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Monday Morning Musings with Michael Bach - January 24, 2022

Posted on: January 24, 2022

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Alberta Justice Minister, Kaycee Madu was stopped by Edmonton police and given a ticket for using his cell phone while driving in a school zone—Madu claims his cell phone was in his pocket. Is this a …

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Monday Morning Musings with Michael Bach - January 17, 2022

Posted on: January 17, 2022

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A survey was done by the Canadian Hub for Applied and Social Research at the University of Saskatchewan regarding equality, diversity and inclusion in workplaces and government. This report revealed t…

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Monday Morning Musings with Michael Bach - January 10, 2022

Posted on: January 10, 2022

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Have you watched or heard about the new show "And Just Like That"? In this video Michael talks about the storyline and choices made in this "follow-up" show—which was previously focused on white, able…

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Monday Morning Musings with Michael Bach - January 3, 2022

Posted on: January 3, 2022

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Welcome back and Happy New Year! This week Michael talks about an article he read over the holidays about Richardson Wealth's target to have women make up 50 per cent of the financial advisers at the …

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Monday Morning Musings with Michael Bach - December 20, 2021

Posted on: December 20, 2021

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Michael's last Monday Morning Musing of 2021! In this episode, Michael brings attention to employment barriers that newcomers to Canada are still facing today. A lack of "Canadian experience" is a sho…

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Monday Morning Musings with Michael Bach - December 13, 2021

Posted on: December 13, 2021

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Michael talks about a targeted, racist and deadly threat made by a doctor in an Alberta hospital, resulting in a biased and inadequate punishment. The case was not dealt with seriously enough and fail…

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Monday Morning Musings with Michael Bach - December 6, 2021

Posted on: December 6, 2021

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The Canadian government proposed legislation to ban conversion therapy, and it passed! In Canada, it will now be illegal to go to, or send someone for conversion therapy. At the end of this episode, M…

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Monday Morning Musings with Michael Bach - November 29, 2021

Posted on: November 29, 2021

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Michael reminds us we are still living in a world of unconscious bias and as a society, we have some work to do.

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Monday Morning Musings with Michael Bach - November 22, 2021

Posted on: November 22, 2021

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Michael's back! This Monday, he is highlighting the purpose of Trans Day of Remembrance as well as touch on things you can do to help regarding transgender equality.

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Monday Morning Musings with Michael Bach - October 18, 2021

Posted on: October 18, 2021

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Have you seen the new Dave Chappelle special on Netflix? This week, Michael talks about "The Closer", transphobia and Netflix's response to the public outcry.

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Monday Morning Musings with Michael Bach - October 4, 2021

Posted on: October 4, 2021

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This week, Michael shares his weekend trip to New York City.

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Monday Morning Musings with Michael Bach - September 27, 2021

Posted on: September 27, 2021

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Mark your calendars! This week, Michael discusses the importance of September 30, which is both Orange Shirt Day and the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. 

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Monday Morning Musings with Michael Bach - September 20, 2021

Posted on: September 20, 2021

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This week, I discuss the recent changes to the United Kingdom's COVID-19 travel policy.

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Monday Morning Musings with Michael Bach - September 13, 2021

Posted on: September 13, 2021

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This week, Michael discusses the Shaw Festival's recent decision to cancel their reading of Stephen Sondheim's musical, Assassins.

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Monday Morning Musings with Michael Bach - August 23, 2021

Posted on: August 23, 2021

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This week, Michael talks about the Afghanistan's fall to the Taliban and how we need to show support to our Muslim cousins and neighbours in the Western world.

 

 

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Monday Morning Musings with Michael Bach – July 5, 2021

Posted on: July 5, 2021

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This week, Michael talks about the controversy surrounding the new movie In The Heights and it's Afro-Latinx representation.  

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Monday Morning Musings with Michael Bach – June 28, 2021

Posted on: June 28, 2021

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This week, Michael talks about the movement to cancel Canada Day in light of the recent discovery of the unmarked graves at two residential schools in Canada. He also shares his opinion on whether or …

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Monday Morning Musings with Michael Bach – June 21, 2021

Posted on: June 21, 2021

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This week, Michael talks about National Indigenous People's Day as well as Pride Month. He discusses why it is important to continue to celebrate and support LGBTQ2+ peoples and communities.

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Monday Morning Musings with Michael Bach – June 14, 2021

Posted on: June 14, 2021

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This week, Michael talks about the recent anti-Islamic hate killings of a Muslim family in London Ontario. He shares his thoughts on Bill 21, how it relates to this tragic killing, and what we can all…

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Monday Morning Musings with Michael Bach – June 7, 2021

Posted on: June 7, 2021

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This week, I talk about the recent discovery of the unmarked grave of 215 Indigenous children who attended a residential school in British Colombia, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, and holdin…

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