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Dig into Canadian politics from the best seats in the House with host Fatima Syed and our rotating roster of panelists from across the country - Celina Caesar-Chavannes, Jason Markusoff, Drew Brown, Emilie Nicolas, Jaskaran Sandhu, Murad Hemmadi, Leena Minifie, and Stuart Thomson. Stay on top of things through sharp commentary and incisive analysis. Drops every other Tuesday.
 
Roy Green’s resume is outstanding. He is a three time consecutive winner of the Canadian Association of Broadcasters national Gold Ribbon award, Canada’s most prestigious broadcast award. Listeners need not read his resume to know that Roy is a passionate advocate for the average Canadian, with an unshakable desire for justice and a deep and abiding love for his country. No wonder Roy’s show has been cited by Canada’s parliamentary newspaper as required listening for federal politicians. You ...
 
This is Vancouver’s bona fide culture and politics podcast. Hosted by Mo Amir, parse through the relevant issues with the city’s most colourful personalities. With its heart on its sleeve and caution thrown to the wind, this is a podcast that is provocative, informative, and sometimes emotional. This is VANCOLOUR
 
Policy Options is a digital magazine published by the Institute for Research on Public Policy (IRPP) in Montreal, Quebec. It features daily articles on issues of public policy by contributors from academia, research institutions, the political world, the public service and the non-profit and private sectors. We’re committed to introducing our listeners to a diversity of viewpoints on the important public policy challenges of our time. Twitter: https://twitter.com/IRPP Facebook: https://www.f ...
 
The 2020 Network, presented by Interac, is a single-subscribe podcast channel home to multiple shows dedicated to the #cdnpoli nerd in us all. The network features smart, curious, and entertaining conversations that go deeper than the headlines. Produced in-house at the Canada 2020 studios.
 
Throughout history, only 12 women have served as First Minister in Canada. Put another way: there have been more than three times as many First Ministers named ‘John,’ than there have been women. No Second Chances explores the experiences of women in politics through the lens of Canada's 12 female first ministers and their rise and fall from power. A Canada 2020 Special Project.
 
Bob Rae is bringing his experience and expertise in politics to the world of podcasting. Every week, he’ll bring a unique perspective that only he can provide as a former Premier of Ontario, and the former leader of the Federal Liberal party. He understands both provincial and federal politics deeply and will be sharing a behind the scenes view perspective. The show will help to educate the listener, beyond partisan takes and political spin.
 
CPAC Today in Politics starts each weekday in Canadian politics with the latest news headlines, a summary of topical opinions from columnists, editorialists and pundits and a preview of the day's events and activities. Hosted by veteran writer and broadcaster Mark Sutcliffe, CPAC Today in Politics provides you with the information you need to understand what's driving public policy and political decision-making and tells you what to watch for in the day ahead. This podcast is only available ...
 
One of Canada’s best political analysts, Paul Wells, sits down with leading political figures and social influencers for a conversation on the most compelling issues and news of the day. The monthly series is produced by CPAC in partnership with Maclean’s and the National Arts Centre. Maclean’s magazine senior writer Paul Wells is one of Canada’s leading political journalists. In nearly a quarter century on Parliament Hill he has covered four prime ministers and seven federal elections. His ...
 
Welcome to The Canadian Perspective! We are here to bring you the juiciest stories that you may not know about and give you our takes on the issue. Through out this podcast we will be covering primary Canadian stories but also stories from around the world. Each week you can expect a new episode and once a month an in depth special on an issue on top of the weekly schedule!
 
A new Canadian Politics podcast hosted by Christo Aivalis and Andy Borkowski. This weekly show aims to bring a left perspective to Canadian politics, media, economics, and culture that is far too lacking within mainstream print, audio, and visual media. Christo and Andy bring years of experience in both traditional and new media. Combining these experiences, along with a shared disdain with Canada’s capitalist status quo, this podcast is a must-listen for anyone who wants a Canada based on j ...
 
LAWYERED is a bi-weekly, independent podcast show that takes a critical look on Canadian legal issues. Each episode features a conversation with a different legal professional who will provide their insight on recent developments in the law.
 
This podcast is for Canadians who want lower taxes, less waste and more accountable government. We go beyond the politics to push for policies that shrink tax bills. We break exclusive news stories about government waste that aren’t covered by the media. And we enforce accountability and transparency for politicians in every political party. Join the Canadian Taxpayers Federation at taxpayer.com.
 
