Western Context - News from Alberta, BC, and Canada
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Join Shane and Patrick as they remove bias and sensationalism from the latest news from Canada, Alberta, British Columbia, and beyond. Delivered weekly with the context and information needed to put you on the right side of the news.
||CleanWestern Context 98 – The War on Christmas||A First Nations group rejects Trudeau’s tanker ban, Victoria councillors want to curtail Christmas decorations for diversity, and Alberta jobs get hit by a wild StatsCan margin of error. Also, we detail the censorship scandal of Baby It’s Cold Outsi||12/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWestern Context 97 – A Glut of Ignorance||Huawei’s CFO was arrested and we look at the further impacts on Canada’s economy and 5G networks. Alberta curtailing oil production and BC’s climate plan show the contrast of the two NDP governments. Also, Trudeau tweets away $50M to impress celeb||12/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWestern Context 96 – Disruptive Doublespeak||Economic migrants are costing us almost $400M, GM is closing its auto plant in Oshawa, and Amarjeet Sohi “agrees” with pro-pipeline protestors. Also, Trudeau’s government stalls a probe into money laundering as a Liberal MP has a gambling problem.||12/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWestern Context 95 – You Will Comply||Notley releases a carbon tax break for oil and gas, non-partisan officers of the BC Legislature are placed on leave, the media sector receives $595M from the federal government, and we explain the Canada Post strike and the effect unions have on society||11/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWestern Context 94 – Alcoholic Corruption||Trudeau wants a free media except with China, low turnout in BC’s referendum causes hypocrisy, and two unidentified Alberta NDP MLAs are accused of sexual misconduct. Also, a taxpayer funded government flight turns into Mardi Gras, but the media defle||11/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWestern Context 93 – Regressive Transportation||The BC electoral reform debate shows that Horgan wants people to be woke and lit, an Edmonton councillor recommends halting LRT plans, the federal government wastes millions on cars for the G7 summit, and we exercise caution on the validity of polls.||11/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWestern Context 92 – UnCanadian Fearmongering||Trudeau invokes Trump rhetoric on carbon tax opponents, the BC Liberals claim David Eby is in a conflict of interest, and a crazy proposal to curb Alberta oil supply. Also, we cover Trudeau’s immigration plan and what could help workers in our economy||11/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWestern Context 91 – The Priority of Privacy||StatsCan is attempting to gain our financial info without our consent, the BC electoral referendum kicks off with lingering confusion, and the Alberta NDP try to flip the page on PAC funding. Also, Trudeau tries to brand his carbon tax as anything but.||10/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWestern Context 90 – Dropping the Mask||Chrystia Freeland takes a break from lying on the floor to negotiate metal tariffs, the NDP hypocritically believe Kenney is dropping his mask, and allegations surface of vote buying in Vancouver. Also, Jihadi Jack wants to return to Canada.||10/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWestern Context 89 – A Cloud of Pixie Dust||The US, Mexico, and Canada have reached a deal to replace NAFTA, who won? In BC a big $40B LNG project is approved, and journalist Paula Simons is appointed to the Senate. Also, we look at the results of the Quebec election and the effects of nationalis||10/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|