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meme |mēm|


an element of a culture or system of behavior that may be considered to be passed from one individual to another by nongenetic means, especially imitation.

• a humorous image, video, piece of text, etc., that is copied (often with slight variations) and spread rapidly by Internet users.

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Episode Title: Tolls, Memes, and The Internet

Teaser: Canada has strong economic growth; why are there still deficits? Tolls on BC bridges are eliminated shifting costs to taxpayers, a meme from Jason Kenney causes overblown coverage, and the Feds are spending money in Lac-Saint-Jean ahead of a by-election.

Recorded Date: September 2, 2017

Release Date: September 2, 2017

Duration: 36:48

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