Charlie Demers

Charlie Demers is a comedian, author, playwright and voice actor born and raised in Vancouver. He is a regular on CBC radio's The Debaters, and a star of the Emmy-winning children's animated Netflix program Beat Bugs, based on the immortal music of The Beatles. His recent comedy album Fatherland, from 604 Records, was nominated for a Juno, and his most recent novel, the crime satire Property Values, has been optioned for feature film development by Pioneer Pictures in Los Angeles. He is the host of Well Reds, a monthly socialist books podcast. 

Panel: Politics and Podcasts

As newspapers cut back on reporting, podcasters are stepping up to cover City Hall. In the aftermath of the civic election, local political podcasters discuss their individual process as well as the challenges and opportunities for covering local politics via podcast.

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