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Ep 87: A very litigious week

5/25/2018
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Rachel Notley uses the Western Premiers Meeting to try again to make the case for the Transmountain Pipeline while BC files suit against her Bill 12. Kinder Morgan also won two more lawsuits while they face another. Then, we turn our attention to the first year of Andrew Scheer’s leadership over the Conservative Party of...

Duration:00:40:01

Ep 86: Emails in the pipeline

5/19/2018
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The BC NDP are in hot water for deleted emails by senior staff and cabinet ministers. And the federal government looks to indemnify the Kinder Morgan pipeline from BC judicial actions. Check out our partner! BC Today is a brand new daily newsletter dedicated exclusively to BC Politics. Sign up for a free two-week trial and...

Duration:00:36:37

Ep 85: A year for the books with Jillian P Stead

5/11/2018
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Jillian P Stead (@JillianPStead), of the new podcast Majority of BC, joins us to look back at the year since the fateful 2017 BC election. Check out our partner! BC Today is a brand new daily newsletter dedicated exclusively to BC Politics. Sign up for a free two-week trial and listen to the episode for your...

Duration:01:20:38

Ep 84: Buzz off Davidoff

5/4/2018
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The rich are in revolt and some are calling for UBC to censor economist Tom Davidoff. So we brought Tom back to walk us through the school tax and how he’s coping. Plus we look at David Eby’s decision to cancel a town hall and Mike Harcourt’s decision to interject himself into the debate. So...

Duration:00:45:56

Ep 83: Breaking Betty

4/27/2018
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The Government has filed its reference question with the BC Court of Appeal and dropped its new cannabis legislation. One question that we’re still waiting for is the electoral reform referendum, and it’s sounding like we’ll have to wait until the fall for it. Check out our partner! BC Today is a brand new daily newsletter...

Duration:00:44:24

Ep 82: The drain the swamp model of the constitution

4/20/2018
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The Supreme Court of Canada has returned its ruling in the Comeau beer case, so we invited Micah back on the show to help us break it down. That leads us into the constitutional questions that surround the Kinder Morgan TransMountain pipeline. Finally we get into the latest pipeline politics. Find Ian Cromwell on Facebook and...

Duration:01:05:27

Ep 81: Pipeline pause puts provinces in a pickle

4/13/2018
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The Kinder Morgan TransMountain pipeline debate finally exploded. Kinder Morgan announced a pause on all non-essential construction and will cancel the project by May 31st if it doesn’t extract guarantees from the federal and provincial governments. Naturally, everyone responded calmly and rationally – just kidding! Then, we take a diversion from pipelines to talk with...

Duration:00:53:27

Ep 80: A Matter of Confidence

4/5/2018
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Rob Shaw and Richard Zussman are authors of the new bestseller A Matter of Confidence, which tells the stories behind the headlines from the end of the Gordon Campbell era through to the inauguration of John Horgan. Find out more about the book and where you can buy it at www.matterofconfidence.com. Follow @robshaw_vansun and @richardzussman Check out...

Duration:00:58:38

Ep 79: “Shoot the mayor in the head and burn down houses” – A look at Nanaimo politics

3/30/2018
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Carole James announces updates to the speculation tax that will see fewer people charged less tax but it will raise the same amount of money. Then we dive into Nanaimo politics with Jesse Woodward to find out why a city councillor was charged with assault and a city manager was charged with uttering threats. Finally,...

Duration:01:14:40

Ep 78: The new LNG champion

3/23/2018
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The BC NDP announced a wave of new LNG subsidies to try to do what the Clark Liberals couldn’t: Make LNG work in BC. Then BC has a connection to the Facebook/Cambridge Analytica data breach. Plus quick takes on polls and new gun laws (and more). We didn’t obsessively monitor Twitter enough this week so...

Duration:00:43:33

Cambie Report Ep 01: Elections are weird

3/18/2018
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Note: This is the first episode of Cambie Report, the new Vancouver Politics podcast featuring Ian from PolitiCoast, and Patrick and Matthew from Pod Keep Our Land. Enjoy the first episode and if you like it, leave a review on iTunes and subscribe at CambieReport.ca In the first full episode of Cambie Report, Ian Bushfield...

Duration:01:03:20

Ep 77: Horgan blocks World Cup bid

3/15/2018
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John Horgan’s NDP effectively killed Vancouver’s chance to be a part of the 2026 FIFA World Cup: Was it an epic save or an own goal? Then we follow up last week’s conversation with a look at the results of the Ontario PC leadership contest. It was a mess and Doug Ford won. Check out...

Duration:00:37:57

Ep 76: What the heck Ontario?

3/9/2018
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John Michael McGrath of TVO’s The Agenda on Politics joins us to break down what the heck has been going on in Ontario politics for the past couple weeks as we careen toward the Ontario PC Leadership race this weekend. Then BC Today’s Shannon Waters talks about what it’s like covering the BC Legislature and...

Duration:01:40:57

Ep 75: We budgeted more time for budgets

3/2/2018
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We heard you liked our last episode on the BC budget so we followed it up with even more budget takes! We start with more followup reactions to the BC Budget before diving into the federal government’s Equality + Growth 2018 Budget. Plus a few quick takes and we close off with our picks for...

Duration:00:52:38

Municipal Election Announcement

3/1/2018
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Hi everyone, Scott de Lange Boom here with a special announcement. I will be running for Vancouver City Council and will be seeking the NPA’s nomination. I wanted to give our loyal listeners the news first. It is because of our listeners and patreon supporters that this show has been so successful and exceeded both...

Duration:00:03:07

Ep 74: Baby’s first budget

2/23/2018
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The BC NDP have released their first full budget, so we’re dedicated the entire show to it! First, Ian & Scott break down the major highlights and reactions from the opposition. Then they speak with UBC economist Tom Davidoff about the 30 point housing plan and finally with tax economist Lindsay Tedds about the MSP...

Duration:01:17:17

Ep 73: An affordable throne

2/16/2018
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The BC NDP’s spring Throne Speech aimed to quell anxiety over unaffordable housing but how much substance did it contain? The BC Liberals won the Kelowna West byelection in one of the least exciting races to date. And Micah calls in to give us the update on how the Aquarium won its case against the...

Duration:01:10:32

Ep 72: Wine pipelines

2/9/2018
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A BC politics heavy podcast this week: The BC Liberals have a new leader but how much is he just like the old leaders? Alberta stops importing BC wines after BC puts a moratorium on diluted bitumen shipments, prompting Scott to have an aneurysm. We check in on how these two stories will play in...

Duration:01:14:43

Ep 71: Lieutenant Governoring the youth

2/2/2018
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Ian flies solo for this week’s short edition. First he talks with Ranil Prasad about the Vancouver Youth Parliament, then some follow up on more political fallout from allegations harassment across Canada. Finally, some quick takes and a look at the #bestofbcpoli. This week’s music: Once you know by Michael Averill Links Secret Life of Canada...

Duration:00:30:31

Ep 70: #MeToo comes to Canadian politics

1/26/2018
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Pod Keep Our Land’s Erin Rennie joins us to talk about the spate of political resignations this week following different sexual misconduct allegations. Leaders of the Progressive Conservative parties in Ontario and Nova Scotia stepped down, as did Liberal federal cabinet minister Kent Hehr. But first, we check in on the state of the BC...

Duration:00:57:16

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