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Spy chief warns Canadians of TikTok risks

    Spy chief warns Canadians of TikTok risks

    Canada’s spies have been busy this year. There have been accu­sa­tions of for­eign inter­fer­ence, indus­tri­al espi­onage — and of course the killing of a Sikh activist on Cana­di­an soil. And don’t for­get a few loom­ing issues, like…

    Charlie Angus on politics in 2024

      Charlie Angus on politics in 2024

      NDP MP Char­lie Angus is prepar­ing to wrap up a 20-year career in fed­er­al…

      Party money: Is it time to change how we finance politics?

        Party money: Is it time to change how we finance politics?

        Hours after Con­ser­v­a­tive Leader Pierre Poilievre was expelled from the House of…

        Trudeau tries to explain his capital gains tax plan

          Trudeau tries to explain his capital gains tax plan

          At Issue this week | Prime Min­is­ter Justin Trudeau pitch­es his cap­i­tal gains tax…

          Tim Houston, 30th Premier of Nova Scotia

            Tim Houston, 30th Premier of Nova Scotia

            Greet­ings you curi­ous, you coura­geous Her­le Burly-ites. The Hon­ourable Tim Hous­ton,…

            How great art gets made

              How great art gets made

              It is nor­mal to won­der how a cre­ator cre­ates. Whether you’re at a mag­ic…

              TikTok terror: How Hamas successfully hijacked your social media

                TikTok terror: How Hamas successfully hijacked your social media

                Prais­ing ter­ror­ist ​“mar­tyrs,” open praise for Hamas, Hezbol­lah and the Houthis, and…



                Citizens of Pompeii

                  Citizens of Pompeii

                  Curse of Pol­i­tics was cre­at­ed by Air Quotes Media with sup­port from our pre­sent­ing…

                  'A delicate balance': On press freedom, foreign correspondence during India's historic election

                    'A delicate balance': On press freedom, foreign correspondence during India's historic election

                    The biggest elec­tion in human his­to­ry is under­way in India. Prime Min­is­ter…

                    International Development in the Federal Budget

                      International Development in the Federal Budget

                      For this episode of the Glob­al Exchange pod­cast, Col­in Robert­son talks with Kate…

                      The Pretendian Crisis

                        The Pretendian Crisis

                        The pre­tendi­an phe­nom­e­non has been known and dis­cussed in indige­nous cir­cles for…

                        Abortion, drug decriminalization dominate the political discussion

                          Abortion, drug decriminalization dominate the political discussion

                          Con­ser­v­a­tives this week ham­mered the gov­ern­ment on drug decrim­i­nal­iza­tion, but…

                          New legislation to fight foreign interference

                            New legislation to fight foreign interference

                            At Issue this week | The Lib­er­als intro­duce new leg­is­la­tion to address for­eign…

                            Doug Ford's staying power

                              Doug Ford's staying power

                              Doug Ford’s Pro­gres­sive Con­ser­v­a­tives have been in pow­er in Ontario for near­ly…

                              Deterrence in Latvia feat. Gen Eyre

                                Deterrence in Latvia feat. Gen Eyre

                                On this episode of Defence Decon­struct­ed, Gen. Wayne Eyre out­lines the threats…

                                Is lobbying corrupting Canadian governments?

                                  Is lobbying corrupting Canadian governments?

                                  On Fri­day, Con­ser­v­a­tive leader Pierre Poilievre pub­lished an op-ed crit­i­ciz­ing…



                                  John Risley on his big green hydrogen bet

                                    John Risley on his big green hydrogen bet

                                    This week on WONK, Clear­wa­ter Seafoods Inc. founder John Ris­ley talks to host Edward…

                                    The Economics of the Trans Mountain Pipeline with Trevor Tombe

                                      The Economics of the Trans Mountain Pipeline with Trevor Tombe

                                      On this episode of the Ener­gy Secu­ri­ty Cubed Pod­cast, Kel­ly Ogle and Joe Cal­nan…

                                      Is India hiring gangs to kill political enemies in Canada?

                                        Is India hiring gangs to kill political enemies in Canada?

                                        In June of 2023, Sikh activist and Cana­di­an cit­i­zen Hard­eep Singh Nij­jar was gunned…

                                        Canada’s Exploited Foreign Workers Program

                                          Canada’s Exploited Foreign Workers Program

                                          But the sys­tem is con­vo­lut­ed and ripe with exploita­tion – all at a time when…

                                          How worried should you be about bird flu?

                                            How worried should you be about bird flu?

