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NB: The Political Panel

 

NB: The Political Panel

The weekly online New Brunswick political panel, hosted by Terry Seguin.

Updated: weekly.
Download episodes from this podcast for: six months.

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Defying the shut down of Norway's FM Radio service

In a world first, Norway has switched off its FM radio service — but not everyone is celebrating the move to digital.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:52:15]

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How to save an island

The National Film Board of Canada went to visit the island of Fogo, and interview people about their future.

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The biggest stories of 2017

What is it like to confront Harvey Weinstein or to be swept up by the 'antifa' movement?

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A 20 year-old mystery

A well-liked couple are gunned down in a small, Alberta town. Twenty years later, the mystery still lingers.

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[mp3 file: runs00:22:25]

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Dec. 14: The politics of pot in New Brunswick

The political panel debates whether the New Brunswick government has set the price for cannabis too high when it becomes legal next year, where the newfound revenue will go and how the new structure will actually work.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:52:01]


Dec. 7: Where are all the jobs going in New Brunswick?

The political panel pours over the latest unemployment numbers in New Brunswick and how the province shed 200 full-time jobs and 2,500 part-time jobs in November.

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[mp3 file: runs 01:00:40]


Nov. 30: Weighing the political fallout from the auditor general's report into the assessment scandal

The political panel digs into Auditor General Kim MacPherson's report into the property assessment scandal and what must be done in the future.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:45:51]


Nov. 23: Is New Brunswick's inclusion policy a 'race to the bottom'

The political panel discusses the province's inclusion policy, how it is working and what to make of the latest criticism of the program

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[mp3 file: runs 00:48:54]


Nov. 16: Reforms to extramural nursing and Tele-Care under fire

The political panel debates the Gallant government's decision to privatize the management of extramural nursing and Tele-Care.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:36:52]


Nov. 9: Controversial chemical glyphosate sparks debate

The political panel discusses the controversy surrounding glyphosate, a chemical that's stirred debate in the province and around the world.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:55:00]


Nov. 2: Donald Arseneault's second job earns him an ultimatum from the premier

The political panel discusses Premier Brian Gallant's ultimatum to Liberal MLA Donald Arseneault: quit the second job as a government relations officer or sit as an independent.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:35:53]