Toronto voters head to the polls today to elect a new mayor, as former NDP MP Olivia Chow continues to enjoy a comfortable lead in the polls.

Plus, the National Capital Commission has announced that Ottawa’s Sir. John A. MacDonald Parkway will be renamed Kichi Zībī Mīkan, a move that is being criticized as “another ill-advised act of moral cowardice.”

And the Alberta RCMP are continuing to pursue charges and investigations after Premier Danielle Smith said the province would hire arson investigators following an unprecedented wildfire season.

Tune into The Daily Brief with Andrew Lawton and Lindsay Shepherd!



  • Andrew Lawton

    A Canadian broadcaster and columnist, Andrew serves as a journalism fellow at True North and host of The Andrew Lawton Show.

  • 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.