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Quality Content Episode 13: Beyond Left and Right, with Tim Dixon

Host Alex Paterson is joined by Tim Dixon, co-founder of More in Common at the Global Progress conference in Montreal. Tim worked for years in U.K. and Australian politics before turning his attention to helping the world better understand what drives political polarization. Through this initiative, and years of research, Tim hopes to bring to light new narratives around what unites us vs. what divides us.

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Quality Content Episode 12: The Secret Life of Canada

Host Alex Paterson is joined by Falen Johnson and Leah-Simone Bowen, hosts of the indie turned CBC hit podcast The Secret Life of Canada. They talk about where the idea for the show came from, how they go about taking a look between the lines of Canadian history, and why it’s important to prioritize Indigenous and racialized stories.

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Quality Content Episode 10: The Millennial Challenge, with Caro Loutfi and Jeremy Heimans

“There’s a lot to learn from these new decentralized movements. They don’t look like institutions, they don’t have formal structured leadership, but they do have many leaders and their capacity to change norms can be immense.” Caro Loutfi, executive director of Apathy Is Boring, and Jeremy Heimans, CEO of Purpose, join host Sarah Turnbull at […]

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Quality Content Episode 9: Design[ing] Canada, with Greg Durrell

“Often times, the best graphic design works so well that we don’t even realize it’s there.” Host Alex Paterson is joined by designer and filmmaker Greg Durrell, whose documentary film Design Canada celebrates the golden era of Canadian graphic design, to discuss how symbols and illustrations continue to define Canada’s cultural identity. Subscribe: Apple Podcasts, Soundcloud, Google Play

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Quality Content Episode 6: The Age of Voter Rage, with Nik Nanos

Nik Nanos, author of The Age of Voter Rage, joins Alex Paterson in the Canada 2020 studio to talk about populism, the similarities between Donald Trump and Justin Trudeau’s campaign tactics, the unfulfilled promise of the Internet as a fact-checking tool, and professional wrestling.

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