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  • Dr. Kieran Moore from KFL&A Public Health: May 25th, 2020

    Medical Officer of Health from KFL&A Public Health, Dr. Kieran Moore, joined us to discuss if EVERYONE should get tested for COVID-19, whether he feels Kingston is still adhering to proper social distancing, and more.
  • Kingston Philanthropist Brit Smith Turns 100!

    On Wednesday May 13th, 2020, Kingston's Brit Smith turned 100 years old!! Over the years the World War II veteran has donated millions of dollars to so many charities and organizations. We spoke with him about that, the secret to his longevity, and how he celebrated his birthday.
  • Bayridge Secondary Rick Roll Students

    Having fun and staying positive, some of the teachers at Bayridge Secondary School "Rick Rolled" their students and recreated frame by frame the video for Rick Astley's "Never Gonna Give You Up". We spoke with BSS teacher Jon Swaine about how the idea came to be and what went into pulling off such a feat. If you haven't seen it yet, the video is awesome! Check it out https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gZmwz50BUR8&feature=emb_logo
  • Living in the COVID Era - THE NEXT NORMAL

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  • Re-Imagining Recovery - Standing our cities back up in the COVID era.

    The effort to restart and regenerate economies across the country is proving to be more art than science. It’s But it’s a choreography that leans towards improv over planning.  We’ve never faced this before.   So governements, public health authorities and business are having to process this as we go. And there’s only one opportunity to do it right.   How do we do that?   Well, the Toronto Region Board of Trade has laid out a series of measures to help local economies re-open safely.   The report is called RE-IMAGINING RECOVERY….and we’ve assembled our Round Table to explore the ideas.   We are joined by Richard Joy Executive Director Urban Land Institute Toronto, Scott Beck President and CEO Tourism Toronto and Jan De Silva President and CEO Toronto Region Board of Trade  
  • COVID-19 hits Canadian agriculture hard and threatens the food supply chain

    The COVID-19 pandemic has laid bare the areas of neglect and concern that have been hiding in plain view. That includes the matter of FOOD SECURITY. The coronavirus pandemic has only increased the pressure on an already pressured food bank network across Canada. FOOD SECURITY at the dinner table is one thing.   But what about the SECURITY of the FOOD SUPPLY CHAIN? How do we ensure the food we grow gets out of the ground from the farm, onto the truck, to your local grocer and to your front door in this age of COVID?   Keith Currie is the Vice President the Canadian Federation of Agriculture and President of the Ontario Federation of Agriculture. He spoke to us from his office in Collingwood, Ontario  
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