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Remember when riding a bike was fun? Remember when riding a bike WASN’T a competitive sport? In 2014, Alberta Venture magazine declared Sean Carter one of Alberta’s 50 Most Influential People. That remarkable feat, and many other contributions Sean has made to the province, can be traced back to a moment when true love changed him from a compet ...…
 
Paul Young joins us to chat about his life experience and gives us some insight for what inspired the writing of "The Shack" and his other great books. http://wmpaulyoung.com/ “I thought the way I grew up was ‘normal’ but I think most would probably agree that my history and journey have been a bit unusual.” We live in a world where ‘normal’ do ...…
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: A Newfoundlander in CanadaSubtitle: Always Going Somewhere, Always Coming HomeAuthor: Alan DoyleNarrator: Alan DoyleFormat: UnabridgedLength: 6 hrs and 40 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 10-19-17Publisher: Penguin Random House CanadaRatings: 5 of 5 o ...…
 
This week is another special episode and includes another venture off the "usual" here at That's So Maven! - we've got a man on the show! I sat down with German Villegas, youth mental health worker, masculinity researcher, and host of The Modern Manhood Podcast. I thought it would be really interesting to chat with German about his journey to s ...…
 
On this episode of Inspiring Leaders, we explore a global trend toward Distributed Workforces and best practices for leading geographically separated teams.Dr. Laura Hambley is an Industrial/Organizational Psychologist based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. “Dr. Laura” has over 15 years of experience providing organizational consulting to public an ...…
 
James Gladstone becomes Canada's first aboriginal senator. James Gladstone’s aboriginal name was Akay Namuka, which translates to “Many Guns.” Born May 21, 1887 near Mountain Hill, Northwest Territories, he was a member of the Blood Reserve in Alberta. After completing his schooling, Gladstone apprenticed as a printer, worked as an interpreter ...…
 
This episode takes an in-depth look at the developments currently threatening to close off the last wildlife corridors moving through the Bow River Valley at Canmore. These developments include the Three Sisters and Smith Creek Developments, as well as the proposed development and gondola at Silvertip. http://traffic.libsyn.com/mountainnature/E ...…
 
Art and activism—should they be friends? Hanging together like Kirk and Spock, Crockett and Tubbs, or Laverne and Shirley? Or should they be enemies like Luke Cage and Cotton Mouth, Avatar Aang and the Fire Lord, or Donald Trump and most of humanity? Some people say that art and politics should never mix. Other people say that they always mix—b ...…
 
This week on the Pokercast: Creator of the EPT John Duthie joins us to talk about the history of the tour and his new venture. To begin, Adam is crowd funding for Boston and the WSOP Fantasy League is going again. This week in the news: Pokerstars rolls out their new VIP system and Steve Ruddock of Online Poker Report joins us to run through an ...…
 
This week on the Pokercast: Creator of the EPT John Duthie joins us to talk about the history of the tour and his new venture. To begin, Adam is crowd funding for Boston and the WSOP Fantasy League is going again. This week in the news: Pokerstars rolls out their new VIP system and Steve Ruddock of Online Poker Report joins us to run through an ...…
 
Warren Bergen – President AVAC Ltd.Warren Bergen is an award-winning entrepreneur, an investor and advisor to many companies. He has participated directly with early stage ventures for over 15 years and has raised growth capital from venture capitalists, accredited investors, private equity groups and public markets. He was the Executive Direct ...…
 
Alison Hagan of the MS Society shared her journey on this episode. Conversation about the importance of farm communities, the history of cutting and pasting, the state of journalism, cycling culture and much more. We also ask the question, “what is progress?” Alison & Paul swap 4-H stories. Paul tells us about founding the West Michigan Coop. A ...…
 
Show 31 – Trauma as medicine In this show Nikiah and John-Luke In conversation with Sarah Salter-Kelly, Begin an understanding of the notion of the Wounded Healer and how trauma, suffering and despair can be turned around as a story retold to become a powerful healing force for the world. Sarah is a mother, partner, wife and friend, blessed wit ...…
 
