62 episodes

The Big Five podcast is an excellent way to get caught up on the top stories impacting Montrealers on a daily basis. Host Elias Makos, veteran commentator Trudie Mason, and their guests, debate and inform.

The Big Five Podcast The Big Five

    • Politics

The Big Five podcast is an excellent way to get caught up on the top stories impacting Montrealers on a daily basis. Host Elias Makos, veteran commentator Trudie Mason, and their guests, debate and inform.

    If a student has a medical condition, they may be eligible for distance learning

    If a student has a medical condition, they may be eligible for distance learning

    Host Elias Makos is joined by political analyst Karim Boulos and Lynda Kachaami, a mother of two sons with special needs, to discuss the return to school, anti-mask protests, and a repeat offender who attempted to kidnap a girl last week.

    • 23 min
    Should parents be allowed to opt out and keep their kids at home?

    Should parents be allowed to opt out and keep their kids at home?

    Host Elias Makos is joined by founder and editor of Montreal Community Contact Egbert Gaye to discuss kids going back to school, racial profiling in the suburbs and Canada's relations to Lebanon. 

    • 24 min
    Premier Legault to deliberately leave Danielle McCann out of the assessment meetings about their handling of the pandemic

    Premier Legault to deliberately leave Danielle McCann out of the assessment meetings about their handling of the pandemic

    Host Dave Kaufman is joined by the leader of the Green Party of Quebec Alex Tyrrell to discuss what Legault may be hiding, parents are refusing to send their children back to school and the US administration reimposing 10% tariffs on Canadian aluminum.

    • 24 min
    Quebec has lifted the ban on festivals and events in the entire province

    Quebec has lifted the ban on festivals and events in the entire province

    Host Dave Kaufman welcomes in political analyst Karim Boulos to discuss Quebec now allowing festivals, contact tracing and the WE Charity giving a mandate to a Quebec firm.

    • 23 min
    Canada's chief public health officer says that the physical distance and mask measures could be in place for the next two to three years

    Canada's chief public health officer says that the physical distance and mask measures could be in place for the next two to three years

    Host Dave Kaufman welcomes in the founder and editor of Montreal Community Contact Egbert Gaye to talk about 2 to 3 more possible years of COVID, the Beirut explosion and the importance of education and school attendance.

    • 22 min
    The Legault government will present an “updated” version of the back-to-school plan

    The Legault government will present an “updated” version of the back-to-school plan

    Host Dave Kaufman is joined by leader of the Green Party of Quebec Alex Tyrrell to discuss Legault's new plan for back-to-school, new guidelines to treat obesity, and the City of Montreal organizing a new citizen consultation.

    • 23 min

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