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 151

We’re wired for music: Adriana Barton

Adriana Barton, best-selling author of Wired for Music, spent 17 years of her life as a cellist, entrenched in the demanding world of elite classical music, before leaving it for a career in health and science journalism. She shares how she rediscovered her passion for music, what she learned about its remarkable effects on our emotional and psychological health, and how we can all use our inherent musicality to live happier, healthier lives.

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Episode 150

On the frontlines of decolonization: Angela Sterritt

As an award-winning journalist, Angela Sterritt is passionate about shedding light on racism and discrimination faced by Indigenous peoples and helping give voice to the underrepresented. ...

Episode 149

How tech is changing patient care: Roee Ben-Eli

Roee Ben-Eli loves being a nurse – but thinks health practitioners are going through a tough time right now as we continue to wade through the pandemic. The Director of Strategic Programs at TELUS Virtual Healthcare discusses how ...

Episode 148

Venture capitalist with a purpose: Lise Birikundavyi

Lise Birikundavyi, the first Black woman to head a venture capital fund backed by an institutional investor in Canada, shares how to help build successful entrepreneur-led businesses, deliver ...


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.

Kelia Chien, Producer

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