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Making sense of the political decisions that affect your life. Every Saturday The House takes you to Parliament Hill — and around the country — for in-depth coverage and analysis of the week’s major political news.
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Dig into politics from the best seats in the House, with host Mattea Roach. Join Mattea and our rotating roster of panelists from across the country while we engage in discussions about what is happening in Canadian politics right now, and why it matters. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
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The National's Rosemary Barton tackles the week's big political stories with Canada's leading political journalists, including Chantal Hébert and Andrew Coyne. A podcast that helps you understand the why behind the moves and decisions of your elected officials.
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A monthly podcast grappling with the reality of four more infuriating years with the Fords and what that means for Ontario. Hosted by Allison Smith and Jonathan Goldsbie. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
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COMMONS is a documentary podcast that proves Canada is anything but boring. Each season, host Arshy Mann guides you through the country’s dark underbelly, bringing you stories about crime, corruption and all manner of misdeeds. This season, we’ll make you question everything you thought you knew about what makes a “cult.” Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
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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 ...
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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.
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Roy Green Show
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Roy Green Show

Global News / Curiouscast

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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 ...
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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.
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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
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Context is everything. Join us Monday to Friday for a Canadian daily news podcast from The Globe and Mail. Explore a story shaping our world, in conversation with reporters, experts, and the people at the centre of the news.
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Two Caucazoid psychos living in Canada and Hong Kong discuss dissident right politics, conspiracy theories, fringe spirituality, ideal catastrophe futures, far-right-cenobite culture, harmonyjamming, Canadian politics, splainsplaining, genocidal irony, and probably sex and video games or whatever.
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This is a podcast about Canadians. Who are they? What kind of interesting things are they up to? What do they believe about their country and everything that it could be? I explore these questions by chatting with Canadians about interesting topics from different fields: (politics, academia, science, culture, sports and more).
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NOW ON 'Gettr' @ehradio 'Truth social' @Ehradio We "Comment" and cover Canadian politics some of US politics that affect Canada. We also look across the pond and discover things that others have NOT and probably wished we hadn't. FREE SPEECH is Under attack in Canada. Ehradio EXPOSES Canada's "Liberal Communists" Who want to change Canada forever. We are NOT MSM and are Proud of it. When you Positively NEED TO KNOW WE ARE EHRADIO -- We are not PC and do not apologize for it! Enjoy it because ...
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Matt Gurney and Jen Gerson

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The Line is a Canadian magazine dedicated to covering local, national and international politics, news, current events and occasionally some obscure stories. Hosted by Matt Gurney and Jen Gerson.
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Not Reserving Judgment
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Not Reserving Judgment

