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The Eager Beaver welcomes you to join him and his friends in the Beaver Lodge for engaging and grown up conversations about the Canadian political and cultural scene.
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The True North Eager Beaver Paul Atkinson

    • Society & Culture

The Eager Beaver welcomes you to join him and his friends in the Beaver Lodge for engaging and grown up conversations about the Canadian political and cultural scene.
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    The Channel's Not Changing -- The Daily Beaver Morning Show

    The Channel's Not Changing -- The Daily Beaver Morning Show

    Well, hel-looo Kits ‘n’ Kubs!
    On Episode 374 of our show, we explore Poilievre being in unfamiliar territory as he is not controlling the narrative, his many failed attempts to distract from seemingly being Diagolon-adjacent, and tanking at the Canada Building Trades Unions annual conference.
    Also, we talk about:
    Sports Ball Canada
    These People Cheat
    PeePee Bombs
    Exploiting Tragedy
    Craig Wallace
    Mandatory Alcohol Screening
    Charlie Angus
    HMCS Max Bernays
    2,000 Arrests
    Axe the Tax, Then What?
    National Inventory Report
    Technology Not Taxes
    Moody's AAA Rating
    Defense Training
    Breaking with Israel
    Elizabeth May
    Smith on TMX
    Municipal Voting Rights
    Mount Ruang
    Tidbits
    Diane Deans
    Boeing

    The Daily Beaver Morning Show is broadcast LIVE (most of the time), weekdays at 7-ish a.m. Eastern. Our take on the news is the purrr-fect thing for The Best #DAMFAM in all podcasting™, Canadians on-the-go who want to stay engaged.
    Until next time, be kind to — and gentle with — yourselves,
    Your Eager Beaver and Mr. Grizzly
    ___________________________________________________
    We welcome retweets, shares, gentle corrections, constructive criticism, compliments, show guest recommendations, and photos of what you are cooking. Send them to us via our show’s Facebook blog page [https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100063635884012], our Xitter feed @TrueEager, or our e-mail at truenortheagerbeaver@gmail.com.
    If you like to smash with buttons, subscribe to our Podpage [podpage.com/the-true-north-eager-beaver/], sponsored by The Rae Girl, or our YouTube page [youtube.com/@truenortheagerbeavermedia] (where you can find the video version of our show and, exclusively, our monthly all pub chat / no politics live PubCast event).
    If you wish to encourage us to do more, leave us a positive review and stars on Apple Podcasts [https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/the-true-north-eager-beaver/id1564803781], retweet and share our shows, or tell your peeps and poops about us.
    Better yet, since our content is free and we shake it to earn your tips, you may now financially support our efforts via SuperChat on our YouTube page, but if you want to ensure that greater than 90% (rather than 70%) of your support gets to us, buying us a cup of coffee or mug of hot chocolate via The Eager Beaver Lodge Emergency Hydration Fund [https://ko-fi.com/eagerbeaver] really makes our day.
    ___________________________________________________
    Not everyone can do everything. But everyone can do something. Because #DemocracyIsSomethingYouDo...

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    Thank you to our podcast’s founding sponsors:
    * The Peppermaster
    * The Miss Vee Mysteries from Corvid Moon Publishing
    * Canadian Tarot Dot Com
    Artwork credit: Peter Jarvis
    Opening and Closing Music Sequence credits:
    Cranky Canuck [cranky@crankycartoons.com]
    Paul Joseph Something [pauljosephsomething@gmail.com]

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    • 2 hr 43 min
    Course Corrections — The Daily Beaver Morning Show

    Course Corrections — The Daily Beaver Morning Show

    Well, hel-looo Kits ‘n’ Kubs!
     
