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André Picard

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Elder care with André Picard- leading health reporter and Author of Neglected No More

No Nonsense with Pamela Wallin

Andre Picard, Canada’s leading health journalist, gives a powerful and real time assessment of the state of our long-term care homes. A  riveting conversation on how the pandemic made a bad situation worse and how we are quite literally killing those who fought to defend this country and our freedoms. Picard  offers us a plan so that our elders are Neglected No More.Follow Pamela Wallin on Social Media:https://twitter.com/NoNonsensePWhttps://twitter.com/SenatorWallinhttps://www.facebook.com/SenPamelaWallin/Follow Andre Picard Online:https://twitter.com/picardonhealth


15 Mar 2021

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Adalsteinn Brown and André Picard take a close look at how Canada is handling COVID-19

The Current

New confirmed COVID-19 cases have dipped in Canada this week, but ICUs are still under pressure. We talk to Adalsteinn Brown, one of Ontario's top COVID-19 advisors, about where we're at in the pandemic. And Globe and Mail health columnist André Picard discusses the interruption to shipments of the Pfizer vaccine.


21 Jan 2021

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Changing Lives, One Story At A Time With André Picard


Telling stories can change lives, and no one knows this better than André Picard. This week we chat with the big daddy of healthcare journalism. As Canada’s most prominent journalist on the health beat André has been through every major health event in the past few decades. He's been a long time dream guest of ours and we are absolutely honoured that André sat down with us nincompoops to talk about covering healthcare, protecting sources & keeping the powerful accountable.


9 Nov 2020

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Journalist André Picard in conversation with Medcan CEO Shaun Francis

Eat Move Think with Shaun Francis

Health columnist André Picard has been at the Globe and Mail newspaper since 1987. Covering the coronavirus has made him one of the most closely-read pundits of the pandemic. Here, Picard speaks with host Shaun Francis about his belief that we have to learn to live with COVID-19, the disastrous effects of the virus on long-term care, and what the pandemic reveals about our health-care system overall.


28 Sep 2020

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19 - André Picard: Swallowing an Elephant

Accidental Intellectual

Health journalist, André Picard, joins us to discuss his accidental journey into a journalism career, solving big problems with pragmatism and patience, the responsibility to listen to and share stories, and so much more!André Picard is a health reporter and columnist for The Globe and Mail, where he has been a staff writer since 1987. André is a graduate of the University of Ottawa and Carleton University and has received honorary doctorates from six universities, including UBC and the University of Toronto. He is also the author of five bestselling books, including “Matters of Life and Death: Public Health Issues in Canada.” André is an eight-time nominee for the National Newspaper Awards, Canada’s top journalism prize, a past winner of the prestigious Michener Award for Meritorious Public Service Journalism, and received the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal, for his dedication to improving healthcare.Follow André Picard on Twitter. Read his articles at The Globe and Mail and check out his website for other published work.This episode of Accidental Intellectual is produced by Bronwyn Lamond, Rachael Lyon, Harrison McNaughtan, Stephanie Morris, Lee Propp, and Ariana Simone. Our theme music is by Alexandra Willet and our branding by Maxwell McNaughtan.To learn more about the Accidental Intellectual podcast and get full show notes and a transcript of this episode, visit our website at www.accidentalintellectual.com. 


23 Jun 2020

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Ep. 02: André Picard on emerging from lockdown

Bright Future

Health columnist André Picard joins us to talk about what we can expect as we move to the next phase of the COVID-19 crisis: the slow reopening. What lessons have we learned so far? And will we remember them? How will we bring social distancing to the workplace? And what are the “bright spots” in this—the changes that are happening that have been a long time coming.Learn more about André Picard at www.andrepicard.com.Find Conference Board research on health at conferenceboard.ca/focus-areas/health.Listen to our other podcasts at conferenceboard.ca/insights/podcasts.You can find all of our research here: conferenceboard.ca


28 May 2020

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J-Talks Live - Covering COVID-19: Featuring health journalist André Picard


April 23, 2020 - When Globe and Mail columnist André Picard speaks, Canadians pay attention. He is our country’s pre-eminent health journalist, named Canada’s first “Public Health Hero” in 2011 by the Canadian Public Health Association. In early March, when the number of COVID-19 cases in Canada was just beginning to register, Picard was one of the first calling for strong social distancing measures, with a clear call to “Shut it Down.” Join this award-winning journalist in conversation with Anna Maria Tremonti, host of the CBC podcast More, for an insightful discussion about how he reports with authority on the coronavirus and the vital information Canadians need to stay safe and healthy at a time when misinformation abounds.


24 Apr 2020

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14 - André Picard: Health reporter and columnist with The Globe and Mail

The Warren Weeks Show

André Picard is one of Canada's best-known and most influential health journalists. He's been writing for The Globe and Mail since 1987 and he's the author of five best-selling books.


6 Feb 2019

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#MindVine Podcast Episode 12 - André Picard

MindVine Podcast

The #MindVine Podcast features news, views and interviews related to #mentalhealth, #mental illness and #recovery. Episode 12 features an interview with Public Health Reporter André Picard with The Globe and Mail. The #MindVine podcast is hosted by Communications team members Darryl Mathers and Chris Bovie.


16 Feb 2017