On this edition of FTB Fridays, Jason C. McLean and special guest Niall Clapham-Ricardo discuss Canadian Politics, Minority Parliaments, Canada getting the COVID Vaccine after Mexico, International working-class solidarity and Jagmeet Singh Twitch streaming with AOC. Featured Image via WikiMedia Commons (from Sam on Flickr)
Jason C. McLean and Special Guest Samantha Gold (artist, activist, FTB contributor and online makeup instructor) discuss the Legault Government’s seemingly arbitrary holiday rules for COVID-19 Red Zones. Are they following the health data or just playing to the CAQ base by singling out Christmas?
In the premier of the FTB Fridays video series, Jason C. McLean speaks with spoken-word artist, writer and seasoned political observer Der Kosmonaut about the fallout from the 2020 US Presidential Election and what might happen in the courts and the streets if Joe Biden wins but Donald Trump refuses to leave.
Hosts Jason C. McLean and Dawn McSweeney talk about Bill 21, Quebec’s proposed Religious Symbol Ban, with special guest Samantha Gold Also: News Roundup, Survey Says, Dear FTB, Things You Did Not Know (Maybe) and Predictions! Recorded April 13, 2019 in Montreal Producer: Hannah Besseau Hosts: Jason C. McLean and Dawn McSweeney Special Guest: Samantha […]
In the premier episode of the all-new FTB Podcast, hosts Jason C. McLean and Dawn McSweeney talk about the Outremont by-election and Canadian politics with special guest Niall Ricardo and we feature an interview with NDP candidate Julia Sanchez. Also: News Roundup, Survey Says (Should Major League Baseball return to Montreal?), Dear FTB, Things You […]
Panelist Ron Roxtar and host Jason C. McLean discuss Montreal turning sidewalks into bike paths, caleche horses and more. Plus interviews with Projet Montréal City Counselor for St-Henri, Little Burgundy, Pointe-St-Charles and Griffintown Craig Sauvé and music legend Shawn Phillips, Community Calendar and Predictions! News Roundup Topics: Caleche horses in Montreal, shooting guns at a […]
Panelists Ron Roxtar and Tanu Oberoi discuss this year’s Just for Laughs Festival and several news items in the News Roundup segment with host Jason C. McLean, plus an interview with NDP leadership candidate Niki Ashton, Community Calendar and Predictions! News Roundup Topics: Charlottesville, North Korea, Canadian media companies focusing on old models to their […]
Panelists Tanu Oberoi and Laurence Tenenbaum discuss Mont;real’s 375th birthday celebrations and Guns n’ Roses returning to our city with host Jason C. McLean. Plus News Roundup, Community Calendar and Predictions! News Roundup Topics: Sean Spicer resigns, new Governor General and the death of Chester Bennington of Linkin Park Panelists: Tanu Oberoi: Web designer, musician […]
Panelists Samantha Gold and Jerry Gabriel discuss Just for Laughs 2017 with host Jason C. McLean. Plus News Roundup, Community Calendar and Predictions! News Roundup Topics: Racial insensitivity at the St-Jean Baptiste Parade, Jeremy Corbyn at Glastonbury and Ron Howard taking over the Han Solo movie Panelists: Samantha Gold: FTB’s Legal Columnist covering Just for […]
In a Sud Ouest Special, panelists Andrew MacDonald and David DesBaillets discuss FolkFest, the changing face of SouthWest Montreal, Barack Obama’s visit and more with host Jason C. McLean. Plus News Roundup, Community Calendar, Lat Night’s Weather and Predictions! News Roundup Topics: UK Elections, New Conservative Leader, RIP Adam West Panelists: Andrew MacDonald: Musician, Sud […]
Panelists Ellana Blacher and David DesBaillets discuss Montreal’s new official status as a sanctuary city and the Oscars with host Jason C. McLean. Plus News Roundup. Community Calendar and Predictions! News Roundup Topics: New Montreal flag, M-103 and Islamophobia, Milo’s downfall and trusting the mainstream media Panelists: Ellana Blacher: Spoken word artist David DesBaillets: Law student and […]
Panelists AG and Jerry Gabriel discuss Donald Trump’s travel ban and Pride Toronto’s decision to not allow uniformed police to participate in the next parade with host Jason C. McLean. Plus News Roundup. Community Calendar and Predictions! News Roundup Topics: Françoise David’s farewell, Keystone back on the table, Ireland divesting from fossil fuels Panelists: AG: […]
Panelists David DesBaillets and Jerry Gabriel discuss the Conservative Leadership Race and Montreal’s 375th Anniversary with host Jason C. McLean. Plus News Roundup. Community Calendar and Predictions! Panelists: David DesBaillets: Blogger, Doctoral student and political junkie Jerry Gabriel: FTB contributor Host: Jason C. McLean Producers: Hannah Besseau (audio), Enzo Sabbagha (video) Reports by Hannah Besseau […]
Panelists Katie Nelson, Cem Ertekin and Jerry Gabriel join host Jason C. McLean for a look at the big worldwide, national and local stories of 2016. Plus 2017 Predictions! Panelists: Katie Nelson: “Paid professional social justice warrior” Cem Ertekin: FTB Managing Editor and contributor Jerry Gabriel: FTB contributor Host: Jason C. McLean Producers: Hannah Besseau (audio), […]
Panelists Lyle Stewart and Cem Ertekin discuss new Projet Montréal Leader Valérie Plante and the upcoming film Rogue One: A Star Wars Story with host Jason C. McLean. News Roundup Topics: Standing Rock (temporary?) victory, Trudeau’s pipelines, the death of Fidel Castro and Val d’Or Panelists: Lyle Stewart: Veteran Montreal journalist Cem Ertekin: FTB Managing […]
Panelists Cat McCarthy and Der Kosmonaut discuss political art following the Trump victory and the legacy of the late, great Leonard Cohen with host Jason C. McLean. News Roundup Topics: Pence at Hamilton, Montreal Police spying on journalists, historic building burned, Sarkozy losing power and the International Infringement Conference. Panelists: Cat McCarthy: Burlesque performer, artist […]