After facing mounting pressure to step down over allegations of political interference, RCMP Commissioner Brenda Lucki announced on Wednesday that she will be retiring from her post next month.

Plus, as Quebec deals with an unprecedented surge of asylum seekers, Quebec Premier Francois Legault says the prime minister needs to let migrants and asylum seekers know that they can no longer come to Canada.

And despite pressure from some politicians and media voices to stay in office, disgraced Toronto Mayor John Tory will resign this Friday.

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.