The Ottawa Herald podcast is back for 2018.

This Saturday’s episode, “Telephone poles, India, and Mayor Mike Skidmore,” features a conversation with Mike Skidmore, Ottawa city commissioner and current mayor. Herald podcast host John Jared Hawks and Skidmore discuss the story behind Skidmore’s first run for city government, his experience governing so far, and his vision for 2018. The duo also delve into how recent hurricanes have affected the development of Ottawa’s new industrial park, along with why Skidmore has stamps for India in his passport.

To listen to this Saturday’s episode, visit