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episode 989: (Short Cuts) Loblaw & Order

There’s a Loblaws Boycott underway, but is it actually working? Jesse breaks his silence on the Reddit-fueled consumer action and brainstorms some guerilla grocery tactics. 

A new CBC advisory committee aims to “modernize” the CBC, but Peter Menzies explains why it probably won’t move fast enough to make a difference. 

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episode 988: The Pretendian Crisis

The pretendian phenomenon has been known and discussed in indigenous circles for years, but it's become mainstream Canadian news lately thanks to three big name exposés: Buffy sainte Marie, Joseph Boyden, and Michelle Latimer. These people were arguably the most famous indigenous songwriter in Canada, the most famous indigenous novelist in Canada and the most famous indigenous filmmaker in Canada...



episode 38: (Détours) L’immigrant imaginaire

Si l’on en croit les médias et les discours des politiques, les immigrants seraient responsables de toutes les difficultés culturelles et économiques que connaissent le Canada et le Québec à l’heure actuelle. Pour décrypter ces discours nauséabonds, Emilie reçoit Mireille Paquet, professeure au département de politique de l’Université Concordia et spécialiste des politiques migratoires...



episode 987: (Short Cuts) Drake is a Journalist

The Drake/Kendrick rap beef has overtaken the internet. A flurry of diss tracks has captured the attention of millions, but now a shooting outside of Drake’s Toronto mansion reveals the violent potential of this rhetorical battle. Jan Wong reports from the Drake’s Mansion and Jesse offers his analysis of the journalistic underpinnings of the modern rap beef...



episode 986: Voice Of The Common Man

Open Line on VOCM-AM in Newfoundland has been called an institution. A religion. A must-listen show. 

And we at Canadaland had never heard of it - until recently. But it attracts an audience bigger than any show in its time slot, and has consistently for years...



episode 985: (Short Cuts) No Cop Crackdowns on Campus

Campus protests have migrated to Canada and McGill is asking the cops for help. Why calling in the cops is the wrong approach, despite what’s being said (and chanted) at these protests.

Justin Trudeau seems to be popping up on podcasts everywhere these days. What to make of Trudeau’s podcast populism (and why it won’t work in 2024...



episode 984: In the Shadow of the Shadow War

Canadian media coverage of the war in the Middle East has, unsurprisingly, focused on the impact on diaspora communities here in Canada. We have heard about Jewish Canadians, Palestinian Canadians, and we have heard in general terms about the many Muslim communities across Canada and how this is affecting them. But there's one diaspora community that is increasingly at the center of this conflict, who we have heard very little about. And that is the Iranian community...



episode 37: (Détours) Solutions climatiques, solutions journalistiques

Alors que l’année 2024 sera la plus chaude jamais enregistrée, on voit le public, épuisé par l'éco anxiété et une certaine fatigue informationnelle, se détourner des médias. Emilie Nicolas reçoit Étienne Leblanc, journaliste environnement et climat à Radio-Canada, pour échanger sur l’évolution de la couverture médiatique des changements climatiques depuis une vingtaine d’années et sur les solutions possibles afin de mieux communiquer sur le sujet...



episode 983: (Short Cuts) Jennifer Pan’s Labyrinth

As the hit Netflix documentary What Jennifer Did draws criticism for manipulating source materials, we talk to Karen K. Ho about the differences between True Crime and journalism. 

Umar Zameer is acquitted of murdering a Toronto police officer, but the way his case was handled by the media and politicians raises questions about the impact of public narratives in high-profile legal cases.

Plus, Goldsbie sits court-side, and why Connie Walker deserves an apology...



episode 982: Thunder Bay Police Chaos

On April 12, 2024, news broke that Sylvie Hauth, the former police chief of Thunder Bay, was arrested and charged with a series of criminal offenses. 

But none of the news reports explained much about just what the hell was happening this time...