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SyrupCast is a weekly show that puts a spotlight on the Canadian tech industry. Each week we focus on the tech stories that matter to Canadians, including smartphones, video games, apps, and telecom news. Join us as we dive through this always-interesting and ever-expanding industry!
 
Dan is the founder and CEO of The Pontefract Group, a firm that aims to improve the state of leadership and organizational culture. Dan's podcast explores key attributes of becoming a leader that cares more about people. Dan is the best-selling author of three books: OPEN TO THINK, THE PURPOSE EFFECT and FLAT ARMY. A renowned speaker, Dan has presented at four different TED events and also writes for Forbes and Harvard Business Review. Dan is an adjunct professor at the University of Victori ...
 
Are you interested in filmmaking? Perhaps you're trying to break into the film industry? Or maybe you just want to know about all the different artists and their stories. The BlatzCast is the podcast for you! I, Michael Blatz, sit down with members of the film industry to explore how they got their start, what projects they are working on, and all the steps they took along the way to make it in the world of film.
 
Canadian comedian and former radio talk show host Andrew Grose and his wife, Edmonton Comedy Festival Director, Carole McIlvride Grose produce a hilarious weekly show that will have you laughing out loud. The pair share their contradictory views on current events around the world, politics, life and each other. Regular segments include their "Dick of the week", "You're a Covidiot", "Checking in with the Politicians", "The BIG Blue Folder" of odd stories and "How Smart is Carole?" While somet ...
 
Jill Maria Mateas Robinson a Romanian born Canadian Actor, embarks on a new challenge in life that she was faced with from an amazing opportunity that came out of the blue for her. She got the opportunity to be mentored by a handful of Alberta's best filmmakers who are mentoring for Story Hive's Community Program this January-April! Follow Jill Maria while she makes her first documentary called The Dreamers. We follow the novice film maker behind the scenes, much footage is her self shooting ...
 
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For LGBTQ2+ individuals facing persecution and state-sponsored violence around the world, Rainbow Railroad can provide a pathway to a better life. They partner with local and international organizations to relocate and support queer people whose lives are in danger. Managing Director WInnie Luk spoke to Tamara about the role of the media in bringin…
 
As technology advances, it continues to create new opportunities for new solutions in health and wellness. This week, we explore a new service available to Canadians through TELUS Health. Juggy Sihota, VP of TELUS Consumer Health, joins Mike and John to discuss how TELUS has partnered with Apple to offer 24/7 monitoring to individuals with health c…
 
In this episode: Andrew’s Rant – Shaw… again Mike’s Rewind Joe’s Fact Check Listener Questions, Comments & Reviews – Kenney Dream Dick of the Week – The Tampa Bay Lightning Average Idiot – Hotel bathroom floods You’re a Covidiot – Uber passenger Dickovidiot – Anti-masker in a Petco The Edmonton Elks Fight Song? What Does Kevin Think? – Vaccinating …
 
Covid-19 restrictions have greatly impacted higher education, leaving students young and old asking the question: “are traditional degrees even worth it anymore?” This question is especially relevant as more and more organizations are offering training/development programs for team members. On this episode of TELUS International Studios, we're join…
 
In this episode: Andrew’s Rant – City tree planting Mike’s Rewind Joe’s Fact Check Listener Questions, Comments & Reviews – Andrew’s start in comedy Dick of the Week – Airport Karen Average Idiot – Distracted driver in Ohio You’re a Covidiot – Anti-masker on a patio in L.A. Dickovidiot – Vaccinated customer in an Illinois CVS WTF? – A Peloton train…
 
You might know author Eden Robinson from the feature film adaptation of her novel Monkey Beach, or from the binge-worthy CBC series based on her Trickster trilogy. But the Eden that Tamara spoke to was someone painfully and hilariously honest about the messy inner world of a writer. From using writing to weather the pandemic to taking comfort in th…
 
Two factor authentication is becoming increasingly popular as a way to secure accounts. However, many users have found the process to be confusing and, at times, challenging. Find out why authenticator apps are becoming increasingly popular and why they might offer a better way to secure your accounts. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy inform…
 
In this episode: Andrew’s Rant – The Oilers Mike’s Rewind Joe’s Fact Check Listener Questions, Comments & Reviews Dick of the Week – Grande Prairie guy gets ticket Average Idiot – Lady has bank password compromised You’re a Covidiot – Anti-masker on a Southwestern flight Dickovidiot – Woman banned from Trader Joes Checking in with the Politicians –…
 
When Dr. Daniel Kalla isn’t leading the emergency department at Vancouver’s St. Paul’s Hospital, he pens best-selling thrillers that take us behind the curtain of global medicine. His new novel, Lost Immunity, arrives at just the right time, capturing the trials and tribulations of a public health officer tasked with defeating a terrifying new pand…
 
