Three New Ways the Canadian Government Plans to Regulate the Internet
From cracking down on harmful content to making Facebook and Google pay up for news
March 1, 2021
#361 Will Government Media Rules Strangle Canadaland?
In Australia, the news disappeared from Facebook. And Jesse got very worried about the future.
February 28, 2021
#248 Return Of The Conservative Rapper
The Heritage Minister doesn't seem to understand his own plan for regulating the internet (or not), so we break it down for you. And a group that doesn't exist just ran a major political ad campaign in the country's top newspapers. The National Post's Chris Selley co-hosts.
February 5, 2020
#310 Why Is The CBC So Schitty?
How the CBC is losing friends and alienating Canadians
January 19, 2020
#240 Purified By Hatred
More details have emerged about Warren Kinsella’s secret work to expose Maxime Bernier as a racist. And what’s at stake as the CBC renegotiates its licence to broadcast in Canada?
November 27, 2019
#295 Big Media’s Plan To Regulate The Internet
Are we really considering CanCon for the internet?
September 22, 2019
#273 The Media Baron Dinner Party Where The News Bailout Was Born
Former CBC exec Richard Stursberg tells Jesse all about it.
April 14, 2019
#197 Smells Like MAGA Teen Spirit
Did a viral video actually show all the ugliness, racism, division, and indecency of the current moment, or did it show all the ugliness, racism, division, and indecency of the current moment? And look out! Big Government is coming for your Netflix.
January 24, 2019
#242 Live Local News Neither Live Nor Local
Paul Tadich compares his time working at Global TV to a "news sweatshop".
August 26, 2018
#235 Taxing Porn (And Everything Else) To Pay For CanCon
Canada's broadcast regulator has put forward a proposal to tax everything from porn to podcasts to help pay for CanCon.