In it: should you fuck your Prime Minister?; Why Canadians secretly love climate change; why we love the RCMP; and a peek at the Canada of the not-too-distant future. The stage show for our book, the CANADALAND Guide to Canada.
July 31, 2017
#169 Down By Law In Yellowknife
Yellowknife crime reporter John McFadden has been getting into problems with the local police for a while now. But that won't stop him from doing his job.
January 30, 2017
VICE's Justin Ling joins Jesse to talk about Trudeau's praise of Castro, the RCMP's public relations maneuvering and the CBC's proposal to go ad-free.
December 1, 2016
#94 Stop Trying To Make Canadian Trump Happen
Writer & journalist Omar Mouallem joins Jesse to talk about Trump copycat Kellie Leitch, racism in Canada, and the RCMP spoonfeeding journalists.
November 17, 2016
Yellowknife RCMP Really, Really Doesn’t Want Reporters To Call Them
If a former MMA fighter decides to throw down in front of the local strip club, but the RCMP won’t confirm it to media, did it really happen?...
August 10, 2016
By Robert Hiltz
Canadian Police Are Racist Too
There’s been a lot of attention on police violence against Black people in the U.S. How different is Canada's policing system?
July 26, 2016
Yellowknife Court Reporter on Trial for Obstructing Police
PHOTO: John McFadden walks out of the Yellowknife courtroom with the Rheostatic’s Dave Bidini, left, and local media mentor George Lessard in...
July 1, 2016
By Cody Punter
#71 Duly Noted
The RCMP’s surveillance of journalists, Postmedia’s plea for government money and Sophie Gregoire Trudeau’s unscripted interview moment. Plus, a new segment. Omar Mouallem co-hosts.
May 22, 2016
#45 Trudeaumania?/Gender Parity/Mounties vs. Vice
Ben Makuch, Vice's national security reporter, discusses Trudeau's cabinet swearing in, CBC's The National's gender parity panel, why the Mounties are out for Ben, and J. Kelly Nestruck's brush with New Zealand sports reporting.
November 4, 2015
#93 Operation Anonymous Down
Anthropologist and author Gabriella Coleman on Operation Anon Down and what it's like studying Anonymous from the inside.