A podcast that tries to prove Canadian Politics is wild, fun and just looking for a good time.
Two Canadian podcasters, Taylor and Matthew, discuss shenanigans and hijinks in Canadian politics. We also talk about high-profile Canadians, and criticize them from a leftist perspective. Whether you're a toiling MP in a rural riding, or riding high in the Red Chamber—watch out! We will probably make fun of you.
PrimeTime Politics is a comprehensive round-up of the day in Canadian politics, from breaking stories to developments on longstanding issues. Key moments, feature interviews, panels, in-depth analysis and more. It’s the day in an hour. Peter is one of the most well-known political journalists in Canada, a distinctive and popular personality with close to four decades as both reporter and anchor. He joined CPAC in 2001, where he began his continuing stint as host of PrimeTime Politics, CPAC’s ...
CPAC Today in Politics starts each weekday in Canadian politics with the latest news headlines, a summary of topical opinions from columnists, editorialists and pundits and a preview of the day’s events and activities. Hosted by veteran writer and broadcaster Mark Sutcliffe, CPAC Today in Politics provides you with the information you need to understand what’s driving public policy and political decision-making and tells you what to watch for in the day ahead. A broadcaster, writer and entre ...
Just a Canadian Kid is a podcast that reflects on Canadian Politics through the view of a kid.
Every weekday afternoon, Power & Politics host Vassy Kapelos guides Canadians through the country's political news, with a regular cast of political panellists and the continuously unfolding drama of the Canadian political scene.
Michael Lylyk, Edrick Dudang and Bryan McGovern, rant about the politics that are important to us, whether they're Canadian, America, or the rest of the world.
We rant about politics in Canada and local politics in Peterborough, Ontario. Open discussion. All welcome
Welcome to ON THE LEDGE – Ontario’s Political Podcast with John Wright, Executive Vice President of Maru Public Opinion, Keith Leslie, veteran broadcaster and former Queen’s Park Bureau Chief for the Canadian Press and Dave Trafford, Executive Producer of iContact Production – the Power of Podcasting.
Every week, the Maclean’s politics team and Cormac MacSweeney sit down to hash out the week’s news in Ottawa. Expect incisive analysis and commentary, as well as interviews with the biggest newsmakers of the last seven days.
On every show, Jeff and Kevin dive deep in to a topic or two from different perspectives. Jeff will have the Canadian take on the issue and Kevin will have a take from point of view from the United States.
A critical but mostly overlooked aspect of both contemporary and historical political violence is the role diaspora communities have played in the planning, organization, financing, and execution of acts of terror. Members of the American Irish, Canadian Sikh, Swiss Tamil and Australian Croat diasporas—to provide just a sample—have all been powerful agents in the terrorist activities perpetrated in the name of their national and religious communities. The Diaspora Politics and Transnational ...
The Stephens (Stevens?) talk about political news, political trends, political people, screw-ups & scandals with humour, honesty & uncommon-sense insights! Stephen Lautens is a lawyer, businessman & political commentator (@stephenlautens). Steven Kerzner is a veteran TV & radio producer & personality (@stevenjkerzner).
Govern Yourself Accordingly is a brand new podcast for engaged citizens and public leaders who want to lead change through politics with their integrity intact. If you are someone who is engaged in politics - as an activist, an elected leader, aspiring candidate or simply someone who wants to engage deeply with questions about public leadership this is the podcast for you. We're always on the hunt for people, stories, big ideas and small ones that capture our curiosity about how we can gover ...
Most readers of Stephen Leacock's works are familiar with his witty and humorous writings, but few may be aware that he was also a gifted teacher, political ideologue, economist and fiction writer. Though he wrote six books on Canadian history, none of them attained the status of a standard text on the subject and were regarded more as opinion pieces without much academic foundation. Yet, the Chronicles of Canada series by Stephen Leacock remains an interesting and entertaining read. In this ...
