Apr 15 • 37M

Episode #39: Poilievre's crowds and Trudeau's budget

Aaron Wherry and Supriya Dwivedi join me to chat about the latest in federal politics.

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Last week’s federal budget marked the first budget since the 2021 federal election and the first test of the deal struck between the Liberals and New Democrats that could keep Justin Trudeau in office until 2025.

What does the budget say about both this deal and the plans for Trudeau’s third term in office?

Meanwhile, the Conservative leadership race has been heating up as candidates go on the attack — Charest vs. Poilievre, Poilievre vs. Brown, and everyone avoiding saying anything critical of Leslyn Lewis in hopes of getting the second-choice support of her backers.

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To discuss all of this, this week I’m joined by the CBC’s Aaron Wherry and Supriya Dwivedi, Director of Policy and Engagement at the Centre for Media, Technology and Democracy, and Senior Counsel for Enterprise Canada.

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