Healthcare workers against pandemic restrictions tell on themselves by suing for libel. And two Haitian journalists die reporting for a Montreal online radio station.
January 13, 2022
#743 Variant Positions
Publishing record COVID case counts might not be that helpful anymore. And a woman quits the CBC to start her own thing and Jesse isn't sure how to feel about it.
January 6, 2022
#740 Bad News For People Who Hate Good News
Justin Trudeau tells-all in his revealing year-end interview, oh wait, he just stuck to the same old talking points. And yes, we’re still going on about Omicron.
December 23, 2021
#738 Erring on the Side of Panic
The media is scaring the bejesus out of us about the Omicron variant, but being on perpetual high alert can backfire. And the case against feeding the hungry. Writer, activist and podcaster Nora Loreto co-hosts.
December 16, 2021
#734 News You Can’t Use
The latest COVID variant offers mixed messaging about the severity of the virus. And an obituary to memorialize an alleged murderer does not sit right with Jesse and at least one of our listeners.
December 2, 2021
#19 A Bill That’s Ideally Never Used
BC's emergency on top of emergency has us wondering where the federal government needs to step in. And the latest "lockdown bill" and Throne Speech reveals where our federal government is at.
November 30, 2021
#722 Vax Test Dummies
Asking how much fuel in drinking water is safe is just not the right question. And mannequins in the ICU beds of a CBC story sparks a fact check from Reuters.
October 21, 2021
Why a Covid-19 “lab leak” origin remains unlikely
Virologist Angela Rasmussen responds to a recent episode of CANADALAND
October 11, 2021
#719 Mommy, Where Does COVID Come From, Part Two
Virologist Angela Rasmussen listened to a recent Canadaland about the origins of COVID-19 and says we had it all wrong. Today she walks Jesse through the science and explains why the lab-leak theory remains highly improbable, what she feels previous guest Elaine Dewar got wrong, and how journalists should cover science during a pandemic and otherwise.
October 11, 2021
A Different Kind of Lab Leak
While investigating the origins of Covid, author Elaine Dewar turned up new details about China's relationship with Canada's most secure virus lab