Pride festivities in Winnipeg were disrupted by pro-Palestine protesters demanding, among other things, the removal of police from Pride demonstrations, divestment “from corporations and institutions that fund or profit from the occupation of Palestine and climate chaos,” and a refusal to allow “Zionist organizations” to participate in Pride events. A Philadelphia Pride event similarly devolved into chaos. Meanwhile, a poll shows declining support for LGBT rights among Canadians. True North’s Andrew Lawton weighs in.

Kris Sims from the Canadian Taxpayers Federation returns for her regular Monday checkin, this week taking a look at the controversial bonus payouts at the Bank of Canada.

Plus, summers in Ottawa are predicted to be especially tense in 2024 due to public sector unions opposing a government directive requiring civil servants to work in the office three days a week. Aaron Wudrick joins to discuss.

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