Canadian Constitution Foundation

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In each episode of Not Reserving Judgment, Canadian Constitution Foundation Executive Director Joanna Baron, Litigation Director Christine Van Geyn, and Counsel Josh Dehaas walk you though the latest Canadian constitutional law headlines, update you on our litigation, and share our Bad Legal Takes of the Week.
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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.
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Many people have commented about the Marxist legal system in the United States but not many have really explained the cost. If you want to divide a nation what better way than to operate a a 2 tier justice system and that’s exactly what many Democrat States are doing. Whilst the outcomes to their actions is yet to be determined, I draw your attenti…
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We uncover the story of the attempted to assassinate Canadian prime minister Jean Chrétien. His attacker claimed that he heard voices that led him to break into the 24 Sussex Drive residence and the botched RCMP response became legendary. Leave us a message: https://www.speakpipe.com/canadianpoliticsisboring Socials: twitch.tv/canadianpoliticsisbor…
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In this episode, Sandy and Nora talk about the cuts to Bell Media, the future of Canadian journalism and how Israel's assault on Gaza has laid bare the lack of capacity that media has to deal with the biggest issues in the world right now. Get bonus content on Patreon Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.…
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Feb. 13, 2024 - A scathing federal court decision says Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the federal justice minister 'failed' Canadians seeking timely justice by letting the number of judicial vacancies reach a state of crisis. Power & Politics hears from lawyer Nicholas Pope, who brought the case to court. Plus, Canada's housing advocate says the…
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In the early 2010s, the Harper government’s muzzling of scientists was an issue of urgent concern. Researchers at Dalhousie University have surveyed the current situation and found that, despite some improvement, environmental scientists are still reporting significant interference in their work. We speak with researchers Manjulika Robertson and Sa…
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The latest poll numbers are looking grim for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the Liberals. According to an Abacus poll in February, the Trudeau-led Liberals are polling at 24 per cent and the PM himself is deeply unpopular among voters of all ages. More than a year out from the next election, is the incumbent government already doomed? John Ibbit…
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Inspired by the original wind phone in Otsuchi, Iwate Prefecture, Japan, Keith Lamont has installed a disconnected vintage phone on his farm in Acton, Ontario. He hopes visitors experiencing grief will find it a useful tool for processing loss. Catherine Manning (music therapist, Hospice Wellington) and Linda E. Clarke (writer, performer) talk abou…
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In December 2022, Lanark County became the first community in Ontario to declare the state of intimate partner violence an epidemic. The Mayor of Mississippi Mills, Christa Lowry, and Pamela Cross from Luke's Place explain why that was important, and what communities are doing to combat this growing problem. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy …
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Even after 30 years since Mike Harris ushered in the Common Sense Revolution, people debate the merits of his policies. If you liked him, he was the guy who did what he said he was going to do: cut taxes, balance budgets, and make government smaller. If you didn't like him, he was the guy responsible for deaths in Walkerton and Ipperwash. Alister C…
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On Episode 26, we tell you about the debate over whether the judge hearing the challenge to the Saskatchewan gender pronouns policy is allowed to make a declaration now that the notwithstanding clause has been invoked; we explain our application to intervene in the federal plastics appeal; and we tell you what we've heard about the upcoming "online…
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Jessica Murray talks with Juliet Rennick about Black History Month and its multiple meanings. They also discuss environmental racism and the story of Africville in Nova Scotia, how cities consult on environmental matters, the work of environment and social activist Wangari Maathai, how to be a better ally, and what it means for environmental organi…
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Today an encore presentation of an episode that originally aired on January 2nd. Watergate and Richard Nixon brought him fame, and fifty years later Bob Woodward is still doing the journalism that is chasing another U.S. President. A wide-ranging interview to kick off another year of The Bridge -- Woodward's take on everything from Donald Trump to …
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As health care across Canada struggles with staffing shortages, a Globe investigation has found that provincial use of private nursing agencies has recently skyrocketed – in some cases costing hundreds of millions of dollars. The Globe’s Kelly Grant and Tu Thanh Ha have been investigating these private agencies – and one agency in particular – for …
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Feb 21, 2024 - Alberta Minister of Seniors, Community and Social Services Jason Nixon says his government is frustrated after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced a $175 million housing deal with the City of Edmonton on Wednesday. Nixon tells Power & Politics why he feels Ottawa is leaving the provincial government out of important housing decis…
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For cash-strapped cities facing the ongoing housing crisis in this country, the $4 billion federally funded Housing Accelerator Fund could help get more homes built faster. For insights into what the fund could mean for their municipalities, we welcome: Waterloo Mayor Dorothy McCabe, North Bay Mayor Peter Chirico, and Burlington Mayor Marianne Meed…
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What are the unique dimensions of and solutions to rural homelessness? From this year's ROMA conference, panelists explore the dimensions of and solutions for growing issues of homelessness in rural and remote communities. Panelists are: Catherine Hardman, CEO, Canadian Mental Health Association Huron Perth; Terrilee Kelford, National Alliance to E…
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This weekend marks the second anniversary of Russia's invasion of Ukraine. Now experts worry whether this prolonged conflict could threaten the future of world peace. Today a special edition of the Bridge that brings together two of our favourite foreign affairs experts. Veteran correspondent and author Brian Stewart and internationally respected a…
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The ArriveSCAM app is worse than you think. The Auditor General writes a scathing report into the ArriveCAN app that socially distanced taxpayers from tens of millions of dollars. And we break down Trudeau’s carbon tax rebrand. Trudeau thinks he can make you support his favourite tax by changing the name of his carbon tax rebates. But that’s just l…
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Canada’s first federal housing advocate released her first-ever formal review last week: Housing is a human right and that the federal government is failing people who are unhoused and violating a 2019 law by not providing adequate housing. That has led directly to a poverty and encampment crisis affecting cities and towns across Canada, leaving th…
