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 205

How to face fatphobia: Kate Manne

For as long as Kate Manne can remember, she wanted to be smaller. Even as a feminist philosopher, she wasn’t exempt from the cultural conditioning that drives so many of us to a negative body image. Kate draws on her research from her new book, Unshrinking: How to Face Fatphobia, to discuss what fatphobia is, how it works and why it’s a vital social justice issue for everyone.

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Episode 204

Dads, it’s okay to not be okay: Dr. Benjamin Rosen and Dr. Andrew Howlett

Psychiatrists Dr. Benjamin Rosen and Dr. Andrew Howlett believe the mental health of fathers is a wellness indicator for the whole family. Why then, do so many dads feel shame about caring for...

Episode 203

Why athletes struggle with mental health: Stephanie Labbé

After bringing home two Olympic medals, Stephanie Labbé wants to make it easier for athletes to speak about their mental health. There were many ups and downs on Stephanie’s...

Episode 202

Reframing how we think about disability: Ashley Harris Whaley

What started as a casual effort to increase disability awareness turned into a social media following of almost 100,000. Ashley Harris Whaley launched her ‘Disability Reframed’ Instagram account in...

 

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.