Katie Simpson

Katie Simpson


Senior reporter with CBC News, covering Canadian federal politics (mostly). Hot takes on RPDR. NEWS TIPS katie.simpson@cbc.ca

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If history is going to be any sort of guide, President Donald Trump has said things in the past about the Canada-U.S. relationship that have caught the Canadians off guard, and or not exactly panned out.

Hundreds outside of the Supreme Court go silent for this moment:

Ok multiple sources are suggesting to me they are perplexed as to why the President would say what he said about the Canada/US border. The official Canadian position is that the border restrictions remain in place until October 21st.

Deleted a previous tweet due to a spelling mistake.

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Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer is giving a big speech to a high profile business association in Montreal. Look which business has a table:

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Am waiting for the Coronavirus task force briefing to begin, and a man I believe to be a host on Fox News just called NYC Mayor Bill De Blasio a "dimwitted garment bag of dirt," over the release of prison inmates over coronavirus.

I stopped reading the Politico article on Governor Gretchen Whitmer, when I came across this passage underneath photos in the middle of the story. Would anyone ever write this way about a male politician?

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BREAKING: Canada and the U.S. are in advanced talks about closing the border to non-essential travel. CNN first reported, but we at CBC have matched via sources. Web story coming ASAP.

STORY: G7 foreign ministers did not put out a joint statement on COVID-19 today because the U.S. demanded it be called the "Wuhan virus"

Dr. Bright is asked to recall a moment through this process when he felt a sinking moment about what he was watching before him. He got a note from a mask producer who warned "we are in deep shit, the world is."

Dr. Deborah Birx is asked about the heat/light claim by the President -- and she says as a treatment she's not heard about it. Trump says "i'm the president and you're fake news," when the reporter presses for answers.

HEADS UP: A viewer just flipped me a screen grab of an ad using my photo and made up quotes appearing to be attributed to me. IT IS A SCAM. Journalists don’t partner with companies to sell products, ever. This ad is fake. If you see it, report it on whatever platform you’re using

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