Albertans feel the economy is worse than it is, a poll on the Nanaimo by-election is wrong by 22%, and the federal government overpaid for the Trans Mountain Pipeline. Also, we talk about the evolution of fake news on social media.

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Duration: 45:56
Hosts: Shane and Patrick

Googling Khadr

Jason Kenney’s MP living expenses are under fire from disgruntled opponents, BC speaker Plecas reports on rampant legislature corruption, the media rushes to judgement on the Covington standoff, and ambassador to China John McCallum embarrasses Canada.

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Duration: 43:23
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A criminally accused Saudi national disappears from Canada, the BC government forces 1.6M homeowners to opt out of a new tax, the Alberta NDP predicts a nasty election, and a Chinese Liberal candidate uses WeChat to ethnically discount Jagmeet Singh.

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Duration: 44:01
Hosts: Shane and Patrick

A BC Liberal candidate is subject to a witch-hunt ahead of a crucial by-election, bullying concerns stop a consultation for a proposed park in Alberta, and a First Nation blockades a natural gas pipeline. Also, the media tries to tell us right from wrong.

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Duration: 47:23
Hosts: Shane and Patrick

A special year end episode for all peoplekind where we cover all of the best, worst, and most interesting stories of the year, plus more! Featuring pipelines, trade agreements, elections, fake news, torn down statues, and Trudeau language difficulties.

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Duration: 1:10:25
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
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December 30th 2018 — Filed Under: ,

BC’s referendum is complete as 61.3% vote to stick with FPTP, the federal government loans $1.6B to Alberta’s oil sector, and we look at Trudeau’s foreign policy failures. Also, pure fake news on the Chamber of Commerce’s support for the carbon tax.

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Duration: 43:06
Hosts: Shane and Patrick

BC Proportional Representation Results

A First Nations group rejects Trudeau’s tanker ban, Victoria councillors want to curtail Christmas decorations for diversity, and Alberta jobs get hit by a wild StatsCan margin of error. Also, we detail the censorship scandal of Baby It’s Cold Outside.

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Duration: 46:44
Hosts: Shane and Patrick

Victoria Christmas Tree

December 16th 2018 — Filed Under: , , , , , , ,

Huawei’s CFO was arrested and we look at the further impacts on Canada’s economy and 5G networks. Alberta curtailing oil production and BC’s climate plan show the contrast of the two NDP governments. Also, Trudeau tweets away $50M to impress celebrities.

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Duration: 50:12
Hosts: Shane and Patrick

Keep Alberta Working Ad

December 9th 2018 — Filed Under: , , , , , ,

Economic migrants are costing us almost $400M, GM is closing its auto plant in Oshawa, and Amarjeet Sohi “agrees” with pro-pipeline protestors. Also, Trudeau’s government stalls a probe into money laundering as a Liberal MP has a gambling problem.

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Duration: 48:43
Hosts: Shane and Patrick

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