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Thousands of Canadians gathered across the country yesterday to protest the latest hike to the carbon tax. This increase makes almost everything more expensive while Canadians are already grappling with a rising cost of living, but the federal government has been unflinching. Justin Trudeau says premiers are to blame for making “political hay” instead of coming up with their own alternative carbon taxes. Andrew discusses with Canadian Taxpayers Federation Alberta director Kris Sims.

Also, Veterans Affairs Canada is getting dragged for wishing Canadians a happy “March holiday season” on Easter weekend.

Plus, the federal government’s official housing advocate says Canada’s housing market is rife with racism and white supremacy. A new essay from C2C journal says this isn’t the case. Author Peter Shawn Taylor joins to explain why.

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  • Andrew Lawton

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