#709 Canadian Politics Don’t Have To Suck
With the election coming in two weeks, Jesse sits down for an interview with Tiffany Lam, producer of The Backbench, to discuss what kind of politics show her and Fatima are making and how a politics show can be fun, accessible and nutritious. The interview is followed by the most recent episode of The Backbench. Subscribe to The Backbench to be informed about the important issues of this election.
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The Liberals promised to inject 6-billion more dollars into our healthcare system last week, but will more money mean more healthcare? Meanwhile, regional federal parties have dropped their platforms with distinct climate plans, posing a possible threat to major parties.
This week’s contributors: Leena Minifie, Emilie Nicolas, Stuart Thomson
- Jen Gerson’s Maclean’s piece on the Maverick Party
- Fatima & Emma MacIntosh’s National Observer 2019 piece on whether politicians should be blocking voters
- Mark McKinnon’s Globe and Mail piece on Ukraine rescuing Canada-bound Afghans