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Bob Rae is bringing his experience and expertise in politics to the world of podcasting. Every week, he’ll bring a unique perspective that only he can provide as a former Premier of Ontario, and the former leader of the Federal Liberal party. He understands both provincial and federal politics deeply and will be sharing a behind the scenes view perspective. The show will help to educate the listener, beyond partisan takes and political spin.

Bob Rae is bringing his experience and expertise in politics to the world of podcasting. Every week, he’ll bring a unique perspective that only he can provide as a former Premier of Ontario, and the former leader of the Federal Liberal party. He understands both provincial and federal politics deeply and will be sharing a behind the scenes view perspective. The show will help to educate the listener, beyond partisan takes and political spin.
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Canada

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Bob Rae is bringing his experience and expertise in politics to the world of podcasting. Every week, he’ll bring a unique perspective that only he can provide as a former Premier of Ontario, and the former leader of the Federal Liberal party. He understands both provincial and federal politics deeply and will be sharing a behind the scenes view perspective. The show will help to educate the listener, beyond partisan takes and political spin.

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English

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4163124450


Episodes

Political Stripes with Bob Rae - Episode 11 - Robert Lewis

11/7/2019
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In episode 11, Bob has an engaging conversation with journalist, editor, and author Robert Lewis on the changing relationship the media has had with Parliament Hill. Both Bob and Robert share stories from the past and analyze how the relationship has evolved over the last few years. Robert Lewis has been a journalist for over 40 years and written for Time Magazine, been the editor of Macleans Magazine, and served at the Vice President of Content Development for Roger Media. More about his...

Duration:00:28:22

Political Stripes with Bob Rae - Episode 10 - Foreign Policy with Ben Rowswell

10/31/2019
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In episode 10, Bob has an in-depth conversation with Ben Rowswell, President of the Canadian International Council and former Ambassador to Venezuala on the current state of the world, where Canada is currently in our relationship with the US and China and how climate change will affect foreign policy in the future. This is a great primer for listeners looking to get a handle on Canadian foreign policy. Enjoying the show? Consider becoming a sponsor. More details can be found...

Duration:00:51:17

Political Stripes with Bob Rae - Episode 9 - Election reaction show

10/24/2019
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In episode 9, Bob gives a break down of the campaign in general, the election results, how the leaders performed, and how a minority government could work. Leveraging his experience of the 1985 Ontario provincial election, Bob gives the story of how he and Premier David Peterson developed their accord and why he thinks that type of arrangement couldn't work in the current environment. This episode concludes the election focus for Political Stripes, and Bob provides a preview of where the...

Duration:00:31:21

Political Stripes with Bob Rae - Episode 8 - A special conversation with Arlene Perly Rae and Sarbjit Kaur

10/20/2019
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In episode 8, Bob speaks with Arlene Perly Rae, his wife of nearly 40 years. The conversation centers on what it's like to be the partner of a party leader during a campaign and the highs and lows that go along with that. They reminisce on past election cycles and how they dealt with the intense scrutiny. Also on the episode is a conversation with Sarbjit Kaur, a strategist, who has worked on many campaigns at several levels of government. She shares her expertise and experience providing...

Duration:00:37:22

Political Stripes with Bob Rae - Episode 7 - Battleground!

10/17/2019
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In Episode 7, Bob speaks with three experts in the various battlegrounds that could help decide the election. David Colletto speaks to the tightly contested battleground of the 905. Graham Fraser speaks to the hotbed of Quebec Shachi Kurl speaks to what's happening in BC This is an informative and educational walk through the battlegrounds that will shape the outcome of the election.

Duration:00:32:01

Political Stripes with Bob Rae - Episode 6 - Why aren't Issues Breaking Through - Amanda Galbraith and Hugh Segal

10/10/2019
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In Episode 6, Bob talks to Amanda Galbraith and Hugh Segal about why issues don't seem to be breaking through during this election cycle. This election cycle is beginning to be colloquially referred to as the "Seinfeld" election because it's about nothing. Listen to the expert opinions on why this phenomenon is happening. Amanda Galbraith is a Principal at Navigator and brings over 15 years of communications experience working in federal and municipal government, private sector, and...

Duration:00:34:21

Political Stripes with Bob Rae - Episode 5 - Election Issues

10/4/2019
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In episode 5 Bob reflects on the three main issues that may be driving voters in this election cycle. Listen to Bob's thoughts on Climate Change, Taxation, and Character. This is an insightful monologue that reflects Bob's deep experience in politics and his knowledge of what drives voters.

Duration:00:37:06

Political Stripes with Bob Rae - Episode 4 - Shachi Kurl and Frank Graves

9/26/2019
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This week on Political Stripes, Bob speaks to two well know Canadian pollsters, Shachi Kurl of Angus Reid and Frank Graves of EKOS Research. This conversation takes the listener to a deeper understanding of how polls are conducted, the historical significances, and who polls help shape campaigns.

Duration:00:43:44

Political Stripes with Bob Rae - Episode 3 - Eric Grenier

9/19/2019
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This week on Political Stripes, Bob has an exciting conversation on polling with Eric Grenier. Eric is a CBC Journalist and long-time poll analyst as well as host of CBC Pollcast.

Duration:00:26:21

Political Stripes with Bob Rae - Episode 2 - Vassy Kapelos

9/12/2019
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Welcome to Episode 2 of Political Stripes. This week, Bob talks with Vassy Kapelos, the host of CBC's Power and Politics. The conversation covers Vassy's history, and how the media covers campaigns. It's an interesting look at the topic from both sides of the coverage.

Duration:00:26:55

Political Stripes with Bob Rae - Episode 1 - Rick Mercer

9/5/2019
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In episode 1, Bob sits down with his friend Rick Mercer to discuss the concept of showbusiness in politics. Rick Mercer is a well know and beloved Canadian comedian and political commentator.

Duration:00:27:56

Political Stripes with Bob Rae - Trailer

9/3/2019
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Bob Rae is bringing his experience and expertise in politics to the world of podcasting. Every week, he’ll bring a unique perspective that only he can provide as a former Premier of Ontario, and the former leader of the Federal Liberal party. He understands both provincial and federal politics deeply and will be sharing a behind the scenes view perspective. The new podcast is called Political Stripes and will be launching in September 2019. The initial run of episodes will be focused on...

Duration:00:02:02