PrimeTime Politics is a comprehensive round-up of the day in Canadian politics, from breaking stories to developments on longstanding issues. Key moments, feature interviews, panels, in-depth analysis and more. It’s the day in an hour. Peter is one of the most well-known political journalists in Canada, a distinctive and popular personality with close to four decades as both reporter and anchor. He joined CPAC in 2001, where he began his continuing stint as host of PrimeTime Politics, CPAC’s ...
 
Criminal lawyer Michael Spratt and legal expert Emilie Taman discuss issues at the intersection of law, politics, and policy. What happens in our courts and the halls of power affects you. Feed your brain with answers to your most burning political and legal questions. Check out more at: www.michaelspratt.com And join the Docket's discord channel to chat and listen to live recordings: https://discord.gg/2TzUamZ
 
Two Canadian podcasters, Taylor and Matthew, discuss shenanigans and hijinks in Canadian politics. We also talk about high-profile Canadians, and criticize them from a leftist perspective. Whether you're a toiling MP in a rural riding, or riding high in the Red Chamber—watch out! We will probably make fun of you.
 
How aware do you think you are about your laws? Do you look up laws and sections of the IPC, and say to yourself, 'it's complicated?' Well, Know Your Kanoon is a podcast to help you inch closer to understanding the laws and your rights. As a civil, criminal and tax lawyer, Amber Rana addresses questions from listeners and gives you insights into the various implications of the laws, rights, and sections under specific circumstances. This show aims to bring clarity and awareness about the leg ...
 
In the Wrong is a podcast hosted by comedian Scott MacLean. On In the Wrong Scott has light hearted conversations with a variety of people from different backgrounds, typically focused on discussing unpopular and "dangerous" ideas on topics that many people are afraid to touch. Join Scott as he tries to make sense of this backwards, ridiculous world we live in where context doesn't matter and everything is hate speech! You can email him at scottswrong@gmail.com
 
Everywhere you look these days terrorism and violent extremism dominate the headlines. Whether you follow what is happening in Afghanistan or Iraq, or in the West writ large, we are inundated with news of attacks by groups and individuals fighting for a 'cause'.In a world of multiple voices and opinions it can be very hard to know where to turn. One choice is to look to those who actually worked in counterterrorism in the national security world. In these half-hour podcasts 30-year Canadian ...
 
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In this week's episode, Max and Cole discuss Bills C-10 and C-6 and the implications the bills have surrounding the parties and Canada itself. Lots of heavy subjects this week per usual. We have a few big announcements in the coming weeks so stay tuned. We really appreciate all of the support that you guys have given the podcast. We never expected …
 
Power & Politics for Monday, May 3rd with Ontario Parliamentary Assistant David Piccini, Ontario NDP Deputy Leader Sara Singh, Ontario Liberal House Leader John Fraser, Baylor College of Medicine’s Dr. Peter Hotez, NACI Chair Dr. Caroline Quach-Thanh, Alberta NDP Leader Rachel Notley, and the Power Panel.…
 
Politics is a nasty business and not for the faint of heart. Still there are rules and some practices should be off base. African governments say that opposition leaders are terrorists to prevent them from running for office. Borealis weighs in on this in today’s Quick Hits. Watch video version on Youtube. About the host Phil Gurski: Phil is the Pr…
 
Two members of Parliament’s Black Caucus, MP Greg Fergus and Senator Wanda Thomas Bernard, discuss what the guilty verdict in the George Floyd murder trial means for Black Canadians.Dr. Peter Juni, scientific director of Ontario’s COVID-19 Science Advisory Table, weighs in on the province’s pandemic response.And MPs Greg Fergus (Liberal), Eric Dunc…
 
On this week’s show: Canada’s ambassador to the U.S. Kirsten Hillman weighs in on Michigan’s efforts to shut down Enbridge’s Line 5 pipeline next week. CBC’s Rosemary Barton runs through PMO chief of staff Katie Telford’s testimony at the Commons defence committee. Plus: a look at Alberta’s COVID-19 crisis, the fallout from U.S. troops withdrawing …
 
A review our top stories of the week begins with a look at how Ontario's kids are doing more than a year into the pandemic. Then, Queen's Park reporters assess how the Ontario government is handling COVID-19, we look at the transition to virtual health care. Is it here to stay? And is male fertility declining worldwide? Finally, what is the provinc…
 
The spoken word artist from Scarborough has begun his two-year term as the inaugural Poet Laureate of Ontario. The post was created by Queen's Park to honour Gord Downie, musician, poet and lead singer of popular Canadian band, The Tragically Hip. Nam Kiwanuka speaks with Adjei about his new role and what it means to him. See omnystudio.com/listene…
 
