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About the Podcast


Each day we make many decisions about our health, safety and the environment – from the food we eat and staying cybersafe, to dealing with public health emergencies and fighting climate change. The Own the Science Podcast reveals how often little-known public sector science affects every Canadian’s day-to-day life. If you want to better understand the vast network of Canadian organizations working on the science and engineering of your world, this is the podcast for you.

The Production Team

Own the Science is sponsored by, providing media and communications training to public sector organizations for over 20 years.

The podcast is produced out of the TRUSTMAKERS Learning and Media Production Centre in Ottawa.

Research and host: Andrea Marantz

Post-production and voiceover: Julie Sommerfeld

Coordination and scheduling: Brenda Bookbinder

Original music: Ayden Gray

Created, written and hosted by John Nelson McKay

Follow us on Twitter at @ownthescience.

You can subscribe to Own the Science here or anywhere you listen to podcasts.