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The best newspaper in Canada is a podcast.
Every Monday, we bring you original reporting on the most interesting story in the country. Every Thursday, we bring you analysis of the Canadian media. We break stories today that determine tomorrow's news cycle. We hold the powerful to account, and we scrutinize institutions and individuals that others won't.


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The best newspaper in Canada is a podcast.
Every Monday, we bring you original reporting on the most interesting story in the country. Every Thursday, we bring you analysis of the Canadian media. We break stories today that determine tomorrow's news cycle. We hold the powerful to account, and we scrutinize institutions and individuals that others won't.


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    (Short Cuts) If I Had $100,000,000 (From Google)

    (Short Cuts) If I Had $100,000,000 (From Google)

    With Jesse away, Justin Ling takes over to talk about Google’s $100 million payment for Canadian news and how a ragtag group of independent publishers will end up deciding who gets the money. Is Google trolling us? 
    Plus, Canada has entered its foreign interference era, but are we too polite to name names? Paul McLeod helps unpack new allegations of treason in Ottawa, and what we should do about it.

    Host: Justin Ling
    Credits: James Nicholson (Producer), Tristan Capacchione (Audio Editor and Technical Producer), Max Collins (Production Manager), Karyn Pugliese (Editor-in-Chief)
    Guest: Paul McLeod
     
    Further reading: 
    Google signs deal with organization to distribute $100M to Canadian news companies | Politics | thecanadianpressnews.ca Canadian Journalism Collective to represent Canadian news businesses under Online News Act - The Canadian Journalism CollectiveHow we’re moving forward with the Canadian news ecosystem - Google The Behind-the-Scenes Bill C-18 Battle: How Newspapers, Big Broadcasters and the CBC Are Trying to Seize Control Over How Google Money is Allocated to Canadian Media - Michael Geist  Password Sharing OK: Judge | Blacklock's Reporter The Logic announces $4M capital raise, led by FT Ventures - The Logic Some MPs helping foreign actors like China and India meddle in Canadian politics: report | CBC News Green Leader Elizabeth May says there's no list of disloyal current MPs in unredacted NSICOP report | CBC News  
    Sponsors: oxio, Squarespace
     
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    • 49 min
    Dear Taliban: Part One

    Dear Taliban: Part One

    Less than a year ago, Investigative Reporter and former Network Anchor Molly Thomas had her dream job as a Correspondent for CTV’s flagship show, W5; with the backing of this team, she applied for the most prestigious fellowship in Canadian journalism, the Michener-Deacon Award.
    Molly won the Michener-Deacon fellowship for her special project on education in Afghanistan, the only country in the world where women and girls can't go to school. 
    Then, as part of a series of nation-wide cuts from Bellmedia (who owns CTV), Molly was laid off and the story was shelved.
    That’s where Canadaland stepped in.                
    We’ve teamed up with Molly and the Michener-Deacon Fellowship to produce Dear Taliban, a new 3-part investigation that begins today.
    Dear Taliban spans three continents, taking listeners to the vice-regal pomp and ceremony of Rideau Hall, to one of the toughest hostile training programs in the world - all to prepare her for a complex and volatile area of South Asia.
    Host: Molly Thomas 
    Credits: Tristan Capacchione and Caleb Thompson (Audio Editing and Technical Production), Bruce Thorson (Senior Producer), Karyn Pugliese (Editor-in-Chief)
    Additional music by Audio Network
    Sponsors: 
    AG1 Douglas
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    • 42 min
    (Détours) Femmes en politique: Femmes en péril?

    (Détours) Femmes en politique: Femmes en péril?

    En politique municipale, provinciale et fédérale, les départs de femmes s’enchaînent. En cause, l’intimidation dont elles sont victimes, la remise en question de leurs compétences, ou encore leur relégation à des rôles de moindre importance. Emilie reçoit l’autrice, essayiste et activiste Alexa Conradi pour mieux comprendre les racines du problème et les obstacles qui se dressent devant les femmes politiques. Dans la deuxième partie de l’émission, Alexa Conradi explique ce que signifierait faire de la politique en féministe, et comment intégrer pleinement les valeurs de ce mouvement dans notre paysage politique actuel. 
    Women keep leaving municipal, provincial and federal politics, due to intimidation, the questioning of their skills, or their relegation to less important roles. Emilie sits down with author, essayist and activist Alexa Conradi to better understand the roots of the problem and the obstacles that stand before female politicians. In the second part of the show, Alexa Conradi explains what it would mean to do politics in a feminist fashion, and how to fully integrate the values ​​of this movement into our current political landscape.

    Animation : Emilie Nicolas
    Générique : Lucie Laumonier (Production), Tristan Capacchione (Production technique), Karyn Pugliese (Rédactrice en chef) 
    Coanimation : Alexa Conradi
    Pour en savoir plus :

    Une crise féministe à Québec Solidaire – Le DevoirCatherine Dorion, celle qui dérange – CanadalandMettre fin au gaslighting racial: une question de gouvernance – PivotYara El-Ghadban : le deuil, mais aussi les rêves – CanadalandJournalisme cathartique – CanadalandSuivre la tragédie qui se déroule en Palestine: la couverture du GuardianLes angles morts: perspectives sur le Québec actuel - Éditions du remue-ménage
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    • 39 min
    (Short Cuts) 34 Trump Street

