Episodes

April 20, 2021

Tobacco Control: Alex Clark, CEO, The Consumer Advocates for Smoke-Fr…

I talk to Alex Clark, CEO of the Consumer Advocates for Smoke-Free Alternative Association (CASAA). We discuss why harm reduction…

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April 13, 2021

Tobacco Control: Nancy Loucas, Executive Coordinator, Coalition of As…

I chat with Nancy Loucas, Executive Coordinator of the Coalition of Asia Pacific Tobacco Harm Reduction Advocates to discuss the…

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April 6, 2021

Tobacco Control: Professor Brad Rodu, DDS, School of Medicine, Univer…

I chat with Professor Brad Rodu, DDS, School of Medicine at the University of Louisville. For twenty-five years Dr. Rodu has publ…

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March 30, 2021

Tobacco Control: Chris Bostic, Policy Director at Action on Smoking &…

Chris Bostic is ASH’s Policy Director and has been working in global tobacco control since 2001 when he attended the negotiations…

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March 16, 2021

A Conversation with the Creators of "Better Left Unsaid", Curt Jaimun…

I had a fascinating discussion with Curt Jaimungal and Desh Amila, the creators of a new documentary called "Better Left Unsaid".…

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March 9, 2021

Gun Control Part Two: Rod Giltaca, the Canadian Coalition for Firearm…

My second conversation with Rod Giltaca, CEO and ED of the Canadian Coalition for Firearm Rights (CCFR), includes his responses t…

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March 2, 2021

Sex Work: Lyra McKee, Co-Executive Director, PACE Society

Lyra McKee is the Co-Executive Director of PACE Society, a peer-driven organization located in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouve…

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Feb. 22, 2021

Sex Work: Shae Invidiata, Free Them

I speak to Shae Invidiata, Founder and Executive Director of Free Them to discuss human trafficking and why we should all be conc…

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Feb. 16, 2021

Sex Work: Kim Pyke and the Experiences faced by Sex Workers

Kim Pyke discusses her experiences as a sex worker and many of the challenges faced. Kim featured in the Toronto Star Stepping St…

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Feb. 9, 2021

Sex Work: Alex MacDonnell, Executive Director Stepping Stone NS

Alex MacDonnell is the Executive Director of Stepping Stone, the only non-profit organization in the Maritimes that supports wome…

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Feb. 2, 2021

Climate Change - a Different Perspective with Andy West

Andy West discusses the cultural narrative that is climate change. Climate Etc. Andy West's Articles.

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Jan. 26, 2021

Climate Change - a Different Perspective with Professor Judith Curry

Judith A. Curry is an American climatologist and former chair of the School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at the Georgia Inst…

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Jan. 19, 2021

Climate Change - the Pragmatic Approach with Professor Mark Jaccard

I sit down with Professor Mark Jaccard to discuss his experiences The Citizens' Guide to Climate Success (Christopher's book of 2…

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Dec. 29, 2020

The Gun Violence Conversation: Cauldrick Woods, Amadeusz Toronto

I sit down with Cauldrick Woods, a Peer Mentor at Amadeusz Toronto to discuss what drew him to a life of crime. Amadeusz Toronto …

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Dec. 22, 2020

The Gun Violence Conversation: Amadeusz Toronto

I sit down with Kim and Tina from Amadeusz Toronto, which is a not-for-profit organization in Toronto, which supports young peopl…

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Dec. 15, 2020

The Gun Violence Conversation: Canadian Doctors for Protection from G…

I sit down with Dr. Joshua Ng-Kamstra to discuss the Canadian Doctors for Protection from Guns and what the organization is advoc…

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Dec. 8, 2020

The Gun Violence Conversation: Danforth Families for Safe Communities

I talk to Ken Price from the Danforth Families for Safe Communities on gun violence and what governments need to do moving forwar…

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Dec. 1, 2020

The Gun Violence Conversation: Amber Wardell, Ontario Association of …

I sit down with Amber Wardell, Communications Coordinator of the Ontario Association of Interval and Transition Houses (OAITH) to…

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Nov. 24, 2020

The Gun Violence Conversation: Canadian Coalition for Firearm Rights

I speak to Rod Giltaca, CEO and Executive Director of the Canadian Coalition for Firearm Rights. Canadian Coalition for Firearm R…

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Nov. 17, 2020

The Gun Violence Conversation: Ricky Atkinson, former leader of the D…

After over 30 years in prison, Ricky Atkinson shares his perspectives on growing up with gangs, firearms and provides recommendat…

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Nov. 10, 2020

The Gun Violence Conversation: Zero Gun Violence Movement (ZGVM)

I sit down with Louis March, head of the Zero Gun Violence Movement in Toronto to discuss the objectives, aims and what the group…

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Nov. 3, 2020

The Gun Violence Conversation: The National Firearms Association

I sit down with Sheldon Clare, the President of the National Firearms Association. Sheldon Clare - https://twitter.com/sheldon_cl…

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Oct. 28, 2020

The Abortion Debate: Final Thoughts

Listen now to my final thoughts on the Abortion debate. After four episodes, each profiling pro-life and pro-choice groups, I've …

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Oct. 24, 2020

The Pro-Choice Perspective: A Conversation with Dr. Jill Doctoroff, N…

I sit down with Dr. Doctoroff, Canadian Director of the National Abortion Federation Canada to discuss access to clinics and educ…

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