                                            The lat­est strain of H5N1 avian flu has been doing some … unusu­al things. It’s…

                                            Give us money so we can keep this (ad) on the air

                                              Give us money so we can keep this (ad) on the air

                                              Curse of Pol­i­tics was cre­at­ed by Air Quotes Media with sup­port from our pre­sent­ing…

                                              How Loblaw inspires anger, boycott

                                                How Loblaw inspires anger, boycott

                                                On May 1st, the peo­ple behind a sub­red­dit called r/​loblawsisoutofcontrol…

                                                Profiting from despair: How decriminalization advocates exploited B.C.’s opioid crisis

                                                  Profiting from despair: How decriminalization advocates exploited B.C.’s opioid crisis

                                                  fIt wasn’t just that fund­ing for the out-of-con­trol opi­oid cri­sis flowed to those…

                                                  Canada Alone in a Post-American World, with Kim Nossal

                                                    Canada Alone in a Post-American World, with Kim Nossal

                                                    For this episode of the Glob­al Exchange pod­cast, Col­in Robert­son talks with Kim…



                                                    Voice Of The Common Man

                                                      Voice Of The Common Man

                                                      It’s the biggest media suc­cess sto­ry you’ve (maybe) nev­er heard of.

                                                      Alleged hit squad arrested, and chaos in the House

                                                        Alleged hit squad arrested, and chaos in the House

                                                        A dra­mat­ic devel­op­ment in a shock­ing case: police on Fri­day arrest­ed three…

                                                        Good Talk -- "Toxicity, Lies and Misinformation"

                                                          Good Talk -- "Toxicity, Lies and Misinformation"

                                                          A Lib­er­al MP says she’s had enough. After nine years as an MP Pam Damoff says she won’t…

                                                          Modernizing the CAF for Modernized Continental Defence

                                                            Modernizing the CAF for Modernized Continental Defence

                                                            On his episode of Defence Decon­struct­ed, The Hon. Bill Blair speaks to Our North,…

                                                            Poilievre calls Trudeau’s drug policies ‘wacko’

                                                              Poilievre calls Trudeau’s drug policies ‘wacko’

                                                              At Issue this week: Pierre Poilievre gets boot­ed from the House of Com­mons after…

                                                              The Impact of the Trans Mountain Expansion with Susan Bell

                                                                The Impact of the Trans Mountain Expansion with Susan Bell

                                                                On this episode of the Ener­gy Secu­ri­ty Cubed Pod­cast, Kel­ly Ogle and Joe Cal­nan…

                                                                Trevor Tombe, economic truth-teller, is kind of a big deal right now

                                                                  Trevor Tombe, economic truth-teller, is kind of a big deal right now

                                                                  This week on WONK, Trevor Tombe talks to host Edward Green­spon about the Trans Moun­tain…

                                                                  Navigating Engagement with China with Paul Evans

                                                                    Navigating Engagement with China with Paul Evans

                                                                    For this episode of the Glob­al Exchange pod­cast, Col­in Robert­son talks with Paul…

                                                                    How China played Canada for a sucker

                                                                      How China played Canada for a sucker

                                                                      Don’t expect the for­eign inter­fer­ence inquiry to do much to impede Beijing’s…

                                                                      Everything but eat the rich

                                                                        Everything but eat the rich

                                                                        Curse of Pol­i­tics was cre­at­ed by Air Quotes Media with sup­port from our pre­sent­ing…

                                                                        What Would Pearson Do?

                                                                          What Would Pearson Do?

                                                                          The world has changed dra­mat­i­cal­ly since Lester Pear­son accept­ed the Nobel Peace…

                                                                          'F--k Trudeau,' from fringe to mainstream

                                                                            'F--k Trudeau,' from fringe to mainstream

                                                                            When Con­ser­v­a­tive Leader Pierre Poilievre vis­it­ed a con­voy camp on the…

                                                                            Border-line obsessed

                                                                              Border-line obsessed

                                                                              This week, we go On Back­ground with Dan Arnold, chief strat­e­gy offi­cer at Pol­lara…

                                                                              In the Shadow of the Shadow War

                                                                                In the Shadow of the Shadow War

                                                                                As the con­flict in the Mid­dle East con­tin­ues to heat up, many Cana­di­an dias­po­ra…

                                                                                A conversation with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

                                                                                  A conversation with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

                                                                                  After an announce­ment at a Hon­da plant in Allis­ton, Ontario that will bring…

                                                                                  Trash talking: High-stakes UN plastics negotiations unfold in Ottawa

                                                                                    Trash talking: High-stakes UN plastics negotiations unfold in Ottawa

                                                                                    There’s a lot of garbage talk hap­pen­ing in the nation’s cap­i­tal, as…

                                                                                    Good Talk -- What Was He Thinking?

                                                                                      Good Talk -- What Was He Thinking?

                                                                                      Pierre Poilievre ends up with a group of F‑Trudeau flag wavers in the Mar­itimes.…

                                                                                      Fixing family medicine, Part 2, with Dr. Kathleen Ross

                                                                                        Fixing family medicine, Part 2, with Dr. Kathleen Ross

                                                                                        Kath­leen Ross, a fam­i­ly doc­tor and the pres­i­dent of the Cana­di­an Med­ical…