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A daily News, Society and Culture podcast featuring Tamara Khandaker
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A Global News exclusive has revealed new information about WE Charity and the WE Charity Foundation, prompting further questions about the organization and the now-cancelled contract with the Candadian federal government to oversee a massive st
In recent months, public experts are in agreement that wearing a mask in public is one of the only ways we can help slow the spread of COVID-19 in the absence of a treatment or a vaccine. Still, there are tons of people who refuse to wear one,
Kids haven't physically gone to school for months now because of the pandemic. This means that parents who are working from home have been juggling a million different things. But women have been disproportionately impacted by school closures a
It might seem unhinged and farfetched to the average person, but the QAnon movement seems to be gaining traction. Since the start of the pandemic lockdowns, researchers are noticing a huge spike in QAnon content on social media—and a growing pr
The Twitter accounts of some of the world’s most powerful people were hacked on Wednesday in a brazen attack. Hackers took over accounts belonging to Elon Musk, Barack Obama, Bill Gates, and many others, to promote a bitcoin scam. How did this
The Canadian government has been spending huge amounts on financial assistance programs for people and businesses affected by the pandemic. A major one has been the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB), which is $500 a week to help those wh
This week, Ontario is moving into Stage 3 of reopening, which means that more places like indoor bars and gyms are opening. Even though Ontario has been flattening the curve to some extent, a lot of people are concerned that we’re moving too fa
COVID-19 patients are typically split into three categories: those who are infected, those who have recovered, and those who have died. But over the last few months, we’ve been hearing more and more about the thousands of people who don’t fit n
 Justin Trudeau is facing his third investigation by Canada’s ethics watchdog after outcry over a $900 million federal contract awarded to WE Charity. The controversy over the now-cancelled WE Charity government contract ramped up this week aft
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has been downplaying the severity of the COVID-19 pandemic since the start. Then this week, he became one of the 1.6 million people in Brazil to get infected by the virus. Today, we’re talking with journalist
This week, more than 200 scientists wrote an open letter to the World Health Organization urging it to acknowledge mounting evidence that the novel coronavirus is airborne. Today, we’re joined by Dr. Colin Furness, an infection control epidemio
If you’ve been paying attention to conversations happening online about race, you might’ve noticed that the acronym BIPOC is suddenly everywhere. BIPOC stands for Black, Indigenous, and people of colour, and it’s meant to be inclusive and speci
The COVID-19 case count in the U.S. has broken records over the last week. And more than 130,000 there have now died from the virus. Global News’s Washington Bureau Chief Jackson Proskow is back on the show today to talk about how the outbreak
Advocates have been saying for years that police aren’t equipped to deal with mental health crisis calls. They point to a number of wellness checks that have ended up with the person in crisis getting killed. And as we talk about defunding the
In recent weeks, some police unions in the U.S. have been pushing back hard against criticism from the public. And as governments across North America are responding to calls to defund the police, there’s been heightened focus on how powerful t
If you’re lucky enough to still have a job, chances are it has changed pretty drastically if you’re working from home because of the pandemic. And if you’re having to back to your workplace, you might be wondering what you can do if you feel it
There have been renewed efforts to take down statues of historical figures whose legacy includes upholding white supremacy through systems like slavery and colonization. In Canada, there have also been growing calls to rename streets like Dunda
In recent weeks, K-pop fans have come out in droves online to mobilize against anti-Black racism and police brutality, causing a Dallas Police Department app to crash, and overwhelming the #WhiteLivesMatter hashtag with content of their favouri
A lot us have been distracted by things like the pandemic and anti-Black racism, but the Conservative Party leadership campaign has been in full swing. And now we’re reaching the end. Today, we’re joined by Global News’ Chief Political Correspo
In the wake of a number of deaths of Indigenous people during encounters with police in Canada, the RCMP and other police services are being called out, again, for systemic racism. Today, we’re joined by Erick Laming, a  PhD in criminology at t
Last month, British Columbia had the highest number of overdose deaths it has ever seen in a single month. The overdose death rate for the month of May is higher than the overall number of COVID-19 deaths in the province. Today, we’re joined by
On Monday, renowned Filipino journalist Maria Ressa was convicted of cyber libel and faces six years in prison. Ressa and press freedom advocates say her case represents an effort to silence her and other journalists who’ve been critical of Rod
There are a ton of viral videos showing wild animals roaming around big cities, with captions that say “nature is healing.” We’re driving less, flying less, and getting on our bikes and walking more. So, it may feel like the silver lining to th
While the vast majority of the anti-police brutality protests in recent weeks in the U.S. have been peaceful, a lot of attention has been focused on a small number of people who have resorted to looting and property damage. Though some have poi
In the last couple of weeks, journalists of colour are speaking out more than ever about their experiences with racism in the workplace. And they’re also publicly pushing back against content published by their own employers that they see as pr
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