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CRUDE #8 – Spies, Lies and Private Eyes

July 23, 2019

Ever get the feeling someone is watching you? If you’ve been to an environmental protest recently, you might be right. Private intelligence firms, the RCMP and even Canada’s spies have all been caught collecting information on everyday Canadians speaking out against the oil industry.

Black Mirror Canada

January 15, 2018

“From mass dissemination of false information, to impersonation, leaking foreign documents in order to influence political and legal outcomes… the
possibilities for the types of activities contemplated in [Bill C-59] are limited only by imagination.”

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 – Hurt Me Right In The Democracy

November 10, 2016

Vice’s Justin Ling joins Jesse to talk about the US election, naughty CSIS, and CBC’s lukewarm takes.

When CSIS Comes Knocking pt. 2

August 23, 2016

Earlier this summer, we heard about CSIS agents making unannounced visits to Muslims. Now, one of those men joins us.

When CSIS Comes Knocking

July 12, 2016

Vicky and Supriya talk to human rights activist Monia Mazigh about CSIS’s unannounced visits to Muslim men’s homes and workplaces.

Spy Shit

April 10, 2016

Freelance journalist Matt Braga joins Jesse to talk about spy shit – the Panama Papers, CSIS, C-51, and Ben Makuch’s ongoing battle with the RCMP.

Interview with Anonymous

August 17, 2015

First, the National Post’s Adrian Humphreys on working with Anonymous. Then, Jesse interviews #OpAnonDown about their recent leaks on CSIS foreign stations, their John Baird threat, and more.

SHORT CUTS – John Baird/Anti-Terror

February 4, 2015

Why is the media so incurious about John Baird’s sudden resignation? Why is Baird being so vigorously lionized? Torontoist staff writer Desmond Cole talks with Jesse about this, and about what we’re not allowed to discuss as we submit to new anti-terror laws.

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