There is no shortage of news about problems — social problems, political problems, climate problems. But what about the solutions?
We believe the solution side of the equation is just as important as the problem. In the Journal’s new podcast, we take a vexxing problem each episode and talk to experts who are solving that problem.
The Solutions Podcast — Episode 1, Mens mental health
Nicholas Montpetit-Skuba, Leonie Fairhurst and Sam Phelps look at men's mental health and how to reduce some of the stigma surrounding it. They talk to Josh Beharry from Heads-up Guys and Calgary police Cst. Jeremy Shaw.The Solutions Podcast — Episode 2, Child poverty
Michelle Huynh and Hayley Hynes examine child poverty in Canada and speak with two Calgarians who are making a difference.
The Solutions Podcast — Episode 3, Protecting queer kids
Hadeel Abdel-Nabi, Qassim Merali, Michaela Neuman and Isaiah Lindo — look at the problem of protecting queer kids at school why we may have eliminated the best vehicle to do that in Alberta.
The Solutions Podcast — Episode 4, Housing low-income seniors
Low income seniors face particularly difficult housing challenges. Daniel Gonzalez, Erika Maria and Julia Andrade dig deeper into the issue and speak to experts on the frontlines.
The Solutions Podcast — Episode 5, Pharmacare
The cost of drugs in Canada is a perpetual election issue. In this episode, Noel Harper, Christian Kindrachuk and Solaya Huang look more closely at the issue and why this year may be a turning point for national pharmacare,
- By Calgary Journal