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January-February 2020

Spotlight on The Alberta Advantage podcast

Podcast gives a left-wing perspective on local politics

Ben Cohen

The Premier of Alberta is a Conservative. Every single seat in the province bar one went blue in the last federal election. Despite the severe lack of representation in government, those with leftward ideologies still exist in Alberta. Where can they turn to hear friendly voices? The Alberta Advantage podcast. The bi-monthly podcast was born […] More »

Friday FTW: CANADALAND offers critical media discussions

Joe Thomson

An aging man in a green turtleneck loudly plunks at the keys on his dusty keyboard. He finishes writing and the corners of his mouth curl upward involuntarily as he reads it. For he is a “media critic” in Canada and he has just written an assortment of banal criticisms that now give way to […] More »

Podcast preview: Listen to our interview with Duff Conacher on Monday

nick taylor-vaisey

You know something is afoot in Ottawa when the lobbyists are worried. When those brave souls who venture to Parliament Hill in search of handshakes and backslaps—and make a small fortune in the process—get their hackles up, something is surely out of order. This week, order was shaken off its moorings by Rahim Jaffer. Since […] More »

Hey, we (re)launched the new This Magazine podcast today!

Graham F. Scott

We experimented with a few one-off podcasts sometime last year, but with the dawn of a new decade, and armed with some New Year’s Resolutions to be as awesome as possible, This is launching a new podcast series today — cleverly titled “Listen to This,” geddit? We’ll be posting new Q&As with some fascinating Canadian […] More »