NOV. 11 2021-REMEMBRANCE DAY SPECIAL
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REMEMBRANCE DAY SPECIAL

Libby Znaimer is joined by Canadian World War 2 Veteran Jim Parks as well as Namita Joshi who is the Chief Program Officer at the True Patriot Love Foundation.

Jim Parks served with the Royal Winnipeg Rifles and shares his story of fighting on D-Day and other campaigns throughout the war. He also explains the importance of remembering our fallen. And, Namita talks about how the recent funding from the province of $529,000 will be used to help support veterans and their families including group counselling programs and other mental health resources. This year also marks 100 years of the poppy and its use as a powerful symbol of remembrance.

ONION RECALL IN CANADA

Libby Znaimer is joined by Dr. Keith Warriner, a Professor of Food Science at the University of Guelph.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has announced a recall on onions over fears of contamination from Salmonella. The yellow and white onions come from Mexico and were delivered to Ontario among other provinces and were sold between  July 7 and Oct. 28, 2021. Dr. Warriner explains how these foods get contaminated and the difficulty of tracing the supply once it ships out.

MALE DOCTORS MORE LIKELY TO REFER PATIENTS TO MALE SURGEONS: STUDY

Libby Znaimer is joined by Dr. Fahima Dossa, Co-author of the study and researcher at St. Michael’s Hospital of Unity Health Toronto.

In the news: a new study published in the peer-reviewed journal, JAMA Surgery, reveals that male doctors in Ontario are more likely to refer their patients to male surgeons over fully qualified female surgeons. Dr. Dossa details the findings of the report and the negative implications of this for patients.

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