Podcasts

Billy Cheung

Pharmacist Billy Cheung talks about how to assess the value of taking vitamins and other supplements and comments on the use of tranquilizers and anti-psychotic drugs in Ontario nursing homes. 

Deepak Chopra

Deepak Chopra, the CEO of Canada Post, talks about how the crown corporation plans to survive in a high-tech world where fewer and fewer of us are using snail mail. 

Evelyn Burns-Weinrib

Evelyn Burns-Weinrib is a retired teacher who has battled depression for most of her life, surviving a suicide attempt when she was 78. Now she is a busy volunteer at Baycrest, helping other seniors fight depression. Here’s a link to … Continue reading

OPP Sgt. Dave Woodford

OPP Sgt. Dave Woodford spends his last day on the job at Zoomer Radio, where he has been answering questions and handing out advice on traffic safety for the past 6 years.

Dr. Ted Morris

Our resident veterinarian, Dr. Ted Morris, talks about hyperthyroid disease in cats. 

Deb Matthews

Health Minister Deb Matthews reacts to news reports that doctors are prescribing inappropriate anti-psychotic drugs for Alzheimer’s Disease patients. 

Donna Cansfield

Donna Cansfield, Liberal MPP for Etobicoke Centre, shares the results of her investigation that shows dementia sufferers in care homes are being given powerful anti-psychotic drugs not recommended for the treatment of dementia—powerful drugs that can kill the patient. 

Neil Shalapata

Neil Shalapata, from the Canada Revenue Agency, brings us up to date on the Heartbleed bug and offers some advice for Zoomers filing their income tax returns.  Here is the CRA inquiry line:  1 800 959 8281.

Michael MacMillan

Michael MacMillan, co-author of  “TRAGEDY IN THE COMMONS: Former Members of Parliament Speak Out about Canada’s Failing Democracy” talks about the sad state of democracy as described by 80 retired and defeated MP’s. 

Sheila Cary-Meagher

Sheila Cary-Meagher, Toronto District School Board trustee for Beaches-East York, discusses the issues involved with police checks for all volunteers at Toronto schools.