Liberal MP Leona Alleslev crosses the floor to Andrew Scheer’s Conservatives, Edmonton council wants the city to become a sanctuary city, and we look at a major BC transportation bottleneck. Also, we examine Julie Payette’s role as Governor General.

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Duration: 51:43
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September 23rd 2018

Bernier’s new party is formed, a Syrian refugee is arrested for a Burnaby teenager’s murder, Jason Kenney strives for merit-based appointments, and the media has a narrative on all these stories. Also, we look at the history of the notwithstanding clause.

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Duration: 1:00:45
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In BC we learn that improper disposal of cigarettes can cause major issues. Canada lost over 50,000 jobs in August, and the possible implementation of a handgun gun might not solve crime. Also, we correct Trudeau on his definition of the word entropy.

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Duration: 49:29
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Entropy

The Federal Court of Appeal quashes the Trans Mountain Pipeline, what does this mean for Alberta, BC, and the Canadian economy? BC also projects a surprising surplus due to the housing sector, and we go over the current state of NAFTA negotiations.

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Duration: 57:28
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A John A. MacDonald statue is removed in Victoria, a Stats Canada report on Alberta jobs gives conflicting info, diplomatic troubles with Saudi Arabia raises questions of energy independence, and Maxime Bernier raises a discussion about multiculturalism.

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Duration: 55:57
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A special episode where we rundown major electoral systems in use today. We have a look at first past the post, all the methods of proportional representation, and we cap it off with a primer of the American Electoral College.

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Duration: 46:23
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  • First Past the Post
  • Forms of Proportional Representation
  • The Electoral College

BC government projects requiring unions inflates cost, Canadians are united against the federal government’s carbon tax, and Trudeau’s nanny receive a wage increase. Also, the full story and unanswered questions regarding the Toronto Danforth shooting.

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Duration: 50:07
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Trudeau shuffles his cabinet and creates a border security minister, many provinces now oppose Trudeau’s carbon tax, and Alberta’s NDP is equalizing and diversifying K-4 education. Also, Vancouver’s False Creek is teeming with raw sewage and E coli.

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Duration: 40:49
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False Creek Sewage