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#74 The Pre-U.S. Election Anxiety Show

An uncertain outcome in the upcoming U.S. presidential election is a real possibility that Canadians need to navigate. Senior Fellow at the Macdonald-Laurier Institute Balkan Devlen explains why and how.

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#73 Made In Canada Without Pride

US President Donald Trump’s rallying cry to a hate group warrants a review of where the Proud Boys are at today. Dr. Barbara Perry speaks on this Canadian export and to what extent they pose a threat to Canadian society and the upcoming US election.

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#72 Snap Election Clapback, CERB Forever!

BC’s new Green Party leader Sonia Furstenau weighs in on Premier John Horgan’s ‘cynical’ political calculation. And ‘CEO activist’ Floyd Marinescu offers his lobby group’s cost-benefit analysis of a universal basic income.

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#71 Fall Political Preview

Snap election this fall? Erin O'Who? How many jobs can Chrystia Freeland have?

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#70 Who’s Afraid of the COVID Alert App?

Can you guess which OPPO host has downloaded the app? Citizen Lab’s Christopher Parsons joins us to assuage privacy concerns and/or irrational fears about the federal government’s new app to contain the coronavirus.

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#69 QAnon Comes To Canada

Cars, machinery, and now conspiracy theories. The U.S. continues its proud tradition of exports to Canada as QAnon gains traction north of the border. Marc-André Argentino joins to walk us through the origins and future of QAnon in Canada.

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#68 Why Working Moms Are Dreading September

The pandemic has already had a disproportionate impact on women, especially those with children. But how much worse could that be if schools don’t reopen soon? Dr. Sylvia Fuller joins to explain.

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#67 Everybody Else Is Abolishing The Police, So Why Can’t We?

As calls to defund continue to grow, why not imagine what Canada would look like without police? Robyn Maynard joins us to unpack the idea.

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