Episode #16 - You say yes, I say no
Albertans vote in two referendums (among other things), how the premiers are faring and a UFO sighting in Ontario, all this and more on this week's episode of The Writ.
This week on The Writ podcast:
In the news
Annamie Paul is still leader of the Green Party, at least until some (more) legal issues are settled.
Judicial recounts confirm the election results in two federal ridings.
Nova Scotia finally sets a fixed election date — in the summer?
Dave Cournoyer of Daveberta.ca and the Daveberta Podcast joins the show to discuss the upcoming municipal, senatorial and referendum votes in Alberta. You can watch the interview on YouTube:
Polls of the week
The Angus Reid Institute gives us an update on which premiers are up and which are down (hint: most are down). Poll here, my write-up is here.
Questions and answers
What will be remembered as the lasting legacy of the federal election?
What are the odds the country goes to the polls before 2025?
Could any provincial premiers or party leaders make the jump to federal leadership?
The 1919 Ontario election, which introduced Ontarians to the concept of UFOs (and not the flying kind).
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This week’s podcast title musical inspiration courtesy of The Beatles:
Thanks for listening!