TELUS Talks with

Tamara Taggart

From health and wellness, to community and social responsibility, this podcast shares stories, busts myths and delivers practical tips to Canadians when they need it most.

Join veteran broadcaster Tamara Taggart as she hosts a new episode every Tuesday.

Episode 31

Unpacking racial injustice: Cicely Belle Blain

George Floyd’s death sparked worldwide protests and fueled open conversations about systemic racism and white privilege. Vancouver-based diversity and inclusion consultant Cicely Belle Blain unpacks how the social justice conversation is unfolding in Canada, the meaning of privilege and unconscious bias, and how Canadians are both participating in and impacted by racism.

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Episode 30

Pride and persecution: David France

In Chechnya, an estimated 40,000 LGBTQ+ people are living in fear of being discovered, tortured and killed, just for being who they are. A group of Russian activists are risking their lives creating a network of safehouses to ...

Episode 29

The virus we should have seen coming: Dr. Osterholm

Experts knew it wasn’t a matter of if, but when a deadly virus like COVID-19 would hit. Dr. Michael Osterholm, Director of the Centre for Infectious Disease Research and Policy at the University of Minnesota ...

Episode 28

How restaurants are fighting to survive

Restaurants are part of the social fabric to many communities and give cities their unique personalities. But across the country, few industries have been hit harder by COVID-19 than hospitality. Restaurants are vital ...

 

Meet your host

Tamara Taggart is a community leader, activist, veteran broadcaster, cancer survivor, mother, and former candidate in the 2019 Canadian election. She has over 30 years of broadcasting experience that spans across television, radio and digital media. She’s also an avid volunteer, having focused two decades’ of efforts to causes close to her heart.

Now, she brings her extensive broadcasting experience and passion for people to the role of host for the TELUS Talks with Tamara Taggart podcast.

 

How to listen

TELUS Talks with Tamara Taggart is available wherever you get your podcasts. Follow the links below to listen and subscribe.