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This Week: The Coronavirus vaccine rollout has begun, and to the surprise of no one, politicians are using it as a photo opportunity. Then, Ottawa to hike the federal carbon tax to $170 a tonne by 2030, at least there is one silver lining to this announcement. Plus, we open up the Political Paradox mailbag. Show Notes: http://www.politicalparadox.c…
 
This Week: The federal government lays out its economic plans going forward, but what does half this stuff have to do with COVID-19? Then, a Toronto restaurant owner has been operating without a licence, could licencing still work without the state? Plus, just weeks after the US election, a Coronavirus vaccine is ready for approval... what a coinci…
 
This Week: Canada's pandemic alert system is back up after a year-long absence... excuse me? Then, the lockdowns have had a negligible effect on global temperatures, how should we interpret this? Plus, should tipping be included in the price of your restaurant bill? Show Notes: http://www.politicalparadox.ca/157…
 
This Week: A movement is afoot to defund police, but what does defund really mean? Then, Statscan says food insecurity is on the rise, we'll take you behind where those numbers actually come from. Plus, Ontario schools to teach financial literacy, this is a great move but let's add a few more things. Show Notes: http://www.politicalparadox.ca/155…
 
This Week: We take a look at the coronavirus numbers, are deaths being over-reported? Then, some want more regulation in Ontario's long-term care homes, but the industry is already heavily regulated. Plus, America approves a new suicide prevention hotline, but one major aspect was overlooked. Show Notes: http://www.politicalparadox.ca/154…
 
This Week: The CRTC steps up efforts to combat spoofed calls, will this be successful? Then, the province of Ontario is scrapping the pot retail lottery for a more open system, just how it should have been in the first place. Plus, a Winnipeg mom is demanding a apology from her son's school after some cruel and unusual punishment, do you agree? Sho…
 
This Week: Don Cherry has been fired for controversial remarks, but was the firing warranted? Then, 11,000 scientists have signed a declaration claiming a climate emergency, but how carefully was the list vetted? Plus, medical malpractice is on the rise in Canada, didn't we hear this same story 5 years ago? Show Notes: http://www.politicalparadox.c…
 
This Week: The Ontario government lost $42 million selling cannabis in the last year, how is this possible? Then, the results are in on a UBI experiment in California, how do you think people spent the money? Plus, should broadband internet be considered an essential service? Show Notes: http://www.politicalparadox.ca/147…
 
This Week: Justin Trudeau has repeatedly claimed that poverty in Canada is way down, is this truth or trash? Plus, we'll analyse the now famous Greta Thunberg speech. And, we play around with the CBC vote compass to see where I stand on the issues, this ought to be good. Show Notes: http://www.politicalparadox.ca/145…
 
This Week: The Blackface scandal has rocked Canadian politics, should Justin Trudeau resign? Then, stricter gun laws are being proposed, aren't our laws strict enough already? Plus, it's been a week of promises on the campaign trail, we'll recap. Show Notes: http://www.politicalparadox.ca/144By Political Paradox
 
This Week: The election campaign is right around the corner, and some debates might not include all of the leaders. Then, Brexit is in the news again and we'll explain why this issue shouldn't be ignored. Plus, David Koch has died and the reactions are very disturbing. Show Notes: http://www.politicalparadox.ca/142…
 
This Week: Maxime Bernier has been excluded from the election debates; we'll expose the ultimate double standard. Then, the Trump administration makes changes to the endangered species act, but how many species have actually been saved? Plus, why are drugs so expensive? Show Notes: http://www.politicalparadox.ca Twitter: @PoliParadox Facebook: http…
 
This Week: Canadians now have a way to apply for pardons for simple cannabis possession; but why do they need to even apply in the first place? Then, people continue to call 911 to complain about amber alerts; we have a quick and easy solution to that problem. Plus, we break down the second Democratic party debate. Show Notes: http://www.politicalp…
 
This Week: The Ontario and federal governments are pointing fingers at each other over layoffs at Bombardier; where does does the fault actually lie? Then, the Hotel Association of Canada wants a crackdown on Airbnb; what's the REAL reason for this request? Plus, It's been 9 months since the legalization of cannabis; how is that black market doing …
 
This Week: Canadians are wary of politicians and their intentions; are you really surprised? Then, the federal government wants to make things more affordable for first time homebuyers; can they do it? Plus, the 2020 presidential race officially heats up; we'll analyse the first debate. Show Notes: http://www.politicalparadox.ca Twitter: @PoliParad…
 
This Week: Canada has declared a 'climate emergency'; we'll explain why this is all Trump's fault. Then, a US libertarian candidate looks to abolish all government if elected; has this gone too far? Plus, you won't believe what CBC is teaching your kids. Show Notes: http://www.politicalparadox.ca Twitter: @PoliParadox Facebook: https://www.facebook…
 
This Week: Canada is moving forward with a plan to ban single use plastics; will this have a big impact globally? Then, Walmart's CEO advocates for a higher mandated minimum wage, what's the REAL reason for the support? And in New York City, dog owners find a hilarious loophole for a new government law. Show Notes: http://www.politicalparadox.ca Tw…
 
This Week: Raptors playoff tickets prices have gone sky high, is this greed or just the market at work? Then, the Ontario government wants to cancel the Beer Store contract, is this a good idea? Plus, Apple iTunes is no more, we pay tribute to this game changing software. Show Notes: http://www.politicalparadox.ca Twitter: @PoliParadox Facebook: ht…
 
