On The Ledge

 
 

On The Ledge

On the Ledge is a weekly CBC podcast that makes Saskatchewan politics personal. Each week, host Adam Hunter will talk to the people behind the stories. The podcast will touch on the big headlines and take you behind the scenes at the Saskatchewan legislature.

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Ledge Chat - COVID-19 and Sask. politics - Mar. 13

The Morning Edition's political panel of CBC's Adam Hunter and Leader-Post columnist Murray Mandryk join host Stefani Langenegger to discuss the COVID-19 developments and the impact on Saskatchewan politics including the decision not to call an election. The panel also discusses the ongoing issues with the government and STF.

Download Ledge Chat - COVID-19 and Sask. politics - Mar. 13
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Ledge Chat - NDP and Sask. Party positions for a potential election Mar. 6

The Morning Edition's political panel of CBC's Adam Hunter and Leader-Post columnist Murray Mandryk join host Stefani Langenegger to discuss NDP MLA Danielle Chartier announcing she will not seek re-election and what that means for the party. The panel looks at where the two parties are at is speculation about an election call heats up.

Download Ledge Chat - NDP and Sask. Party positions for a potential election Mar. 6
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Ledge Chat - Spring election rumours and sitting starting - Feb. 28

The Morning Edition's political panel of CBC's Adam Hunter and Leader-Post columnist Murray Mandryk join host Stefani Langenegger to discuss the potential for an early election call, how ready the parties are and what it says about the "fixed election date" law. They also talk about the upcoming spring sitting which begins on March 2.

Download Ledge Chat - Spring election rumours and sitting starting - Feb. 28
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Ledge Chat - Protesting pipelines, Co-op v. FCL and Brandt/CNIB - Feb. 14

The Morning Edition's political panel of CBC's Adam Hunter and Leader-Post columnist Murray Mandryk join guest host Peter Mills to talk about Premier Scott Moe's position on pipeline protests, the appointment of a special mediator in the Co-op and Unifor labour dispute and the latest in the development of the Brandt/CNIB building in Wascana Park.

Download Ledge Chat - Protesting pipelines, Co-op v. FCL and Brandt/CNIB - Feb. 14
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Ledge Chat - Buying pipelines and the Premier's pitch to Unifor and Co-op - Feb. 7

The Morning Edition's political panel of CBC's Adam Hunter and Leader-Post columnist Murray Mandryk join guest host Peter Mills to talk about the provincial government's new committee which will look at potentially investing pipelines and they discuss Premier Scott Moe's offer to Unifor and Co-op.

Download Ledge Chat - Buying pipelines and the Premier's pitch to Unifor and Co-op - Feb. 7
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Ledge Chat - MRI waits, hospital repairs and government travel - Jan. 31

The Morning Edition's political panel of CBC's Adam Hunter and Leader-Post columnist Murray Mandryk join host Stefani Langenegger to discuss the growing waitlist and wat times for MRIs in the province, the NDP's call for hospital repairs and the lack of access to government travel records.

Download Ledge Chat - MRI waits, hospital repairs and government travel - Jan. 31
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Ledge Chat - Premier, Opposition on the Co-op lockout & Moe security - Jan. 24

The Morning Edition's political panel of CBC's Adam Hunter and Leader-Post columnist Murray Mandryk join host Stefani Langenegger to discuss the Co-op lockout and the political reaction to it. They also talk about Premier Scott Moe's new security detail and a move to bar sex offenders from changing their names.

Download Ledge Chat - Premier, Opposition on the Co-op lockout & Moe security - Jan. 24
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Ledge Chat - Mental health support and cabinet minister's sons - Jan. 17

The Morning Edition's political panel of CBC's Adam Hunter and Leader-Post columnist Murray Mandryk join host Stefani Langenegger to discuss mental health care pressures in Saskatchewan, including overcapacity ERs. They also talk about why two sons of cabinet ministers made it into the news cycle this week.

Download Ledge Chat - Mental health support and cabinet minister's sons - Jan. 17
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Ledge Chat - The year ahead in Sask. politics - Jan. 3

The Morning Edition's political panel of CBC's Adam Hunter and Leader-Post columnist Murray Mandryk join host Stefani Langenegger to discuss the year-end interviews by Premier Scott Moe and NDP Leader Ryan Meili and look ahead for what's in 2020.

