According to the latest polling data from and Nanos, if an election were held today, Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre would win and become Canada’s next prime minister.

And True North has learned that Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland will be attending the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting in Davos later this month.

Plus, in response to a recent announcement that Ottawa finalized a $19 billion deal to buy 88 F-35 fighter jets, the Canadian Taxpayers Federation tells True North that the price tag is double the original amount proposed.

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.