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64 minutes | Nov 18, 2021
Episode 35: Rick Mercer | Author
In episode 35, Arlene chats with Canadian TV Personality and Author, Rick Mercer. While it is often believed that preparation is key, Rick shows us that sometimes the less you know, the better the outcome. It was after Rick went blindly into some of the most influential gigs of his life, that he found himself co-creating one of the most influential television shows to ever air on Canadian television.
52 minutes | Sep 30, 2021
Episode 34: Joanne Molinaro | Author: The Korean Vegan
In episode 34, Arlene chats with author, Joanne Molinaro - popularly known on social media as The Korean Vegan. Starting her successful career as a partner at a top law firm, Joanne's reinvention began when she decided to go vegan and could find no recipes that adhered to her Korean background. Her ability to be vulnerable, paired with her incredible insight, are part of what makes her story so inspirational.
42 minutes | Aug 9, 2021
Episode 33: Ram Castillo | Design Director, Advisor & Investor
In episode 33, Arlene chats with Design Director & Investor, Ram Castillo. Their conversation speaks about humble beginnings, daring to dream through life’s challenges, and pursuing your goals even when you aren’t exactly where you want to be. Ram is a breath of fresh air and his life story will leave you feeling like you can achieve anything.
61 minutes | May 14, 2021
Episode 32: Bif Naked | Platinum Recording Artist & Singer-Songwriter
In episode 32, Arlene chats with platinum recording artist and punk rock legend, Bif Naked. Born in secret to two teenagers studying in India, and adopted by two American missionaries, Bif is no stranger to adapting to your circumstances. Struggling with drug abuse early in her life, followed by surviving breast cancer, she is the reminder we all need to be positive throughout, and after, the darkness.
48 minutes | Apr 29, 2021
Episode 31: Suzan Galluzzo | Transformation Expert
In episode 31, Arlene chats with Suzan Galluzzo, a transformation expert that helps hundreds of women and men achieve their health and wellness goals through fitness. Suzan believes that the key to discovering your strength, is to be brave enough to test your limits and to go even further.
50 minutes | Apr 21, 2021
Episode 30: Ryan Holmes | Chairman & Co-Founder at Hootsuite
From washing windows when he was a kid, to founding Hootsuite - one of the world’s most widely used social media management tools - Ryan Holmes is no stranger to rolling up his entrepreneurial sleeves. In episode 30, Ryan and Arlene discuss “the next big thing” and realize that learning a new skill, even at a young age, shows us our innate ability to never give up.
51 minutes | Apr 16, 2021
Episode 29: Jillian Harris | Founder & Creative Director of Jillian Harris Design
From waiting tables to starring in The Bachelor and The Bachelorette , Jillian Harris knows a thing or two about reinvention. She chats with Arlene on Episode 29 about how the confidence you place in yourself can propel your life.
53 minutes | Mar 31, 2021
Episode 28: Ensign Broderick | Artist
From record store to rockstar, Jason Sniderman - aka Ensign Broderick - has truly lived a life immersed in music. He joins Arlene on this week’s episode to discuss how the chance to fulfill your purpose should never be bound be age.
51 minutes | Mar 24, 2021
Episode 27: Danae Mercer | Journalist & Self-Love Advocate
On social media, things aren’t always what they seem, and no one knows this better than Journalist and Self-Love Advocate, Danae Mercer. This week, she chats with Arlene about why she began sharing the many different ways influencers contort their bodies and edit images for Instagram. A process which has helped her, and countless others, reinvent their lives.Follow Arlene Dickinson on Twitter. Follow Danae Mercer on Instagram.
52 minutes | Mar 17, 2021
Episode 26: Serena Ryder | Musician & Mental Health Advocate
Platinum-selling singer-songwriter, Serena Ryder, joins Arlene on Episode 26 to discuss the overwhelming pressure that came with her rise to international stardom. From the highs of releasing chart-topping music to the lows of being admitted to a psychiatric ward, Serena opens up on her battles with mental health and how she overcame. Follow Arlene Dickinson on Twitter. Follow Serena Ryder on Twitter.
53 minutes | Feb 25, 2021
Episode 25: Tamara Levitt | Author & Head Of Mindfulness At Calm
Need to reduce stress and anxiety in your life? This week’s guest can help you with that. Tamara Levitt is the Head of Mindfulness at Calm - an app for meditation and better sleep. Known for her tranquil voice that relaxes millions of people every day, Tamara’s journey to success was quite the opposite.Follow Arlene Dickinson on Twitter.Follow Tamara Levitt on Twitter.