What happens when the need for mental-health services for children and youth with complex and serious conditions exceeds the capacity across the province. Eastern Ontario Hub journalist Marsha McLeod and TVO.org assistant editor Ashley Okwuosa discuss their research into this issue, which includes a survey of hospitals, mental-health professionals,…
 
Members of the Commons defence committee join Martin Stringer in the wake of today’s testimony by Katie Telford, the prime minister’s chief of staff, on her handling of military misconduct allegations and what she told Justin Trudeau about the former chief of defence staff. Heritage Minister Steven Guilbeault discusses the amendments to Bill C-10 –…
 
On this episode we cover: The Manitoban Conservatives new insulting tax write-off for teachers; Tucker Carlson losing his mind over masks; India being crushed by COVID-19; the CIA's embarrasing new ad; and Extremism and Sexual Assault in the Canadian Military. Subscribe for more! Twitch - https://www.twitch.tv/thecanadianperspective Instagram - htt…
 
What the heck is going on in Alberta? Host Kathleen Petty and her guests hunt for the reasons behind political upheaval in the province during this CBC Calgary Facebook Live event. Whether it’s protest rodeos or vaccine debates, political infighting and polarization are leading to exhaustion. Is it COVID fatigue, or is something else going on? Kath…
 
Power & Politics for Friday, May 7th with Parliamentary Secretary Anita Vandenbeld, Conservative Defence Critic James Bezan, NDP Defence Critic Randall Garrison, Intergovernmental Affairs Minister Dominic LeBlanc, former interim Conservative leader Rona Ambrose, and the Power Panel.
 
We tear into Justin Trudeau not following Joe Biden in waiving Vaccine Intellectual Property rights for COVID. We also talk about Doug Ford's continued failures, and how his government killed seniors and continues to blame immigrants and foreigners for failing this province. To join our Patreon head to www.patreon.com/LeftTurnCanada and be featured…
 
A new study conducted in cooperation with SickKids hospital has found that mental health for children and teens is declining due to prolonged experience with isolation, online learning, and the general anxiety a public health crisis brings. We invite youth psychologist Sheri Turrell, child and youth psychiatrist Javeed Sukhera, and Katherine Hay, p…
 
After more than a year of collective, and for too many, personal loss, how are people coping with and getting relief from unrelenting feelings of grief? And as the numbers in this third wave continue to be troubling, and pandemic fatigue has more than set in, how can people avoid becoming inured to what is happening and remain compassionate while a…
 
For months, the Prime Minister has said that the best COVID-19 vaccine is the first one that’s offered to you. If you’ve been watching the headlines this week, that might have felt hard to square with the message brought forward by the independent body of experts offering guidance on approved vaccines (you may know them as the National Advisory Com…
 
As COVID-19 cases continue to spike in Alberta, the At Issue panel discusses the state of Premier Jason Kenney's leadership and whether Albertans, or his party, will listen to his message. Plus, the panellists unpack Ontario Premier Doug Ford's changing relationship with Ottawa and his party's latest attack ads. Rosemary Barton hosts Chantal Hébert…
 
Craig Jenne, a University of Calgary immunologist, discusses COVID-19 in Alberta and the province’s new public-health restrictions. MPs Kevin Lamoureux (Liberal), Marilyn Gladu (Conservative), and Daniel Blaikie (NDP) debate the conflict over the government’s pandemic election bill. And Yves Giroux, the parliamentary budget officer, discusses his n…
 
Recent studies raise the alarming question of the kind of dystopic scenarios about human infertility depicted in Margaret Atwood's "Handmaid's Tale," or the 2006 film, "Children of Men." Are these stories fiction or forecast? Sperm counts in men living in Western countries, according to one meta-analysis, have dropped by almost 60 per cent over the…
 
The daily COVID-19 case counts and vaccination rates in the province have become a refrain for Ontarians, but what about the numbers as they relate to mental health in the province? Will there be a surge in mental -health issues after living in a pandemic for over a year? And is the province's mental-health system up to the task? Kwame McKenzie, a …
 
News at the Top – Trudeau’s Tax Hikes If you drive a car, like to heat your home in the winter, and enjoy a cold beer on a nice sunny day, your taxes are going up, even though Prime Minister Justin Trudeau told us a few months ago that Canadians didn’t need higher taxes in the middle of the pandemic. LINK: https://globalnews.ca/news/7764150/canada-…
 
