April 27, 2021 - Racist attack; Supervised consumption site shut; Ft Mac COVID rise, Long COVID case


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Black Teachers' Association of Alberta’s Andrew Parker addresses the April 16, 2021 race-based attack on 14-year-old Black Rosslyn School student, Pazo. Andrew challenges the city, schools and whole community to push for frank discussions about racism and authentic representation of BIPOC.

Moms Stop The Harm’s Petra Schulz and opioid expert Dr. Elaine Hyshka, outline the dire outcomes that may result from the permanent closure of a supervised consumption site in downtown Edmonton amid surging drug addiction.

Mayor for the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo, Don Scott explains the state of emergency declared for the northern Alberta area, including Fort McMurray, due to mounting COVID-19 cases.

Long COVID-19 sufferer Ashley Antonio shares how her 14-month battle with debilitating symptoms has made the simplest tasks extremely challenging and work as a lawyer at times, impossible.

13:01 - Andrew Parker 49:08 - Supervised consumption site closure 1:10:07 - Mayor Don Scott 1:27:53 - Ashley Antonio

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