Questions about the NDP’s involvement arise after protesters stormed UCP leader Danielle Smith’s campaign event, forcing the premier’s security detail to remove Smith from the room until the matter was resolved.

Plus, the CRTC is being accused of using Liberal government talking points to defend the government’s controversial online censorship law, Bill C-11.

And a new study reveals Canada’s historic pandemic spending resulted in some of the worst results among advanced countries.

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.