Canadian politeness contributes to pearl-clutching over a supposedly “nasty” political discourse
Jen’s back! And she’s kept a list of the worst election moments. Plus, will the Conservatives kick out Andrew Scheer? And what the rest of Canada needs to know about #Wexit.
There is no evidence that Trudeau was once fired for an affair. There is no gag order. There is no Globe story.
We survived debate night! Mostly. Plus, we break down the parties’ environmental platforms with energy and environmental economist Andrew Leach.
Executive director of APTN News says she was insulted by offer
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.
Journalists must hold politicians accountable when they veer away from established facts about public health
After the Mounties’ massive manhunt for two murder suspects, Justin questions whether the RCMP’s mandate is overstretched — and makes the case that their role in local policing should be an election issue. And with the election looming, there’s a frenzy over fake news. But is it even a problem?
And other things we learned from a deep dive into her election-related filings
A bunch of new partisan political websites are fighting for the narrative in the run-up to the federal election. Reporter Graeme Gordon is here to tell you which organizations to look out for on your Facebook and Twitter feeds, what their political objectives are, and who’s paying for them.
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