Episodes

The Vaccines for Some, Miniature Canadian Flags for Others Episode

In this week’s episode, for global politics, with the arrival of the Omicron variant, we talk about vaccine distribution strategy. What is best from a utility perspective and how might this diverge from the best course for countries politically? We discuss! We then talk about federal politics, with the (shocking) unanimous passing of the anti-conversion…

The Throne Back to Where We Were Episode

In this week’s episode, for federal politics, we talk about the Throne Speech that was for the governing Liberals. Were there any revelations or tea leaves to be read about the future of the Justin Trudeau government, we’ll discuss! For provincial politics, we dissect the United Conservative Party (UCP) Annual General Meeting (AGM) that took…

The Gambling Big at the Grey Eagle Casino Episode

In this week’s episode, it is our triumphant return to American politics, where we discuss the off-year election results, Biden’s low approval ratings and what it all means for the mid-term elections – and the Presidency in 2024. We also return to our first love (?) of provincial politics, with Jason Kenney under fire from…

The COPs and Randys Episode

In this week’s episode, it’s the long-awaited return of Global Politics, with analysis of the COP26 conference in Glasgow. We talk about the federal government’s big announcement to cap oil and gas emissions as well as Mark Carney’s Big Finance Crew’s deal to possible be more responsible with global investment. For DocReport this week, Mike…

The Anita Better Way to Predict Cabinet Episode

In this week’s episode, we honestly and openly review our Predictorama guesses for who would occupy what position in the federal Liberal cabinet picks (spoiler alert: we weren’t even close). We also delve into the logic and politics behind Trudeau’s (actual) picks…and who became ‘non-picks’, ahem, talking to you (astronaut) Marc Garneau. For BookReport this…

The Chu-se the Wrong Candidate Episode

In this week’s episode, we are doing Predictorama for the federal cabinet picks that will be coming out next week – how wrong will we be? We will see! We also talk about the results for the Calgary municipal election, which had Jyoti Gondek defeating handily Jeromy (Fartface) Farkas. Also, we couldn’t get away with…

The Flo Rida of the Plebiscite Episode

In this week’s episode, we have our second (and, sadly, last) installment of Municipal (Calgary) ELECTION WATCH! For this one, we go through a scorching hot take of the last candidates debate that just happened on Thursday night. We also go into Predictorama-mode and offer our pronouncements on who will occupy the big seat of…

The Fartface (Farkas) Running Out of Gas Episode

In this week’s episode, we talk about the Liberals vaccine mandate plan of action released this week. Is it a political and/or public policy winner? What will the Conservatives say as a rebuttal? We’ll discuss! We also have Municipal (Calgary) ELECTION WATCH, where we give you the latest info on the polls and also a…

The Alberta Gets Hit in the Face with Rakes Episode

In this week’s episode, we get back to the dumpster fire that is the COVID situation in Alberta (oh how we missed it…). We talk about the situation and whether Kenney’s leadership/the UCP will be able to survive from it. We then talk about the Calgary mayoral race, which is on October 18th (don’t forget…

The Overeating at the Election Buffet Episode

In this week’s episode, it’s…wait for it (one last time)…Election Watch! In the pod, we examine the federal election results to see how close we were in our seat/popular vote Predictorama! Of course, we also talk about the politics driving why we were so right/wrong. We then dive deep into the future of each of…

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