Showing posts from May, 2020

Radio Regent News & Views - 5/22/2020

In this episode of News and Views, Naama Weingarten discusses the differences between the responses to COVID19 and the 2008 Swine Flu; Wayne Greenway discusses his free, weekly online career counseling initiative called Career Zoom-In and how it’s helping people feeling the effects of the Corona Virus on employment opportunities; David Wall talks to Ralston, a former migrant worker in Ontario who experienced what happens when migrant workers get injured on farms; and Jael Joseph interviews Dr. Ruby Blanc, a chief hospital administrator in Dominica, a place that has dealt particularly well with COVID19. As always, our headlines are compiled and read by Cassandra Earle.

News and Views - 5/15/2020

In this week’s episode of Radio Regent News and Views, staff journalist Jael Joseph interviews Dr Carissa Etienne, a public health expert and the director of the Pan American Health Organization. about the Covid 19 virus in Dominica; Talha Hashmani and Masih K interview Dr Roberta Timothy, an associate professor at the University of Toronto School of Public Health, about the intersection of race and the corona virus; Naama Weingarten discusses the sexual assault allogations made against Democratic Presidential candidate Joe Biden and their significance in regards to the upcoming US election; and David Wall reads an excerpt from Naomi Klein’s recent article entitled “Screen New Deal,” in which she discusses the current attempts by big tech companies to swoop in during our time of crisis and make permanent and major changes to previously sacrosanct public institutions. As always, our headlines are compiled and read by Cassandra Earle. Listen to podcast: http://www.regentpark

Radio Regent News & Views (5/1/2020)

May 1, 2020 In this episode of News & Views, we hear Migrant Worker Corner, featuring Gabriel Alladua, a former migrant worker and current member of the team at Justice for Migrant Workers. Gabriel tells a bit of his own story and lists what he calls the "20 Dark sides of Canada" - specifically, the serious challenges facing migrant workers in our country; we also hear an interview conducted by Wayne Greenway with Public Health physician Doctor David Mowatt, about possible exit strategies from Covid 19 virus societal restrictions; and finally, Naama Weingarten presents Politics Talk, including a feature on the wild reports coming out of the US about apparent government, confirmed UFO sightings.