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.

Updated: Weekly
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Visit Show Site: http://www.cbc.ca/ontheledge

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Ledge Chat - The cost of cutting emissions and a wrap on the spring Sask. sitting - May 17

The Morning Edition's political panel of CBC's Adam Hunter and Leader-Post columnist Murray Mandryk join host Stefani Langenegger to discuss the cost of combating climate change. Politicians have been debating that this week as the spring sitting of the Saskatchewan legislature wrapped up..

Download Ledge Chat - The cost of cutting emissions and a wrap on the spring Sask. sitting - May 17
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Ledge Chat - Travel costs and carbon tax bills - May 10

The Morning Edition's political panel of CBC's Adam Hunter and Leader-Post columnist Murray Mandryk join host Stefani Langenegger to discuss the travel costs of Premier Scott Moe and his cabinet and whether politics has anything to do with carbon tax charges on your power bill.

Download Ledge Chat - Travel costs and carbon tax bills - May 10
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Ledge Chat - Equalization debate history and referendum chatter & canola concerns - Apr. 26

The Morning Edition's political panel of CBC's Adam Hunter and Leader-Post columnist Murray Mandryk join host Stefani Langenegger to discuss two issues that Saskatchewan doesn't have a lot of control over - trade issues with China and an equalization fight with Ottawa.

Download Ledge Chat - Equalization debate history and referendum chatter & canola concerns - Apr. 26
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Ledge Chat - Jason Kenney wins, equalization and abortion pill access - Apr. 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 Jason Kenney's election win and what it means for Saskatchewan. Premier Scott Moe's suggestion about a referendum on equalization and the NDP asking for Greg Ottenbreit to be removed from cabinet.

Download Ledge Chat - Jason Kenney wins, equalization and abortion pill access - Apr. 18
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Ledge Chat - climate change report & Greg Ottenbreit's speech at an anti-abortion event - Apr. 12

The Morning Edition's political panel of CBC's Adam Hunter and Leader-Post columnist Murray Mandryk join host Stefani Langenegger to discuss the province's climate change report card, its education survey and Minister of Rural and Remote Health Greg Ottenbreit's speech at an anti-abortion event and a caucus leaked memo.

Download Ledge Chat - climate change report & Greg Ottenbreit's speech at an anti-abortion event - Apr. 12
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Ledge Chat - Anti-Carbon Tax rally reaction - Apr. 5

The Morning Edition's political panel of CBC's Adam Hunter and Leader-Post columnist Murray Mandryk join host Stefani Langenegger to discuss to the much anticipated anti-carbon tax rally. Who was there and who was not.

Download Ledge Chat - Anti-Carbon Tax rally reaction - Apr. 5
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Ledge Chat - Political reversals on Cornwall Alternative School and a Weyburn group home - Mar. 29

The Morning Edition's political panel of CBC's Adam Hunter and Leader-Post columnist Murray Mandryk join host Stefani Langenegger to discuss to political reversals in Saskatchewan this week. From Saskatchewan's education minister to Weyburn's city council. Is this democracy in action? or a messy way to do politics.

Download Ledge Chat - Political reversals on Cornwall Alternative School and a Weyburn group home - Mar. 29
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Ledge Chat - Budget breakdowns and personal attacks in the assembly - Mar. 22

The Morning Edition's political panel of CBC's Adam Hunter and Leader-Post columnist Murray Mandryk join host Stefani Langenegger to react and analyze the 2019-20 budget and they discuss why the arrest records of party leaders was raised during question period.

Download Ledge Chat - Budget breakdowns and personal attacks in the assembly - Mar. 22
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Ledge Chat - Controversy in Weyburn, Boos at SARM and more on the Brandt building - Mar. 15

It's been a busy week in politics -- from a controversial decision by Weyburn City Council, to longtime federal cabinet minister Ralph Goodale being booed by rural politicians. Murray Mandryk and Adam Hunter also talk about why the controversial Brandt building in Wascana Park is on hold, for now.

