Getting an outside perspective on solving the issues that matter to Ontarians.

Left Looking In is a new podcast launched by CUPE 416 hosting conversations on important issues that matter to our members, friends and family. Co-hosted by David Moscrop and Local 416 President Eddie Mariconda, special guests from CUPE 416, and others in Ontario.

New podcasts will be posted on the first Tuesday of every month, featuring new topics, new guests but the same outside perspective and conversations we need.

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Left Looking In

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Episode #1: Next Gen Work – what does it mean? In conversation with some of Ontario’s biggest advocates for examining what the future of work looks like and what it means for union members, featuring Andrew Cash, Jennifer Hassum, and Dr. Sunil Johal, with our very special guest Eddie Mariconda.

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Episode #2: What happened in Ontario? The Election that changed very little. – Co-hosts David Moscrop and Eddie Mariconda welcome guests  Hamish Marshall political pollster and Conservative strategist and Emilie Taman, Lawyer and co-host of The Docket podcast and former federal NDP candidate, alongside Mark Hancock, National President of the Canadian Union of Public Employees.

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Episode #3: The media landscape – and what has changed. CUPE 416 and host David Moscrop try to get beyond the talking points, the Twitter sniping and the slogans that drives so much of our contemporary discourse. With special guests Susan Delacourt from the Toronto Star, Martin Lukacs of The Breach, and Press Progress’ Luke LeBrun to banter about the changing way we report, consume and stay up to date with the news.

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Episode #4: The Voice of First Responders With Paramedic Services facing staffing and resource pressures, what does this mean for the future of first response?

With David Moscrop, as Left Looking In’s host, Eddie Mariconda, President CUPE Local 416 – Recurring co-host and panelists Mike Merriman, CUPE 416 Paramedic Rep and Dr. David Walker, Professor at Queen’s University.

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Episode #5: Labour Growth & Labour Wins *LIVE Episode*

Listen this month’s Left Looking In podcast with David Moscrop, Eddie Mariconda and special guest Jennifer Hassum from the Broadbent Institute for a very special LIVE episode. On this episode, we explore the role of labour, does labour have a “duty” to be involved in politics and analyzing some recent wins for labour. Listen now!

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Episode #6: What’s going on in the city?

Hosted by David Moscrop and Eddie Mariconda, this week’s episode includes conversations about the recent Ontario municipal elections, the challenges facing cities, and in particular, municipal public works. Our guests this week include Jennifer McKelvie, Toronto City Councillor for Ward 25, Scarborough Rouge and Joe Mihevc, Toronto City Councillor for Ward 10, Spadina-Fort York.

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