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The Strategists

Sep 24, 2021

Corey Hogan and Stephen Carter unpack the results from Election 2021 before turning attention to a week of high drama in Alberta politics. What do election results mean for the Liberals, Conservatives and NDP? Did Jason Kenney successfully thread the needle and live to fight another day? And why didn't Zain have...


Sep 20, 2021

Corey Hogan and Stephen Carter reflect on Election 2021 in the 22nd Annual Election Award Show Spectacular. Who will take home the coveted "Best Slogan"? Will perennial "Best Thirst Trap" favourite Justin Trudeau go down to newcomer Erin O'Toole's forearms? What were the biggest moments? The worst moments? And who will...


Sep 17, 2021

Corey Hogan and Stephen Carter talk about how we ended up at the impending collapse of Alberta's health care system, Premier Jason Kenney's bringing in a not-a-vaccine-passport vaccine passport and the effect of this drama on the federal campaign. Will Kenney's actions sink the O'Toole campaign? Does a bad Mulroney...


Sep 13, 2021

Corey Hogan and Stephen Carter debate theories for Justin Trudeau's apparent rise in the polls, discuss campaign moments and whether candidates should have played it safer or riskier. Could a bad debate performance have, paradoxically, helped Trudeau? Why did all the federal leaders jump to the support of Quebec Bill 21...


Sep 10, 2021

Corey Hogan and Stephen Carter unpack the national leaders debates. Did the format work? Did O'Toole do what he needed to do to sell himself as a prime minister in waiting? And how much do you think Jagmeet Singh can bench? Zain Velji, as always, picks the questions and keeps everybody in line.