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#20 How Green Was My Dougie

September 23, 2020

With large swaths of the continent on fire, we look at how Doug Ford’s government recently took a torch to environmental regulations under the guise of a “Covid-19 Economic Recovery Act.”

No, Intoxication Is Not A Legitimate Defence For Sexual Assault In Ontario

June 22, 2020

That’s not what the Court of Appeal said, and reporting otherwise is both misleading and harmful

PANDEMIC #7- The Frontline

June 3, 2020

Long-term care workers are in the vanguard in the war against COVID-19. They’re not the kinds of workers who get movies or TV shows made about them. In fact, their stories are rarely told. But not only are they battling heroically against this pandemic. They’re fighting for recognition and respect within a system built to marginalize them.

#327 A Crime Reporter Exposes The Child Welfare System

May 24, 2020

The child welfare system is failing Indigenous children, and APTN’s Kenneth Jackson can’t stop covering it.

PANDEMIC #4- Ontario Reaps its Dividends

May 13, 2020

Over 1700 Ontarians have already been killed by COVID-19. And the vast majority of them died in long-term care. But if you live in a private, for-profit home, you’re much more likely to die from this virus. The for-profit long-term care industry is politically powerful and deeply entrenched. Is this their moment of reckoning?

Let’s Talk About How Bell Is Complicit In The Dehumanizing Conditions Of Ontario Jails

January 29, 2020

Bell holds the contract for a prison phone system described as “prohibitive, predatory, and outdated”

Introducing COMMONS: DYNASTIES

October 24, 2019

Our colleagues at COMMONS have a new season of their podcast called DYNASTIES, all about the powerful families that run Canada. Today, we’re sharing their episode about the rise of the Fords. 

#12 Doug Ford Vs. The Arts

August 8, 2019

While the public has loudly protested funding cuts to areas like education and autism support, cuts to arts and culture have gotten less attention. So how are the arts doing under the Ford Government? What are they supporting? And what art does Doug Ford actually like?

#9 “Unfortunately, That Tree Can’t Employ Anybody”

May 16, 2019

In the month since the budget was released, we’ve gotten a lot more details about the Ford Government’s cuts. The environment has been hit hard. We look at how some of Ford’s biggest cheerleaders are reacting. And we find a glimmer of hope.

#28 Provinces At War

April 22, 2019

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.

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