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Episode Title: Ethical Plastics

Teaser: We uncover more about foreign influence in Canada, Edmonton city council votes to increase property taxes, and yet another Trudeau cabinet minister breaks ethics rules. Also, Canada is banning single use plastics, but will it really help the environment?

Recorded Date: December 17, 2022

Release Date: December 18, 2022

Duration: 58:24

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