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#23: Trudeau’s Town Halls, PEI’s Cabinet Shuffle and an Interview with...

This week on the show, we talk about Justin Trudeau's town hall tactics, the PEI Cabinet shuffle and what it means for women, and...

#22: PEI’s Most Popular Politician: An Interview with Peter Bevan-Baker

PODCAST | A conversation with the leader of the Island's Green Party about his path to politics, recent events, and his plans for the...

#5: The Push for Evidence-Based Decision-Making in Canadian Politics (And Why...

Dr. Katie Gibbs is a scientist, and one of the founders of the national non-profit Evidence for Democracy a group dedicated to “the transparent...

#21: What happened last week at CBRM council?

PODCAST: Last week’s CBRM council meeting was nothing routine or ordinary, especially for Mayor Cecil Clarke and Councilor Amanda McDougall.

#4: Flying Solo and Representing Yourself – Gabor Lukacs

Gabor Lukacs takes airlines to court. He's not a lawyer, but he's very successful.

#20: What’s happening at bookstores in Pictou County? Interview with Joan...

Podcast: The Pulp Mill at Boat Harbour in Pictou County is the subject of Joan Baxter's new book. She joins us on this episode of the Off Script podcast.

#3: The Effective Citizen – Graham Steele

Most of us have not sat in the backrooms of politics, the places where decisions are really made. But today’s guest on the Govern Yourself...

#2: Collaborating with the Enemy – Adam Kahane

Adam Kahane knows something about collaborating with the enemy. Kahane has been witness to some unlikely collaborations. He has been at the centre of...

#1: Dining with Difference – The People’s Supper

When the founders of The People's Supper began their work, it was called '100 Days, 100 Dinners'. They held their first dinners on Inauguration...

Former NS MLAs offer advice to today’s politicians (OS19)

This is the final episode in our journey through the experiences of former MLAs. In this episode, we share what we heard when asked...

We asked former Nova Scotia politicians what they’d change about politics;...

By the end of this episode you'll hear one very solid recommendation for fixing politics that was echoed by a number of MLAs from...

One Government Place: Cabinet and the Premier’s Office (OS17)

In this episode, we unpack how a meeting of the Nova Scotia Cabinet works. We explore the tension between Cabinet and the Premier's Office,...