🎧 This Campfire that is Canada

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🎧 This Campfire that is Canada

E10: Carol Offcoloration>: This Campfire that is Canada

Everyone has their net origin myth. Whether or no longer that used to be crossing a sea, or transferring round Turtle Island, we every have our net origin that brought us right here. So why we effect we make someone in actuality feel fancy an outsider? In her Focus on, Carol Offcoloration> urges us to take cling of a step encourage and witness at where we got right here from. On this time as soon as we are going to’t salvage on a airplane, scoot back and forth to glance cherished ones, or open our next lumber, we are going to quit connected by sharing experiences from diversified cases and diversified locations. To establish with a stranger and encourage make life reasonably less complicated. Carol Off is a journalist and host of CBC’s As It Occurs.

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E9: Teva Harrisoncoloration>: Appreciating the Tiny Day after day Successes

In a world alive to about on the spot gratification, Teva Harrison reminds us that there might be probably in the smooth moments, the ones without targets or points in time. She urges us to witness at nature and admire the minute successes of day after day: the kindness of a stranger, a possibility to effect a valid deed, a snigger shared with a chum—these are all achievements. Harrison compares the belief of our probably to plant life that develop after the snow melts away, our actions determining as soon as we are going to blossom. Teva Harrisoncoloration>, used to be an award-profitable writer and graphic artist and he or she spoke at The Walrus Talks Success in 2018. Although we lost her to most cancers in 2019, she continues to encourage with her words and her art.

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E8: Andrew Boozarycoloration>: Housing and the Pathologies of Poverty

Is there a straight line between healthcare and housing in Canada? Andrew Boozarycoloration> is a prime care doctor who has an on the bottom viewpoint on healthcare in Canada as we navigate this pandemic. In his Focus on, he has plenty to order about that line, where we plunge short and the magnification of those failures when confronted with a virus. Boozary is also the Executive Director for social medication and inhabitants health at the College Health Network.

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E7: Valérie Plantecoloration>: Is there Privilege in Pandemic Occasions?

As the climate outdoors becomes snowier and the holidays technique, it will get less complicated to thought privilege – correct in entrance of our eyes. The warmth dwelling, family gatherings (no extra than 10), the power to give items. But, what’s no longer so uncomplicated to glance are the paunchy shelters, the nursing properties that might well per chance’t have company, and long traces for the meals monetary institution. At a time as soon as we’re all struggling at diversified phases, effect we now have gotten ability to dig deeper for of us which might well doubtless be struggling extra? Valérie Plantecoloration> is the mayor of Montreal and he or she spoke at The Walrus Talks at Residence at the Broadbent Institute’s 2020 Development Gala in November.

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E6: Shari Austincoloration>: We Need More Canadians

Canadians represent 0.48% of the worldwide inhabitants, and we’re heading in the right direction to salvage even smaller on the world’s stage. In her verbalize, Shari Austin proposes that Canada’s inhabitants needs to triple in no longer up to 100 years. If it doesn’t the country is also going through an onslaught of commercial complications. So what effect we effect? Shari Austincoloration> is a specialist and historic CEO of Century Initiative, she spoke at The Walrus Talks Disruption in 2018.

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E5: Hilary Blackcoloration> and the Fight to Legalize Hashish

It wasn’t that long previously that hashish used to be unlawful in Canada. To many detractors, it used to be considered as a drug that promotes laziness, as an replacement of a dependable medication that might well per chance minimize struggling. But tens of hundreds of Canadians have regained their ability to aim thanks to medical marijuana. Participants that have been as soon as bedridden are now going outdoors, fiddling with their childhood, and drowsing at night. So called “standard” actions are made that that it is probably you’ll per chance well affirm all over again through staunch exercise of medical marijuana. Hilary Blackcoloration> is the Chief Advocacy Officer at Conceal Enhance.

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E4: Julie S. Lalondecoloration> and the (miserable) Canadian Conversation

Canadians infrequently congratulate themselves on being “better” when put next to diversified worldwide locations… More democratic, much less violent, extra birth to fresh tips… but…when subjects fancy racism, violence against females, and sexual abuse salvage brought up, the room – and the Zoom, goes restful.Julie S. Lalondecoloration> is a females’s rights indicate and public educator.

