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This Canadian Thinks is a political and news commentary opinion editorial podcast with a focus on matters of concern to Canadians.

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Canada

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This Canadian Thinks is a political and news commentary opinion editorial podcast with a focus on matters of concern to Canadians.

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English


Episodes

Navigating The New Normal: Post-Pandemic Life, Labour Shortages, and Multiculturalism in Canada

12/14/2023
Are you feeling the pinch of pandemic aftermath too? Has your favourite restaurant's quality taken a nosedive while prices skyrocketed? Join us as we pull back the curtain on the harsh realities of post-pandemic life in Canada. As we navigate a nation divided between those eager to move on and others stuck in uncertainty, we'll discuss the declining quality and increasing prices in the restaurant industry, labour shortages in various sectors, and the role of temporary foreign workers. What if we told you that Alberta's healthcare workers are migrating to Saskatchewan for better pay and less demanding work? It’s true. The aftershocks of the pandemic continue to reverberate throughout Canada's labour market, and no industry is immune. We'll discuss the labour shortages plaguing sectors like construction, trucking, hospitality, and agriculture, and the role of the government in these crises. We'll also touch on the healthcare situation in Alberta and the intricate reasons behind this mass migration. As we journey through Canada's political landscape, we'll discuss the government's spending habits and the looming concern of Canada's high debt and deficit. Do you ever wonder about diversity and multiculturalism in Canada? As we approach the final chapter of our discussion, we're going to dive into the fascinating world of communication, societal standards, and expectations. We'll examine diversity and multiculturalism in Canada, and how it is perceived among the population. We also cast a critical eye on the lack of accountability in various sectors, with a special focus on the government. Wrapping things up, we'll touch on recent government settlements and the role of progressive ideologies. We promise a riveting discussion that will leave you thinking long after the conversation ends. Don't miss out on this insightful episode! Trampled Under Tyranny Politically discordant, counter culture clothing for the discerning civil disobedient. Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you. Support the show

Duration:00:50:28

Web Of Deception: Data Collection, Privacy, And Politics In The Social Media Age

9/5/2023
Ever wondered about the intersection of social media and privacy? How do corporations like Facebook manage our data, and what does it mean for our democratic freedoms? Join This Canadian Thinks as we peel back the layers of the digital landscape and uncover shocking revelations about the abuse of our online information. From the dark history of data collection to the controversial role of government in controlling social media platforms, this episode is a rollercoaster ride through the minefield of privacy concerns in the digital age. Did you know that your online information has been weaponized against you? That Facebook cooperated with global governments during the pandemic, feeding them data you never intended to share? We dive into this contentious issue, questioning the ethical implications of such actions. Our debate extends to the use of shame and division as tools for championing inclusion, especially regarding vaccination policies. Whose rights win in this battle – individual or public health? As we approach the end of this thrilling episode, we shed light on Facebook’s impact on Canadian democracy. The profit-driven motives of such corporations threaten our journalistic integrity and democratic freedoms. And just when you think it can't get any more riveting, we delve into the potential consequences of regulating social media platforms, using the Australian government’s attempts to impose a news media bargaining law as a case study. So, buckle up for an episode that promises to enlighten and engage in equal measure. (No Guest) Trampled Under Tyranny Politically discordant, counter culture clothing for the discerning civil disobedient. Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you. Support the show

Duration:00:53:19

Behind The Canadian Curtain: Politics, Policies, And Public Disconnect

8/22/2023
Prepare to uncover the hidden realities of Canadian politics, as we expose the controversies and potential corruption within the Canadian government. We're challenging the actions of the current federal Liberal government head-on, revealing questionable dealings, scrutinizing conservative versus liberal approaches to economic growth, and analyzing surprising responses from none other than Justin Trudeau. Amid the rising costs of housing and taxes, we question the government's role and their tactics in media control. Unmasking the effect of policies like Bill C-11 on our national identity, we're pulling back the curtain on the influence government wields over media and the narrative it spins. We don't stop there, as we also take a hard look at the federal ban on single use plastics and its implications on environmentally conscious products like the compostable bags offered at Calgary Co-Op, and the confusing treatment meted out to our veterans. As we tread the rocky terrain of leadership succession within the Liberal Party, we take you on an exploration of the disconnect between government actions and the people's needs. We're pulling no punches when it comes to the alienating effects of the Liberal Party's progressive ideals and how it leaves even the most progressive voters feeling disconnected. So gear up, for an engaging, thought-provoking journey into the world of Canadian politics—an unfiltered, unapologetically in-depth look at the true state of affairs. (No Guest) Trampled Under Tyranny Politically discordant, counter culture clothing for the discerning civil disobedient. Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you. Support the show

