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After several European countries announced their recognition of Palestine as a state, Liberal MP Salma Zahid now says she’s pushing Justin Trudeau’s Liberal government to do the same. True North’s Andrew Lawton explains why this isn’t the path to peace that activists think it is.

Also, Ontario Premier Doug Ford is pushing beer and wine sales into convenience stores ahead of schedule, challenging the Beer Store’s retail monopoly. Grant Dingwall of Free My Booze joins to discuss.

Plus, despite Trudeau’s promise that “Canada is back” on the world stage, American lawmakers have reprimanded Canada for falling short of its NATO-committed defense spending. Does this matter? Andrew chats about it with Macdonald-Laurier Institute senior fellow Richard Shimooka.

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  • 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."