February 16, 2023
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#859 John Tory and His Sin City
A tasting menu of scandals from Ontario’s municipal and provincial governments, with a newsroom scandal thrown in for kicks.
Jesse Brown
Host & Publisher
Aviva Lessard
Producer

And Fuck the Police – legally! The Narwhal sues the RCMP. Lisa Taylor co-hosts.

Host: Jesse Brown

Credits: Aviva Lessard (Producer), Caleb Thompson (Audio Editor and Technical Producer), Annette Ejiofor (Managing Editor)

Guest: Lisa Taylor

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CORRECTION: This episode incorrectly termed the City of Hamilton’s media accreditation proposal a “bylaw.” Rather, it is a media accreditation policy. The Council has decided to review the proposal but meanwhile access, “to Council Chambers, Council proceedings and Council documents is not contemplated to change,” the City of Hamilton’s Director of Communications and Strategic Initiatives said to Canadaland. Grant added members of the public, “journalist or otherwise,” continue to be welcomed in Council chambers.

Also, a previous version of this episode stated, “And Doug Ford lends his support to John Tory and Chrystia Freeland lends support to John Tory.” This has been amended to reflect the latest update from Deputy Minister Chrystia Freeland, in which she claims she did not encourage former Toronto mayor John Tory to remain in his former post.

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