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How Justin Won

June 12, 2016

How did the Liberals win the election? Author Susan Delacourt knows.

SHORT CUTS – Which News Org won the Election?

October 29, 2015

In this dissection of election media coverage, Macleans’s Laura Payton peers in while Jesse holds the knife.


October 26, 2015

Kady O’Malley might be the 1st Canadian journalist who gets paid, primarily, to report the news via Twitter. Ottawa Citizen calls her Canada’s first mobile-focused political journalist. Jesse and Kady discuss social media journalism and the relationship between journalists and politicians.

SHORT CUTS – Munk Debate/Trudeau’s Hard Knock Life

October 22, 2015

Robert Jago of Some Random Political Blog and Simren Sandhu of The True North Times tackle the Munk Debate and Jon Kay’s profile of Justin Trudeau.

SHORT CUTS – End Game: Dirty Tricks

October 15, 2015

Mark Bourrie talks dirty campaign moves, Jeffrey Simpson’s 10,000 word Globe and Mail piece, and the credibility of polls.

Campaign Ads (are for grandmas)

October 8, 2015

Andray Domise and Desmond Cole talk campaign ads with Jen Gerson and Scott Matthews. Featuring a special guest appearance from Andray’s grandma.

Knock Knock

October 8, 2015

Desmond Cole follows a Green Party candidate and his volunteers as they door-knock in the riding of Toronto-Danforth.

What are women’s issues, anyway?

October 8, 2015

Septembre Anderson and Naomi Sayers tell Desmond Cole what they think women’s issues are, and what they make of how they’re treated in our politics.

A Conservative Makes His Case

October 8, 2015

Cartoonist and conservative commentator J.J. McCullough tells Andray and Desmond why he’s voting Conservative in this election. It gets uncomfortable.

A Historic Election

October 7, 2015

We’ve never seen one like this before. Desmond Cole is back to talk three-way races, minority governments and party cooperation with Paul Fairie (@paulisci) and Mychaylo Prystupa (@Mychaylo). Plus, Andray Domise is reticent to embrace coalitions.

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