47 episodes

The Bridge is a weekly podcast from internationally recognized journalist Peter Mansbridge dealing with whatever is on his mind that week. It could be Canadian, it could be international. It could be news, it could be sports. New episodes are released each Friday night with the intention of encouraging a relaxed commentary on current events for weekend consumption. Thanks for subscribing and for submitting a rating and review! * TWITTER @petermansbridge | INSTAGRAM @thepetermansbridge ** https://www.thepetermansbridge.com/ *** Producer: Manscorp Media Services Email: themansbridgepodcast@gmail.com

The Bridge with Peter Mansbridge Manscorp Media Services

    • Politics

The Bridge is a weekly podcast from internationally recognized journalist Peter Mansbridge dealing with whatever is on his mind that week. It could be Canadian, it could be international. It could be news, it could be sports. New episodes are released each Friday night with the intention of encouraging a relaxed commentary on current events for weekend consumption. Thanks for subscribing and for submitting a rating and review! * TWITTER @petermansbridge | INSTAGRAM @thepetermansbridge ** https://www.thepetermansbridge.com/ *** Producer: Manscorp Media Services Email: themansbridgepodcast@gmail.com

    Three Leaders (Maybe) and a Funeral

    Three Leaders (Maybe) and a Funeral

    A week which for me came down to a few hours in St John's Newfoundland and Labrador when the country said goodbye to the late, great John Crosby.  Looking at the faces in the crowd was a story in itself.  And two important letters in t...

    • 25 min
    Trained Seals on Parade

    Trained Seals on Parade

    • 23 min
    "the bridge" - Wagging The Dog? .... And, Remembering Taliban Jack.

    "the bridge" - Wagging The Dog? .... And, Remembering Taliban Jack.

    Something for everyone here, from Trump, to Iraq, to Iran, to why Canadian political parties keep being forecast to die, but don't.  And then how, one issue at least, Jack Layton was so right and so many others were so wrong.  Enjoy.

    • 30 min
    Would you believe Justin (not that one) and Auston (yes than one)

    Would you believe Justin (not that one) and Auston (yes than one)

    • 10 min
    "the bridge" holiday episode -- The end of "last minute shopping"; and, dealing with "Ok Boomer"!

    "the bridge" holiday episode -- The end of "last minute shopping"; and, dealing with "Ok Boomer"!

    For years I tweeted "last minute shopping" on Twitter -- not this year.  Here's why.And I finally had the "Ok Boomer" line dropped on me -- here's what happened and how you can have fun with it too.

    • 22 min
    Scheer Disarray

    Scheer Disarray

    • 25 min

Customer Reviews

mndisneyfan ,

This is one Bridge to cross daily

As an American who would watch Canadian election returns from the CBC and Peter on CSPAN, following Peter’s retirement I was unsure who I would follow for this Fall’s election.

Peter’s podcast is a good and insightful 15-20 minute recap of the election events of the day. The American media would do well to listen to Peter and take note of his journalism.

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