January 22, 2020
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DYNASTIES #8 – The Regans
Gerald Regan was the premier of Nova Scotia, the founder of a powerful political dynasty, and one of the most prolific sexual predators in Canadian political history. Even after his death last November, few in the establishment are willing to recognize, let alone reckon with, his crimes.
Arshy Mann
Host & Producer, COMMONS
Jordan Cornish
Producer, COMMONS

Gerald Regan was the premier of Nova Scotia, the founder of a powerful political dynasty, and one of the most prolific sexual predators in Canadian political history. Even after his death last November, few in the establishment are willing to recognize, let alone reckon with, his crimes. 

This episode contains graphic depictions of sexual violence and won’t be suitable for all listeners.

Featured in this episode: Stephen Kimber, Maggie Rahr

To learn more:

Aphrodisiac: Sex, Politics, Power and Gerald Regan by Stephen Kimber 

“Uncomfortable silence at Province House” in The Coast by Maggie Rahr

“The complicated narrative of Gerald Regan” in The Chronicle Herald by Andrea Gunn

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Additional music:

Clean Soul” by Kevin Macleod, “Cylinder Five” by Chris Zabriskie, and “Easy Life” by Lee Rosevere, adapted.

I dunno” by grapes (c) copyright 2008 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (3.0) license. Ft: J Lang, Morusque

SUNBIRDS” by BOCrew (c) copyright 2012 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (3.0) license. Ft: THEDEEPR / THECORNER / feat : FORENSIC /

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