GFB Podcast: McLean Greaves – July 22nd

McLean Greaves, VP of Digital Media and the E-books Division at ZoomerMedia, answers questions about web browsers, malware and how to protect your privacy as much as possible while online. Podcast: Play in new window | Download

GFB Podcast: Doris Grinspun – July 22nd

Doris Grinspun, CEO of the Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario, says RN’s believe that hospital workers should either get an annual flu shot or wear a mask during the flu season, in order to protect hospital patients. Podcast: Play in … read more


Air Canada has joined a growing number of airlines that are respecting the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration ban on  American carriers flying to Israel. Luftansa and Air France have also joined the ban – which followed a Hamas rocket explosion about 5 kilometres from Ben Gurion … read more


Senior Zoomers just keep pushing out the boundaries. A 105 year old San Diego woman has become the oldest person to ever throw out a ceremonial first pitch at a major league baseball game. Agnes McKee turned 105 years old … read more

GFB Podcast: Dr. Tarek Rajji – July 21st

Dr. Tarek Rajji, Chief of Geriatric Psychiatry at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, explains a new study at the centre that will use tiny amounts of electricity to hopefully stave off the development of Alzheimer’s Disease.  CAMH telephone … read more

GFB Podcast: Robert Wolfe – July 21st

Professor Robert Wolfe, from the school of Public Police at Queen’s University, talks about the need for more debate on the use of rail cars to ship crude oil, in the wake of the Lac Megantic tragedy which killed 47 … read more

Pet of the Week: Marlo

Independent Marlo is very interested in the world beyond his kennel. This cheeky boy loves to have his head rubbed, will let you know when he wants attention, and will walk away when its time for him to explore life … read more

GFB Podcast: Jennifer Winter – July 17th

Jennifer Winter, Associate Director of Energy & Environmental Policy, with The School of Public Policy, at the University of Calgary, elaborates on her research that shows not nearly enough is known about rail safety in Canada. Podcast: Play in new … read more

GFB Podcast: Erin Weir – July 17th

Erin Weir, an economist with the United Steelworkers, comments on the fact that when you take inflation into account, the minimum wage in Canada has not increased for the past 40 years. Podcast: Play in new window | Download

GFB Podcast: Dr. Hartley Miltchin – July 16th

Dr. Hartley Miltchin, our GFB resident podiatrist, talks about foot care in the summertime–including infectious conditions such as warts, getting a pedicure and limiting the wearing of cheap flip flops. For more info visit Podcast: Play in new window … read more