Podcasts

McLean Greaves

McLean Greaves, VP of Digital Media and the E-books Division at ZoomerMedia, answers questions about web browsers, malware and how to protect your privacy as much as possible while online. 

Doris Grinspun

Doris Grinspun, CEO of the Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario, says RN’s believe that hospital workers should either get an annual flu shot or wear a mask during the flu season, in order to protect hospital patients. 

Dr. Tarek Rajji

Dr. Tarek Rajji, Chief of Geriatric Psychiatry at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, explains a new study at the centre that will use tiny amounts of electricity to hopefully stave off the development of Alzheimer’s Disease.  CAMH telephone … Continue reading

Prof. Robert Wolfe

Professor Robert Wolfe, from the school of Public Police at Queen’s University, talks about the need for more debate on the use of rail cars to ship crude oil, in the wake of the Lac Megantic tragedy which killed 47 … Continue reading

Jennifer Winter

Jennifer Winter, Associate Director of Energy & Environmental Policy, with The School of Public Policy, at the University of Calgary, elaborates on her research that shows not nearly enough is known about rail safety in Canada.

Erin Weir

Erin Weir, an economist with the United Steelworkers, comments on the fact that when you take inflation into account, the minimum wage in Canada has not increased for the past 40 years.

Dr. Hartley Miltchin

Dr. Hartley Miltchin, our GFB resident podiatrist, talks about foot care in the summertime–including infectious conditions such as warts, getting a pedicure and limiting the wearing of cheap flip flops. For more info visit http://www.accentonfeet.com/

Denis Carmel

Denis Carmel, from the CRTC, explains the new Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation and how the Commission has received 25,000 complaints about spam since the law came into effect just 16 days earlier.  

Jean-Guy Sauriol

Jean-Guy Sauriol spent his 60th birthday alone in the middle of the Atlantic, in a 21-foot rowboat.  He spoke of his adventures at IdeaCity 2014.  Then he retold his story to Zoomer Listeners.  Here’s a link to his IdeaCity presentation: … Continue reading

Ann Cavoukian

Privacy Guru Ann Cavoukian offers advice on  requests for personal information from companies trying to identify you as a current customer.