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 88

Advocating for transgender equality: Schuyler Bailar

Schuyler is the first openly transgender athlete to compete in any sport on an NCAA Division 1 men’s team. In this episode, he explores his historic choice to transition, showing all of us how to honour our authentic selves. His advocacy has since evolved into rallying for inclusion, body acceptance and mental health awareness. His novel, Obie Is Man Enough, navigates through the life of a young trans athlete who dives headfirst into facing his scariest challenges with resolve, humour and grace.

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Episode 87

Finding a business formula for giving: Suzanne Stevens

Social entrepreneur Suzanne Stevens calls for purpose and giving back to become more embedded in our businesses and our culture. In this episode, Suzanne dives into her ...

Episode 86

Creating Space for authenticity: Nick North

Nick North was assigned female at birth, had four children and came out as a transgendered man in his 30s. In this episode, Nick explores themes of traditional masculinity, femininity, and assigned gender roles and encourages parents ...

Episode 85

Calls for justice for Indigenous women: Judge Marion Buller

In 2016, Judge Marion Buller was appointed the Chief Commissioner of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls. The inquiry looked into the systemic ...

 

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.