This week, Doug Ford learned that while it’s stunningly easy to toss out constitutional rights, it’s a heck of a lot harder to get away with that.
November 9, 2022
Lessons from the one unionized Starbucks in Canada
A single Starbucks location, in Victoria, B.C., successfully organized in 2020. Now several others are hoping to join them.
June 13, 2022
By Cherise Seucharan
Wag the Doug
#42 Why Are These People So Happy
Our election coverage continues into week three. This week, there was a weirdly upbeat leaders’ debate, two party leaders got COVID and several trade unions came out in support of Doug Ford and the PCs. Jonathan and Allison break down what it all means.
May 20, 2022
Wag the Doug
#34 Doug’s Labour Loss
With an election seven months away, Doug Ford’s government has suddenly decided it’s pro-worker. But would any of their proposed reforms actually improve the lives of low-income and gig workers in Ontario?
November 17, 2021
#300 Do You Like Pink Slips And Scram? HuffPost! BuzzFeed! Canned, I Am
HuffPost Canada is dead. The Ryerson School of Journalism faces a crisis. And a very serious, important conversation about Dr. Seuss.
March 11, 2021
#18 OPPO Flop House
Zdravstvuj! OPPO turns its piercing focus on to the spectre haunting Canada in this look at the state of the left across the country.
December 4, 2018
NDP Refuses Press Access to “Scab” Reporters
There was a conspicuous absence from the Nova Scotia NDP’s leadership conference this weekend.
March 1, 2016
By Robert Hiltz
#117 State Of The Unions
Do media unions protect journalists at the expense of journalism? Do they make it impossible for struggling news orgs to survive? Do they protect older workers at the expense of the younger generation? Nora Loreto, author and union activist, talks about what place organized labour might have in today's media.
January 17, 2016
#38 The Tyee
The Tyee may be the oldest surviving "digital native" news site in Canada. Who funds it and why has it stuck around for so long while so many others have faded away? Founder David Beers explains.