As Canada and the world reacts to the impact of the coronavirus, AMI-audio's NOW with Dave Brown, The Pulse and Kelly and Company are keeping listeners up to date on the latest news and information.
To keep you informed, here is a collection of segments from their latest programs relating to the pandemic.
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Kelly and Company
Questions, concerns, and evolving information regarding COVID-19 vaccine
April 14, 2021 - With all the questions, concerns, and evolving information regarding COVID-19 vaccines, Registered Nurse Leslie Depoe gives us a look at the real picture of what’s going on.
How much impact has the pandemic had on mental health?
April 13, 2021 - Half of Canadians say the coronavirus pandemic has had an ongoing impact on their mental health and more than four-in-10 think the impact will last long after the pandemic. We speak more about this with Denis Trottier, Chief Mental Health Officer for KPMG in Canada.
Book following the lives of kids in the pandemic
April 9, 2021 - On the Chatty Bookshelf, Ryan Hooey discusses the book Thrivers, by Michelle Borba, a work following the lives of children during the COVID-19 pandemic.
What do we know about the P.1 variant of COVID-19?
April 7, 2021 - What do we know about the P.1 variant of COVID-19? Jeff Ryman explains in his health headlines.
Impacts COVID-19 has had with those living in long-term care
April 5, 2021 - The elderly, particularly those living in long-term care have been hit hardest by COVID-19. We discuss the impacts of this on our society with Danielle McLaughlin, on Know Your Rights.
Better guidance needed around outdoor COVID-19 risk
March 31, 2021 - Experts say better guidance not shaming needed around outdoor COVID-19 risk. Why is that? Jeff Ryman explains with his health headlines.
Tips to combat pandemic insomnia
March 31, 2021 - A University of Alberta expert is offering tips to combat pandemic insomnia; Jim Krysko has the details.
What positive spending habits have you picked up during the pandemic?
March 26, 2021 - What positive spending habits have you picked up during the pandemic? Jeff Ryman leads this discussion in his lifestyle report.
Reimagining elder care during the pandemic
March 28, 2021 - Author and journalist Sandra Martin discusses the lessons learned around the treatment of the elderly during the pandemic. She makes a case for models of community care and homecare as we rethink our healthcare system in the aftermath of COVID-19.
Explaining Coronavirus Vaccines
March 20, 2021 - As more Canadians roll up their sleeves for the jab, infectious disease specialist Dr. Scott Halperin, director of the Canadian Centre for Vaccinology, explains the different vaccines approved in Canada and how well they're holding up against Covid variants. We also hear from disability advocate Niko Pupella of Community Living Ontario on what has and hasn't worked for the disability community during the vaccine rollout.
NOW with Dave Brown
COVID-19 vaccines in BC
April 12, 2021 - In our accessibility story roundup, Dave Brown tells us about Troy Lindstrom who has been trying to gain priority access to a COVID-19 vaccine. He is one of numerous B.C. residents with a disability who've become increasingly concerned about how provincial health officials are handling the rollout of vaccines to vulnerable people.
An open letter to Ottawa schoolboards
April 8, 2021 - In our accessibility story roundup, Dave Brown shares an open letter written by special education teacher Martha Brown. The letter was sent to members of school boards in Ottawa, regional and provincial politicians, and describes the issues teachers have faced in creating safe educational environments for students during the pandemic.
COVID-19 restriction terminology
April 5, 2021 - We have our weekend news recap with Michelle McQuigge of the Canadian Press and discuss the different ways provinces are framing their various COVID restrictions.
CNIB during COVID-19
April 1, 2021 - Karen Magee tells us about the CNIB’s efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic. She also talks about the CHEO’s long-awaited 1Door4Care project which recently received approval in the Ontario budget.
The AstraZeneca vaccine
March 31, 2021 - Veteran political correspondent Craig Oliver analyzes the latest news in Canadian politics including the AstraZeneca vaccine, carbon tax and the We Scandal.
March 26, 2021 - In our weekly news panel with Michelle McQuigge and Meagan Gillmore, we question if Canada should erect a national memorial commemorating COVID -19.
COVID-19 phishing scams
March 22, 2021 - Cyber criminals are continuing to take advantage of people during the pandemic through a wave of phishing scams. Marc Aflalo of Double Tap TV discusses more on the matter and describes us how we can stay safe online.