Wag the Doug - CANADALAND

About the show

A pop-up podcast about Doug Ford.

Hosts

  • Allison Smith
  • Jonathan Goldsbie

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#18 Doug In The Time Of Cholera

Doug Ford has been widely commended for his response to COVID-19. Are people just looking for comfort or has the crisis truly brought out the best in the Premier?

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Introducing: Cool Mules

A new investigative series about the cocaine smuggling ring inside Vice Media.

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#17 The Sad State Of The Ontario Liberal Party

The Liberals are about to choose their next leader; Damian Lewis puts on a fatsuit to bring Ford Nation to the big screen.

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#16 The Hamilton Debacle

After a decade of planning and $110 million spent, the Ford Government abruptly cancelled Hamilton’s LRT, leaving empty buildings and questions about the city’s future in its wake. Was it just a line item? Ballooning costs? Or political sabotage in an NDP town?

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#15 Dirty Money, Expired Eggs: The Auditor General’s Annual Shaming

The Auditor General has released her annual report, scrutinizing the government's spending on everything from prisons to horse racing. We dig through it to bring you ten fascinating things we learned. And Doug Ford begins his unity tour.

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#14 The Best Of Doug Ford’s Propaganda Channel

A deep dive into the past, present and future of Ontario News Now, the PC Party's online propaganda outlet. Is it dangerous misinformation or harmless government cheerleading? Plus, is Doug Ford finally playing nice? And do the PCs have their own version of a gas plant scandal brewing?

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Introducing COMMONS: DYNASTIES

Our colleagues at COMMONS have a new season of their podcast called DYNASTIES, all about the powerful families that run Canada. Today, we're sharing their episode about the rise of the Fords. 

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#13 Doug Ford Is Toxic To Andrew Scheer

Justin Trudeau won't stop saying "Doug Ford" while Andrew Scheer is going to absurd lengths to avoid acknowledging the Ontario Premier's existence whatsoever. So we take a look at how Doug is playing a role in the federal election.

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