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#263 The Loudmouth Senator

February 4, 2019

Paula Simons did something that makes a lot of journalists cringe. She went into politics. The former Edmonton Journal columnist is now an independent senator. She speaks about crossing over, using social media to pull back the curtain on Canadian politics… and the Senate’s secret snack machine.

Senate Unanimously Adopts Canada’s First Press-Shield Bill

April 21, 2017

It now goes to the House, where Liberals will have to decide if they’re serious about journalistic freedom.

Can a Conservative Be a Feminist?

April 25, 2016

Should a politician’s voting record prevent her from speaking up about sexism? Why protestors were living inside the offices of Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada across the country. And Mike Duffy’s acquitted. Jane Lytvenenko joins Supriya Dwivedi.

Rogue Senators

March 14, 2016

Senator Diane Bellemare quit the Conservative caucus, saying pressure to toe the party line is getting in the way of Senators doing their jobs.

A Senator On Mischief, Mutiny And Men’s Rights

January 7, 2016

A difficult interview in which Senator Anne C. Cools dismisses the need to audit senators’ expenses and denies that violence is a gendered problem.

SHORT CUTS – Senate Elections/Budget Boredom/RadioOnTheTV

April 22, 2015

Comedian/economist/”candidate” Scott Vrooman on the federal budget and CBC TV’s “get ‘er done” programming strategy.

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