A phone call between Premier Smith and Artur Pawlowski was released on Wednesday, in which she offers to help the controversial street preacher with his criminal charges, has the premier in hot water.

Plus, the Conservatives are criticizing the Trudeau government’s bail reforms after several recent attacks in Toronto, Calgary and Vancouver – and propose a new bill to reform the Criminal Code.

And five people have been arrested at two camps in the area where the disputed Coastal GasLink pipeline is under construction in British Columbia.

Tune into The Daily Brief with Rachel Emmanuel and Cosmin Dzsurdzsa!



  • 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.

  • Cosmin Dzsurdzsa

    Journalist and Senior Research Fellow