Portage: BONUS Episode – Live Show

As part of the annual CFRC fundraising drive, Ian is joined by Duncan Raymond and John McHughan in a live show where they take a rapid-fire journey through three provinces (Saskatchewan, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island) and the territories. Commercial music includes: The Sheepdogs – Southern Dreaming Matt Anderson – Ain’t no Sunshine Stompin’ Tom Connors – The Hockey Song Quantum Tangle – Tiny Hands

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Portage: Episode 9 – A Journey TO Canada

This week, instead of a journey through Canada I will be talking to Monisha Singh and Cristobal Poblete about their journey to Canada!   Monisha will tell us about her journey from India to Canada and Cristobal will be playing classical Chilean music on his charango!     Commercial music: K’naan – Waving Flag Ladki Beautifyl Kar Gayi Chul – Kapoor & Sons Cristobal Poblete – El Condor Pasa (Live acoustic performance from Cristobal) Hey Rosetta! – Red Heart

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Portage: Episode 8 – Kingston – Former Executive Assistant to the Mayor of Kingston

This week, I will be speaking with Geoff Coons who served for almost a decade as the Executive Assistant to the former Mayor of Kingston, Harvey Rosen. Geoff shares some of his favourite “behind the scene” stories. Should be a dandy! Commercial music: Bryan Adams – Run to you The Glorious Sons – Everything is Alright Gord Downie – Wolf’s Home

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Portage: Episode 7 – Alberta – Energy in Alberta

This week we will be talking about Alberta and the energy sector (surprised?). Joining me will be Brad Gino, who worked at PCL Construction in Edmonton, Danilo Prieto who worked at Shell Global Solutions in Calgary, and Valerie Kitchell who has extensive experience in the renewable energy sector. Should be wild! Commercial music: Emerson Drive – Just got paid The Velveteins – Monica Louise Joni Mitchell – Big Yellow Taxi

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Portage: Episode 5 – Newfoundland and Labrador – Rockers from “The Rock”

This week I am talking with Dylan Abbott and Dillon Budden, two geologists and musicians from Newfoundland and Labrador (The Rock!). We are going to talk about prospecting for gold in Newfoundland and hear some music from the b’ys. Check out Dillon Budden’s musician page below (new album coming soon!!) https://www.facebook.com/dbudden94/ Commercial music: Great Big Sea – England Dillon Budden – Joe Batt’s Arm Longliners (Live performance from Dillon) Dillon Budden – 24 (original song – live performance from Dillon) Hey Rosetta! – Welcome

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Portage: Episode 3 – Ontario – Startup Founder in Toronto

Excited to be speaking with Ben Walters, the co-founder of Feedback (https://www.feedbackapp.ca/, a company that is disrupting the restaurant industry through dynamic pricing. Ben will speak about his app and his entrepreneurial journey in Toronto.     Commercial music: The Tragically Hip – Bobcaygan Arkells – Book Club Our Lady Peace – Innocent

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Portage: Episode 2 – Nova Scotia – The importance of the Rankin family to Nova Scotia and Canada

This week on our journey through Canada we will be talking to Duncan Raymond, who hails from Halifax, about the influence of the Rankin Family music on Nova Scotia and Canada. P.S. Duncan is one cousin in the massive Rankin family. Thanks to John McHughan for co-hosting!       Commercial music includes: The Rankin Family – You feel the same way too The Rankin Family – We Rise Again The Rankin Family – The Ballade of Malcom Kenneth & Angus Mackenzie – When Harry met Shelly

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