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Ep 98: Too dumb for democracy ft David Moscrop

We talk about David Moscrop’s (@David_Moscrop) upcoming book: Are we too dumb for democracy?, Jagmeet Singh’s decision to run in Burnaby South and the war of words between Saudi Arabia and Canada. Plus our usual quick takes. This episode went long so we’ve cut parts down for our main...

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Ep 97: A Fair Vote for PR ft Keith Poore

Fair Vote Canada’s Keith Poore (@KeithPoore) joins us to break down the upcoming proportional representation referendum, and what MMP and Rural Urban Proportional Representation are. Check out our partner! BC Today is the daily newsletter dedicated exclusively to BC Politics. Sign up for a free two-week trial and listen to...

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Ep 96: A premiere Premier’s Meeting

Canada’s premiers meet in New Brunswick, but did they accomplish anything? And a shooting in Toronto prompts a national outcry for gun reform. Plus quick takes on pipelines, Site C and more. Check out our partner! BC Today is the daily newsletter dedicated exclusively to BC Politics. Sign up for...

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Ep 95: Fishy business

Ian’s back from vacation so we have a full show to catch up on everything bcpoli. First, we talk all things salmon with BC Green MLA Adam Olsen. Then catching up on BC politics we look at Greyhound’s decision to pull out of Western Canada, the BC government’s labour...

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Ep 94: Sean Graham’s Dual Member Proportional

We spoke with Sean Graham, the creator of dual member proportional, one of the systems on the upcoming BC electoral reform referendum ballot. Find out more about DMP and follow @Sean_Gra Check out our partner! BC Today is the daily newsletter dedicated exclusively to BC Politics. Sign up for a free...

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Ep 93: One simple trick to solve student housing

We spoke to Patrick Meehan about a report he wrote for the Alliance of BC Students detailing a simple solution to student housing and how it’s resulting in thousands of new spaces for next to no cost to the government. Read the report here.

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