Blazing wildfires. Pipeline stand-offs. Unpredictable floods. Men in suits arguing... One of our era's most urgent, high-stakes stories is also the hardest one to get right.
December 17, 2018
#15 Sure Climate Change Is Bad, But Do We Need Florida?
Well if nobody else is going to talk about the IPCC report on our impending doom, we guess we will. Justin sits down with MP Nathaniel Erskine-Smith, the most outspoken member of the Liberal caucus. And is Andrew Scheer really going to make us keep talking about pot?
October 23, 2018
#230 The Pipeline Approval Was Rigged
No outcome other than an approval was ever possible.
May 6, 2018
Guy Caron, Guaranteed Income And Climate Refugees
Welcome back to a brand-new season of Commons!
To kick things off, the Commons team is profiling each of the four candidates vying to replace Thomas Mulcair as leader of the federal NDP. This week, we speak with Guy Caron.
Also, we look at the summer political stories that evolved while we were on hiatus: the Charlottesville tragedy and subsequent events in Canada, the influx of asylum seekers crossing the border and Trudeau’s cabinet shuffle which may have just doubled the bureaucracy for Indigenous peoples.
September 12, 2017
Let’s Radicalize Climate Change!
We've finally figured out how to get the media to treat climate change like an emergency.
October 15, 2015
By Scott Vrooman
#100 Margaret Atwood
Prize-winning author, Twitter enthusiast, and censored columnist Margaret Atwood schools Jesse on technology, dictators, and CanLit.