July 10, 2019
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#221 Fuck You For This One, Québec
The secularism bill banning public workers from wearing religious symbols finally passed in Québec. Google News gathered together the heads of major media companies for a meeting and (surprise!) didn’t tell the public. And VICE reporter Ben Makuch lost a legal challenge to keep private background material from the RCMP.
Jesse Brown
Host & Publisher
David Crosbie
Senior Producer

Sarah Hagi co-hosts.

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CORRECTION: The show notes listed Ben Makuch as a former VICE employee. He remains employed at VICE. 

CORRECTION: This podcast inaccurately states that $7 million was given to the News Media Council, when in fact these funds were given to News Media Canada. We regret the error.

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