The City of Victoria changes numbers in a report on emissions, the Supreme Court rejects BC’s appeal of Trans Mountain, and the Maple Leaf Foods CEO has an anti-Trump rant on Twitter. Also, CBC and CTV falsely accuse Harper of wanting an Iran regime change.

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Duration: 50:37
Hosts: Shane and Patrick

Victoria Charts

The BC Coastal Gaslink pipeline undergoes more disruptions, the federal carbon tax will not save Albertans money, and Trudeau’s facial hair dominates the media. Also, we discuss the tragedy of UIA Flight 752, and the leadup to the deadly aviation disaster.

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Duration: 47:02
Hosts: Shane and Patrick

Trudeau Beard

We look at all the important stories of 2019, including the Alberta and federal elections, the SNC scandal, China, and western separatism. Also, our words of the year, and expenses ranging from billion dollar jets to a $13,000 wood splitter.

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Duration: 1:15:25
Hosts: Shane and Patrick

  • Best Covered Story by the MSM
  • Worst Covered Story by the MSM
  • Most Important Story
  • Alberta Story of the Year
  • BC Story of the Year
  • Firing Line Story of the Year
  • Local Story of the Year
  • Story We Didn’t Get to Cover
  • Fake News Story of the Year
  • Funniest Story
  • Our Most Absurd Story
  • Worst Government Expense of the Year
  • Favourite Western Context Episode
  • Newsmaker of the Year
  • Word of the Year
December 29th 2019 — Filed Under:

Trudeau’s fall fiscal update shows deeper deficits than expected, the terrorist in the 2017 Edmonton van attack gets 28 years, and a BC retirement home sale to China raises major issues. Also, the media covers Trudeau’s mandate letters, but misses key parts.

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Duration: 45:44
Hosts: Shane and Patrick

Seniors Home

December 22nd 2019 — Filed Under: , , , , , , ,

Canada signs the new NAFTA deal, a 5 month forestry strike leaves BC communities in limbo, and a Greenpeace video shown in an Alberta class sparks a social media firestorm. Also, Andrew Scheer’s resignation as leader prompts crazy theories from the media.

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Duration: 52:45
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Scheer Departure

The premiers meeting showcases provincial unity, a provincial plan for new nuclear technology is ignored by the media, and Trudeau’s throne speech says a lot and nothing at all. Also, we detail Trudeau’s delinquent behaviour at the NATO summit.

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Duration: 57:40
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December 2019 Premiers Meeting

Alberta’s Bill 22 draws nationwide criticism for an invalid reason, BC wants to spy on farmers with American satellites, and the CN Rail strike will have a massive impact on the Canadian economy. Also, Trudeau’s new cabinet: same as the old cabinet.

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Duration: 54:43
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Trudeau Cabinet 2019

We look at how Alberta pays Quebec’s bills, the mystery of markups in BC gas prices, and Alberta taking steps to take care of themselves. Also, we look at the firing of Don Cherry on Remembrance Day, and the attack on our Canadian culture.

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Duration: 57:33
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Alberta Quebec Equalization

A new group in the senate sparks calls for reform, China resumes Canadian meat imports to curb inflation, and Alberta starts to enact tougher castle doctrine laws. Also, testing has revealed lead in Canada’s drinking water, while our government is on vacation.

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Duration: 48:12
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Lead Pipe

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