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Ontario Morning Podcast - Monday April 19, 2021
There are new, tighter restrictions in this province, as Ontario hunkers down for an extended stay-at-home order. How are businesses reacting? We check in with
Andrew Siegwart of the Blue Mountain Village Association; Dr. Peter Juni, Scientific Director of the Ontario's Science Advisory Table" on COVID-19 explains how immediately following the Ford government's announcement of new restrictions, that he first contemplated resigning his position. He explains why he thinks the province's new regulations will not be effective in curbing the spread of the virus; The Lighthouse community centre in Orillia needs a youth room to hep even more people in need. Meghan Sawatsky is a member of a group of students who are hosting an art auction to help raise funds; Tim Bousquet the editor of the Halifax Examiner tells us about how the murder of 22 citizens last year has been commemorated; Jeff McGuire of the Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police outlines how officers will be exercising new powers permitting them to stop people who are suspected of taking part in illicit gatherings; Bill Dickson with Media Relations at the Ontario Provincial Police outlines how they will be monitoring the provincial boundaries and restricting entrance if necessary; Zi-Ann Lum, a freelance reporter in Ottawa, previews today's federal budget.
Ontario Morning Podcast - Friday April 16, 2021
Vaccine envy? You're not alone. We discuss the phenomenon with Samuel Veissière a professor of psychiatry and co-director of the Culture, Mind, and Brain program at McGill University; Sandra Dupret is the vice president of student experience at Fleming College in Peterborough. She explains why they felt the need to launch an anonymous tip line for students in the aftermath of a COVID-19 outbreak that led to the death of one young man; Medical officers of health, Drs. Rosana Salvaterra and Ian Arra tells us about how their regions are being affected by the pandemic and the prospect of further restrictions; Our host Julianne Hazlewood joined a singing group that's brought together people across the province every day over the last year; Freelance journalist Georgia Fort reports from Minneapolis on how the community is reacting to the charges brought against another police officer who has been charged with killing another unarmed Black person; The CBC's Haydn Watters contacted health units across the provinces to find out how much vaccine is going to waste; Students in Bruce County are having a blast with the Mission to Mars Competition. Phillip Craig, the director of the Nuclear Innovation Institute and Sophie Penner is a student participant in the competition tell us all about it.
Ontario Morning Podcast - Thursday April 15, 2021
What happens if Ontario runs out of ICU beds? Who will be denied care if it comes to that? David Leposfsky an advocate for people with disabilities says the government's current guidelines are discriminatory; The CBC's Carmen Groleau reports on how culinary schools in Ontario are responding to the challenges presented by the pandemic; Barbara Shakell-Barkey of Orillia has been diagnosed with Stage 3 cancer. She describes what has been like to have her surgery postponed in order to reduce demands on hospital resources; Andrew Rasiullis, a longtime expert in Russia and Eastern European, discusses the implications of Russia's troop buildup near Ukraine; Family doctor Peter Lin offers some suggestions on what can be done are a few key things that could be done by to ease the seemingly never-ending tension and stress we're enduring because of the pandemic; Robert Benzie, the Queen's Park bureau chief for the Toronto Star offers his perspective on how Premier Doug Ford and provincial authorities have responded to the third wave of the pandemic; Josh Tabish of the Canadian Internet Registration Authority tells us about their research that indicates the digital divide between urban and rural areas is growing.
Ontario Morning Podcast - Wednesday April 14, 2021
Infection control epidemiologist Colin Furness discusses whether or not we should be wearing masks even while outdoors; A Queen's University student is raising awareness about intergenerational trauma by starting with the youngest generations. We'll speak with Prishni Seyone about her new 40 thousand dollar fellowship grant to work with young people who are dealing with old hurts; Dr.Chris Simpson, a cardiologist with Kingston Health Sciences Centre describes how rising rates of infection are putting pressure on hospitals across the province; Social media is a double edged sword -- it helps us connect but also causes stress.. Kingston Instagram blogger Anna Ruck share her strategies for managing social media stress; Cornwall Mayor Bernadette Clement explains why she thinks her city should be designated as one of the province's COVID-19 hotspots; Scott Russell of CBC Sports previews the Tokyo Olympics; Dr. Barb Pek is a family and emergency room physician in Hamilton who is driving around the city vaccinating homebound people; Author Catherine Fogarty talks about her new book "Murder on the Inside: The True Story of the Deadly Riot at Kingston Penitentiary".
Ontario Morning Podcast - Tuesday April 13, 2021
As housing prices hit record highs across the country, a lot of people are hoping that something can be done to increase affordability. We talk about the situation with urtaza Haider, a Professor of real estate management at Ryerson University in Toronto; 'Food To Grown On' is a new comprehensive guide on nutrition and food for kids from infancy to adolescence. We find out more from one of the book's authors, Cara Rosenbloom; Jodi Lloyd, the chair of the Simcoe County District School Board offers her reaction to the provincial government's decision to close schools and return to in home learning; Filmmaker Kevin McMahon talks about his new documentary 'Boreal'; How do we make Ontario's food supply chain more resilient? Rocco Rossi
of the Ontario Chamber of Commerce offers his analysis; Jordan Press of the Canadian Press discusses what he thinks will be the priorities in the federal budget that's expected next week; Staff Sergeant Dan Mclean of the Peterborough Police Service talks about recent incidents that have led to charges under the Reopening Ontario Act; A Lindsay food bank program has added an extra ingredients to the groceries it distributes: food literacy and kitchen classes. Emma Wood tells us about the Community Kitchen Program.
Ontario Morning Podcast - Monday April 12, 2021
Jeff Cadence of the Canadian Mental Health Association's Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge branch offers some advice to parents as spring break begins during a stay-at-home order; Erica Johnson of CBC's Go Public tells us about their investigation into the use of so-called 'tattleware' - software that allows employers to track the location of their employees; Senator Gwen Boniface of Orillia, the former commissioner of the O.P.P., discusses her bill that proposes to decriminalize certain classes of drugs that are currently illegal; Barry Pakes, a physician with the Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toronto compares the approach we are taking to the contain the pandemic with that of Australia; Jocelyn Leworthy of Barrie is only 25 years old and she has already twice been an organ donor. She talks about her experience and why she thinks it's vital we all consider becoming donors; Omar Khan of the Institute of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Toronto looks at the prospects or the province accomplishing its goal of having 40% of Ontario adults vaccinated by the end of the stay-at-home order; Internist and epidemiologist Dr. Fahad Razak sits on the provincial government's COVID-19 science advisory table. He discusses how we will adapt as more and more of the population becomes immunized.
We love Julianne’s interview style!
CBC Ontario Morning
Wonderful! Always interesting and current.