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Politics in Canada right now with Jen Gerson vs. Justin Ling.

Politics in Canada right now with Jen Gerson vs. Justin Ling.
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Politics in Canada right now with Jen Gerson vs. Justin Ling.

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Ep.32 - You Have No Constitutional Right To An Abortion

6/17/2019
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Who better than a pregnant woman and a gay man to walk you through access to abortion in Canada? Then, Courtney Skye, research fellow at Yellowhead Institute, explains what most people missed in the recent MMIWG report. Finally, Justin yells at Trudeau for failing the queer community. While OPPO is not made using Patreon funds, CANADALAND’s other shows rely on listener support. Please consider becoming a monthly supporter. “Black Samba” by Juanitos is licensed under Creative Commons (CC...

Duration:00:37:34

Ep.31 - Jody Wilson-Raybould and Jane Philpott

6/3/2019
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The two most “difficult” women in Ottawa join us for an in-depth talk about policy, politics, the "most dysfunctional place" to work in the country, and that whole SNC-Lavalin thing. While OPPO is not made using Patreon funds, CANADALAND’s other shows rely on listener support. Please consider becoming a monthly supporter.

Duration:00:43:25

Ep.30 - The Best And Worst Election Ads So Far

5/21/2019
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Grab a bowl of all-dressed Ruffles and settle in for this review of the first run of federal election ads. Then, a look at what the Green Wave means for Canada. Finally, a recap of the election in Jesse Brown's favourite province: Newfoundland and Labrador.

Duration:00:36:00

Ep.29 - The Case For Guns In Canada

5/7/2019
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Is the government coming to take your guns? Was scrapping the long-gun registry a mistake? Do we need stricter gun laws? Does the Liberal plan to ban handguns actually make sense? We scope out the current stock of firearm laws in Canada and take a look at what's coming down the barrel.

Duration:00:34:53

Ep.28 - Provinces At War

4/22/2019
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With the election of Jason Kenney's United Conservative Party in Alberta, the national alliance of conservative premiers has gained a key member in its battle against the federal Liberals. In this episode, we take look at what's going on in Canada from coast to coast to coast.

Duration:00:33:53

Ep.27 - Bozo Volcano

4/8/2019
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The Alberta election was Jason Kenney's to lose, and with bozos raining down like a nauseating Vesuvius, it looks like he just might. And in the wake of the SNC-Lavalin scandal, there are now 21 MPs who aren't members of the three major parties. How did it get this way, and what kind of influence can they wield?

Duration:00:32:21

Ep.26 - Jason Kenney's $60,000 Problem

3/26/2019
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The Alberta election is around the corner and, in characteristic fashion, it is looking bananas. And we read the federal budget so you don't have to. Plus, an update on the scandal that keeps giving. Finally, some serious news from the OPPO team.

Duration:00:47:35

Ep.25 - Trudeau's OTHER Festering Scandal

3/11/2019
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What's going to be the downfall of the Trudeau administration? It might not be the scandal you're thinking of. Then again, it might be that scandal.

Duration:00:31:09

Ep.24 - Everybody Loves Raybould

3/4/2019
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Justin Ling was wrong. Listen to Jen Gerson deservedly drag him over the coals as they unpack the latest in the SNC-Lavalin scandal in this bonus episode.

Duration:00:27:09

Ep.23 - This Scandal Will Live And Die In February

2/26/2019
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Was the whole SNC-Lavalin affair a big nothingburger or does it still have the potential to completely rock the Liberal government? And with dozens of trucks rolling into Ottawa, a look at all things oil in Canada.

Duration:00:45:08

Ep.22 - The Political Parties' Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Week

2/12/2019
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It was not a good week for the main political parties in Canada. From the SNC-Lavalin affair, to the Conservative Google Ad, to the NDP's confused position on Venezuela, here's a dive into the morass.

Duration:00:37:18

Ep.21 - Sino The Times

1/28/2019
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This is the most strained Canadian-Chinese relations have been in years. How did we get here? David Mulroney, former ambassador to China, and James Moore, former Minister of Industry, join OPPO to shed some light on what's going on.

Duration:00:33:37

Ep.20 - Where's Jagmeet Singh? He's On OPPO!

1/14/2019
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Where are the NDP? On OPPO, of course. Jagmeet Singh gives us the rundown on party policy, his plans to not lose a by-election and the federal one, and how he'd get along with Trump.

Duration:00:29:22

Ep.19 - All I Want For Christmas Is A New Justice Minister

12/17/2018
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How could Canadian politics be better in 2019? OPPO presents our top 10 wishes for the new year.

Duration:00:35:59

Ep.18 - OPPO Flop House

12/4/2018
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Zdravstvuj! OPPO turns its piercing focus on to the spectre haunting Canada in this look at the state of the left across the country.

Duration:00:38:36

Ep.17 - The Fascists Are Calling From Inside The House

11/20/2018
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What is going on with conservatives across the country? And what the hell is Stephen Harper doing on the Ben Shapiro show?

Duration:00:29:30

Ep.16 - The Canadian Military's Radicalism Problem

11/5/2018
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We talk with Mack Lamoureux about the ongoing problem of the far-right in the Canadian Armed Forces and what the military is doing about it. And should David Frum have debated Steve Bannon at the Munk Debates?

Duration:00:41:12

Ep. 15 - Sure Climate Change Is Bad, But Do We Need Florida?

10/23/2018
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Well if nobody else is going to talk about the IPCC report on our impending doom, we guess we will. Justin sits down with MP Nathaniel Erskine-Smith, the most outspoken member of the Liberal caucus. And is Andrew Scheer really going to make us keep talking about pot?

Duration:00:40:25

Ep.14 - The Liberals Are Doing An Awful Job On Justice

10/9/2018
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A look at the state of justice in Canada, as explained by the fervour over a convicted killer's move to a healing lodge and the utter failure of the Liberals to enact judicial reform.

Duration:00:39:16

Ep. 13 - CAQ-Blocked

9/24/2018
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This fall's Québec election might be a vital indicator of what's to come in federal politics. We take a deep plonge into the issues at hand, and then discuss the Governor General's scandale d'estime. Oh, and Doug Ford posed for a picture with a white supremacist.

Duration:00:32:52