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Ep 130: David Moscrop wrote a book

Recorded over beers at Big Rock Urban, we talk to friend of the pod, David Moscrop, about his new book Too Dumb For Democracy. We also look at the federal budget and the litany of news around the SNC Lavalin affair. Plus our usual quick takes.

And let us know if we should record more episodes in the pub!

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Segment 1: Too Dumb For Democracy?

Segment 2: What budget?

Segment 3: We’re not done talking about SNC

Quick takes

Ep 129: Civil asset forfeiture

The BC Government is looking to make it easier for the government to take your stuff. We talk to the BCCLA’s Counsel (Policy) Meghan McDermott about why that is bad.

Plus, another week of updates to the SNC Lavalin affair. And quick takes on Brexit and BC politics.

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Emergency Pod: Erosions of trust

Scott reacts to Trudeau’s morning press conference.

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Ep 128: No criminal behaviour, that’s the standard?

Yes, more SNC Lavalin drama as former PMO Principal Secretary Gerald Butts speaks his truth to the Justice Committee and PCO Clerk Michael Wernick returns for round two.

Then, we welcome back friend of the pod and lawyer Micah to break down the recent BC Court of Appeal ruling vindicating his prediction that the Park Board would ultimately triumph over the Vancouver Aquarium.

Plus, in BC Politics news, NDP MPs Nathan Cullen & Murray Rankin announce their retirement, former Chief Justice Beverly McLachlin is tasked with investigating the BC Legislature spending scandal and Andrew Wilkinson continues to struggle to connect with non-millionaires.

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Ep 127: Some light interference

Jody Wilson-Raybould’s explosive testimony and the results of three federal byelections