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#270 The Most Expensive Thing Canada’s Ever Bought

March 24, 2019

When Ottawa Citizen reporter David Pugliese called the government to follow up on a tip, he heard back from the PR arm of Irving Shipbuilding. And then the president of that company called, and threatened to sue him.

It All Comes Down To Weed And Wrestling

October 11, 2018

The miraculous refinery explosion in New Brunswick, Faith Goldy tricks the press again, and the changing landscape of cannabis coverage.

Why Is J.D. Irving Calling On The CBC To Remove “Unprofessional” Story?

December 15, 2015

The firing of New Brunswick’s chief medical officer has raised questions among the community about possible corporate influence on government and has prompted corporate giant JD Irving to demand the removal of a CBC article.

The Last Newspaper Barons (Live from New Brunswick)

February 22, 2015

The Irving Family of New Brunswick own more land than anyone in the world except for royalty and the Pope. How do they use their media monopoly to further their interests? What happens to those who try to compete with them? Author Jacques Poitras, media activist Tracy Glynn, web videographer Charles Theriault and Green Party MLA David Coon discuss the Irvings, recorded live at St.Thomas University.

The Family that Owns New Brunswick

November 23, 2014

The Irvings are secretive billionaires who have a monopoly on New Brunswick’s news media. Journalist Jacques Poitras, authour of Irving vs Irving, describes how the family subtly suppresses criticism and destroys competitors.

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