Media Nation

Media Nation

Media Nation with Karlene Nation takes a critical look at mainstream media and social media, understanding how both the preceding variables drive the narrative which shapes our worldview. “Fake news” has converged with “real news,” as journalists on opposite ends of the political spectrum, duke it out for legitimacy. With more and more news sites appearing on social channels, it has become difficult to recognize what is truly happening on the media landscape. Media Nation with Karlene Nation cuts through all the noise and clutter, to penetrate the heart of the matter in news stories.


April 28, 2022 47 mins
On Media Nation’s last show, Karlene discusses Canadas short two million homes. Bob Schickedanz, President of the Ontario Home Builders’ Association has launched the Cut the **** campaign to raise awareness about need to increase the housing stock in Ontario.

Franco Terrazano with the Canadian taxpayers Federation, on the litany of waste by the federal govt.
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The Emergencies Act passed by parliament in 1988, should only be used by the government to deal with extraordinary emergencies such as if the country is under attack. So why did the Trudeau government invoke the Emergencies Act to violently shut down peaceful protestors and shut down bank accounts of people who supported the truckers? Why is Trudeau refusing to release the results of the inquiry into his use of the Act? Toronto...
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Ryerson University is being sued by 15 students who were deregistered over their vaccine status. Litigation lawyer Ryan O Connor says this has a damaging impact on the students who cannot complete their academic year because of Ryerson's vaccine mandates.

Sarabjit Sara purchased a property with two houses on it. He and his family live in one house and he rented out the smaller house. The tenants paid one month's rent bu...
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Kris Sims with BC Canadian Taxpayer Federation says it is shocking that after the carbon tax increase, Trudeau is planning to slap a four thousand tax on trucks. Are you planning to buy a franchise business? Tune in to our conversation with David Druker with the Canadian Franchise Association.

John Carpay with the Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms, discusses the thorough list of rights abuses against our charter rights by ...
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Michael Bourque with the Canadian Real Estate Association in Canada (CREA) asks why are municipalities getting four billion dollars to reduce red tape and regulations that prevents housing constructions? They should not be given billions to reduce costly regulations that's throwing roadblocks to building homes.

Ian Lee, Sprott School of Business, Carleton University. says there is a shortage of more than two million homes in C...
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MPP Randy Hillier was charged, arrested and let out on bail for supporting the Trucker Convoy. Hillier says the chrges laid by Ottawa police are politically motivated. Lawyer David Anber discusses the case.

More than 100-thousand Canadians have been diagnosed with Parkinsons Disease. It was thought this was a disease that affected older people. but Larry Linton with Parkinsons Canada says more and more young people are being ...
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In 2020, Iranian regime shot down a plane killing 176 people including many Iranian Canadians. Trudeau said he would get justice for Iranian Canadian families. But now he has come down firmly on the side of Iran's dictators. Ardeshir Zarezadeh says this is shocking.

Journalist Andy Lee was kicked off Twitter after posting reports on Trudeau's Foundation. Her bank accounts/credit cards were shut down. Lee says Elon Musk bec...
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Talk about adding insult to injury. Trudeau gets a massive pay increase that pushes his salary up close to 400-thousand dollars. And it's not just Trudeau, all the MP's are getting a raise -- their third increase over the two years of the pandemic, says Franco Terrazzano with the Canadian Taxpayers Federation.

David Lepofsky with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Alliance -- is waging a full-scale battl...
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Ken Forth with FARMS discusses benefits of the seasonal workers program where thousands of workers from the Caribbean and Mexico come to Canada to help grow more than one hundred fruits and vegetables in Ontario.

Jay Goldberg, Ontario director with the Canadian Taxpayers Federation discusses how the Trudeau/Singh coalition will have a damaging impact on Canadians.

Are you planning a trip to Cuba? You should look elsewhere to spend y...
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Trudeau is ramming carbon tax increases on Canadians yet again..pushing up the price of just about everything we buy. "This govt is completely tone deaf to the burden it is unloading on Canadians with ever increasing carbon tax,'' says Dan McTeague with Canadians for Affordable Energy.

