Host Sarah Turnbull is joined by Tim Powers of Summa Strategies and David Reevely of The Canadian Press to discuss: General Motors’ closure of five North American auto plants and how USMCA ties into the discussion, Ontario’s proposed climate plan, and Green Party leader Elizabeth May’s engagement news.
Host Sarah Turnbull sits down to chat about the week that was with Mary Anne Carter of Earnscliffe Strategy Group and Marco Vigliotti of iPolitics. The group dives into the fall fiscal update, delivered by Finance Minister Bill Morneau on Wednesday, including tax breaks for corporate Canada and government media bailouts. Also discussed: the ongoing abuse scandal at St. Michael’s College School where six teens have been charged with sexual assault.
Host Sarah Turnbull is joined by National Post reporter Marie-Danielle Smith and The Logic reporter Murad Hemmadi to break down a few of the week’s top headlines. Topics include: Toronto’s failed Amazon HQ2 bid and tax competitiveness, alleged Facebook coverups, and Celine Dion’s bizarre TV advertisement promoting her new gender neutral kids clothing line.
Host Sarah Turnbull is joined by iPolitics reporter Marieke Walsh and Buzzfeed’s news curator and social media editor Elamin Abdelmahmoud to discuss political sex scandals, the U.S. midterm elections, and the Maclean’s “resistance” photo shoot.
Host Sarah Turnbull is joined by National Post reporter Stuart Thomson, senior consultant at Earnscliffe Strategy Group Mary Anne Carter, and producer Aaron Reynolds. The group unpacks Statistics Canada’s plan to obtain Canadians’ financial data from banking institutions, Mark Zuckerberg’s requested attendance from a joint parliamentary hearing, and Google employees’ global walkout.
“Most of us live in a world that we know is complicated and we know things can’t be as simple as people are saying but it’s far too easy to turn the world into friends and enemies, all bad all good.” Host Sarah Turnbull is joined by Toronto Star columnist and Ottawa bureau chief, Susan […]
“Police essentially have the right to stop just about any driver they suspect of intoxication which is much freer reign than police have had and history shows us that we ought to worry about how that discretion is going to be used.” On the 20th episode of /Thread, host Sarah Turnbull is joined by Shannon […]
“The idea that carbon taxes don’t work – I’m sure you could misdesign them and mess them up – but you’re arguing essentially that prices don’t affect behaviour, which is not the way I live and it’s not the way anyone else lives as far as I know.” Host Sarah Turnbull is joined by David Reevely, […]
“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, […]