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10/3 brings you the biggest stories in Canada told by Postmedia's national network of award-winning journalists. Hosted by Dave Breakenridge, 10/3 updates twice a week.

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Why Canada is betting on nuclear to get to net-...
And as part of that strategy, the country has bet on nuclear power to help get us there. Financial Post energy reporter Geoffrey Morgan joins Dave to talk about why the government is looking at nuclear power, what communities could eventually see...
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Why an all-Canadian division in the NHL isn't a...
After the National Hockey League finished its season in unorthodox fashion, with playoffs held in hub cities and a Stanley Cup celebration in late September, we’re looking at some semblance of normalcy this season. Fans won’t be in the stands, but...
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Holiday break programming update
We are taking a couple weeks off for the holidays. We hope to see you in the new year.
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Revisiting an old abandoned Saskatchewan farmhouse
For many many Canadians who grew up in cities, the connection with agriculture and rural life is merely what they drive past on the highway, or produce bought from the store.  But for others, it’s a story of their family history.  In part...
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How urbanization is changing Saskatchewan
To many Saskatchewan is still seen as Canada’s breadbasket. A land of farms and flat stretches of road. But as Regina and Saskatchewan grow into thriving cities, there has been a decline in the rural heartland. In the first of two episodes...
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Vancouver's Downtown Eastside faces worsening v...
The opioid crisis was already ravaging B.C., and then covid-19 showed up. This has meant a disruption to drug supplies, more overdoses, and in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside an increase in crime and social disorder. Vancouver Sun columnist Daphne...
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Tasha Kheiriddin on why parents need choice in ...
Canada is on its way to having some form of national childcare program. In its recent fall economic update, the Trudeau government announced it was looking at more than $400 million dollars for the provinces to train qualified staff as preview of more...
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How Alberta's early success against COVID-19 ev...
Early on in the COVID-19 pandemic, Alberta was among the provinces that seemed ready to face the challenge head on, and in many ways, that’s what happened at first. But, as summer turned to fall, Alberta followed many provinces, and countries with...
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Why Canadians could be stuck waiting for a COVI...
With three major pharmaceutical companies showing success with COVID-19 vaccines in phase 3 trials, a lot of people are getting their hopes up about the beginning of the end of the pandemic. But while other countries could see rollouts in the coming...
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McGill student lawsuit alleges he faced anonymo...
A lawsuit out of Montreal has revealed unorthodox procedures for dealing with sexual assault allegations on campus. A student at Montreal’s McGill University has filed a lawsuit alleging he was forced to defend allegations of sexual assault which...
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COVID-19 vaccines: Is the end of the pandemic i...
With COVID-19 cases on the rise in Canada, the lingering question that’s on a lot of peoples minds is “When the heck are we gonna get a vaccine for this thing?” Well, some promising signs on this front as a pair of pharmaceutical companies say...
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Erin O'Toole bets on union members voting Conse...
Erin O’Toole could well be Canada’s next prime minister. He just needs to do something that has happened just once in the last 30 years, win a Conservative majority. And to do that, he’s looking for voters you don’t typically see right-wing...
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The future of the Republican Party after Donald...
The Republicans may have lost the White House, but it doesn’t mean their party is battered and bruised. With a conservative majority on the supreme court, and potentially retaining the Senate, the Republicans are in a good place to keep...
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What a Joe Biden presidency means for Canadian oil
As a candidate for U.S. president, Joe Biden talked about wanting to get the country off its dependency on oil. But how things will actually play out under President Biden — and what this means for Canada’s energy sector — is still up in the...
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The military's plan to use propaganda to influe...
The Canadian Forces is looking to set up a new propaganda arm to try to influence the behaviour of people in this country. The proposal, revealed in documents uncovered by Postmedia, are an extension of a plan from the Chief of Defence Staff to...
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11 years later Ottawa teen Justin Rutter's disa...
It has been 11 years since an Ottawa teen vanished without a trace. Initially thought to be a runaway, there appears to be no indication of what happened to Justin Rutter. Dave Breakenridge is joined by Ottawa Citizen reporter Taylor Blewett about the...
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How the B.C. NDP cashed in on a pandemic electi...
