FTB Podcast

FTB Podcast

Latest Episodes

Quebec’s Religious Symbol Ban with Samantha Gold
April 13, 2019

Hosts Jason C. McLean and Dawn McSweeney talk about Bill 21, Quebec’s proposed Religious Symbol Ban, with special guest Samantha Gold Also: News Roundup, Survey Says, Dear FTB, Things You Did Not Know (Maybe) and Pr

The Outremont By-Election with Niall Ricardo
February 23, 2019

In the premier episode of the all-new FTB Podcast, hosts Jason C. McLean and Dawn McSweeney talk about the Outremont by-election and Canadian politics with special guest Niall Ricardo and we feature an interview with NDP

FTB Podcast Season 4 Episode 1: The Sud Ouest Montreal Special
June 11, 2017

In a Sud Ouest Special, panelists Andrew MacDonald and David DesBaillets discuss FolkFest, the changing face of SouthWest Montreal, Barack Obama's visit and more with host Jason C. McLean. Plus News Roundup, Community Ca

FTB Podcast #36: Conservative Leadership Race, Montreal 375th Celebrations, News Roundup & more
May 15, 2017

Panelists David DesBaillets and Jerry Gabriel discuss the Conservative Leadership Race and Montreal's 375th Anniversary with host Jason C. McLean. Plus News Roundup. Community Calendar and Predictions! Panelists: David

FTB Podcast #38: Montreal a Sanctuary City, News Roundup and the Oscars
February 21, 2017

Panelists Ellana Blacher and David DesBaillets discuss Montreal's new official status as a sanctuary city and the Oscars with host Jason C. McLean. Plus News Roundup. Community Calendar and Predictions! News Roundup Top

FTB Podcast 2016 Year-in-Review Special
December 11, 2016

Panelists Katie Nelson, Cem Ertekin and Jerry Gabriel join host Jason C. McLean for a look at the big worldwide, national and local stories of 2016. Plus 2017 Predictions! Panelists: Katie Nelson: "Paid professional so

FTB Podcast #35: Valérie Plante Becomes Projet Montréal Leader, Rogue One and News Roundup
December 04, 2016

Panelists Lyle Stewart and Cem Ertekin discuss new Projet Montréal Leader Valérie Plante and the upcoming film Rogue One: A Star Wars Story with host Jason C. McLean. News Roundup Topics: Standing Rock (temporary?) vi

Podcast #34: Political Art in the TIme of Trump, RIP Leonard Cohen & News Roundup
November 20, 2016

Panelists Cat McCarthy and Der Kosmonaut discuss political art following the Trump victory and the late Leonard Cohen with host Jason C. McLean. News Roundup Topics: Pence at Hamilton, Montreal Police spying on journa

FTB Podcast #33: US Elections, South Dakota Pipeline and Montreal Spoken Word Scene
October 30, 2016

In this podcast, panelists Ellana Blacher, Cem Ertekin and Vincent Simboli discuss for one last time the Presidential Elections happening in the US, the spoken word scene in Montréal, the South Dakota Access Pipeline an

FTB Podcast #32 : Québec NDP, New Leaders for Projet Montréal and the PQ and Trump
October 16, 2016

This podcast features panelists Mirna Djukic and Jimmy Zoubris discussing the new NDP back in Québec , Projet Montréal looking for a new leader, Trump's latest remarks regarding women and more in our News Roundup segme