The delta variant and the potential for a 4th wave, Rise in online right-wing extremism, Annamie Paul calling for unity & Can COVID-19 still cancel the Olympics?

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Published Jul 21, 2021, 5:17 PM

We're hearing that a 4th wave of COVID-19 may be coming our way and although it's predicted to affect the unvaccinated population more than any other, everyone will feel the effect. How will the delta variant play into this and could it mean that we'll need a higher vaccination rate to beat it back?

Guest: Dr. Marek Smieja, Infectious Diseases Physician and Chief of Laboratory Medicine with St. Joseph’s Healthcare and Hamilton Health Sciences


Canadian right-wing extremism increased online which has come about during the pandemic. What's caused this bump in traffic?

Guest: Dr. David Hofmann, Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of New Brunswick


There has been no shortage of drama coming out of the Green Party of Canada but are things starting to cool off? Leader of the Green Party of Canada, Annamie Paul, joins Rick to explain why she's calling for unity and where she'd like to see things go from here.

Guest: Annamie Paul, Leader of the Green Party of Canada


Despite the fact that some of the Olympics' events have already begun, could we be seeing a last-second cancellation of this year's Olympics thanks to COVID-19?

Guest: Phillip Lipscy, Director of Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy’s Centre for the Study of Global Japan at the University of Toronto

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