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Everything Is Political With Evan Solomon

SiriusXM’s Everything Is Political: Campaign 2015 with Evan Solomon follows every aspect of Canada’s federal election campaign. The show premieres Thursday, August 6 from 6 pm to 7 pm (EDT) on SiriusXM’s Canada Talks, channel 167
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Apr 8, 2016

On the Show:

Tasha Kheiriddin, Craig Scott, Maxime Bernier, Mostafa Askari, Syed Soharwardy, Mohamed El Rashidy

Former NDP MP and law professor at York University Craig Scott gives his pitch for who he thinks NDP delegates at the convention in Edmonton should adopt the Leap Manifesto as party policy. The manifesto calls for a shift for a no-carbon economy, among other radical policies.

Conservative MP Maxime Bernier has announced his candidacy for party leader. He's running on a platform of more libertarian positions, more personal responsibilities, less government involvement and more individual freedoms. 

Assistant Parliamentary Budget Officer Mostafa Askari explains why his office says the Liberal budget is not transparent and what information the government should provide or clarify for Canadians to get a clearer picture of the Canadian economic outlook.

Our panel with Rabia Khedr, spokesperson for the Federation of Muslim Women and executive director of the Muslim Council of Peel, Imam Syed Soharwardy of the Al Madinah Calgary Islamic Assembly and Mohamed El Rashidy a human rights and civil liberties activist and lawyer weigh in on anti-radicalization efforts in Canada in light of a 16-year-old Montreal teen who was sentenced to three years for planning to join ISIS in Syria.