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Confidence Game (w/ Matt Triemstra)

This week on Political Traction, host Amanda Galbraith speaks with Matt Triemstra, the Vice President and General Manager of Navigator’s Ottawa office, Ensight. The two discuss the week that was in our nation’s capital, and break down exactly what happened with the various motions and votes that took place. Then, the two go head-to-head in our rapid-fire round to discuss Halloween, Borat, The Pope and Alberta’s new COVID test.

Left Coast (w/ Alex Shiff)

This week on Political Traction, host Amanda Galbraith sits down with fellow Navigator colleague Alex Shiff, a Senior Consultant in our Vancouver office and political commentator, to discuss all things surrounding the BC election. Alex breaks down what exactly happened with “Zoom Gate” and the implications that 700,000 mail-in ballots will have for the timing of the BC election results. The two go head-to-head in our rapid-fire round to discuss Amy Coney Barrett, Amazon Prime Day, Lebron James and the championship win, and Twitter’s “Room Rater.”

 

What’s Up on the Rock (w/Bob Hallett)

This week on Political Traction, host Amanda Galbraith sits down with Bob Hallett, a Newfoundland-based political commentator, business owner, and advisor to the Schroeder Policy Group — you might also know him from his band, Great Big Sea or his involvement in the hit musicals “Come From Away” and “No Change in the Weather”. Bob tells us that, while the rest of Canada is concerned with COVID-19, Newfoundland is facing its own unique set of challenges despite being virus-free. Then, the two go head-to-head in our rapid-fire round to discuss the vice-presidential debate, Thanksgiving, and the best place to grab a fresh Guinness.

Finding Your Purpose

This week on Political Traction, host Amanda Galbraith sits down with the Vice President of the Canadian Centre for the Purpose of the Corporation and fellow Navigator Principal Tasha Kheiriddin. With the recent launch of the CCPC, Amanda and Tasha take a deep dive into why companies need to pay attention to the changing political and social landscape, and what it means for the future of business in Canada. Then, the two go head-to-head in our rapid-fire round to discuss the presidential debate, the future of Thanksgiving, the Conservative Party logo and Trump’s taxes.

Face the Nation

This week on Political Traction, host Amanda Galbraith sits down with her friend and fellow Navigator Principal Colin MacDonald. The two unpack this week’s Throne speech and share their thoughts on what we can expect in the months to follow. Then, the two go head-to-head in our rapid fire round to discuss Schitts Creek, Ellen, RBG and COVID testing.