0:31 | More layoffs, more closures, more cutbacks...what's happening to journalism in Canada? There's always going to be a need for consistent, credible storytelling. We talk to two experts about what's going wrong right now, and how to fix it. But first...
5:00 | Have you seen Lewis Lavoie's pond hockey masterpiece? The renowned artist painted it specifically for the Real Talk Pond Hockey Classic on February 4. The silent auction is open as we speak!
PLACE YOUR BID: https://twitter.com/ryanjespersen/status/1620468621511393281?s=20&t=NezLvXJfuSsu8eYr0GtTDQ
8:50 | Nearly $100M worth of live horses have been shipped from Canada to international markets for slaughter. The federal government promised that would stop a couple years ago. So what's taking so long? Animal welfare journalist Jessica Scott-Reid brings us up to speed, including advocacy work she's doing with singer Jann Arden.
READ JESSICA & JANN'S PIECE IN THE GLOBE: https://www.theglobeandmail.com/opinion/article-horses-are-still-being-exported-for-slaughter-will-trudeau-take-action/
40:15 | Dozens of Canadian journalists have recently been laid off and newsrooms continue to shrink...but that doesn't mean the industry's dying. Indiegraf CEO Erin Millar and Press Progress publisher Jen Hassum explain how we got to this point, and how journalism is evolving toward a bright future.
CHECK OUT INDIEGRAF: https://indiegraf.com/
CHECK OUT PRESS PROGRESS: https://pressprogress.ca/
1:17:28 | Feeling the "Dread-uary" vibes on this February 1st? There are some perfect solutions to the mid-winter blues in Jasper! This week's edition of #MyJasper Memories presented by Tourism Jasper highlights the hot tubs, spas, and other wellness options offered in this magical mountain town.
EXPLORE JASPER: https://www.jasper.travel/
1:21:15 | Our January 31 episode on "meeting in the middle" resonated with Real Talker "Cameron". Ryan reads his email about societal evolution and the importance of uncomfortable conversations with people that don't share our exact values.
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