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Ep 106: Back to the Leg ft Shannon Waters

BC Today’s Shannon Waters joins us again to talk about the first week back in the legislature this fall, the province’s big LNG announcement and USMCA.

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Intro song: British Columbia by Serge Plotnikoff

Links

Segment 2: This is the good pipeline
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This is the single best day of my professional life. Way back in 2011, we began this work – to bring LNG – a brand new…

Posted by Christy Clark on Tuesday, October 2, 2018
Christy Clark reacts

Segment 3: You get to trade with the USMCA
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Quick takes
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Ep 105: David Eby for the record

We speak to Attorney General David Eby

Ep 104: All smoke and no stores

The Conservatives gain a new MP through a surprise floor crossing from the Liberals. BC is going to have one single cannabis store open on October 17 but you’ll have to drive to Kamloops to visit it. But first, we respond to feedback around Doug Ford’s decision to invoke the notwithstanding clause (and why it’s off the table again).

Ep 103: It’s not the people’s People’s Party

Maxime Bernier’s launched his new party: The People’s Party of Canada and everyone’s already made the requisite PP jokes. Meanwhile in Ontario a court ruling invalidated Doug Ford’s attempt to halve the size of Toronto’s City Council, so naturally he is invoking the Notwithstanding Clause to overrule the courts. And one former BC premier decided to weigh in with her thoughts on the matter.

Everything is seriously normal in Canadian politics.

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Links

Segment 1: Maxime unveils his PP

Segment 2: If at first you don’t succeed, invoke Section 33
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Quick takes
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Ep 102: We’re not international trade experts

We check in on Canada’s desperate attempts to save NAFTA and how BC’s paper industry narrowly avoided massive US tariffs.

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Links/Notes

Segment 1: Putting the No in North American Free Trade Agreement

There’s plenty of coverage of NAFTA out there and it’s changing constantly. Here are just a couple links we relied on or referred to.

Quick takes
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