Pierre Poilievre’s Big Tent: How Pierre Poilievre won the battle for the soul of the Conservative party

This week on “It’s Political,” we focus on Pierre Poilievre’s leadership. First, we’ll take a look back at the divisive leadership race and Poilievre’s big win. Then we’ll sit down with Yan Plante, the former chief of staff to transport minister Denis Lebel in Stephen Harper’s government, and Melanie Paradis, a long-time advisor and deputy … Read more

Meghan Markle’s Spotify Podcast Is Here And Her First Guest Might Sound Very Familiar

Audiences, measure “Archetypes.” Meghan Markle’s highly anticipated Spotify podcast series made its official debut on Tuesday with an episode featuring University of California, Berkeley, professor Laura Kray and Meghan’s close friend, tennis great Serena Williams. Prince Harry also pops in for a quick hello to Williams, who greets him with an English accent. The “Archetypes” … Read more

Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving, Jaylen Brown

HoopsHype’s Michael Scotto and Celtics beat writer Jared Weiss share the latest updates on trade talks between the Celtics and Nets surrounding Jaylen Brown and Kevin Durant. Plus, the possibility of Marcus Smart and Grant Williams being involved in the trade talks, what’s next for Kyrie Irving’s future, and more on the latest edition of … Read more

How protests put Ottawa’s capital-city flaws on display

For the best listening experience and to never miss an episode, subscribe to City Space on your favorite podcast app or platform, including: Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Pocket Casts and iHeartRadio. From late January, when the first protesters’ trucks and cars piled into downtown Ottawa, to mid-February, when the Canadian government enacted emergency laws … Read more

‘I am very sorry.’ Pope apologizes for Church’s role in Canada’s residential school system

Listen here or subscribe at Apple Podcasts† Spotify† google podcasts, or wherever you listen to your favorite podcasts, including YouTube, where Closed Captioning is available. Stay updated on episodes via our Twitter page† If you would like to support the journalism of the Toronto Star, you can subscribe at thestar.com/subscribingmatters† guest: Brandi Morin, a French, … Read more