Conquer COVID-19 was a grassroots, volunteer-driven organization that helped facilitate access to priority products that were in short supply but essential for the healthcare community during the initial stages of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020.
This episode features an unedited conversation between Conquer COVID-19 volunteers Gregg Tilston, Laurie Dillon-Schalk, Aqeel Wahab, and Sulemaan Ahmed. Hosted by Karim Kanji.
This is Episode #239 of the Welcome! podcast.
Nadia George is an award-winning actress, and Indigenous Rights and Youth Advocate.
Nadia George works closely with organizations such as The Child Welfare Political Action Committee of Canada; a not-for-profit which advocates for positive outcomes for youth aging out of care and MotiV8 Canada which works collaboratively with Public Figures and Influencers, to shed light around Mental Health and Well-being in Indigenous Communities, through the use of various Art forms and Workshops.
Nadia George stars in “Along the Water’s Edge ” which is a short lyrical film that addresses the water crises being faced by countless Indigenous communities across Canada. Set in the near future, the film explores the potential impacts these crises can have on Indigenous people’s living in these communities should the issues continue to be ignored.
This is Episode #233 of the Welcome! podcast.
Farah Nasser is an award-winning Canadian news journalist. Farah came on the podcast the week of June 15, 2020. We discussed her career, how her and her family are coping with social distancing during COVID-19, her inspirations, what her favourite stories she’s covered are, racism and Black Lives Matter, and why she is still hopeful in 2020.
This is Episode #232 of the Welcome! podcast.
Zunaid Khan is a nature photographer, conservationist and a VP with the Toronto Field Naturalists.
This is Episode #231 of the Welcome! podcast.
This is Episode #230 of the Welcome! podcast.