Like the next-piece box in Tetris, the United States often offers a preview of political trends that will soon come to Canada. So with dozens of 2020-election deniers set to be elected to Congress next month, what does that bode for our own near future?
October 27, 2022
Wag the Doug
#36 Kory & Nick: The Backroom Boys
The Toronto Sun likes to blast the “unelected” public health officials informing pandemic policy in Ontario. But who’s really calling the shots in Doug Ford’s government? Allison and Jonathan look at the sway held by pollster Nick Kouvalis and PC campaign manager Kory Teneycke. Not only are they unelected — they don’t even work there.
January 19, 2022
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
#308 The Media War Over The Hong Kong Protests
Is Canadian media propagating the Communist Party lines?
January 5, 2020
COMMONS: Dynasties – The Sahotas
The Sahotas are Vancouver’s most notorious slumlords. For decades they’ve let their buildings rot, leaving their tenants to live in filth and desolation. But the Sahotas are not like any other dynasty you’ve ever heard of. Their story is far stranger, and far darker, than anything you can imagine.
December 29, 2019
#306 The Globe And Mail’s Hidden Campaign For Government Favours
Did The Globe And Mail's editor do anything wrong?
December 15, 2019
What We Deserve To Know About People In Power
Canadian politeness contributes to pearl-clutching over a supposedly “nasty” political discourse
October 29, 2019
By Allison Jane Smith
Our New Season: DYNASTIES
Stories about the rich and powerful families who run Canada.
September 11, 2019
#292 A Medical Horror Story and the Fight to Expose It
A respected doctor put women’s health and lives in danger for money and the public almost didn't hear about it.
August 25, 2019
#285 – Health News In The Age Of Goop
There are countless reporters covering politics in this country, but only one person has spent their career reporting on and analyzing health care.