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Mike Stafford pushs beyond the headlines, providing a mix of informed opinion and compelling analysis listeners won’t find anywhere else.

Mike Stafford pushs beyond the headlines, providing a mix of informed opinion and compelling analysis listeners won’t find anywhere else.

Location:

Toronto, Canada

Description:

Mike Stafford pushs beyond the headlines, providing a mix of informed opinion and compelling analysis listeners won’t find anywhere else.

Language:

English


Episodes

TODAY’S SHOW: One on one with Erin O’Toole, Air Canada to refund customers, a phone call can help loneliness, Is TO ready for the Grey Zone?

3/4/2021
Mike Stafford hosts 640 Toronto’s Morning Show TODAY’S GUESTS: Erin O’Toole, Leader of the Conservative Party of Canada Jerry Dias, President of UNIFOR Dr. Roger McIntyre, a psychiatry and pharmacology professor at the University of Toronto Dr. Peter Juni, Professor of medicine and epidemiology at the University of Toronto and the Scientific Director of the province's Science Advisory Table See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:37:09

TODAY'S SHOW: Verdict in van attack trial expected today, Changes to child welfare system, Debt collections to pick up, Why several Dr. Seuss books will no longer be published, Tom Cruise deepfakes

3/3/2021
Mike Stafford hosts 640 Toronto’s Morning Show TODAY’S GUESTS: Alyshah Hasham, Toronto Star Courts Reporter Cheyanne Ratnam, co-founder and president of Ontario Children's Advancement Coalition Rubina Ahmed Haq, Personal Finance Expert Nadia Hohn, Educator and author, her most recent Malaika's Surprise David Shipley, Cyber security expert and CEO of Beauceron Security See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:47:31

TODAY’S SHOW: Ford government votes against paid sick leave, bringing COVID-19 vaccines to your front door, we’re ready to socialize once COVID’s ‘over’, TorStar launching online casino, dairy industry woes

3/2/2021
Mike Stafford hosts 640 Toronto’s Morning Show TODAY’S GUESTS: Andrea Horwath, Leader of the Ontario NDP Dr. Nadia Alam, family doctor and Anesthetist Dr. Gillian Sandstrom, Professor of psychology at the University of Essex Jeffrey Dvorkin, Senior Fellow at Massey College, Former Director of the Journalism Program at University of Toronto-Scarborough Dr. Ian Lee, Associate Professor at the Sprott School of Business at Carleton University See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:44:02

TODAY’S SHOW: How teenagers are dealing with COVID-19, Teachers being forced to stay at school even when students leave, Return to ‘normal’ is closer than we think, rise of ‘conspirituality’?

3/1/2021
Mike Stafford hosts 640 Toronto’s Morning Show TODAY’S GUESTS: Dr. Javeed Sukhera, a pediatric psychiatrist at London’s Health Science Centre and Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Paediatrics at Western Maria De Berardinis, president of the Ontario English Catholic Teachers' Association Dufferin-Peel secondary unit Dr. Sumon Chakrabarti, infectious diseases physician with Trillium Health Partners Dr. David Voas, Professor of Social Science at the University College London See...

Duration:00:36:05

TODAY'S SHOW: Great COVID-19 vaccine news, how COVID-19 helped first-time home buyers, do we have too many pot shops?, Ryerson Review drops 'Ryerson' from name

2/26/2021
Mike Stafford hosts 640 Toronto’s Morning Show TODAY’S GUESTS: Dr. Isaac Bogoch, Infectious diseases physician Lesli Gaynor, Sales Representative with Forest Hill Real Estate Inc. Caryma Sa’d, Cannabis lawyer and Executive Director of NORML Canada - The National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws in Canada Jeffrey Dvorkin, Senior Fellow at Massey College, former Director of the Journalism Program at University of Toronto-Scarborough See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy...

Duration:00:36:53

TODAY'S SHOW: Catch up on COVID-19 vaccine news, how COVID-19 helped first-time home buyers, do we have too many pot shops?, Ryerson Review temporarily drops 'Ryerson' from name

2/26/2021
Mike Stafford hosts 640 Toronto’s Morning Show TODAY’S GUESTS: Dr. Isaac Bogoch, Infectious diseases physician Lesli Gaynor, Sales Representative with Forest Hill Real Estate Inc. Caryma Sa’d, Cannabis lawyer and Executive Director of NORML Canada - The National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws in Canada Jeffrey Dvorkin, Senior Fellow at Massey College, former Director of the Journalism Program at University of Toronto-Scarborough See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy...

