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
#97 Cuddler Of Democracy
Canadian protestors imitate angry Americans, the Liberals get into the online quiz biz and Toronto Life's profile of Star reporter Raveena Aulakh. Danielle Paradis of Metro Edmonton co-hosts.
December 8, 2016
Electoral Reform, or How New Zealand Got a Rastafari MP
Andray and Desmond speak to a former New Zealand politician about the electoral reform his country went through. Conservative strategist Jim Burnett thinks it would never work in Canada.