Download Ledge Chat - The year ahead in Sask. politics - Jan. 3
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Ledge Chat - Environment ministers "first date" and recapping the highs and lows of 2019 - Dec. 20

The Morning Edition's political panel of CBC's Adam Hunter and Leader-Post columnist Murray Mandryk join guest host Peter Mills to talk about the meeting between federal Environment Minister Jonathan Wilkinson and his Saskatchewan counterpart Dustin Duncan. And the panel gives their highs and lows in Sask. politics in 2019.

Download Ledge Chat - Environment ministers "first date" and recapping the highs and lows of 2019 - Dec. 20
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Ledge Chat - Scheer resignation, Sask. Party donation email, 2020 look-ahead - Dec. 13

The Morning Edition's political panel of CBC's Adam Hunter and Leader-Post columnist Murray Mandryk join host Stefani Langenegger to discuss Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer's decision to step down, the reasons behind the move. The panel talks about a Saskatchewan Party fundraising email that called for matching donations and they preview what 2020 may have in store.

Download Ledge Chat - Scheer resignation, Sask. Party donation email, 2020 look-ahead - Dec. 13
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Ledge Chat - Gifts for politicians 2019! - Dec. 6

The Morning Edition's political panel of CBC's Adam Hunter and Leader-Post columnist Murray Mandryk join host Stefani Langenegger for a very special holiday-themed chat. It's the annual gifts for politicians show taped in front of a live audience as part of CBC's Comfort & Joy campaign.

Download Ledge Chat - Gifts for politicians 2019! - Dec. 6
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Ledge Chat - Moe and Freeland meet, financial update and suicide response - Nov. 29

The Morning Edition's political panel of CBC's Adam Hunter and Leader-Post columnist Murray Mandryk join host Stefani Langenegger to talk about Premier Scott Moe's meeting with Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland, the province's mid-year financial update and the response to suicides.

Download Ledge Chat - Moe and Freeland meet, financial update and suicide response - Nov. 29
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Ledge Chat - Trudeau's cabinet shuffle, CN strike and 'hush memo' - Nov. 22

The Morning Edition's political panel of CBC's Adam Hunter and Leader-Post columnist Murray Mandryk join host Stefani Langenegger to talk about Premier Scott Moe's reaction to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's new cabinet, the impact of the CN strike and the significance of the so-called 'hush memo' to Sask. physicians.

Download Ledge Chat - Trudeau's cabinet shuffle, CN strike and 'hush memo' - Nov. 22
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Ledge Chat - Moe meets Trudeau, Sask. growth plan and the hiring of Stephen Harper - Nov. 15

The Morning Edition's political panel of CBC's Adam Hunter and Leader-Post columnist Murray Mandryk join host Stefani Langenegger to talk about Premier Scott Moe's long-awaited meeting with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, the details of the Sask. growth plan, the hiring of Stephen Harper and Moe's response to Western separation.

Download Ledge Chat - Moe meets Trudeau, Sask. growth plan and the hiring of Stephen Harper - Nov. 15
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Ledge Chat - Grain drying, vaping and campaign 2020 - Nov. 8

The Morning Edition's political panel of CBC's Adam Hunter and Leader-Post columnist Murray Mandryk join guest host Peter Mills to talk about grain dying and the carbon tax. They discuss how vaping regulations demonstrated cooperation and finally take an early look at election 2020.

Download Ledge Chat - Grain drying, vaping and campaign 2020 - Nov. 8
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Ledge Chat - Premier Moe’s letter and his asks of Trudeau and western separation sentiment - Nov. 1

The Morning Edition's political panel of CBC's Adam Hunter and Leader-Post columnist Murray Mandryk join host Stefani Langenegger to talk about Premier Scott Moe’s letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, western separation and comments by backbenchers that got the NDP’s attention.

Download Ledge Chat - Premier Moe’s letter and his asks of Trudeau and western separation sentiment - Nov. 1
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Ledge Chat - Moe’s election reaction and throne speech analysis - Oct. 25

The Morning Edition's political panel of CBC's Adam Hunter and Leader-Post columnist Murray Mandryk join host Stefani Langenegger to talk about Premier Scott Moe’s reaction to the federal election result and their takeaways from the throne speech.

