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Join me, Mike Redman on 'GIG' where I have conversations with some of the most interesting people in the Film & Music industry. I'll be talking toi Music Supervisors to Re-Recording Engineers, Composers to Directors, DP’s, Production Designers, and Make-up Artists. If you are trying to figure out where to take your career, I want to help you be successful … Or, maybe you’re just an enthusiast and want to know the difference between a grip and a gaffer, well you’ll find it right here!
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Welcome to The Trill, your go-to podcast for all things Ontario politics. Hosted by your favourite journalists at The Trillium, we'll bring you regular episodes on the biggest issues in Ontario politics, plus some stuff we think is worth your attention that might not be making headlines.
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The goal of the psych health and safety podcast is to rapidly advance the practice of psychological health and safety in companies worldwide. Featuring a guest each episode from the fields of health and safety, psychology and academia who are leading the way in their corner of the globe. Hosts: Jason van Schie, Joelle Mitchell, Hayley Farrell & Peter Kelly
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Here at the Missing Middle, we get a lot of great listener questions. In this episode, we answer one about whether landlords' expectations play a role in unaffordable rental prices. The conversation discusses the challenges faced by millennials and younger generations in Canada when it comes to homeownership and starting a family. It explores the i…
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In this episode, UK hosts Peter and Kate chat with Stavroula Leka, Professor of Organisations Work and Health at Lancaster University. Stavroula shares her recollections from her time as the convenor of the working group for ISO 45003, and offers insights into global policy and legislative changes in relation to psychological health and safety.…
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Send us a Text Message. Today I have a very special guest, award winning Music Supervisor Deva Anderson. She is the Head of Music for Playtone, the production company founded by Tom Hanks and Gary Goetzman. Deva is responsible for the music you’ve heard in the series ‘Masters of the Air,The Pacific, My Big Fat Greek wedding, and over 65 other produ…
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Recently, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau commented that home prices couldn't drop because so many people rely on their home's value for their retirement. But could a prime minister stop a housing crash if he wanted to? In this discussion, Mike and Cara discuss the idea of how much control the federal government has over home prices. They examine the…
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In this episode, Australian hosts Jason and Joelle chat with Mike Hagan, HR and WHS Consultant at Mike Hagan Consulting Services. Mike shares insights from his experiences working across Safety and Human Resources to implement psychological health and safety in a large multinational. Key issues and challenges include implementing psychosocial surve…
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In this conversation Smart Prosperity Institute economist Mike Moffatt and journalist Cara Stern talk to certified financial planner and founder of the New School of Finance Shannon Lee Simmons, about saving for retirement. Canada’s National Institute for Aging recently did a survey of 6,000 older Canadians to find out how they feel about the prosp…
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In this episode, UK hosts Peter and Kate chat with Sara Flanagan, Global Wellbeing Director at Boston Consulting Group. Sara shares from her experiences in implementing psychological health and safety internally within professional services firms, both at a national and at a global level.By Sara Flanagan, Peter Kelly, Kate Field
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Send us a Text Message. Today I have a great conversation with close friend, and composer Greg Sims. We are talking about the importance of taking chances to move your career forward and what we’ve learned from our own experiences. Greg has taught me so many valuable lessons. One example is that there is not such thing as multitasking. Both Greg an…
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In this discussion, Smart Prosperity Institute economist Mike Moffatt and journalist Cara Stern read a viewer email from Atanas Georgiev of Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, who is wondering about potential negative side effects of a deflationary housing market if there is a drastic increase in housing supply. They explore the definition of affordabili…
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In this episode, UK hosts Peter and Kate chat with Marc Atherton, Registered Aviation Psychologist and Partner at Allaxa. Marc speaks to the impact of the COVID-19 lockdowns on the aviation industry, shares his views about the relationship between mental health and safety in aviation, and shares insights from the recently published Royal Aeronautic…
