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/Thread Episode 32: Welcoming refugees, Liberal cabinet reorg, and Gillette’s “toxic masculinity” ad

Host Sarah Turnbull is joined by Shannon Proudfoot of Maclean’s and Tim Powers of Summa Strategies, to chat about the week’s headlines. Topics include: The welcoming of a Saudi teen fleeing her allegedly abusive family, the ups and downs of the Liberal’s cabinet shuffle, drama in the Burnaby South by-election, and Gillette’s new “toxic masculinity” ad that’s sparking controversy.

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/Thread Episode 27: First Ministers’ mtg, Remembering 41, and tweets to Trevor Noah

Host Sarah Turnbull is joined by Stuart Thomson of the National Post and Sarah Goldfeder of Earnscliffe Strategy Group. The group discuss: possible outcomes of the First Ministers’ meeting in Montreal and why tensions are already high, the passing of former U.S. President George H.W. Bush, and the prime minister’s tweet to Trevor Noah.

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Brief Remarks: A Canada 2020 Podcast

We reveal the behind the scenes world of federal politics in Canada. Fun, fast and largely factual, we speak with the people who make decisions and the ones who influence the decision makers. This is not a news program. It’s more like a guidebook to our democracy as it unfolds.

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