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Project Canary

Project Canary

By Project Canary
Canaries in the coal mine warns us of danger we are blind to. This podcast aims to illuminate the darkness for Canadians.

Co-hosted by two Canadian immunocompromised Moms with background in advocacy, clinical research, education, teaching, and training. Mel and Crystal view knowledge translation of evidence-supported information as a necessity for community empowerment. They bring research findings, clinical data, expert guests, and a penchant for swearing to the BCPoli pandemic response. Mel and Crystal also delve into other relevant concerns to Western Canada politics.
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The State of Things or The Rhinoceri Discussion with guest Lena Patsa

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Data, data, data. We want to see the Data.
Crystal and Mel talk about the data collected, the state of rural healthcare, and what’s to come.
July 24, 2022
Hot town, Summer In the City or “It’s just a house of cards!”
Crystal and Mel discuss the current BC pandemic situation. In this, our third summer of the never ending pandemic.
June 28, 2022
The State of Things or The Rhinoceri Discussion with guest Lena Patsa
On our Twitterspace episode, we discuss BC and the state of things joined by our guest Lena Patsa and audience member.
June 22, 2022
The BC Hospital Data Episode and Our first LIVE show. On TwitterSpace.
Crystal created another monster data collection and tells us about We discuss our collapsing healthcare system, the existential threat to Canadians and how we can work together to help each other. Vera joins us also as guest and moderator for our first LIVE show on TwitterSpaces.
June 09, 2022
‘Welcome to the Next Level of Jumanji’ or alternatively, ‘Everything is Awesome’
Crystal and Mel are back from their mid-season break. We discuss the ongoing COVID lack of coverage, removal of protections, the Global MonkeyPox outbreak, how to keep yourself safe, review some products, and catch up.
May 23, 2022
Damn this isn’t looking good.
We discuss everything we know about BA2 and our current COVID mismanagement is analyzed. We discuss the challenges coming ahead in Canada and everything we know on how to keep your family safe.
March 22, 2022
Happy Anniversary Project Canary!
In our One year milestone episode, Crystal and Mel recap the madness of a year of analyzing COVID; dive into the Ukraine/Russia/NATO conflict; give a lil’ psych analysis of Putin and the threat of a nuclear fallout; and talk about the new IPCC report on imminent Climate collapse. It’s an Apocalypse-palooza.
March 10, 2022
Building Community in BC with MLA Sonia Furstenau
Crystal and Mel got to dialogue with Green Party leader MLA Sonia Furstenau. An honest, frank discussion on what’s going on in BC and how we should all move forward together.
February 05, 2022
Everything is Bonkers; Are the Kids really alright?
We analyze the Jan 25 BC PHO presser. We have concerns.
January 27, 2022
“You can’t just let us die.”
Our candid interview with Jeremy, a Canadian with terminal cancer in B.C. He opens up and talks about being immune compromised, battling cancer and living in B.C.
January 23, 2022
Yes we went there; Eugenics and societal collapse.
Yes, we went there. Crystal and Mel discuss Eugenics and impending societal collapse on our one-way train wreck of pandemic mismanagement in Western Canada.
January 19, 2022
Crystal and Mel discusses the Jan.11 2021 press conference and break down what exactly “mild field hospitals” might mean for Canadians.
January 12, 2022
This is the Stupidest Timeline
Crystal and Mel discuss todays presser in BC and summarizes briefly what is happening in Canada.
January 05, 2022
Free Fall into 2022
Project Canary’s ending thoughts for 2021 and Crystal’s special message to HCWs.
January 01, 2022
The 2022 NYE Project Canary Analysis: A Mass Burnout Event is on the horizon.
Crystal and Mel give an analysis of what BC can expect in the upcoming weeks. The predictions of a Mass Burnout Event on the horizon and yes, Canada we are going to have big problems down the road.
December 30, 2021
BC, you’re broken.
Crystal and Mel recap what has happened in the last month in disaster afflicted BC and Mel shares what happened to her along with other Canadian activists.
December 14, 2021
The Cruelty is the Point - Individual action IS policy.
We discuss what is Moral Leadership, Integrity, and the lack of actionable responses we have seen in managing this pandemic. We discussed the new dominant variant and what that means for Canada.
November 17, 2021
It’s Deja F*cking vu.
Crystal and Mel predict what’s coming for Canadians this Fall. Mark your calendars cuz our spooky predictions come true. And yes, we discuss moral bankruptcy, and how our fighters can keep on fighting without burnout.
October 26, 2021
Season TWO Episode One. SSDD.
Same sh!t, Different Day. We are back after a break for Season Two. We give an update and a snapshot of the current state of things in our struggling education and healthcare system.
October 12, 2021
Season One Conclusion: Intersectionality and the Pandemic Response with Dr. Amy Tan
Crystal and Dr. Amy Tan sit down to discuss the pandemic response in British Columbia, and Alberta, to date thus far. We consider how intersectionality is related to the pandemic and associated responses, what it means to be a global citizen, and residual concerns over the lack of precautionary principle in pandemic planning.
August 16, 2021
Season One Finale: Part Two with Mike McCulloch
We discuss Disinformation Warfare, what Mike is experiencing as a parent ready for September, a little neuroscience and a whole lotta you gotta hear this.
August 14, 2021
Season One Finale: Part One with Kathy and Andrea of BC Covid School Trackers.
Listen to our unfiltered dialogue about the state of BC and BC Ed. Warning ⚠️ We get spicy 🌶
August 12, 2021
WTF BC Part Trois - BC Deaths, Fires, Heat Dome, More Deaths
