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#30 The Best And Worst Election Ads So Far

May 21, 2019

Grab a bowl of all-dressed Ruffles and settle in for this review of the first run of federal election ads. Then, a look at what the Green Wave means for Canada. Finally, a recap of the election in Jesse Brown’s favourite province: Newfoundland and Labrador.

#278 Bigotry Punished, Miraculously

May 20, 2019

But will the $2.5 million judgment against the far-right twice-defeated mayoral candidate Kevin J. Johnston actually stop him spreading hate online?

“Unfortunately, That Tree Can’t Employ Anybody”

May 16, 2019

In the month since the budget was released, we’ve gotten a lot more details about the Ford Government’s cuts. The environment has been hit hard. We look at how some of Ford’s biggest cheerleaders are reacting. And we find a glimmer of hope.

#213 Misfit Manchild Edgelords

May 15, 2019

It’s Nazi season in Canada! From the “controversial” flag in Saskatchewan to the neo-Nazi working in an Ontario city hall, Canada’s working hard to normalize racism. And Mark Norman apparently had it worse than Omar Khadr. Who was in Guantanmo Bay. As a minor.

CRUDE #4 – Orphan Wells: Citizen Con

May 14, 2019

What happens when the oil wells run dry? Environmental damage, government bailouts and a scheme that some are comparing to the subprime mortgage crisis. And all of this is just the beginning.

#277 Quebec’s Narcos Tell All!

May 13, 2019

The new podcast Narcos PQ hands the mic to those who bring Canada its drugs: bikers, drug mules, outlaw chemists.

#212 Newfoundland 2: The Newfoundlanding

May 8, 2019

In the prurient rush for lurid details about Bruce McArthur and his victims, maybe it’s time to re-examine the way we consume true crime. And the ongoing saga of the Mark Norman affair becomes even muddier.

#29 The Case For Guns In Canada

May 7, 2019

Is the government coming to take your guns? Was scrapping the long-gun registry a mistake? Do we need stricter gun laws? Does the Liberal plan to ban handguns actually make sense? We scope out the current stock of firearm laws in Canada and take a look at what’s coming down the barrel.

#276 – Twenty Years After Napster: Cory Doctorow On What Went Wrong

May 6, 2019

Digital media has been gentrified into a mall, says the digital rights activist and author.

#211 Your Body Is A Newfoundland

May 1, 2019

Was the recent Simpsons episode about Canada offensive? Was it even funny? And, finally, the mainstream media seems to be paying attention to the rising threat of white terrorism in Canada.