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Every podcast starts somewhere. Podcasts are everywhere. There seems to be an insatiable appetite for content, and everyone is turning to Podcasts to educate and entertain. It’s accessible technology for those who listen and for those who speak. Conversational in nature, it is a return to the basics of communication, that is proving to be an honest, transparent and trusted medium to share your story. But how do you do it right? These are stories of Podcasters who have failed, found success, ...
 
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These days you can share your hate for Trudy in so many ways. Doormats, T shirts, mugs, stickers. However, other people are getting caught up in the backlash against him and sometimes people actually want to take things to extreme places. We discuss! WARNING: Lots of dick jokes this week. Leave us a message: https://www.speakpipe.com/canadianpoliti…
 
EMERGENCY! WHAT THE HELL ARE THE KLONDIKE PAPERS??? Support us and access Premium Content: https://www.patreon.com/canadianpoliticsisboring Leave us a message: https://www.speakpipe.com/canadianpoliticsisboring Socials: twitch.tv/canadianpoliticsisboring/about Instagram: https://bit.ly/3yc6ujz Twitter: https://bit.ly/2Wp9IDo Our Merch Store: https:…
 
Remember the Suez Crisis? This is the story of the Canadian who brokered peace between Post War powers, falling out over a canal. Support us and access Premium Content: https://www.patreon.com/canadianpoliticsisboring Leave us a message: https://www.speakpipe.com/canadianpoliticsisboring Socials: twitch.tv/canadianpoliticsisboring/about Instagram: …
 
Happy 200 episodes!!! We go back to the same topic as episode 1, and learn a little about John A McDonald's dodgy election strategies. Support us and access Premium Content: https://www.patreon.com/canadianpoliticsisboring Leave us a message: https://www.speakpipe.com/canadianpoliticsisboring Socials: twitch.tv/canadianpoliticsisboring/about Instag…
 
Writer Salena Godden chooses Good Morning, Midnight by Jean Rhys, a book she's re-read many times and returns to now – older, wiser and with even greater empathy for its protagonist.Author-illustrator Rob Biddulph recommends When the Sky Falls by Phil Earle, named Children’s Fiction Book of the Year at the 2022 British Book Awards, which brought hi…
 
As library staff who facilitate Drag Queen Story time at their establishments get death threats. We try to comprehend the stupidity of the modern human mind. Support us and access Premium Content: https://www.patreon.com/canadianpoliticsisboring Leave us a message: https://www.speakpipe.com/canadianpoliticsisboring Socials: twitch.tv/canadianpoliti…
 
Columnist Melanie Reid adores This is Not About Me by Janice Galloway, a tragicomic account of her turbulent childhood in mid-century Scotland. Presenter Harriett Gilbert thinks John le Carré’s Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy is a true masterpiece, and sports broadcaster (and famous dog owner) Andrew Cotter recommends The Wild Places by fellow mountain-l…
 
This week we discuss some new stats that suggest Canadians are way more open to believing conspiracies than many would like to admit. This leads us to the white supremacist 'white replacement' conspiracy theory and how it's bled into the mainstream. Leave us a message: https://www.speakpipe.com/canadianpoliticsisboring Socials: twitch.tv/canadianpo…
 
People love walking across Canada for reasons. We discuss some of the pioneers of walking across the nation and one forgotten hero. Support us and access Premium Content: https://www.patreon.com/canadianpoliticsisboring Leave us a message: https://www.speakpipe.com/canadianpoliticsisboring Socials: twitch.tv/canadianpoliticsisboring/about Instagram…
 
Sophie Hannah and Viv Groskop join Harriett Gilbert to talk about books they love.Sophie, an Agatha Christie expert and superfan, recommends The Rose and the Yew Tree, a book – misleadingly billed as a romance, she says – that Christie wrote under the pseudonym Mary Westmacott. She claims it can rival any detective novel for suspense and intrigue. …
 
Dr. Ryder takes a cursed call and answers your questions. Kristin Holland as Dr. Malcolm Ryder and The Caller Written & Produced by Jac Rhys Show scripts available at: https://vfdarkness.com/ Twitter, Instagram: @vfdarkness Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/vfdarkness The trailer we played is for Afflicted, which you can support here: https://www.in…
 
Imagine your Uncle was one of your home provinces longest running and most popular leaders? Well that's Jesse, yet he knows very little about him. This week we learn all about the former Premier of Nova Scotia, John Buchanan. Also, Rhys reveals a dark secret link to Justin Trudeau. Watch Rhys's shame here: https://youtu.be/GUWXYv_yjlo Support us an…
 
The broadcaster Petroc Trelawny, host of the Radio 3 Breakfast show, and the crime writer Stuart MacBride, author of the bestselling Logan McRae and Ash Henderson crime thrillers, talk to Harriett Gilbert about books they love.Petroc's choice is dystopian J. B. Ballard novel The Drought, Stuart's is the Hollywood memoir by David Niven, The Moon's A…
 
We are back! This week we take a dive into a terrible rap video by a conservative MP. Watch the video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rOFTSkzOZcc&t=23s Support us and access Premium Content: https://www.patreon.com/canadianpoliticsisboring Leave us a message: https://www.speakpipe.com/canadianpoliticsisboring Socials: twitch.tv/canadianpoliti…
 
Under the shadow of the MacKay Bridge in Halifax, Nova Scotia, the protest camp of Eddy Carvery has stood firm as the longest civil rights protest in North American history. Eddy had remained in defiance for nearly half a century. In this episode Eddy introduces us to the protest that has defined his adult life. The fight to claim the land of Afric…
 
Just a sneaky bonus thing while we have our break! Leave us a message: https://www.speakpipe.com/canadianpoliticsisboring twitch.tv/canadianpoliticsisboring/about Instagram: https://bit.ly/3yc6ujz Twitter: https://bit.ly/2Wp9IDo Our Merch Store: https://bit.ly/3sTWR7Z Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy fo…
 
The Gimli Glider is a crazy tale about what happens when a passenger plane runs out of fuel. With equal amounts of good and bad luck, the pilots battled technical issues and bizarre circumstances as they tried to get the 61 passengers safely down from 41,000 feet. Leave us a message: https://www.speakpipe.com/canadianpoliticsisboring twitch.tv/cana…
 
On 19 February 1942, Nazi soldiers, tanks and planes invaded the capital of Manitoba. Seizing Winnipeg, they captured the Premier, Major and Governor General. They looted stores, burned books and threatened a death sentence without trial to all who opposed. This isn't some alternative history fiction. This was the brain child of the Greater Winnipe…
 
The story of an angry mob who used household items to defend the French language against the Government of Ontario. Leave us a message: https://www.speakpipe.com/canadianpoliticsisboring twitch.tv/canadianpoliticsisboring/about Instagram: https://bit.ly/3yc6ujz Twitter: https://bit.ly/2Wp9IDo Our Merch Store: https://bit.ly/3sTWR7Z Our Frequency Ne…
 
Before the arrival of Europeans, the Inuit had a complex naming tradition that reflected their culture, environment, animals, family and spirits. In the 1940's the Canadian Government ignored them and gave everyone numbered disks. By the late 60's they thought it might be better to let the people choose a surname. So they sent the scholar Abe Okpik…
 
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