The federal Auditor General has found that billions of dollars in covid relief funding was sent out to “ineligible recipients.”

The report goes on to explain that some of this money went to people in prisons and to people who were deceased.

Meanwhile, an independent media outlet has been evicted from the National Press Building on Parliament – what’s really going on in this Ottawa media dispute?

And while most Canadians would give the thumbs up to freezing or reducing the pay of politicians, one politician makes the case for why rural politicians perhaps aren’t paid enough.

Tune into The Daily Brief with Anthony Furey and Rachel Emmanuel!

Authors

  • Anthony Furey

    Anthony Furey is Vice President of Editorial and Content at True North.

  • Rachel Emmanuel

    Rachel is a seasoned political reporter who’s covered government institutions from a variety of levels. A Carleton University journalism graduate, she was a multimedia reporter for three local Niagara newspapers. Her work has been published in the Toronto Star. Rachel was the inaugural recipient of the Political Matters internship, placing her at The Globe and Mail’s parliamentary bureau. She spent three years covering the federal government for iPolitics. Rachel is the Alberta correspondent for True North based in Edmonton.