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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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/Thread Episode 25: Tax competitiveness, media bailouts, and where hypermasculinity meets abuse

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.

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/Thread Episode 24: Amazon HQ2 bid, Facebook drama, and Celine Dion’s clothing ad

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.

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Explain Like I’m Five Episode 18: Pipelines, with Sean Kheraj

Sean Kheraj, associate professor of Canadian and Environmental History at York University, joins host Aaron Reynolds to explain energy pipelines in Canada: what they do, why we have them, and how the conversation around them has changed in the last fifty years. Recorded live at Central Cafe in Toronto.

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