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#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.

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#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.

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#67 Everybody Else Is Abolishing The Police, So Why Can’t We?

As calls to defund continue to grow, why not imagine what Canada would look like without police? Robyn Maynard joins us to unpack the idea.

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#66 Get Me Outta Scheer

Now that Jen has thrown out her sourdough starter, it’s time to start paying attention to the race to replace Andrew Scheer. James Moore joins us to run through the field of candidates and where the Conservatives stand on the eve of the first party debate.

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#65 Stuck In the Middle With Meng Wanzhou

China and the US are facing off in what’s being dubbed a new Cold War. And Canada’s stuck in a tight spot. Last week, a BC judge ruled that Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou’s alleged crimes meet the bar of “double criminality,” which means she’s one step closer to being extradited to the US. China is not happy.

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#64 An Epidemic Of Racism

Violent attacks on racialized people are on the rise in Canada — especially against those who look East Asian. We’re joined by reporter Joanna Chiu to discuss what happens when we conflate the actions of a government with individual people.

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#63 Under Cover Of Covid

What does the new ban on assault-style firearms in Canada mean? And what’s going on with the dog-whistle racism in the Conservative leadership race?

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#62 Why This Recession Is Hitting Women Harder

Can Canada get diaper pail-ready? We’re joined by economist Dr. Lindsay Tedds to help make sense of the long-term economic impacts this recession could have on Canada.

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