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- This week’s top Canadian & global news headlines.
- Interview with Kevin Donovan (investigations editor & reporter, The Toronto Star) on a judge’s new order to release all documents from the police investigation into Rob Ford and his driver and alleged drug dealer Sandro Lisi.
- Interview with Adrienne Montani (First Call BC) on report showing that child poverty in British Columbia has increased 4.3 per cent since last year’s numbers. But the increase is much larger for single mothers. Their poverty rates increased almost 30 per cent in one year to 49.8 per cent. The 2013 Child Poverty Report Card, produced by First Call: BC Child and Youth Advocacy Coalition, found that our province has the highest child poverty numbers in the country.
- Interview with Ethan Cox (Québec correspondent) on the Senate scandal, Québec corruption inquiry and municipal politics, and Rob Ford