Best Sfu podcasts we could find (Updated April 2019)
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Metro Conversations are about bringing Urbanist and City Making conversations out of the Urban core to places where cool urban transformations are happening: the urban edge, the north shore, south of the Fraser, the northeast sector. We provide experts with contrasting views, to get the facts out front and the conversation rolling. Then ask your questions and present your opinions, so we all can learn from each other. Metro Conversations doesn't have lecturers and audience, but presenters an ...
 
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Below the Radar
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Amplifying ideas that are flying below the radar. We talk environmental and social justice, arts, culture, community-building and urban issues with featured guests.This podcast is produced by SFU’s Vancity Office of Community Engagement as a part of our Knowledge Mobilization Project @ 312 Main — encouraging the meaningful exchange of ideas and information across communities.Hosted and produced by:Am JohalJamie-Leigh GonzalesMelissa RoachMaria Cecilia SabaVisit our website for archived audio ...
 
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Price Talks
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The podcast inspired by West Coast urbanist blog Price Tags. Former Vancouver politician and director of the SFU City Program lecture series Gordon Price interviews leading players and emerging voices on issues of urban planning, architecture, housing, transportation, politics and public spaces.
 
A monthly podcast showcasing the people and ideas that make up the Department of Economics at Simon Fraser University.
 
Sustainability Circle is a new Embark podcast series to create dialogue around sustainability stories at SFU and its surrounding communities. Throughout the series, podcast hosts Teghan and Navreet invite sustainability leaders in our community to discuss their work and knowledge in the field. Topics range from zero waste, glacial melt, micro-plastics, and more!
 
Simi Sara is an award winning journalist, having spent 5 years with CKNW and more than 10 years in local television. She is personable, humble and real. She brings everyday common sense to Vancouver’s daily conversation. Simi’s passion for storytelling allows people to tell her what’s on their mind.
 
Presentations, lectures, and major events at Simon Fraser University's Vancouver campus [HD Video]
 
Research in Focus is a new series hosted by the Faculty of Education at Simon Fraser University. This series focuses on in-depth interviews and discussions with Faculty members on their research activities and the impacts of their work locally and internationally.
 
Two former College roomates talking about the Geek Life. Movies, Comics, TV, Video games, Toys, Cartoons and more...
 
Join comedian Charlie Demers (author of Property Values, The Horrors and Vancouver Special) for a monthly podcast engaging with fiction and non-fiction books of interest to the left. Find us on Twitter @Well_Reds and online at ricochet.media. 'Well Reds' broadcasts out of Vancouver (Coast Salish Territories), Canada. Produced by André Goulet and mastered by Chris Hernandez at Studio Petit Palais in Montréal (Mohawk and Algonquin Territories), Québec.
 
Welcome to our weekly podcast with the little extra Solution Focus for your daily life! The SIMPLY FOCUS Podcast is a weekly show where we share focuses that have enhanced our lives. Our podcast is a resource for people who want to train an effective focus in their life and embrace a life in joy and ease. What you focus on in your daily life matters. Choose focuses that uplift, empower, and amplify useful change. Let yourself inspire for your business and private life.
 
Interesting Vancouver Presents, is a series of conversations with ordinary Vancouverites leading extraordinary lives. This podcast is hosted and produced by David Swanson, with support from Brett MacFarlane and Mark Busse, in association with SFU Woodward’s, Graphic Designers of Canada, and CreativeMornings/Vancouver.Interesting Vancouver is a celebration of the curious and unexpected. Through talks, workshops, and programs, Interesting Vancouver explores the community and activities that ca ...
 
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I interview clan and gaming community leaders 1 on 1 so you know which one is right for you!
 
The EdMedia team supports the use of audio for the SFU Teaching and Learning Centre.
 
A "how-to" on forge in Halo: Reach. Includes a Comprehensive general guide on forging. Advice on map structure. Every topic is explained in my own words with a link to the printed guide: http://www.mediafire.com/?9sp7fqc6c4sok
 
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Varsity Letters
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Veteran amateur sports reporter Howard Tsumura talks to athletes, coaches and trainers.
 
