Alberta shows us that referendums are not just symbolic, Huawei sponsors a Chinese cultural event in BC, and we look at municipal elections in Edmonton and Calgary. Also, inflation on groceries and natural gas is here to stay.

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Huawei Event
“A lot of people in finance are learning that the most important word in the English language is ‘transitory,’…How confident are you that [this inflation] really is transitory, because if you took a poll of smart people in finance … you’d probably get 50% saying it probably is and 50% saying it probably isn’t.” – U.S. Council on Foreign Relations member Roger Altman, to Bank of Canada governor Tiff Macklem.

Duration: 1:02:26
Hosts: Shane and Patrick

October 10th 2021 — Word of the Week: — Filed Under: , , , , , , ,

Canadian media companies get outwitted by tech companies, shortsighted mayors welcome Trudeau’s gun ban, and Albertan economists want a sales tax. Also, Trudeau is willingly complicit in China’s technological takeover of Canada.

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Duration: 52:43
Hosts: Shane and Patrick

Uighur Protest

“Ironic, isn’t it, that the prime minister is prepared to accuse his own country of genocide…but unwilling to accuse China of genocide when it’s clearly taking place.” – Garnett Genuis, Conservative Critic for Human Rights

February 21st 2021 — Word of the Week: — Filed Under: , , , , ,

New Conservative leader Erin O’Toole is a surprise to the media, Alberta’s first black justice minister is overshadowed by economic woes, and the opioid crisis is spiralling out of control in BC. Also, we look at China’s hostile takeover of Nortel.

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Duration: 59:22
Hosts: Shane and Patrick

Victoria Needles

August 30th 2020 — Word of the Week: — Filed Under: , , , , , ,

Cancel culture strikes at UBC, the Alberta NDP calls referendums undemocratic, and Trudeau allowed disgraced MP Marwan Tabbara to run in 2019 despite allegations. Also, the media wants Canada to bend to the will of the Chinese government.

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Duration: 50:09
Hosts: Shane and Patrick

June 28th 2020 — Word of the Week: — Filed Under: , , , , , ,

Political ads are banned on social media, the CBC tries to discredit The Post Millennial, and tax audits in the BC housing market uncover criminal elements. Also, China bans meat imports from Canada and journalists don’t connect the dots with Huawei.

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Duration: 44:21
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Trudeau G20 Bolsonaro

June 30th 2019 — Word of the Week: — Filed Under: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

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
Hosts: Shane and Patrick

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

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