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E3: Cherise Burdacoloration> and the Price of Advise, Advise, Advise

Our significant about where of us dwell and why has been entirely flipped by this pandemic, but it certainly might well doubtless also correct as without complications flip correct encourage if a vaccine becomes readily on hand. In 2015, of us have been speeding to the metropolis, giving up mammoth homes and mammoth yards for minute condos and convenience. The price of their time spent commuting to and from the metropolis outweighed the advantages of dwelling in the suburbs. Now, mid-pandemic, of us are leaving the metropolis in herds. A long way-off work has modified the strategy of us dwell, and in the slay, where they dwell. What’s the splendid mark of where you dwell, and what’s going to you quit so that you just can build time and money? Cherise Burdacoloration> is the Executive Director of Metropolis Building, at Ryerson College.

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E2: Kaite Burkholder Harriscoloration> and the Context of the Homeless

That you can’t verbalize about properties and housing without speaking about homelessness. It’s a challenge that has plagued Canada for too long. Short term alternate suggestions can no longer eradicate a challenge so deeply rooted in our society. In her verbalize, Kaite Burkholder Harriscoloration> says that the solution is to witness at fixing the context, as an replacement of the particular person. Burkholder Harris is Executive Director of the Alliance to Discontinue Homelessness in Ottawa.

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E1: Yann LeCuncoloration> Artificial Intelligence VS Cats

We prepare machines for a particular job and they’ll be very staunch at this particular job, in actuality, better than humans infrequently, but you alter the duty correct reasonably bit and they fail. Intelligence, it seems, is laborious to recreate. Yann LeCuncoloration> is a CIFAR fellow, an AI Engineer and a VP at Fb.

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Season Two Teaser

Season Two of The Conversation Share launches this week, and with The Walrus Talks at Residence in paunchy swing, we now have gotten even extra tips (in no longer up to 10 minutes) to treat your ears to. This season we’ll hear from the longest serving World Olympic Committee member, Dick Pound, CBC’s Carol Off and Vice President and Chief Artificial Intelligence scientist at Fb, Yann LeCun.

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E30: Adrian Owencoloration> on the Line Between Existence and Dying

It’s laborious no longer lose ourselves in our net thoughts, especially in a protracted notify of isolation and not using a terminate in undercover agent. How many company have you lost touch with since this all started? How are you maintaining hope alive except we’re be ready to in actuality feel those connections all over again? Right here is CIFAR fellow and UWO professor Adrian Owencoloration>.

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E29: Atom Egoyancoloration> on Assimilation and the Wondrous Gift of Canadian Citizenship

Participants from all the procedure through the world name Canada dwelling, weaving collectively cultures from across the globe to create the Canadian identification. But, with this blended cultural identification that we’re so joyful with, what does it mean to realize your net cultural history? Is it time to redefine multiculturalism? Filmmaker Atom Egoyancoloration> spoke at The Walrus Talks National Tour: We Desire a Higher Nation in May of 2017.

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E28: Paige Raibmoncoloration> on Personal Identification

Studying requires exploration of one’s identification, and according to our next speaker, this is a First Participants’s precept of studying that applies to all of us. So on this global day of translation, and at the moment as soon as we are going to’t greet every diversified in particular person and with bodily contact, this is a possibility to be in contact better with every diversified. To establish every diversified and ourselves with clarity and humility. Right here is Paige Raibmoncoloration>, CIFAR fellow and professor in the Division of Historical previous at UBC and he or she spoke at The Walrus Talks Boundaries in 2019.

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E27: Dr. Deena Hinshawcoloration> on the Network of Humanity in the Face of a Virus

We’ve all had to alternate and adapt in diversified ways in the center of the coronavirus pandemic. Dr. Deena Hinshawcoloration> is the Chief Scientific Officer of Health for the Province of Alberta and has been the trusted insist for Albertans in the center of the pandemic, flippantly delivering day to day briefings on the virus. And telling Albertans what measures they must take cling of to forestall the spread of COVID-19. One amongst one of the best lessons of those previous several months has been how a public health crisis can affect the technique we dwell. Dr. Deena Hinshaw used to be the keynote speaker at our newest Management Dialogue board match.

