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The Strategists

Nov 22, 2021

Corey Hogan and Stephen Carter talk about Jason Kenney's (seemingly and relatively) successful AGM and Erin O'Toole's (seemingly and relatively) successful quelling of caucus rebellion. Has Jason Kenney charted himself a course through surviving his leadership review? Should Erin O'Toole "call the question"? And can we...


Nov 15, 2021

Corey Hogan and Stephen Carter talk about Erin O'Toole going on the coalition offensive before diving into the UCP annual general meeting. What purpose does a political convention serve? Should Kenney opponents go on the offensive? And what's the difference between underrated and overrated, anyhow? Zain Velji, as...


Nov 8, 2021

Corey Hogan and Stephen Carter talk the resignation of Devin Dreeshen and O'Toole's caucus problems. Why do we hear so many stories about drinking in politics? Is Erin O'Toole's "discretion is the better part of valour" strategy wise? And can we hear more about Corey's real estate decisions? Zain Velji, as always,...


Nov 5, 2021

Corey Hogan and Stephen Carter talk about the strategic considerations of Brian Jean announcing a hostile nomination bid in the Fort McMurray By-election and the drama around the "Civil Liberties Caucus". Should Jason Kenney sign Jean's nomination papers? How might Kenney use Jean's gambit to his advantage in...


Oct 29, 2021

Corey Hogan and Stephen Carter talk about the new federal cabinet and what it means for Trudeau, Canada and those left behind. Should the prairie provinces feel slighted? How do you get into cabinet once you've been passed over? And is CBC Gem really a good fit? Zain Velji, as always, picks the questions and...