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#2 Justin Trudeau Has No Friends

May 18, 2021

The conflict of interest and ethics commissioner weighs in on the meaning of friendship; is Prime Minister Trudeau home free from WE? And the government steps into a legal battle over the Line 5 pipeline.

Ep. 370 – Why Can’t the Military Stop Sexual Assault?

May 17, 2021

The Canadian Armed Forces has known that they have a problem with sexual misconduct for over two decades. Why can’t they figure out how to stop it?

#309 The Truth About Media Coverage of Israel

May 13, 2021

Reporting on the occupation of Palestine is “all stick, no carrot.” And Canada’s National Newspaper Awards is more like the Golden Globes than we thought.

REAL ESTATE #2 – The Last Man in Africville

May 12, 2021

Africville was one of Canada’s oldest Black settlements, a proud community of more than 400 people. And then the City of Halifax decided to utterly obliterate it.

#369 Stranded Servants: Nannies And Cleaners During Lockdown

May 10, 2021

Farm workers aren’t the only temporary foreign workers who have been largely forgotten and failed during the pandemic.

#308 Rogers and Trump

May 6, 2021

Torstar publishes pro-gambling content now. And the Rogers family vacation at Mar-a-Lago.

#1 Every Province For Itself

May 4, 2021

The third wave has shattered any remaining notion that we’re all in this pandemic together. And the government commissions a new review into sexual misconduct in the military, just six years after the last one. What will it take for actual change?

#368 The Marijuana Experiment

May 3, 2021

In 1972, the government funded an absurd study to measure the impact of cannabis on productivity.

#307 The Quebec Variant

April 29, 2021

Media reacts to a perplexing Court decision on Bill 21, Quebec’s law banning some public servants from wearing religious symbols. And Rebel News is facing new scrutiny.

REAL ESTATE #1 – The Bridle Path

April 28, 2021

The Bridle Path is one of the most exclusive neighbourhoods in Canada, home to the ultra-wealthy and the famous. But behind their locked gates, some of Canada’s elite try to scheme their way into even greater wealth on the property market — not always legally.  And their ambitions have a way of becoming problems for the rest of us.