B.C. Premier John Horgan shocked many, including his governing partners in the Green Party, when he called a snap election last month. And while many felt voters would punish Horgan and the NDP for heading to the polls during a pandemic, breaking an...
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How the Trudeau Liberals keep manipulating Parl...
Justin Trudeau’s Liberals survived a confidence vote over a Conservative push to dig deeper into the WE Charity affair. Canadians may be spared a fall election, but the political games are far from over. Dave is joined by National Post political...
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The murder of Christine Jessop solved after 36 ...
The 1984 death of Christine Jessop and wrongful conviction of Guy Paul Morin rocked the country. In a surprise announcement this month, police announced they had identified Christine’s Killer. Dave is joined by Toronto Sun columnist Joe Warmington...
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Fight to keep Barry and Honey Sherman's inherit...
The story of Barry and Honey Sherman, whose murder nearly three years ago remains unsolved, has taken another twist. The fight over the couple’s estate files has hit the Supreme Court this week. National Post crime reporter Adrian Humphreys joins...
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Why critics say Joyce Echaquan's treatment poin...
The viral video showing a dying Indigenous woman screaming while she is subjected to verbal abuse by staff at a Quebec hospital has reignited the debate over racism in the health-care system. The recording, made by Joyce Echaquan herself from her...
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What thousands of energy layoffs mean for the f...
Already battered by a price roller-coaster in 2020, big players in Canada’s oilpatch have announced plans for cost-cutting or layoffs. Oilsands giant Suncor was the latest to announce changes, with a planned 10-15 per cent cut to its workforce. Dave...
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Quebec bans private parties, play dates to comb...
One of the hardest hit provinces in COVID-19’s first wave, Quebec’s rising case numbers suggest it is into a second wave of the pandemic. The spike in cases in September has meant that premier Francois Legault has had to announce stricter lockdown...
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How Trudeau's spending plans are setting Canada...
After proroguing parliament in August, the Liberals delivered just their second throne speech since being elected in 2015.  And with the support of Jagmeet Singh and the NDP, the Justin Trudeau’s team avoids having to fight an election battle a...
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Why the speed of COVID-19 vaccine development h...
For more than 200 years, science has had a sure-fire way of dealing with many deadly, debilitating viruses. The vaccine. And as we move through theCOVID-19 pandemic, a vaccine is what we’re hinging our hopes on if we want to get back to normal. Dave...
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What a universal basic income could look like i...
Since the COVID-19 pandemic shut down many sectors in our economy, the federal government has been doling out cash to Canadians. The CERB, or Canadian Emergency Response Benefit, was meant to help people through a very unexpected bumpy ride. But the...
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Mastermind of B.C. gangland massacre sentenced
A dark chapter in .  Jamie Bacon, the last person convicted in the Surrey Six massacre, has been sentenced to an additional five years on top of time served, for his role in the slayings.  Vancouver Sun Crime reporter Kim Bolan joins Dave to...
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How guns get smuggled into Canada from the U.S.
When it comes to gun crime in Canada, one question that often gets asked is “where are these guns coming from?”  Some of them are ill-gotten Canadian firearms, but many of them are smuggled across the border from the United States,...
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Back-to-school drama makes targets out of hero ...
Early in the COVID-19 pandemic, when we were still learning about the virus, Canadians looked to the top doctors for advice. In B.C. and Alberta, people were comforted by the calm demeanours of Doctors Bonnie Henry and Deena Hinshaw. But, as provinces...
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Satanic Panic lessons for the age of QAnon, wit...
Floating amid the 2020 U.S. presidential election campaign, is a conspiracy theory that Donald Trump is the only one who can stop a cabal of Satanists who are molesting and trafficking in children. While unique in its details, QAnon shares DNA with...
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John Ivison on how Erin O'Toole's opportunities...
After a very lengthy wait Sunday night, Erin O’Toole was crowned leader of the Conservative Party of Canada. He now faces the dual challenge of acquainting himself with voters, while preparing for the possibility of facing Justin Trudeau in a...
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The CFL's money troubles laid bare by COVID-19
For the first time in 101 years, there will not be a Grey Cup winner. And for the first time in 102 years, there won’t even be a CFL season. The Canadian Football League cancelled plans for shortened play in a hub city, after failing to get a loan...
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Conservatives will choose a leader Sunday: Here...
