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Save our Cities

This week on the “Save our Cities” edition of Political Traction, host Amanda Galbraith speaks with Toronto Beaches-East York City Councillor Brad Bradford to unpack the role of municipal planners when pandemics hit, and discuss what cities can do to prepare for unprecedented changes to urban life, including physical distancing circles and bike lanes.

We’re Just Not That Into You

This week on the “We’re Just Not That Into You” edition of Political Traction, host Amanda Galbraith sits down with Queen’s University Professor Jonathan Rose to discuss the trials and tribulations of our former politicians in their political afterlives. Then, the two go head to head in our rapid fire round on Biden’s running mate, Netflix watch lists and the best place to grab a drink in Kingston.

Stocked and Loaded

This week on the “Stocked and Loaded” edition of Political Traction, host Amanda Galbraith sits down with her good friend and political reporter Marieke Walsh to discuss the COVID-19 pandemic stockpile, or lack thereof. Then, the two will offer their thoughts on the May long weekend, Premier Ford’s cherry cheesecake and Canada’s Drag Race.

The Race For Second Place

This week on the “Race for Second Place” edition of Political Traction, host Amanda Galbraith sits down with her good friend and fellow Conservative strategist Jenni Byrne to unpack the federal Conservative leadership race and where it could go from here in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Then, the two will offer their thoughts on Tik Tok, Premier Ford’s tripi to the cottage and Trudeau’s flow.

Please Unmute Yourself

This week, on the “Please Unmute Yourself” edition of Political Traction, host Amanda Galbraith speaks to federal Member of Parliament Nathaniel Erskine-Smith in his Beaches-East York office to unpack the first ever virtual Parliament sitting. MP Erskine-Smith, one of the more tech-savvy members, will talk about life as a politician during the pandemic and offer insights into how government by video-conference differs from regular legislative proceedings on Parliament Hill.