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Wildfires rage outside Canadian cities
August 18, 2023

August 17, 2023 - Power & Politics speaks to officials on the ground in the Northwest Territories and British Columbia as fires continue to threaten communities.

Fires lead N.W.T. to issue evacuation order for Yellowknife
August 17, 2023

August 17, 2023 - Power & Politics speaks to federal, territorial and municipal leaders about the wildfires ravaging the Northwest Territories.

Northwest Territories declares state of emergency as wildfires rage
August 16, 2023

August 16, 2023 - Northwest Territories Premier Caroline Cochrane gives an update on the wildfire crisis in her territory. Plus, former U.S. congressman Joe Walsh explains the political implications o

Canada's fight to bring the cost of living under control
August 15, 2023

August 15, 2023 - NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh reacts to rising inflation numbers. Plus, a panel of experts explains the findings of their new report aimed at squashing the rental crisis.

Alberta pushes back against Ottawa's clean electricity plan
August 14, 2023

August 14, 2023 - Alberta Premier Danielle Smith explains why her government won't be following Ottawa's clean power roadmap. Plus, we report the latest on Donald Trump's looming fourth indictment.

Satirical news implicated in Meta ban
August 11, 2023

The Beaverton's editor-in-chief details the implications of Meta banning the site's satirical news content,then the Power Panel weighs in. Plus, provincial reality check on the federal government's cl

Ottawa faces provincial pushback on plans for net-zero power grid
August 10, 2023

After facing pushback from Alberta and Saskatchewan, Minister of Environment and Climate Change Stephen Guilbeault details the government's plan for a net-zero power grid by 2023. Plus, remembering an

Ontario AG releases scathing Greenbelt report
August 09, 2023

Ontario Auditor General Bonnie Lysyk details the multiple issues she found with the Ford government's development deals involving the Greenbelt. Nova Scotia Premier Tim Houston reacts to the federal g

Feds unveil new plan for future of electricity
August 08, 2023

Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Jonathan Wilkinson breaks down the government's new plans for electricity. Plus, British Columbia Minister of Emergency Management and Climate Readiness Bowinn

Alberta hits pause on renewables
August 04, 2023

August 4, 2023 - Power & Politics speaks to Alberta's Minister of Affordability and Utilities Nathan Neudorf on the province's suspension of approvals for new renewable projects. Plus, NDP Leader Jagm