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    When scapegoating goes viral in the age of COVID-19

    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.

    • 25 min
    Plan B: None of us are safe until all of us are safe

    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.

    • 22 min
    Plan B: COVID-19 observations from a prominent health reporter

    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.

    • 21 min
    Plan B: Eating an Elephant

    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.

    • 28 min
    Plan B: COVID-19 - Misinformation on steroids

    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.

    • 23 min
    Plan B Learn more about masks in the age of COVID-19

    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.

    • 19 min

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