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Ep 91: Dogwood Benefits for TWU

We dive into the MSP Task Force report with Lindsay Tedds and play part of an interview with The Docket’s Michael Spratt and BC Humanist Association pro-bono counsel Wes McMillan on the Supreme Court of Canada’s TWU decision. Plus a litany of quick takes from a surprisingly busy week.

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Segment 1: A taxing Task Force

Segment 2: School’s out for TWU
at 30m40s

Quick takes
at 55m14s

Ep 90: Bernier was on a break

MLA Leonard Krog announces a run for Mayor of Nanaimo but will only resign his seat if he wins. Maxime Bernier gets kicked out of Andrew Scheer’s shadow cabinet for continuing to question supply management. And Ian speaks with the Out of Left Field crew about why the NDP can’t seem to win elections (listen to the full discussion here).

Listen to Ian’s full discussion with Out of Left Field at https://soundcloud.com/outofleftfieldpodcast (it should be available online soon).

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And apologies for the audio quality in this episode. We recorded it mostly at the Vancouver Public Library’s inspiration lab but we’re still trying to optimize their mics. Also, Scott’s fighting off allergies.

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Segment 1: Leonard Krog

Segment 2: Bern(ier)ing the sacred cows
at 11m51s

Segment 3: Why can’t the NDP win?
at 20m26s

Quick takes
at 52m05s

Ep 89: Potpourri pipelines and Ontario election hot takes

A grab-bag of bcpoli news including pipelines, electoral reform and more. Plus we end with our first reactions to the Ontario election results as they broke.

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Ep 88: Wars of trade and electoral reform

Canada and the USA go to war over steel, maple syrup and toilet paper. Meanwhile details emerge about BC’s fall electoral referendum and we check in on the state of the Ontario election with TVO’s John Michael McGrath.

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Correction from our emergency podcast:

Links

Segment 1: Trade war, what is it good for?

Segment 2: Electoral reform to the moon
at 13m22s

Segment 3: What the fuck Ontario?
at 30m32s

Quick take
at 1h0216s

  • Indigenous groups express interest in Trans Mountain pipeline

Best of BC Poli
at 1h06m35s

Emergency Podcast: Canada buys Trans Mountain pipeline

The Government of Canada announced it will drop $4.5 billion to buy the Trans Mountain Expansion Pipeline, will provide a loan to restart construction immediately and will fund the project to completion if it has to before selling it off. It’s a big deal so we brought you an emergency podcast.