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It's an idea that's been floated for quite awhile now: a gondola service that would take passengers from the Expo and Millennium lines on the SkyTrain, up to Simon Fraser University on Burnaby Mountain. It would cost around $200 million to build. Support for the project has been growing - and it has a new advocate today in the Burnaby Board of ...…
 
Co-op Mode is now the official stand alone video-game podcast of Secret Friends Unite. This week we discussed April releases, Sony's State of Play and Labo VR.Todd played Headlander and Mark has too many AC games.In the Bonus Round we try to help EA be a kinder and gentler company.Follow us @Toxtra and @CaNERDianGamer…
 
Chapter 1 🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥 Vote in @simisara980's 🔥 question of the day: A new episode of The Simpsons will be Canadian-themed, and will include a portrayal of Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau. We want to know: what's your favourite Simpsons episode? Mono.. d'oh! 🎵 We're talkin' softball 🎵 Sideshow bob vs rakes Other: reply and tell ...…
 
At least 290 people are confirmed to have been killed, and five hundred more injured after a series of bomb blasts in Sri Lanka’s capital, Colombo, yesterday, targeted churches and luxury hotels. In the aftermath, the country’s president has given the military sweeping war-time powers to arrest and detain suspects after the nine bombings. Guest ...…
 
Modern-day science has allowed us to prolong and improve life in astonishing ways, often by fending off germs and other invisible foes. But there’s no “immunity” to the inevitable signs of aging . . . or is there? In The Whole-Body Microbiome, the father-daughter team of Dr. Brett Finlay (a microbiologist) and Dr. Jessica Finlay (a specialist o ...…
 
Diversity of viewpoint is the essence of democracy. Which is why we won’t save democracy by putting labels such as “racist” on those who support the Trumps of our time. A truly new global order requires a new way to tribe out. Enter Irshad Manji and her dog, Lily. Raised to believe that dogs are evil, Manji overcame her fear of the “other” to a ...…
 
If you’ve ever looked at an older cookbook, you might have wondered how on earth people ever ate that stuff. A new book delves into the history of some of the strange but true recipes from years gone by. Christina Ward, author of ‘American Advertising Cookbooks’, joined Simi on the show today. Guest: Christina Ward Author of 'American Advertisi ...…
 
It is Earth Day today, so it's a good time to look at a new report from the World Wildlife Fund about some of the conservation efforts in British Columbia, and in particular, in the Okanagan. Development is continuing to expand, as we know. Moreover, the report today is helping us understand the pressure that is putting on habitats that are in ...…
 
- Always keep the door locked - Don’t accept a street-facing ground floor room - Sanitize, bed bug search, lock up valuables - Don’t say your information out loud in public - Don’t give information over the phone - Double check locks and lights DEALS: 7 Night Las Vegas Cruise & Stay September 25 4 night cruise (Vancouver to LA), motor coach tra ...…
 
Sri Lanka's president has declared tomorrow as a national day of mourning. The statement also says that the country is seeking international assistance as it tries to get to the bottom of the Easter Sunday bomb blasts in the capital, Colombo. Sri Lanka is citing intelligence agencies' reports that “international groups” were involved with the a ...…
 
Should B.C. lower unposted speed limits on residential streets to 30 kilometres per hour? It’s an idea being promoted by Vancouver Green Party Councillor, Pete Fry who wants to see the province drop the default speed limit on local streets. His motion to council calls for the city to work through the Union of B.C. Municipalities to lobby for th ...…
 
With alternative fuels and the future of the gas powered internal combustion engine in jeopardy and electric cars becoming more popular, what will happen to mechanics? Do electric motors require less maintenance and will you ever get an oil change again? Lynda Steele show contributor Eric Chapman has a look at the future of Car Mechanics.…
 
Vote in @simisara980's 🔥 question of the day: A new episode of The Simpsons will be Canadian-themed, and will include a portrayal of Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau. We want to know: what's your favourite Simpsons episode? Mono.. d'oh! 🎵 We're talkin' softball 🎵 Sideshow bob vs rakes Other: reply and tell us!…
 
We’ve been talking about social media companies and their belated efforts to try and crackdown on some of the controversial content you see on their sites, like the New Zealand shooting of fifty people which was life-streamed on Facebook before being shut down. Even after that more than a million attempts were made to upload that same video ont ...…
 
Have you ever had one of those times when you’re driving home from work, like you always do, and you pull up at home and don’t remember the drive? It’s because your brain was on auto-pilot, and it can be disconcerting when that happens. It’s an example of what your subconscious brain can do - and there is more to it than that. Guest: Dr. Mike D ...…
 
SFP 56 – Episode 56: Don’t assume, ask: A unique conversation about common factors, respect, and keeping clients at the center with Prof. John Murphy Simply Focus Podcast – Episode #56 Hosted by: Elfie Czerny & Dominik Godat | Intro: Bibiana Czerny & Ken Brooks | Music: www.bensound.com, John Murphy SFP 56 - Episode 56: Don’t assume, ask: A uni ...…
 
We all know it’s important for children to get enough vitamins in their diet, but do we really need to be giving them supplements to fill in the gaps? Registered dietitian Desiree Nielsen told the Simi Sara Show that deciding whether or not to give your children vitamin supplements really depends on their own unique needs, with some exceptions. ...…
 
