Peter Mansbridge

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Good Talk - What's Tom Mulcair Up To?

Good Talk - What's Tom Mulcair Up To?

The for­mer nation­al leader of the NDP has been say­ing some nice things about Mark…

Good Talk — Are The Liberals In Full Panic Mode?

Good Talk — Are The Liberals In Full Panic Mode?

New data from Nanos and the Globe and Mail sug­gests Cana­di­ans find nei­ther Justin…

No one could outsmart or outword Rex Murphy — I miss you, my friend

No one could outsmart or outword Rex Murphy — I miss you, my friend

It’s with some hes­i­ta­tion that I try to put into words what Rex Mur­phy meant to…

Good Talk - Is Three Days A Week At The Office Too Much?

Good Talk - Is Three Days A Week At The Office Too Much?

Lots up for dis­cus­sion on Good Talk this week — pub­lic ser­vice unions are fight­ing…

Good Talk -- "Toxicity, Lies and Misinformation"

Good Talk -- "Toxicity, Lies and Misinformation"

A Lib­er­al MP says she’s had enough. After nine years as an MP Pam Damoff says she won’t…

Good Talk - What Was Poilievre Thinking?

Good Talk - What Was Poilievre Thinking?

Pierre Poilievre ends up with a group of F‑Trudeau flag wavers in the Mar­itimes.…

Good Talk - The Budget Fallout from Economics to Leadership

Good Talk - The Budget Fallout from Economics to Leadership

Lots to talk about this week and much of it con­nect­ed to the fall­out from the new…

Good Talk - A First Minister's Conference -- Why Not?

Good Talk - A First Minister's Conference -- Why Not?

What’s the down­side for Justin Trudeau in call­ing a first min­is­ter’s…

Good Talk - Is The NDP On The Verge of Collapse?

Good Talk - Is The NDP On The Verge of Collapse?

We start this week with a sim­ple ques­tion — where is all the mon­ey com­ing from…

Good Talk: Live – Media, politics, and the future.

Good Talk: Live – Media, politics, and the future.

Good Talk is live on stage at this his­toric Fair­mont Château Lau­ri­er in down­town…

Good Talk - After A Week of Votes and Motions in Parliament, Is Anything Different?

Good Talk - After A Week of Votes and Motions in Parliament, Is Anything Different?

The top­ics were hot, from the Mid­dle East to car­bon pric­ing, but after all the…

Good Talk - Carbon Taxes, Carbon Rebates, Arrive Can, and the Auditor General

Good Talk - Carbon Taxes, Carbon Rebates, Arrive Can, and the Auditor General

Car­bon Tax­es, Car­bon Rebates, Arrive Can, the Audi­tor Gen­er­al .…anoth­er week when…

Good Talk - Did Joe Biden Just Save Himself?

Good Talk - Did Joe Biden Just Save Himself?

Is he just too old, stum­bling and inco­her­ent? Not last night it seems. Joe Biden’s…

Good Talk - Brian Mulroney, The Passing of A Giant

Good Talk - Brian Mulroney, The Passing of A Giant

The 18th prime min­is­ter of Cana­da was a force, a huge force. He changed the…

Good Talk - Have The Liberals Given Up?

Good Talk - Have The Liberals Given Up?

Lit­tle things can make a dif­fer­ence is the old say­ing. And this week…

Good Talk -- Governments face bad weeks and really bad weeks. This could be really bad.

Good Talk -- Governments face bad weeks and really bad weeks. This could be really bad.

Two pot­holes for the Lib­er­als in their path to try and find recov­ery. One seri­ous.…

Good Talk -- Dominc LeBlanc Moves To The Front

Good Talk -- Dominc LeBlanc Moves To The Front

Auto theft was the issue for the nation­al polit­i­cal lead­ers this week and it’s worth…

Good Talk -- Are We The World's Patsy on Spying?

Good Talk -- Are We The World's Patsy on Spying?

Some new intel­li­gence on Canada’s vul­ner­a­bil­i­ty to for­eign inter­fer­ence is…

Good Talk - Is Trudeau wounded or emboldened?

Good Talk - Is Trudeau wounded or emboldened?

Strange week for Justin Trudeau –one day a mem­ber calls for a lead­er­ship…

Good Talk -- Immigration Becomes The Issue

Good Talk -- Immigration Becomes The Issue

John Kennedy used to say, aside from indige­nous peo­ple, we are all either immi­grants…

Good Talk - The Passing of a Titan - The 90th Birthday of Another

Good Talk - The Passing of a Titan - The 90th Birthday of Another

Ed Broad­bent and Jean Chre­tien. Two giants on the coun­try’s polit­i­cal land­scape,…

Good Talk - How Costly Are Holiday Slip-ups?

Good Talk - How Costly Are Holiday Slip-ups?

Both the Lib­er­als and the Con­ser­v­a­tives appear to have stum­bled in the hol­i­day…

Good Talk: The 2023 Year Ender

Good Talk: The 2023 Year Ender

It’s that time of year when the Good Talk pan­el con­venes to talk about the year-end…

SMT - Justin Trudeau and The American Right

SMT - Justin Trudeau and The American Right

It’s the final reg­u­lar episode of Smoke, Mir­rors and The Truth and we focus on some…

Good Talk: It's Not Over Till It's Over

Good Talk: It's Not Over Till It's Over

As the year clos­es some Lib­er­als seem to have their bounce back, while some…

Good Talk - It's Not Over Till It's Over

Good Talk - It's Not Over Till It's Over

As the year clos­es some Lib­er­als seem to have their bounce back, while some…

SMT - Is This The Plan To Solve The Housing Crisis?

SMT - Is This The Plan To Solve The Housing Crisis?

Going back to the future may be one way to look at Hous­ing Min­is­ter Sean Fraser’s…

The Latest on Trudeau, Is He Going or Staying?

The Latest on Trudeau, Is He Going or Staying?

Bruce and Chan­tal dis­cuss what Justin Trudeau told the edi­to­r­i­al board of one of…

SMT -- The CBC in a Crisis of Cuts

SMT -- The CBC in a Crisis of Cuts

The CBC has decid­ed to make up its bud­get short­fall of 125 mil­lion dol­lars with…

Good Talk: Please answer my question in English not French

Good Talk: Please answer my question in English not French

A com­mit­tee exchange in Ottawa brings back a debate that we thought was long over.…

Should MP's Accept Free Trips To The War Zone?

Should MP's Accept Free Trips To The War Zone?

About six­ty mem­bers of Par­lia­ment accept­ed free trips to the Mid­dle East last week…