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#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,...

How former Nova Scotia Cabinet Ministers approached their jobs [PODCAST] (OS16)

This week, we’ll unpack how a minister’s office works.

How Opposition vs. Government MLAs Get Things Done [Podcast] (OS15)

Just how exactly does an MLA get anything done at Province House? In this and the next few episodes of the Off Script podcast,...

Off Script: The Future of the Senate: Wanda Thomas Bernard &...

On this episode, we’re sharing talks from two members of the Canadian Senate: Senators Grant Mitchell (Alberta) and Wanda Thomas-Bernard (Nova Scotia). Both talks are...

Off Script: Perspectives on Ivany: Danny Graham and Karen Foster (Special...

On this special episode of the Off Script podcast, we’re sharing two diverse perspectives on the Ivany report, drawn from a discussion held by...

Off Script: Our House – The Dynamics of the Nova Scotia...

This week on On the Record, Off Script we explore the dynamics of the Nova Scotia Legislature People always seem to draw comparisons between politicians...