    On Episode 373 of our show, we explore the Conservative Party of Canada and its leader deliberately mis-framing the Government of BC's decision to course correct on its harm reduction pilot project on drug use as well as shifting sands under the campus protest movement.
    Also, we talk about:
    The Beaver SweetieYay, Sports! Decriminalization Is Not LegalizationMark MillerCampus ClashesUnpopular Opinions Are Not New To UsPermanent ProtestorsLook InwardBoeing 
    The Daily Beaver Morning Show is broadcast LIVE (most of the time), weekdays at 7-ish a.m. Eastern. Our take on the news is the purrr-fect thing for The Best #DAMFAM in all podcasting™, Canadians on-the-go who want to stay engaged.
    Until next time, be kind to — and gentle with — yourselves,
    Your Eager Beaver and Mr. Grizzly
    ___________________________________________________
    We welcome retweets, shares, gentle corrections, constructive criticism, compliments, show guest recommendations, and photos of what you are cooking. Send them to us via our show’s Facebook blog page [https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100063635884012], our Xitter feed @TrueEager, or our e-mail at truenortheagerbeaver@gmail.com.
    If you like to smash with buttons, subscribe to our Podpage [podpage.com/the-true-north-eager-beaver/], sponsored by The Rae Girl, or our YouTube page [youtube.com/@truenortheagerbeavermedia] (where you can find the video version of our show and, exclusively, our monthly all pub chat / no politics live PubCast event).
    If you wish to encourage us to do more, leave us a positive review and stars on Apple Podcasts [https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/the-true-north-eager-beaver/id1564803781], retweet and share our shows, or tell your peeps and poops about us.
    Better yet, since our content is free, you may now financially support our efforts via SuperChat on our YouTube page, but if you want to ensure that greater than 90% (rather than 70%) of your support gets to us, buying us a cup of coffee or mug of hot chocolate via The Eager Beaver Lodge Emergency Hydration Fund [https://ko-fi.com/eagerbeaver] really makes our day.
    ___________________________________________________
     
    Thank you to our podcast’s founding sponsors:
     
    * The Peppermaster
    * The Miss Vee Mysteries from Corvid Moon Publishing
    * Canadian Tarot Dot Com
     
    Artwork credit: Peter Jarvis
    Opening and Closing Music Sequence credits: 
    Cranky Canuck [cranky@crankycartoons.com]
    Paul Joseph Something [pauljosephsomething@gmail.com]

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    • 1 hr 4 min
    Moe vs the CRA – The Daily Beaver Morning Show

    Moe vs the CRA – The Daily Beaver Morning Show

    Well, hel-looo Kits ‘n’ Kubs!
     
    On Episode 368 of our show, we explore seemingly self-destructive choices by Conservative figure heads.
    Also, we talk about:
    PWHL RocksCarbon in SK55 Days in ArrearsScrimshawRoad StopCons Can't Say AlexThe Daily Beaver Morning Show is broadcast LIVE (most of the time), weekdays at 7-ish a.m. Eastern. Our take on the news is the purrr-fect thing for The Best #DAMFAM in all podcasting™, Canadians on-the-go who want to stay engaged.
    Until next time, be kind to — and gentle with — yourselves,
    Your Eager Beaver and Mr. Grizzly
    ___________________________________________________
    We welcome retweets, shares, gentle corrections, constructive criticism, compliments, show guest recommendations, and photos of what you are cooking. Send them to us via our show’s Facebook blog page [https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100063635884012], our Xitter feed @TrueEager, or our e-mail at truenortheagerbeaver@gmail.com.
    If you like to smash with buttons, subscribe to our Podpage [podpage.com/the-true-north-eager-beaver/], sponsored by The Rae Girl, or our YouTube page [youtube.com/@truenortheagerbeavermedia] (where you can find the video version of our show and, exclusively, our monthly all pub chat / no politics live PubCast event).
    If you wish to encourage us to do more, leave us a positive review and stars on Apple Podcasts [https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/the-true-north-eager-beaver/id1564803781], retweet and share our shows, or tell your peeps and poops about us.
    Better yet, since our content is free and we shake it to earn your tips, you may now financially support our efforts via SuperChat on our YouTube page, but if you want to ensure that greater than 90% (rather than 70%) of your support gets to us, buying us a cup of coffee or mug of hot chocolate via The Eager Beaver Lodge Emergency Hydration Fund [https://ko-fi.com/eagerbeaver] really makes our day.
    ___________________________________________________
    Not everyone can do everything. But everyone can do something. Because #DemocracyIsSomethingYouDo...
    Write to your MP, MPP, MLA, MNA, Senator, or preferred local media outlet to tell them you expect them to dig deep into the Doug Ford corruption story as well as indicted-in-the-USA-for-trying-to-steal-an-election Mike Roman's links to Stephen Harper and Andrew Scheer. And tell them you want them to do more to house the homeless.
    If you live in Alberta, you have until April 22 to register to vote in the AB NDP Leadership race.
    With the current strain on our health care professionals, do the right neighbourly thing to keep our hospitals unclogged: get your XBB, flu, pneumonia, and / or RSV shots , as well as meningitis B, COVID, and MMR boosters.
     
