This isn’t a terrible April Fool’s Joke – Canadians can expect things to get even more expensive as two major federal tax hikes will go into effect on April 1.

Plus, following a hotly contested nomination race, Arpan Khanna will represent the Conservatives as the candidate for the Conservative stronghold of Oxford in a by-election later this year.

And Trustees on the Waterloo Region District School Board were left virtually speechless last week by a series of parents concerned with the board’s policies on gender ideology and the age-inappropriate books contained in school libraries.

Tune into The Daily Brief with Rachel Emmanuel and Andrew Lawton!



  • 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.

  • Andrew Lawton

    A Canadian broadcaster and columnist, Andrew serves as a journalism fellow at True North and host of The Andrew Lawton Show.