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Mar 31, 2022

How can we afford NOT to do all we can to eliminate poverty, when pre-COVID estimates suggest poverty costs the province of Ontario $33 billion every year.

In this episode of the Daily Brief, we highlight the 2030 Project. It's a podcast we produced with the Daily Bread Food Bank team in Toronto. The series is focused...

Mar 29, 2022

If an election were held a year ago in Ontario, Doug Ford's Progressive Conservatives would have had their hands full holding onto government. Now, it looks like Ford is poised to waltz into another majority government.

Yes, yes. Campaigns matter and we'll get the final details on election day - June 2. But right now,...

Mar 28, 2022

If you're a regulare listener to the DAILY BRIEF, you will know my daughter, Erin, and I produce abroad range of branded podcasts for companies, not-for-profits, thought leaders and educators. Check out the offering at

In this episode of the Daily Brief, we step away from the "news of the day" to...

Mar 25, 2022

Masks are no longer mandatory in most public space in Ontario. And a week into it, some places are either no masks or all masks.

I was in a couple of auto dealerships this week and nearly NO ONE wore a mask (I did). Then earlier today, nearly EVERYONE was masked in the local grocery store.

Today on the Daily Brief, we...

Mar 25, 2022

The University of Ottawa’s Faculty of Law is taking mooting to the metaverse. The project was borne during the COVID pandemic, which restricted access and created procedural challenges for the courts.

It looks cool. It sound cool. But is it workable?

The universtiy will stage a moot trial session in a virtual reality...