“Projects are the machine that turns the investment into value…I don’t think we are in a shortage of money in the world, but a shortage of good ideas and of people making those ideas a reality.” Just one of the excellent quotes from the experts in project management in construction on this episode. Advanced Work Package, interactive planning, s ...…
 
The Alberta Venture team enlists Nick Wilson, editor of Alberta Oil magazine, to drill into the implications of a Trump presidency on the energy sector. In this special episode, devoted exclusively to the oil sand’s biggest customer, we talk Keystone XL, border taxes, the Paris climate accord and CERAWeek, and try to glean some insight into thi ...…
 
The Alberta Venture team enlists Nick Wilson, editor of Alberta Oil magazine, to drill into the implications of a Trump presidency on the energy sector. In this special episode, devoted exclusively to the oil sand’s biggest customer, we talk Keystone XL, border taxes, the Paris climate accord and CERAWeek, and try to glean some insight into thi ...…
 
Kylie Toh is an incendiary social entrepreneur igniting the Calgary tech, social entrepreneurship, and women-in-business community. Coming from a background of communications, Kylie was exposed to the energy of entrepreneurship. Since then, she’s transformed her career into one of giving back. “I’ve always come to it from a place of just absolu ...…
 
On this weeks show, and amazing turnaround in the fortunes of the MaRS West Tower, CQDM and Brain Canada team up once again, and a significant step in the fight against cancer. We have all this and more on this week’s Biotechnology Focus Radio Show Podcast. Welcome to another episode of Biotechnology Focus Podcast. I’m your host Shawn Lawrence, ...…
 
How can social entrepreneurship lead to a sustainable environment? Kresse Wesling, MBE, is a multi-award winning environmental entrepreneur and Young Global Leader with a background in venture capital and significant start-up experience. After first meeting with the London Fire Brigade in 2005, Kresse launched Elvis & Kresse, which turns indust ...…
 
Podcast Episode 92: “A Few Quick Tales.” Here’s some great stories about people buying and selling real estate in Alberta. These five quick Tales from the Trenches are short, but they show a wide range of different issues, problems, and successes. In a joint venture, it’s always nice when a more experienced investor can help … Continue reading ...…
 
On today's podcast episode I chat with Tanya Morrison, she is a homesteader in Alberta Canada pursuing a journey "back" to off-grid living while taking advantage of modern technology.
 
Before reminiscing about the year’s top news stories, Alberta Venture’s editorial team asks why so many people are leaving Alberta for greener pastures. Then we look at our magazine’s twentieth Business Person of the Year Award winner, Enbridge’s Al Monaco, and segue into a conversation about social license and the future of pipelines. Finally, ...…
 
Before reminiscing about the year’s top news stories, Alberta Venture’s editorial team asks why so many people are leaving Alberta for greener pastures. Then we look at our magazine’s twentieth Business Person of the Year Award winner, Enbridge’s Al Monaco, and segue into a conversation about social license and the future of pipelines. Finally, ...…
 
Before reminiscing about the year’s top news stories, Alberta Venture’s editorial team asks why so many people are leaving Alberta for greener pastures. Then we look at our magazine’s twentieth Business Person of the Year Award winner, Enbridge’s Al Monaco, and segue into a conversation about social license and the future of pipelines. Finally, ...…
 
Each week, the Maclean’s Ottawa bureau sits down with Cormac Mac Sweeney to discuss the headlines of the week. This week: the health minister joins us to discuss federal health transfers to the provinces, a look back on the fall session of Parliament, a controversial comment from a marijuana advocate, and Jason Kirby’s look at what will be the ...…
 