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Housing starts in Canada are falling, particularly in Ontario, and the situation is even worse than predicted. The non-condo ownership market has seen a massive decline over the last 20 years, with high land prices and development charges making it unaffordable for buyers. Yet prices aren’t coming down. Mike Moffatt and Cara Stern discuss this chal…
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In this episode Australian hosts Jason and Joelle chat with Dr Brock Bastian, Professor of Social Psychology at the University of Melbourne, and Director and Principal Psychologist at Psychological Safety Australia. Brock shares learnings from his research in the fields of organisational culture and leadership, and we chat about the topic of toxic …
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It's been 460 days since Marit Stiles took the NDP's top job. It's been quite the ride. She came in at the height of the Greenbelt scandal and has faced her fair share of intraparty turmoil, like kicking two MPPs from caucus. Recent byelections also haven't been pretty. The Leader of the Official Opposition now has to contend with a Liberal Party u…
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In this discussion, Smart Prosperity Institute economist Mike Moffatt and journalist Cara Stern are joined by tax lawyer Bhuvana Rai with Mors Tribute and estate lawyer Birute Luksenaite with Portfolio Estate Law. They talk about the increase to the capital gains tax introduced by the government in the federal budget on April 16, 2024. They explain…
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In this episode Australian hosts Jason and Joelle chat with Dr John Fitzgerald, Mentally Healthy Work Lead at WorkSafe New Zealand. We explore a research report recently published by WorkSafe examining the role of work factors in suicide. John details the research purpose, methodology, and findings, and shares his key takeaway messages arising from…
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The federal government of Canada is exploring ways to help renters, such as through the introduction of a Renter’s Bill of Rights. This conversation examines the government’s promises, and covers what impact they might have on renters and rental prices. It explores how price transparency affects the rental market and whether the government is doing…
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In this episode, UK hosts Peter Kelly and Kate Field chat with Stuart Mace, Occupational Health and Wellbeing Lead at Skansa. Stuart shares his experiences from working in recruitment, in particular his observations about the role of psychosocial hazards in driving turnover. He reflects on how his experiences in recruiting inform his learning while…
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There's been more than a bit of housing news in the past few weeks. The federal government made it the centrepiece of the 2024 budget and announced key measures ahead of time. Ontario Housing Minister Paul Calandra also introduced his first major bill aimed at getting the province on the path to building 1.5 million homes by 2031. Mike Moffatt join…
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In this discussion, Mike and Cara are joined by the executive director of Canadians for Tax Fairness Katrina Miller to discuss the benefits of automatic tax filing and how it can save people money. The conversation explores the concept of automatic tax filing, the groups that would benefit from it, the current status of its implementation in Canada…
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In this episode, Australian hosts Jason and Joelle chat with John Chan, an organisational psychologist and Managing Director at Infinite Potential. He shares the latest findings from his ongoing burnout research, including the impact of psychosocial hazards such as job demands, job control, and workplace relationships. He also discusses interesting…
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Send us a Text Message. Whether you're trying to license your music or someone else wants to license your music , licensing is something that every musician, publishing company, and record company needs to understand. Music specialist Suzanne Coffman and her company Music Rightz, and that's with a 'Z' , clears for everything from live events to TV …
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Send us a Text Message. Today I’m joined by Penka Kouneva. She explains to me, some of the intricacies and differences between writing music for film as opposed to writing music for a game. I was really surprised at how different they are. There are lots of opportunities composing music for games, and it's only expected to grow. So take a listen as…
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In this discussion, Smart Prosperity Institute economist Mike Moffatt and journalist Cara Stern discuss the federal budget and its impact on housing. They cover new initiatives, such as opening up federal land for development and the deductibility of interest for tax reasons. They also discuss the government's commitment to building 2 million homes…
