In a surprise move, the Prime Minister’s Office announced that chief of staff Katie Telford will appear in front of parliamentary committee to testify on allegations of foreign interference mere hours before the Conservative motion to summon her.

Also, former Governor General David Johnston’s decision to launch a public inquiry into Beijing’s interference in Canadian elections will be published in May. Are they stalling?

Next, the Alberta government begins their fight in Canada’s top court on the federal government’s ‘No More Pipelines’ bill.

And lastly, a new study finds that St. John’s, Newfoundland is the most affordable place for first time homebuyers.

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



  • Anthony Furey

    Anthony Furey is currently on leave from True North.

  • Rachel Parker

    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.