Episode 64

Published on:

3rd Dec 2021

NLR Minute 12/03 - LARPing Revolution

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Canadians under 18 have filed a challenge to voting laws in their quest for universal sufferage. Their argument, that it is unconstitutional to bar them from voting is interesting and could change elections significantly in Canada.

Friend of the show, Dr. Amita Kuttner has been named the interim leader of the Green Party of Canada — a tough job, maybe the toughest in Canadian politics at this point. What does their appointment mean about the future of the party?

The conversion therapy ban was FINALLY passed by a stroke of political genius in the form of unanimous consent initiated by Erin O'Toole and the Conservative Party of Canada. There's a lot more at play here than the politics of social conservatism versus moderation and a lot to learn by the left.

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