Skip to content


I am happy to speak to the media about my research or about ethical issues more generally. I often speak about ethical issues related to sexuality and technology, as well as ones related to life, politics and public policy in Manitoba and in Canada.

I have spoken frequently to the media about ethical issues related to the pandemic, including whether we should report neighbours who violate lockdown, whether countries should adopt vaccine passport systems, and how healthcare systems should triage patients for critical care.

You can find some of my interviews about my research, the pandemic, and other ethical issues below.

Interviews about Issues Related to the COVID-19 Pandemic

Crabb, Josh. (10 January 2022) “Mandatory vaccine policy suggested by federal health minister could be difficult to implement: ethicist,” CTV News.

VanRaes, Shannon, “Overwhelmed Manitoba calls for help amid third wave of COVID-19,” Globe and Mail (23 May 2021)

Petz, Sarah, “How do you report COVID-19 rule breakers without causing a fight? Two experts weigh in,” CBC News (22 May 2021)
Audio interview here

Greenslade, Brittany “Manitoba still has no hospital triage protocols as ICUs near critical levels,” Global News (18 May 2021)

The Morning Edition with Stefani Langenegger, “‘It’s baffling,’ Ethicist shocked at amount of politicians that travelled abroad for the holidays during pandemic,” CBC Saskatchewan (5 January 2021)

Information Radio with Marcy Markusa, “Stay home. That’s what politicians have been telling Canadians. Yet many have chosen to travel over the holidays,” CBC Manitoba (4 January 2021)

May, Katie. (28 Dec 2020) “Nine more deaths, 107 new COVID-19 cases in Manitoba” Winnipeg Free Press

CBC Information Radio, “The Role of Snitches,” 24 December 2020

News on 680 CJOB with Richard Cloutier and Julie Buckingham, “The Ethics of Immunity Passports,” CJOB 15 December 2020.

Grabish, Austin, “Manitoba’s education minister under fire for comments on right to refuse vaccines in midst of pandemic,” CBC News (4 September 2020).

Kusch, Larry. (26 August 2020.) “Criticized hospital CEO quarantines at home.” Winnipeg Free Press.

Allen, Taylor. (23 March 2020.) “Premier scolded for urging tattle-tales.” Winnipeg Free Press.