Apologies for the long hiatus. This podcast was recorded back on October 26. In this episode Josh and his anonymous municipal political activist explain how municipalities work politically, including their relationship with the province. We also discuss the Sudbury bribery trial being thrown out by the judge, as well as Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario … Continue reading The No Wynne Scenario Podcast (Ep. 8): Municipalities and the Province (October 26, 2017)
By Josh Lieblein Nothing shatters the relative calm of Canadian discourse so completely as a full-throated Albertan cry for redress against the perfidious East. When Ryan Rados raked my home province of Ontario over the coals in his justifiably harsh missive, I felt the burn. I can't argue with Ryan's characterization of our out-of-control debt … Continue reading A Warning to Albertans: Prepare Yourselves for the Identity Politics Onslaught
This week Josh and Graeme discuss the energy fiasco Ontario is currently mired in. We also talk about the announcements of Liberal MPPs Liz Sandals and Deb Matthews leaving provincial politics at the end of their terms, and how the Liberals are trying to frame Patrick Brown as Trumpian.
On this episode Graeme and Josh try to navigate and make sense of the Ontario health care system maze. Josh tells us about the unveiling of Ontario Proud's anti-Wynne moving truck in Richmond Hill. Josh also takes Graeme to task for taking the now-cancelled and racist "Dirty Chinese Restaurant" video game, created by Markham trolls, … Continue reading The No Wynne Scenario Podcast (Ep. 5): Moving Truck, the Ontario Health Care Labyrinth, and Video Game Trolling
This week Graeme and Josh look at Ontario government and party ads, including how recent changes to legislation may have affected fundraising and rules for both types of ads. But first, Josh gives us an update on the Gas Plant Trial. At the end we also discuss what the hell a Red Tory means, and … Continue reading The No Wynne Scenario Podcast (Ep. 4): Laughing Gas and Ads Bonanza
This week Graeme and Josh look at the changes to the Electoral Boundaries Act and then go over Conservative Leader Patrick Brown's and Premier Kathleen Wynne's tiff over some (choice?) wording Brown used last week. But first, Josh tells us about his experience trudging through muck in bucolic Walton where the Ontario party leaders attended … Continue reading The No Wynne Scenario Podcast (Ep. 3): Muddy Fields and New Seats
This week Graeme Gordon and Josh Lieblein look at which MPPs in the Liberal Party of Ontario have left, are leaving, haven't decided, and are staying. We also go over some developments from the Sudbury bribery trial during last week's proceedings, including Premier Wynne taking the stand to give testimony. (Let us be VERY clear, … Continue reading The No Wynne Scenario Podcast (Ep. 2): Should I Stay or Should I Go?
The No Wynne Scenario Podcast is a new show hosted by Graeme Gordon and Josh Lieblein. As we explain in the inaugural episode, our podcast is going to focus primarily on reviewing the Ontario Liberal Party's reign over Queen's Park in the last decade-and-a-half, but we'll also hold no punches when discussing the Ontario NDP … Continue reading The No Wynne Scenario Podcast (Ep. 1)