After a months-long campaign hampered by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Conservative Party of Canada will soon have a new leader. The deadline for ballots is just days away, and it’s anticipated Andrew Scheer’s successor will be crowned on August 23....
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Bill Morneau quits and Justin Trudeau resets
Fault lines in the Liberal government were laid bare Monday with the resignation of finance minister Bill Morneau. Morneau had served as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s only finance minister since the Liberal government was elected, but he has opted...
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COVID 19, kids and school: Why we don't know wh...
This episode is part of Postmedia’s reopening Canada series. Getting kids back to school is seen by many as one of the keys to getting Canadians back to work in the wake of COVID-19. But, as the first day of school looms, many are worried that the...
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Rape sentencing shows justice system failing su...
The reduced sentence for an Edmonton man convicted of five sexual assaults has once again raised concerns about how Canada’s justice system handles cases of sexual violence. Matthew McKnight’s crimes warranted 16 years, the judge said, but...
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Trudeau, Morneau and WE: What you need to know
What started as a controversy about ties between the prime minister’s family and a prominent Canadian charity, and a 900 million dollar government contract has turned into an ethics investigation involving Justin Trudeau and one of his senior...
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Canada's oil industry feels pandemic pain
Canada’s oil and gas sector took a major hit as COVID-19 shut down travel and a price war cratered the cost of a barrel. But as our economy starts to grow again, things are a little more sluggish in the oilpatch. Dave talks with Calgary Herald...
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What back to school looks like in Alberta amid ...
This is the time of summer when parents are thinking about back to school. New clothes for the kids. New school supplies. Watching their children grow. But COVID-19 has added a new dimension to the back to school discussion: how to do so safely, while...
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Why Canada's recovery from pandemic recession d...
This episode is part of Postmedia’s Reopening Canada series, a look at how the country’s economy is recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite diving into a deep recession brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, Canada’s economy is reopening,...
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How Trudeau's ties to WE charity brought on a t...
What seemed like a noble program in the middle of a pandemic — a grant that would pay students for volunteer hours — has turned into a political nightmare for the prime minister. The Justin Trudeau government’s $900-million Canada Student...
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The slow return to flying as Canada emerges fro...
Among those hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic was the air travel industry, as restrictions on movement and social distancing rules meant no one was flying. Now the economy is starting to re-open, airlines and airports are facing a struggle to coax...
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Why Cronk is the drink
Who or what is a Cronk? That’s the question a university of Calgary researcher asked himself when he spotted that word in an 1880s version of a Calgary newspaper. What happened next is the best of all social media stories. Dave is joined by Paul...
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What working from home permanently would mean f...
When COVID-19 hit, many workers across the country who were able to started working from home. More than three month’s in, and for many, it be a permanent change. But the end of the office isn’t without problems. Dave is joined by Financial Post...
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How gangs contribute to over policing
Amid calls for sweeping police reform in the wake of the killing of George Floyd, some have been wondering what any changes will mean for community safety? How would a reformed police respond to gang violence? Why is it important that they do? And...
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Edmonton readies to freeze police funding: Here...
Calls for police reform are growing louder in the wake of the killing of George Floyd, and in Canada, the debate is starting to hit city halls and provincial legislatures across the country. In Edmonton, city council is in the middle of a heated...
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Liberal MP's harassment, assault arrest shroude...
Back in April, a Liberal MP from southern Ontario was charged with a series of crimes: criminal harassment, assault and break-and-enter. But despite the serious nature of the crimes, and the stature of the man accused, the allegations weren’t...
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Tim Hortons knows where you work and sleep: Her...
Mobile ordering apps offer consumers a great deal of convenience. No lines, no fuss. But those apps are capable of tracking you and your movements with an almost creepy degree of accuracy. Dave is joined National Post Technology Reporter James McLeod...
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The over-policing problem and why conservatives...
As the world stands up in protest of police brutality in the wake of the killing of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis cops, talk grows louder of the need for drastic reforms. Among the solutions being discussed are changes to drug policy, an...
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What's missing from Canada's 'unsophisticated' ...
The death of George Floyd after a Minnesota police officer kneeled on his neck for several minutes has led to protests all over the U.S. Protests here in Canada have also led to a discussion about systemic racism in this country. Dave is joined by the...
