5 episodes

Spin Reduxit is CBC New Brunswick's political blog. CBC's provincial affairs reporter Jacques Poitras and Radio-Canada political analyst Michelle LeBlanc analyze the latest in New Brunswick politics and decode the spin emanating out of the provincial legislature.

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    • 4.6, 8 Ratings

Spin Reduxit is CBC New Brunswick's political blog. CBC's provincial affairs reporter Jacques Poitras and Radio-Canada political analyst Michelle LeBlanc analyze the latest in New Brunswick politics and decode the spin emanating out of the provincial legislature.

    Spin Reduxit: Election Fever

    Spin Reduxit: Election Fever

    Michelle and Jacques discuss the speculation about an early election, including the pros and cons for the Higgs government and the stakes for each political party.

    • 16 min
    Spin Reduxit: Vaccine Noise and Doctor Silence

    Spin Reduxit: Vaccine Noise and Doctor Silence

    Michelle and Jacques look at the defeat of Dominic Cardy's mandatory-vaccination bill and what it reveals, and at a doctor's decision to speak out, and Vitalité Health's retraction of her comments, about COVID-19 measures at the Campbellton Regional Hospital.

    • 18 min
    Spin Reduxit: Police and Their Powers

    Spin Reduxit: Police and Their Powers

    Jacques and Michelle discuss the debate over whether an inquiry is needed into a police shooting in Edmundston and over new emergency powers proposed for police.

    • 15 min
    Spin Reduxit: Reconvene and Re-adjourn

    Spin Reduxit: Reconvene and Re-adjourn

    The CBC's Jacques Poitras and Radio-Canada's Michelle LeBlanc look at the state of New Brunswick politics in the midst of the province's COVID-19 recovery plan.

    • 13 min
    The Return of Spin Reduxit

    The Return of Spin Reduxit

    CBC New Brunswick's podcast of political analysis is returning soon.

    • 40 sec

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
8 Ratings

8 Ratings

SusieQTunes ,

Political analysis at it's most fun

The dynamic duo of NB political journalism, Jacques Poitras and Dan McHardie clearly love their jobs, and do a fantastic job at showcasing the colourful nature of politics here in the Maritime's "middle" province.

OrangeSprocket ,

Excellent and Informative!

Jacques Poitras and Dan McHardie deliver a no holds barred, honest and unbiased look into the inner world of NB politics.

A must listen for political junkies and citizens looking for the real story behind the headlines!

Bill McGrath
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MeatballJ ,

A must listen for NB Politicos

McHardie and Poitras know of what they speak. They bring a critical and thoughtful analysis to the world of New Brunswick politics. Balanced and fair, their podcast often reveals information that may not be included in regular media. The format is relaxed and easy to follow for anyone with a passing knowledge of NB politics. The podcast does exactly as it's title suggests, it sifts through the swirl and spin of provincial affairs and provides the listener with a more objective view.

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