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A daily Global News podcast released every afternoon just in time for your commute home. The world moves way too fast and it’s easy to fall behind the news cycle. Host Tamara Khandaker takes you beyond the headlines to reveal the full story, explore new angles, ask tough questions, and talk directly to the people most affected by the big stories.

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A daily Global News podcast released every afternoon just in time for your commute home. The world moves way too fast and it’s easy to fall behind the news cycle. Host Tamara Khandaker takes you beyond the headlines to reveal the full story, explore new angles, ask tough questions, and talk directly to the people most affected by the big stories.

    Ontario's confusing COVID-19 messaging

    Ontario's confusing COVID-19 messaging

    Over the last week, it seemed like Ontaro’s COVID-19 outbreak was getting out of control. Every day for five days, the province was reporting more than 400 new cases. Then yesterday, the case count started to drop dramatically. But experts say that Ontario is still unprepared to continue reopening and that the outbreak is far from controlled. And there are a lot of reasons behind that. Today, we’re joined by Global News’ Supriya Dwivedi to talk about the mixed, and often contradictory, messaging coming from various levels of government and how that might be making things worse. 

    • 24 min
    Protests erupt in Hong Kong over China's new security bill

    Protests erupt in Hong Kong over China's new security bill

    Over the weekend, thousands of people took to the streets in Hong Kong to protest a controversial new national security law being pursued by the Chinese government. The pro-democracy protesters fear the law could spell the end of Hong Kong society as we know it. Today, we’re talking with UBC professor Leo Shin about the new law, why China might be doing this in the middle of the pandemic, and what’s at stake for the international community if it passes. 

    • 22 min
    Say goodbye to open-concept offices

    Say goodbye to open-concept offices

    Businesses around the world have had to quickly figure out how to let their employees work from home during the pandemic. Now, some companies have announced that their employees can work from home forever. But, a lot of companies aren’t saying goodbye to traditional office spaces just yet, and are starting to figure out how to bring employees back safely. But how do you redesign modern office spaces for the age of COVID-19? Today, we’re tackling this with Financial Post reporter Vanmala Subramaniam.

    • 26 min
    Alison Roman and the deep-rooted issues with food media

    Alison Roman and the deep-rooted issues with food media

    For the past little while, Alison Roman has been the darling of the food media world, and that’s been especially the case since the start of the pandemic. Many millennials have turned to her recipes like “The Stew” and “The Pasta.” But Roman recently found herself on the receiving end of an internet backlash regarding comments she made about Chrissy Teigen and Marie Kondo. Today, we’re joined by journalist Navneet Alang to talk about his new Eater piece about this and the deeper issues about the food media world and representation.

    • 20 min
    Why Donald Trump is obsessed with hydroxychloroquine

    Why Donald Trump is obsessed with hydroxychloroquine

    This week, Donald Trump revealed that he’s been taking hydroxychloroquine to prevent himself from contracting COVID-19 — despite the lack of evidence to support that it can treat or prevent it. In fact, public health experts have warned that the drug can cause potentially harmful side effects. Today, we’re joined by medicinal chemist Derek Lowe to talk about the hype around hydroxychloroquine and whether it’s actually showing any promise in the fight against COVID-19.

    • 25 min
    The first incel terrorism case

    The first incel terrorism case

    This week, Global News revealed that a deadly attack at a Toronto massage parlour in February is now being treated as an alleged act of terrorism linked to misogynist incel ideology. Experts say it’s the first time terrorism charges have been laid over a violent crime tied to incels, a term that refers to self-described “involuntary celebates.” Today, Global News reporter Stewart Bell explains the significance of treating this as terrorism and how the incel movement has evolved in recent years. 

    • 25 min

Customer Reviews

4.1 out of 5
435 Ratings

435 Ratings

CGRCollin ,

Divisive

I started listening and it didn’t take long for me to pick up on how divisive the host is. Everything is about race to her, nothing seems to escape this. Also she leans heavy to the left and is unwilling to have the other side on, I would like to hear the CCFR on firearms issues as well as her favourites to say how firearms cause “femicide”. After her recent episode about how cooking is racist and about skin colour, I have chosen to unsubscribe. I don’t enjoy being insulted constantly!

Centauri27 ,

Found a spot in my daily listening!

I don't have much time to listen to podcasts, but this one is good enough to MA make it into my rotation. Just the perfect length and it deals with topics of interest to me.

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Incredible Canadian Journalism

Seriously critical journalism! I am so grateful that this pod exists!

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