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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

Ledge Chat - Gifts for Scott Moe and Ryan Meili - Dec. 14

12/14/2018
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The Morning Edition's political panel of CBC's Adam Hunter and Leader-Post columnist Murray Mandryk join host Stefani Langenegger to hand out their annual gifts to the party leaders. The chat was in front of a live audience in downtown Regina.

Duration:00:08:16

Ledge Chat - First Ministers' meetings & fall sitting wrap - Dec. 7

12/7/2018
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The Morning Edition's political panel of CBC's Adam Hunter and Leader-Post columnist Murray Mandryk join host Stefani Langenegger to discuss the first ministers' meeting in Montreal and tie and bow on the fall sitting.

Duration:00:10:22

On The Ledge - Justin Reves and Greg Moore - S2 E7

12/5/2018
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Justin and Greg just want people to stop taking themselves so seriously. While they may not cover politics in this province, they have become hardcore lobbyists when it comes to getting Premier Moe to adopt the Vegas Golden Knights as Saskatchewan's NHL team. Adam Hunter talks to the hosts of the Justin and Greg Show about their role in new media and why they love to do it all from a basement in Regina, Saskatchewan.

Duration:00:26:22

Ledge Chat - Deficit, debt & truck driver training - Nov. 30

11/30/2018
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The Morning Edition's political panel of CBC's Adam Hunter and Leader-Post columnist Murray Mandryk join host Stefani Langenegger to discuss the province's mid-year financial update and the debate over mandatory training for truck drivers.

Duration:00:08:19

On The Ledge - Vassy Kapelos - S2 E6

11/28/2018
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The host of CBC's Power and Politics got her first big break covering the news in Swift Current, Saskatchewan. In this episode Vassy Kapelos shares stories from the early days of her career and reveals which politician she would like to interview during a power lunch.(Hint: They might end up having a Happy Meal.) Vassy also talks about how she keeps up with the fast pace of Ottawa politics and why she refuses to take herself too seriously.

Duration:00:22:10

Ledge Chat - Head office jobs & fighting addiction - Nov. 23

11/23/2018
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The Morning Edition's Political Panel of CBC's Adam Hunter and Leader-Post columnist Murray Mandryk join host Stefani Langenegger to talk about Nutrien head office jobs in Saskatoon and how the province is responding to calls to fight opioid and crystal meth addiction.

Duration:00:10:07

On The Ledge - Tammy Robert - S2 E5

11/21/2018
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Tammy Robert takes on many roles. She's gone from being the producer of the John Gormley show to being an opinionated and well-researched blogger. Along the way, she's had a few big fights on Twitter and has also helped the Humboldt Broncos and a few politicians in her role as a media relations consultant. In this episode, she talks about balancing all this, and the about the friends she's gained and lost thanks to her opinions.

Duration:00:23:09

Ledge Chat - Free trips, pot shops and trespassing - Nov. 16

11/16/2018
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The Morning Edition's Political Panel of CBC's Adam Hunter and Leader-Post columnist Murray Mandryk join host Stefani Langenegger to talk about the fallout from vendor paid travel for government employees, a jurisdictional battle over pot shops and trespassing laws.

Duration:00:11:06

On The Ledge - Connie Walker (S2 E4)

11/14/2018
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She's an experienced CBC journalist with a critically acclaimed podcast and she grew up in Saskatchewan. On the Ledge host Adam Hunter speaks to Connie Walker. They discuss the evolution of her Missing and Murdered podcast series and what she learned while working on the first two seasons. They also talk about Walker's time as a host of two long lost CBC shows - Street Cents and Living Saskatchewan. As promised here's a link to Walker's podcast series:...

Duration:00:20:56

Ledge Chat - Travel costs, photoshopped memes & Clare's Law - Nov. 9

11/9/2018
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The Morning Edition's political panel of CBC's Adam Hunter and Leader-Post columnist Murray Mandryk join host Stefani Langenegger to talk about the government's travel costs, photoshopped clouds in a tweet by the Premier and the potential impact of Clare's Law - a new domestic violence prevention law.

Duration:00:08:23

On The Ledge - Jeet Heer (S2 E3)

11/7/2018
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Jeet Heer has a lot to say about American politics. He's a Trump watcher, Twitter essayist and writer for The New Republic magazine. This vocal analyst of all things American does it all from his home in Regina. He took some time out from tweeting to talk to Adam Hunter about writing, covering American politics and his love of comic books.

Duration:00:19:52

Ledge Chat - Moe, Ford & a fall 2020 election - Nov. 2

11/2/2018
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The Morning Edition's political panel of CBC's Adam Hunter and Leader-Post columnist Murray Mandryk join host Stefani Langenegger to talk about Premier Scott Moe's trip to Toronto to meet with Ontario Premier Doug Ford and they analyze the government's decision to set an election date for the fall of 2020.

Duration:00:09:05

On The Ledge - Murray Mandryk (S2 E2)

10/31/2018
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Murray Mandryk has been in the press gallery for so long that he gets an entire podcast to himself. He's been covering politics in Saskatchewan for decades and has yet to suffer from writer's block. In this episode we hear how he feels about the politicians he covers, his least favourite topic to write about, and why he'll never reveal who is responsible for some rogue prorogue party shenanigans.

Duration:00:18:33

Ledge Chat - Throne Speech, carbon tax & GTH buses - Oct. 26

10/26/2018
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The Morning Edition's political panel of CBC's Adam Hunter and Leader-Post columnist Murray Mandryk join host Stefani Langenegger to talk about the Throne Speech, the first question period and that bus subsidy for business at the GTH.

Duration:00:09:39

On The Ledge - Press Gallery (S2 E1)

10/24/2018
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Adam Hunter knocks on the doors of some of his colleagues in the Saskatchewan Legislative Press Gallery. Meet Ryan McKenna, Dan Jones, Karen Briere and David Fraser. Find out who once scored a goal on the NHL's Carey Price, which reporter actually thinks our traffic is terrible and get some life lessons on being a better person thanks children's television. They talk a bit of politics too.

Duration:00:30:03

On the Ledge Season 2 - Trailer

10/23/2018
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On the Ledge host Adam Hunter gives us a preview of what to expect in Season 2 of the CBC Saskatchewan podcast which covers the personal side of provincial politics. New episodes are dropping every Wednesday and Friday.

Duration:00:02:08

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