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“Elder Care”

“Elder Care”

Bill talks with Bob and Norma Silverstein, Cape Breton patient advocates with parents who experienced tragic circumstances in care. Norma’s parents, now passed, were married for 70 years and could not be placed in same nursing home, and her father died of sepsis...
“Ethical Meat?”

“Ethical Meat?”

Part two of our discussion of ethical meat deals with the shift that happens when you change from a meat based diet to a plant based diet. In this episode Bill sits down with David Baxter who, along with his family, is making a transition from raising his own animals...
“A Simple Matter of Justice”

“A Simple Matter of Justice”

A Simple Matter of Justice. On March 21st, Abdoul Abdi will learn whether he will be deported back to Somalia, a country he has never been to. Born in Saudi Arabia to a Somalian mother, Abdi arrived in Canada at the age of 6, lived in 31 different foster homes...
“Ethical Meat”

“Ethical Meat”

Bill sits down with Rae Lutz, and her daughter Megan Rand, from Pasture Hill Farms, and Lil MacPherson, food activist and owner of the Wooden Monkey restaurants to talk about ethical meat. They tackle everything from animal rights, to the environmental impact of...
“The Potcast”

“The Potcast”

Marijuana. The Canadian government is set to legalize it in 2018. Bill sat down with Chris Enns from Farm Assists, and Carl Morgan of Scotia Green Inc. to discuss legalization, recreational use, government control over distribution, and their first hand experiences as...
“Food Insecurity”

“Food Insecurity”

  Food Insecurity, our first episode, is all about a silent epidemic that permeates our communities and diminishes all of us with its insidious debilitating effects on far too many of our most vulnerable. We are talking with Jackie Torrens, a film maker and courageous...