The Social Podcast

The Social Podcast

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October 27, 2020 23 min
Today on The Social, fresh off her byelection win, Marci Ien returns to talk about why she chose to enter federal politics, her hopes for the future and the lessons she’s learned throughout her groundbreaking career and time on the show.
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October 26, 2020 22 min
Today on The Social, what should be done about the record breaking number of COVID-19 infections in some parts of the country? Then, rumour has it Queen Elizabeth is demanding Meghan and Harry come home for Christmas. And, Borat is back. Dos this type of comedy help or hurt in politically divisive times? Plus, the moment we all realized…we’re old.
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October 23, 2020 41 min
Today on an All-Talk edition of The Social, who won the final debate between U.S. President Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden? Then, what should you consider if your partner wants a ‘hall pass?’ And, Kawhi Leonard’s teammates are reportedly unhappy about his special privileges. Should stars always get star treatment? Then, do we underestimate the benefits of playing video games? And, would you book a trip without knowin...
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Today on The Social, will change come to the Catholic Church now that Pope Francis has come out in support of same-sex civil unions? Then, do face masks help with social anxiety? Plus, the tallest apple pie of all time gets roasted online.
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Today on The Social, country music star Brett Kissel joins us to discuss what it would look like if our friendships, rather than our marriages, were at the centre of our lives. And, can you be with the right person, at the wrong time? Then, how to strike a balance between keeping your kids safe but not scared.
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October 21, 2020 9 min
The hosts sit down with comedian and actor Howie Mandel to discuss his new documentary, “Howie Mandel: But, Enough About Me.” They also chat about how he’s coping during the pandemic, the art of mastering TikTok and being a BTS super fan!
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October 20, 2020 23 min
Today on The Social, there’s outrage from students at the University of Ottawa after professors signed a letter in defense of a colleague who was suspended for using the N-word in class. The letter says there should be room for debate in a classroom. Is there room for this debate at universities? And, is a silent breakfast a good way to start your day? Then, can ‘New Yorker’ writer Jeffrey Toobin live down that Zoom incident? Plus,...
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October 19, 2020 21 min
Today on The Social, escalating violence and growing calls for the government to intervene in the dispute between Indigenous and commercial fishing rights. Then, what’s a parent to do if their only child is desperate for a sibling? And, Sharon Stone says men and women have different levels of emotional maturity, even later in life. Plus, Jennifer Lopez needs ninety beauty products before she’ll agree to perform for you.
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October 16, 2020 41 min
Today on an All-Talk edition of The Social, the U.S. election is just weeks away and millions of first-time voters are getting their information from TikTok. Should we be concerned about the reliability of this information? And, we debate a move by Yelp to introduce a new feature to label businesses accused of racist behaviour. Then, is there joy in aging? Plus, Gal Gadot has been cast as Cleopatra but some people are saying the ro...
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Today on The Social, a married man caught kissing his much younger co-star, a staged photo shoot and a handwritten note insisting his marriage is still strong. We dish on the gossip story everyone needed. And, is the male midlife crisis real? Then, does being optimistic about the pandemic help you cope, even when it’s not realistic? Plus, how will you celebrate Halloween now that Dr. Theresa Tam says there’s no need to cancel?  
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October 14, 2020 24 min
Today on The Social, Kelly Clarkson recently revealed her young kids see therapists to help them cope with her divorce. Do we need to have more open conversations about putting kids in therapy? Then, a new consumer debt survey found nearly 70-percent of Generation Z are unable to cover their living expenses. What needs to be done to help the youngest people in the workforce? And, how an Indigenous death doula training program is he...
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October 14, 2020 9 min
The hosts sit down with legendary singer-songwriter Jon Bon Jovi to discuss his recently released album, how music brings people together and how he and his family are coping during the pandemic.
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Today on The Social, did Bill Burr go too far saying white women have “hijacked the woke movement?” And, is criticism warranted when celebrities open up about their fitness journeys? Then, should public health officials be more transparent about which workplaces are hit hardest by COVID-19? Plus, will crying help you through the pandemic?
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Today on an All-Talk edition of The Social, what exactly was behind Tomi Lahren’s dig at Joe Biden’s mask? And, one woman asks if she should get rid of a scrapbook about her ex-husband for the sake of her new relationship. Plus, a look at the creative ways singles are dating during the pandemic. And, is it wrong to wake up your sleeping partner when big news breaks? Plus, should we reconsider teenage restrictions on social media as...
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October 8, 2020 18 min
Today on The Social, Gabrielle Miller from ‘Corner Gas Animated,’ joins us to weigh in on who won the U.S. Vice Presidential debate – Mike Pence, Kamala Harris or the fly. Then, do you consider the sound of someone’s voice when dating? And, a conversation about the challenges interracial couples face in Canada.
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October 8, 2020 31 min
The hosts are joined by Filipino-American journalist and the CEO of news organization Rappler, Maria Ressa. They discuss how the pandemic has impacted the war on drugs in the Philippines, how social media platforms have altered the news media landscape, how she's coping with the possibility of jail time and whether democracy is dead.
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Today on The Social, what needs to come next after Quebec premier François Legault publicly apologized to the family of Joyce Echaquan, the Atikamekw woman who died in a Joliette hospital after enduring racist insults from the staff. Then, how do you know when is the right time to have kids? And, can you stay friends with someone if you have feelings for them? Plus, Mariah Carey says she’s earned the right to be high maintenance. I...
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Today on The Social, many questions remain about the U.S. President’s health, his behaviour and his message to the Americans downplaying the threat of COVID-19. Then, is it time for Canadians to get honest about how they were able to afford a house? And, ‘Succession’ star Brian Cox won’t accept last-minute script changes from writers after his bedtime. Is this a fair way to balance life and work? Plus, a karaoke bar in Hamilton, On...
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Today on The Social , ‘The Daily Show’ comedian Roy Wood Jr. joins us to discuss the mixed messages we’re getting about U.S. President Donald Trump’s health. And, critics are saying SNL played it too safe with their season opener. What is the role of comedy during times like these? Then should the NFL season be cancelled after more COVID-19 outbreaks are reported? Plus, Kylie Jenner’s daughter sports a designer backpack valued at $...
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Today on an All-Talk edition of The Social, how will Donald Trump’s coronavirus diagnosis affect the election? And, Sienna Miller revealed that the late Chadwick Boseman donated some of his salary to help her get her desired pay rate on the film “21 bridges.” Is it fair to expect men to help close the wage gap? Then, can a boss ask their employees to spend their entire work days on a video call to mimic the office environment? And,...
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Melissa Grelo
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Cynthia Loyst
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Marci Ien
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