The City of Calgary is reinstating its Canada Day fireworks display after widespread outrage over its decision to axe the show over apparent racist and climate impacts.

And Canada’s legacy media is losing its mind over Florida Governor Ron DeSantis’ presidential campaign launch.

Plus, a Liberal MP is being accused of “sleazy misinformation” after tweeting out a false claim that Conservative Pierre Poilievre would fail a security clearance.

These stories and more on The Daily Brief with Rachel Emmanuel and Andrew Lawton!

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Authors

  • Rachel Parker

    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

    Andrew Lawton is the managing editor of True North and host of The Andrew Lawton Show. He is the author of two bestselling books, including his most recent work, "Pierre Poilievre: A Political Life."