When it comes to children's social and emotional development, perhaps nothing matters more than healthy relationships - especially the ones with their parents. That's why the Canadian Paediatric Society is advising paediatricians and family physicians to help parents cope with the inevitable challenges that come with raising kids. They're putti ...…
 
More than nine million Canadians experienced tinnitus in the past year, according to new research by Statistics Canada. Tinnitus is when you perceive a noise to be happening, but there's no actual sound-producing source that's causing it. In most cases, it's only the person with tinnitus that is picking up on the apparent sound. Guest: Pamela R ...…
 
For the first time in history, humankind can be witness to one of Einstein’s predictions: the existence of black holes. This morning, an international scientific team announced that they were able to see and capture the first-ever picture of a black hole. The black hole is situated at the center of the Messier 87 galaxy, a massive galaxy in the ...…
 
A recent poll found the majority of US parents are still doing mundane tasks for their adult children, like reminding them of deadlines and making their appointments. But as many of us know: this isn’t just a problem exclusive to millennials. Lots of older people rely on their spouse to manage their schedules, make the dinner, run errands, and ...…
 
With a general election this Fall, an Alberta election looming, and continued chaos south of the 49th, there’s an important question to ask: are we Too Dumb for Democracy? At least, that’s what political theorist and regular media commentator David Moscrop is asking in his new book of the same name, in which he asks why we make irrational polit ...…
 
There are many issues that are contributing to the uncertain future of journalism, and one of the biggest issues is the advancement of automation in newsrooms. In this report, CKNW contributor Claire Allen and a special guest explore how automation is changing the future of journalism.
 
We are in the midst of a changing world of sport, and at the center of that is high-performance Canadian cyclist, and transgender woman, Kristen Worley. Her new book is called Woman Enough: How a Boy Became a Woman and Changed the World of Sport. She joined Simi on the show today. Guest: Kristen Worley Athlete and author…
 
ZUCKED is the story of how a noted tech venture capitalist, an early mentor to Mark Zuckerberg and investor in his company, woke up to the serious damage Facebook was doing to our society and set out to try to stop it. Guest: Roger McNamee Author of Zucked: Waking Up to the Facebook Catastrophe
 
Vote in @simisara980's 🔥 question of the day: Should BC lower speed limits on residential streets to 30kph? It’s an idea being promoted by Vancouver City Councillor, @PtFry, who wants to see the province drop the default speed limit on local streets. Yes, it’s about safety No, that’s too slow
 
Public transit consultant Jarrett Walker says the value of his work with municipalities around the world is never predicated on delivering his own recommendation. Instead, he says he “fosters conversations, leading to confident decisions”. That might get his firm Jarrett Walker + Associates the job. But as he demonstrates during this enlighteni ...…
 
Disney + and Star Wars celebration dominated the news this weekWe geeked out about War of the Realms and A discovery of WitchesIn the Thunderdome, we discuss the state of Star Wars fandom. The good, the bad and the ugly. In this one, Charlie digs out his Hater-pants. Call us on the Hotline 872-225-2496 and leave a 3 minute review, comment or qu ...…
 
Chapter 1 🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥 Vote in @simisara980's 🔥 question of the day: BC Ferries is launching a pilot project this June. If you buy a meal and eat at the Pacific Buffet you will be allowed to buy one or two drinks along with your food. Is this a good idea? Yes, love it! No, bad precedent Not sure Chapter 2 The Special Counsel’s ...…
 
Loser Samsung’s new folding phone Some of Samsung's new folding phones appear to be breaking after just a couple of days. Journalists who received the phones to review before the public launch say the Galaxy Fold screen started flickering and turning black before completely fizzling out. The long-anticipated folding phone goes on sale April 26t ...…
 
The landlord of a Penticton man accused of quadruple homicide said he was a model tenant. Peggy and Anthony Friesen own a fourplex where John Brittain, 68, resided for the past five years — 184 Lakeview St. The unit was released by RCMP on Thursday morning. It had been behind yellow police tape for the past three days as police investigated pos ...…
 
BCIT has been delivering education in the railway sector for over 15 years. It is one of the three colleges in Canada that offers this type of training, but it’s the only college that has a certified industrial railway with the Minister’s operating certificate. Why should someone consider enrolling in the railway program at BCIT? What sort of c ...…
 
BC Ferries is launching a pilot project this June. If you buy a meal and eat at the Pacific Buffet you will be allowed to buy one or two drinks along with your food. Many of you have sharing your thoughts with us today. And get ready to call us - because we’ll be taking your thoughts on our open line after our next guest. Tracy Crawford is BC’s ...…
 
This week, we’re talking about spring fever Guest: Jason Tetro Author of the Germ Code and the Germ Files Host of the Super Awesome Science Show podcast on Curiouscast
 