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E26: Brenda Andresscoloration>: Girls Belong in Sports

Sports is a traditional language on this planet. From Halifax to Hydrabad, Nunavut to Nairobi. And what also seems weirdly standard is the help of guys’s teams over females’s. As a exchange of wallowing in this gargantuan discrepancy, Brenda Andresscoloration> desires us to glance it as a put to develop from. A rallying shout to mobilize in help of females in sports. Brenda Andresscoloration> is the everyday commissioner of the Canadian Girls’s Hockey League, she spoke at The Walrus Talks Girls of Distinction.

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E25: Annie Kiddercoloration> on Growing Resilient Communities Thru Training

As many childhood head off to school – in no topic make that takes for them in the center of a virus – it’s uncomplicated to pass off the self-discipline of education to the particular humans alive to – the of us, the childhood and the teachers. But according to Annie Kiddercoloration>, all of us must be significant about instructing the next generation of Canadians. Annie Kiddercoloration> is the Executive Director of Participants for Training and he or she spoke at The Walrus Talks Resilience in 2014.

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E24: Noor Nagacoloration> and the Muslim Mistress

Writing is a accountability in many ways, most likely none extra so than as soon as we mediate about the cultural expectations inherent in writing as a minority – of any form. As a girl, as LGBTQ, as a particular person of coloration, as a particular person with a incapacity. As writers, what’s our accountability to the remainder of our culture? And why does it seem so great heavier than that of CIS-male writers? Noor Nagacoloration> is a writer and a poet and he or she spoke at The Walrus Talks “The Future of the Arts,” in 2018.

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E23: Corb Lundcoloration>: Desire Trumps Natural Talent

Natural ability is overrated – no longer no longer up to according to singer-songwriter Corb Lundcoloration>. He works laborious to create it and believes that work – that constant challenge to focal level and refine – is what separates the artists from the relaxation. And that art itself must be accessible to all americans, even the of us that don’t peek country song as art.

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E22: Emma Donoghuecoloration>: Seven Ways Creativity is Admire Intercourse

We’re all inventive creatures, but what effect we effect when our creativity feels stalled? Join us in this hilarious pillow verbalize with the muses as Emma Donoghuecoloration> shares the mischievous, stressful, intriguing, unexpected aspects of creativity and the ways we are going to help our connection to making the issues we fancy. Right here is Emma Donoghuecoloration> from The Walrus Talks Creativity in London, Ontario.

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E21: Lauren Voisincoloration> on Growing Get entry to to Technology for Younger Minds

Lauren Voisincoloration> used to be a scientist, innovator, entrepreneur, and all sooner than she graduated high college. When she used to be entirely 8 years outdated, Lauren founded her net robotics firm. By age 13, Lauren used to be a U.N. speaker. She used to be a champion of much less pricey salvage admission to to perceive-how and stable web for Canadian childhood. She believed in introducing childhood to subjects fancy robotics and coding early on. She handed in April, but with the Lauren Foundation, her legacy continues to encourage younger females to innovate and create.

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E20: Waneek Horn-Millercoloration> the Hope-Maker

It’s laborious, as we scoot into the triple digits of days that some of us have been at dwelling, atmosphere except for company and society, to retain hope. When Olympian Waneek Horn-Millercoloration> talks about the health disorders endured by the Indigenous of us of Canada, she emphasises that hope is what will get her through. Her mother taught her that. She used to be a Hope-maker.

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E19: Bif Nakedcoloration>: a Failing Kidney and a Lifetime of Optimism

Anger is considered one of those emotions that transcends age, breeze, and political affiliation. Everyone is infected. Feeling trapped in a world pandemic will effect that to you. But we are going to salvage so caught up in expressing our madden. To steadiness that, doubtless our optimism has to be depraved. Almost unreasonable… for the explanation that flawed issues in our lives are extra realistic than we know, instructing us lessons we might well doubtless also simply no longer peek. Right here’s singer-songwriter Bif Nakedcoloration> at The Walrus Talks Quality of Existence.

