UCP leader Danielle Smith returns to the campaign trail after pausing campaign activities due to the wildfires – and announces a comprehensive public safety plan to tackle rising criminal activity.

A Conservative MP roasts Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in a speech in the House of Commons and blames the Liberal government for underfunding the country’s military.

And a Toronto-area school has decided to take down a sign featuring an appreciative message for moms ahead of Mother’s Day after a woke parent took issue with the sign.

These stories and more on 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