20 years ago this Saturday, on April 20th 1999, two students culminated months of planning by donning black trench coats and attacking their school. Armed with guns and an arsenal of bombs, Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold, terrorized fellow students and teachers inside the Columbine High School. The world watched as people inside the school frant ...…
 
US Attorney General, William Barr, says a version of special counsel Robert Mueller's report with fewer redactions will be made available to a small group of lawmakers. In a letter to Congress this morning, Barr says the second version of the report would be given to the “Gang of Eight”, the top-ranking House and Senate lawmakers from both part ...…
 
This morning, the long-anticipated redacted version of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report that investigated possible collusion between Russia and the Trump campaign was released to Congress. Before the report was released to the lawmakers in Washington, U.S. Attorney General William Barr held a press conference in which where he presented ...…
 
Vote in @simisara980's 🔥 question of the day: BC Ferries is launching a pilot project this June. If you buy a meal and eat at the Pacific Buffet you will be allowed to buy one or two drinks along with your food. Is this a good idea? Yes, love it! No, bad precedent Not sure
 
Loser A forty nine year old man in Painesville, Ohio A man was arrested at a Perkins Restaurant and Bakery just before noon yesterday He had removed an iguana from his shirt and swung it around his head by its tail and then threw the iguana at the store manager. The man was arraigned on charges of disorderly conduct. The iguana, whom was affect ...…
 
Chapter 1 🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥 Vote in @simisara980's 🔥 question of the day: a new study is linking processed meat to cancer. Eating just a strip of bacon a day increases your risk. We want to know: how many pieces of bacon do you eat in a week? 0 1-3 4-6 7 or more Chapter 2 What does Jason Kenney’s win in Alberta mean for us in Britis ...…
 
Simi was at a very large family event over the weekend, and more than once felt the need to duck out of a heated political conversation. It seems like all political conversations are these days: heated. It feels like everyone is always arguing to try and change someone’s mind that isn’t going to be changed, no matter what facts and figures migh ...…
 
For allergy sufferers, this time of year may mean you are suffering with watery eyes and a runny nose, but did you know that your pet could also have allergies, and they may not be seasonal. Dr. Jennifer Adolphe, Senior Pet Nutritionist at Petcurean, joins us in studio to discuss common food allergies that your pet may have and how to deal with ...…
 
How do cancer cells grow? Well, they need glucose. So if we can better-understand how the body processes sugar, can that help us design the kind of cancer treatments we need to fight the disease? An immunologist at the University of Victoria has received over a million dollars in funding to look into this. His name is Julian Lum, and he joins m ...…
 
Be the driver on a road trip Sit in a window seat in-flight Cabin at the back of cruise ship Take Benadryl or Gravol Use sea sickness wristbands Prescription transdermal patch Coping with motion sickness Look straight ahead in the car Look out at the water on a cruise Look out the window on a plane Eat bland foods & clear carbonated beverages D ...…
 
A new study from the University of Oxford is showing how much likely you are to get cancer if you eat processed meat. And there's bad news for those who eat even small amounts - just a piece of bacon a day significantly increases the risk. Guest: Professor Tim Key Co-author of the study and Deputy Director of the Cancer Epidemiology Unit at the ...…
 
The vast majority of adults in Britain - about 70 per cent - are worried that misinformation could influence the outcome of an election or a referendum. And about as many believe it should be a criminal offence to spread 'fake news' deliberately. Those findings are in a poll by Ipsos Mori for King's College London. It was conducted in February ...…
 
Former federal conservative cabinet minister Jason Kenney is Alberta's new premier. His United Conservative Party crushed Rachel Notley and the N-D-P in yesterday's provincial election. Kenney is urging the rest of Canada to support the province's energy sector, which includes the need for a pipeline. So is his election a good thing, or a bad t ...…
 
Vote in @simisara980's 🔥 question of the day: a new study is linking processed meat to cancer. Eating just a strip of bacon a day increases your risk. We want to know: how many pieces of bacon do you eat in a week? 0 1-3 4-6 7 or more
 
Loser 26 year old Aaron Gutierrez from Lovington, New Mexico Lovington police said Aaron Gutierrez was arrested Monday in connection with a phoned-in bomb threat in February. Aaron was arrested after police obtained phone records through search warrants. According to investigators, Aaron called in the bomb threat to get his girlfriend off of wo ...…
 
Chapter 1 🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥 Vote in @simisara980's 🔥 question of the day: do you cover the camera on your digital devices because of privacy concerns? And if so, which devices do you cover up? Laptop Phone / Tablet All of the above None of the above Chapter 2 Voters in Alberta are deciding who their next Premier will be It was a fou ...…
 
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