In Doug Ford’s Ontario, there’s no problem that can’t be solved by giving police new powers. This time, the issue is human trafficking— which, well that makes sense, right? The reality is far more complicated.
May 19, 2021
#2 Justin Trudeau Has No Friends
The conflict of interest and ethics commissioner weighs in on the meaning of friendship; is Prime Minister Trudeau home free from WE? And the government steps into a legal battle over the Line 5 pipeline.
May 18, 2021
#370 Why Can’t the Military Stop Sexual Assault?
The Canadian Armed Forces has known that they have a problem with sexual misconduct for over two decades. Why can't they figure out how to stop it?
May 17, 2021
#309 The Truth About Media Coverage of Israel
Reporting on the occupation of Palestine is "all stick, no carrot." And Canada's National Newspaper Awards is more like the Golden Globes than we thought.
May 13, 2021
#369 Stranded Servants: Nannies And Cleaners During Lockdown
Farm workers aren't the only temporary foreign workers who have been largely forgotten and failed during the pandemic.
May 10, 2021
#308 Rogers and Trump
Torstar publishes pro-gambling content now. And the Rogers family vacation at Mar-a-Lago.
May 6, 2021
#1 Every Province For Itself
The third wave has shattered any remaining notion that we're all in this pandemic together. And the government commissions a new review into sexual misconduct in the military, just six years after the last one. What will it take for actual change?
May 4, 2021
#368 The Marijuana Experiment
In 1972, the government funded an absurd study to measure the impact of cannabis on productivity.
May 3, 2021
#307 The Quebec Variant
Media reacts to a perplexing Court decision on Bill 21, Quebec’s law banning some public servants from wearing religious symbols. And Rebel News is facing new scrutiny.
April 29, 2021
#367 Is Canada’s Vaccine Rollout Reverse-Racist?
Ever since the Canadian government announced recommendations that adults from Indigenous and racialized communities should be given priority for a COVID-19 vaccination, accusations of reverse racism have filled comment sections and social media posts. Now, racial minorities with vaccine priority are facing racism and other structural barriers to getting the jab.