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#42 Coasts With The Mosts

October 1, 2019

Why does Trudeau want an underwater tunnel to Newfoundland? Who has the biggest battle in British Columbia? OPPO goes east and west for an election view from Canada’s edges. 

How (Not) To Report On Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside

May 27, 2019

Decades of “poverty porn” have hurt the community, residents say. Here are their suggestions for journalists who want to do better.

#28 Provinces At War

April 22, 2019

With the election of Jason Kenney’s United Conservative Party in Alberta, the national alliance of conservative premiers has gained a key member in its battle against the federal Liberals. In this episode, we take look at what’s going on in Canada from coast to coast to coast.

#9 Victoria’s Secrets

February 5, 2019

Tens of thousands of dollars in suits, luggage, magazines and mustard. An epic booze heist from the legislature. An undercover legislator exposing corruption. And a wood-splitter that’s transfixed a province.

SHORT CUTS – Parkdale Class War!!

June 1, 2017

The Conservatives have a new, dimpled, leader, Nova Scotians have more of the same, and British Columbians have an unprecedented lefty hybrid. How effective was media coverage of these three electoral events? Plus, Toronto Life’s recent tone-deaf spurt of house porn has led to, if not riots in the streets, then at least a whole … Continued

Why The New York Times Is Pursuing A Group Connected To The BC Liberals

May 31, 2017

The Times launched a lawsuit against AdvantageBC earlier this month.

Cultural Appropriation Is An Inherently Political Act

May 16, 2017

Appropriation is the buzzword in the news this week, as a misguided editorial was followed by a white elite up in arms on social media. In the end, two prominent magazine editors were gone from their posts, and the debate about the under-representation of non-white voices in Canadian media got significant traction. But Commons is a … Continued

SHORT CUTS – The Hermit Kingdom Of British Columbia

May 11, 2017

British Columbia had an election where everybody won – or at least got an ‘I Participated’ ribbon. Also, Rebel Media wades into the French election like a skunk splashing around a backyard kiddie pool. Finally, black activist and journalist Desmond Cole takes leave from the Toronto Star after the corporation suggests they’d appreciate it if … Continued

That’s Why We Live In A Democracy

May 2, 2017

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne announced the rollout of a basic income trial. The program is to be introduced in three Ontario communities this summer, including Thunder Bay. This is widely seen as compensation for living in Thunder Bay. B.C. Premier Christy Clark gives a voter a succinct primer on democracy, while Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil trips … Continued

SHORT CUTS – Trump V. Milk

April 20, 2017

The scandals continue piling up on B.C. Premier Christy Clark’s administration, yet it doesn’t seem to be getting a ton of press. Maybe that’s because so many of them are now working for her party. Meanwhile, south of the border, President Trump no longer wants to ‘tweak’ NAFTA, but would rather stick it to our cows. Our … Continued

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