A lot has been said about child obesity in recent years, and the problem continues to grow across Canada. Some schools and communities have decided to tackle it head-on by banning fast food, snacks and sugary drinks. But others say we should leave people to make their own choices and that education is the better way to go. We explore the topic with people on both sides of the issue.
Guest(s) : Marvin Rotrand, Montreal City Councillor Amie Watson, Food Journalist Anne Lagacé Dowson, Political Commentator Hanin Fakih, Vanier College Students' Association
CityLife examines issues that affect all anglo Montrealers in an engaging and accessible way. Host Richard Dagenais and his team delve into politics, public transit, roadwork, the environment, the economy, immigration, social issues, culture and much more. Each CityLife show zeroes in on a particular subject or issue unfolding in Montréal, often with original approaches and creative coverage of local stories you may not find anywhere else.
Richard Dagenais was born, raised, educated and, continues to be employed, in Montréal. Twice nominated for ACTRA National Radio Awards, he works in Montréal television and radio as a host, anchor, reporter and writer. He is a singer, songwriter, and musician who has performed the anthems for the Expos and Alouettes. He's married with one son and two nutty dogs. He enjoys sports but hates going to the gym; he goes, but he hates it! He's got a blog and he tweets, too!