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Front Burner
Front Burner is your essential daily news podcast, brought to you by CBC News & CBC Podcasts. Every weekday, award-winning investigative journalist Jayme Poisson takes you deep into the stories shaping Canada and the world. Through Jayme’s own reporting and conversations with others in the know, Front Burner will leave you feeling smarter, more connected and eager to share what you've learned.
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Ratings & Reviews
4.6 stars from 678 ratings
Despite a pretty heavy - though subtle - left leaning bias and the odd scoop of bs, the podcast production itself is decent enough to keep me listening to that side’s wacky opinions. Keep your enemies close, right?
GreyMa'atr via Apple Podcasts · Canada · 07/16/19
Canadian edition of NYT The Daily
This podcast offers excellent reporting and delivery of important news stories that are important for all Canadians. Living abroad, Front Burner has become my go to morning news/ media source to stay connected to important social, political and environmental issues back home. Thank you CBC!
shanan08 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 07/13/19
Love the podcast!! XD
This podcast is definitely something you would listen to in the morning. Love the host works with the hosts from other great podcasts.
Wolf pack 23 via Apple Podcasts · Canada · 07/01/19
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Published 07/15/19
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