    Finally, support your fellow Canadians by donating to the Red Cross Wildfire Response.
    _________________________________________________
     
    Thank you to our podcast’s founding sponsors:
     
    * The Peppermaster
    * The Miss Vee Mysteries from Corvid Moon Publishing
    * Canadian Tarot Dot Com
     
    Artwork credit: Peter Jarvis
    Opening and Closing Music Sequence credits: 
    Cranky Canuck [cranky@crankycartoons.com]
    Paul Joseph Something [pauljosephsomething@gmail.com]


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    • 59 min
    Drunken (?) Diagowrong Dalliance – The Daily Beaver Morning Show

    Drunken (?) Diagowrong Dalliance – The Daily Beaver Morning Show

    Well, hel-looo Kits ‘n’ Kubs!
     
    On Episode 367 of our show, we explore 
    Also, we talk about:
    Campus ActivismCanada PostCarbon PricingCatch & KillPeePee's Atlantic VacationQC Capital GainsAnti-Semitism on the HillJohannes Rivoire The Daily Beaver Morning Show is broadcast LIVE (most of the time), weekdays at 7-ish a.m. Eastern. Our take on the news is the purrr-fect thing for The Best #DAMFAM in all podcasting™, Canadians on-the-go who want to stay engaged.
    Until next time, be kind to — and gentle with — yourselves,
    Your Eager Beaver and Mr. Grizzly
    ___________________________________________________
    We welcome retweets, shares, gentle corrections, constructive criticism, compliments, show guest recommendations, and photos of what you are cooking. Send them to us via our show’s Facebook blog page [https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100063635884012], our Xitter feed @TrueEager, or our e-mail at truenortheagerbeaver@gmail.com.
    If you like to smash with buttons, subscribe to our Podpage [podpage.com/the-true-north-eager-beaver/], sponsored by The Rae Girl, or our YouTube page [youtube.com/@truenortheagerbeavermedia] (where you can find the video version of our show and, exclusively, our monthly all pub chat / no politics live PubCast event).
    If you wish to encourage us to do more, leave us a positive review and stars on Apple Podcasts [https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/the-true-north-eager-beaver/id1564803781], retweet and share our shows, or tell your peeps and poops about us.
    Better yet, since our content is free and we shake it to earn your tips, you may now financially support our efforts via SuperChat on our YouTube page, but if you want to ensure that greater than 90% (rather than 70%) of your support gets to us, buying us a cup of coffee or mug of hot chocolate via The Eager Beaver Lodge Emergency Hydration Fund [https://ko-fi.com/eagerbeaver] really makes our day.
    ___________________________________________________
    Not everyone can do everything. But everyone can do something. Because #DemocracyIsSomethingYouDo...
    Write to your MP, MPP, MLA, MNA, Senator, or preferred local media outlet to tell them you expect them to dig deep into the Doug Ford corruption story as well as indicted-in-the-USA-for-trying-to-steal-an-election Mike Roman's links to Stephen Harper and Andrew Scheer. And tell them you want them to do more to house the homeless.
    If you live in Alberta, you have until April 22 to register to vote in the AB NDP Leadership race.
    With the current strain on our health care professionals, do the right neighbourly thing to keep our hospitals unclogged: get your XBB, flu, pneumonia, and / or RSV shots , as well as meningitis B, COVID, and MMR boosters.
     