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How nursing homes could change after devastatin...
The conditions at Ontario long-term care and seniors homes were laid bare in a troubling report from Canadian Forces staff who were working in the facilities to help amid the COVID-19 crisis. But those who follow the issue will tell you that these are...
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The horrific conditions in Ontario long-term ca...
A damning report from Canadian Forces staff who were called in to help at the height of the COVID-19 outbreak has revealed horrible conditions at some Ontario long-term care facilities. The report, which focused on conditions at five Toronto-area...
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Terrorist charges in incel massage-parlour kill...
The teenager who went on a stabbing rampage at a Toronto massage parlour earlier this year has been hit with terrorism-related charges. The teen’s case marks the first time terrorism charges have been laid in connection with the ideology known as...
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How masks will change how we see ourselves and ...
Masks. Are you wearing one when you go out? As COVID-19 restrictions are lifted, masks are likely to become a big part of day-to-day life.   They can help stop the spread of the coronavirus. But how do they affect they way others see...
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Why Ontario's pandemic relaunch is so important...
COVID-19 restrictions are being lifted across the country, and provinces are trying to find a path back to normalcy while trying to limit the severity of a probable next wave. While cases have fallen off in some areas, Ontario is letting people out of...
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COVID-19 in Montreal: All you need to know abou...
Montreal has been the hardest hit by COVID-19 in Canada. While the rest of Quebec begins to open up, Montreal's date has been pushed back. So why has it been so bad there? The Montreal Gazette's Monique Beaudin and Philip Authier discuss all you need...
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Alberta's meat plant COVID-19 outbreaks explained
Alberta has the dubious distinction of being the source of the largest single COVID-19 outbreak in North America. Roughly 1,500 cases have been linked to the Cargill beef processing plant south of Calgary. There are also several hundred cases linked...
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How COVID-19 affects kids and what it means for...
Governments in Canada are beginning to plan reopening schools. The evidence is mixed on how much children spread the virus that causes COVID-19.  What would reopened schools look like and is it even possible to get children, especially small...
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What the Liberal gun ban leaves out, with Chris...
In the wake of the deadly shooting spree in Nova Scotia, and amid a nation-wide shut down because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced a ban on a number of assault-style weapons. The move, he says, fulfills an election...
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How 22 people were shot dead by Nova Scotia killer
We’re getting a clearer picture of what happened the night Gabriel Wortman started his killing spree in Nova Scotia. At the end of nearly 12 hours Wortman had killed 22 people before being gunned down by RCMP at a gas station north of Halifax. Dave...
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Should immunity passports be the ticket out of ...
People with immunity to COVID-19 could soon be in high demand. For jobs not just in health care, but in retail or restaurants. But should they be given more freedoms than the rest of us? What about the idea of immunity passports? Would this be a...
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A 'clumsy mixture of politics and science': Chr...
Canada has for now avoided a worst-case scenario with COVID-19. Our health-care systems are for now managing the crisis, and our social distancing efforts appear to be working at keeping cases down. But that doesn’t mean Canada’s response to the...
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COVID-19: How Canada could reopen
Canadians have spent the last several weeks cooped up in their homes, many unable to work, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. With physical distancing measures in place as the weather warms up across the country. Many are wondering how long till we can get...
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At least 18 shot dead in Nova Scotia, police br...
Canada’s worst mass shooting unfolded over the weekend in horrific fashion. A lone gunman, driving a mock police vehicle, and dressed to look like a Mountie, went on a shooting spree in rural Nova Scotia. There are at least 19 victims across 16...
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COVID-19: How the Great Lockdown is causing unp...
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused havoc in the medical systems of countries around the world. But the social distancing measures have also landed a body blow on the global economy, with Canada seeing a spike in unemployment and a massive government...
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What COVID-19 projections about death rates can...
As many as 22,000 Canadians could die from COVID-19, according to federal modelling released Thursday. But how much can these models really tell us? And what are the risks of making them public?  National Post health reporter Sharon Kirkey...
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Doug Ford, COVID-19 and how the provinces are l...
As health care is a provincial responsibility in Canada, much of the focus in the fight against COVID-19 has been on premiers and their health officials. And as he heads Canada’s largest province, a lot of focus has been squarely on the performance...
