Ep 75: We budgeted more time for budgets

We heard you liked our last episode on the BC budget so we followed it up with even more budget takes! We start with more followup reactions to the BC Budget before diving into the federal government’s Equality + Growth 2018 Budget. Plus a few quick takes and we...

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Municipal Election Announcement

Hi everyone, Scott de Lange Boom here with a special announcement. I will be running for Vancouver City Council and will be seeking the NPA’s nomination. I wanted to give our loyal listeners the news first. It is because of our listeners and patreon supporters that this show has...

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Ep 74: Baby’s first budget

Ian’s note: The title for this episode was meant as a (weak) joke about the BC NDP’s Childcare plan (it puts babies first, get it?), and not in anyway an attempt to undermine the credibility of Finance Minister Carole James or any women in politics. I’m sorry for this...

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Ep 73: An affordable throne

The BC NDP’s spring Throne Speech aimed to quell anxiety over unaffordable housing but how much substance did it contain? The BC Liberals won the Kelowna West byelection in one of the least exciting races to date. And Micah calls in to give us the update on how the...

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Ep 72: Wine pipelines

A BC politics heavy podcast this week: The BC Liberals have a new leader but how much is he just like the old leaders? Alberta stops importing BC wines after BC puts a moratorium on diluted bitumen shipments, prompting Scott to have an aneurysm. We check in on how...

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Ep 71: Lieutenant Governoring the youth

Ian flies solo for this week’s short edition. First he talks with Ranil Prasad about the Vancouver Youth Parliament, then some follow up on more political fallout from allegations harassment across Canada. Finally, some quick takes and a look at the #bestofbcpoli. This week’s music: Once you know by Michael...

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