Alberta Premier Danielle Smith is calling CBC’s reporting about her government “defamatory” and “baseless”, the broadcaster isn’t backing down. Which side will prevail?

The Bank of Canada hiked interest rates yet again on Wednesday, the eighth such move since the central bank began its recent series of increases last year.

And after being swarmed by protesters in Hamilton, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau hits back saying “a handful of angry people do not define what democracy is.”

These stories and more on 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.