A closer look at Canada’s 43rd election with your host, Peter Mansbridge


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welcome to the bridge

The Bridge is a nightly weekday podcast that explores developments in canada’s 2019 federal election. each weekday night between 9 and 11 pm eastern, Peter Mansbridge will draw upon his fifty years of experience covering national politics to explore the who, what and why of elxn43 in Canada.

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Peter Mansbridge is an award winning journalist, a Distinguished Fellow at the Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto and a member of numerous boards and committees.

He is best known for his five decades of work at the CBC where he was Chief Correspondent of CBC News and anchor of The National for thirty years. He has won dozens of awards for outstanding journalism, has thirteen honorary doctorates from universities in Canada and the United States, and received Canada’s highest civilian honour, the Order of Canada, in 2008. He is the former two term Chancellor of Mount Allison University and is currently the President of Manscorp Media Services where his work includes documentary film production.


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