February 22, 2024
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#965 The Oliphant in the Room
Liberal MP Rob Oliphant was caught being critical of the Trudeau government’s policy on the Gaza war in a leaked phone call with a constituent.
Jonathan Goldsbie
News Editor
Aviva Lessard
Producer
Caleb Thompson
Audio Editor
Karyn Pugliese
Editor-in-Chief
André Proulx
Production Coordinator

He is the parliamentary secretary to the foreign affairs minister and says he’s considering quitting. First announced in the 2018 Federal Budget the Local Journalism Initiative (LJI) has given 50 million dollars to help underserved communities maintain local media… This funding is set to expire at the end of March. 

 

Host: Jonathan Goldsbie

Credits: Aviva Lessard (Producer), Caleb Thompson (Audio Editor), Karyn Pugliese (Editor-in-Chief)

Guest: Allison Smith

 

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