Torstar gets into the gambling business. Americans get caught up on the WE scandal. And documents suggest Canada’s two major newspaper chains discussed shutting down each others’ papers before they swapped them.
March 4, 2021
#271 Bottom Of The Barrel
The Kielburgers testified before the House of Commons finance committee, updates on the Nova Scotia shooting, and the plan for a Nazi colony in Cape Breton. 2020, am I right?
July 30, 2020
#69 QAnon Comes To Canada
Cars, machinery, and now conspiracy theories. The U.S. continues its proud tradition of exports to Canada as QAnon gains traction north of the border. Marc-André Argentino joins to walk us through the origins and future of QAnon in Canada.
July 28, 2020
#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
#269 We Do Some Accounting
We have some questions about WE’s government contract and their internal accounting. And the story of how a Canadian media outlet suppressed assault allegations against Peter Nygard.
July 15, 2020
#68 Why Working Moms Are Dreading September
The pandemic has already had a disproportionate impact on women, especially those with children. But how much worse could that be if schools don’t reopen soon? Dr. Sylvia Fuller joins to explain.
July 14, 2020
#284 A Former WE Employee Speaks Out
Twenty-two people spoke to us confidentially about working for WE. But Josh Keenan went on the record.
June 30, 2019
#283 Oh Great, A Republican Plot Against Canadaland
Something strange has been going on for the last little while and we’re ready to talk about it.
June 23, 2019
#189 The Media’s The Problem
Despite bringing the horrifying events at a private school in Toronto to the attention of police, the media have been getting some backlash from parents. A CBC columnist dared to call out the CBC on its Facebook practices, and Jesse makes some connections on the CANADALAND conspiracy cork board.
November 22, 2018
#253 Is The Media Afraid Of The Kielburgers?
The Kielburgers' WE Movement has enjoyed more than 20 years of glowing press. They also have partnerships with 38 media organizations and a history of aggressive responses to criticism. Reporter Jaren Kerr speaks with Jesse about his investigation of WE's media relations.