Former Liberal MP Han Dong said he plans to take legal action against Global News following a report that alleges he advised the Chinese regime to keep Canadians Michael Spavor and Michael Kovrig in custody.

Plus, with a looming recession on the minds of Canadians and as families struggle to make ends meet, the Trudeau government is expected to table its latest budget today.

And Ontario reported the largest share of residents ditching their home province for Alberta in 2022.

Tune into The Daily Brief with Rachel Emmanuel and Lindsay Shepherd!



  • 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.

  • Lindsay Shepherd

    Lindsay holds an M.A. in Cultural Analysis and Social Theory from Wilfrid Laurier University. She has been published in The Post Millennial, Maclean’s, National Post, Ottawa Citizen, and Quillette.