The Trudeau government unveils new bail reform legislation as violent crimes spike in major cities across the country. Meanwhile, Conservative leader Pierre Poilievre has a bizarre exchange with a legacy media journalist over why bail reform is needed.

Plus, some cancer patients in British Columbia will soon have the option to receive radiation therapy in the US.

And the Canadian Taxpayers Federation is giving the Alberta NDP’s plan to hike taxes a “failing grade.”

Tune into 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