In this episode of the podcast, Matt and Andres discuss the NHL playoffs so far, Notre Dame funds and Vancouver's aspirations to be carbon neutral by 2050. Finally, they chat about the recent wins by provincial conservative parties and what that may mean for the federal election in the fall.
In this episode of the podcast, Matt and Andres discuss some thoughts around overly polite Canadian tendencies, pissed off Star Wars nerds, and Tiger Woods "heroic" ascension back to the top. They also discuss Faith Goldy getting kicked off of Facebook and some province's displeasure with Trudeau's tax on carbon.
In this episode of the podcast Matt and Andres discuss what appears to be the final act of the SNC affair. And we get a real glimpse into who Jason Kenney is and what that means for Albertans. Friend of the show and Freedom Conservative Party MLA hopeful Bernard Handcock chimes in on the upcoming Alberta Election. Finally, Matt and Andres tee up the upcoming NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs.
In this episode of the podcast, Matt and Andres are joined with Vancouver lawyer and writer Sarah Leamon. Together they discuss splitting of the role of Attorney General and Minister of Justice as well as the many current legal challenges involved with marijuana in Canada.
On this episode of the podcast, Matt and Andres discuss Tales from rich and famous including Donald Trump, Robert Kraft, and Lori Loughlin. They also discuss the new Michael Jackson documentary and Boeing's response to the 737 Max debacle.
On this episode of the podcast Matt and Andres are joined by longtime listener Max. They discuss John Tavares's return to Long Island, Michael Cohen's hearing and Jody Wilson-Raybould's testimony over the SNC Lavalin affair.
In this episode, Matt and Andres sit down with Kat Jayme and discuss her documentary 'Finding Big Country' which premiered at the 2018 Vancouver International Film Festival and took home the People's Choice Award. The film is about Kat tracking down former Vancouver Grizzly star Bryant "Big Country" Reeves.
In this episode of The Toque, Matt and Andres speak with Ryan McMahon who is a writer and host of the podcast 'Thunder Bay'. Ryan shares the back-story and touches on greater discussions around the Indigenous experience in Canada and positive change through art.
On this episode of the podcast we sit down in studio with activist/writer/broadcaster Garth Mullins to discuss the Crackdown podcast. Garth and his team have created the podcast which explores drugs, drug policy, and the drug war.
In this episode of the podcast, Matt and Andres discuss Canada's new food guide, the Saudi teen that is seeking asylum in Canada, and the latest on protests on Wet'suwet'en territory over the Coastal Gaslink Pipeline.
In this episode of the podcast, Matt and Andres discuss the controversy around the Christmas song Baby It's Cold Outside, the detainment of Huawei CFO in Vancouver, and the results of BC's proportional representation referendum.
This episode of the podcast, Matt and Andres are joined by Keith Poore of Fair Vote Canada. Together they discuss BC's upcoming referendum on proportional representation and the merits of this election system as a whole.
In this episode of the Toque, Matt and Andres talk about the failed Calgary olympic city vote and US midterm elections. They also discuss the NHL's concussion lawsuit and the upgraded rail line to Churchill.
In this episode of the podcast, Matt and Andres are joined by The Toque's United States correspondent, JT. JT provides first-hand perspective into the current political climate in the United States and his take on Supreme Court Justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh.
In this episode of the podcast, Matt and Andres discuss some of the bigger stories that happened over the summer while the show was on hiatus, mainly around the TransMountain expansion and NAFTA negotiations. They also discuss Canada's spat with Saudi Arabia and the removal of the Sir John A MacDonald statue in Victoria. Lastly, the guys discuss the latest Polaris prize winner: Jeremy Dutcher.
In this episode of the podcast, Matt and Andres discuss the existence of modern celebrity intellectuals such as Jordan Peterson. In addition, they discuss North America winning the big for the 2026 World Cup and potential implications of legal weed in Canada.
On this episode of the podcast, Matt and Andres talk about the cancelled Whitehouse visit by the SuperBowl champions Philadelphia Eagles. They discuss the new US tariffs on steel and aluminum as well as Canada's purchase of the TransMountain pipeline.
In this episode of the podcast, Matt and Andres are joined by Jamie Faulkner. The guys discuss some Canadian topics such as Ford Nation back on top and icy relations at G7 Summit. They also discuss Alex Ovechkin's Stanley Cup bender. Lastly Jamie provides his take on the upcoming World Cup and what life is like after moving to Canada.
On this episode of the podcast, Matt and Andres discuss watching European football with a bar of brits, the latest on Morgan Freeman and its link to Vancouver. In addition they talk about the expansion Vegas Golden Knights in the Stanley Cup finals and the NFL's issue with kneeling.
On this episode of the podcast, Matt and Andres provide an update on two stories recently covered in relation to Jaspal Atwal and Christine Moore. In addition they discuss public shaming as a result of recent viral videos out of New York and Lethbridge.
On this episode of the podcast, Andres shares his strange experience in Columbia visiting significant places in the life of mass murderer Pablo Escobar. In addition, the guys discuss the royals, paid actors at a Doug Ford rally, and the latest in harassment allegations within the national NDP party.
This episode of the Toque Podcast features journalist Jagdeesh Mann. Jagdeesh joins Matt and Andres to provide context to two recent Canadian news stories rooted in Sikh separatism: Trudeau's rough visit to India and Canadian media coverage surrounding NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh.