Duration:00:40:59

TODAY’S SHOW: Parents feel schools are safe, Geriatrician disappointed with ON’s ‘ageist’ vaccine rollout, how we’re using words to get through the pandemic, lawyers scrambling with Canada’s shift in immigration policy

2/25/2021
Mike Stafford hosts 640 Toronto’s Morning Show TODAY’S GUESTS: Annie Kidder, Executive Director of People for Education Dr. Samir Sinha, Director of Geriatrics at Sinai Health and University Health Network Michael Iannozzi, a linguist at Western University in London Cassandra Fultz, Immigration Consultant with Doherty Fultz Immigration See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:35:53

TODAY’S SHOW: Canada’s first ‘education bank’ opens in Scarborough, Windsor’s isolation hotel for migrant farm workers at risk of closing, Nurses at their breaking point, Solitary confinement still happening in Canadian prisons

2/24/2021
Mike Stafford hosts 640 Toronto’s Morning Show TODAY’S GUESTS: Theresa Pastore, Executive Director of Parents Engaged in Education Drew Dilkens, Mayor of Windsor Dianne Martin, CEO of the Registered Practical Nurses Association of Ontario (WeRPN) Justin Ling, Freelance investigative journalist who’s been covering how the second wave of COVID-19 has hit Canadian prisons See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:38:15

TODAY’S SHOW: Measles vaccinations rates important in fight against COVID, kids need to be tested for COVID - even if symptoms are mild, the feeling of being ‘done’ with everything thanks to COVID-19.

2/23/2021
Mike Stafford hosts 640 Toronto’s Morning Show TODAY’S GUESTS: Dr. Zain Chagla, Infectious diseases physician at St. Joes in Hamilton Dr. Jane Healey, pediatrician at Trillium Health Partners Eileen Dooley, talent and leadership development specialist, and a leadership coach, based in Calgary Alberta See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:30:05

TODAY'S SHOW: Equity issues with online vaccine bookings, pro bono legal service for tenants, impact of impersonal Zoom firings, power imbalance between employers & foreign caregivers

2/22/2021
Mike Stafford hosts 640 Toronto’s Morning Show TODAY’S GUESTS: Dr. Kwame McKenzie, a psychiatrist and CEO of the Wellesley Institute, a non-profit group in Toronto that works in research and policy issues to improve health equity Doug Ferguson, Pro Bono Chair for the Ontario Bar Association Dr. Nita Chhinzer, an associate professor in human resources and business consulting at the University of Guelph Nicole Guthrie, lawyer with Don Valley Community Legal Services See omnystudio.com/listener...

Duration:00:33:35

TODAY'S SHOW: Canada needs to lockdown longer, labour groups push for pandemic benefit extension, Liberals new justice reform bill, checking in with Texas during power outages

2/19/2021
Mike Stafford hosts 640 Toronto’s Morning Show TODAY’S GUESTS: Dr. Dick Zoutman, Infectious Diseases Specialist and Professor in the School of Medicine at Queen’s University and the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto. Deena Ladd, Executive Director of the Workers Action Centre Dr. Justin Piché, Associate Professor of Criminology at the University of Ottawa Dr. Mary McNaughton-Cassill, professor of Psychology at the University of Texas at San Antonio See omnystudio.com/listener...

Duration:00:40:59

TODAY’S SHOW: Drama at Queen’s Park, NASA’s Perseverance to land on Mars, Need for national grief strategy, advocates call for anti-predatory lending strategy

2/18/2021
Mike Stafford hosts 640 Toronto’s Morning Show TODAY’S GUESTS: Sabrina Nanji, Ontario political commentator Paul Delaney, Space Exploration Expert, Professor of Astronomy and Physics at York University Dr. Susan Cadell, Professor, Social Work, University of Waterloo Bob Murphy with Toronto ACORN See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:41:54

TODAY’S SHOW: Will we see a third wave of COVID?, Rapid testing in LTC-homes will bog down already strained system, prioritizing racialized adults in vaccine rollout, epidemic of mental illness post-COVID, when brands go bad

2/17/2021
Mike Stafford hosts 640 Toronto’s Morning Show TODAY’S GUESTS: Dr. Isaac Bogoch, Infectious diseases physician Lisa Levin, CEO of AdvantAge Canada Dr. Akwatu Khenti, Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto’s Dalla Lana School of Public Health, and special adviser to the City of Toronto’s Targeted COVID Equity Action Plan Angela Johnson, Founder and president of Medical Confidence Mike Leon, Branding and Marketing Expert, President of Brand Heroes Marketing See...

