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How Justin Trudeau Is Failing Journalists

March 6, 2017

On matters of surveillance, source protection, and access to information, there are concrete things the government could be doing but isn’t.

SHORT CUTS – Lone Wolf Tenor

July 14, 2016

Freelancer Matt Braga joins Jesse to talk about Pokémon Go and the state of investigative journalism in Canada.

Saskatchewan Police May Finally Open Their Records to the Public

July 13, 2016

Soon, reporters and the pubic may be able to request police records in Saskatchewan, according to proposed changes [PDF] to the province’s Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (FOIP) legislation. Right now Saskatchewan police are not subject to FOIP, which is what led to reporters collecting data on racial profiling themselves instead of relying on … Continued

CANADALAND Take on Newfoundland ATIP Reform Technically Right, Spectacularly Wrong

November 25, 2015

On Friday, CANADALAND published a story headlined “How a Politician’s Childhood Helped Shape Freedom of Information Reform” and political geeks in Newfoundland and Labrador flipped out.

Individually, nearly every piece of information in reporter Jacob Boon’s story is correct.

Unfortunately, taken as a whole, the story is spectacularly wrong.

Police in Western Canada Don’t Collect, Release Racial Data

November 25, 2015

One evening in December 2014, Simon Ash-Moccasin, an Indigenous playwright, actor and activist, was walking home through inner city Regina when he was stopped by police officers. After refusing to tell them where he was going (“I didn’t have to tell him where I was going because I know my rights,” he later wrote), he … Continued

VOTE ANONYMOUS

September 28, 2015

CANADALAND presents CITIZEN VROOMAN, episode #1.

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