Radio Regent News & Views - Februrary 11th, 2021

In this episode of Radio Regent News and Views, we present a report on the COVID testing going on in St. Jamestown, Toronto, at the The Corner, a community hub in the area. In the report, we’ll hear interviews with Doctor Warda Iqbal, a family physician at the Sherbourne Health Centre and Shova Adhikari, a St. Jamestown area Community Engagement Facilitator; We’ll also hear an excerpt from a webinar, first presented by The Leap, a Canada based, internationally recognized organization dedicated to examining and acting in light of the climate crisis and its intersectionality with multiple issues. The webinar, hosted by Leap founder Avi Lewis, is entitled From Scarcity to Sovereignty: Food in a Time of Pandemic and features Raj Patel, author of Stuffed and Starved, film-maker, academic; Dawn Morrison, Secwepemc Nation, Founder/Curator of Research and Relationships of the Working Group on Indigenous Food Sovereignty; Evelyn Encalada Grez, Co-Founder of Justicia/Justice for Migrant Workers and Assistant Professor of Labour Studies at Simon Frase  r University; and Paul Taylor, Executive Director of FoodShare Toronto.

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