If it weren’t for the Globe and Mail, would Prime Minister Trudeau have publicly accused India of being involved in the killing of Hardeep Nijjar?
September 21, 2023
#73 Students in Strip Malls
We’re busy preparing for our upcoming live events and working away on an exciting fall season, so we’re bringing you an episode from our friends Allison Smith and Jonathan Goldsbie on Wag the Doug – a monthly podcast that grapples with the realities of the Ford government in Ontario.
September 19, 2023
#919 Cirque du Pierre Poilievre
Oh what a circus, oh what a show, as a newly reenergized Conservative Party of Canada holds its first convention with Pierre Poilievre as leader.
September 14, 2023
#72 GenZ’s Political Apathy-ocalypse
The tale generally goes like this: Gen Z is disconnected, disinterested, and buried so deep into their screens that they don't care about the politics going on around them.
September 5, 2023
#915 Parents, Peterson and the Pronoun Panic
With more provinces jumping aboard the prejudiced pronoun panic, Jesse and Karyn pick apart the misleading narratives that are helping fuel it.
August 31, 2023
#913 Yellowknife’s Cabin Radio Fever
With Canadians in the North and West fleeing their homes to escape the encroaching infernos, wouldn’t it be great if there were places online they could congregate to share news?
August 24, 2023
#71 Backbench Catch Up
It’s summer time, and Parliament’s been out of session for 2 months. For this episode of the Backbench, host Mattea roach is joined by an all-star panel of Riley Yesno, Emilie Nicolas, David Moscrop.
August 22, 2023
#911 Pierre Don’t Care
Does Pierre Poilievre touting conspiracy theories count as news?
August 17, 2023
#909 What’s-a Meta with Canadian News?
With Meta making good on its threat to expunge news from Facebook and Instagram, Canada’s publishers and broadcasters pin their hopes on the Competition Bureau to set things right. (We’re doomed?)
August 10, 2023
#897 PostStar Royco
Toronto Star owner Nordstar and Postmedia are in talks to merge - a death knell to Canadian print media.