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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. 

DYNASTIES #3 – The Fords

October 15, 2019

They call themselves the Canadian Kennedys. And they’re one of the most famous political dynasties to ever exist in this country. But the rise of the Ford family has been marred by violence and self-destruction at almost every turn. The story of the Fords is tragic — for them, for everyone who falls into their orbit, and for the people of Toronto.

Sun Hires Conservative Operative With No Journalism Experience As New Editor-in-Chief

March 29, 2019

Former Rob Ford chief of staff Mark Towhey will be replacing James Wallace, who left to become deputy chief of staff for Doug Ford

Daniel Dale

October 23, 2017

The Toronto Star’s Daniel Dale has become one of the most-watched journalists in Washington in part by simply enumerating Donald Trump’s lies.

SHORT CUTS – Greasy Jungle

August 25, 2016

Author and journalist Stephen Marche joins Jesse to talk about the Tragically Hip’s final tour and the Rob Ford crack video.

SHORT CUTS – Why I Miss Rob Ford

March 25, 2016

Stephen Marche co-hosts on coverage of Rob Ford in life and death, CBC funding and CBC’s pledge to eliminate anonymous comments.


August 31, 2014

David Soknacki is the opposite of Rob Ford: he’s skinny, sober and thoughtful. But is the political press too sensationalized for a candidate with substance to get noticed?

(A Fate Worse Than) Death Of The Newspaper

July 20, 2014

Veteran journalist John Barber has written a fire-breathing, bridge-burning polemic on the state of Canada’s newspapers, including The Globe and Mail, where he spent most of his career. He explains why he had to say it.

What Only the Press Knows about Rob Ford

April 14, 2014

Robyn Doolittle and Jonathan Goldsbie talk about unreported smells and Rob Ford’s mastery of modern media.

You Can’t Do Political Satire Here

November 4, 2013

Playwright & actor Michael Healey on why Canada’s powerful never get what they deserve.

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