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Welcome to your QP Briefing podcast. Ontario's premier provincial news publication turned audio. Join QPB's Jessica, Sneh and David to get supplementary and anecdotal commentary on this weeks Queen's Park events.

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Welcome to your QP Briefing podcast. Ontario's premier provincial news publication turned audio. Join QPB's Jessica, Sneh and David to get supplementary and anecdotal commentary on this weeks Queen's Park events.

    Season 4, Episode 16: With epidemiologist Colin Furness

    Season 4, Episode 16: With epidemiologist Colin Furness

    Epidemiologist Colin Furness, an assistant professor at the Faculty of Information at the University of Toronto, joins the podcast to talk about Ontario's response to the COVID-19 pandemic and calls out a lack of leadership.

    Email jscross@torstar.ca with any questions, concerns or praise.
    Music: "Private Eye" by Kevin McLeod
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    • 29 min
    Season 4, Episode 15: Introducing Dr. Samantha Hill

    Season 4, Episode 15: Introducing Dr. Samantha Hill

    A cardiac surgeon and the new president of the Ontario Medical Association, Dr. Samantha Hill joins the QP Briefing Podcast this week to talk about issues facing doctors during the COVID-19 pandemic, including clinic finances, burnout, and child care.

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    Music: "Private Eye" by Kevin McLeod
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    • 23 min
    Season 4, Episode 15: Welcoming Steven Del Duca

    Season 4, Episode 15: Welcoming Steven Del Duca

    Steven Del Duca joins the podcast to discuss how he believes Ontario needs to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, which was officially declared just four days after he become the Ontario Liberal Party leader.

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    Music: "Private Eye" by Kevin McLeod
    From the Free Music Archive
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    • 27 min
    Season 4, Episode 14: Featuring MPP Teresa Armstrong

    Season 4, Episode 14: Featuring MPP Teresa Armstrong

    MPP Teresa Armstrong, the NDP critic for home and long-term care, joins the QP Briefing Podcast to speak about the tragedy unfolding in Ontario long-term care homes.

    (Please note, that shortly after this podcast was recording the provincial government announced a wage top-up plan for some essential workers, including those in long-term care homes. The NDP has called for this to be made retroactive to the beginning of Ontario's state of emergency.)

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    Music: "Private Eye" by Kevin McLeod
    From the Free Music Archive
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    • 26 min
    Season 4, Episode 13: Zooming with Mike Schreiner

    Season 4, Episode 13: Zooming with Mike Schreiner

    Ontario Green Party Leader Mike Schreiner joined the QP Briefing podcast via Zoom this week to talk about how opposition politicians like him are working with the Doug Ford government during the COVID-19, and holding it to account. Plus, he talks about how the pandemic might change the way we see government in the future.

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    Music: "Private Eye" by Kevin McLeod
    From the Free Music Archive
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    • 25 min
    Season 4, Episode 12: With special guest MPP Natalia Kusendova, RN

    Season 4, Episode 12: With special guest MPP Natalia Kusendova, RN

    MPP and practicing registered nurse Natalia Kusendova joins the QP Briefing podcast this week to discuss her dual role in the COVID-19 pandemic. She talks about what it's like in the emergency room where she works, the toll the crisis is taking on the family lives of frontline health-care workers, and the day Premier Doug Ford personally dropped off a box of masks for her and her nursing colleagues.

    • 21 min

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