Sports media pundits are making lots of noise after Flyers defenceman Ivan Provorov refused to don a pride-coloured jersey and rainbow stick tape on Monday night’s pre-game warm-ups.

Off the ice, Canadian officials have announced that the government will join a global coalition started by the World Economic Forum and US President Joe Biden to influence markets and foster a net-zero world by 2050.

Meanwhile, police are following up on new leads related to a church fire that happened last week in Rose Prairie, B.C.

Plus, a House of Commons committee is launching a parliamentary inquiry into government contracts awarded to consulting firm McKinsey & Company.

These stories and more on 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.