Real Talk Ryan Jespersen

January 18, 2022 - Min. Madu in Hot Water; Joe Rogan’s Misinformation; Food Prices on the Rise

January 18, 2022

2:08 | Ryan clocks the troubling circumstances around Alberta’s Justice Minister Kaycee Madu calling the Edmonton Police Service’s Chief after the UCP MLA received a ticket for distracted driving in a school zone, and what the Premier says he's going to do about it.  

13:40 | Canada Research Chair in Health Law and Policy Timothy Caulfield and Canadian Society for Molecular Biosciences president Dr. Imogen Coe share why they've joined 270+ signatories on a open letter to Spotify. The medical professionals, public health experts, and science educators are demanding the company take action against “mass-misinformation events which continue to occur on its platform,” specifically The Joe Rogan Experience as the prominent source of misinformation.

41:04 | Agri-Food Analytics Lab's Dr. Sylvain Charlebois explains what the new 2022 Canada’s Food Price Report forecasts for Canadians groceries, with supply chain issues, extreme weather, and the pandemic at play.

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