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The Conversation Lab
31 minutes | Sep 26, 2021
Shannon Walsh - The Gig is Up
Shannon Walsh is a filmmaker, writer and Professor in the Department of Theater and Film at the University of British Columbia. Shannon talks about The Gig is Up is a new documentary she directed about the gig economy and those people most impacted by it.
27 minutes | Sep 5, 2021
Marion Crowe - Soar Above Stigma
Marion Crowe talks about the Soar Above Stigma campaign to champion messages of kindness, acceptance and compassion for indigenous communities.
30 minutes | Jun 30, 2021
TCL John Su - Indigenous Innovations
John Su and Adrian Beaverbones are the co founders of Indigenous Innovations. They are committed to helping First nation communities maximize their health benefits in Edmonton and Vancouver. John talks about their friendship and their work.
34 minutes | Jun 5, 2021
The Climate Conversation
The Climate Conversation is a practicum project between Everything, Podcasts, The British Columbia Institute of Technology, and CFRO FM. Spencer Hall, Yugi Hyde, Brooke McCarthy, Nathan Pond and Emily Szabo, wrote, narrated and produced this program and podcast from a vault of interviews with some of the worlds foremost experts on Climate Change.
41 minutes | May 30, 2021
Tom Beakbane - Consilience - How to Understand Everything
Consilience is a new paradigm that reveals how things self-organize from the bottom up in contrast to how we communicate which is from the top down. We talk about how Tom has resurrected this concept and some of his discoveries of how to look at our world.
35 minutes | May 23, 2021
Craig Johnson - Meeting the Ethical Challenges of Leadership
Craig E. Johnson is a professor emeritus of leadership studies at George Fox University and the author of "Meeting the Ethical Challenges of Leadership." Our conversation interrogates leadership and what Craig has observed in the best and worst of them.
41 minutes | May 9, 2021
SpencerHall - The Jelly Fish Project
I’m Spencer Hall filling in for Don Shafer at the conversation lab. In 2011, Daniel Kingsbury and his band founded an organization called The Jellyfish Project, an organization that harnessed the power of live music to inspire kids to address climate change. This week his mother, Bronia Kingsbury and Naomi Fleschhut, executive director, join us to discuss the groups background, their current initiatives, and how you can get involved.
34 minutes | May 8, 2021
Natasha Shrikant - Words
Natasha Shrikant is a communications scholar with the University of Colorado, Boulder and interested in ethnographic and discourse analysis regarding racial, ethnic and cultural identity. We discuss how to tease out difference in everyday conversations.
37 minutes | Feb 25, 2021
Chris Mcbride & Teri Thorson - Spinal Cord Injury BC
Chris & Teri talk about the work they do with Spinal Cord Injury BC, the challenges they face and what it means to be human - in or out of a wheelchair.
52 minutes | Feb 21, 2021
Terrance Kosikar - Camp My Way
Terrance Kosikar is a first responder and was on scene of the fatal luge accident the first day of the 2010 Winter Olympics in Whistler. This is Terrance's story of dealing with PTSD and his dream of helping others with Camp My Way.
31 minutes | Feb 14, 2021
Nicola Bartel - Mercy Canada
Nicola Bartel has been helping young women since 1996 deal with trauma, abuse, and pain. As the Executive Director of Mercy Canada, she talks about the organization and the challenges many women face in these difficult times.
39 minutes | Jan 31, 2021
Cherie White - Steadfast Developments
Cherie White is a passionate visionary when it comes to social justice and business. As a long time resident in Vancouver's DTES she is committed to making a difference and talks about some of her ideas about environmentally friendly building projects.
41 minutes | Jan 24, 2021
Michael Weib, Tonye Aganaba & Kelly Tatham - "Time to Talk"
Vancouver City Councilor Michael Weib along with Tonye Aganaba and Kelly Tatham join us to unpack what went into Time to Talk. A round-table discussion in our community to talk about decriminalizing poverty and what a poverty reduction plan might look like - a sex workers safety plan, the many issues concerning missing and murdered Indigenous women, girls and 2 spirit people - An equity framework/intersectionality toolkit - the Mayor’s overdose emergency task force, women’s equity strategy, and the healthy city strategy.
42 minutes | Jan 15, 2021
Dr. Michelle Sholzberg - The Rapid Covid Coag Trial (Pillar of Hope)
This is a conversation with Michelle Sholzberg about how a world wide research project came together to investigate a drug that can decrease COVID-19 complications. We talk about the trial, the issues, and chronicling this journey in the podcast series - Pillar of Hope
41 minutes | Jan 2, 2021
Dr. Kari Norgaard - environment, race, sociology, and culture.
Kari Marie Norgaard is Associate Professor of Sociology and Environmental Studies at University of Oregon. Dr. Norgaard has published and taught in the areas of environmental sociology, gender and environment, race and environment, climate change, sociology of culture, social movements and sociology of emotions. She currently has two active areas of research: work on the social organization of denial (especially regarding climate change), and environmental justice and climate work with the Karuk Tribe on the Klamath River. author of Living in Denial: Climate Change,
40 minutes | Dec 20, 2020
David-Whyte - The Conversational Nature of Reality
David Whyte is an internationally renowned poet and author. His poetry and storytelling, is nothing short of transcendent. I'm unashamedly a huge fan as his conversations and poetry have come to my rescue at some darker times in my life and this seems like a perfect moment in history to share He came by our studios a few years ago, and this feels like a perfect moment in history to share this conversation.
34 minutes | Dec 5, 2020
Gregory Ould - Blanket BC
After nearly 8 months of being shut down due to COVID 19, BLANKET BC is BACK picking up and delivering blankets. In this episode Gregory talks about the impetus of the organization, the challenges and issues facing Blanket BC and too many non-profit organizations, issues in fundraising and growing issues of homelessness.
36 minutes | Nov 21, 2020
Marylee is a storyteller, poet, and stand-up comic. She is always enlightening, thoughtful and fun up close and personal or on stage. Our conversation looks at her views on climate change, the beauty in our neighbourhoods, teaching, politics, homelessness, what it’s like taking her “show” online, and a very funny story about ladybugs being an amateur naturalist and photographer.
33 minutes | Nov 7, 2020
Christine Boyle - Climate Emergency!
Christine Boyle was voted to Vancouver City Council in 2018. She is a climate justice activist, United Church minister, community organizer and champion of Vancouver's Climate Emergency Action Plan. We talk about her path to council, activism, the Pope and many other issues...
39 minutes | Oct 30, 2020
Lotte Davis - One Girl Can
Lotte Davis is the Co-Founder of AG Hair and CEO of One Girl Can. In this episode she talks about her memories of relocating to Canada and realizing at an early age that she wanted to return to South Africa and find a way to impact gender inequality helping girls realize their potential to contribute equally.
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