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The Strategists

Feb 26, 2021

Corey Hogan and Stephen Carter talk about budgets in the times of Covid-19 through a deep dive into Alberta's "frankenbudget". What's the story the Government is trying to tell? What does budget communications look like? And most importantly, did you know Hillary Clinton has a novel coming out? Zain Velji, as...


Feb 23, 2021

Corey Hogan and Stephen Carter talk about the Commons vote on the Uyghur genocide before being subjected to the return of grab-bag favourite "Fine, Fabulous or F**ked" and the dreaded "Hoedown". Was the Liberal cabinet abstention good strategy? Are bozo eruptions in the CPC undoing O'Toole's rebranding work? And why did...


Feb 19, 2021

Corey Hogan and Stephen Carter tackle the week's headlines before launching into a deep dive on modern campaign structures. What's changed? What's stayed the same? And if you can't take the Wednesday shift, I'll just put you down for the Thursday one, OK? Zain Velji, as always, picks the questions and keeps everybody in...


Feb 16, 2021

Corey Hogan and Stephen Carter talk vaccines and Trump's acquittal. Should the federal government pour more money into a "third-wave" response? Is Mitch McConnell a great leader? And how many episodes will the WE Charity affair retrospective run? Zain Velji, as always, picks the questions and keeps everybody in line.


Feb 12, 2021

Corey Hogan and Stephen Carter talk shadow cabinets, reversing direction and managing an unruly caucus, and Canada's "vaccine certainty". Do Erin O'Toole's choices for shadow cabinet matter? What can we learn from Jason Kenney "reversing" his controversial  coal policy? And how many dead professors are out there running...