Download Ledge Chat - Controversy in Weyburn, Boos at SARM and more on the Brandt building - Mar. 15
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Ledge Chat - Attack ads, budget talk and Wascana Park latest - Mar. 8

The Morning Edition's political panel of CBC's Adam Hunter and Leader-Post columnist Murray Mandryk join host Stefani Langenegger to discuss NDP leader Ryan Meili's objection to Sask. Party ads, how the government will balance its budget and the latest in the developments in Wascana Park.

Download Ledge Chat - Attack ads, budget talk and Wascana Park latest - Mar. 8
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Ledge Chat - Unpacking Jody Wilson-Raybould's testimony & immigration in Sask. - Mar. 1

Leader-Post columnist Murray Mandryk joins host of The Morning Edition Stefani Langenegger dissect Jody Wilson-Raybould's testimony.

Download Ledge Chat - Unpacking Jody Wilson-Raybould's testimony & immigration in Sask. - Mar. 1
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Ledge Chat - Carbon court case & Wascana Park development - Feb. 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 the carbon tax constitutional court case and the latest revelations in development of Wascana Park.

Download Ledge Chat - Carbon court case & Wascana Park development - Feb. 15
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Ledge Chat - SUMA cash, pipeline rallies, carbon tax & daycare - Feb. 8

Saskatoon Morning's political panel of CBC's Adam Hunter and Star Phoenix columnist Murray Mandryk join host Leisha Grebinski to talk about the province's new revenue sharing formula, pipeline rallies, carbon tax in court and daycare funding.

Download Ledge Chat - SUMA cash, pipeline rallies, carbon tax & daycare - Feb. 8
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Ledge Chat - The Erin Weir - Jagmeet Singh saga - Feb. 1

The Morning Edition's political panel of CBC's Adam Hunter and Leader-Post columnist Murray Mandryk join guest host Ted Deller to talk about the ongoing saga involving Regina-Lewvan NDP MP Erin Weir and federal leader Jagmeet Singh

Download Ledge Chat - The Erin Weir - Jagmeet Singh saga - Feb. 1
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Ledge Chat - Buffalo Project, Huawei and Brandt demolition - Jan. 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 Brad Wall's role with the new Buffalo Project PAC, Huawei in Saskatchewan and the Brandt development in Wascana Park.

Download Ledge Chat - Buffalo Project, Huawei and Brandt demolition - Jan. 25
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Ledge Chat - Bernier, pipelines and Brad Wall - Jan. 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 PPC leader Maxime Bernier's trip to Saskatchewan, Indigenous interest in pipeline projects and Brad Wall's role in a new PAC.

Download Ledge Chat - Bernier, pipelines and Brad Wall - Jan. 18
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Ledge Chat - Apology, pipeline rally and Trudeau visit - Jan. 11

The Morning Edition's political panel of CBC's Adam Hunter and Leader-Post columnist Murray Mandryk join guest host Ted Deller to discuss Premier Scott Moe's apology for the Sixties Scoop, pipeline rallies and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's visit to Regina.

Download Ledge Chat - Apology, pipeline rally and Trudeau visit - Jan. 11
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Ledge Chat - Andrew Scheer at Giant Tiger and the Sixties Scoop apology - Jan. 4

The Morning Edition's political panel of CBC's Adam Hunter and Leader-Post columnist Murray Mandryk join host Stefani Langenegger to discuss Regina MP and Conservative leader Andrew Scheer's appearance at Giant Tiger in Regina and they look ahead to Premier Scott Moe's upcoming apology for the Sixties Scoop.

Download Ledge Chat - Andrew Scheer at Giant Tiger and the Sixties Scoop apology - Jan. 4
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Premier Scott Moe - year-end interview

Scott Moe started his 2018 with a dramatic victory at the Saskatchewan Party leadership convention. It made him party leader and the new premier of the province. Since then, Moe has released his first budget and has been busy voicing his opposition to the federal government's carbon tax. But the premier tells On The Ledge host Adam Hunter all of the business of politics came second to a major tragedy.

