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Atlantic Canadian Policy Conversations is a new podcast by the MacEachen Institute on major policy issues of concern to Atlantic Canadians. Podcasts will include highlights from Policy Matters panel discussions, and conversations with thought leaders about important policy topics. We will release a podcast for each of the next five weeks in anticipation of our fall Policy Matters speaker series.

Atlantic Canadian Policy Conversations is a new podcast by the MacEachen Institute on major policy issues of concern to Atlantic Canadians. Podcasts will include highlights from Policy Matters panel discussions, and conversations with thought leaders about important policy topics. We will release a podcast for each of the next five weeks in anticipation of our fall Policy Matters speaker series.
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Atlantic Canadian Policy Conversations is a new podcast by the MacEachen Institute on major policy issues of concern to Atlantic Canadians. Podcasts will include highlights from Policy Matters panel discussions, and conversations with thought leaders about important policy topics. We will release a podcast for each of the next five weeks in anticipation of our fall Policy Matters speaker series.

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@DalMIPP

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English


Episodes

The Road Ahead: A Political Conversation about the Future of Atlantic Canada

10/3/2019
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Audio from our September 27, 2019 event. A political conversation about the Future of Atlantic Canada with Darrell Dexter, Janice Harvey, The Honourable Peter MacKay, and The Honourable Anne McLellan.

Duration:01:17:25

Democracy and Manipulation in the Internet Age

9/13/2019
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Audio from our September 10, 2019 Policy Matters panel. Since the 2016 U.S. presidential election, there has been increased concern about the threat of malicious actors influencing the 2019 Canadian federal election. In an April report, the Communication Security Establishment (CSE) warned that it is “very likely that Canadian voters will encounter some form of foreign cyber interference related to the 2019 federal election.” What does this mean for voters, politicians, and political...

Duration:00:44:57

Sink or Swim: Decisions in Emergency Management

8/30/2019
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After a devastating hurricane seasons in 2017 and 2018, we take a look at emergency preparedness. Some audio used in this podcast was recorded on the 15th anniversary of Hurricane Juan at the MacEachen Institute in September 2018. The Institute brought together experts in emergency management, flood modelling and prediction, and evacuation traffic modelling, to discuss emergency preparedness for future coastal risks and evacuation scenarios. You can watch the full panel discussion here:...

Duration:00:37:51

Faking It: The Impact of Fake News on Today’s Political Landscape

8/23/2019
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In this episode of Atlantic Canadian Policy Conversations, we hear from four experienced journalists on the impact of "fake news". In the countdown to the Canadian federal election (2019), a close look at the implications of the “fake news” phenomenon by our panelists couldn’t be more timely. Audio used for this podcast was taken from a MacEachen Institute panel on October 16, 2018 co-sponsored by IRPP/Policy Options. You can watch the full panel discussion here:...

Duration:00:44:03

2019 Trade Turbulence: Trade Challenges in Atlantic Canada and Nationally

8/16/2019
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In 2019, Canada has negotiated a new NAFTA (USMCA), waited for the further ratification of CETA, and had some trade disputes with China (Huawei). In this episode, we discuss these trade challenges and hear from: Maryscott Greenwood Pierre PettigrewColin RobertsonAudio used for this podcast was taken from a MacEachen Institute panel on January 23, 2019. You can watch the full panel discussion here: https://youtu.be/8GlssyKIngE

Duration:00:29:40

Provincial Perspectives on Federal Pharmacare

8/1/2019
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On the first ever MacEachen Institute Podcast, we’re discussing universal pharmacare and the barriers to its potential implementation. In June 2019, the Advisory Council on the Implementation of National Pharmacare released its final report stating that recommended “a national pharmacare plan that works like medicare.” In this podcast, we hear from advisory council member Diana Whalen, former NS Minister of Health Maureen Macdonald, Dalhousie Political Science Professor Katherine Fierlbeck...

Duration:00:38:02