A repost of one of the most popular Canadaland episodes ever, from way back in 2014.
The Irvings are secretive billionaires who have a monopoly on New Brunswick’s news media. Journalist Jacques Poitras, author of Irving vs Irving, describes how the family subtly suppresses criticism and destroys competitors.
— Read on omny.fm/shows/cndlnd/ep-59-the-family-that-owns-new-brunswick-1
Trudeau said Tuesday that his government shares Quebec’s views on both nationhood and the protection of the French language
— Read on nationalpost.com/news/experts-divided-on-whether-quebec-can-change-constitution-to-claim-nationhood
Citizen Lab director Ronald J. Deibert will deliver this year’s Massey Lectures, arguing that the internet, especially social media, has an increasingly toxic influence in every aspect of life.
— Read on www.cbc.ca/radio/ideas/2020-massey-lectures-renowned-tech-expert-ronald-j-deibert-to-explore-disturbing-impact-of-social-media-1.5640204
Rallies here held across the country Thursday in memory of 16-year old Eishia Hudson who was killed by Winnipeg police in April 2020.
— Read on www.aptnnews.ca/national-news/memorials-held-across-canada-on-one-year-anniversary-of-police-shooting-of-eishia-hudson/
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