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
Hosts: Shane and Patrick

  • First Past the Post
  • Forms of Proportional Representation
  • The Electoral College

The BC NDP isn’t giving info on the electoral referendum, the U of A gives an honorary degree to David Suzuki, and the federal government blacks out the cost of a carbon tax. Also, the federal government is funding groups that want to stop Trans Mountain.

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Duration: 42:36
Hosts: Shane and Patrick

Alberta’s NDP government released a fiscal update that looked rosy but is not, the BC NDP government created an electoral reform survey to sway opinion despite appearing “neutral”, and we cover Finance Minister Morneau’s continuing clash with ethics.

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Duration: 36:15
Hosts: Shane and Patrick

An official admission from the Trudeau government that electoral reform is off the table, Alberta is contemplating accepting more refugees, and a win for the Site C dam. Plus, a rundown of the media coverage following the Quebec City mosque shooting.

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Duration: 32:52

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