Episodes

Nov. 15, 2019

One Year Anniversary!

Join me as I discuss #strngnfr's ups and downs over the past year! What have I learned after one year of Podcasting? What can I i…

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Nov. 9, 2019

2019 Federal election results, proportional representation, and is we…

In this episode, I discuss the 2019 federal election results and proportional representation! As well I examine the Wexit associa…

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Nov. 2, 2019

The West: Part 1 - Confederation and Western Alienation

Western alienation is real in Canada. You cannot open a newspaper without reading an article about it. Listen now to Heon and I, …

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Oct. 28, 2019

Canada Votes: Young People in Politics

In my last episode on the "Canada Votes" series, I wanted to talk to someone who has worked on the inside of a political party. I…

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Oct. 25, 2019

Canada Votes: Bloc Quebecois

So I was a bit late uploading this. But better late than never! Listen to Heon and I discuss the Bloc Quebecois - examining the P…

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Oct. 19, 2019

Canada Votes: WEXIT - Interview with Peter Downing

Nearly 50 percent of Albertans would support secession from Canada, according to an Angus Reid poll completed in 2019. In #strngn…

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Oct. 11, 2019

Canada Votes: Populism

Join Heon and I as we discuss the rise in populism in Canada. We also discuss the history and the aspects of populism that are no…

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Oct. 5, 2019

Canada Votes: The Peoples Party of Canada

The Peoples Party of Canada (PPC) is perhaps the youngest political party in Canadian federal politics. Many have characterized t…

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Oct. 2, 2019

Justin Trudeau's Blackface / Brownface Scandal

Our goal at #strngnfr is to explore political topics with a balanced view. Throughout our #elexn43 coverage, we couldn't help but…

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Sept. 28, 2019

Canada Votes: The Green Party of Canada

The Green Party of Canada has always been intriguing to me. I didn’t know enough about the Party. Is their platform only about re…

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Sept. 19, 2019

Canada Votes: The Conservative Party of Canada

In episode three of our coverage of the 2019 Canadian federal election, Heon and I discuss the Conservative Party of Canada's his…

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Sept. 7, 2019

Canada Votes: The New Democratic Party (NDP)

In our second instalment leading up to the federal election, the Strong and Free Podcast examines the New Democratic Party (NDP).…

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Aug. 31, 2019

Canada Votes: The Liberal Party of Canada

In our new series, the Strong and Free Podcast will be looking at each major political party leading up to the October election. …

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Aug. 24, 2019

The Canadian Military Part 4: Supports for Returning Military Personn…

In our final episode on the Canadian Military, we explore the stories of returning soldiers and the types of government supports …

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Aug. 17, 2019

The Canadian Military Part 3: Veterans

In this week's episode, The Strong and Free Podcast examines four main issues facing veterans: PTSD; Homelessness; Exposure to Ch…

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Aug. 10, 2019

The Canadian Military Part 2: Procurement

In this episode, Heon and I examine the perpetual issue of procurement in the Canadian military. What are the reasons behind proc…

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Aug. 3, 2019

The Canadian Military Matters.

In this episode, Heon and I begin to explore the Canadian Military. We ask the tough questions of why the military is not front a…

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July 27, 2019

Hate Speech

Sources used in this episode: Hating Hate: Policy Implications of Hate Crime Legislation Author(s): Beverly A. McPhail Source: So…

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July 20, 2019

Introduction of Heon Lee!

Welcome Heon Lee: Strong and Free's new co-host! In this episode we discuss Heon's background, and what made him decide to join t…

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July 13, 2019

The Gender Gap: Identity Politics Part 2

In part two of our series on Identity Politics, Heon and I examine the Gender Gap. We tackle these four areas: 1) A history of th…

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July 7, 2019

Identity Politics

Identity Politics is a hot topic in today's politics. Listen to Heon and I debate the history of the topic and where the movement…

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June 20, 2019

Alabama and its Ban on Abortion (Part 4): Special Guest!

Friends, this episode is quite special. Strong and Free's special guest, Heon Lee helps unpack the State of Alabama's ban on abor…

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June 17, 2019

Abortion Part Three: Understanding the Anti-Abortion Movement

Sources Used: https://www.mdpi.com/2077-1444/6/2/451 https://docs.house.gov/meetings/JU/JU10/20171101/106562/HHRG-115-JU10-Wstate…

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June 10, 2019

Brainstorming a Better Way: Genuine Curiosity!

Hi everyone - in this episode I discuss a bit of brainstorming on the Strong and Free brand. Take a listen and let me know what y…

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