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E18: Ritu Bhasincoloration> on Noticing Differences and Asking About Them

The boundaries to building inclusion can in actuality feel insurmountable. Especially when of us are attempting to be politically staunch by ignoring variations. In step with inclusion educated Ritu Bhasincoloration>, we now have gotten to witness the variations between us and be taught about them, as an replacement of explain that they exist.

Ritu Bhasincoloration> is a speaker, author, and a Management & Inclusion Specialist and he or she spoke at The Walrus Talks Resilience.

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E17: Mustafa Ahmedcoloration> and the Invisible Disabilities

Perchance it used to be less complicated to manual clear of heated debates sooner than we have been all dwelling underneath pandemic tips. And even this is correct the of our minute bubbles of safety, but as soon as we now have gotten diversified opinions.. getting caught up in Twitter arguments or disagreeing with family members, it’s uncomplicated to brush apart what the diversified particular person is going through. On this verbalize, Mustafa Ahmedcoloration> reminds us that human rights birth with human and that correct because disabilities fancy psychological health are reputedly invisible, they’re peaceful very great disabilities we desire to be responsive to.

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E16: Zita Cobbcoloration> on Economics for Belonging

One thing that will get brought into stark focal level at a time fancy this is the mark of issues. The price of being ready to hug a chum you haven’t considered in a in point of fact long time. The price of being ready to assemble a dwelling from dwelling and quit obvious. The price of adapting to this fresh atmosphere. Zita Cobbcoloration>, founder & CEO of the Shorefast Foundation, spoke about the inherent mark of issues versus what they’re financially valued at and the significance of belonging.

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E15: Amanda Parriscoloration> on the Apprehension of Being Forgotten

Amanda Parriscoloration> is a playwright and the host of CBC’s, Exhibitionists and Marvin’s Room and he or she spoke about her dismay of being forgotten by a culture that seems to carry near omit experiences fancy the ones that she tells and amplifies. How does denial have an affect on us in our particular particular person lives, and what effect we effect to clear up Canada’s Collective Amnesia?

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E14: Eva Greyeyescoloration>: Range and Inclusion Are Now not the Identical

We’ve been speaking about Inclusion and Range as a society for what feels fancy and not using a slay in sight, with cramped success in addressing both. But 2020 is shaping up to be a year of action and as Eva Greyeyescoloration> will notify you, it’s time to quit taking a glimpse to the previous, and focal level on the long hotfoot – Resurgence as an replacement of Reconciliation. Eva Greyeyescoloration> is Nêhiyaw, from Muskeg Lake Cree Nation, and used to be a grade 11 student when she gave this verbalize.

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E13: Brittany Andrew-Amofahcoloration> on Tales of Marginalization in a With out discover Rising Metropolis

As Canadians from Halifax to Vancouver deliver against police brutality and racial discrimination, many are asking how effect we make the major jump from requires justice to a tangible alternate in policing that saves lives? In 2019, Brittany Andrew-Amofahcoloration> spoke about the vitality of local government that is in overall overpassed — and underestimated. If cities beget marginalized communities of their programs of governance, might well doubtless also we terminate police brutality in this country and not using a slay in sight?

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E12: Desmond Colecoloration> on a Future With out Police

Across the country, Canadians are taking to the streets, protesting police violence. And whereas some are calling for reforms, others are questioning the necessity for police altogether. Journalist, activist and author Desmond Colecoloration> no longer too long previously tweeted that as soon as he gave this verbalize in 2017, he used to be unnerved to indicate a cop-free future in a room that integrated the Governor-Commonplace and members of the militia, RCMP, and local police.

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E11: Samantha Reuschcoloration> on Provocative Younger Participants to the Table of Democracy

It’s unimaginable to fail to spot the everyday thread in the pictures of deliver on all our displays at the show time. Participants have reached their limit. And despite a world pandemic, they’re gathering in deliver. Criticism will always follow deliver, and much of the criticism is aimed at the so-called childhood. Samantha Reuschcoloration> from Apathy is Uninteresting spoke about along with teenagers in civic dialogue and taking a glimpse round for who is no longer in the room.

