GFB Podcast: Billy Cheung – April 22nd

Pharmacist Billy Cheung talks about how to assess the value of taking vitamins and other supplements and comments on the use of tranquilizers and anti-psychotic drugs in Ontario nursing homes. Podcast: Play in new window | Download

GFB Podcast: Deepak Chopra – April 22nd

Deepak Chopra, the CEO of Canada Post, talks about how the crown corporation plans to survive in a high-tech world where fewer and fewer of us are using snail mail. Podcast: Play in new window | Download

GFB Podcast: Evelyn Burns-Weinrib – April 17th

Evelyn Burns-Weinrib is a retired teacher who has battled depression for most of her life, surviving a suicide attempt when she was 78. Now she is a busy volunteer at Baycrest, helping other seniors fight depression. Here’s a link to … read more

GFB Podcast: OPP Sgt. Dave Woodford – April 17th

OPP Sgt. Dave Woodford spends his last day on the job at Zoomer Radio, where he has been answering questions and handing out advice on traffic safety for the past 6 years. Podcast: Play in new window | Download

GFB Podcast: Dr. Ted Morris – April 16th

Our resident veterinarian, Dr. Ted Morris, talks about hyperthyroid disease in cats. Podcast: Play in new window | Download

GFB Podcast: Deb Matthews – April 16th

Health Minister Deb Matthews reacts to news reports that doctors are prescribing inappropriate anti-psychotic drugs for Alzheimer’s Disease patients. Podcast: Play in new window | Download

PROVINCIAL BUDGET COMING MAY FIRST

The details surrounding a spate of spending announcement by Ontario’s minority Liberal Government are expected May 1st. That’s the date announced today by provincial Finance Minister Charles Sousa to deliver his spring budget. Sousa acknowledged that the Wynne Liberals will … read more

GFB Podcast: Donna Cansfield – April 15th

Donna Cansfield, Liberal MPP for Etobicoke Centre, shares the results of her investigation that shows dementia sufferers in care homes are being given powerful anti-psychotic drugs not recommended for the treatment of dementia—powerful drugs that can kill the patient. Podcast: … read more

SENIORS IN LONG TERM CARE HOMES ROUTINELY DRUGGED

The Liberal MPP for Etobicoke Centre, says as far as she can gather, if you are a senior, over 85 and in a long term care home, you are on an anti-psychotic drug. Donna Cansfield says her information comes from … read more

GFB Podcast: Neil Shalapata – April 14th

Neil Shalapata, from the Canada Revenue Agency, brings us up to date on the Heartbleed bug and offers some advice for Zoomers filing their income tax returns.  Here is the CRA inquiry line:  1 800 959 8281. Podcast: Play in … read more