In this episode, Sandy and Nora talk about the federal government's recent decision to vet all scientific research funding as a matter of national intelligence agencies. Plus, they talk about tuition fees in Newfoundland and Labrador and the importance of physical space for activism and organizing. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out info…
And finally, a spy story that is unfolding right now! The arrest of a senior Canadian intelligence official Cameron Ortis shook the international intelligence community. With a top secret trial, all we know is it involves allegations of stealing classified materials.על ידי Jesse Harley, Rhys Waters / Frequency Podcast Network
Power & Politics for Friday, July 23rd with U.S. President Joe Biden's Chief Medical Adviser Dr. Anthony Fauci, Immigration Minister Marco Mendicino, Employment Minister Carla Qualtrough, and Retired Major-General David Fraser.
Power & Politics for Thursday, July 22nd with Health Minister Patty Hajdu, The Writ’s Éric Grenier, Manitoba Wildfire Service Director Dave Schafer, and the Power Panel.
Power & Politics for Wednesday, July 21st with Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan, Mexican Ambassador to Canada Juan José Gómez-Camacho, Canada's Chief Science Advisor Mona Nemer, Canadian Interagency Forest Fire Centre Executive Director Kim Connors, and the Power Panel.
In this episode, Sandy and Nora talk about the need for left-wingers to identify, engage with and create rhetoric. Plus, Sandy has information about Ontario police destroying documents and we talk about the BCCLA. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Power & Politics for Tuesday, July 20th with Intergovernmental Affairs Minister Dominic LeBlanc, COVID-19 Testing & Screening Expert Advisory Panel co-chair Sue Paish, Official Languages Commissioner Raymond Théberge, former Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard, and the Power Panel.
Power & Politics for Monday, July 19th with Public Safety Minister Bill Blair,Tourism Association of Canada president and CEO Beth Potter, U.S. Congressman Brian Higgins, Green Leader Annamie Paul, and the Power Panel.
In this week's edition of On the Ledge, Ontario Real Estate Association and past Progressive Conservative leader in Ontario, Tim Hudak joins the podcast. Tim talks about his recommendations to get the province's tourism industry back to business. Does that mean we need to embrace a vaccine "passport" to ensure travellers and workers feel comfortabl…
Power & Politics for Friday, July 16th with Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Minister Marco Mendicino, Windsor Mayor Drew Dilkens, Angus Reid Institute president Shachi Kurl, Barrie Mayor Jeff Lehman, Ontario Solicitor General Sylvia Jones, and the Power Panel.
Power & Politics for Thursday, July 15th with Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs Grand Chief Arlen Dumas, Ontario Conservative MP John Brassard, Assembly of First Nations National Chief RoseAnne Archibald, B.C. Health Minister Adrian Dix and the Power Panel.
Power & Politics for Wednesday, July 14th with B.C. Public Safety Minister Mike Farnworth, Iranian-American author and human rights activist Masih Alinejad, former Canadian Security Intelligence Service director Ward Elcock, and the Power Panel.
Taylor and Matthew take a deep dive into the now-concluded WE Scandal. We’ve already covered the Kielburgers in-depth, but now we address their latest scandal, which spanned nearly an entire year and resulted in investigations, destroyed careers, millions of taxpayer money wasted, and another blemish on the scarred face of Justin Trudeau and his Li…
Power & Politics for Tuesday, July 13th with Families, Children and Social Development Minister Ahmed Hussen, United Nurses of Alberta president Heather Smith, former Canadian ambassador to the United States Michael Kergin, and the Power Panel.
Power & Politics for Monday, July 12th with Transport Minister Omar Alghabra, International Development Minister Karina Gould, Pan American Health Organization Assistant Director Dr. Jarbas Barbosa, former U.S. ambassador to Canada David Jacobson, and the Power Panel.
Imagine being an average teenager, living in suburbia and focusing on friends and studies. One day the FBI kick your door in and arrest your parents for being international spies, having stolen the identities of dead Canadians and lived a lie for decades. This isn't a Hollywood film, this is the story of Tim and Alex Foley.…
Power & Politics for Friday, July 9th with Assembly of First Nations National Chief RoseAnne Archibald, Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi, Calgary Stampede advisor and public health doctor Dr. Jia Hu, British Columbia Liberal MLA Todd Stone, and the Power Panel.
