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Help Me 2 Understand is a podcast where women give their voices to issues of social justice, political activism, giving back and more. I'm your host, Felicia Garland, and I want this to be a place where honest conversations can happen. We live in an age of political and social divisions, global warming, economic inequality, racial tension, and a breakdown in many of our social structures. And that was just this morning’s news. It's overwhelming and confusing. I know I want to make a differen ...
 
At a certain age you become bitter. It's a fact. Not sure when it happened to Tim and Glenn but the "Bitter" is strong. Tune in each week to hear Tim and Glenn complain, make fun of, and pontificate without much research or knowledge about current events, social issues, and stupid things and people that bug them.
 
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Buzzed and Broken

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Buzzed and Broken

Thomas, Phil, Danzel, Tapy

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The Buzzed & Broken Podcast is a social commentary on issues and events happening in today's world. We solve the world's most pressing issue, one sip of alcohol at a time! Hosted by Thomas Shomo, Phil Isme, Danzel Aguiar, and Tapy Noun, our cultural differences are sure to shine through for some laughs!
 
Gospel-centered conversations on social justice, politics, and pop culture.Where passion for Christ and social consciousness go hand-in-hand. The nuance and tension of being saved AND woke. Are social consciousness and passion for Christ mutually exclusive, or do they go hand in hand?
 
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My Voice 4 Theirs

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My Voice 4 Theirs

Tiffany Marler MA, CNA(Ret.), HM(R-USN)

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Everything that the Mainstream media could get wrong they do and they have this past year. Everything that I can tell you I will. Honest & straight up. Everything dirty and dark going on in this country relating to domestic violence, human trafficking, labor trafficking and racial inequality. I’m from STL and we are imploding and I help bring change in my city and state. We are Survivor Leaders and Huge Advocates in Missouri and the USA. I am a veteran of the Navy and also the Cofounder & Ch ...
 
The Youth Development Podcast Series showcases staff from the University of Minnesota Extension, Center for Youth Development. Youth professionals discuss research, theory and best practices in youth development. Topics include: youth programs, youth issues, volunteer development, citizenship and leadership, program quality, program evaluation, cultural diversity and social and emotional learning.
 
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Collyde Leadership Podcast

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Collyde Leadership Podcast

Produced by Collyde and Rethink Creative

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A conversation designed for leaders who love the local church in the Tri-State area (New York, New Jersey & Pennsylvania). In many ways, ministry in the tri-state is uniquely difficult and contextually challenging compared to the rest of bible-belt regions. Our heart is to help you make the most of your God-given leadership potential by discussing leadership issues of culture, creativity, innovation, strategy, church growth and communications. Supported by Collyde and Rethink Creative.
 
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There is a crisis in nursing as people burned out from the pandemic flee from the profession. It’s resulted in some jurisdictions drawing on a previously underutilized resource: internationally-educated nurses. We talk about what needs to change about how internationally-educated nurses are accredited in Canada, with Chandra Kafle, who worked as a …
 
The world is on edge watching Russia's actions at the border with Ukraine. We get an update from CBC’s Briar Stewart, who’s back from the Ukrainian city of Donetsk. We also hear from Alexandra Chyczij, National President of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress, about what Canada’s extensive Ukrainian diaspora wants from the federal government.…
 
Jessica Sewell was working as an administrative assistant in Burnaby, B.C., when she contracted COVID-19 last May. She tells Matt Galloway how her unpredictable long COVID-19 symptoms make it impossible to know whether she’ll be able to work as effectively as she was before getting infected. We also hear from Simon Décary, a professor of rehabilita…
 
How do you forget your favourite person in the world? Alex remembers everything about the day a speeding police car killed his brother. But his brother, alive? Those memories are lost. And now, 30 years later, Alex wants them back. In this emotional four-part series, Alex unearths his childhood grief — with help from family, friends, and a therapis…
 
