OUTBREAK: The Facts and Fiction of COVID-19

OUTBREAK: The Facts and Fiction of COVID-19

Listen for a breakdown of all the news surrounding the Covid-19 Global Outbreak. We will separate the facts from the fiction.... Show More

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This episode features your COVID questions and we've lined up Dan Riskin, CTV's Senior Science Correpondent and Howard Levitt, employment and labour lawyer with Levitt LLP

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This is DAY 24   of the COVID-19 pandemic.

An unvarnished view of what we should expect in the coming days and weeks in Ontario's fight against COVID-19.

And Ontario’s fight is Canada’s fight

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Here’s what you need to know on Friday, April 3, 2020

Some dire projections from Ontario this afternoon. As promised, Premier Doug Ford and provincial public health officials shared their COVID-19 modelling pro...

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This is DAY 23 of the COVID-19 pandemic.

And Canadians are demanding to see the numbers that governments are seeing. How bad will this outbreak really be?

Here’s what you need to know on Thursday, April 2, 2020

PM Trudeau questioned on COVID-19 projections, implores people to stay home

'You deserve to know': Ontario will release modelling data on 'extremely serious' COVID-19 threat

Canada's COVID-19 cases surpas...

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Today, we begin WEEK 4 on DAY 22 of the COVID-19 pandemic.

And all indications are that the toughest fight is still to come with Public Health officials telling us we should expect little relief from the isolation and physical distancing measures for months…not weeks.

Here’s what you need to know on Wednesday, April 1st, 2020

*Toronto’s top doctor Dr. Eileen de Villa says she wouldn’t expect public health measures will have to rema...

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The COIVD-19 Daily Podcast

 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2020_coronavirus_pandemic_in_Canada#January

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2019%E2%80%9320_coronavirus_pandemic_in_mainland_China

 

 

This is DAY 21 of the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

3 weeks ago, March 10th, Canada had 96 confirmed COVID-19 cases.

Today, at the time of this recording, Canada has nearly 82 hundred cases.

More than half of all Canadian cases to date are in the prov...

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This is DAY 20 of the COVID-19 pandemic.

We are told that what we do or fail to do today to help curb the spread of COVID-19 will be felt three weeks from today.

Three months ago, Canada had 1 confirmed case.

Three weeks ago, Canada reported 96 confirmed cases.

Today, at the time of this recording, Canada has more than 72 hundred cases.

 

Here’s what you need to know on Monday, March 30th, 2020

 

PM Trudeau updates businesses aid e...

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This is DAY 19 of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Here’s what you need to know on Sunday, March 29th, 2020

Prime Minister Trudeau announced new funding to help seniors and children affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. United Way Canada will receive $9 million to distribute to local organizations to support, while Kids Help Phone will receive $7.5 million to bring on additional counsellors.

 

Trudeau also says he will continue his self-isolati...

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March 28 - Welcome to this SPECIAL edition of the COVID-19 Podcast for Bell Media and iHeart Radio.

In this hour we will get into the big questions and issues that we confronted this week in the fight against COVID-19.

While the number of cases continues to rise around the world and across Canada, the health crisis is quickly becoming a financial crisis and this week was all about the money.

So we begin by talking about the bounces...

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This is DAY 18 of the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

Here’s what you need to know on Saturday, March 28th, 2020

 

More travel restrictions in Canada. Prime Minister Trudeau says Canadians with COVID-19 symptoms to be denied boarding on domestic flights and trains

 

Ontario corporations, individuals could face 'staggering' fines for price gouging And Premier Doug Ford says his government is considering a ban on gatherings of more than...

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This is DAY 17 of the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

Here’s what you need to know on Friday, March 27, 2020

 

Ottawa is taking a major step forward to support businesses and workers affected by the COVID-19 outbreak. This might be the best news most Canadians have heard since the pandemic was declared on March 11th. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the federal government is prepared to subsidize salaries to help keep families and businesse...

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This is DAY 16  of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Let’s start with some perspective, 9 months from today is BOXING DAY! How will our holiday family gatherings look 9 months from now? It may well have a lot to do with how we behave today. We know that our actions or inactions will be reflected in the COVID-19 cases and circumstances we face – three from now. What are you doing to help plank the curve?

Here’s what you need to know on Thursda...

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And, we begin WEEK 3….This is DAY 15 of the COVID-19 pandemic.

And today is all about following the money. Ottawa, Ontario, Bay Street and Wall Street make financial and market news, while the numbers of COVID-19 cases continue to soar around the world.

 

Here’s what you need to know on Wednesday, March 25th, 2020

 

The Trudeau government has moved to streamline employment insurance benefits for Canadians who are now unemployed, or...

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This is DAY 14 of the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

We begin with some perspective on the speed of this outbreak. Three weeks ago today, we were all getting used to SPRING AHEAD time change, the Toronto Raptors were hoping to snap a two game losing streak, and it was the first time Ottawa had warned Canadians to avoid non-essential travel to Iran, China, northern Italy and parts of South Korea following a spike in cases in the previous days...

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March 22, 2020 24 min

Municipalities and health care providers across Canada are calling on the federal and provincial governments to take tougher measures in the fight against COVID1-19 – but the Prime Minister insists the time is not right to invoke the Emergencies Act.

Here’s what you need to know on Sunday, March 22, 2020

 

Trudeau says Parliament will resume Tuesday to pass emergency measures

Nova Scotia declares state of emergency, identifies 7 mo...

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We’ll take you into the scrum with Prime Minister Trudeau.

We ask why we continue to count COVID-19 cases in Canada now that it’s in the community.

AND…

Doctors in Italy are warning the world – we need to completely rethink the way we treat COVID patients.

Here’s what you need to know on Saturday, March 21, 2020

PM Trudeau not declaring national state of emergency for COVID-19 yet

https://www.ctvnews.ca/health/coronavirus/trudeau-n...

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What did we learn about COVID-19 in the past week?

We learned that hand washing matters. We learned that social distancing matters. We learned that what we do today will have effects three weeks from today. We also learned that some people aren't paying attention.

Here’s what you need to know on Friday, March 20th, 2020

  • Trudeau unveils new measures to mobilize industry in COVID-19 fight, bring Canadians home
  • Trudeau also announc...
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    As we enter week two of COVID-19 pandemic Ottawa and Washington are in the process of tightening border and travel restrictions. The Ontario legislature passed emergency measures to support workers who will be affected by the outbreak. Italy's death toll has exceeded China's. Canada's auto makers say they are prepared to provide resources, staff and facilities to help manufacture much needed ventilators.

    FACT OR FICTION...

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    Coming up…The latest measures Ottawa is taking to curb COVID-19.

    How it’s affecting major manufacturing in North America?

    How does COVID-19 affect pregnant women?

    And we’ll have a special ROUND TABLE discussion with Catherine Swift, former President and CEO of the Canadian Federation of Independent Business, and Marketing Strategist Tony Chapman of Tony Chapman Reactions.

     

    Here’s what you need to know on Wednesday, March 18th, 202...


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