• Ann Rohmer is with Dr.Susy Hota, Medical Director of Infection Prevention and Control, UHN. Topics discussed are: How we keep our school kids safe after the masking mandate was dropped; Children under 5. They still aren't eligible for Covid vaccinations. What happens to them now that mask wearing has ended? The BA.2 variant?
• Kevin Frankish is with the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) York Region South-Simcoe looking at ways to manage the anxiety many feel as restrictions are lifted.
• Alfons Weersink - Professor, Dept of Food, Agricultural and Resource Economics at the University of Guelph, joins Craig Robertson to talk about how the invasion of Ukraine has affected food prices, not only globally but in Canada.
• Tina Cortese speaks with a nurse practitioner from the Community Care Team at Health for All Family Health Team, an inter-professional primary care clinic located in Markham. The Community Care Team is unique because they aim to reach the community’s most marginalized residents, including individuals without OHIP. To support Women’s Health in the community, the team will be running two clinics, one for cervical cancer screenings (i.e., Pap tests) and the other for family planning/Nexplanon insertions (i.e., a long-acting reversible contraceptive).
• Ann Rohmer introduces us to WILLOW.CA – Willow is first-of-a-kind, “PropSharing” (property sharing) company that allows ANYONE to buy into commercial real estate in prime markets like the Greater Toronto Area, Vancouver, Ottawa, Calgary, Halifax.
• Ann Rohmer closes the show with a check-in with City of Vaughan Mayor Maurizio Bevilacqua.
What is The FEED?
THE FEED is a weekly news magazine that goes behind the scenes and into more depth on the stories we have reported throughout the week or presents stories that need more time to tell. Hosted by Ann Rohmer, hear compelling interviews, local stories and local personalities - listen to The Feed weekly for the stories of York Region.