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Radio Regent News & Views - (3/27/2020)

On this episode of News and Views, Jael Joseph interviews three women from around the world affected by the Coved-19 virus, including a doctor currently quarantined in Wuhan, China; Toronto Housing and homelessness advocate Emily Paradis discusses housing as a human right; and a Michigan-based family physician gives advice on how to minimize the chance of viral infection when we bring food into our home. As always, weekly headlines are presented by Cassandra Earle.

Listen to Podcast:
http://www.regentparkfocus.com/radio/media/newsviews/2020-03-27.mp3

Radio Regent News & Views (3/20/2020)

In this episode, we hear another installment of Crime Report, featuring Talha Hashmani and Mahsi K; Nama Weingarten discusses the effects of Coved-19 on student life; Wayne Greenway interviews Pam Frache, the  Ontario coordinator of the Fight for Fifteen Dollars and Fairness; and we hear an excerpt from The Intercept, in which Naomi Klein discusses disaster capitalism and the Coved-19 virus.

Radio Regent News & Views - (3/6/2020)

In this episode of News and Views, Wayne Greenway interviews Dr. Justina Ray,  president and senior scientist of the Wildlife Conservation Society, about the Ontario government’s plan to build roads into the Ring of Fire in Ontario’s far north to gain new access to environmentally destructive mining projects; Naama Weingarten discusses the current state of the Coronavirus internationally, and Independent Jewish Voices Canada give a press conference debunking Bill 168, the Ontario legislature's current attempt to equate criticism of Israel with antisemitism.
Our weekly news roundup is presented by Cassandra Earle

Listen to Podcast:
https://www.regentparkfocus.com/radio/media/newsviews/2020-03-06.mp3

Divas Media Group - Monday, February 10, 2020

Monday, February 10, 2020

Today was the fourth week of the Diva's and U of T student's programs. This week they had special guest speakers and did a very outstanding reflective activity. Students started with dividing themselves into groups to talk about 4 different topics:

Understanding the religious fabrics of Regent ParkIndividual expressions/experiences of Faith and Religious Ethnic DiscriminationReligion and the built environmentInter and Intra Fath divides and solidarity
Afterward, they received and welcomed guest speakers from the "iAm Youth Program" by the JAYU Festival Inc. This program is offered to youth across "underserved communities" across the GTA for a 9-week training for focused on arts and social justice. This is a great program for youth to be involved with education on social problems and how it is involved and can be express through the arts. Two of the guest speakers who came were previous students of this program and they showed their…