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Guest: Alex Beheshti, Senior Consultant with Altus Group Economic Consulting specializing in urban planning policy analysis, municipal fee reviews, and fiscal impacts of development. In this conversation, Cara, Mike, and Alex discuss the latest housing bill from the Ontario PC government. They grade the bill and discuss its impact on housing supply…
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In this episode, Sharon Moffat, a mental health trainer and speaker, shares her personal journey with mental illness and how she transitioned from being a personal trainer to working in the mental health space. She discusses the impact of workplace pressure and relationships with leaders on mental health and emphasizes the need for organizations to…
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In this conversation, economist Mike Moffatt and journalist Cara Stern discuss the federal government's new plan to help first-time homebuyers by extending amortization periods on new homes. The conversation explores the reasons behind this decision and the potential impact on housing starts and prices, as well as why this is similar to a policy Mi…
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In this research synopsis episode, Professor Tony LaMontagne discusses his published paper titled "Work-related causes of mental health conditions and interventions for their improvement in workplaces", published in The Lancet in 2023. The paper explores the evidence that psychosocial hazards harm mental health and provides recommendations for addr…
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In this discussion, economist Mike Moffatt and journalist Cara Stern about the great housing paradox: everyone wants landlords but no one wants landlords. Cara and Mike also discuss the different perspectives on who should own rental properties, including small-time landlords, big corporations, and government housing. The conversation also touches …
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In this episode, Australian hosts Jason and Joelle chat with Christina Hey-Nguyen and Alex Rowe from the SafeWork NSW Respect at Work Taskforce. They share why the Taskforce was formed, the 4-year strategy, the approach to regulation taken by the Taskforce, and what employers can expect from a Taskforce inspection or investigation. They share their…
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Send us a Text Message. I don’t actually watch a lot of TV but I do love an entertaining , well written and produced show. I’m not sure how I stumbled upon White Lotus but it would be one of my top picks for a ‘must see’, they take chances. It has smart humor, and more over some of the most original, accessible, and inviting music on television. Th…
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In this discussion, Mike Moffatt and Cara Stern discuss how heritage designation negatively impacts housing supply in Toronto. During this wide ranging conversation with Globe and Mail's architecture critic, Alex Bozikovic, they touch on the history of urban planning and how it intersects with heritage planning and urban design in unexpected ways. …
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In this episode, Australian hosts Jason and Joelle chat with Ben Caldwell, communications coordinator for Rangitīkei District Council. He shares his approach to creating a personality for a local government social media account ("Ben from Comms"), and the value that an engaging social media presence can provide to local government. He talks about t…
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In this discussion, Smart Prosperity Institute economist Mike Moffatt and journalist Cara Stern discuss the recent revelation by Ontario Premier Doug Ford that he will be caving to NIMBY objections, and won’t be forcing municipalities to legalize fourplexes across the province. Hosted by Mike Moffatt & Cara Stern Produced by Meredith Martin This po…
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In this discussion, Smart Prosperity Institute economist Mike Moffatt and journalist Cara Stern talk to the Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship of Canada, Marc Miller. Included in this wide ranging conversation is the recent announcement of new targets for temporary immigration, the need for a decrease in temporary residents, the reas…
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In this special 200th episode of the Psych Health and Safety Podcast, hosts Jason, Joelle, and Peter celebrate the milestone and make exciting announcements. They introduce the newest co-host for the UK stream of the podcast, Kate Field. The hosts reflect on the journey of the podcast and the valuable insights gained from interviewing industry lead…
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Axe the tax. Spike the hike. Judging by how much we hear the Tories talk about carbon pricing, you'd be excused for thinking we're a federal politics publication. The Ford government has made opposition to the carbon tax their central message for months. Since the Greenbelt scandal, they've been laser-focused on it. They've tried to tie Liberal Lea…
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In this discussion, Smart Prosperity Institute economist Mike Moffatt and journalist Cara Stern talk to Pollster David Coletto about the shifting priorities of millennials and the generational divides in financial stability and housing. He explains that younger Canadians are less likely to prioritize climate change compared to older Canadians. The …