Download Ledge Chat - Moe’s election reaction and throne speech analysis - Oct. 25
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Ledge Chat - Minority and coalition governments - Oct. 18

The Morning Edition's political panel of CBC's Adam Hunter and Leader-Post columnist Murray Mandryk join host Stefani Langenegger to talk about the possibility of a minority government and whether it is workable and Murray makes an election prediction.

Download Ledge Chat - Minority and coalition governments - Oct. 18
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Ledge Chat - Strike tactics, Moe in Japan, political ads and minority government - Oct. 11

The Morning Edition's political panel of CBC's Adam Hunter and Leader-Post columnist Murray Mandryk join host Stefani Langenegger to talk about the back and forth between Unifor and the government, Scott Moe's trip to Asia, a Regina connection to a massive anti-Trudeau ad-campaign and the potential of a minority government.

Download Ledge Chat - Strike tactics, Moe in Japan, political ads and minority government - Oct. 11
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Ledge Chat - Crown strike, impaired driving, Scheer and Singh - Oct. 4

The Morning Edition's political panel of CBC's Adam Hunter and Leader-Post columnist Murray Mandryk join host Stefani Langenegger to talk about Crown corporation workers, the revelation that Regina Conservative candidate Warren Steinley had an impaired driving conviction, Andrew Scheer's dual citizenship and Jagmeet Singh's visit to Saskatoon.

Download Ledge Chat - Crown strike, impaired driving, Scheer and Singh - Oct. 4
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Ledge Chat - Climate rally and solar frustrations - Sept. 27

The Morning Edition's political panel of CBC's Adam Hunter and Leader-Post columnist Murray Mandryk join host Stefani Langenegger to talk about the climate strike in Saskatchewan and the fallout and controversy surrounding SaskPower's decision to suspend its net metering program.

Download Ledge Chat - Climate rally and solar frustrations - Sept. 27
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Ledge Chat - Trudeau fallout and labour issues in Sask. - Sep. 20

The Morning Edition's political panel of CBC's Adam Hunter and Leader-Post columnist Murray Mandryk join host Stefani Langenegger to talk about Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau's visit to Saskatoon and the fallout from the blackface revelations. They also discuss the labour issues in the province from the teachers to a strike mandate from more than 4,000 Crown employees.

Download Ledge Chat - Trudeau fallout and labour issues in Sask. - Sep. 20
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Ledge Chat - Election, yes. Byelection, no. - Sep. - 13

The Morning Edition's political panel of CBC's Adam Hunter and Leader-Post columnist Murray Mandryk join host Stefani Langenegger to talk about the federal election kicking off and two Saskatchewan Party MLAs stepping down to run in the race. And how that impacts the provincial legislature.

Download Ledge Chat - Election, yes. Byelection, no. - Sep. - 13
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Ledge Chat - Hospital invite snubs and the NDP's struggle to nominate federal candidates - Sep. 6

The Morning Edition's political panel of CBC's Adam Hunter and Leader-Post columnist Murray Mandryk join host Stefani Langenegger to talk about the NDP not getting an invite to the opening of the children's hospital in Saskatoon and the federal NDP struggling to get candidates nominated for the upcoming federal election.

Download Ledge Chat - Hospital invite snubs and the NDP's struggle to nominate federal candidates - Sep. 6
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Ledge Chat - Surplus, surveys and board appointments - Aug. 30

The Morning Edition's political panel of CBC's Adam Hunter and Leader-Post columnist Murray Mandryk join host Stefani Langenegger to talk about the province's surplus projection, a trio of education surveys and what they may mean and Brad Wall's appointment to the board of three energy companies.

Download Ledge Chat - Surplus, surveys and board appointments - Aug. 30
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Ledge Chat - Airstrip squabbles and Allan Blakeney's legacy - Aug. 23

The Morning Edition's political panel of CBC's Adam Hunter and Leader-Post columnist Murray Mandryk join host Stefani Langenegger to talk about how two runway expansion projects were treated differently and why. And Murray looks back on former premier Allan Blakeney's legacy.

