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WORK #12 – The Crucible of Confinement
In 2006, Zakaria Amara was arrested and imprisoned for planning what could have been one of the deadliest terror attacks in Canadian history. A ringleader of the so-called “Toronto 18,” he’s one of the most infamous Canadian convicts of the last few decades.  This conversation is the first time he’s ever given an interview to a member of the press.
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The Worst Week (So Far)
The violence that erupted in Israel and Gaza this past weekend has spawned a hurricane of misinformation.
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#357 Califail
The New York Times’ wildly popular podcast Caliphate came into question after its central character, a Canadian man who claimed he’d joined ISIS and committed executions, was charged with perpetrating a terrorist hoax.
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#351 A Uyghur Family Separated By China-Canada Politics
A man imprisoned at Guantanamo Bay for years was released over a decade ago, after the U.S. decided he wasn’t an “enemy combatant” after all.
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CRUDE #2 – Bombs, Blood & the Battle of Trickle Creek
A family poisoned in their homes. Bombs going off in the night. Shots fired and inside jobs. The story of Wiebo Ludwig is There Will Be Blood come to life. So was he a man of faith facing down the full might of Big Oil? Or a terrorist with blood on his hands?
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#205 Scheer And Loathing
Andrew Scheer’s first statement about the terrorist attack by a white supremacist in New Zealand failed to mention a few things... like Muslims and white supremacy. Also, the federal budget was announced and so were the details of that controversial media bailout.
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#229 The Manosphere
How did an online subculture of lonely men inspire the murders of 10 people in Toronto?
CBC Increasing Security At Toronto HQ Following “Incel” Threat
User on popular message board had encouraged attack on building
You Don’t Have To Talk About Muslims When You Talk About Mass Killings
In the aftermath of the Toronto van attack, some mainstream media commentary has overlapped with themes propagated by far-right platforms
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#192 15 Years Covering Omar Khadr
Michelle Shephard has been covering Omar Khadr since the beginning. She talks to guest host Omar Mouallem about what the media keeps getting wrong about the story.