This Week: Ontario municipalities are being asked to find a 4% savings, but for some politicians that's way too much. Then, conservative leader Andrew Scheer has broken an election promise, months before the campaign even begins. Plus, we'll tell you why airline fares are about to skyrocket. Show Notes: http://www.politicalparadox.ca Twitter: @Poli…
 
This Week: The federal government will create a list of "approved" media outlets, will this lead to self-censorship? Then, the abortion debate is back in the news, why "my body, my choice" is not a good argument. Plus, how much are you paying for the PM's lavish food lifestyle? Show Notes: http://www.politicalparadox.ca Twitter: @PoliParadox Facebo…
 
This Week: Another failed electoral reform referendum in PEI, can we put this issue on the back burner for a while? Then, a gun buyback program has been launched by Toronto police, have gun buyback programs been effective elsewhere? Plus, is Bernie Sanders about to drop out of the 2020 presidential race? Show Notes: http://www.politicalparadox.ca T…
 
This Week: Alberta once again has a conservative government, what does this mean for the upcoming federal election? Then, is Ontario's 'Student Choice Initiative' actually taking choice AWAY from students? Some think so. Plus, we'll talk about the 'National Monument Syndrome', it's a concept we should all be aware of. Show Notes: http://www.politic…
 
This Week: The Ontario budget has been released and it's cut cut cut, or at least SOME would have you believe. Then, it's equal pay day, what does 'equal pay for equal work' REALLY mean? Plus, is Toronto close to getting an NFL team? Show Notes: http://www.politicalparadox.ca Twitter: @PoliParadox Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/politicalparadox…
 
This Week: Jody Wilson Raybold has been booted from caucus, can things get any worse for the Federal government? Then, Nova Scotia wants to declare everyone an automatic organ donor, will this actually increase the number of donors? Plus, we have some fun with some potential Ontario licence plate slogans. Show Notes: http://www.politicalparadox.ca …
 
This Week: The Mueller report says no collusion, but journalists won't give up that easily. Then, Ontario's sunshine list is out, how did the new government do in reeling in those public sector salaries? Plus, put a fork in the socket of earth hour, this thing is officially DEAD. Show Notes: http://www.politicalparadox.ca Twitter: @PoliParadox Face…
 
This Week: The federal budget has been released, and it's politics as usual. Then, the Ontario government is investing in horse racing programs, we'll explain the real reason for this move. Plus, a report suggests women in Canada earn 25% less than men, but he actual pay gap is much less than that. Show Notes: http://www.politicalparadox.ca Twitter…
 
This Week: The federal government is accused of covering up the SNC-Lavalin affair, but not much is being covered up. Then, Ontario is looking at banning single use plastics, and as usual, the government is too slow to react. And in Illinois, Minimum wage goes up, and jobs go down. Show Notes: http://www.politicalparadox.ca Twitter: @PoliParadox Fa…
 
This Week: Andrew Scheer promises tax cuts on home heating, when will conservatives get serious about real change? Then, "Right to Repair" legislation may be coming in Ontario, what this could mean the next time you need to repair your cell phone. Plus, we take a look at the crowded 2020 democratic presidential race. Show Notes: http://www.politica…
 
This Week: Should the Prime Minister step down in the wake of the latest scandal? Some think so. Then, Canadian comedians are not laughing at what Siriusxm has planned. Plus, we praise the government of one Ontario city, yes you heard that right. Show Notes: http://www.politicalparadox.ca Twitter: @PoliParadox Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pol…
 
This Week: People aren't happy with cuts announced by the Ontario Government, we have the stat that will put a stop to all this nonsense. Then, the CRTC is going after telecom companies, we'll explain the REAL reason those cable packages are so confusing. Plus, the 5 things Bernie Sanders doesn't want you to know about socialism. Show Notes: http:/…
 
This Week: President Trump declares a national emergency at the border, why this should concern everyone, even if you favour the wall. Then, the debate over fluoride in tap water is back on, we'll explain why this is a bad idea. Plus, we'll talk about why the practice of predatory pricing never works. Show Notes: http://www.politicalparadox.ca Twit…
 
This Week: Police can now demand a breath sample in your own home... but wait, there's more. Then, the new Gillette AD is causing a stir... which side are YOU on? Plus, are charitable tax receipts a bribe? Show Notes: http://www.politicalparadox.ca Twitter: @PoliParadox Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/politicalparadox…
 
This Week: The myth of CEO pay is in the news again, we'll explain why CEO salaries have virtually no impact on the frontline worker. Then, we'll break down Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's 60 minutes interview. Plus, 10 reasons why 2018 was a great year. Show Notes: http://www.politicalparadox.ca Twitter: @PoliParadox Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/…
 
This Week: Statscan says hate crime is up in Canada, is this REALLY the case or is there another explanation? Then, a new study suggests the gender wage gap doesn't exist, you won't believe who is making the claim. Plus, hold on to your seats, we praise the CBC! Show Notes: http://www.politicalparadox.ca Twitter: @PoliParadox Facebook: https://www.…
 
This Week: Mandatory drunk driving tests hitting the roads before the holidays, will this action be effective? Then, Baby it's cold outside isn't compatible with the #MeToo movement, we'll explain why it actually is. Plus, is veganism a religion?, a UK Lawsuit tries to answer that question. Show Notes: http://www.politicalparadox.ca Twitter: @PoliP…
 
This Week: GM is cutting 15% of it's workforce, we'll explain how this could have been avoided. Then, is there a Libertarian case for a carbon tax? Plus, you won't believe the latest proposal to combat climate change. Show Notes: http://www.politicalparadox.ca Twitter: @PoliParadox Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/politicalparadox…
 
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