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Feb. 20, 2024 - Minister of International Development Ahmed Hussen, who visited the Rafah border crossing Tuesday, says there's an urgent need for aid delivery to Gaza to avoid a 'catastrophic' situation. Hussen tells Power & Politics what he's heard from different international aid groups during his visit. Plus, Canada's annual inflation rate cool…
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Today an encore presentation of an episode that originally aired on February 6th. It's Black History Month in Canada but what do we really know about black history in our country? And more importantly, what should we know? This is an important and fascinating conversation with McGill University professor Debra Thompson, recognized around North Amer…
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Feb. 19, 2024 - The federal government is donating more than 800 drones to help the war effort in Ukraine, Defence Minister Bill Blair announced Monday. Power & Politics hears from the Ukrainian Canadian Congress about the impact that aid will have on the front lines. Plus, the March 1 deadline for tabling pharmacare legislation is fast approaching…
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Today’s podcast: Federal Environment and Climate Change Minister Steven Guilbeault is attempting to walk back his statement "there will be no more envelopes from the federal government to enlarge thed road network" to a Montreal conference earlier in the week. Also stated the federal government wants to get Canadians out of our cars and trucks and …
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The federal Liberals and NDP are attempting to negotiate a national pharmacare program in order to keep their political alliance alive and prevent a snap election. Is that a sound basis for a program securing pharmaceuticals for Canadians dealing with a need for medications including significant, even life-threatening illness? Would a national phar…
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What is the mood of Canadians today, toward the state of the country and the political parties vying to form the national government? An election could be called at any time this year and must be called by the fall of next year. Abacus polling shows if a federal election were held today Pierre Poilievre and the Conservatives would secure a signific…
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Federal Environment and Climate Change Minister Steven Guilbeault is attempting to walk back his statement "there will be no more envelopes from the federal government to enlarge thed road network" to a Montreal conference earlier in the week. Also stated the federal government wants to get Canadians out of our cars and trucks and living in high de…
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The aforementioned Stephen Guilbeault stated in Canada's parliament that Dalhousie University professor Sylvain Charlebois had stated there is no evidence the carbon tax is negatively affecting food pricing in Canada. Professor Charlebois immediatley pushed back declaring he had never such a thing. Guest: Professor Sylvain Charlebois, Director Agri…
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This was a heaveily debated issue 30+ years ago and it's back. NDP sponsored children's rights legislation, Bill 273, would ban spanking of children at home or using force on children at school by supervisory adults (teachers) received support for a second reading in parliament by a 208-115 vote. Section 43 of the Criminal Code (introduced in 1892)…
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The federal Liberals and NDP are attempting to negotiate a national pharmacare program in order to keep their political alliance alive and prevent a snap election. Is that a sound basis for a program securing pharmaceuticals for Canadians dealing with a need for medications including significant, even life-threatening illness? Would a national phar…
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Host Vassy Kapelos discusses the week's top political stories with U.S. Ambassador to Canada David Cohen, Government House Leader Steve Mackinnon, former Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz, business advisor Paul Manley, former NDP strategist Kathleen Monk, Conservative strategist Kory Teneycke, Liberal pollster David Hurley. Charelle Evelyn from…
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Today for my podcast, I read How I Got Scammed, originally published in my Pluralistic blog. It’s a story of how the attacker has to get lucky once, while the defender has to never make a single mistake. This is my last podcast before I take off for my next book-tour, for my new novel, The Bezzle. I’m ranging far and wide: LA, San Francisco, Seattl…
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This month, the Supreme Court dismissed a challenge by Quebec to the Canadian government’s Indigenous child welfare law, reversing a Quebec Court of Appeal decision to declare the 2019 federal law partly unconstitutional. The decision was widely celebrated by First Nations, Inuit and Métis leaders. Yet, according to lawyer Bruce McIvor, the decisio…
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Since the Israeli bombardment of Gaza began, nearly 400 schools have been damaged or destroyed. Last month, Israel destroyed Gaza’s last standing university. According to Chandni Desai, Israel has a long record of targeted attacks on Palestinian academics and institutions that produce knowledge and culture. Chandni Desai is Assistant Professor in t…
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A new report measures how much a family needed to earn to afford the necessities of life in Metro Vancouver in 2023. It found that the gap between the minimum wage and a living wage continues to widen, as housing and food costs spiral upwards. We speak with senior economist Iglika Ivanova, one of the co-authors of the Working for a Living Wage repo…
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Today’s podcast: Significant questions continue to be raised, in the wake of the auditor general's investigation into the ArriveCan app. Conservative MP Larry Brock, former prosecutor, posted to 'X' yesterday (Friday) "GC Strategies – ArriveScam middlemen who received $20M for doing NO work – still receiving taxpayer funds from active contracts wit…
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Significant questions continue to be raised, in the wake of the auditor general's investigation into the ArriveCan app. Conservative MP Larry Brock, former prosecutor, posted to 'X' yesterday (Friday) "GC Strategies – ArriveScam middlemen who received $20M for doing NO work – still receiving taxpayer funds from active contracts with the Trudeau gov…
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Donald Trump and his sons ordered to pay US$346M in New York civil fraud case. Massive judgment with far-reaching implications. What now? Guest: Michael Bachner. Former assistant district attorney in the Rackets Bureau of the Manhattan District Attorney's Office. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
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In 2006, Canada's economic performance was so outstanding the Economist wrote of Canada as an economic "superstar" and "the only country running current-account and budget surpluses." In 2012, the OECD forecast Canada's economic growth would lead the G7 over the next 50 years. Today writes Philip Cross, appointed Statscan Chief Economic Analyst in …
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A two year review by researchers at McMaster University of Covid-19 in schools and daycares has shown schools and daycares were not a source of significant virus transmission when infection prevention and control measures were engaged. The study was published Thursday in The Lancet Child and Adolescent Health and included more than 34,000 reference…
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