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In this episode, Australian hosts Jason and Joelle chat with James Owen Lewis, a human sustainability leader at Deloitte, who shares insights into workplace mental health programs in the UK. He highlights the need for a holistic approach to workplace wellbeing and the importance of addressing root causes rather than adding more interventions. He al…
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Send us a Text Message. JDM Music + Sound is a well respected company located in the heart of LA. Primarily they create music for trailers, you've heard their work on Monkey Man, Wonka, Marvel Studios ‘Secret Invasion’, The Equalizer, The Brothers Son, Good Mother, Fast and Furious, Scream as well as a long list of other high profile film propertie…
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In this discussion, Smart Prosperity Institute economist Mike Moffatt and journalist Cara Stern discuss why parking minimums often require developers to allocate a fixed amount of land for parking, regardless of the actual demand for parking in a particular area. This can result in inefficient land use, with valuable urban space being underutilized…
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In this episode, Australian hosts Jason and Joelle chat with Dr Joe Grasso, Clinical Psychologist and Vice President, Workforce Transformation at Lyra Health. Joe talks about the healthcare context in the United States and the role of the EAP within that context. He talks about the opportunity for EAP providers to engage in primary prevention work …
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In this discussion, Smart Prosperity Institute economist Mike Moffatt and journalist Cara Stern talk to Cherise Burda, Director of City Building Research and Innovation at Toronto Metropolitan University and a co-author with Mike of the Blueprint for More and Better Housing: How Federal, Provincial and Municipal Governments can Ensure We Build 5.8 …
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In this 22-minute discussion, Smart Prosperity Institute economist Mike Moffatt and journalist Cara Stern talk to Scott Cameron, an economist formerly with the Parliamentary Budget Officer in Ottawa and now working in government in the Channel Islands. This conversation explores economic forecasting models and the Bank of Canada's transition to a n…
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In this episode, Australian hosts Jason and Joelle chat with Nerida Jessup, Partner at Herbert Smith Freehills. Nerida shares her perspectives on the Right to Disconnect Bill and discusses similar legislation outside of Australia, and the apparent overlaps between this bill and WHS legislation. She offers advice for businesses preparing for the new…
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In this conversation, Mike Moffatt and Cara Stern discuss inflation and the Bank of Canada's approach to managing it. They explore the factors that contribute to inflation, such as supply-side disruptions and demand-side spending. They also discuss the challenges of predicting and controlling inflation, as well as the potential impact of inflation …
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International students have been dominating headlines ever since federal immigration minister Marc Miller announced a cap on student visas to cool overheated rental markets. The decision will hurt post-secondary schools' bottom lines at a time when they've been facing stagnant provincial funding and flat tuition revenues. Earlier this week, College…
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Send us a Text Message. I had a casual conversation with legend Josh Rabinowitz, who Fast Company called the new music mogul the Cannes Music Jury calls, a musical genius. As many of you know, I made a great living, writing music, primarily for advertising, because that's where the real money was at the time. What you don't know is that I spent sev…
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Smart Prosperity Institute economist Mike Moffatt and journalist Cara Stern talk to transit expert Reece Martin about the challenges and issues surrounding transit development in Canada. He highlights the decline in the ability to deliver transit projects effectively, the high costs of building subways in Toronto and the impact of NIMBYism on trans…
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Content warning: SuicideIn this episode, UK host Peter Kelly chats with Steve Phillip, Founder of the Jordan Legacy. Steve shares the thinking and purpose behind the Jordan Legacy, and the work that the Legacy does with businesses and government to support meaningful suicide prevention activities. https://thejordanlegacy.com/…
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Smart Prosperity Institute economist Mike Moffatt and journalist Cara Stern talk to Armine Yalnizyan, economist and Atkinson Fellow On The Future Of Workers, about what role the Bank of Canada has played in the housing crisis. In this wide-ranging discussion, they discuss how wages have lagged significantly behind housing prices and how the Canadia…
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