Nov 15, 2017
By Valerie Massie
This week marked both Remembrance Day and Holocaust Education Week. As we get further away from the two World Wars, the question of how to pass on this history becomes more urgent. Scott Masters, a teacher at Toronto’s Crestwood Preparatory College devised a unique solution. He is behind a widely acclaimed oral history project that pairs veterans with students who interview them and then edit, digitize and post the material. Arielle Meyer, the granddaughter of a Holocaust survivor interviewed 94-year-old Charles Scot-Brown, a Captain with the 51st highland division who landed on the beach at Normandy on D-Day.
Plus – With all hoopla around the legalization of recreational marijuana, it’s still not easy to get medical cannabis. Libby talks with Brent Zettl, CEO of Cannimed Therapeutics about the impact on patients.