The Canadian economy slumps due to coronavirus and protests, Alberta’s education plan cuts down on admin costs, and a blockade outside John Horgan’s home overshadows the BC budget. Also, we look at the foreign funded origins of the debilitating protests.

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Duration: 47:16
Hosts: Shane and Patrick

Forestry Rally

February 21st 2020 — Filed Under: , , ,

Trudeau’s government spends millions fighting veterans in court, a panel calls for more Canadian content on streaming services, and stigma surrounds the coronavirus outbreak in Canada. Also, Trudeau gives $50m to Mastercard amid a household debt crisis.

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Duration: 45:53
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February 2nd 2020 — Filed Under: , , , , , ,

A fake protest at Meng Wanzhou’s extradition hearing raises questions, the UCP ties advanced education funding to performance, and a petition against Trudeau’s gun ban reaches 100,000. Also, Trudeau visits a local doughnut shop and social media goes crazy.

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Duration: 54:51
Hosts: Shane and Patrick

Meng Protest

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
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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
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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
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  • 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
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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