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10/3: Canada Covered

Aug 29, 2019

How does a vulnerable teen wind up dying of an overdose, the victim of a bad trip that was filmed and broadcast on social media?

Carson Cremeni died in hospital in early august after falling victim to just such a scenario.

Dave is joined by National Post features writer Richard Warnica.

Background: What came first,...

Aug 27, 2019

Anger at Prime Minister Justin Trudeau over pipelines, his carbon tax and a seeming lack of support for western issues has spurred some to start talking western separation.

Depsite current separatist parties being a non-entity, and Alberta electing staunch federalist Jason Kenney in the spring, the Idea of a “Western...

Aug 22, 2019

A debate has sprung up in Canada over the controversial practice of gay conversion therapy.

Cities and provinces have banned it, and now there is discussion over making the practice a criminal offence.

We look at why conversion therapy is seen as harmful to the LGBTQ community, what it entails, and the legal questions...

Aug 20, 2019

A scathing report for the federal ethics commissioner has brought  the SNC Lavalin scandal back into the news cycle.

And with a federal election looming, it could prove problematic for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

We look at what the report says, what new we have learned and what the fallout has been in Ottawa.


Aug 15, 2019

China is currently facing scrutiny for its actions against protesters in Hong Kong, but that isn’t the only human rights crackdown raising concern.

In the northwest province of Xijiang, millions of people from a Muslim minority group known as Uyghurs have been detained in what the government calls re-education camps...