The creators of the widely mocked MyDemocracy.ca got a $576,500 grant for a survey on Canadian values. It’s still nowhere to be found.
Politicians and columnists twist Omar Khadr’s story, an MP plagiarizes co-host Erica Violet Lee and the press responds to Indigenous activism at Canada150.
For two weeks in 1974, the CBC broadcast ten hours of field recordings from across the country on their flagship show, Ideas. A group of twentysomething composers and an avant-garde acoustic ecologist were trying to capture Canada through sound. On this episode, we ask whether that’s even possible.
The Prime Minister showed up at Vice to talk about the Liberal government’s marijuana legalization plan, but was blindsided when frontline harm reduction worker Zoe Dodd confronted him on the opioid overdose epidemic going on across the country. Reporters Without Borders released their annual World Press Freedom Index this week. Canada placed 22nd. Two years ago … Continued
Jian Ghomeshi is back and the nation breathes a collective “Ewww…really?”
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
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