Nuclear Energy is critical to Canada's economy, and a critical part of our future, says Dr. Chris Keefer with Canadians for Nuclear ...
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Independent MPP Roman Baber is running for the leadership of the federal conservatives. He calls the union between Trudeau and Singh.. "horrifying." Baber says it's the most radical coalition govt ever in Canada's history."

Jim Karahalios and his wife Belinda Karahalios are the founders of the New Blue Party in Ontario. The party is fielding candidates in nearly all ridings. Karahalios says New Blue stand a g...
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Tamara Lich, Truckers For Freedom organizer, was arrested, charged with mischief, held for 18 days, released under what John Caroay with the Justice Centre calls "outrageous bail conditions." He says Tamara Lich is a political prisoner.

The Beijing2022 Olympic Games are over. Human rights activists mounted a global campaign to make Beijing Olympics the least watched games. And they succeeded. Mehmet Tohti with Uyghur Righ...
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Small business owners were encouraged during the pandemic to set up online stores. But many businesses can barely afford to pay the sky-high debit and credit card fees. Isaac Kinsella with CFIB National discusses issues.

Dr Christipher Morgan joins Karlene Nation on Media Nation to discuss the incredible legacy of Lillie Johnson, Founder of Sickle Cell Association of Ontario...who is celebrating her 100th Birthday
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Karlene Nation speaks to Franco Terrazzano with Canadian Taxpayers Federation discussing CMHC giving its executives forty-eight million in bonuses.

The Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms suing the Trudeau govt and banks over gross abuses of Emergencies Act.

Lorrie Goldstein, Toronto Sun, on Trudeau's big trip to Europe - what did it accomplish?

James Rilett with Restaurants Canada, on the struggling restaurant sector.
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It's hard to believe that the federal government can order banks and financial institutions to shut down your bank account because you supported a protest from the government. It happened to Journalist Andrea (Andy) Lee. "It's frightening to think the government can target and punish you for supporting a protest." David Anber with David Anber Law Office explains the bail process in terms of Truckers Convoy Organiz...
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Ontario ends vaccine passports. It's one of the worst programs ever introduced by the government, says Independent MPP Roman Baber. He says Premier Doug Ford should never have brought in such a horrendously discriminatory program that did nothing to stop the spread of Covid.

The Trucker Convoy protest was violently shut down by police in Ottawa. A police horse trampled one elderly woman. She needed treatment in hospital fo...
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The Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms retains Litigation lawyer Blair Ector to file a lawsuit against the Trudeau government for abuse of the Emergencies Measures Act. Ector slams the Trudeau government shutting down bank accounts of Canadians as an egregious over-reach by the Trudeau govt, a gross abuse of power and abuse of Canadians human rights.

Professor Ian Lee, with Sprott School of Business, Carleton University, dis...
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Stockwell Day is a former leader of the opposition with the Canadian Alliance Party, a former cabinet minister with the federal Conservative Party and also MPP with the Alberta provincial govt. Day has seen just about everything in politics but says he has never seen a politician quite like Trudeau, who acts more like an authoritarian dictator than the leader of a democracy.

Investigative journalist Andy Lee and former President ...
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Roman Baber, MPP for York Centre, wrote in a now-viral tweet Jan 2021, that lockdown measures, aggressively pushed by the Ontario Medical Officer of Health and Doug Ford's govt. were wreaking havoc on Ontarians. Baber called for an end to the lockdowns. Hewas ousted from the Progressive Conservative caucus by Doug Ford. Now the premier and medical officer of health admitting that lockdowns did not work in terms of stopping cov...
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On Media Nation, Canadians are deeply concerned that PM Trudeau has invoked the Emergency Measures Act to shut down a peaceful protest. Criminal Lawyer Ari Goldkind is concerned the Trudeau government is using the banks to seize contributions from law-abiding Canadians.
Herbert Hildebrandt with the Church of God in Aylmer, comments on the mood of the Truckers Convoy protestors on the ground in Ottawa. "They are concerned about...
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