Download Premier Scott Moe - year-end interview
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Ryan Meili year-end interview

2018 was a big year for Ryan Meili. He won the NDP leadership on his third try and started to put his stamp on the party. Meili sat down with CBC Saskatchewan's Provincial Affairs reporter and On The Ledge host Adam Hunter recently to look back at 2018 and to look ahead to 2019.

Download Ryan Meili year-end interview
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Ledge Chat - Christmas messages, Moe's popularity & 2019

The Morning Edition's political panel of CBC's Adam Hunter and Leader-Post columnist Murray Mandryk join host Stefani Langenegger to discuss Premier Moe's Christmas message and what sheep smell like. They also talk about the premier's popularity and look ahead to 2019. And thanks to all of you listeners who downloaded or subscribed to On The Ledge, now tell a friend.

Download Ledge Chat - Christmas messages, Moe's popularity & 2019
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Ledge Chat - Gifts for Scott Moe and Ryan Meili - Dec. 14

The Morning Edition's political panel of CBC's Adam Hunter and Leader-Post columnist Murray Mandryk join host Stefani Langenegger to hand out their annual gifts to the party leaders. The chat was in front of a live audience in downtown Regina.

Download Ledge Chat - Gifts for Scott Moe and Ryan Meili - Dec. 14
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Ledge Chat - First Ministers' meetings & fall sitting wrap - Dec. 7

The Morning Edition's political panel of CBC's Adam Hunter and Leader-Post columnist Murray Mandryk join host Stefani Langenegger to discuss the first ministers' meeting in Montreal and tie and bow on the fall sitting.

Download Ledge Chat - First Ministers' meetings & fall sitting wrap - Dec. 7
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On The Ledge - Justin Reves and Greg Moore - S2 E7

Justin and Greg just want people to stop taking themselves so seriously. While they may not cover politics in this province, they have become hardcore lobbyists when it comes to getting Premier Moe to adopt the Vegas Golden Knights as Saskatchewan's NHL team. Adam Hunter talks to the hosts of the Justin and Greg Show about their role in new media and why they love to do it all from a basement in Regina, Saskatchewan.

Download On The Ledge - Justin Reves and Greg Moore - S2 E7
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Ledge Chat - Deficit, debt & truck driver training - Nov. 30

The Morning Edition's political panel of CBC's Adam Hunter and Leader-Post columnist Murray Mandryk join host Stefani Langenegger to discuss the province's mid-year financial update and the debate over mandatory training for truck drivers.

Download Ledge Chat - Deficit, debt & truck driver training - Nov. 30
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On The Ledge - Vassy Kapelos - S2 E6

The host of CBC's Power and Politics got her first big break covering the news in Swift Current, Saskatchewan. In this episode Vassy Kapelos shares stories from the early days of her career and reveals which politician she would like to interview during a power lunch.(Hint: They might end up having a Happy Meal.) Vassy also talks about how she keeps up with the fast pace of Ottawa politics and why she refuses to take herself too seriously.

Download On The Ledge - Vassy Kapelos - S2 E6
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Ledge Chat - Head office jobs & fighting addiction - Nov. 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 Nutrien head office jobs in Saskatoon and how the province is responding to calls to fight opioid and crystal meth addiction.

Download Ledge Chat - Head office jobs & fighting addiction - Nov. 23
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On The Ledge - Tammy Robert - S2 E5

Tammy Robert takes on many roles. She's gone from being the producer of the John Gormley show to being an opinionated and well-researched blogger. Along the way, she's had a few big fights on Twitter and has also helped the Humboldt Broncos and a few politicians in her role as a media relations consultant. In this episode, she talks about balancing all this, and the about the friends she's gained and lost thanks to her opinions.

Download On The Ledge - Tammy Robert - S2 E5
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Ledge Chat - Free trips, pot shops and trespassing - Nov. 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 the fallout from vendor paid travel for government employees, a jurisdictional battle over pot shops and trespassing laws.

