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2020 Live Episode 14: In conversation with the Minister of Rural Economic Development, Bernadette Jordan

Hon. Bernadette Jordan, Minister of Rural Economic Development, joins Alex Paterson in the Canada 2020 studio to discuss the challenges and opportunities of improved connectivity infrastructure across the country. Listen to hear Minister Jordan take questions from the live studio audience about what is being done in rural parts of Canada to improve connectivity, and why it’s so important for the economy.

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/Thread 41:Budget 2019, SNC-Lavalin updates, and Trump’s possible opponents in 2020

Host Sarah Turnbull is joined by /Thread panelists Shannon Proudfoot of Maclean’s and David Reevely of The Canadian Press. The trio discuss: key takeaways from the Liberal’s pre-election budget; SNC-Lavalin updates, including the resignation of the Clerk of the Privy Council Michael Wernick, the justice committee’s decision to shutdown the investigation, and former Cabinet Minister Jane Philpott’s interview in Maclean’s. To cap it off, they look at the democrats hoping to take down President Trump in the 2020 U.S. election.

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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 31: Trump’s address to the nation, Liberal cabinet shuffles, and Kim Campbell’s profanity

Host Sarah Turnbull sits down with Susan Delacourt, national columnist and Ottawa bureau chief at the Toronto Star and David Reevely, news editor at The Canadian Press to talk about the week’s headlines. Topics include: U.S. President Donald Trump’s address to the nation regarding the proposed wall at the U.S./Mexico border, the Liberal’s impending cabinet shuffle following MP Scott Brison’s retirement announcement, and former Prime Minister Kim Campbell’s profanity on Twitter.

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