    Finally, support your fellow Canadians by donating to the Red Cross Wildfire Response.
    _________________________________________________
     
    Thank you to our podcast’s founding sponsors:
     
    * The Peppermaster
    * The Miss Vee Mysteries from Corvid Moon Publishing
    * Canadian Tarot Dot Com
     
    Artwork credit: Peter Jarvis
    Opening and Closing Music Sequence credits: 
    Cranky Canuck [cranky@crankycartoons.com]
    Paul Joseph Something [pauljosephsomething@gmail.com]

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    • 59 min
    Nice/Nasty – The Daily Beaver Morning Show

    Nice/Nasty – The Daily Beaver Morning Show

    Well, hel-looo Kits ‘n’ Kubs!
     
    On Episode 366 of our show, we explore plastic pollution, discuss Danielle Smith's schtick and our duty to each other in heated times.
    Also, we talk about:
    Plastics TreatyAB Is Unlike QCSabotage SmithHondaIndustries of the FutureGrocery CompetitionAnti-Semitism on the Hill200 DaysKurtis from AlbertaHealth FeesThe Daily Beaver Morning Show is broadcast LIVE (most of the time), weekdays at 7-ish a.m. Eastern. Our take on the news is the purrr-fect thing for The Best #DAMFAM in all podcasting™, Canadians on-the-go who want to stay engaged.
    Until next time, be kind to — and gentle with — yourselves,
    Your Eager Beaver and Mr. Grizzly
    ___________________________________________________
    We welcome retweets, shares, gentle corrections, constructive criticism, compliments, show guest recommendations, and photos of what you are cooking. Send them to us via our show’s Facebook blog page [https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100063635884012], our Xitter feed @TrueEager, or our e-mail at truenortheagerbeaver@gmail.com.
    If you like to smash with buttons, subscribe to our Podpage [podpage.com/the-true-north-eager-beaver/], sponsored by The Rae Girl, or our YouTube page [youtube.com/@truenortheagerbeavermedia] (where you can find the video version of our show and, exclusively, our monthly all pub chat / no politics live PubCast event).
    If you wish to encourage us to do more, leave us a positive review and stars on Apple Podcasts [https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/the-true-north-eager-beaver/id1564803781], retweet and share our shows, or tell your peeps and poops about us.
    Better yet, since our content is free and we shake it to earn your tips, you may now financially support our efforts via SuperChat on our YouTube page, but if you want to ensure that greater than 90% (rather than 70%) of your support gets to us, buying us a cup of coffee or mug of hot chocolate via The Eager Beaver Lodge Emergency Hydration Fund [https://ko-fi.com/eagerbeaver] really makes our day.
    ___________________________________________________
    Not everyone can do everything. But everyone can do something. Because #DemocracyIsSomethingYouDo...
    Write to your MP, MPP, MLA, MNA, Senator, or preferred local media outlet to tell them you expect them to dig deep into the Doug Ford corruption story as well as indicted-in-the-USA-for-trying-to-steal-an-election Mike Roman's links to Stephen Harper and Andrew Scheer. And tell them you want them to do more to house the homeless.
    If you live in Alberta, you have until April 22 to register to vote in the AB NDP Leadership race.
    With the current strain on our health care professionals, do the right neighbourly thing to keep our hospitals unclogged: get your XBB, flu, pneumonia, and / or RSV shots , as well as meningitis B, COVID, and MMR boosters.
     