Duration:01:10:11

From Apathy To Action: A Deep Dive Into Canadian Politics

8/7/2023
Ready to extinguish the misinformation and ignite your understanding of Canadian politics? Ever wondered how you can make a real impact on the political landscape around you? Strap in for an enlightening discourse with David Parker, the dynamic leader of Take Back Alberta, as we navigate the labyrinth of the Canadian political system and spark your political engagement. This episode unravels the political thread, from the Queen of England's legal standing in Canada to the game-changing power of a vote of no confidence in the House of Commons. We also shine a spotlight on the recent political upheavals in Alberta, shedding light on the wave of discontent triggered by Jason Kenney's pandemic performance, and the rising tide of apathy in Canadian politics. We'll also navigate the recent Strathcona County land-use bylaws controversy, highlighting the urgent need for citizen involvement to curb such unilateral decisions. Channeling his wealth of experience from over 40 election campaigns, David Parker shares his incredible journey from rural Alberta to leading Take Back Alberta. As we journey through the intricate workings of Canada's political system, we'll debunk some common misconceptions, address the need for community-building through town hall approaches, and underline the imperative of active political participation. Whether you're a seasoned political enthusiast or a novice dipping your toe into the world of politics, this episode promises to challenge your thinking and inspire your actions. Don't just voice your opinions, make them count! Tune in, engage, take responsibility and let your voice be the change you wish to see in Canadian politics. Guest: David Parker (Take Back Alberta) Trampled Under Tyranny Politically discordant, counter culture clothing for the discerning civil disobedient. Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you. Support the show

Duration:00:53:48

Uncovering The Hidden Truth: Government Manipulation, Media Complicity, And The Fight For Transparency

6/18/2023
What if you could uncover the truth behind government manipulation and media complicity? Join us for a captivating discussion with our guest, Lee Bates, as we dive into the world of politics, media, and the fight for truth in today's world. We'll explore how wedge issues are used to control the population, the role of UN soldiers in the Freedom Convoy to Ottawa, and the rise of Maxime Bernier amidst the pandemic. Through our conversation, we'll also tackle the power of propaganda in shaping public opinion, the layers of bureaucracy in healthcare, and the implications of high salaries and pensions for public officials. We'll examine the impact of the trucker convoy on Canadian politics and how it has united people in the fight for their rights. Additionally, we'll discuss the government's attempt to create a one-world religion and the importance of collective consciousness in awakening minds to the truth hidden in history. To wrap up, we'll delve into the power of community-based activism and the role of organizations like the Communities Accountability Transparency Council (CATC) in unifying citizens across the country. Learn about the challenges CATC faces in their pursuit to unite the nation and how they aim to educate the public and bring greater transparency to government dealings. Don't miss this enlightening conversation as we uncover the truth behind the headlines and empower you to make informed decisions in our ever-changing world. (Guest: Lee Bates - CATC/Freedom Convoy Organizer) Trampled Under Tyranny Politically discordant, counter culture clothing for the discerning civil disobedient. Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you. Support the show

Duration:01:47:29

Exposing The NDP's Deceptive Tactics And The Rising Power of Progressivism

5/18/2023
How deep does the NDP's manipulation and misinformation go? Discover the shocking tactics they employ to deceive voters, including twisted audio clips and broken election laws. Hear about their Just Transition Program's devastating impact on jobs, and the dishonest way they present themselves as centrist rather than progressive. We also take a critical look at the power of progressivism in politics and how it has shaped the world under Justin Trudeau's leadership. Listen to our thought-provoking discussion on the system's favoritism toward progressivism, and the hefty price we pay in taxes to cover their expensive policies. Plus, don't miss our analysis of the UCP's proposed tax rate changes and how they're seen as contributing to underfunded services. Lastly, explore the NDP's harmful approach to growth and expression, focusing on their top-heavy administration and the detrimental effects on frontline staff. Learn about the NDP candidates' open admiration for socialist and communist leaders, and join us as we question what the pandemic would have looked like if they held power. Don't miss this eye-opening conversation that will have you questioning the reality of Alberta politics! (No Guest) Trampled Under Tyranny Politically discordant, counter culture clothing for the discerning civil disobedient. Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you. Support the show

Duration:00:42:32

Questioning Canada: Challenging The Status Quo

5/8/2023
Ever felt like you're missing out on critical political knowledge about your own country because you're too focused on the news from our neighbors down south? It's time to change that! Welcome to the first episode of This Canadian Thinks, where I, Shaman, will be your guide to uncovering the issues we face as Canadians and exploring the truths that lie behind them. I've always been a rebel, questioning the government's motivations and encouraging critical thinking. Together, we'll discuss everything from vaccination debates to resource sector regulations, all from my unique perspective. Join me on this journey to create a dialogue on our own political affairs and foster a greater understanding of the Canadian political landscape. Let's challenge the status quo and learn the importance of having alternative media sources that cater specifically to us, Canadians. Sit back, relax, and get ready to question everything you thought you knew about Canadian politics. (No Guest) Trampled Under Tyranny Politically discordant, counter culture clothing for the discerning civil disobedient. Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you. Support the show

Duration:00:16:03

This Canadian Thinks... (Official Trailer)

5/1/2023
Introducing This Canadian Thinks - a political and news commentary opinion editorial podcast with a focus on matters of concern to Canadians. www.thiscanadianthinks.com Trampled Under Tyranny Politically discordant, counter culture clothing for the discerning civil disobedient. Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you. Support the show

Duration:00:00:46