June 22, 2017
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#124 Quote Governor General Unquote
Governor General David Johnston issued a mea culpa over his radio interview in which he refers to Indigenous peoples as immigrants.
Jesse Brown
Host & Publisher
Russell Gragg
Producer

Governor General David Johnston issued a mea culpa over his radio interview in which he refers to Indigenous peoples as immigrants.

Postmedia did not issue mea culpas for poorly-researched racist screeds in its Vancouver and Toronto outlets. Instead, they continue to rattle the cup in front of the federal government for bailout money.

Finally, the National Post issued a mea culpa for years of Conrad Black columns by announcing they would stop publishing the Monday edition of the paper.

 

(Producers’ note: Jesse Brown would like to issue a mea culpa after misstating the name of one of the lead characters of TV sitcom Three’s Company, while Short Cuts guest David Berry‘s mea culpa comes over misstating that ‘Sufferin’ Succotash’ was a catchphrase of Foghorn Leghorn. It was, in fact, Sylvester the Cat.)

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