/Thread 43: SNC-Lavalin updates, Bill 21 reaction, and the end of the CWHL

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“From a political perspective, it would be very problematic, not insurmountable but very problematic, for a leader to accept someone who is not a leader in his or her party setting conditions.”

Host Sarah Turnbull is joined by /Thread panelists Shannon Proudfoot of Maclean’s and David Reevely of The Canadian Press. The trio discuss: the latest in the SNC-Lavalin affair, including the ousting of Jody Wilson-Raybould and Jane Philpott from the Liberal caucus; reaction to Quebec Premier François Legault’s proposed secularization bill; and saying goodbye to the Canadian Women’s Hockey League.

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Wonk with Mike Episode 18: Immigrants and the Quebec Election, with Leslie Cheung

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“It creates a pecking order. If Muslims are first on the list of not Quebecois or not Quebecois enough than who’s next on the list?”

Host Mike Moffatt is joined by “recovering academic” Leslie Cheung whose research on second generation immigrant identity in Quebec – and sub-nationalism more broadly – provides a deeper understanding of the dynamics at play in the fall Quebec election.

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