We all know that tens of thousands of people from over 100 countries went to join ISIS in 2014. The feeder nations are all over the map (literally!) but the #1 per capita was…Trinidad. Trinidad? Phil Gurski talks with UK scholar Simon Cottee who just published a book on this fascinating finding. Click here to find out more about my guest Simon Cott…
 
This week, Amber is joined by Shivoham, fitness coach to some of India's biggest celebrities and co-founder of ShivFit. Shivoham tells us about being in the fitness industry for more than 15 years, growing up a swimmer, and more. Amber and Shivoham discuss fitness laws and regulations in India. They talk about the laws and infrastructure that exist…
 
COVID-19 confusion intensified today as the prime minister urged Canadians to receive their shot as soon as possible, despite the caution from members of the National Advisory Council on Immunization about the AstraZeneca and Janssen vaccines. Peter Van Dusen welcomes MPs Steven MacKinnon (Liberal), Eric Duncan (Conservative), and Don Davies (NDP),…
 
One of the good news stories from the COVID-19 pandemic is how Canadians have taken to receiving health-care advice online. But will virtual health care be the way of the future or will it revert to face-to-face care once this crisis is abated? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.By TVO | Steve Paikin
 
Dealing with a mental illness is challenging enough, but more often the biggest challenge is in accessing timely help and getting the right treatment. Veteran mental-health leader Dr. David Goldbloom knows this problem well and addresses the solutions in his new book, ,We Can Do Better: Urgent Innovations to Improve Mental Health Access and Care., …
 
Resources mentioned during the show and further reading: Learn more about Justice Harry S. LaForme here and here. https://scc-csc.lexum.com/scc-csc/scc-csc/en/item/1695/index.do https://scc-csc.lexum.com/scc-csc/scc-csc/en/item/8000/index.do https://www.criaw-icref.ca/images/userfiles/files/P4W_BN_IncarcerationRacializedWomen_Accessible.pdf https:/…
 
Ontario has revealed the details of its paid sick day program, and the reaction has been mixed. On this week's podcast, hosts Steve Paikin and John Michael McGrath discuss how Ontario's sick day plan stacks up against other provinces. Also, Fatima Syed, journalist and host of Canadaland's new podcast "The Backbench" joins the pod to discuss why Pee…
 
The third wave has shattered any remaining notion that we're all in this pandemic together. And the government commissions a new review into sexual misconduct in the military, just six years after the last one. What will it take for actual change? This week's panelists: Celina Caesar-Chavannes, Emilie Nicolas, and Drew Brown This episode is brought…
 
Power & Politics for Tuesday, May 4th with Peel Region Medical Officer of Health Dr. Lawrence Loh, BioNTech Co-Founder & CEO Uğur Şahin, Parliamentary Secretary Anita Vandenbeld, Conservative Defence Critic James Bezan, NDP Defence Critic Randall Garrison, Unambiguous Science Founder Sabina Vohra-Miller, and Health Debate Editor in Chief Dr. Seema …
 
So, episode 123 - a new record. But you know that right? Because you subscribe to the show and have already rated and reviewed the podcast - right? You should. This episode we do the impossible - break down the 700+ page federal budget in under 40 minutes!! Kidding. In reality, we take a victory lap on the announcement of funding for a law reform c…
 
Alberta doctors, health officials, and political leaders are trying to protect the health care system from collapsing under the weight of North America’s highest rate of new COVID-19 infections. We hear more from Dr. Noel Gibney, co-chair of the Edmonton zone medical staff association pandemic response committee. Conservatives are calling for the p…
 
An independent civilian review into missing persons cases revealed systemic discrimination contributed to mistakes made in some Toronto Police Service investigations, including those tied to victims of serial killer Bruce McArthur. We invite the report's lead counsel Mark Sandler to discuss the findings and recommendations. See omnystudio.com/liste…
 
Our regular Monday chat with one of the country's top infectious disease specialists keeps our string of blunt talk going. Dr Isaac Bogotch on the misinformation trail hitting hard on who is dealing in misinfo. Also today a 76 year old anti-Nazi bomb clears out a former Canadian gathering place. And you thought "Citizen Kane" was the top movie of a…
 
“Get Your Sh!t Together” with Megan Edwards and Mo Amir Each episode, we offer you lessons that we learned the hard way, sometimes with a special guest. Megan and Mo discuss being “The Penultamour” aka the “Good Luck Chuck” aka the last person you love before you meet the person you marry — it’s not necessarily a bad thing!…
 
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