It's been a gross week in Canadian politics. CANADALAND editor Jane Lytvynenko discusses citizenship revocation, the "barbaric cultural practices" hotline, the ongoing Niqab controversy (the everlasting gobstopper of #exln42), and whether the media has the power to shape the election.
October 9, 2015
#39 Fahmy/Weaponization of Public Affairs/Polaris
Freelance writer John Semley and food podcaster Jessica Walker discuss Mohamed Fahmy's long-awaited release from Egyptian prison, Chief of Defense Staff General Jon Vance's recent announcement of strategic DND leaks to journalists, and the Polaris Prize Gala.
September 24, 2015
#38 Paul Watson/Election Hot Mess
Two guest co-hosts tackle a dozen topics. Freelancer Paul Watson and Buzzfeed Canada's Paul McLeod discuss Star Touch, the budget surplus, the refugee crisis, Cons buying Facebook Likes, and Paul Watson's much-anticipated Erebus piece.
September 16, 2015
#30 Vulgar Canada/We’re Better Than News
Guardian stringer John Barber on the Mother Canada debacle, the RCMP's Musical military Ride, and Kory Teneycke's revealing flub.