We explore the story of CSIS, Canada's front line spy service. From it's birth to recent controversy and even the kick ass Youtube channel they've created. Also, we apply for jobs on their website.על ידי Jesse Harley, Rhys Waters / Frequency Podcast Network
Power & Politics for Thursday, July 8th with former governor general Michaëlle Jean, NDP MP Mumilaaq Qaqqaq, and the Power Panel.
Ever heard the story of the freelance spy, planted into the epicenter of the Canadian Far Right? One question remains. After years of hanging out with them, did Grant Bristow get too drawn in? Did he get Donnie Brasco'd?על ידי Jesse Harley, Rhys Waters / Frequency Podcast Network
Power & Politics for Wednesday, July 7th with Haiti’s Ambassador to Canada Weibert Arthus, France’s Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire, Saskatchewan Lieutenant Governor Russ Mirasty, and the Power Panel.
Taylor and Matthew continue their appraisal of Craig and Mark Kielburger, the founders of WE Charity and ME to WE. We talk how WE Charity has partnered with corporations who exploit and enslave children in their global supply chains; legal obfuscations; what does voluntourism actually accomplish; white saviours; regulatory mischief in Kenya; and th…
In this episode, Sandy and Nora talk about how Canadian media ignore catastrophe. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Did you know that you or your family may have been on a top secret list? Also, did you know that if M-Day was activated, you would have been arrested and put in a prison camp? Welcome to PROFUNC.על ידי Jesse Harley, Rhys Waters / Frequency Podcast Network
Power & Politics for Tuesday, July 6th with Intergovernmental Affairs Minister Dominic LeBlanc, Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami President Natan Obed, former MMIWG National Inquiry Chief Commissioner Marion Buller, and the Power Panel.
Canada doesn't own nukes, but we certainly don't mind looking after other peoples and selling uranium. From nuclear espionage to the ticking time bomb off the coast of Nova Scotia. We talk about splitting the atom!על ידי Jesse Harley, Rhys Waters / Frequency Podcast Network
As nearly 200 hundred wildfires burn across B.C., the federal government is mobilizing military air transport support for the province. Power & Politics speaks with Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, about the situation. Also on the pod today, we check in on the state of COVID-19 in the U.S. and the Power Panel weighs i…
The "Gouzenko Affair" is often credited as a triggering event of the Cold War. However, behind the headlines is the story of a family seeking freedom in Canada.על ידי Jesse Harley, Rhys Waters / Frequency Podcast Network
Camp X was set up by Canada's spy master to develop and train agents in every aspect of silent killing and sabotage.על ידי Jesse Harley, Rhys Waters / Frequency Podcast Network
Yes James Bond is fictional, but the real man who inspired him was from Winnipeg. We explore the master spy, who's life work was to invent and define the very concept of what we call a spy today.על ידי Jesse Harley, Rhys Waters / Frequency Podcast Network
Harrowing stories are emerging about the wildfire that ripped through Lytton, B.C. People had to run for their lives and some didn't make it out. P&P speaks with Conservative MP Brad Vis, wildfire specialist Mike Flannigan and the Power Panel weighs in.
The Fenian raids of the mid-1800's forced Canada to create it's first ever secret police. Tasked with collecting information to feed back to the home militia, this is a story of mixed successes!על ידי Jesse Harley, Rhys Waters / Frequency Podcast Network
Where are you from? What do we really mean when we say, “I am a Canadian”? Or do we even say those words? Except for those of us who are not citizens, the rest of us could say, should we choose to, “I am a Canadian”. Or are we? If you are Indigenous, what do you say? The Inuit MP representing Nunavut, Mumilaaq Qaqqaq, in explaining why she is not r…
Power & Politics for Wednesday, June 30th with Green Leader Annamie Paul, Vancouver Mayor Kennedy Stewart, Alberta Finance Minister Travis Toews, Heritage Minister Steven Guilbeault, and the Power Panel.
Taylor and Matthew donate their time to appraise the ‘charitable acts’ of Craig and Marc Kielburger, the founders of WE Charity and ME to WE. We cover their lives from privileged wunderkinds to (allegedly) corrupt charity icons. We talk forbidden love with a donkey; the financial shenanigans that saw their charity (WE Charity) giving money to their…
In their annual Canada Day Sucks episode, Sandy and Nora talk colonialism, climate change and how Carolyn Bennett sucks a giant See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Power & Politics for Tuesday, June 29th with Senators Pamela Wallin and Dennis Dawson, Transport Minister Omar Alghabra, former deputy prime minister Anne McLellan, former deputy Conservative leader Lisa Raitt, and the Power Panel.
