The Social Podcast

The Social Podcast

Missed The Social on air today? Catch the show’s fiery discussions and debates with Melissa Grelo, Cynthia Loyst, Lainey Lui and correspondent Jess Allen! You don't want to miss it.

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July 23, 2021 18 min
Today on The Social, after all the challenges our Olympic athletes have faced, is just getting to Tokyo enough of a success or is it all about making it on to the podium? And, should a multi-million dollar house be torn down because it was accidentally built too close to the road and doesn’t match the neighbourhood? Then, a former candidate for the Nova Scotia Liberals says she was forced to drop out of the race over ‘boudoir photo...
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Today on The Social, should you tone down your beauty treatments for the sake of your child’s body image? Then, should you ask about your inheritance, for planning purposes? And, should you work out on vacation? Plus, is 9:30 am too early to mow on the lawn on a weekend?
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Today on The Social, the most hotly anticipated events at the Olympics. And, the off-court feud between Naomi Osaka and Megyn Kelly. Then, why older adults are choosing to live apart from their partners!?
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July 20, 2021 21 min
Today on The Social, what to expect in Prince Harry’s memoir. Then, the ethics surrounding deepfakes in documentaries and would you say ‘I do’ to wedding traditions?
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Today on The Social, should Big Tech be dealt with like Big Tobacco? And, why indoor dining serves up a uniquely tasty experience. Then, I’ll be there for you - ?how real-life friendships differ from what we see on TV.
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Today on an All-Talk Edition of The Social, could you work a job you didn’t enjoy? Tennis star Nick Kyrgios says the sport isn’t his first love, and eventually he would like to do something else. And, should you be honest with your partner about their looks? Then, should workplaces make different demands of parents, single parents and non-parents? And, is the future of job hunting on TikTok? Plus, does reality TV help get us throug...
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July 15, 2021 16 min
Today on The Social, Britney Spears has won the authority to appoint her own lawyer in a bid to end her 13 year conservatorship. And, what’s driving the ‘Great Resignation’ trend?? ?
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Lainey and Jess sit down with NDP MP Mumilaaq Qaqqaq. They discuss her experience as a politician, whether or not she felt conflicted about joining a federal institution, her reaction to Prime Minister Trudeau calling parliament dysfunctional, why she doesn’t like being called “brave” and what she plans on doing once she steps away from politics.
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Today on The Social, should you need a vaccine passport to go to a restaurant, or a concert, or travel to other provinces? Then, the problem with a ‘hollering husband’ who starts conversations by calling out from other parts of the house. And, the new show ‘Sex/Life’ has people questioning how important is sex in a relationship. Plus, is macaroni and cheese ice cream the ultimate comfort food? And, is the Kool-Aid man the jar or th...
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July 13, 2021 20 min
Today on The Social, Canadian officials and doctors are reassuring Canadians that mixing and matching COVID-19 vaccines is safe and effective after it was reported that the World Health Organization’s chief scientist warned that it could be “a dangerous trend.” Then, what to do with possessions that contain sentimental value. And, would you be upset if a relative ‘stole’ your baby name? Plus, after the year we’ve all had, is it tim...
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July 12, 2021 21 min
Today on The Social, jubilation and outrage after Italy beats England 3-2 in penalties to win the championship and England's Black players face racist abuse online for missing the penalty kicks. And, TikTok star Addison Rae is called out for a tongue-in-cheek tweet suggesting she needed only a couple of months of college to get hired to do interviews for UFC. Then, should you have to admit you touched up your photo before posti...
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Today on The Social, what are the lessons to be learned from Western Canada’s record breaking heat wave? And, are creative industries more toxic than other workplaces? Then, have we been conditioned to demonize certain foods?
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June 29, 2021 18 min
Today on The Social, what to expect when Prince William and Harry reunite for the unveiling of a Princess Diana statue. Then, is it rude to bring your own groceries when staying with family? And, Lil Nas X seals his BET Awards performance with a kiss!
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Today on The Social, New Zealand weightlifter Laurel Hubbard will be the first transgender athlete to compete at the Olympics. Then, is it always worth trying to reconcile with family if you have fundamental disagreements? Plus, would you hire a professional cuddler?
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June 25, 2021 21 min
Today on The Social, what needs to happen after the tragic discovery of 751 unmarked graves at the site of a former Saskatchewan residential school? Then, a Canadian basketball player says she's being forced to choose between being a mom or an Olympic athlete. Plus, should you tell your kids if you’re in an open relationship?
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Today on The Social,Britney Spears tells a court that her 13-year conservatorship managed, in large part, by her father is abusive and she wants to be able to sue her family and move on with her life. Then, why Michael B. Jordan is apologizing for his new rum.
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Today on The Social, was the city of Toronto justified in evicting people who were living in a public park? And, a photo of Celine Dion in Las Vegas Golden Knights gear has Habs fans questioning her loyalty.
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June 22, 2021 21 min
Today on The Social, the cultural impact of Carl Nassib becoming the first active NFL player to come out as gay. And, should the Kardashians keep up with telling the public about cosmetic procedures? Then, the gender divide when it comes to face masks. Plus, using gratitude to grow your relationship!  
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Today on The Social,both ‘Saturday Night Live’ and ‘The Tonight Show’ with Jimmy Fallon say only those who have received vaccines approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration can attend live tapings, which leaves AstraZeneca recipients out in the cold. Should companies have a right to make their own rules around vaccines? And, Nick Cannon is going to be a father for the seventh time! Then, what to make of the accusation that o...
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Today on an All-Talk Edition of The Social, now that the world is opening up, do our social lives need a shot in the arm? And, is it ok for kids to do online school in bed? Plus, Mackenzie Scott, billionaire philanthropist, just gave away $2.7 billion and says she is troubled by the increasing concentration of wealth among a small group of people. Should there be a cap on how much money you can make? Then, does Lin-Manuel Miranda’s...
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