After a tight race, Winnipeg elected a new mayor this week – Glen Murray! No wait – Scott Gillingham! CTV News Winnipeg incorrectly declared Murray as the winner. After realizing its mistake, CTV had to retract its tweet after pushing literally fake news.

Plus, Ontario Premier Doug Ford gets caught with his pants on fire after it was revealed the Public Order Emergency Commission repeatedly requested that he testify before the Public Order Emergency Commission.

And to cap the show off – the legacy media loses their minds about RCMP officers wearing a Thin Blue Line patch. Yep, you guessed it — it’s racist or something.

These stories and more on Fake News Friday with Andrew Lawton and Harrison Faulkner!


  • Andrew Lawton

    A Canadian broadcaster and columnist, Andrew serves as a journalism fellow at True North and host of The Andrew Lawton Show.

  • Harrison Faulkner

    Harrison Faulkner is the host of Ratio'd and co-host of Fake News Friday. He is also a journalist and producer for True North based in Toronto. Twitter: @Harry__Faulkner