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Cheryl Thompson joins to help walk us through Canada’s history with blackface and why this story is not about race. 


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Category:media/news -- posted at: 11:00pm EDT

Trudeau in blackface, 3 times: how did we miss that? And Canada’s reporters bravely declare their independence - from their own union. CANADALAND Deputy Editor Jaren Kerr co-hosts with an announcement.

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Category:media/news -- posted at: 2:14am EDT

Are we really considering CanCon for the internet? Well, kinda. Big changes could be coming to the Broadcasting Act and the country’s biggest media organizations are eager to be part of the conversation. Dr. Emilia Zboralska joins to help unpack what this all means and spars with Jesse about the future of the Canadian media landscape.


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Category:media/news -- posted at: 11:00pm EDT

A bonus segment on Trudeau's "make-up" with guest co-host, Arshy Mann. Plus, one reporter’s real life story on the gift of poutine from Trudeau. And this week’s news has been about the three worst people in Canada: Faith Goldy, Maxime Bernier, and Ezra Lavant. Why? Paul Wells co-hosts for our regularly scheduled programming.

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Category:media/news -- posted at: 3:02am EDT

Doctors, celebrities, and journalists have all played a role in spreading misinformation about women’s bodies. Dr. Jennifer Gunter, author of The Vagina Bible, is often called “Twitter’s gynecologist” and she wants all of us to do better when we talk about vaginas.


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Category:media/news -- posted at: 11:00pm EDT

The Vancouver Sun is very, very sorry about publishing that inflammatory anti-immigration screed. They'll tone it down a little next time. Also, why is election coverage so boring? Journalist and COMMONS host Arshy Mann co-hosts.

 

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Category:media/news -- posted at: 12:35am EDT

Thirty Helens agree that The Kids in the Hall was a watershed moment not just for Canadian comedy, but for comedy as we know it. Comedian Bruce McCulloch talks about the legacy of Canada’s weirdest sketch show, Lorne Michaels, and the CBC. 

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Category:media/news -- posted at: 11:00pm EDT

Sexy Hurricane Headlines: “Dorian Relentlessly Pounds Bahamas” - What is up with the disaster porn? And Justin Trudeau’s Malaysian ancestry, and other things I learned on Netflix. Author and The Guardian environment reporter Martin Lukacs co-hosts.

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Category:media/news -- posted at: 1:33am EDT

Alberta's premier wants a referendum on ... what exactly? And Justin Ling wants you to calm down about climate change "muzzling." Plus, meet some intriguing candidates to keep an eye on.

P.S. OPPO has news: We’re going weekly! We’ll be in your feeds every Tuesday until the end of the election.

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