What is going on in the Wild Rose Country? Mattea Roach is joined by experts Catherine Griwkowksy, Emilie Nicolas, and David Moscrop. Together they unpack the implications of Alberta’s new premier's calls for more sovereignty and the possible unravelling of our beloved Canadian federalism. This week we also get into Canada’s complicated diplomatic response to the Iranian protests.
October 18, 2022
“Somebody is following them to their homes, tracking them”
Journalists and activists living in exile say they continue to face threats on Canadian soil
August 12, 2021
By Cherise Seucharan
#702 Foreign Agents Are Active In Canada
In late 2020, FBI agents showed up at the New York home of activist and journalist Masih Alinejad, and told her that agents of the Iranian regime were plotting to kidnap her. Months later, an indictment from the US Department of Justice revealed details of the plot - including surveillance of her home and family, and a plan to take her to Venezuela by boat. But it also mentioned three people in Canada were also targets.
August 9, 2021
#349 #MeToo And The Iranian Diaspora
When artist Aydin Aghdashloo was accused of sexual misconduct, the Iranian-Canadian community's response was divided.
November 29, 2020
#55 Canada Gets Kicked In The Teeth
Jen Gerson and Sandy Garossino break down where exactly Canada fits amid the ongoing hostilities between Iran and the U.S., and then discuss the prospect of a royal relocation.
January 16, 2020
#245 I Wanna Live Like Commonwealth People Do
We examine the controversy around stating a plain fact about flight 752. Then, a Royal welcome. With co-host Nora Loreto.
January 15, 2020
#244 Iran So Far
We’ve heard so much from south of the border about Iran, but how are Canadian media treating this conflict? And The Fifth Estate delivers some spurious reporting on “Birth Tourism” and Antifa.