Episode Three: Leaders Debate, Civility Contests, and Hypothetical Election Outcomes

Mark and Jesse are joined by a special guest who actually lives on PEI and knows something about asking the right question. We unpack...

Episode Two: ‘If you don’t know, don’t vote’

Mark and Jesse dive into the issues surrounding the Prince Edward Island referendum on electoral reform. In this episode, we explore the question, the...

Episode One: The Politics and Possibilities of the 2019 PEI Election

The Off Script podcast is back with a mini-series on the politics and possibilities of the provincial election and electoral referendum happening on Prince...

What will Springtide do in 2019?

Six years ago this month we registered the non-profit society that we now call ‘Springtide’. As 2018 comes to a close, I'm writing today...

How to think, talk, and teach about political ideology

In early October a teacher in Kamloops, British Columbia gave a classroom of grade 10 students a worksheet to help them learn about the...

How first-past-the-post distorted New Brunswick’s election results

First-past-the-post is a voting system that consistently and unpredictably skews election results in ways few can predict until the votes have been counted. The...

What is the notwithstanding clause?

On Monday morning, Justice Edward P. Belobaba of the Ontario Superior Court released his decision to strike down the controversial legislation introduced by the...

Highlights from the Ontario Superior Court’s decision to strike down bill to downsize Toronto...

The Ford Government's bill to downsize city council mid-election was ruled unconstitutional by Superior Court Justice Edward P. Belobaba.
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#32: Springtide and the future of our podcasts

Written by Mark Coffin, Podcast Host and Springtide Executive Director This week we bring you some important news about the future of podcasts at Springtide. Where...
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REPLAY: Women in Nova Scotia Politics – Former MLAs reflect on their experience

This week, we have some questions for our listeners. Why do you listen to this show? What need does it serve for you? And...