Alberta Premier Danielle Smith is reconsidering doing interviews with CBC after the state broadcaster published a false and damaging report about her.

Plus, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was in Latvia, visiting Canadian troops stationed on a NATO mission – and took the opportunity to lecture them about climate change and disinformation.

And the Trudeau government has hired nearly 100,00 new federal workers since being elected.

Tune into The Daily Brief with Rachel Emmanuel and Lindsay Shepherd!



  • 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.

  • 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.