    Finally, support your fellow Canadians by donating to the Red Cross Wildfire Response.
    _________________________________________________
     
    Thank you to our podcast’s founding sponsors:
     
    * The Peppermaster
    * The Miss Vee Mysteries from Corvid Moon Publishing
    * Canadian Tarot Dot Com
     
    Artwork credit: Peter Jarvis
    Opening and Closing Music Sequence credits: 
    Cranky Canuck [cranky@crankycartoons.com]
    Paul Joseph Something [pauljosephsomething@gmail.com]

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    • 1 hr 7 min
    You Can't Spell poiLIEvre Without LIE – The Daily Beaver Morning Show

    You Can't Spell poiLIEvre Without LIE – The Daily Beaver Morning Show

    Well, hel-looo Kits ‘n’ Kubs!
     
    On Episode 365 of our show, we debunk Pepe Le Pewlièvre's mantra claims that rent, housing, etc have doubled.
    Also, we talk about:
    Budget & MetricsUmar Zameer US NewsEarth DayElizabeth Irving @PierreIsLying Paul Kershaw on OverextractionChessPatrick Norman Halal MortgagesAcadie NewsLantsman"Intergenerational Fairness"The NarwhalThe Daily Beaver Morning Show is broadcast LIVE (most of the time), weekdays at 7-ish a.m. Eastern. Our take on the news is the purrr-fect thing for The Best #DAMFAM in all podcasting™, Canadians on-the-go who want to stay engaged.
    Until next time, be kind to — and gentle with — yourselves,
    Your Eager Beaver and Mr. Grizzly
    ___________________________________________________
    We welcome retweets, shares, gentle corrections, constructive criticism, compliments, show guest recommendations, and photos of what you are cooking. Send them to us via our show’s Facebook blog page [https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100063635884012], our Xitter feed @TrueEager, or our e-mail at truenortheagerbeaver@gmail.com.
    If you like to smash with buttons, subscribe to our Podpage [podpage.com/the-true-north-eager-beaver/], sponsored by The Rae Girl, or our YouTube page [youtube.com/@truenortheagerbeavermedia] (where you can find the video version of our show and, exclusively, our monthly all pub chat / no politics live PubCast event).
    If you wish to encourage us to do more, leave us a positive review and stars on Apple Podcasts [https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/the-true-north-eager-beaver/id1564803781], retweet and share our shows, or tell your peeps and poops about us.
    Better yet, since our content is free and we shake it to earn your tips, you may now financially support our efforts via SuperChat on our YouTube page, but if you want to ensure that greater than 90% (rather than 70%) of your support gets to us, buying us a cup of coffee or mug of hot chocolate via The Eager Beaver Lodge Emergency Hydration Fund [https://ko-fi.com/eagerbeaver] really makes our day.
    ___________________________________________________
    Not everyone can do everything. But everyone can do something. Because #DemocracyIsSomethingYouDo...
    Write to your MP, MPP, MLA, MNA, Senator, or preferred local media outlet to tell them you expect them to dig deep into the Doug Ford corruption story as well as indicted-in-the-USA-for-trying-to-steal-an-election Mike Roman's links to Stephen Harper and Andrew Scheer. And tell them you want them to do more to house the homeless.
    With the current strain on our health care professionals, do the right neighbourly thing to keep our hospitals unclogged: get your XBB, flu, pneumonia, and / or RSV shots , as well as meningitis B, COVID, and MMR boosters.
     
    Finally, support your fellow Canadians by donating to the Red Cross Wildfire Response.
    _________________________________________________
     
    Thank you to our podcast’s founding sponsors:
     
    * The Peppermaster
    * The Miss Vee Mysteries from Corvid Moon Publishing
    * Canadian Tarot Dot Com
     
    Artwork credit: Peter Jarvis
    Opening and Closing Music Sequence credits: 
    Cranky Canuck [cranky@crankycartoons.com]
    Paul Joseph Something [pauljosephsomething@gmail.com

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    • 2 hr 3 min

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