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Guns, Disease, Oil and Pride - The Pipeline, Episode 6
February 03, 2020

This week: Just how heavily armed Canadian civilians are, how energy projects in Alberta are always on the minds of the Federal Government, which Conservative leadership candidate can out-Pride the other, and how the Corona virus has nothing to do with t.

Is there "Free Speech" in Canada? This University legal action may tell us! - The Drill, January 17
January 24, 2020

Paul sits down for a conversation with UBC Free Speech Club Executive Director Angelo Isidorou about UBC suddenly canceling their event featuring Andy Ngo of Portland, Oregon, speaking on the topic of Antifa and violence.His group previously brought in ..

Blocked: Charest, Unifor and BC Ferries - The Pipeline, Episode 5
January 24, 2020

This week: the Regina Unifor/Co-op labour dispute escalates, a BC Ferries blockade, Harry and Meghan's "backwater" Vancouver Island home, and the Tory leadership race sans Jean Charest.Join the Western Standard's Derek Fildebrandt, Paul Holmes and Deird..

Bombing It ... Iran, #megxit, Tories - The Pipeline (Season 1, Episode 4)
January 16, 2020

Paul, Derek and Dave discuss trouble in the Royal Family, as Meghan Markle and Harry plan to depart the UK for Canada (which is way better, of course), and quite possibly Paul's neighbourhood. We also discuss Harper's statement on "regime change" in Iran.

The Pipeline - Episode 3 - Iran, World War 3, Missiles and Ricky Gervais
January 10, 2020

In this episode of The Pipeline, Paul and Derek discuss the developing situation in Iran, the only part of the Golden Globes anybody watched, and the UNERD committee's condemnation of racist pipelines.The Pipeline is The Western Standard's weekly nation..

The Pipeline - Episode 2 - Canada's Fiscal Update
December 19, 2019

In this episode of The Pipeline, Paul and Derek discuss the federal fiscal update, the CPC leadership race, the TransMountain Pipeline hearings, the Canadian Energy Centre and Jason Kenney's declining poll numbers.The Pipeline is The Western Standard's ..

The Drill - Scheer Resignation!
December 12, 2019

In this, our first official episode of The Drill, Paul and Derek discuss the sudden resignation of Conservative Party of Canada leader Andrew Scheer, and his prospective replacements."The Drill" is The Western Standard's periodic show covering timely to..

The Pipeline - Episode 1 - Kenney Goes to Ottawa
December 12, 2019

In this, our first official episode of The Pipeline, Paul and Derek discuss Alberta's Fair Deal Panel, and the recent meeting between Alberta Premier Jason Kenney and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.The Pipeline is The Western Standard's weekly national a..

The Pipeline - Episode 0 - CN's Petrol, The Shiny New Cabinet, Scheer's Future, Kinsella's Bernier Beatdown and Campus Violence at York University
November 28, 2019

This is the "lost episode" of The Pipeline, Western Standard's new weekly podcast, hosted by Paul Holmes, Digital Editor, and featuring Derek Fildebrandt, Publisher.This week we discuss CN, Trudeau's Minister of Middle Class Prosperity, Andrew Scheer's ..