Episode #19 - I Am The Premier

Manitoba names a new premier, the federal fundraising numbers are in, and the latest from Queen's Park, all this and more on this week's episode of The Writ.

  
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This week on The Writ podcast:

In the news

  • The third quarter fundraising numbers are in, and the Conservatives have raised the most money (again), but the Liberals and Bloc Québécois set new records.

  • Sabrina Nanji of Queen’s Park Observer is back to give us the latest in Ontario political news. Check out her newsletter here.

  • Last weekend, the Manitoba PCs named their new leader and on Tuesday Heather Stefanson was sworn-in as premier. Curtis Brown of Probe Research joins the show to explain how it all happened, and what’s next in Manitoba politics. You can watch my interview with Curtis below:

Questions and answers

  • What happens if the next election is held before the new riding boundaries are set?

  • How are Canadian and American elections different?

  • Can Brian Jean finally make his way to the Alberta premier’s office?

  • The Ontario PCs are trying to woo labour — what’s the role of unions in deciding vote outcomes?

If you have any questions you’d like me to answer in next week’s episode, leave a comment below, tweet me or send me an email. You can also listen to episodes of The Writ Podcast on YouTube by subscribing to my channel here.

This week’s podcast title musical inspiration courtesy of Shelly Glover and The Beatles: