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On The Ledge

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On the Ledge is a weekly CBC podcast that makes Saskatchewan politics personal. Each week, host Adam Hunter will talk to the people behind the stories. The podcast will touch on the big headlines and take you behind the scenes at the Saskatchewan legislature.

On the Ledge is a weekly CBC podcast that makes Saskatchewan politics personal. Each week, host Adam Hunter will talk to the people behind the stories. The podcast will touch on the big headlines and take you behind the scenes at the Saskatchewan legislature.
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On the Ledge is a weekly CBC podcast that makes Saskatchewan politics personal. Each week, host Adam Hunter will talk to the people behind the stories. The podcast will touch on the big headlines and take you behind the scenes at the Saskatchewan legislature.

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English


Episodes

On the Ledge - Episode 9 with Dustin Duncan

6/1/2018
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He helped save his beloved KFC buffet and he says it might be his greatest political achievement. On the the Ledge host Adam Hunter speaks with Weyburn MLA Dustin Duncan. The Minister of Environment talks about the time he almost hit a truck throwing a ceremonial first pitch at a AA baseball game — and whether or not the Toronto Blue Jays should call up their prized prospect. He discusses his beef with the children’s show Paw Patrol, how he chooses his suits and why he loves the legislative...

Duration:00:23:07

On the Ledge - Episode 8 with Tina Beaudry-Mellor

5/25/2018
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She used to teach politics at the University of Regina and now she is a politician responsible for post-secondary education in the province. On the Ledge host Adam Hunter speaks with Minister of Advanced Education Tina Beaudry-Mellor. She discusses the transition from the classroom to the legislature and some of the differences between her old and new gigs. She talks about her love of coffee, what it’s like being the mom of a quarterback and why she decided to perform in a dance competition...

Duration:00:21:27

On the Ledge - Episode 7 with Everett Hindley

5/18/2018
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He is one of the newest MLAs but he’s no stranger to the legislature. On the Ledge host Adam Hunter speaks with Saskatchewan Party MLA for Swift Current Everett Hindley. He talks Memorial Cup, tales from the broadcast booth during his time as an analyst for the Swift Current Broncos He discusses his experience working as the assistant to the former premier Brad Wall which included driving him around. He reveals who controlled the radio and whether Prince deserves his own satellite radio...

Duration:00:20:42

On the Ledge - Episode 6 with Nicole Sarauer

5/11/2018
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She was the first woman to lead the Saskatchewan NDP, while also being the youngest current MLA. On the Ledge host Adam Hunter speaks with Regina Douglas Park NDP MLA Nicole Sarauer. She speaks about her career as a pro bono lawyer and how she hopes to set an example for young women looking at a future in politics. And she discusses her favourite north Regina hangouts, what’s on her playlist and why the TV show Suits makes her so angry.

Duration:00:19:46

On the Ledge - Episode 6 with Nicole Sarauer

5/11/2018
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She was the first woman to lead the Saskatchewan NDP, while also being the youngest current MLA. On the Ledge host Adam Hunter speaks with Regina Douglas Park NDP MLA Nicole Sarauer. She speaks about her career as a pro bono lawyer and how she hopes to set an example for young women looking at a future in politics. And she discusses her favourite north Regina hangouts, what’s on her playlist and why the TV show Suits makes her so angry.

Duration:00:19:46

On the Ledge - Episode 5 with Mark Docherty

5/4/2018
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He has a fancy new title and a hat to match. On the Ledge Host Adam Hunter talks to the new speaker of the Legislative Assembly Mark Docherty. He speaks about his path to the gig, his journey battling multiple sclerosis and whether he'd loosen the dress code for press gallery members.

Duration:00:19:11

On the Ledge - Episode 4 with Gene Makowsky

4/27/2018
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He went from avoiding procedure to learning it. In this episode, On the Ledge host Adam Hunter speaks with Minister of Parks, Culture, and Sport Gene Makowsky. The former Saskatchewan Roughriders offensive lineman and CFL Hall of Famer discusses his move from the gridiron to the world of politics, his short-lived acting career and whether he’s the best athlete in government.

Duration:00:16:56

On the Ledge - Episode 3 with Greg Ottenbreit

4/20/2018
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Usually cuts are not something elected officials are happy to talk about, but in this case the cut is a welcome one. On the Ledge host Adam Hunter speaks with Rural and Remote Health Minister Greg Ottenbreit about his marvelous mullet and why he’s growing his hair out. Ottenbreit lost his son Brayden to cancer in 2000. He and his wife Leone have held Brayden’s Close Cuts for Cancer since 1998. The annual head shaving event happens in late May. In this episode, Ottenbreit discuss the origins...

Duration:00:19:05

On the Ledge - Episode 2 Humboldt Strong

4/13/2018
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The legislative assembly can be a place of bickering, fighting and sometimes childish behaviour. Yet this Monday's assembly at the Saskatchewan legislature was sombre, emotional and hopeful after a tragic crash involving the Humboldt Broncos team bus. On the Ledge host Adam Hunter brings you the statements from MLAs paying tribute to the people and communities affected by the tragedy.

Duration:00:15:53

On the Ledge - Episode 1 with Donna Harpauer

4/6/2018
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On the Ledge host Adam Hunter sits down with Saskatchewan Finance Minister Donna Harpauer. She will be the second woman ever to deliver a budget and the first for the Saskatchewan Party. Adam speaks to her about the April 10 budget, her nerves and why being a woman gives the Canadian tradition of wearing new shoes on budget day a "whole new perspective." She reflects her background, the roles she's held that brought her to this moment and her love of math.

Duration:00:19:42

On the Ledge - Trailer

4/5/2018
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On the Ledge is a weekly CBC podcast that makes Saskatchewan politics personal. Each week, host Adam Hunter will talk to the people behind the stories. The podcast will touch on the big headlines and take you behind the scenes at the Saskatchewan legislature.

Duration:00:02:26