Who is that new Supreme Court Judge?

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So episode 68 - a new record.  But you know that right? Because you subscribe to the show on iTunes and have already rated and reviewed the podcast - right? You should.

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A special guest! Ian Bushfield - the Executive Director of the @BCHumanist@bccla board member, and the left half of @PolitiCoastPod - returns to talk about the Supreme Court. 

But we start with the important stuff - a deep dive into the red hot debate about the best Canadian TV show of all time. And I have an epiphany about Danger Bay.

Then we dive into some law an politics. Justin Trudeau announced his new pick for the Supreme Court - Sheilah Martin. We give the honest of hot takes on the new appointment.

We also take a look at the government's historic apology for past LGBTQ2 discrimination and ask why is legislation that would repeal zombie laws - including some of the discriminatory and unconstitutional offences that were used against LGBTQ2 communities - stalled at first reading?

Then we take a look look at some other legislation that seems to be stalled. As the Supreme Court is set to hear a constitutional challenged to the Conservative victim fine surcharge legislation the current government seems content to let their legislative fix languish at fist reading. 

We also take a quick look at the Bill Morneau debacle, why we need a law reform commission, and as usual talk about pot and pardons. 

We also have some new art - it is still new because it is way easier to just copy and past this section each week - from an awesome young designer Parker Mazerolle - serious he is crazy good - go check out his work.

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