Off Script: Eleanor Norrie ‘Where’s the Minister’

In this week’s story, former cabinet minister, and Truro-Bible Hill MLA, Eleanor Norrie, remembers what she describes as the all-too-frequent experience of showing up...
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Off Script: Clarrie MacKinnon ‘How an MLA gets involved in those kinds of things’

Clarrie MacKinnon recounts the kinds of things he would end up doing when government services fell short of his constituents needs. Subscribe to the podcast...
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Off Script: Road Map (OS1)

In the first episode of the Off Script podcast, we share some of our key findings from the MLA Exit Interviews, and plot the...
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Michael MacMillan (Keynote): Former Members of Parliament Speak Out on Canada’s Failing Democracy (SE...

What do former MPs have to say about the health of Canadian democracy? Not much good news, according to Michael MacMillan. In last week's...
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Off Script: Extended Interview with Alison Loat (SE2)

What's it like traveling across Canada to talk to former MPs about their life in politics? In last week's podcast, you heard from Alison...
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Off Script: Casting Call – Becoming a Nova Scotia MLA (OS2)

What do a lawyer, a baptist minister, a farmer and a nurse have in common? At one point, they've all walked into the legislature...
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OffScript: How I got kicked out of province house (Nelson MacDonald)

In this week’s episode : an update on our production schedule, and a story about learning how the legislature works by protesting what happens...
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Off Script: How do you learn to be an MLA? (OS3)

This week, we talk about the days and weeks immediately following a new MLA’s election and ask the question: how do you learn to...
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Off Script: New Years Resolutions for Better Politics

Could New Year’s resolutions for better civic administration from 1921 still apply in 2017? In this week’s episode, you be the judge. Subscribe to the...
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Off Script: How MLAs experience their own political parties (Episode 4)

This week on Off Script, we talk to former MLAs about their experience with their own parties. Subscribe to the Off Script podcast in your...