Download Ledge Chat - Airstrip squabbles and Allan Blakeney's legacy - Aug. 23
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Ledge Chat - Cabinet shuffle and pool politics - Aug. 16

The Morning Edition's political panel of CBC's Adam Hunter and Leader-Post columnist Murray Mandryk join host Stefani Langenegger to talk about Premier Scott Moe's mini cabinet shuffle and the continuing debate over pool projects in Regina.

Download Ledge Chat - Cabinet shuffle and pool politics - Aug. 16
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Ledge Chat - Sask. govt. and Ottawa spar over infrastructure money - Aug. 9

The Morning Edition's political panel of CBC's Adam Hunter and Leader-Post columnist Murray Mandryk join host Stefani Langenegger discuss the most recent tiff between the Sask. government and the federal government over infrastructure money, which could go towards cultural and community projects in Regina and Saskatoon.

Download Ledge Chat - Sask. govt. and Ottawa spar over infrastructure money - Aug. 9
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Ledge Chat - New LG and paying the dividends - July 19

The Morning Edition's political panel of CBC's Adam Hunter and Leader-Post columnist Murray Mandryk join host Stefani Langenegger to talk about the new Saskatchewan Lieutenant-Governor Russell Mirasty and what it means. The panel also discusses the crowns dividend payments to the province.

Download Ledge Chat - New LG and paying the dividends - July 19
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Ledge Chat - Premiers Summit in Saskatoon, accomplishments, disagreements and national unity - July 12

The Morning Edition's political panel of CBC's Adam Hunter and Leader-Post columnist Murray Mandryk join host Stefani Langenegger to talk about the Council of the Federation meetings in Saskatoon. They discuss what was accomplished, the disagreements and responses to questions on national unity.

Download Ledge Chat - Premiers Summit in Saskatoon, accomplishments, disagreements and national unity - July 12
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Ledge Chat - Wascana Park Special - June 27

The Morning Edition's political panel of CBC's Adam Hunter and Leader-Post columnist Murray Mandryk join host Stefani Langenegger in front of a live audience from the CBC patio as part of the show Wascana Park special. The panel discuss the politics of the park, including developments by Conexus and Brandt and a review by the provincial auditor.

Download Ledge Chat - Wascana Park Special - June 27
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Ledge Chat - Pipeline approved, population growth and GTH offices empty - June 21

The Morning Edition's political panel of CBC's Adam Hunter and Leader-Post columnist Murray Mandryk join host Stefani Langenegger to talk about the Liberal government's approval of the TMX pipeline. They also discuss changes to social assistance, population growth and the GTH leasing its own office space.

Download Ledge Chat - Pipeline approved, population growth and GTH offices empty - June 21
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Ledge Chat - Pride parade, national unity and the Husky settlement - June 14

The Morning Edition's political panel of CBC's Adam Hunter and Leader-Post columnist Murray Mandryk join host Stefani Langenegger to talk about Premier Scott Moe missing the Pride parades. Moe and five other premiers signed a letter to the Liberal government questioning its energy policy and Husky is fined for the 2016 oil spill.

Download Ledge Chat - Pride parade, national unity and the Husky settlement - June 14
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Ledge Chat - Moe and Kenney meet and MMIWG report - June 7

The Morning Edition's political panel of CBC's Adam Hunter and Leader-Post columnist Murray Mandryk join host Stefani Langenegger to talk about Alberta Premier Jason Kenney's first visit as premier to Saskatchewan. The panel also discusses the reaction to the MMIWG final report.

Download Ledge Chat - Moe and Kenney meet and MMIWG report - June 7
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Ledge Chat - Truck training for farmers & politics and the Premier's Dinner - May 31

The Morning Edition's political panel of CBC's Adam Hunter and Leader-Post columnist Murray Mandryk join host Stefani Langenegger to talk about a Chinese-owned company buying $2,000 worth of tickets to the premier's dinner and offering them to rural politicians who have to decide on the future of that company's proposed potash mine and why the government is expanding semi driver training for farmers.

Download Ledge Chat - Truck training for farmers & politics and the Premier's Dinner - May 31
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