Last year, Google cancelled its annual developer conference. This year, Google I/O was in full swing with several big announcements. We recap what's new from the technology giant, and what it means for Android users. Brian Jackson, Research Director at Info-Tech Research Group, joins us to lend his thoughts. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy …
 
This week on the SyrupCast, MobileSyrup managing editor Patrick O'Rourke, "bad boi" Brad Bennett and Android specialist Dean Daley, unpack everything from Google I/O 2021's keynote. To start the show Brad and Dean shoot rapid-fire questions at Patrick regarding all the Apple products that he reviewed this week, including the 2021 iMac, iPad Pro and…
 
In this episode: Andrew’s Rant – Sensible Restrictions Mike’s Rewind Joe’s Fact Check Listener Questions, Comments & Reviews What’s Madi Up To? – A follow up on the “I shit my pants” story Dick of the Week – Guy tries to rent a car without a credit card You’re a Covidiot – One man protest at a Costco Celebrity Covidiot Ricky Schroder Dickovidiot – …
 
We’re over a year into the COVID-19 pandemic, and we’re all missing our friends. Journalist and author Kayleen Schaefer has written two books about the power of female friendship, and she joins Tamara to talk about how women can support each other at home and in the workplace, the role sexism plays in keeping women apart, and how we can all nurture…
 
On this episode of TELUS International Studios, we're joined by Joe Gilgoff, VP of Customer Care at Daily Harvest. Since the company's start, Daily Harvest has been leading the way in centering conversations around easy, accessable, healthful foods - delivered right to your door. Part of the formula that aided in success at Daily Harvest, is the ap…
 
In this episode: Andrew’s Rant – Shaw Internet Mike’s Rewind Joe’s Fact Check Listener Questions, Comments & Reviews Dick of the Week – Woman at a Trader Joe’s gets touched You’re a Covidiot – Woman at a CVS store & anti-masker at a walk-in clinic Dickovidiot – Woman with a service animal and no mask WTF - Briscoe Cain & Purity in the ballot box in…
 
Some days it feels impossible to fit everything into 24 hours, but award-winning novelist, journalist and mother Karma Brown believes most of us can find one hour that’s just for us. She joins Tamara to discuss her latest book, The 4% Fix, her path to becoming an author and how simple things, like setting your alarm a little earlier, can get you cl…
 
As federal MPs in Ottawa review a proposed Rogers and Shaw merger, experts weigh in on how the move would affect wireless competition in Canada. Law professor and legal expert, Michael Geist, who appeared before the committee, joins Mike and John to discuss the implications of the deal for competition and wireless prices. See omnystudio.com/listene…
 
In this episode: Andrew’s Rant – Hamptons Boston Pizza & Twitter Mike’s Rewind Joe’s Fact Check Listener Questions, Comments & Reviews Dick of the Week – A woman at Canada Post in Pincher Creek Average Idiot - A woman at Canada Post in Pincher Creek You’re a Covidiot – A woman at Canada Post in Pincher Creek WTF - A woman at Canada Post in Pincher …
 
On this episode of Money and Meaning, host Alex Kravitz is joined by Shalini Rao, Director of Growth Equity at Generation Investment Management. Originally founded in 2004 by Al Gore and David Blood, Generation currently manages over $30B in assets with 100% invested in long-term, sustainable investments. The growth equity team recently closed thei…
 
It’s our second Mother’s Day in a pandemic and moms are struggling more than ever to balance parenting and work responsibilities. Two TELUS leaders have taken the initiative to create the Mama Bear program, a community that uplifts, empowers, and celebrates the challenges and capabilities of working mothers. Kate Evans and Angelica Victoria are usi…
 
With Bill C-10, the Liberal government is seeking to regulate online content, but a new amendment gives the CRTC the power to regulate user-generated content uploaded to social media. University of Ottawa Law Professor, Michael Geist, joins Mike and John to discuss how this amendment to the bill could infringe upon our right to free expression. See…
 
Damien Beresford, Chief Technology Officer at Nearform joins us on this episode of TELUS International Studios. Nearform has been in the spotlight over the last year for their COVID-19 contact tracing developments. Damien deep dives into the process of what it was like tackling the task of a lifetime - from the discovery phase, to working with gove…
 
In this episode: Andrew’s Rant – Flat tires & TireBee.ca Mike’s Rewind Joe’s Fact Check Listener Questions, Comments & Reviews Dick of the Week – A guy at a Little Caesars Average Idiot - Tucker Carlson You’re a Covidiot – A woman at an Ottawa Chapters Dickovidiot – Covidiot filming a barista filming a covidiot Checking in with the Politicians – Re…
 
A lot has happened since Tamara last spoke to Dr. Michael Osterholm, infectious disease expert, in July of 2020. Since then, he’s become part of President Biden’s transition team, advising him and his cabinet on the pandemic and the COVID-19 vaccine rollout. He joins us again to discuss the variants cropping up across the globe, the vaccination eff…
 
