The pandemic has widened the digital divide, leaving people from Iqaluit to rural Alberta and Ontario fuming at ISPs like Xplornet.
January 3, 2021
#283 Newspaper Seeks Wealthy Idiot
National Post doubles down on their right to publish status quo opinions. And Bell Media confuses self-promotion with local community engagement.
October 29, 2020
#282 Reconciliation In Flames
Hulk smash colonialism! And public health messaging crosses a line when trick or treating directives are unclear.
October 22, 2020
Wag the Doug
#21 Epidemiology And The Infinite Sadness
To be caught off guard by Covid’s first wave was misfortunate. To be caught off guard by its second looks like carelessness.
October 21, 2020
Wag the Doug
#20 How Green Was My Dougie
With large swaths of the continent on fire, we look at how Doug Ford’s government recently took a torch to environmental regulations under the guise of a “Covid-19 Economic Recovery Act.”
September 23, 2020
No, Intoxication Is Not A Legitimate Defence For Sexual Assault In Ontario
That's not what the Court of Appeal said, and reporting otherwise is both misleading and harmful
June 22, 2020
By Vanshika Dhawan
PANDEMIC #7 – The Frontline
Long-term care workers are in the vanguard in the war against COVID-19. They’re not the kinds of workers who get movies or TV shows made about them. In fact, their stories are rarely told. But not only are they battling heroically against this pandemic. They’re fighting for recognition and respect within a system built to marginalize them.
June 3, 2020
#327 A Crime Reporter Exposes The Child Welfare System
The child welfare system is failing Indigenous children, and APTN's Kenneth Jackson can't stop covering it.
May 24, 2020
PANDEMIC #4 – Ontario Reaps its Dividends
Over 1700 Ontarians have already been killed by COVID-19. And the vast majority of them died in long-term care. But if you live in a private, for-profit home, you’re much more likely to die from this virus. The for-profit long-term care industry is politically powerful and deeply entrenched. Is this their moment of reckoning?
May 13, 2020
Let’s Talk About How Bell Is Complicit In The Dehumanizing Conditions Of Ontario Jails
Bell holds the contract for a prison phone system described as "prohibitive, predatory, and outdated"