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Hunters found dead on rural road after COVID-19...
The shooting deaths of Jake Sansom and Maurice Cardinal shocked many in Alberta. The pair, who had just returned from a hunting trip after Sansom was laid off from his job due to the COVID-19 pandemic, were found slain along a rural highway, with no...
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COVID-19: Should you be wearing a mask?
So should you be wearing a mask? Public health officials in Canada say if you're healthy you don't need to. But, as the COVID-19 pandemic rages, people are starting to question that advice.    National Post health reporter Sharon Kirkey...
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Why more COVID-19 testing is crucial in getting...
Health-care officials around the world are working to contain the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, and in some countries, testing is playing a big role.   Dave talks to the National Post's Tom Blackwell about what countries are having success...
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COVID-19: Tory leadership race suspended, Trude...
The Conservative Party of Canada has suspended the race to replace Andrew Scheer as leader after several candidates called for a delay amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The National Post’s Brian Platt joins Dave to talk about why party officials came to...
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Why a COVID-19 vaccine is a moral responsibility
There is a race on for effective treatments for COVID-19.  Old malaria drugs that may or may not work are being held up as possible treatments. Researchers are busy trying to develop a vaccine, work which is all the more important after a SARS...
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Up to Date: Feds approve COVID-19 aid package, ...
On Wednesday, both the house of commons and the senate approved an emergency bill to get billions of dollars in aid into the hands of workers, families and businesses taking a hit because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The bill offers $2,000 a month for...
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COVID-19, Canada and the Olympic circus
The Canadian Olympic and Paralympic committees announced on Sunday that Canada’s athletes would not be going to the Olympic Games in Tokyo. Team Canada feels that it doesn’t make sense to hold the games now as the world is still dealing with the...
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COVID-19: Canadians should brace for months at ...
Daily life in Canada has been turned upside down. Just a week ago, schools were open and people were still going to work. Much of that has changed as social distancing policies have become more aggressive across the country. It could be months before...
19 min
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Up to Date: $82 billion to stimulate economy am...
In the latest episode, Dave walks through some aspects of the major aid package announced by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Wednesday. 10/3 will have deeper coverage of COVID-19 in subsequent episodes, but we will be starting a new feature called Up...
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Canada shuts in as COVID-19 takes hold
Beginning Wednesday only Canadian citizens will be allowed to enter the country, and international flights will be restricted to just four airports. No one with symptoms of COVID-19, the illness caused by the novel coronavirus, will be allowed into...
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Everything's cancelled: COVID-19 reality settin...
The coronavirus outbreak has been declared a global pandemic. More than 120,000 people worldwide have been infected. More than 4,500 have died.   Entire countries have been shut down.    And people everywhere are being warned to stay...
19 min
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Coronavirus, oil and the fallout of a price war
Oil prices already hit by coronavirus fears took a steeper dive after Saudi Arabia announced it would increase oil production and cut its prices This caused havoc for markets around the world and in Canada. Dave is joined by Calgary Herald business...
14 min
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What Jason Kenney's Erin O'Toole endorsement means
Jason Kenney endorses Erin O'Toole for Conservative party leader, possibly upending Peter MacKay's ability to run away with the tory crown. Brian Platt and Stuart Thomson talk about what Kenney's endorsement could mean for O'Toole, and the role of...
17 min
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The coronavirus fear factor
The global spread of coronavirus shows no sign of stopping. New cases crop up every day, and health organizations around the world are trying to keep up with containment as well as understanding of the disease. But are we at a point where people...
16 min
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Tory leadership race: All you need to know abou...
The first deadline to enter the Conservative leadership race has passed, and eight candidates have made the cut. Here’s what we know about each contender and whether they have a shot at staying in the race.
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Did Huawei bring down Nortel?
In the 1990s Nortel was a darling of the Canadian tech sector, but in the 2000s it came crashing down in spectacular fashion. Was it merely a case of a failing business in the wake of the dot com bubble bursting or were there more sinister factors at...
15 min
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She's Gone: The disappearance and death of Kari...
Today we present the first episode of Postmedia's newest crime podcast, She's Gone.   She's Gone tells the story of four women's lives, deaths and the criminal cases that followed.   It's hosted by Bre McAdam, Saskatoon Star Phoenix criminal...
