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Sep 6, 2022

Hope you enjoyed what was a glorious summer in this part of the world! With the unofficial turn towards Autumn, we're launching a raft of new shows at Story Studio Network and we're beefing up The Daily Brief!
Starting Monday, September 12th, we are re-launching this show. It will be called NOW&NEXT and it will...

Jul 22, 2022

Today on The Daily Brief, if we’re going to have any hope of tackling poverty, there needs to be a “floor” that provides income stability.

It leads us to the main question in this episode of the 2030 Project.

What role can a basic, guaranteed income play in the ongoing mission to reduce, if not eliminate poverty?

Jul 22, 2022

In this episode of the Daily Brief, we’re going to find out more about the FORGOTTEN POOR – they are working age singles who are three times more likely to live in poverty than the average Canadian.

Jul 22, 2022

In this episode of The Daily Brief, we explore the WELFARE WALL.

It refers to the unintended consequence of social support programs  that effectively discourages people from supplementing their pension, their welfare or social assistance cheques with a part time job.

Thousands of individuals with serious disabilities...

Jul 15, 2022

To hear the official Rogers explanation, the nationwide system failure that cascaded across the country last Friday happened during a maintenance update.

I'm no IT expert, but I know enough to know that maintenance updates are routine.

How could the "routine" have caused such a collosal collapse?

Today on The Daily...