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10/3: Canada Covered

Oct 19, 2021

Last week, nearly a month after winning a third mandate, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced when the government would be getting back to work.

The PM said he would name a new cabinet before the end of October and that parliament would resume in late November.

On Thursday, Dave Breakenridge sat down with National...


Oct 15, 2021

Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor are back in Canada after more than 1,000 days detained in China.

Their release highlighted the tense relationship between Canada and China, and also it impacts our politics and our economy.

National Post reporter Tom Blackwell joins Dave Breakenridge to discuss the state of Canada-China...


Oct 11, 2021

After two seasons impacted by COVID-19, the NHL looks to play a full slate starting on Tuesday, even amid a fourth wave of the pandemic

But despite the sense of normalcy that comes with a return to the ice, the league is reckoning with the departure of one of Canada’s biggest on-ice stars.

Postmedia’s national...


Oct 8, 2021

The treatment of Joyce Echaquan, recorded on her phone as she languished in a Quebec hospital bed, sparked a national outcry about racism in the healthcare sector.

Now, a coroner’s report has found that racism played a role in her death.

Montreal Gazette columnist Allison Hanes joins Dave Breakenridge to discuss the...


Oct 6, 2021

The debate among police organizations about the existence of systemic racism is complicated.

While there has been much talk about racism in policing since the killing of George Floyd by Minneapolis police in 2020, there is still pushback from across the thin blue line. The debate in Vancouver has shown where these...