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Politics in Canada right now with journalists Jen Gerson and Justin Ling.

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  • Jen Gerson
  • Justin Ling

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#40 A Modest Plan To Eat The Rich

The campaign is on! Finally! Who won the first Trudeau-less debate? And why the other parties should actually listen to the NDP's wealth tax plan.

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#39 Who Has The Whitest Candidates? (It’s Not The PPC!)

How representative are the federal party candidates (so far)? We crunched the numbers. And the meth crisis was a provincial election issue in Manitoba — here's why the rest of Canada should take note. 

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#38 Our House In The Middle Of An Election

Here's everything you missed in Canadian politics this summer. Plus, we talk housing with Employment Minister Patty Hajdu. And ... what's happening with the NDP?

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#37 Is Jason Kenney Stoking Alberta Separatism?

Alberta's premier wants a referendum on ... what exactly? And Justin Ling wants you to calm down about climate change "muzzling." Plus, meet some intriguing candidates to keep an eye on.

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#36 Fake News Election Panic

After the Mounties' massive manhunt for two murder suspects, Justin questions whether the RCMP's mandate is overstretched — and makes the case that their role in local policing should be an election issue. And with the election looming, there's a frenzy over fake news. But is it even a problem?

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#35 How Alberta Got Weed Right

While some provinces are still trying to figure out booze, others have already gotten a good start on weed. Who’s doing sin best?

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#34 Does Québec Get A Pass On Racism?

Québec’s secularism bill is a godawful tragedy, the NDP’s platform leaves a lot to be desired, and Andrew Scheer is feeling cramped in Doug Ford’s clown car.

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#33 Don’t Worry Britain, Stephen Harper Will Fix Brexit

Who should be allowed to pay for political advertising in Canada? Conservative MP and Foreign Affairs Critic Erin O’Toole explains what’s wrong with the current set of rules. And things have gotten so bad in the United Kingdom that they’ve brought in noted public relations authority Stephen Harper to help broker Brexit.

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