We recap the crazy of this week in BC. What it means when BC lifts their mask mandate, and we discuss the Safer Shopping Network database.
July 06, 2021
Project Canary’s Dialogue on Canada’s Indigenous Issues with @sunshinny
We listen and learn from our friend @sunshinny as we discuss Canada’s Indigenous Issues and we talk about that infamous text message and discuss Canada’s rocky path to reconciliation.
June 29, 2021
The PHAC Documents that Dropped. Yes, those documents.
We discuss the dropped PHAC (Public Health Agency of Canada) documents. What that means for Canadians, and what that means for the COVID6 Provinces.
June 23, 2021
WTF BC Part Deux - All the people left behind.
We discuss BCs haphazard public health plan, the people they’ve left behind, and how they compare to other countries. And why BC leaders are living in Fantasyland.
June 18, 2021
BC Accountability Project: Some Hard Conversations Must Be Hard
We discuss Canada’s Legacy of Genocide, the 215, the emergent Domestic Terrorist Attack in London, Ontario. Our lack of social safety nets, our collective losses, the ‘invisible line’ in Canadian society, and Canada’s lack of Mental Health supports.
June 09, 2021
BC Accountability Project: Teacher’s Voices with Ian.
In this episode we get to chat with Teacher Ian from Vancouver Coastal Health Region. We talk BCed, September restart plans, and what it’s been like for Teachers during this pandemic in BC.
June 05, 2021
BC Accountability Project - May Long Weekend Analysis
We give our analysis of the disaster plan BC has in store for Tuesday after the long weekend. We discuss BC Schools, the new Variant of Concern and what’s coming our way if we continue forward with their foolish plan.
May 23, 2021
BC Accountability Project: Parent Voices with Angela
In this episode we hear from a parent of a special needs child and how the pandemic has affected their life.
May 19, 2021
BONUS Episode: Charting A Strategic Path Out of COVID 19: a public panel discussion
This recording from April 29 public panel discussion is comprised of some of our top doctors and critics, as they discuss how Canada will get out of this never ending pandemic. Panelist speakers include: Dr. Lisa Barrett, Dr. Caroline Colijn, Nick Diamond, David Alston, Dr. Kelley Lee, Dr. Amy Tan, moderated by Andy Longhurst.
May 12, 2021
BC Accountability Project series - the DATA LEAK episode.
We talk about the data leak and as we are vindicated, the gloves come off and we don’t hold back on what needs to happen in Canada for us to get out of this never ending pandemic.
May 09, 2021
BC Accountability Project: Student Voices w/ Luna
In this new series, Crystal and I speak with a student activist from BC and we hear ‘from the mouth of babes’ what’s it like being Gen A and going to school (as if business is usual) in the time of Covid. We also discuss WHO’s admission that Covid is airborne and that means for Canada.
May 03, 2021
Science Over Spin: WTF BC
We give a recap of this weeks crazy updates and discuss the approach of many provinces allowing deaths in our community as collateral damage.
April 29, 2021
Science Over Spin : 4/20/2021 Some Hard Truths
We reflect on yesterday’s presser where BC announced the death of a baby from Covid. We discuss the implications and what BC should be expecting in the coming weeks.
April 21, 2021
Science Over Spin: April 14 mid week update
We discuss the BCNDP, this weeks’ situation report, surge hospitals, asymmetric warfare, disinformation wars, and where BC PHO stand in relation to the WHO, CDC and Health Canada
April 15, 2021
Science Over Spin with guests Kathy and Andrea from BC School Covid Trackers
In this episode, we catch up with Kathy and Andrea again from BC School Covid Trackers after Spring Break to get the running totals of the damage inflicted on our schools and their communities. We discuss variants, the #halfvaxx plan in BC, and frontline workers getting the boot for yet another vaccination campaign in Whistler.
April 12, 2021
Science Over Spin - Easter Weekend Update 2021
In this episode we give an update for BC and Canada of what will happen to our national health system if our leaders fail to enact #CovidZero and take decisive leadership to stop the P1 variant from overtaking Canada. We also give our audience useful tips to stay safe and alive.
April 05, 2021
Science Over Spin: Emergency Broadcast 🚨🚨🚨
Crystal and Mel warn of #D-Day as they beg parents to keep their kids home Monday until everyone knows more about our P1 variant problem. We warn of what happens if #D-Day comes. What happens to our hospitals, our province, our country, our globe. A 360 analysis of #BrazilNorth.
March 28, 2021
Science Over Spin with guests Kathy and Andrea from BC School Covid Tracker. Four BC Moms
In this special episode, Crystal and Mel have guests BC School Covid Tracker Moms, Kathy and Andrea on as we have a no holds barred discussion on what is going on in our Province and in our schools. They speak frankly about the personal costs to them in doing the job our BC PHO SHOULD be doing. Extraordinary Canadian Moms, unfiltered, real talk, nothing sugar coated. Come have a listen.
March 25, 2021
Episode 3 - Science Over Spin with co-host Crystal Mundy
In this episode Crystal and Mel have a frank discussion about the danger BC is in, variants, and what you MUST do now to keep your family and yourself safe.
March 21, 2021
Science Over Spin with co-host Crystal Mundy and guest Jens Von Bergmann
In this episode of Project Canary, Crystal Mundy is crystal clear about the data as she co-hosts in this Science Over Spin Series. Jens Von Bergmann also joins us as we talk Science and discuss what that means for B.C. and CoVID.
March 15, 2021
Project Canary: Crystal Mundy
In this episode, we talk to Real BC Mother/Advocate and Data Scientist Crystal Mundy as we discuss the BC PHO's response to the pandemic and what her Citizen Task Force of researchers have been trying to glean from the incomplete data in our BC Public Health.
March 09, 2021