An unspeakable tragedy occurs off the coast of Newfoundland. But this isn’t just a story about a nautical disaster. It’s about what happens when a poor province finds immense riches just within reach. And how the promise of oil wealth can twist history around itself.
In the prurient rush for lurid details about Bruce McArthur and his victims, maybe it’s time to re-examine the way we consume true crime. And the ongoing saga of the Mark Norman affair becomes even muddier.
Was the recent Simpsons episode about Canada offensive? Was it even funny? And, finally, the mainstream media seems to be paying attention to the rising threat of white terrorism in Canada.
With the election of Jason Kenney’s United Conservative Party in Alberta, the national alliance of conservative premiers has gained a key member in its battle against the federal Liberals. In this episode, we take look at what’s going on in Canada from coast to coast to coast.
Freelancer Drew Brown joins Jesse to talk about the death of Shomi, Maryam Monsef’s birthplace and Margaret Wente’s adventures in Newfoundland.
The Conservative Party is getting ready to debate same-sex marriage more than a decade after it became law. BC’s Premier is getting rich off party funds. An economist on why Newfounland and Labrador are shutting down more than half their libraries. Desmond says goodbye.
On Friday, CANADALAND published a story headlined “How a Politician’s Childhood Helped Shape Freedom of Information Reform” and political geeks in Newfoundland and Labrador flipped out.
Individually, nearly every piece of information in reporter Jacob Boon’s story is correct.
Unfortunately, taken as a whole, the story is spectacularly wrong.
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