Quebec’s Bill 62, the dangerous media manipulation of an imam’s speech, Dalhousie’s free speech controversy and a bizarre mattress saga that people are demanding we respond to.
The Conservative Party takes their latest wedge issue to the US media, a Quebec town won’t let Muslims bury their dead and Trudeau lays out some hot summer jams. BuzzFeed’s Elamin Abdelmahmoud co-hosts.
The COMMONS team digs into the rise of far right groups like the Proud Boys, Soldiers of Odin and the Three Percenters.
Article making extraordinary claims “had not been properly edited,” paper admits
COMMONS hosts Vicky and Supriya join Jesse to talk about an MP publicly shaming a comedian, Canadian Press’s flawed story on extremist literature in Mosques, and yes… Israel.
Following the tragedy in Paris, Desmond talks to Imam Syed Soharwardy, founder of the Islamic Supreme Council of Canada, and Amira Elghawaby, communications director for the National Council of Canadian Muslims, about the backlash Canadian Muslims face when terrorist attacks carried out in the name of Islam.
Ben Makuch, Vice’s national security reporter, discusses Trudeau’s cabinet swearing in, CBC’s The National’s gender parity panel, why the Mounties are out for Ben, and J. Kelly Nestruck’s brush with New Zealand sports reporting.
Andray Domise on the Halifax murder plot, Zunera Ishaq’s badassery and why Harper can’t find a better enemy than Radio Canada lefties.
As the world wrestled this week with the role Islamophobia played in the slaying of three innocent North Carolina students, Sun News Network’s The Source aired the latest in host Ezra Levant’s cartoonishly hateful series “The Arab Underground.”
Thankfully, it will be the last in the series because, as of this morning, the most trusted name in bigotry is gone. Sun News Network has shut down.
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