Portage: BONUS Episode – Live Show

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Portage: A Journey Through Canada
Portage: BONUS Episode - Live Show
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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 […]

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Portage: Episode 9 – A Journey TO Canada

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Portage: A Journey Through Canada
Portage: Episode 9 - A Journey TO Canada
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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 […]

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

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Portage: Episode 8 - Kingston - Former Executive Assistant to the Mayor of Kingston
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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 […]

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Portage: Episode 7 – Alberta – Energy in Alberta

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Portage: Episode 7 – Alberta – Energy in Alberta
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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 […]

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Portage: Episode 6 – Manitoba – Tourism and the Franco-manitobain culture

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Portage: Episode 6 - Manitoba - Tourism and the Franco-manitobain culture
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“This week I am talking with Christine Guyot, a Franco-Manitobaine from Winnipeg who now works in Ottawa. We will be talking about the tourism industry in Manitoba and Le Festival des Voyageurs!”   Commercial music: Neil Young – Old Man Justin Lacroix – J’entonne Faouzia – Knock on my door

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

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

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Portage: Episode 4 – British Colombia – Living in the BC Wilderness as a hunter-gatherer for 7 years

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Portage: Episode 4 – British Colombia – Living in the BC Wilderness as a hunter-gatherer for 7 years
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Ever wonder what it is like to live in the BC wilderness? How about for SEVEN YEARS!??! I speak with Shari Hughson about her amazing story living as hunter-gatherers with her husband from 2007-2014 in rural British Colombia. Commercial music includes: Michael Buble – Feeling Good

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Portage: Episode 3 – Ontario – Startup Founder in Toronto

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Portage: Episode 3 – Ontario – Startup Founder in Toronto
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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

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

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Portage: E1 – Quebec – Canadian Water Polo Olympian

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Portage: A Journey Through Canada
Portage: E1 – Quebec – Canadian Water Polo Olympian
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Join me as I speak with  Christine Robinson, a Canadian Olympic water polo player from Montreal. She tells me her story of training and competing in the 2004 Olympics in Athens!   Commercial music includes: Sam Roberts – Brother Down Leonard Cohen – The Partisan Coeur de Pirate – Comme des enfants

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