At its first product launch even of the year, Apple unveiled a new generation of the iPad Pro this week. With a powerful new chip, this iPad will give your laptop some solid competition. But, is it worth the price tag? Ted Kritsonis joins Mike and John to unpack the merits of the newest addition to the Apple iPad family. See omnystudio.com/listener…
 
The best of the 1st year of Grose Misconduct. Please consider supporting the podcast with a donation to paypal.me/grosemisconduct This first year of Grose Misconduct was sponsored by Crystal Glass, Todd’s Mechanical, Leading Edge Physiotherapy, South Central Dentistry, Ol’ MacDonald’s Resort, AlbertaMasks.com and The Edmonton Comedy Festival. Suppo…
 
This week on the SyrupCast, Patrick O'Rourke and Brad Bennett are joined by MobileSyrup's Jon Lamont to break down Apple's recent 'Spring Loaded' fall hardware event, including the purple iPhone 12, the new Apple TV 4K, the AirTag, the colourful new iMac and the M1-equipped iPad Pro. And yes, we now know that the purple iPhone is not called 'Gorgeo…
 
In this episode: Andrew’s Rant – Edmonton street cleaning Mike’s Rewind Rogers network goes down Joe’s Fact Check News from Epcor Listener Questions, Comments & Reviews Suggestions for the Best Of episode The small talker & the postal lady Dick of the Week – Larry Heather & a Karen Dickovidiot – Karen Bell in Texas You’re a Covidiot – A Gym owner a…
 
“You’ll get no argument from me that there are sectors where moving institutional scale, finance-first money is what’s needed. Our argument is that in places where the market is not functioning, in places where markets have left people behind, that this kind of low-cost money is required in order to make a difference in the lives of poor, marginali…
 
Jen Bennett from Google joins Tamara in a special Earth Day episode to discuss how leading industries around the globe are digging into new environmental goals, why this is linked to addressing social inequality, and how there’s never been more opportunities for business owners, and really, all of us, to make intentional, sustainable choices about …
 
NFTs have been a hot topic in the art world recently but they're also changing the fan experience for sports enthusiasts. On this week's episode, we speak with tech expert and sports enthusiast, Brian Jackson about how NBA Top Shot is changing the fan experience for NBA lovers. Find out how fans can own and collect the biggest moments in the NBA th…
 
On this episode of TELUS International Studios, we're joined by Brian Solis, Global Innovation Evangelist at Salesforce. Brian wears many other hats as a digital anthropologist, author, and keynote speaker, so there's no shortage of insights he has to share. From how the pandemic has changed our relationship with technology, accelerated fear and an…
 
In this episode: Mike’s Rewind Joe’s Fact Check Listener Questions, Comments & Reviews Covidiot Kevin Andrew’s Rant – Vaccine distribution Dick of the Week – Days Inn Front Desk Clerk Dickovidiot – Toronto Anti-Masker You’re a Covidiot – Maintenance Staff at Toronto Condo Checking in with the Politicians – Kenney, Shandro & Trudeau What Does Kevin …
 
Sarah Wilson, author of “This One Wild and Precious Life: A Hopeful Path Forward in a Fractured World”, spent the past year watching as wildfires, the #MeToo movement, and a global pandemic rocked her home country of Australia. She saw the need for a new path forward, and joins Tamara to discuss the urgency of climate change, finding strength and h…
 
As NFTs go from niche to mainstream, a new app, called S!NG, is putting the power back in the hands of creators. Mike and John speak with Chief Product Officer, Raine Maida, about the unique way the app allows creators to take control of their intellectual property using blockchain technology. As the lead singer of popular Canadian rock band, Our L…
 
In this episode: Andrew’s Rant – Who put the burnt muffins in the bag? Grose Misconduct swag! Mike’s Rewind Joe’s Fact Check Listener Questions, Comments & Reviews Dick of the Week – Vancouver Anti-Masker You’re a Covidiot – Vancouver Anti-Masker Checking in with the Politicians – Carlson, Trudeau, Tam, Kenney & Hinshaw What Does Kevin Think? – Is …
 
“Lending has the capacity to transform what people can do based on their capabilities and not necessarily based just on the opportunities that they’ve been dealt. If you believe, like I do, that capabilities are equally distributed but opportunities certainly are not, then lending can be a way to try to level the playing field a bit more.” This epi…
 
Dr. Silke Appel-Cresswell leads the BC Brain Wellness Program in Vancouver and studies how diet, exercise and social connection might prevent chronic brain disorders. It won’t be shocking to hear her describe an ideal diet full of fruits, vegetables and healthy fats, but what may be common sense is still hard for many of us to adopt. Tamara talks t…
 
Recently, Apple released an iOS update with an important patch for a security update. If, like many of us, you're reluctant to update your phone's operating system right away, you'll want to tune into this week's show. Graham Williams joins hosts Mike and John to discuss why it's important to update your smartphone's operating system as soon as upd…
 
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