Alberta Premier Danielle Smith’s Sovereignty Act is now officially passed in the Alberta legislature. The law that is designed to give the province the ability to ignore federal laws that it deems harmful to its interests garnered a lot of discussion around the country, including hints that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau may soon fight it.

Plus, a new public opinion survey on Canada’s Premiers shows Quebec’s Francois Legault is a popular figure but Ontario’s Doug Ford is fast losing support.

And tens of thousands of children were targeted by the state for violating covid-19 Quarantine Rules. Was this a good use of our resources?

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



  • Anthony Furey

    Anthony Furey is currently on leave from 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.