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10/3: Canada Covered

Aug 30, 2018

On Monday, federal Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould approved the Dräger DrugTest 5000, a device that will soon be available to police forces across the country to combat drug-impaired driving, as the government prepares for cannabis legalization in October.

Lawyers from a Vancouver-based law firm say they are...


Aug 28, 2018

The Conservative Party of Canada headed to Halifax hoping for a display of unity and momentum as electioneering heats up.

But outspoken Quebec MP Maxime Bernier rained on their parade in a big way, announcing he was leaving the party.

Dave is joined by National Post reporter Marie-Danielle Smith, who explains the long...


Aug 23, 2018

A war of words is waging between Ontario Premier Doug Ford, and Toronto city council.
 
The fight, over shrinking that city’s council, to just 25 seats from a proposed 47, will spill into a courtroom later this month.
 
Dave is joined by Toronto Sun political bureau chief Antonella Artuso to discuss what both...


Aug 21, 2018

Since last's month's spree shooting in Toronto that left two people dead and 13 others injured, there has been renewed calls for a handgun ban in Canada.

Dave is joined by National Post columnist Chris Selley, who argues why a handgun ban might not have the desired outcome of reducing gun violence in Canada.


Aug 16, 2018

As the floodgates on Canada's legal cannabis market are set to open this fall, Mohawks on the Kahnawake territory near Montreal say they don't plan on submitting to outside regulation.
 
Rather than abide by Quebec's system of government-run and taxed cannabis stores, the Kahnawake Mohawk Council will move forward with...