The massing of 100,000 Russian troops on Ukraine’s border has prompted fears of an invasion — and global leaders are scrambling to reduce tensions. We discuss what could happen, and Canada’s role, with Illia Ponomarenko, defence reporter with the Kyiv Independent; Aurel Braun, a professor of international relations and political science at the Univ…
 
When Quadriga CEO Gerald Cotten died suddenly in 2018, the passcodes for his cryptocurrency exchange died with him. His clients were locked out of about $250 million, and investigators later found widespread fraud. Matt Galloway talks to his widow, Jennifer Robertson, about what she did and didn’t know.…
 
This month marks 20 years since the opening of a U.S. prison at Guantánamo Bay, despite repeated U.S. presidential promises to close it. We talk to Ramzi Kassem, a professor of law at the City University of New York, who has also defended 14 detainees at Guantanamo; and Carol Rosenberg, a military affairs reporter for the New York Times and author …
 
Pfizer's new COVID-19 drug has been approved for use in Canada, but some experts have their concerns. They say its usefulness may be limited by the testing and timeframe requirements to receive it, and the sheer number of Omicron cases that Canada's public health system is struggling to deal with. We talk with infectious disease expert Dr. Ilan Sch…
 
Multiple sclerosis has affected millions of people worldwide — but there is now fresh evidence that it’s triggered in part by the Epstein-Barr virus. Matt Galloway talks to Allison Markin, who has been living with MS for almost 20 years; and Dr. Jiwon Oh, medical director of the Barlo Multiple Sclerosis Program at St. Michael's Hospital in Toronto.…
 
Two years into pandemic learning, teachers are digging deep for inspiration and creativity to keep kids on track. As students in some parts of Canada head back to the classroom, we talk to Sabrina Jafralie, who teaches ethics and religious culture at Westmount High School in Montreal; Tara Sampson, an elementary school music teacher in Halifax; and…
 
John C. Williams of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York discusses monetary policy, the continued impact of COVID-19, and the economic outlook for the year ahead.The C. Peter McColough Series on International Economics brings the world's foremost economic policymakers and scholars to address members on current topics in international economics and …
 
In an extended version of Thursday's conversation, former Facebook employee-turned-whistleblower Frances Haugen tells Matt Galloway about why she chose to disclose thousands of documents about the social media giant, and why she thinks Canada could lead a coalition of countries to demand change.
 
Helen Naslund was sentenced to 18 years for killing her abusive husband in Alberta — but this week, a judge cut that sentence in half. Journalist Christina Frangou tells us more about the 27-year abusive marriage. We also discuss this case, and others involving abuse, with Elizabeth Sheehy, a professor emerita of law at the University of Ottawa; an…
 
Our national affairs panel discusses the provinces' latest COVID-19 measures, and public trust in top medical officials. Matt Galloway talks to Marie Vastel, a parliamentary reporter for Le Devoir; Robert Benzie, the Queen's Park Bureau Chief for the Toronto Star; and Murray Mandryk, political columnist for the Regina Leader-Post.…
 
Our panelists discuss Flee, an animated documentary about a young man's odyssey escaping Afghanistan with his mother and siblings. Twenty years later, he grapples with how his traumatic past will affect his future in Denmark and the life he is building with his soon-to-be husband. The film received the Grand Jury Prize at this year’s Sundance Film …
 
The Omicron surge has again highlighted inequality, between those who can work from home and access COVID-19 tests and better masks — and those who cannot. We discuss the challenges faced by low-income and racialized communities with Dr. Andrew Boozary, a physician and the executive director of Social Medicine at the University Health Network in To…
 
Have you had trouble sleeping since the pandemic started? London, Ont. woman Veronica Antipolo has, and she’s not alone. We hear how insomnia rates have skyrocketed during COVID-19 — and get tips on how to deal with it — with Dr. Elliott Lee, medical director of the sleep disorder clinic at the Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre; and Luc Beaudoin, a…
 
Former Facebook employee turned whistleblower Frances Haugen made headlines last year after disclosing thousands of documents about the social media giant, and testifying before U.S. senators that it chooses profits over the safety and well-being of its users. She tells Matt Galloway about what she saw over two years inside the company, and why she…
 