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E10: Rupi Kaurcoloration> on the Bridge Between Authenticity and Resilience

Resilience shall be about coming to phrases with the obstacles in entrance of you. As we minimize touching and prepare social isolation, it’s starting up to in actuality feel fancy no longer no longer up to section of this ride can have to turned into section of our and not using a slay in sight ride. Rupi Kaurcoloration> spoke about the vitality of resilience in her net life.

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E9: Janice Tagcoloration> on How the Arts Are Our Lifeboat

Artists can’t give you a vaccine or notify leaders the correct procedure to reopen the financial system. But they effect give you Netflix to binge-look, song for your day to day walks and books to distract you. Janice Tagcoloration>, president of the Banff Centre, talks about why we flip to the humanities in cases of crisis. 

E8: The Mother of all Episodes

These are some of our Walrus Talks that remind us of the powerful aim moms play and the procedure their delight in can shape our future. Author Lisa Moorecoloration> talks about conversations between moms and daughters, musician Pierre Kwenderscoloration> reflects on the vitality of the matriarchs in his life and with her little one in her fingers, artist Lido Pimientacoloration> describes the long hotfoot of the humanities.

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E7: Kamran Khancoloration> on Infectious Diseases and an Early Warning

Can we innovate through adversity? Dr. Kamran Khancoloration> thinks so. He’s the founding father of BlueDot, a tech firm that works with doctors and AI to predict outbreaks and song the spread of infectious illness. He is aware of what it takes to adapt to an perilous future and the types of questions we now have gotten to have in thoughts sooner than we make our next moves.

E6: Margaret Atwoodcoloration> on the Future of All the pieces, or Lack Thereof

When Margaret Atwood’scoloration> dystopic worlds birth to appear in our staunch lives, we know we’re in trouble. Canada’s oracular writer has written one of the main scariest scenarios for our future. But she herself has hope. One thing that we desire when confronted with a world-huge pandemic and not using a terminate in undercover agent.

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E5: Vivek Venkateshcoloration> on Coming to Terms with Hate

Physical distancing has staunch-world repercussions, and barely that comes out in expressions of dismay or hate. Concordia College’s Vivek Venkateshcoloration> lost his cousin in the bombing of Air India Flight 182 in 1985 so he understands why of us include extremism and hateful rhetoric. He also understands what it takes to turned into accepting and compassionate.

E4: Jennifer McGrathcoloration> on The put You Are dwelling and How That Results You

How well effect your neighbours? Doubtlessly technique better than you did about a months previously. In step with Concordia’s Jennifer Mcgrathcoloration>, your neighbourhood can have a smooth affect for your health. And she must perceive. She’s an Affiliate Professor in the Division of Psychology and Director of the Pediatric Public Health Psychology Lab at Concordia College (www.pphplab.org) and holds the PERFORM Centre Chair in Childhood Preventive Health and Knowledge Science.

E3: Christa Couturecoloration> on the Un-Optimized Existence

In every single put we scoot, we’re confronted by the language of betterment. All the pieces in your life must be optimized. Your Insta experiences, your smoothies and even your days off must be stuffed with wellness. But what if feeling better is no longer an possibility?

E2: Shelagh Rogerscoloration> on Being a Higher Listener

In a time as soon as we’re confining ourselves to our properties to quit a rapid-spreading virus, we now have gotten to quit tuned in to what our communities are announcing. Shelagh Rogerscoloration> is a inclined of CBC Radio, who has been at the forefront of Canadian arts, culture and society for a protracted time. But in the Focus on you’re about to hear to, she explores one explicit instance of listening that goes previous standard conversation.

E1: André Picardcoloration>: Loneliness is the Excellent Poverty

André Picardcoloration> has been a health journalist for The Globe and Mail for extra than three decades, and has written about SARS, MERS and lots heaps of health threats. He’s also talked about a health self-discipline that is also collateral trouble as all of us self-isolate from COVID-19: the lethality of loneliness.