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

Allegations of abuse within Canada’s temporary foreign worker program

Listen here or subscribe at Apple Podcasts, Spotify, google podcasts, or wherever you listen to your favorite podcasts. 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: Syed Hussan, the executive director of Migrant Workers Alliance for Change … Read more

Nancy Pelosi has left Taiwan. The crisis is just beginning

Listen here or subscribe at Apple Podcasts, Spotify, google podcasts, or wherever you listen to your favorite podcasts. 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: Joanna Chiu, staff reporter US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi became the … Read more

Death in a Small Town podcast, a preview

This copy is for your personal non-commercial use only. To order presentation-ready copies of Toronto Star content for distribution to colleagues, clients or customers, or inquire about permissions/licensing, please go to: www.TorontoStarReprints.com What began as just another day for the McLellan family in Strathroy, Ont. would end with young Nathaniel clinging to life in hospital. … Read more

Birds eye view: Satellites and how we watch war now

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: dr. Jeffrey Lewis, professor … Read more

Dog rescue quest to save animals led to painful consequences

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: Jennifer Yang, investigative reporter … 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