The Trudeau government’s redesigned Canadian passport is under fire, as the government decided to eliminate several historical events and figures, including the Battle of Vimy Ridge and Terry Fox.

Plus, the Bank of Canada has announced that they are officially considering the introduction of a central bank digital currency.

And Freedom Convoy trucker Harold Jonker has been released on bail without conditions and will return to court in Ottawa on June 7.

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.