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Feature Guest: Prof. Lydia Miljan, University of Windsor - Department of Political Science For the final Season 3 episode of The Long Way, we return to the theme of news media bias in Canada and getting better journalism. We can accept from
Feature Guest: Melissa Mbarki, policy analyst in the Indigenous Policy Program at the Macdonald-Laurier Institute If you look for news on Indigenous reconciliation in Canada, you’ll find a lot of interesting stuff: A lot of talk about the l
Feature Guest: Michael Geist, University of Ottawa professor and the Canada Research Chair in Internet and E-Commerce Law When the federal government introduced Bill C-10 to update broadcast regulations, here is the kind of headlines they li
  Feature Guests: Andrea Mrozek, Senior Fellow at Cardus, and Brian Dijkema, Vice-President of External Affairs at Cardus There are many memorable lines from the movie The Princess Bride. But one especially notable line is the following: You
Feature Guest: Sean Speer, Editor-at-Large of The Hub Trust and social solidarity seem to be commodities in short supply these days. New polling suggests not just declining institutional trust among Canadians, but an undercurrent of anger
Feature guests: Carissima Mathen, law professor at the University of Ottawa, and Fr. Dn. Andrew Bennett, director of the Cardus Religious Freedom Institute You’ve seen the stories and you’re read the news about COVID public health orders tha
Feature guest: Danielle Smith, a journalist and commentator based in High River, Alberta. Free speech in a toxic culture – communicating across political divides – these are among the biggest challenges of our times. It’s not just a problem
                  Feature Guest: Jonathan Kay, a Toronto-based editor and podcaster for Quillette, a National Post columnist, and a book author. In 2019, he published "Your Move: What Board Games Teach Us about Life," co-authored wit
Special Guest: Andrew Coyne, Globe & Mail columnist and CBC At Issue panel member. Media bias, false balance in journalism, free speech, and social media - all these issues touch upon how we communicate, learn about each other, and build soc
Have you ever considered the concept of restorative justice? Have you heard stories of reconciliation or restoration of peace between someone who has committed a crime and a victim of crime? The Long Way will bring you some of those stories in
COVID-19 isn’t the only thing that will go down in history as a marked feature of 2020. Racism and the fight against this evil has also made its mark on the year in Canada and the United States. How do we respond to news about systemic racism a
Work lives have changed because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Working from home has become the norm for many of us. And some are musing again about four-day work weeks. In this episode of The Long Way, we explore the changing nature of work with Dr
Journalism is about telling the truth, right? Or is it about correcting injustices? Jen Gerson, a Canadian journalist who left regular, paid work in the media to strike out as an independent and outspoken writer and podcaster, has a definite pe
Amid pandemic-related job loss and economic worries, new research suggests there is a sector of Canadian society that plays an important, but often unrecognized, economic role: religion. The Hidden Economy: How Faith Helps Fuel Canada’s GDP, a
When the economy falls apart, other aspects of society are sure to follow. So, how do you rebuild an economy shattered by a long shutdown? Ashley Challinor, vice-president of policy at the Ontario Chamber of Commerce, sheds some light on that
Who is falling through the cracks as pandemic lockdowns drag on? Whom have we forgotten? Jamil Jivani reminds us of those who face extra challenges in life, especially when isolated by a lockdown. With his background as the author of Why Young
Life is full of ethical dilemmas – something that’s only made worse by a pandemic.  Conscience, ethics, and morals all come into play when hospital resources become strained. But it’s not just the doctors and nurses making hard calls. Everyone
Trust is not in short supply in Canada – at least not when it comes to trust in government. Trust levels have skyrocketed during the pandemic according to the Edelman Trust Barometer. But is it a case of easy come, easy go? And will that trust
Happy during a pandemic lock-down? It’s possible. Arthur Brooks, Professor of the Practice of Public Leadership at the Harvard Kennedy School and former president of the American Enterprise Institute explains how. Actually, he’s a podcaster hi
“A combination of worry and gratitude” – That’s how Shachi Kurl, the executive director of the Angus Reid Institute, describes Canadian attitudes during the 2020 coronavirus pandemic. Shachi provides the data to paint the big picture of the c
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