Whole Foods has backtracked on its dress code banning employees from wearing poppies in the lead-up to Remembrance Day, following online outrage, unanimous condemnation in the House of Commons, and the threat of legislation in Ontario.
Also, True North’s Andrew Lawton talks about one of the media’s biggest failures throughout Donald Trump’s presidency – vilifying Trump voters rather than trying to understand them. In addition, a look at how the small Ontario town of Aylmer has become home to a fight for freedom.
We’re asking readers, like you, to make a contribution in support of True North’s fact-based, independent journalism.
Unlike the mainstream media, True North isn’t getting a government bailout. Instead, we depend on the generosity of Canadians like you.
How can a media outlet be trusted to remain neutral and fair if they’re beneficiaries of a government handout? We don’t think they can.
This is why independent media in Canada is more important than ever. If you’re able, please make a tax-deductible donation to True North today. Thank you so much.
True North seeks to provide Canadians with fair, accurate, truthful and fact-based news reports, analysis, investigative reports, podcasts, interviews and documentaries. True North journalists are professional, independent and credentialed members of the Independent Press Gallery of Canada. All True North journalists must pledge to respect and uphold the Principles of Conduct laid out in the International Federation of Journalists’ Bordeaux Declaration.