May 15, 2024
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Queen’s Park and Gaza
When the Speaker decreed that keffiyehs were verboten at Queen’s Park, even Doug Ford agreed that that was a bad call. But that came in the midst of a hotly-contested by-election in the 905 — and now that it’s finished, so is his party’s long nightmare of uncharacteristic open-mindedness.
Allison Smith
Co-host, Wag the Doug
Jonathan Goldsbie
News Editor

In the eighth month of Israel’s war in/on Gaza, Allison and Jonathan examine how Ontario’s government is cracking down on expressions of Palestinian solidarity, in more ways than you probably realize.

Hosts: Jonathan Goldsbie, Allison Smith

Credits: Sam Konnert (Producer), Karyn Pugliese (Editor in Chief), Nathan Burley (Music)

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