“For some people when they hear the words symphony or classical music, a wall goes up. They feel like there’s a tent that they’re not in and that they don’t know enough for some reason. It’s really so important to me to invite people into that tent.” The National Arts Centre Orchestra’s Music Director, Alexander […]
“There’s a lot to learn from these new decentralized movements. They don’t look like institutions, they don’t have formal structured leadership, but they do have many leaders and their capacity to change norms can be immense.” Caro Loutfi, executive director of Apathy Is Boring, and Jeremy Heimans, CEO of Purpose, join host Sarah Turnbull at […]
“Often times, the best graphic design works so well that we don’t even realize it’s there.” Host Alex Paterson is joined by designer and filmmaker Greg Durrell, whose documentary film Design Canada celebrates the golden era of Canadian graphic design, to discuss how symbols and illustrations continue to define Canada’s cultural identity. Subscribe: Apple Podcasts, Soundcloud, Google Play
“It doesn’t matter how [fake news] started. It just matters that the president of the United States, who is sworn to uphold the constitution, which has a first amendment giving us the right to a free press is trashing the press at every turn & only trashing the press critical of his actions…” Guest host Sarah […]
Celebrity gossip aficionado Elaine Lui, otherwise known as Lainey Gossip, joins Alex Paterson to discuss gossip as anthropology, the merging of celebrity and politics, and the changing face of media in the #metoo era.
Nik Nanos, author of The Age of Voter Rage, joins Alex Paterson in the Canada 2020 studio to talk about populism, the similarities between Donald Trump and Justin Trudeau’s campaign tactics, the unfulfilled promise of the Internet as a fact-checking tool, and professional wrestling.
“I became totally obsessed with the core brain story and child development” Chloe Ferguson of the Martin Family Initiative joins Alex Paterson in the Interac Podcast Lounge to talk about her experiences in First Nations communities across the country — what we’re getting right, what we’re getting wrong, and what we’re missing. Subscribe: Apple Podcasts, […]
Award-winning restaurateur Stephen Beckta joins Alex Paterson in the Canada 2020 studio to talk about the passing of Anthony Bourdain, the nature of our relationship with food, culinary diplomacy, and Canada’s food identity.