Lease options are all about matchmaking, and it's on a whole new level when you have nothing out of your own pocket. Our guest is able to create passive cash flow streams and massive pay days, even a hefty consideration on the tenant buyer's option deposit, and he does so with a high energy team that supports the tenant buyer in purchasing the ...…
 
Governments are taking on assorted policies to reduce carbon emissions including regulations, green subsidies and carbon taxes. Assuming the desirability of reducing GHG emissions, what is Canada's appropriate policy response? Are governments spending sufficient effort to find least cost effective methods? Dr. Jack Mintz will challenge the curr ...…
 
Governments are taking on assorted policies to reduce carbon emissions including regulations, green subsidies and carbon taxes. Assuming the desirability of reducing GHG emissions, what is Canada's appropriate policy response? Are governments spending sufficient effort to find least cost effective methods? Dr. Jack Mintz will challenge the curr ...…
 
This week your cohosts Francesc and Marktravel all the way to sunny Sunnyvale, CA to interview some Google Developer Experts on the amazing thingsthey do. Google Developer Experts are a very interesting group of highly skilled people with a passion for technologyand spreading their knowledge. We will talk about how they are using the cloud to i ...…
 
This week your cohosts Francesc and Marktravel all the way to sunny Sunnyvale, CA to interview some Google Developer Experts on the amazing thingsthey do. Google Developer Experts are a very interesting group of highly skilled people with a passion for technologyand spreading their knowledge. We will talk about how they are using the cloud to i ...…
 
This week your cohosts Francesc and Marktravel all the way to sunny Sunnyvale, CA to interview some Google Developer Experts on the amazing thingsthey do. Google Developer Experts are a very interesting group of highly skilled people with a passion for technologyand spreading their knowledge. We will talk about how they are using the cloud to i ...…
 
Is buying a house one of the best and most important investments you can make? Is it true what people say about owning and renting, that ownership is always a better option? In this episode of Using Your Power, David Andrew Wiebe and Maveen Kaura explore what it means to buy a home. Podcast Highlights: 00:00 – Intro 00:13 – Closing the open loo ...…
 
In this episode of AV Plus, the Alberta Venture team looks at some of the sunny news coming from the oil patch, detouring only slightly to remind you that we’re still in a downturn. Plus, Jenn Mentanko talks about her story on the business of all those pop-up Halloween shops and Mike Ganley tries to make heads and tails of Donald Trump’s positi ...…
 
In this episode of AV Plus, the Alberta Venture team looks at some of the sunny news coming from the oil patch, detouring only slightly to remind you that we’re still in a downturn. Plus, Jenn Mentanko talks about her story on the business of all those pop-up Halloween shops and Mike Ganley tries to make heads and tails of Donald Trump’s positi ...…
 
In this episode of AV Plus, the Alberta Venture team looks at some of the sunny news coming from the oil patch, detouring only slightly to remind you that we’re still in a downturn. Plus, Jenn Mentanko talks about her story on the business of all those pop-up Halloween shops and Mike Ganley tries to make heads and tails of Donald Trump’s positi ...…
 
In this episode of AV Plus, the Alberta Venture team looks at some of the sunny news coming from the oil patch, detouring only slightly to remind you that we’re still in a downturn. Plus, Jenn Mentanko talks about her story on the business of all those pop-up Halloween shops and Mike Ganley tries to make heads and tails of Donald Trump’s positi ...…
 
Two new biotech companies launched, TO Health! launches a new online health hub, and Government flexes its financial muscle backing science initiatives across the nation. We have this and more on this week’s show! Welcome to Biotechnology Focus Podcast. I’m your host Shawn Lawrence. Story 1 We kick things of this week in Toronto, where TO Healt ...…
 
The AV team dissects Joe Ceci’s Q1 fiscal update and discusses whether we’re on our way up or stuck at the bottom. Then we pick apart the trade dispute with China that has our canola farmers panicking, and examine the ruckus around Energy East and the future of pipelines and social license. Plus, we pick some notables from the V250 in the Septe ...…
 
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