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Political Stripes with Bob Rae – Episode 13 – Rohingya Crisis

This week on Political Stripes Bob talks about the history of the Rohingya Crisis and provides some insight into the case that has been brought against Myanmar at the World Court. 

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Political Stripes with Bob Rae – Episode 12 – Michael Enright

This week Bob speaks with CBC’s Michael Enright. Recently the two of them participated in an event at Millhaven prison in association with a charitable organization called Looking at the Stars. The event featured classical music being played for inmates in the prison and was the first time CBC produced part of their show on location in Millhaven.

To listen to Michael’s show on the event, you can find it here

https://www.cbc.ca/listen/live-radio/1-57-the-sunday-edition/clip/15745738-the-sunday-edition-for-november-10-2019

To find out more about Looking at the Stars visit their website

https://lookingatthestars.org/

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Political Stripes with Bob Rae – Episode 11 – Robert Lewis

In episode 11, Bob has an engaging conversation with journalist, editor, and author Robert Lewis on the changing relationship the media has had with Capitol Hill. Both Bob and Robert share stories from the past and analyze how the relationship has evolved over the last few years. 

Robert Lewis has been a journalist for over 40 years and written for Time Magazine, been the editor of Macleans Magazine, and served at the Vice President of Content Development for Roger Media. More about his history can be found at https://boblewis.ca/about/

His book is Power, Prime Ministers, and the Press. It serves as a history of the press gallery and is rich in anecdotes about the people on Parliament Hill who have covered 23 prime ministers and 42 elections in the past 150 years. You can buy the book at https://www.amazon.ca/gp/product/1459742648/

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Political Stripes with Bob Rae – Episode 10 – Foreign Policy with Ben Rowswell

In episode 10, Bob has an in-depth conversation with Ben Rowswell, President of the Canadian International Council and former Ambassador to Venezuala on the current state of the world, where Canada is currently in our relationship with the US and China and how climate change will affect foreign policy in the future. This is a great primer for listeners looking to get a handle on Canadian foreign policy. 

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Political Stripes with Bob Rae – Episode – Election reaction sho

In episode 9, Bob gives a break down of the campaign in general, the election results, how the leaders performed, and how a minority government could work. Leveraging his experience of the 1985 Ontario provincial election, Bob gives the story of how he and Premier David Peterson developed their accord and why he thinks that type of arrangement couldn’t work in the current environment. 

This episode concludes the election focus for Political Stripes, and Bob provides a preview of where the show is going in the future. 

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Political Stripes with Bob Rae – Episode 9 – Election reaction show

In episode 9, Bob gives a break down of the campaign in general, the election results, how the leaders performed, and how a minority government could work. Leveraging his experience of the 1985 Ontario provincial election, Bob gives the story of how he and Premier David Peterson developed their accord and why he thinks that type of arrangement couldn’t work in the current environment. 

This episode concludes the election focus for Political Stripes, and Bob provides a preview of where the show is going in the future. 

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Political Stripes with Bob Rae – Episode 8 – A special conversation with Arlene Perly Rae and Sarbjit Kaur

In episode 8, Bob speaks with Arlene Perly Rae, his wife of nearly 40 years. The conversation centers on what it’s like to be the partner of a party leader during a campaign and the highs and lows that go along with that. 

They reminisce on past election cycles and how they dealt with the intense scrutiny.

Also on the episode is a conversation with Sarbjit Kaur, a strategist, who has worked on many campaigns at several levels of government.  She shares her expertise and experience providing a breakdown of what the parties have been facing during this campaign.

 

 

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Political Stripes with Bob Rae – Episode 7 – Battleground!

In Episode 7, Bob speaks with three experts in the various battlegrounds that could help decide the election.

 

David Colletto speaks to the tightly contested battleground of the 905.

Graham Fraser speaks to the hotbed of Quebec

Shachi Kurl speaks to what’s happening in BC

This is an informative and educational walk through the battlegrounds that will shape the outcome of the election.

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Political Stripes with Bob Rae – Episode 6 – Why aren't Issues Breaking Through – Amanda Galbraith and Hugh Segal

In Episode 6, Bob talks to Amanda Galbraith and Hugh Segal about why issues don’t seem to be breaking through during this election cycle. This election cycle is beginning to be colloquially referred to as the “Seinfeld” election because it’s about nothing. Listen to the expert opinions on why this phenomenon is happening. 

Amanda Galbraith is a Principal at Navigator and brings over 15 years of communications experience working in federal and municipal government, private sector, and political campaigns.

Prior to joining Navigator, Amanda served as Director of Communications to the Mayor of Toronto. 

Hugh Segal is Head of Massey College, at the University of Toronto. Hugh is a former Chair of the Senate Foreign Affairs Committee and the Special Senate Committee on anti-terrorism. He also served as Chief of Staff to Prime Minister Mulroney, Associate Cabinet Secretary for federal-provincial relations in Ontario under Premier William Davis, and as President of the Institue for Research on Public Policy in Montreal.