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#311 – Let’s Talk About Bell’s Harmful Prison Phone Contract

January 27, 2020

Every year, Bell shines the spotlight on mental health for Let’s Talk Day. So we’re taking a look at their prison phone contract, which advocates say exacerbate mental health problems for inmates.

#288 Wrongly Convicted Of Murder And The Secret Reasons Why

July 29, 2019

Glen Assoun spent nearly 17 years in prison for a murder he didn’t commit. But even after his sentence was overturned, the evidence that freed him remained sealed. Reporters fought successfully to have that evidence released. What they found not only raises questions about the investigation, but reveals the outright deletion of evidence pointing to another killer.

The Liberals Are Doing A Shit Job On Justice

October 9, 2018

A look at the state of justice in Canada, as explained by the fervour over a convicted killer’s move to a healing lodge and the utter failure of the Liberals to enact judicial reform.

Robyn Doolittle On Breaking The Story Of The Year

February 27, 2017

In the months after Robyn Doolittle’s groundbreaking series of exposés about the scandal-ridden Toronto mayor Rob Ford, she left the Toronto Star for a new investigative role at the Globe & Mail. Then, mostly, silence.

Her lack of bylines belied her hard work behind the scenes as she dug into what would become the story of the year: a 20-month investigation into police departments across Canada and their chronic underreporting of sexual assaults being filed.

Are Libertarians Conservatives?

May 16, 2016

Libertarian Matt Bufton does not want to be lumped in with Conservatives; a story of a Brenna Kannick’s death in remand; the NDP proposed a bill to create gender equity (nearly) on the ballot.

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