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Peter MacKay tweeted what about the rail blocka...
In this week's look at the Conservative party leadership race, Brian Platt and Stuart Thomson consider the candidates' reaction to the the rail blockades. Critics say a tweet from Peter MacKay endorsed vigilantism, while Erin O'Toole released a policy...
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Why Indigenous land rights need to be addressed...
The ongoing dispute over the Coastal Gaslink pipeline and its route through First Nations land has posed a major problem for the Trudeau government. Blockades of rail lines in support of the Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs who oppose the project...
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Why Wet’suwet’en conflict over pipeline is so d...
Blockades in support of Wet’suwet’en opposition to the coastal gas link pipeline have ground rail traffic to a halt in parts of Canada. But at the centre of it all is a camp of about 50 people in the remote B.C. wilderness. Dave is joined by APTN...
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How pipeline protesters are trying to shut down...
Protests in support of an Indigenous blockade in northern B.C. have snarled rail traffic across the country. The action against the Coastal Gaslink pipeline has sparked anger among pipeline supporters, and has created political chaos for the prime...
19 min
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Baird out: Does anyone want to lead the Conserv...
John Baird isn’t running for the Conservative leadership, and it’s good news for both Peter MacKay and Erin O’Toole. But is it good news for the party? National Post political reporters Stuart Thomson and Brian Platt walk you through the latest...
16 min
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Trudeau under pressure over Frontier oilsands mine
A deadline is looming for the federal cabinet to make a decision on whether to approve a major oilsands project in northern Alberta. The proposed Teck frontier mine has divided opinions, with many suggesting it will hamper attempts by the Justin...
22 min
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Why Ontario teacher strikes could get worse
Teacher strikes will hit Ontario classrooms this week amid worsening tensions between the government and the province's unions. Up to a million kids will he out of class.  We look at where the two sides are at odds, whether there could be a...
14 min
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Behind killer demanding transfer to prison for ...
Jamie Boulachanis, a murderer who recently transitioned to a woman is demanding a Montreal judge grant her request to move to a women's penitentiary. Correctional Service Canada opposes the move and says Boulachanis poses a serious risk of escaping...
21 min
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MacKay and O'Toole to duke it out for Conservat...
What was once expected to be a political battle royale involving the superstars of Canada's conservative movement, has turned into a mano-a-mano matchup between two Harper-era ministers. Peter MacKay and Erin O'Toole have emerged as the early...
17 min
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Coronavirus outbreak explained
An outbreak of coronavirus in China has ramped up fears that we're facing a crisis similar to the SARS outbreak. Cases of this virus have numbered in the thousands this year, but so far there have been just three in Canada. Today, Dave talks with...
17 min
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How B.C. gangs are taunting rivals with murder-...
Gangs in B.C.'s Lower Mainland are turning to rap music to taunt their rivals online over bloody acts of violence.   Today Vancouver Sun journalist Kim Bolan speaks to with guest host Dharm Makwana about her investigation.
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How the Conservative party should tackle 'racis...
A recent Abacus Data survey found near the top of a list of negative associations with the Conservative party is "racist." Author Jamil Jivani explains why his party needs to tackle its "racism problem." In a Jivani argued that Conservative...
18 min
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50-year-old child murder solved but mystery lin...
Six-year-old Ljubica Topic was snatched in May 1971 as she played outside her Windsor home. Police discovered her lifeless remains — face and body covered in blood — early the next morning. It is a case that left a cloud over the southern Ontario...
10 min
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Convicted child killer out on bail after 36 years
After 36 years a convicted child killer is out on bail, awaiting a new trial.  Tallio, then 17, pleaded guilty in 1983 to the second-degree murder of a child, but has maintained his innocence ever since. The University of B.C.’s Innocence...
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FBI arrest alleged Canadian neo-Nazi recruiter
After former Canadian reservist Patrick Matthews was revealed to be an alleged recruiter for American neo-Nazi group The Base he disappeared. The mystery of what happened to Matthews was solved Thursday when U.S. officials announced that he had been...
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Conservative leadership race begins: Here's wha...
The race to replace Andrew Scheer as the next Conservative leader officially kicked off Monday, and the contenders will have to come up with $300,000 to get their name on the final ballot. Entry requirements and other rules for the race were announced...
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