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The Strategists

Nov 30, 2020

Corey Hogan and Stephen Carter talk about one wild week in Alberta: Canada's Covid-19 heartland. Did Alberta's Covid-19 restrictions go far enough? Was Jason Kenney's lecture on South Asian radio wise? And did Corey get ratioed for his take on public sector leaks or not? Zain Velji, as always, picks the questions and...


Nov 23, 2020

Corey Hogan and Stephen Carter talk about the surge of Covid-19 cases and silence in times of crisis. Why do politicians sometimes avoid the spotlight in a crisis? How do you condition the public for a major announcement? Can the federal government be doing more? And - most importantly - was VanVleet really worth $85m...


Nov 16, 2020

Corey Hogan and Stephen Carter talk about how the federal government and provinces are responding to spikes in Covid-19 numbers and rate recent political (and "apolitical") developments in Alberta. Is the federal government doing everything it can? Will the Alberta Auditor General's report hurt the UCP government?...


Nov 9, 2020

Corey Hogan and Stephen Carter talk about Trump's newly lame-duck presidency, the Biden transition and the short-lived Whole Foods poppy ban. Will Trump strip the copper out of the walls of the White House on his way out? Has Joe Biden been robbed of a proper transition? And how many pieces of flair will the...


Nov 1, 2020

Corey Hogan and Stephen Carter talk about the close-out to the US Presidential Election and the Wildcat Strike by health care workers in Alberta this week. Is there a risk of violence on Election Day? Was the Wildcat Strike a communications success or a communications failure? And should Alberta Federation of...