Govern ... This!?

Govern ... This!?

Latest Episodes

BC’s Electoral Reform with Prof. Daniel Westlake – GT011
May 23, 2018

This is the follow up episode with Professor Daniel Westlake where we talk more in depth about what is going on in BC and our own Electoral Reform. Daniel Westlake is a Professor from the University of Victoria who teaches Electoral Reform.

Electoral Reform with Prof. Daniel Westlake – GT010
May 06, 2018

British Columbia is in the midst of Electoral Reform with a referendum coming this fall. I was able to track down Daniel Westlake, a Political Science professor who teaches the subject and he agreed to sit down and give me the low down.

How Canada Got Started with Nathan Walsh – GT009
November 07, 2017

OK... Montreal turned 375 this year... and Canada turned 150... what's going on... why is Montreal so much older, and what was happening before Canada became Canada? - These are the few questions that started me down a road that I think will last for ...

Bob Warwick: on Managing a Provincial MLA Campaign to Working with the Greens between Elections – GT008
August 09, 2017

Bob Warwick and I take a few moments to sit down and talk about what it was like for him to manage BC Green Candidate Dr. Chris Maxwell's campaign during the 2017 Provincial Election in BC. Then we get into what goes on with political parties between e...

Elections: From Campaign Start to Elected Government with Andrew Reeve – GT007
May 23, 2017

Andrew Reeve returns to talk about elections and what happens on either side of one. Starting from when the campaigning begins as the Writ is Dropped and the current Government is dissolved, to what happens on election day and how to follow it.

Running ‘Independent’ at 21 with Jordan Templeman – GT006
May 04, 2017

It was a refreshing to sit down and chat with Independent Candidate and 21 year old Political Science student Jordan Templeman. - I enjoyed hearing his well considered thoughts on all the major issues, the major political parties and his experience so...

Voting & Political Insights with Andrew Reeve – GT005 - Govern ... This!?
April 30, 2017

This chat with Andrew was really fun and I learned a ton! He is great at explaining things and has quite the resume which he skims through during our chat. - Andrew is a Political Science graduate from the University of Victoria who works in the Whip'...

Running Green with Dr. Chris Maxwell – GT004
April 25, 2017

I had the pleasure of sitting down and chatting with scientist Dr. Chris Maxwell, who has taken a quick turn from the science world to see what the political spectrum has to offer as the BC Green Party Candidate for the Victoria-Swan Lake riding. -

“Municipal Government” with City Councillor Jeremy Loveday – GT003 - Govern ... This!?
April 18, 2017

In this episode I got to sit down with Victoria City Councillor Jeremy Loveday. I found it pretty enlightening how the city runs itself, and our level of input or lack thereof (which is on us), not to mention how his job has a very minimal 'actual' job...

The Basics of Voting (BC Provincial Election) – GT002 - Govern ... This!?
March 25, 2017

I'm back with Ryan Steele from the first episode - he works at the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia as a Senior Systems Analyst, and in this episode we talk about the basics of the current system of voting for the provincial government here in ...