This week, the story of Canada's flying saucer, also known as the VZ-9 Avrocar. Built by a real life Tony Stark, Jack Frost was a maverick engineer who had a bold vision to re-invent aviation using the Coandă effect. Brought to you in partnership with Samsung. Visit samsung.com for more.על ידי Jesse Harley, Rhys Waters / Frequency Podcast Network
Power & Politics for Monday, June 28th with Infrastructure Minister Catherine McKenna, Father Ken Thorson of the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate, Carleton University Professor Philippe Lagassé, and the Power Panel.
Do you suppose Ontario retailers, barbers and nail salons will simply ignore the rules and open up for business on Canada Day? Perhaps the better question is, how many businesses will move to Step 2 on July 2nd (as originally planned) because it makes little or no sense to open up on Wednesday only to have to close down for the July 1st stat? We al…
Chief Judy Wilson, secretary-treasurer of the Union of British Columbia Indian Chiefs, discusses the group’s call for Carolyn Bennett to resign from cabinet after remarks directed at Jody Wilson-Raybould. And Martin Stringer reviews the parliamentary sitting with journalists Kristy Kirkup (The Globe and Mail), Tonda MacCharles (Toronto Star) and Ka…
Canadians react to the discovery of hundreds of unmarked graves near a former residential school in Saskatchewan; The Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister apologizes for a text she sent to Independent MP Jody Wilson Raybould; And will an election be called before MPs return from their summer break?על ידי Cable Public Affairs Channel (CPAC)
Power & Politics for Friday, June 25th with Union of B.C. Indian Chiefs President Grand Chief Stewart Phillip, Regina Archbishop Don Bolen, Iqaluit Mayor Kenny Bell, Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs Grand Chief Arlen Dumas, and the Power Panel.
More than 750 unmarked graves have been discovered at the site of a former Saskatchewan residential school. Peter Van Dusen has more coverage with Chief Bobby Cameron of the Federation of Sovereign Indian Nations, along with Indigenous Services Minister Marc Miller. Also: the latest analysis from political observers Anne McGrath, Tim Powers, and Su…
Hundreds of bodies are found in unmarked graves at a former residential school in Saskatchewan; Erin O’Toole denounces the movement to cancel Canada Day; And as this session of Parliament comes to an end, election speculation continues to increase.על ידי Cable Public Affairs Channel (CPAC)
Power & Politics for Thursday, June 24th with Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations Chief Bobby Cameron, Indigenous Services Minister Marc Miller, Lakehead University anthropology professor Scott Hamilton, and the Power Panel.This episode contains a story with distressing details. Support is available.Emotional Support for Survivors and Famili…
The House of Commons sitting comes to an end amid speculation of an election campaign later this year. Peter Van Dusen has the latest with MPs Adam Van Koeverden (Liberal), Eric Duncan (Conservative), and Peter Julian (NDP), plus journalists Joël-Denis Bellavance (La Presse), Susan Delacour (Toronto Star), and Althia Raj.…
The Prime Minister accuses the Conservatives of using procedural tactics to delay votes; The Canadian Armed Forces ombudsman says he’s often impeded by military and defence department officials; And China calls on the UN to investigate Canada for crimes against Indigenous people.על ידי Cable Public Affairs Channel (CPAC)
Power & Politics for Wednesday, June 23rd with New Brunswick Premier Blaine Higgs, Parliamentary Budget Officer Yves Giroux, Yukon Premier Sandy Silver, Leaders’ Debate Commission Executive Director Michel Cormier, and the Power Panel.
Taylor and Matthew talk Canadian news: We begin by acknowledging the tragic death of four members of a Muslim family by the hands of a hateful terrorist in London, Ontario. Also, the hypocrisy of Bloc and Conservative sentiments expressed to the media. Politics and religion intersect as churches thirsty for ‘persecution’ go against public health or…