On this episode of the podcast, Matt is joined by friend of the show Grahaeme Cowie. They provide an update on how Canadian teams have done so far in the NHL playoff . They rant about the Nexus Pass allowing travellers to skip to the front of the security line when flying domestically. Lastly, Grahaeme and Matt talk about the pending Canada-EU trade deal, CETA.
On this episode, Matt provides the first ever Toque Podcast Hinterland Who's Who (tales of Canada's backcountry characters). The guys discuss ongoing problems around event ticket sales in Canada and the latest on what's at stake for the different governments involved in the contentious TransMountain Expansion Project.
On this episode of the podcast, Matt and Andres are joined by CanuckTV's Hannah Bernard. Together they talk through the unthinkable tragedy involving the Humboldt Broncos. In addition, they discuss the Sedin send-off and Canada's presence in the Stanley Cup playoffs.
In this episode of the Toque Podcast, Matt and Andres are joined by friend of the show Trent. Together they discuss the latest in the Laura Ingraham shitshow and reasons why crypto currency may have taken a steep dive. The guys then go in depth on major issues that plague Vancouver related to gang activity, drugs, and housing.
On this episode of the podcast, Matt and Andres talk about the band Toque and JunoFest in Vancouver. They talk in depth about Canadian whistleblower Chris Wylie and the potential implications of the Facebook privacy breach he brought to light.
In this episode of the podcast, Matt and Andres talks about Jordan Clarkson's insane comments about pet dinosaurs, the return of ford nation in Ontario as well as the BC provincial government pulling the plug on Vancouver's involvement in the 2026 North American World Cup bid. In addition, they weigh in on the world's Russia situation.
In this episode of the podcast, Matt and Andres discuss the latest on the spoiled relationship between British Columbia and Alberta, US tariffs on Steel and Aluminum, and the potential for a meeting between Donald J and Kim Jong-un. They also discuss the lack of rights junior hockey players have centred around a court ruling in Oregon.
On this episode, Matt and Andres share their final thoughts on the 2018 winter olympics in PyeongChang. They also discuss the Tina Fontaine trial and the #NeverAgain movement which was sparked by the school shooting in Parkland, FL.
In this episode of the podcast, Matt and Andres are joined by friend of the show Graham Fulton. Together they discuss the latest from the Olympics and Kim Campbell's comments about female news anchor 's wardrobes. They dive into the 1st place Toronto Raptors and recent comments by Laura Ingraham related to political opinions shared by Lebron James and Kevin Durant.
On this episode of the toque podcast, Matt and Andres discuss some of the more compelling stories from the Winter Olympics so far including Mark McMorris and women's hockey. They talk about the weakening relationship between BC and Alberta over the TMEP project and examine the outcome of the Colton Boushie trial and what it might mean for the justice system.
On this episode of the Toque Podcast, Matt and Andres share tales from the Great White North including a mountaintop knife fight in BC and stoned on-duty police officers in Toronto. They also discuss major issues with BC's public car insurance as well as the highs and lows of Gary Bettman's 25 years as commissioner of the NHL.
On this episode of the Toque Podcast, Matt and Andres discuss happenings in Vancouver around housing and whisky raids (tales from Lotusland) and chat about provincial strategies for legalizing marijuana in Canada. Finally, they take a look at the NHL teams in Canada at the halfway mark of the season.
On this episode of the Toque Podcast, Matt and Andres discuss Mark Wahlberg cashing in on a movie reshoot; the Toronto Raptor's great season and the Canadian mens hockey team. They also re-visit the Tim Horton's debate and take a look at Canada's Olympic approach to curling.
In this episode of the Toque Podcast, Matt and Andres are joined by friend of the show Trent. They talk about the recent gold medal for Canada at the World Juniors; shootouts in the NHL; Tim Hortons greed in Cobourg; and dive deep into the world of Cryptocurrency.
On this episode of the Toque Podcast, CanucksTV host and in-arena host for the Vancouver Canucks Hannah Bernard is in studio. She shares about a recent Canucks contest winner; the general feeling around the Canucks for the 2017/18 season so far; and what its like to be a female in a male dominated professional sports industry.
On this episode of the Toque Podcast, Matt and Andres look back at a few of the most newsworthy stories of 2017. They also discuss their favourite Christmas movies and songs while Hannah Bernard joins in on the fun. Mike and Mike from Ontario also give their Christmas favourites.
On this episode of the Toque Podcast, Matt and Andres talk about the latest on Russia around their upcoming World Cup; the possibly tarnished relationship between Boeing and the Canadian government; Seattle’s NHL pursuit; uniformed police officers at Vancouver’s gay pride parade; and the latest on the newspaper industry in Canada.
On this episode of the Toque Podcast, Matt and Andres talk the latest on Quebec’s nicab ban and the MLS playoffs. The Toque also discusses the state of the CFL with the help of CFL super fan Bluebastard.
On this episode of the Toque Podcast - Grahaeme Cowie joins Matt and Andres. They discuss a recent situation at Laurier University surrounding a video featuring Jordan Peterson. They discuss the potential for a 2026 Olympic bid in Calgary and Grahaeme gives the Toque insight into the season so far for the Edmonton Oilers.
On this episode of the Toque Podcast, Matt and Andres talk about Jose Altuve and Lebron James. Alex Ovechkin and his relationship with Vladimir Putin. Some recent sports related antics from Donald J Trump and the possibility of the NHL in Houston.
In this episode, the toque explores what Gord Downie and the Tragically Hip have meant to Canadians. Matt and Andres share how they got into the band and what their favourite album, song and lyrics are. Mike and Mike from Ontario contribute.