Plan B: Canada's Gig Economy

Precarious work is on the rise in Canada.

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The importance of the young voter: IMO, YOLO

As the upcoming federal election nears, it is important to get out and allow your voice to be heard, especially if you are a young adult or first-time voter.

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Plan B: Episode 3

Populism in Canada: Can We Talk?

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Upstream Radio Live

Join us in Saskatoon Oct. 4 at 7 pm

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Our health should be an election issue

To the extent health is an issue in the federal election, it will be about health care, as usual. Now I am not saying health care is an unimportant issue, but this focus on ‘health care as health’ is wrong for two reasons. 

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Plan B Episode 2

Aging in Suburbia

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Plan B: Eco-Grief

Host Ralph Benmergui talks about climate change, eco-grief, and what people can do about it in the first of a series of podcasts called Plan B. Guest Leslie Davenport counsels people through climate grief. Guest Laura Keeth is processing her own emotions by taking part in a Calgary eco-grief circle.

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Status First Nations child poverty rates deplorably high

Almost half of status First Nations children live in poverty—by far the highest rate of child poverty of any other group examined, says a new report published by Upstream Institute.

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National Indigenous Peoples Day

Tomorrow is National Indigenous Peoples Day! On June 21st we celebrate and honour the heritage, culture, strength and resilience, and important achievements of Indigenous Peoples across Canada.

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What do we want? Pharmacare. When do we want it? 2019.

"This is our generation's national project: better access to the medicines we need, improved health outcomes and a fairer and more sustainable prescription medicine system. Let's complete the unfinished business of universal health care. That can be our promise and our legacy to each other and to all future generations."

— Dr. Eric Hoskins, chair of the Advisory Council on the Implementation of National Pharmacare.

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