Candice Malcolm is the founder and editor and chief of True North, an independent, non-governmental, non-partisan organization that conducts research and investigative journalism into important public issues in Canada. She is an author, an investigative journalist, and a nationally syndicated columnist with the Toronto Sun.
Jian "Jeff" Guo is a computer scientist and engineer. He is also a mixed martial artist, painter, and a singer.In this episode we discuss the afterlife from an agnostic/Buddhist perspective, traditional medicine, the sex industry, gun laws in Canada, and police brutality.
Igor Gontcharov is a policy analyst currently working for the Canadian Federal Government. His focus is on the promotion of science and results based policy over emotionally driven policy.
Mount Saint Vincent University (MSVU) in Halifax recently came under criticism because a non-indigenous scholar, Martha Walls, was chosen to teach Selected Topics in North American History: Residential Schools. Consequently, the university called for a meeting between Indigenous faculty and staff and Martha Walls to "discuss a way forward".
Evaluating a piece of information's validity is an essential Twenty-First Century skill with society simultaneously experiencing an information age and rise in anti-intellectualism. Google searches produce hordes of pieces written by pseudo-professionals doling out medical advice, commentary on international affairs, and capitalizing on historical conspiracy theories, like the TV series, Hunting Hitler.