Podcast by Upstream
When scapegoating goes viral in the age of COVID-19
In this episode of The Plan B podcast, we talk with the Senior Director of 6 Degrees at the Institute for Candian Citizenship, David Leonard, about what happens when a pandemic goes looking for someone to blame.
Plan B: None of us are safe until all of us are safe
In the age of COVID-19 trying to tackle so many enormous issues like jobs, wages, and investments is like throwing kerosene on the fire of economic uncertainty, according to Plan B podcast guest Armine Yalnizyan, economist and fellow at the Atkinson Foundation researching the future of workers.
Plan B: COVID-19 observations from a prominent health reporter
Globe and Mail health reporter André Picard joins us on the Plan B podcast to help us understand what’s what this pandemic is revealing to us about how we approach our wellbeing.
Plan B: Eating an Elephant
How do we eat the COVID-19 mental health elephant? One bite at a time.
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health Clinical Psychologist Dr. Katy Kamkar joins Upstream Plan B podcast host Ralph Benmergui to talk about how we strengthen our mental health as we suddenly find ourselves living in isolation.
Plan B: COVID-19 - Misinformation on steroids
There is so much misinformation about COVID-19 and what we can do about it. To cut through the noise, Upstream Plan B podcast host Ralph Benmergui talks to University of Alberta professor of law Tim Caulfield, who is making a study of misinformation and where to find the truth.
Plan B Learn more about masks in the age of COVID-19
Are masks effective against a virus like COVID-19? What’s the difference between a N95 mask, a homemade mask, or a bandana? Upstream Plan B podcast host Ralph Benmergui gets the low-down from Dr. Chris Mackie.