July 11, 2022
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Patrick Brown was disqualified from the Conservative's leadership race. But what does that mean? And why are these internal politics always so... stabby?
Jesse Brown
Host & Publisher
Sarah Lawrynuik
Senior Producer
Cherise Seucharan
Reporter, CANADALAND
Jonathan Goldsbie
News Editor
Tristan Capacchione
Audio Editor & Technical Producer
Kieran Oudshoorn
Managing Editor, Podcasts

Patrick Brown was disqualified from the Conservative Leadership race. He’s denied allegations filed by a whistleblower that he was knowingly mismanaging how campaign staff were being paid. He’s vowed to appeal the disqualification decision. But in the meantime, what would this move mean for Canadian politics? Does it mean a Pierre Poilievre coronation?

Canadians are known for voting parties out of office, not into office. Which means after the Liberals have been in power for seven years and we’re looking to be on the cusp of a recession, the person who leads the Conservative party next could easily be Canada’s next prime minister.

Featured in this episode: Jen Gerson, co-founder of The Line.

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