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The Regina Leader-Post and Saskatoon StarPhoenix's podcast about everything to do with Saskatchewan's 2020 provincial election.
Nov 4, 2020
Episode 8: Mailing in the election
We’ve got one final post-election episode for you. This week we discuss how mail-in ballots played a key role in urban ridings, such as Ryan Meili’s, and how well the newly elected legislature represents the increasing diversity of Saskatchewan. This week’s special guest is Loleen Berdahl, executive director for the Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy.
Oct 27, 2020
Episode 7: Post-election special
In our first episode since election day, Arthur, Murray and Phil chat about what was decided Monday night (a fourth majority government for the Sask. Party), what wasn't (several seats) and the questions moving forward from a historic campaign.
Oct 21, 2020
Episode 6: What's important to young voters?
In our last episode before election day, Arthur and Murray sit down with CBC Saskatchewan political reporter Adam Hunter to talk about how the battle is shaking out in cities such as Regina and Saskatoon. In our second segment we’re joined by two University of Regina political science students, Alanna DeCorby and Bronwyn Heerspink, to discuss issues facing young voters.
Oct 15, 2020
Episode 5: The role of Indigenous issues in the campaign
This week we discuss some new poll numbers that don’t look good for the NDP, and chat about how the debate between Scott Moe and Ryan Meili went down. Our guest in the first segment is Merelda Fiddler, a Vanier scholar at the First Nations University of Canada. Then in our second segment, Phil Tank speaks with journalist Betty Ann Adam and artist Joely BigEagle-Kequahtooway about how the parties are handling issues that Indigenous people are facing.
Oct 7, 2020
Episode 4: How to handle the economy during a pandemic
This week we discuss Scott Moe’s involvement in a 1997 fatal crash that claimed the life of Jo-Anne Balog, which has been making headlines again now that her sons have spoken out regarding the crash. Joining us for that discussion is Canadian Press’ Saskatchewan correspondent Stephanie Taylor, who spoke with Jo-Anne’s son Steve. Then in our second segment, Arthur chats with Joel Bruneau, the economics department head at the University of Saskatchewan, and Shawn Moen, CEO of 9 Mile Legacy Brewing, about each party’s plan to handle economic recovery in Saskatchewan during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Sep 30, 2020
Episode 3: Race relations in Saskatchewan
Now that the election has officially begun, we discuss how the parties are kicking off their campaigns. Then in our second segment, Phil Tank speaks with Cowessess First Nation Chief Cadmus Delorme and Multicultural Council of Saskatchewan Executive Director Rhonda Rosenberg to discuss what role racial equality issues will play in the election.
Sep 23, 2020
Episode 2: Women in Sask. politics
Joining Arthur and Murray this week is CBC Saskatchewan’s Morning Edition host Stefani Langenegger to discuss the role federal politics are playing in the provincial election. Also in this episode, Arthur speaks with Lindsay Brumwell from Equal Voice and retiring NDP MLA Danielle Chartier about how to get more women involved in politics in Saskatchewan.
Sep 16, 2020
Episode 1: COVID-19 and the campaign
This week, the team looks at the difficult road to forming government for the Opposition NDP. And, with the provincial election taking place during the COVID-19 pandemic, we're joined by former deputy chief medical health officer Dr. Anne Huang and Dr. Nazeem Mujaharine, a professor of community health and epidemiology at the University of Saskatchewan to discuss the government's response to the crisis so far, and the potential impact on the race.
Sep 14, 2020
Welcome to Campaigniacs
Welcome to the Regina Leader-Post and Saskatoon StarPhoenix's new podcast on Saskatchewan's 2020 provincial election.