Backbench 公开
[search 0]
更多

Download the App!

show episodes
 
Dig into Canadian politics from the best seats in the House with host Fatima Syed and our rotating roster of panelists from across the country - Celina Caesar-Chavannes, Jason Markusoff, Drew Brown, Emilie Nicolas, Jaskaran Sandhu, Murad Hemmadi, Leena Minifie, and Stuart Thomson. Stay on top of things through sharp commentary and incisive analysis. Drops every other Tuesday.
 
Loading …
show series
 
Canada looks to welcome travellers again while the future of vaccine passports remains uncertain. And two national anti-hate summits last week had us wondering what policies would actually help. This week's contributors: Emilie Nicolas, Jaskaran Sandhu, Stuart Thomson This episode is supported by Aussie Hair. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and o…
 
More and more election season tropes have revealed themselves recently, particularly in Quebec, Alberta and Tiktok. And the mutiny against the Green Party leader Annamie Paul reaches its final stage next week - How did we get here? This week's contributors: Murad Hemmadi, Jason Markusoff, Emilie Nicolas A special thank you to the Toronto Star's Ale…
 
The spectre of a fall federal election looms large with a flurry of activity in the House, Trudeau calling Parliament toxic, and a high-profile Minister announcing she won’t run again. And further fallout after more unmarked graves were found at a residential school. This week's contributors: Drew Brown, Celina Caesar-Chavannes, Jason Markusoff Thi…
 
Federal politics scrambles to respond to the country finding more and more Indigenous children's remains near residential schools. And Prime Minister Trudeau is the "dean" of the G7 now, allegedly. This week's panelists: Leena Minifie, Jaskaran Sandhu feat. Romeo Saganash Further reading: More on how the federal government still took Indigenous chi…
 
A new CRTC decision - that critics say guarantees higher wireless prices - suggests that telecom giants are in control. What does Quebec trying to change the Constitution via Bill 96 mean? And host Fatima Syed breaks protocol with her own point of order. This week's panelists: Murad Hemmadi, Emilie Nicolas, & Stuart Thomson, This episode is support…
 
The conflict of interest and ethics commissioner weighs in on the meaning of friendship; is Prime Minister Trudeau home free from WE? And the government steps into a legal battle over the Line 5 pipeline. This week's panelists: Stuart Thomson, Leena Minifie, and Jaskaran Sandhu Further reading: Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner's reports…
 
The third wave has shattered any remaining notion that we're all in this pandemic together. And the government commissions a new review into sexual misconduct in the military, just six years after the last one. What will it take for actual change? This week's panelists: Celina Caesar-Chavannes, Emilie Nicolas, and Drew Brown This episode is brought…
 
Dig into Canadian politics from the best seats in the House. Host Fatima Syed welcomes our rotating roster of panelists from across the country: Celina Caesar-Chavannes, Jason Markusoff, Drew Brown, Emilie Nicolas, Jaskaran Sandhu, Murad Hemmadi, Leena Minifie, and Stuart Thomson. Stay on top of things through sharp commentary and incisive analysis…
 
Meng Wenzhou was arrested two years ago today in Vancouver and now unlikely MPs are calling for her release. Meanwhile, anti-CCP camps are at odds with each other in Surrey. South China Morning Post’s Vancouver correspondent Ian Young unpacks how international politics play out on Canadian soil. Further reading: Government petition calling for Meng…
 
U.S. President-elect Joe Biden’s climate plan may seem at odds with Canada’s energy sector — but there’s more to consider than just pipeline politics. Senior Researcher at the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives Hadrian Mertins-Kirkwood unpacks Biden’s climate plan and what it means for Canada. This episode is brought to you by Paradigm. Suppor…
 
It’s crowdfunding month! Support us at canadaland.com/join. It’s Election Day in the U.S. As Joe Biden heads to the polls having run his presidential campaign on one of the Democratic Party’s most progressive platforms yet, OPPO hosts wonder: Is having a party for “the progressive left” like the NDP the best way for such ideas to gain real traction…
 
It's crowdfunding month! Support us at canadaland.com/join. An uncertain outcome in the upcoming U.S. presidential election is a real possibility that Canadians need to navigate. Senior Fellow at the Macdonald-Laurier Institute Balkan Devlen explains why and how. Support the show: https://backbench.supercast.tech/ See omnystudio.com/listener for pr…
 
US President Donald Trump’s rallying cry to a hate group warrants a review of where the Proud Boys are at today. Dr. Barbara Perry speaks on this Canadian export and to what extent they pose a threat to Canadian society and the upcoming US election. This episode is brought to you by CI Direct Investing. Support the show: https://backbench.supercast…
 
BC’s new Green Party leader Sonia Furstenau weighs in on Premier John Horgan’s snap election and ‘cynical’ political calculation. And some Liberal MPs are so passionate about a basic income ahead of the throne speech that we had to bring on ‘CEO activist’ Floyd Marinescu to offer his lobby group’s cost-benefit analysis. This episode is brought to y…
 
Snap election this fall? Erin O'Who? How many jobs can Chrystia Freeland have? And will the U.S. melt down in an apocalyptic civil war that will render it all meaningless? Jen and Sandy look at the season ahead. This episode is brought to you by CI Direct Investing. Support the show: https://backbench.supercast.tech/ See omnystudio.com/listener for…
 
Can you guess which OPPO host has downloaded the app? Citizen Lab’s Christopher Parsons joins us to assuage privacy concerns and/or irrational fears about the federal government’s new app to contain the coronavirus. Get in touch at oppo@canadalandshow.com or on Twitter @OPPOcast. While OPPO is not made using supporter funds, CANADALAND’s other show…
 
Cars, machinery, and now conspiracy theories. The U.S. continues its proud tradition of exports to Canada as QAnon gains traction north of the border. Marc-André Argentino joins to walk us through the origins and future of QAnon in Canada. Get in touch at oppo@canadalandshow.com or on Twitter @OPPOcast. This episode of OPPO is brought to you by Wea…
 
Loading …

快速参考指南

Google login Twitter login Classic login