Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s appointed special rapporteur into foreign interference in Canadian elections, David Johnston, has advised against a public inquiry – and Conservative leader Pierre Poilievre lashed out at Johnston’s recommendation, saying “the report was rigged from the start and has zero credibility.”

Plus, a former broadcasting director with Global News claimed that the media organization “shoved propaganda” into the faces of Canadians during the pandemic.

And thousands of Calgarians, including Conservative MP Michelle Rempel Garner, are calling for the city to reverse a decision to cancel its annual Canada Day fireworks display.

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