“No matter which jurisdiction you live in, one of the most difficult areas of law is sexual assault law because it’s my word against yours…in this area you’re forced to perform or re-perform what has happened to you like you’re on stage.” Mary Anne Carter, senior consultant at Earnscliffe Strategy Group and /Thread regular Mike […]
“It’s the polarization that terrifies me. It’s the idea that democrats and republicans can’t do anything together in the United States anymore. This is a really vivid and highly intimate look into what polarization can do to human beings and to due process.” Host Sarah Turnbull chats with National Post reporter Marie-Danielle Smith and author, political commentator, […]
On this very special mobile edition of /Thread, host Sarah Turnbull and guests Mike Moffatt and Aaron Reynolds talk about now Conservative MP Leona Alleslev’s floor-crossing, the Twitter uproar over Bert and Ernie’s sexuality, and conspiracy theories about Brett Kavanaugh’s doppelgänger. Recorded live on VIA Rail train 34, travelling from Ottawa to Montréal. Subscribe: Apple Podcasts, Soundcloud, Google Play
“Can the constitution withstand political actors who don’t respect it?” Host Sarah Turnbull is joined by Mike Moffatt and Aaron Reynolds for a look back at the week that was. Topics include: understanding Premier Ford’s use of the notwithstanding clause, with special guest Vanessa MacDonnell; Max Bernier’s political party branding; and pot regulations at the […]
“I found the op-ed interesting to read, a fascinating read, but I also felt a bit betrayed by the process…to me it seemed a bit like journalistic gamesmanship.” Host Sarah Turnbull is joined by Sarah Goldfeder, principle at Earnscliffe Strategy Group and expert in U.S.-Canada trade relations, and Kelsey Johnson, iPolitics agriculture and trade reporter, to […]
Just like regular /Thread, only smaller: producers Sarah and Aaron are on vacation, so Alex and Mike take a condensed look-back at the current state of NAFTA negotiations, discuss the political mess that is the TransMountain pipeline, and then give their picks for their favourite episodes that you might have missed on the 2020 Network so far – enjoy!
Host Sarah Turnbull is joined by Mike Moffatt and journalist Dale Smith to chat about Quebec MP Maxime Bernier’s departure from the CPC, Ontario Premier Doug Ford’s appearances across Canada, and Hayley Wickenheiser joining the Toronto Maple Leafs leadership team. Subscribe: Apple Podcasts, Soundcloud, Google Play
Sarah Turnbull and Alex Paterson are joined by former diplomat and Macleans editor-at-large Scott Gilmore for a look back at the week. Topics include investing in cannabis, reactions to the Boston Globe’s #enemyofnone editorial campaign, and how to react to Maxime Bernier’s Twitter rant about multiculturalism.
Aaron Reynolds and Alex Paterson are joined by Sarah Goldfeder and Josh McJannett to talk about the week that just ended. Topics include diplomacy by tweet, Space Force and Canada’s place in space innovation, and Buck-a-Beer backlash. Plus, we play the tweet game.
Host Sarah Turnbull is joined by Mike Moffatt, Aaron Reynolds, and Alex Paterson in the Canada 2020 studio to wrap up the week. Topics include Ontario News Now and comparisons to the CBC, and the Liberal government’s track record on gay rights issues. Plus, Alex, Mike, and Aaron face off in the tweet game.