Inside Stories, presented by BMO, takes the listener into the homes of people across North America during the COVID-19 era. From well-known North Americans through to the new everyday heroes at your local grocery till, these unusual times have impacted everyone. Join host Scott Simmie for stories that will inform, entertain – and even inspire.
Saving lives from the sky
Today’s guest is something of a visionary. He took a brilliant idea and made it happen. And, as we’ll discover, this business is saving lives every single day.
International air travel has plummeted during the pandemic. It’s down 84 per cent compared with one year ago, and thousands of jets worldwide have been taken out or service. As we hear from today’s guest on Inside Stories, there are some occupations where it’s not an option to “work from home.”
An Electrifying Transformation
Today on Inside Stories, we’ll hear from an Electric Vehicle convert. Seth Weintraub climbed into a Tesla for a test drive back in 2013. In that one short drive…he was hooked. He also believes we’re in the midst of an automotive revolution.
Moving from Staycation…to Vacation
The pandemic has hammered the global travel industry. Fewer people are traveling, and they’re staying closer to home. We speak with industry expert and accomplished traveler Jim Byers about how the very nature of travel is changing, and how the industry has been trying to adapt.
Though we’ve all adapted, there’s no denying these are still stressful times. Today on Inside Stories, we explore new tools that allow us to train our brains to de-stress. Guest Sarah Hill is the CEO of Healium – a system that allows you to change what you see...using only your thoughts.
The World Wide Web(s)
Tea Francis has an unusual – and undeniable – area of interest: Spiders. Why, you might ask? It’s a good question. And Tea has plenty of good answers.