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Summer Dump

July 24, 2017

New facts about Andrew Potter’s abrupt departure from McGill after his Maclean’s diatribe about Quebec, and what happened after Leah McLaren’s column about attempting to breastfeed Michael Chong’s baby was spiked.

Inside McGill University’s Andrew Potter Meltdown

May 4, 2017

New documents reveal what happened behind the scenes as the school struggled with the fallout from an incendiary Maclean’s article, and ended up creating an even bigger mess

SHORT CUTS – CANADA 150: Here’s Who’s Pissed Off So Far

April 6, 2017

CBC’s miniseries “The Story of Us,” is only two episodes in, but manages to upset literally everyone (except Joseph Boyden). Justin Trudeau endorses CBC’s Canada150 fiasco–and his favourite microbrew, Labatt150. Everyone forgets the Junos were on Sunday and Russell Peters makes a statutory rape joke. The Globe and Mail issues Leah McLaren a gag order, … Continued

SHORT CUTS – Quebec Is Butthurt Again

March 23, 2017

A screed against Quebec’s ‘pathologically alienated and low-trust society’ in Macleans has drawn howls of protest from Quebeckers, including from Premier Philippe Couillard and federal cabinet minister Mélanie Joly. But is it wrong? And journalism awards season is upon us. Should we pay attention, or is this a ‘Central Canadian Toronto Media Party Fucking Circle Jerk?’ The National Post’s … Continued

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