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Political Capital with Rob Shaw

  • #135 - BC Conservatives reject BC United's non-compete offer

    24 MAG 2024 · May 24, 2024 - BC's surging Conservative party has rejected a non-compete offer from BC United, what does it mean, who would have benefited and lost from such a deal, and more. The pod squad breaks it all down. Host Rob Shaw is joined by Jeff Ferrier, Jillian Oliver and Carlie Pochynok. Brought to you by Uber Canada.
    26 min. 32 sec.
  • #134 - ICBC rebate, decriminalization, abortion

    10 MAG 2024 · May 10, 2024 - Premier David Eby offers up ICBC rebates but is it just a move to change the channel from negative performance? Plus, Ottawa grants B.C.’s re-criminalization request, does that put the issue to bed before an election? And Greens call on leaders to make clear their position on abortion rights. Plus audio podcast extras on cybersecurity and Canfor’s forestry layoffs. Host Rob Shaw is joined by Jeff  Ferrier, Allie Blades and Jillian Oliver. Brought to you by Uber Canada. 
    44 min. 54 sec.
  • #133 - Decrim debate goes national, STR rules kick in, pipeline politics

    3 MAG 2024 · May 3, 2024 - BC's decriminalization request sparks a week of fiery national politics, so how does that filter back down to the provincial level and what are the implications? Plus, restrictions on short-term rentals kicked in this week, and are there any unintended consequences for government on the issue? And one of the most controversial projects in B.C.'s history, the Trans Mountain pipeline, quietly finishes and starts pumping oil, but does it mean anything politically anymore? Host Rob Shaw is joined by Jeff Ferrier and Jillian Oliver. Brought to you by Uber Canada.
    22 min. 53 sec.
  • #132 - Decrim backdown, premier vs social media companies

    26 APR 2024 · April 26, 2024 - Premier David Eby backs down on decriminalization in the wake of weeks of negative stories about its unintended consequences, plus, the NDP government seeks safety improvements from social media companies by pausing a bill that would have allowed for more lawsuits. Host Rob Shaw is joined by Jeff Ferrier, Allie Blades and Jillian Oliver. Brought to you by Uber Canada.
    26 min. 37 sec.
  • #131 - Police on decriminalization, federal budget 2024

    20 APR 2024 · BC's police chiefs say they are largely powerless to respond to open drug use in many places, in the wake of decriminalization, once again raising questions about whether the decrim program is viable. Plus, a look at how BC is positioned in the wake of a federal budget that largely steals many of its housing ideas. Host Rob Shaw is joined by Allie Blades, Jeff Ferrier and a returning Jillian Oliver. Brought to you by Uber Canada.
    20 min. 26 sec.
  • #130 - CleanBC grant scandal, more drug use in hospitals, Surrey policing

    13 APR 2024 · The BC government finds itself reeling on three fronts: A CleanBC grant scandal involving alleged conflicts of interest with a private company administering carbon tax grants, as well as a growing chorus of nurses and patients upset about rampant drug use in hospitals, and the ongoing drama involving the Surrey police issue. Plus, a conversation about the latest BC political party fundraising numbers and what it means heading into the election. Host Rob Shaw is joined by Khelsilem, Jeff Ferrier and Allie Blades.  Brought to you by Uber Canada.
    42 min. 52 sec.
  • #129 - BC Conservatives, carbon tax, hospital drug use, Haida title and NDP nomination fight

    6 APR 2024 · April 5, 2024 - Can BC continue to defend the carbon tax in the face of a political onslaught by federal Conservative leader Pierre Poilievre, who is touring the province criticizing Premier David Eby? Is BC's decriminalization pilot project contributing to rising open drug use inside BC hospitals? And BC's Conservative party is seeing continued popularity, but facing candidate vetting problem growing pains.  Plus, audio podcast extra discussion on the Haida Nation title agreement, and a surprise nomination battle outcome for the BC NDP in the riding of Vancouver-Little Mountain. Host Rob Shaw is joined by Khelsilem, Jeff Ferrier and Allie Blades.
    57 min. 32 sec.
  • #128 - BC cracks down on social media and trucking companies

    15 MAR 2024 · March 15, 2024 - The BC government is going after social media companies and the trucking industry, while extending a helping hand to the wine and forestry sectors. Our panel breaks it all down. Host Rob Shaw is joined by Jeff Ferrier, Allie Blades and Carlie Pochynok. Brought to you by Uber Canada.
    40 min. 9 sec.
  • #127 - Selina Robinson's resignation

    8 MAR 2024 · March 8, 2024 - The stunning resignation of Selina Robinson from the BC NDP caucus leads to questions about antisemitism inside the party and what Premier David Eby should have done, and should do now, to address the issues. Plus, a look at the fascinating race to replace the retiring George Heyman as the NDP candidate for Vancouver-Little Mountain. Host Rob Shaw is joined by Allie Blades, Jeff Ferrier and Khelsilem. Brought to you by Uber Canada.
    26 min. 13 sec.
  • #126 - $10-a-day child care troubles, flipping tax

    1 MAR 2024 · March 1, 2024 - Can the NDP government ever fulfill its $10-a-day child care promise? More communities ask for exemptions from the new short-term rental law Plus, is the new flipping tax good policy or politics (or both)? And, BC United questions why 'manhole' covers are being renamed by the province to remove gendered language. Host Rob Shaw is joined by Carlie Pochynok and Jeff Ferrier. Brought to you by Uber Canada.
    31 min. 40 sec.

Join CHEK News Political Correspondent Rob Shaw and a lively panel of guests for a weekly breakdown of all of the news in B.C. politics, with analysis and commentary that...

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Join CHEK News Political Correspondent Rob Shaw and a lively panel of guests for a weekly breakdown of all of the news in B.C. politics, with analysis and commentary that helps make sense of the latest stories in and around the B.C. legislature.
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