Skip to content

Political Capital 16 - First Nations and old-growth logging, a new U.S. cruise ship bill, and more

Sailing right through 30 minutes - with hardly a blip.

Rob Shaw is joined by Katy Merrifield, Maclean Kay, and Jillian Oliver to discuss all the latest in B.C. politics, as well as this week's Hot Take question: Should politicians ever cross the floor, or is that the political kiss of death?

Find all episodes at and

For podcast listeners, the show is available on your favourite platform, including AppleSpotify, and Google. 


  • Last week's Political Capital was missing one Pod Squad member, but still managed to weigh into BC's forestry plan, the overdose crisis, and more.
  • This week's UnSpun talks re-opening, Vancouver's toll plans, and the balancing act needed to maintain solid polls.
  • Don't miss the latest Ellected, as Sarah Elder-Chamanara welcomes Jill Promoli to discuss a personal tragedy - and what she's doing to help ensure nobody else has to endure it.