There’s a new president in the White House — and one of Joe Biden’s very first executive actions has a big impact on Canada. Revoking the presidential permit for the Keystone XL pipeline was reported as a likely priority early in the week, ruffling feathers in Ottawa and Alberta alike. But how much of a surprise was the incoming president’s move, really? And where can Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Alberta Premier Jason Kenney go from here?
Rosie and Elamin also have another question to ask: how are you holding up? They’ve talked about the pandemic a lot, but haven’t yet had the opportunity to dive into one of the big issues looming in the background: the toll it’s taking on everyone’s mental health, including their own.
(As the two mention on this episode, there are several places you can turn to for help: find the Wellness Together Canada portal at http://ca.portal.gs; access Kids Help Phone's Crisis Text Line by texting HOME to 686868; reach The Canada Suicide Prevention Service at 1-833-456-4566, or in Quebec via 1-866-277-3553; and learn more about the Hope for Wellness Helpline's support for Indigenous peoples at hopeforwellness.ca.)