Episode #3 - Go West where the skies aren't blue
338Canada's Philippe J. Fournier joins the show on this week's episode of The Writ
This week on The Writ podcast, with special guest Philippe J. Fournier of 338Canada:
In the news
Justin Trudeau heads to Western Canada, announcing funding for transit in Calgary and child care in British Columbia.
Erin O’Toole pitches an equalization rebate to Albertans.
Jody Wilson-Raybould announces she will not run for re-election.
The Green Party saga continues.
Polls of the week
Abacus Data: What you really think about the federal leaders.
Nanos Research: O’Toole falls to third on Best Prime Minister.
Questions and answers
Which party do the Liberals need to go through to win a majority?
What are the prospects for the New Democrats?
Do provincial politics have an influence on federal elections?
The 1921 Alberta provincial election.
Sources: John E. Brownlee: A Biography by Franklin Foster, Alberta Premiers of the Twentieth Century edited by Bradford J. Rennie, The Progressive Party in Canada by W.L. Morton and election-atlas.ca by J.P. Kirby.