The Community Podcast Initiative

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Understanding Aquatic Ecosystems in the Chic-Choc Mountains

The Chic-Choc Mountain range in the Gaspésie Peninsula of south-eastern Quebec is the focus of this episode of the Canadian Mountain Podcast. Catherine Lambert, the Executive Director of the...

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Podcast: Restoring the Klinse-Za Caribou and Maintaining Wildlife Balance

In episode three of season five of the Canadian Mountain Podcast, join host Julie Patton and producer Noel Ormita for a conversation with Chief Roland Wilson and researcher Clayton...

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“Talking about death does not kill you”

Many people fear death, and the reason why is simple — we don’t talk about it. While many of us avoid the topic of death, Janet Arnold's experiences of...

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“Molten Heads — we love you!”

Music is all about storytelling. And metal musician and lead singer of Molten Black, Sebby Trombetta, tells a story that Calgary isn’t just for country music. Sebby hopes to...

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“I do all of this to make other people think I’m human”

Many of us engage in masking — disguising one’s natural behaviours to conform to perceived social norms. But for folks with autism, masking is an ongoing process to manage...

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“This is them showing me they care”

Relationships, no matter the kind, are constantly changing, and Gary Chapman’s Five Love Language Model breaks down how people give and express love. With their growing marriage, Marie McFarlane...

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“We’re trying to be inclusive of all types of families and filling the gap where everyone feels supported”

A note: this episode focuses on postpartum mental illness.   Giving birth is typically taught to be one of the most joyous moments in a mom's life, but overwhelming joy is...

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“Generations before us have brushed this under the rug, and that’s just not an option anymore”

A note: this episode focuses on pregnancy loss.   About 20 per cent of pregnancies in Canada end in miscarriage – a loss characterized by silent grief and hidden guilt due...

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“Without that water, nothing on earth lives”

What’s the first thing you do in the morning? Maybe you brush your teeth, drink a glass of water, or make coffee. Chances are that the first thing you...

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“Before you know it, you start to put together this journey”

We all respond to the current climate crisis in different ways. Some people deny it, some recognize it, and some fear it. But some people take action. Inspired to...

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“Every art form is valid… and that’s the beauty of diversity”

Art spans every line of intersection and speaks to every person in varying emotional or spiritual ways. But Calgary’s art scene does not reflect the broad range of people...

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How reciprocity, solutions and rethinking objectivity can help decolonize journalism

In a first-of-its-kind textbook for journalism students, Duncan McCue sets out to demonstrate how integral reciprocity is raising the standards of coverage of Indigenous communities. This episode features a conversation...

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