46 minutes | Jan 29, 2021
Episode 24: Daniel Mazzone | Visual Artist
Previously homeless, Daniel Mazzone is one of Canada’s most talented visual artists. Known for his easily recognizable pop-art style, Daniel’s journey hasn’t always been picture perfect. On Episode 24, Daniel shares with Arlene how the lowest parts of his life helped him find the clarity to push himself to one he was proud of. And when a stranger randomly purchased his art for $15k, he then found the confidence to pursue a career he once thought was impossible.Follow Arlene Dickinson on Twitter.Follow Daniel Mazzone on Twitter.
57 minutes | Dec 10, 2020
Episode 23: Merkules | Rapper
Rising rap star Merkules sits down with Arlene on Episode 23. The talented lyricist opens up on how a violent attack in 2008 was the catalyst for his reinvention and how when you find your core purpose in life you need bet on yourself to achieve it.Follow Arlene Dickinson on Twitter.Follow Merkules on Twitter.
49 minutes | Nov 27, 2020
Episode 22: Linwood Barclay | International Bestselling Author
Life has twists and turns similar to that of a thriller – and no one knows thrillers as good as Linwood Barclay does. On Episode 22, Linwood reveals to Arlene how even though he was one of those lucky people who knew what he wanted to do from a young age, life threw obstacles at him that he had to overcome before being able to follow his passion.Follow Arlene Dickinson on Twitter.Follow Linwood Barclay on Twitter.
57 minutes | Nov 20, 2020
Episode 21: Matthew Santoro | Digital Creator
Digital Creator Matthew Santoro chats all things social with Arlene on Episode 21. Having reinvented himself from an accountant to a YouTube sensation, Matthew is no stranger to the process and shares the reinvention he is in the middle of right now.Follow Arlene Dickinson on Twitter.Follow Matthew Santoro on Twitter.
48 minutes | Nov 13, 2020
Episode 20: Harley Finkelstein | Entrepreneur & Philanthropist
President of Shopify, Harley Finkelstein, joins Arlene on this week’s episode to discuss how being turned down a DJ job at the age of 13 sparked his journey as an entrepreneur and brought him to his current state.Follow Arlene Dickinson on Twitter.Follow Harley Finkelstein on Twitter.
43 minutes | Nov 5, 2020
Episode 19: Cameron Bailey | Artistic Director & Co-Head of the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF)
Arlene chats with Artistic Director & Co-Head of the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), Cameron Bailey, on this week's episode of Reinvention. As head of one of the world's largest film festivals, Cameron shares what he and his team had to do to keep programming alive during the pandemic along with how reinvention is needed to ensure the film industry survives.Follow Arlene Dickinson on Twitter.Follow Cameron Bailey on Twitter.
51 minutes | Oct 28, 2020
Episode 18: Drew Scott | TV Personality and Host of the podcast, At Home With Linda and Drew Scott | Property Brothers
One of TV’s most familiar faces and 1/2 of the Property Brothers, Drew Scott, joins Arlene on this week’s episode of Reinvention. Always eager to follow his dreams in becoming an actor, Drew discusses juggling multiple jobs at a time and never giving into the negative pressure that comes from friends – which ultimately helped him reach that goal.Follow Arlene Dickinson on Twitter.Follow Drew Scott on Twitter.
52 minutes | Oct 22, 2020
Episode 17: Paul Langlois | Musician & Songwriter | The Tragically Hip
On this week’s episode, Arlene speaks with Paul Langlois from The Tragically Hip ahead of the third anniversary of Gord Downie’s death. Speaking on the impact of Gord’s passing and what’s next, Paul leaves those looking to reinvent with wise words: look for it, wait for it and work for it.Follow Arlene Dickinson on Twitter.Follow Paul Langlois on Twitter.
51 minutes | Oct 14, 2020
Episode 16: Kardinal Offishall | Rapper, Producer & Record Executive
The OG of Canadian rap and hip-hop, Kardinal Offishall, joins Arlene to talk about his rise to fame in a country which had no history in the genre, providing insight on how you need to pave the way when there isn’t a path forward. The two also discuss what societal reinvention is needed to ensure racial injustice becomes a thing of the past.Follow Arlene Dickinson on Twitter.Follow Kardinal Offishall on Twitter.
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