    (Short Cuts) 34 Trump Street

    Trump’s 34 felony convictions made history in the U.S., but will his efforts to undermine the Rule of Law have an effect on Canadian attitudes towards the legal system? 
    And the CBC is (once again) accused of anti-Palestinian bias, this time in its documentary division. Lawyer and journalist Julie Sobowale helps us unpack the legal and labour implications of a series of inflammatory tweets.
    Host: Jonathan Goldsbie
    Credits: James Nicholson (Producer), Caleb Thompson (Audio Editor), Max Collins (Production Manager), Karyn Pugliese (Editor-in-Chief)
    Guest: Julie Sobowale
     
    Further reading: 
    Democracy is at risk when courts come under fire, Canada's top judge warns - Toronto StarOpinion: Donald Trump is a criminal – and his conviction is a catastrophe for America - The Globe and MailHAMMER: Post-Trump verdict, will the American Right finally wake up? - Toronto SunDon’t save local journalism – reinvent it - The Philanthropist JournalTop Canadian scientist alleges in leaked emails he was barred from studying mystery brain illness - The GuardianMedical Lies from the Maritimes (2023) - CANADALANDCBC has whitewashed Israel’s crimes in Gaza. I saw it firsthand - The BreachOn covering one of the most divisive stories in years - CBC News Editor’s BlogCBC’s Palestine Exception (2022) - Review of Journalism
    Sponsors: Squarespace, Douglas, oxio
     
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    • 41 min
    Inside Winnipeg’s MMIWG Murder Trial

    Inside Winnipeg’s MMIWG Murder Trial

    This story started out like every other Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women case. But something happened that would change the trajectory of the case, the people, and even political leaders in Manitoba. 
    Karyn Pugliese sits down with Kathleen Martens of APTN to discuss the trial of Jeremy Skibicki, who has admitted to killing four women: Rebecca Contois, Morgan Harris, Marcedes Myran, and an unidentified woman referred to as “Buffalo Woman”. These are the women whose bodies are presumed to be in Winnipeg landfills and for the past year, people have been calling on the government to search for them, and bring peace to the victim’s families.
    Kathleen Martens has been in the courtroom for every day of this trial. In today's show she breaks it all down and provides insight into what it all means and where it might be going.

    Content warning: there will be discussion of the murders of Indigenous women in this episode, and may not be suitable for all listeners. Take care when listening. 
    Immediate emotional assistance and crisis support are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week through a national hotline at 1-844-413-6649

    Host: Karyn Pugliese
    Credits: Tristan Capacchione (Audio Editor and Technical Producer), Bruce Thorson (Senior Producer), Karyn Pugliese (Editor-in-Chief)
    Additional music by Audio Network
    Further reading, by Kathleen Martens:

    Court, families hear how Indigenous women were murdered in Winnipeg — APTNSurprise plea: Jeremy Skibicki admits to killing 4 Indigenous women — APTNPolice find DNA of another 12 women at self-confessed killer’s apartment in Winnipeg — APTN‘Nobody told us’: Family of Andrea Cederwall seeks answers at Skibicki trial — APTN
    Sponsors: AG1, Oxio, Article
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    • 38 min
    (Short Cuts) Pretendian Publisher, Cartoon Cancellation

    (Short Cuts) Pretendian Publisher, Cartoon Cancellation

    Who’s buying a newspaper in 2024? Meet Kevin Klein, a politician, publisher, pretendian, and new owner of the Winnipeg Sun. 
    Then, things get heated, as Jesse and Robert Jago discuss cultural boycotting at the Vancouver Comic Arts Festival. Are cultural boycotts a fair and effective form of protest? 
    Time is almost up! Get 6 months of exclusive supporter benefits for just $2/month. Go to canadaland.com/join to become a supporter today. 
    Host: Jesse Brown
    Credits: James Nicholson (Producer), Caleb Thompson (Audio Editor), Karyn Pugliese (Editor-in-Chief)
    Guest: Robert Jago
     
    Further reading: 
    Would-be Manitoba newspaper owner not ruling out run for opposition party leadership - The Globe and MailKevin Klein says he's on a personal journey about his Métis identity  - APTNMy error in judgement | Kevin Klein Pretendians [podcast]John Ivison: Eco-activist Liberal ministers could ruin a $300M lifeline for a struggling First Nation Jury hears 2021 Chicken Land shooting was by three men linked to ISIS | Toronto Sun Vancouver’s PuSh Festival makes ‘difficult decision’ to cancel Israel-set play The Runner to keep Palestinian artist in line-up - The Globe and Mail Transcript: Ezra Klein on Gaza, A.I. and the 2024 Elections - The New York Times
     
    Sponsors: Douglas, Article 
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    • 50 min

Customer Reviews

4.2 out of 5
3.2K Ratings

3.2K Ratings

grgo blee ,

Well worth the time

I much appreciate this frank, honest and often ribald look at Canadian media—something rare in the wider mediascape. Fresh takes on unexpected topics. A gem in the podcast world.

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The Lessons You Taught Me

I have used Canadaland as a way to learn about media literacy, bias, and corrupt journalism in Canada. I will now be implementing the lessons you taught me, and leaving this deeply corrupt space.

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Defensive Zionist

Jesse Brown has shown his true colours as a zionist who will not listen to reason, and it’s really changed how I see this project. Also discovering Jesse’s media family legacy it’s like… this is an entitled rich white toronto man who doesn’t care what other people think if they don’t agree with him. Founder-syndrome has ruined your project.

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