The creators of the widely mocked MyDemocracy.ca got a $576,500 grant for a survey on Canadian values. It's still nowhere to be found.
November 29, 2017
By Graeme Gordon
#126 Child Soldiers, Proud Boys
Politicians and columnists twist Omar Khadr's story, an MP plagiarizes co-host Erica Violet Lee and the press responds to Indigenous activism at Canada150.
July 5, 2017
That Time The CBC Aired 10 Hours Of Crickets And Church Bells
For two weeks in 1974, the CBC broadcast ten hours of field recordings from across the country on their flagship show, Ideas. A group of twentysomething composers and an avant-garde acoustic ecologist were trying to capture Canada through sound. On this episode, we ask whether that’s even possible.
May 24, 2017
#116 To Hell With Weed, We Have A Fentanyl Crisis
The Prime Minister showed up at Vice to talk about the Liberal government's marijuana legalization plan, but was blindsided when frontline harm reduction worker Zoe Dodd confronted him on the opioid overdose epidemic going on across the country.
April 27, 2017
Jian Ghomeshi is back and the nation breathes a collective "Ewww...really?"
April 13, 2017
#113 CANADA 150: Here’s Who’s Pissed Off So Far
CBC’s miniseries “The Story of Us,” is only two episodes in, but manages to upset literally everyone (except Joseph Boyden). Justin Trudeau endorses CBC’s Canada150 fiasco--and his favourite microbrew, Labatt150.