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NB: Spin Reduxit

 

NB: Spin Reduxit

Spin Reduxit is CBC New Brunswick's political blog. CBC reporters Jacques Poitras and Daniel McHardie analyze the latest in New Brunswick politics and decode the spin emanating out of the provincial legislature.

Updated: Weekly
Download episodes from this podcast for: 6 months
Visit Show Site: http://www.cbc.ca/nb/blogs/spinreduxit/

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Charlie's conundrum

Charlie McGettigan is eight years old, freckled and fearless. Despite her confidence, Charlie wrestles with a problem that has the kids at school making faces at her.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:27:29]

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Wit's end, Part 1

What's it like to go mad and be crazy, living at wit's end?

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[mp3 file: runs00:54:00]

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'I want to be a woman'

A rural senior asks his wife for help transitioning to female.

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[mp3 file: runs00:18:42]

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Mr. Money Mustache's guide to badass frugality

Peter Adeny, aka Mr. Money Mustache, has what he thinks is a better path to financial security.

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[mp3 file: runs00:54:00]

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June 7, 2015: The More English but Not Less French Edition

Dan and Jacques pick over Gallant's cabinet shuffle.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:14:15]


May 30, 2016: The "They Called Him, Maybe" Edition

Dan and Jacques unpack controversial comments by Stephen Horsman and Donald Arseneault about Bill 21, look at the Liberal decision to extend the fracking moratorium, and analyze Jake Stewart's entry into the PC leadership race.

Download May 30, 2016: The "They Called Him, Maybe" Edition
[mp3 file: runs 00:22:13]


May 6, 2016: The Narrowly Broad/Broadly Narrow Edition

Dan and Jacques look at the entry of Mike Allen and Mel Norton into the PC leadership race.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:22:04]


April 12, 2016: The He Actually Used the Word Omnibus Edition

Dan and Jacques discuss the two Liberal reversals on contentious legislation, and the decision to say Yes to a repeal of Saint John's tax break for Canaport LNG.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:16:21]


April 4, 2016: The Omnicast Bill

Dan and Jacques discuss the meaning of the word "omnibus," ask what's up with the PC objections to weed subsidies, and consider whether the Gallant Liberals' woes are as bad as they seem.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:18:46]


March 18, 2016: The Outsider Edition

Dan and Jacques discuss Blaine Higgs's entry into the PC leadership race, the fight over a veto on moving judges, and whether fracking is dead in New Brunswick.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:18:27]


Feb. 19, 2016: The Decision If There Is A Decision Edition

Dan and Jacques discuss the adjournment of the legislature and whether it's become a dictatorship, the Gallant government's Scalia defence on LNG, and the Chief Justice's questions about the school bus duality reference case.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:20:48]


Feb. 2, 2016: The Choices or No Choices Edition

Dan, Jacques, and special guest Richard Saillant of the Universite de Moncton dissect the Gallant Liberals' second budget.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:13:57]


Dec. 30, 2015: The Year in Review Edition

Dan and Jacques hand out the annual Spin Reduxit awards, including the coveted "Up and Comer to Watch" trophy and the "Clip of the Year" plaque.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:22:43]