Our panel of experts talk to us about Dry January and re-examing the role of alcohol in life and society. Our panel consists of Ivy Knight, a freelance writer, journalist and fixture in Toronto’s restaurant scene; Ariel Ng Bourbonnais, a yoga teacher and research analyst who stopped drinking last year; and Fiona Hepher, the CEO and co-founder of de…
 
After months of popular protests calling for social reforms, 155 people have been given the responsibility of drafting Chile’s new constitution. Fernando Atria is one of those people — and he speaks to us about the necessity of drafting a new constitution for the country. We also hear from Guillermo Larrain, an economist and the author of The Stabi…
 
Panelists discuss the state of China-Taiwan relations, U.S. interests in the Taiwan Strait, and the potential for increased tensions to escalate into open conflict.The CFR Young Professionals Briefing Series provides an opportunity for those early in their careers to engage with CFR. The briefings feature remarks by experts on critical global issue…
 
When Canadian mining companies operate overseas, their work is overseen by local authorities, not by the Canadian government. Some activists want the federal government to regulate those operations in order to protect Indigenous peoples in those countries. We talk to Grahame Russell, co-editor of a new book called Testimonio: Canadian Mining in the…
 
How sick might children get if they catch the Omicron variant? Matt Galloway talks to pediatric infectious disease specialist Dr. Fatima Kakkar about what she’s seeing with her patients; and Michelle Driedger, a professor of community health sciences at the University of Manitoba, discusses how to address vaccine hesitancy among parents.…
 
Then, anti-government demonstrations swept across Kazakhstan last week, and they quickly turned violent. We discuss what drove that violence with Isabelle Khurshudyan, a Washington Post foreign correspondent who has been reporting on the unrest; and Canadian diplomat Jeremy Kinsman, who served as ambassador to Russia and Kazakhstan.…
 
Feeling stressed at work? You’re not alone. As part of our series Work in Progress, we discuss the pandemic’s psychological fallout, and the risk that mental health issues could become a shadow epidemic in Canadian workplaces. Matt Galloway talks to a mother of three who juggled child care with working a full-time job at home; Hassel Aviles, execut…
 
It’s been two years since Ukrainian Airlines Flight PS752 was shot down by Iranian missiles, killing 176 people, most with ties to Canada. We discuss the next steps in getting justice and accountability for the victims with Hamed Esmaeilion, the spokesperson for the Association of Families of Flight PS752 Victims, who had family members on that fli…
 
Some of our younger listeners might be stuck at home again, but we — and some of our friends — have some ideas to help them have some fun. We’ve got music with Canadian children’s singer Raffi; storytelling with author Emil Sher; and mindfulness exercise with early childhood educator Michelle Candelaria.…
 
The first week of 2022 is over, and there are already political challenges staring down Canada in the coming months. Our panel of Canadian political veterans takes us through the year ahead in national politics. It’s comprised of Anne McLellan, who served as Liberal MP for Edmonton Centre from 1993 to 2006; Libby Davies, former NDP House Leader and…
 
On the one-year anniversary of the attack on the U.S. Capitol, our panelists examine polarization in the United States and the threats it poses to U.S. democracy.This meeting is part of the Diamonstein-Spielvogel Project on the Future of Democracy.CFR’s Renewing America initiative shines a spotlight on the domestic underpinnings of U.S. competitive…
 
Scientists and doctors say that without proper measures to combat airborne transmissions — like N95 masks and ventilation — we’re going to have a hard time fighting Omicron. We speak with Dr. Kashif Pirzada, an emergency room physician and co-founder of the group Masks4Canada, about the necessity of using N95 masks. We also chat with 14-year-old Sh…
 
In their latest investigation, CBC’s The Fifth Estate takes us inside white supremacist group The Base. Show host Gillian Findlay tells us what they found. We also speak with Barbara Perry, director of the Centre on Hate Bias and Extremism at the Ontario Tech University, about the infiltration of the Canadian military by right-wing extremists.…
 
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