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10/3: Canada Covered

Jun 10, 2021

Four members of a Muslim family in London Ontario were killed and their young son injured when a driver plowed into them. 

That driver has been charged with murder and police say it’s a hate-motivated crime based on the victims' religion. 

London Free Press reporters Jennifer Bieman and Jonathan Juha join Dave to talk...


Jun 7, 2021

As Canada appears to be nearing the end of the third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, Manitoba is still facing a crisis point at its hospitals. 

The peak for hospitalizations is expected to hit this week in Manitoba, even as cases are declining, forcing the transfer of patients to other provinces, such as Alberta and...


Jun 3, 2021

Canada’s dark legacy of residential schools has forced back into the spotlight with the discovery of 215 unmarked graves at a site in Kamloops.

It has renewed calls for reconciliation, while reminding Canadians that thousands of Indigenous children who were taken from their homes never returned.
 
And it has once...


May 31, 2021

The light is at the end of the long COVID-19 tunnel. 

That is at least the message Canadians are getting from many provincial premiers, who have released re-opening plans as we sit on the cusp of summer. 

But it’s not a one-size-fits-all approach. 

National Post reporter Tyler Dawson joins Dave to discuss...


May 28, 2021

Quebec is in the midst of another debate over language. 

The CAQ government has tabled Bill 96, which seeks to update the longstanding Bill 101, in an effort to protect the French language in Quebec.  

But as these things usually go, the government has courted controversy. 

Montreal Gazette political reporter Philip...