A senior executive at Google appeared before a parliamentary committee on Thursday and indicated that the tech giant has not decided how it will respond if the government’s controversial online news act becomes law.

Plus, Former Liberal MP Han Dong is seeking $15 million in damages from Global News over its reporting alleging Dong was part of China’s interference network.

And a major heist at Pearson Airport in Toronto has left a major bank out $22 million.

These stories and more on 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.