Jul 22, 2022 • 43M

Episode #52: Summer politics, from Poilievre to Trudeau

Supriya Dwivedi and Shannon Proudfoot join me to chat about the latest in federal politics

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Politics doesn’t take a summer vacation.

In the Conservative leadership race, Pierre Poilievre seems to be cruising toward a victory in September but Jean Charest isn’t throwing in the towel just yet. What will the results mean for the future of the party?

For the Liberals, the summer hasn’t been going great. From passports to airports and Ukraine, various problems keep dogging the government. Will this just be a summer Justin Trudeau will want to forget or the first signs of serious trouble?

This week on The Writ Podcast to discuss all this (and more), I’m joined by journalist Shannon Proudfoot and Supriya Dwivedi, Director of Policy and Engagement at the Centre for Media, Technology and Democracy, and Senior Counsel for Enterprise Canada. She’s also the co-host of the Seriously Podcast.

(Note: The news that Pierre Poilievre isn’t interested in attending the third Conservative debate came out after we recorded.)

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