Culture and politics podcaster in Canada. Former Managing Editor of Canadaland Media.
Credits include: Thunder Bay, COMMONS, Cool Mules, CANADALAND, The Imposter, Wag the Doug, OPPO, Taste Buds, Day 6 and Q.
Support us at canadalandshow.com/join Nardwuar the Human Serviette is one of the biggest media personalities to come out of Canada. He’s a prolific interviewer with a knack for shocking his guests by bringing up little-known personal details about their lives during interviews. He’s an absurd figure beloved by hip hop stars. He’s a punk from Vancouver who has 100s of millions of views on YouTube but still does his weekly community radio show. This is his story as told by the people who know him best. This episode is sponsored by Squarespace and Article. This episode originally aired on February 17, 2020.
Support us at canadalandshow.com/join Last week’s House Finance Committee hearings into the WE Charity scandal yielded few new insights into why the government awarded it a massive sole-source contract or how the organization itself operates. Thankfully, the press has continued to turn up information that MPs have not. Craig Silverman, media editor at BuzzFeed News, joins us to unpack the latest revelations about efforts to burnish WE Charity’s online image while burying Canadaland’s reporting. Then, Mark Blumberg, a lawyer specializing in non-profits and charities, tells us how he’s never seen anything quite like WE before.
Support us at canadalandshow.com/join The Kielburgers testified before the House of Commons finance committee, updates on the Nova Scotia shooting, and the plan for a Nazi colony in Cape Breton. 2020, am I right? Tim Bousquet co-hosts. This episode is sponsored by Willful and Rotman School of Management.
Support us here: canadalandshow.com/join A new law in Alberta is Jason Kenney’s latest front in the oil war. Freelance journalist Grace Lisa Scott spoke to the people fighting back against Bill 1. CORRECTION: A previous version of this episode incorrectly identified Marlene Poitras. She is Assembly of First Nations Regional Chief for Alberta, not Grand Chief. We regret the error. This episode was brought to you by Willful and Dispatch Coffee. Additional music by Audio Network.