It’s summer time, and Parliament’s been out of session for 2 months. For this episode of the Backbench, host Mattea roach is joined by an all-star panel of Riley Yesno, Emilie Nicolas, David Moscrop.
August 22, 2023
The White Saviors
Chapter Five – The Bottom Line
Where did the money go? Where are all the schools that WE says it built? A political scandal breaks the dam on decades of silence. Revelations pile up of donor fraud, racism, child abuse, "dirty trick" campaigns against WE's enemies and other financial misconduct. Then, the Kielburgers silence the scandal with a shocking announcement...
September 13, 2021
Introducing Our New Show: The Backbench
Dig into Canadian politics from the best seats in the House. Host Fatima Syed welcomes our rotating roster of panelists from across the country: Celina Caesar-Chavannes, Jason Markusoff, Drew Brown, Emilie Nicolas, Jaskaran Sandhu, Murad Hemmadi, Leena Minifie, and Stuart Thomson. Stay on top of things through sharp commentary and incisive analysis.
April 27, 2021
#270 Mr. Brown Goes To Ottawa
Jesse testified before the House of Commons Finance Committee about Canadaland's reporting on the WE organization, and, while accusing a Black person of anti-Blackness, The Globe and Mail itself has been accused of anti-Blackness.
July 23, 2020
#31 Jody Wilson-Raybould And Jane Philpott
The two most “difficult” women in Ottawa join us for an in-depth talk about policy, politics, the "most dysfunctional place" to work in the country, and that whole SNC-Lavalin thing.
June 3, 2019
#203 Philpottcalypse Now
Gerry Butts breaks his silence on SNC-Lavalin. And the thing that Andrew Scheer can get away with, but Jagmeet Singh cannot.
March 7, 2019
#99 How To Cry At Work
CBC's The Current is providing helpful tips for women to succeed in the workplace, including how not to cry.
December 22, 2016
Drunk On Liberal Power / Kellie Leitch On Anti-Canadian Values
Conservative leadership contender Kellie Leitch calls Trudeau a "Canadian identity denier" and defends her idea of screening immigrants for their values. Plus, a look at the year ahead in Parliament.
September 27, 2016
This Is Not Canada: Living as a Migrant Farm Worker
A farm worker wants better conditions for foreign labourers, and is Trudeau bending gender norms in politics?
June 6, 2016
Parliament Needs More Women’s Bathrooms
NOT SORRY writer Vicky Mochama talks to young women on Parliament Hill about the barriers they face and the work they do.