Download Ledge Chat - Free trips, pot shops and trespassing - Nov. 16
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On The Ledge - Connie Walker (S2 E4)

She's an experienced CBC journalist with a critically acclaimed podcast and she grew up in Saskatchewan. On the Ledge host Adam Hunter speaks to Connie Walker. They discuss the evolution of her Missing and Murdered podcast series and what she learned while working on the first two seasons. They also talk about Walker's time as a host of two long lost CBC shows - Street Cents and Living Saskatchewan. As promised here's a link to Walker's podcast series: https://www.cbc.ca/radio/podcasts/missing-murdered-who-killed-alberta-williams/

Download On The Ledge - Connie Walker (S2 E4)
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Ledge Chat - Travel costs, photoshopped memes & Clare's Law - Nov. 9

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 government's travel costs, photoshopped clouds in a tweet by the Premier and the potential impact of Clare's Law - a new domestic violence prevention law.

Download Ledge Chat - Travel costs, photoshopped memes & Clare's Law - Nov. 9
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On The Ledge - Jeet Heer (S2 E3)

Jeet Heer has a lot to say about American politics. He's a Trump watcher, Twitter essayist and writer for The New Republic magazine. This vocal analyst of all things American does it all from his home in Regina. He took some time out from tweeting to talk to Adam Hunter about writing, covering American politics and his love of comic books.

Download On The Ledge - Jeet Heer (S2 E3)
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Ledge Chat - Moe, Ford & a fall 2020 election - Nov. 2

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 trip to Toronto to meet with Ontario Premier Doug Ford and they analyze the government's decision to set an election date for the fall of 2020.

Download Ledge Chat - Moe, Ford & a fall 2020 election - Nov. 2
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On The Ledge - Murray Mandryk (S2 E2)

Murray Mandryk has been in the press gallery for so long that he gets an entire podcast to himself. He's been covering politics in Saskatchewan for decades and has yet to suffer from writer's block. In this episode we hear how he feels about the politicians he covers, his least favourite topic to write about, and why he'll never reveal who is responsible for some rogue prorogue party shenanigans.

Download On The Ledge - Murray Mandryk (S2 E2)
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Ledge Chat - Throne Speech, carbon tax & GTH buses - Oct. 26

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 Throne Speech, the first question period and that bus subsidy for business at the GTH.

Download Ledge Chat - Throne Speech, carbon tax & GTH buses - Oct. 26
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On The Ledge - Press Gallery (S2 E1)

Adam Hunter knocks on the doors of some of his colleagues in the Saskatchewan Legislative Press Gallery. Meet Ryan McKenna, Dan Jones, Karen Briere and David Fraser. Find out who once scored a goal on the NHL's Carey Price, which reporter actually thinks our traffic is terrible and get some life lessons on being a better person thanks children's television. They talk a bit of politics too.

Download On The Ledge - Press Gallery (S2 E1)
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On the Ledge Season 2 - Trailer

On the Ledge host Adam Hunter gives us a preview of what to expect in Season 2 of the CBC Saskatchewan podcast which covers the personal side of provincial politics. New episodes are dropping every Wednesday and Friday.

Download On the Ledge Season 2 - Trailer
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On the Ledge - Episode 9 with Dustin Duncan

He helped save his beloved KFC buffet and he says it might be his greatest political achievement. On the the Ledge host Adam Hunter speaks with Weyburn MLA Dustin Duncan. The Minister of Environment talks about the time he almost hit a truck throwing a ceremonial first pitch at a AA baseball game - and whether or not the Toronto Blue Jays should call up their prized prospect. He discusses his beef with the children's show Paw Patrol, how he chooses his suits and why he loves the legislative library.

Download On the Ledge - Episode 9 with Dustin Duncan
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On the Ledge - Episode 8 with Tina Beaudry-Mellor

She used to teach politics at the University of Regina and now she is a politician responsible for post-secondary education in the province. On the Ledge host Adam Hunter speaks with Minister of Advanced Education Tina Beaudry-Mellor. She discusses the transition from the classroom to the legislature and some of the differences between her old and new gigs. She talks about her love of coffee, what it's like being the mom of a quarterback and why she decided to perform in a dance competition for charity. And finally, she reveals an affection for Metallica.

Download On the Ledge - Episode 8 with Tina Beaudry-Mellor
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