Podcasts

Episode 2: Ontario Energy Prices with Vince Gasparro & Brian Platt

  In their second episode, Tara and Jonathan attempt to debunk some of the myths around electricity bill increases and chat about possible solutions.  They speak with Vince Gasperro, Managing Director of the Green Tomorrow Fund, and Brian Platt, digital editor at the Ottawa Citizen and frequent writer on Queen’s Park. Read Jon’s column from […]

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Ep. 47 – ROYAL ASSENT

Loonie Politics contributor Jonathan Scott joins the podcast to discuss the honest truth about electricity rates in Ontario . . . This content is restricted to subscribers

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Episode 1: The Urban-Rural Divide in Ontario

    In their initial podcast, Tara Mahoney and Jonathan Scott discuss the rural-urban divide as Ontario approaches the 2018 election. The podcast is based on a recent column written by Jonathan entitled Ontario’s two solitudes key to upcoming election.

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Ep. 46 – ROYAL ASSENT

Loonie Politics contributor Jonathan Scott joins the podcast to discuss PM Justin Trudeau’s cabinet shuffle and private family holiday . . . This content is restricted to subscribers

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Ep. 45 – ROYAL ASSENT

Decent economic performance — especially job growth — in Toronto and the surrounding Golden Horseshoe region is hiding the fact that the rest of Ontario still hasn’t fully recovered from the 2009 recession, finds a new study by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank.  Loonie Politics managing editor Robert Wood speaks […]

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Ep. 44 – ROYAL ASSENT

With the 2016 U.S. presidential election in the books, Loonie Politics managing editor Robert Wood discusses the results with Conrad Black who provides his unique analysis on why Donald Trump was successful . . . This content is restricted to subscribers

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Ep. 43 – ROYAL ASSENT

Donald Trump’s triumphant election as the next president of the United States may be the most astonishing political story of our lifetimes. The brash billionaire just beat a fearsome, well-funded and ruthless political machine, the sitting president, the media, his own party and our expectations.  US political commentator Rushad Thomas joins the program to discuss what exactly happened […]

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Ep. 42 – ROYAL ASSENT

Loonie Politics Managing Editor Robert Wood speaks with nineteen-year-old Sam Oosterhoff who is running for the Ontario Progressive Conservatives in the upcoming November 17th by-election in Niagara-West Glanbrook. Pat Sorbara, Premier Wynne’s former deputy chief of staff, was charged this week with two bribery counts under the provincial Election Act. Jonathan Scott joins the program to discuss […]

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Ep. 41 – ROYAL ASSENT

Loonie Politics Managing Editor Robert Wood speaks with NDP MP Nathan Cullen on the status of the Liberal government’s plans to change our election system. Is PM Trudeau now back tracking on making changes . . . This content is restricted to subscribers

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Ep. 40 – ROYAL ASSENT

Managing Editor Robert Wood speaks with Fred Chotard, Loonie Politics European Correspondent, on current politics in France and the views on #CETA and Justin Trudeau from across the pond . . . This content is restricted to subscribers

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