March 20, 2024
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Wag the Doug
#64 Dougie Went a-Courtin’
Judicial independence is a foundational principle of Canadian democracy. Doug Ford sees it as an obstacle to be overcome.
Jonathan Goldsbie
News Editor
Allison Smith
Co-host, Wag the Doug
Kattie Laur
Producer

Because if he can’t appoint “like-minded” judges to mercilessly punish criminals, then is it really justice? Why should judges have discretion to… judge?

 

This month, Allison and Jonathan look at the itty-bitty constitutional crisis that Doug Ford has sparked, through his doubling, tripling, quadrupling, and even quintupling down.

 

Hosts: Jonathan Goldsbie, Allison Smith

Credits: Kattie Laur (Producer), Karyn Pugliese (Editor in Chief), Nathan Burley (Music)

 

Sponsors: Douglas

 

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