Dr. Danielle Martin, family physician and vice-president of Medical Affairs and Health System Solutions at the Women’s College Hospital, joins host Aaron Reynolds to explain how Canada’s health care system works, how it came to be, and what challenges it faces in adapting to changes in modern medicine.
Host Sarah Turnbull sits down with Susan Delacourt, national columnist and Ottawa bureau chief at the Toronto Star and David Reevely, news editor at The Canadian Press to talk about the week’s headlines. Topics include: U.S. President Donald Trump’s address to the nation regarding the proposed wall at the U.S./Mexico border, the Liberal’s impending cabinet shuffle following MP Scott Brison’s retirement announcement, and former Prime Minister Kim Campbell’s profanity on Twitter.
Commissioner of Official Languages, Raymond Théberge, joins host Aaron Reynolds to discuss how and why Canada became a bilingual country, what it means to our national identity, and why it’s important to preserve those laws both federally and provincially.
On Wednesday, December 12th, Canada 2020 hosted a live event with Ben Rhodes in our Ottawa studio space. His Q&A with Jodi Butts, presented here, covers his new book, The World as It Is, his time as deputy national security advisor to Barack Obama, and transitioning into life after the White House.
Host Sarah Turnbull invites in Marie-Danielle Smith of the National Post and Murad Hemmadi of The Logic to discuss: the geopolitical tensions brewing between the U.S., China, and Canada caused initially by the arrest of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou, saying goodbye to Parliament Hill’s Centre Block building for a decade-long renovation, and Kevin Hart’s decision to step down from hosting the Oscars.
On this special episode of Explain Like I’m Five, host Aaron Reynolds visits Parliament Hill to speak with the Curator of the House of Commons Johanna Mizgala about the history and significance of the Centre Block building, shortly before it closes for a decade-long renovation.
Former U.S. Ambassador to Canada, Bruce Heyman, joins host Alex Paterson to discuss Trump’s impact on the Canada-U.S. allyship, and why he’s dedicated much of his time since leaving his post to preserving the relationship.