Rethinking Canada. This season, we brought you stories of how Canada's monopolies bullied their way to the top.

COMMONS: Monopoly

Hosted by Arshy Mann

This season of COMMONS originally aired from November 9, 2022, through March 8, 2023.

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BONUS: Cory Doctorow knows why monopolies are killing art

We’re bringing you Arshy’s full interview with Cory Doctorow, complete with all the nitty gritty details around how and why musicians continue to get screwed by Spotify, music labels, ticketmaster and more.
April 12, 2023

Bonus: Do Not Pass Go

A bonus conversation about the recent testimony by Canada's grocery CEOs in front of a parliamentary committee and our reflections on our Monopoly season.
March 15, 2023

Monopoly #17 – Food Fight

A closer look at the modern-day supermarket and the ongoing battle between everyday Canadians and grocery CEOs over what’s to blame for our declining standard of living. 
March 8, 2023

Monopoly #16 – Amazon’s Empire

A former Amazon VP speaks out
March 1, 2023

Monopoly #15 – Movie Monster

“I love the smell of monopoly in the morning”
February 22, 2023

Monopoly #14 – Where the Sidewalk Ends

The story behind what happened when Google, one of the world’s great tech monopolies, wanted to make a “smart city" in Toronto
February 15, 2023

Monopoly #13 – The Irvings

For almost a century, the Irving family has run New Brunswick like a personal fiefdom
February 8, 2023

Monopoly #12 – Overdrawn

The Big Five banks are about to get even bigger.
February 1, 2023
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