A new book tries to shed a little light on the dynamic between governments and the press. Power, Prime Ministers, and The Press charts the sometimes fractious, sometimes symbiotic history of the prime ministers and the Parliamentary press corps. The author is my old friend and colleague Bob Lewis and he joins me on The Full Count.Read More
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Welcome to Jody and BD, a podcast by veteran broadcasters Jody Vance and Bruce Dowbiggin. She’s a cat from the coast. His head is in the mountains. She’s a liberal. He’s a conservative. She likes baseball. He’s into golf. What can they possibly agree on? On this episode, they discuss Justin Trudeau, Jian Gomeshi, and the Emmy’s.Read More
The never-ending saga of the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Pipeline has reached a
crucial point. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government and the Alberta legislature have both made significant moves in the effort to push the project through against the B.C. NDP/Green coalition government. To gain some perspective on all this, The Full Count welcomes back Brett Wilson, Canadian investment banker, businessman, investor, and philanthropist.
As we speak Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is watching his net value sink by billions of dollars. Companies such as Cambridge Analytics, a British company, have been used by political parties on both sides of the aisle to target their voters. That’s why we have invited our friend Jess Hirsh back to the Full Count. When we don’t understand the world of data, tech and social media we call on Jesse, who lectures and writes on these subjects.Read More
On Not The Public Podcast we’re joined by Jackson Doughart, editor of The Prince Arthur Herald, and ask him Is Conservatism dead? Both the Liberals and Conservatives have just wrapped up their first national conventions since the election of Justin Trudeau as prime minister. How is he doing since deposing Steven Harper? What is the state of conservatism since their fall to there Liberals?Read More
Bruce talks with Steve Paikin about the Canadian Election, from the Trudeau narrative to the Conservatives late wane in the polls.