Duration:00:43:24

TODAY’S SHOW: Preparing students for in-class learning, need for cultural care & programming in long-term care homes, Politicians & Canada’s largest Union head call for paid sick leave, ramping up Canada’s EV sector

2/16/2021
Mike Stafford hosts 640 Toronto’s Morning Show TODAY’S GUESTS: Vanessa Vakharia, math educator and owner of Toronto math and science tutoring studio, The Math Guru. Author of"Math Hacks: Cool Tips + Less Stress = Better Marks." Seong-gee Um, a researcher at the Wellesley Institute, a Toronto-based research and policy non-profit organization Jerry Dias, President of Unifor Andrea Horwath, Leader of the Ontario NDP Flavio Volpe, President of the Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association See...

Duration:00:43:16

TODAY’S SHOW: March Break postponed, Independent grocers face unique challenges during COVID, York Region wants to be in Red Zone, MAiD isn’t always the solution, Suicide rates in 2020 lower than expected

2/12/2021
Peter Shurman guest hosts 640 Toronto’s Morning Show TODAY’S GUESTS: Kerry McCuaig, Professor with OISE at the University of Toronto, and expert in early childhood policy Dino Virgona, Co-owner of Fiesta Farms, a grocery store in Toronto’s Seaton Village Maurizio Bevilacqua, Mayor of Vaughan Dr. Naheed Dosani, palliative care physician and health justice advocate who serves as a lecturer at the University of Toronto and an assistant clinical professor at McMaster University Dr. Tyler Black,...

Duration:00:52:49

TODAY’S SHOW: COVID-19’s impact on our jails & courts, Health experts meet with PM Trudeau regarding vaccine equity, How COVID-19 intensifies FOMO, Canadians split on love vs. financial success

2/11/2021
Peter Shurman guest hosts 640 Toronto’s Morning Show TODAY’S GUESTS: Howard Sapers, the former Ontario Independent Advisor on Corrections Reform Dr. Nili Kaplan-Myrth, family physician based in Ottawa Dr. Julian Haladyn, Assistant Professor of Art History, OCAD University Rubina Rubina Ahmed Haq, Personal Finance Expert See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:43:13

TODAY’S SHOW: Businesses call for paid sick leave, Some medical officers urge those in stay-at-home regions to stay away, COVID-19 personalities, Canada’s history with vaccine shortages and drunk driver Marco Muzzo gets full parole

2/10/2021
Peter Shurman guest hosts 640 Toronto’s Morning Show TODAY’S GUESTS: Peter Neal, Owner of Neal Brothers Foods, a food production and distribution company in Richmond Hill Dr. Piotr Ogłaza, Medical officer of Health for Hastings-Prince Edward Counties Dr. Mimi Lam, a researcher at the University of Bergen in Norway Dr. Joel Lexchin, ER Physician and Professor Emeritus of Health Policy and Management at York University Andrew Murie, CEO of MADD Canada See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy...

Duration:00:48:48

TODAY'S SHOW: Reaction to Ontario's gradual reopening plan, Free the booze - sell cheaper alcohol to bars, allow craft producers to sell online, Ryerson Prof. teaches via Twitch

2/9/2021
Peter Shurman guest hosts 640 Toronto’s Morning Show TODAY’S GUESTS: Dr. Peter Juni, Professor of medicine and epidemiology at the University of Toronto and the Scientific Director of the province's Science Advisory Table Rocco Rossi, President and CEO of the Ontario Chamber of Commerce David Clement, North American affairs manager for the Consumer Choice Center Pat Macdonald, CEO and Co-founder of United Craft and Brewer Eats, lead organizer behind the Independent Craft Producers of Ontario...

Duration:00:47:57

TODAY'S SHOW: Ontario set for regional reopening - are we ready?, pressure to vaccinate, why we're not getting the cold, flu this year, need for laneway houses in big cities

2/8/2021
Peter Shurman guest hosts 640 Toronto's Morning Show TODAY'S GUESTS: Dr. Timothy Sly, epidemiologist and professor emeritus at Ryerson University’s School of Public Health Dr. Mikal Skuterud, Professor of economics at the University of Waterloo Natalie Mehra, executive director of the Ontario Health Coalition Dr. Jesse Papenburg, a pediatric infectious-disease physician at Montreal Children’s Hospital Michelle Senayah, executive director of the Laneway Project See omnystudio.com/listener for...

Duration:00:55:42

TODAY’S SHOW: TO restaurants preparing for busy take-out weekend, Why we need to listen to essential workers, Helicopter company that flies snowbirds to the U.S. booked up this month, new cancer screening test offers faster alternative to biopsies

2/5/2021
Mike Stafford hosts 640 Toronto’s Morning Show TODAY’S GUESTS: Colby Kriegl, owner and manager of the Etobicoke pub T.J. O'Shea's Irish Snug on Lakeshore Dr. Zain Chagla, Infectious diseases physician Dwayne Henderson, Manager, Great Lakes Helicopter Dr. Michael Carter, a molecular and anatomical pathologist with the Nova Scotia Health Authority See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:30:11