seems to have given it a compassionate assisted death (which is legal now). Will this egregious promise breaking bite the Liberals? Was there possibly a more unceremonious way they could have killed this? In our…

  • Ep 17: Alternative electoral reform

    What has the first week of Trump’s presidency meant for Canada? Did the government’s MyDemocracy.ca survey find anything useful? It’s time for another edition of PolitiCoast! Links Tieleman on Clark vs Trump Ipsos Conservative Party leadership poll MyDemocracy.ca report FairVote Canada response to report Internal trade deal to be announced BC Supreme Court refuses to hear…

  • Ep 16: The O’Leary Factor

    Sick of President Trump already? Let’s talk about who everyone’s calling Canada’s Trump instead: Kevin O’Leary! Yes, he’s finally entered the Conservative Party leadership race, but will he get eaten in the shark tank? Next, a real newspaper – The New York Times even – noticed BC politics. Will their expose on BC’s “Kafkaesque” fundraising…

  • Ep 15: Trudeau’s friends with benefits

    Trudeau shuffles his cabinet to to get burned by the Washington dumpster fire. The Prime Minister’s ethics are questioned after revelations of a secret vacation with a family friend, the Aga Khan who also runs a nonprofit receiving government funding. The Prime Minister’s flight to the island on Khan-Air likely broke the Conflict of Interest…

  • Ep 14: Fall Finale

    Ian and Scott share their thoughts on events of 2016 and what they will be watching for in 2017. Topics discussed include: Trump Brexit Rise of the Alt Right Trudeau’s First Year Federal Leadership Races BC 2017 Election For the final segment of the year, podcast recommendations: Canada: CBC The House Macleans On The Hill…

  • Ep 13: Make ethics great again

    Fundraising scandals continue to plague the Trudeau Liberals, particularly as new controversy surrounds the Trudeau Foundation. Next, Micah calls in to add a legal take on BC NDP leader John Horgan’s claim that the federal government would have to invoke the notwithstanding clause to force the Kinder Morgan Pipeline through. Then we take another look…