The Public Service Alliance of Canada has reached an agreement with the federal government, ending the national strike that disrupted services for Canadians for nearly two weeks.

Plus, former Ontario PC MPP and federal Conservative leadership candidate Roman Baber announced that he will seek the Conservative nomination in the riding of York Centre.

And Alberta Premier Danielle Smith is chastising the Alberta NDP leader over Rachel Notley’s attempts to criticize the government for its new Calgary arena.

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.