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 130

Helping kids bounce back: Dr. Matthew Chow

When his nine-year-old daughter started displaying symptoms of anxiety during the pandemic, Dr. Matthew Chow’s work in child and adolescent psychiatry took on a whole new level of urgency. In this frank discussion, the former president of Doctors of BC opens up about his family’s mental health journey, his passion for supporting young people and his optimism about the resiliency and open mindedness of the next generation.

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Episode 129

Paying attention to adult ADHD: Dr. Elisabeth Hall

Getting ready for a job interview is full of stress, but for a young adult with ADHD, says our guest Dr. Elisabeth Hall, the anxiety can be compounded by the challenges of misplacing items on the way out the door – and then missing the bus. Dr. Hall, ...

Episode 128

Expanding cultural care in medicine: Dr. Lisa Richardson

With a background in the arts and sciences, and steeped in the traditions of both Anishinaabe and European cultures, Dr. Lisa Richardson brings a unique perspective to her role as a clinician- ...

Episode 127

Celebrating and elevating Asian voices: Madelyn Chung

When it launched in March 2020, the RepresentAsian Project quickly attracted attention as a voice for the frustrations and joys of being Asian in North America. Its founder, journalist and ...

 

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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