Cross Border Interview Podcast

Cross Border Interview Podcast

Welcome to Cross Border Interview Podcast! A podcast about getting out from behind the keyboard and just talking. Each week, we invite a guest, or two, to sit down and talk about their life, and their work. I’m Christopher Brown your host, and this is the Cross Border Interview Podcast.

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May 8, 2021 53 min
Councillor Dylan Bressey was first elected to City Council in October 2017. Dylan moved to Grande Prairie to work for a non-profit youth organisation. Married to wife, Naomi. The two are raising their two young children in the city. Councillor Bressey spent most of his career as Young Life Area Director. A program that he describes as vital to the community. With a Master of Arts in Integrated Studies from Athabasca Universi...
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Shane Keating was first elected to serve on Council for Ward 12 in October 2010. Born in Regina, he moved with his family to the Calgary area in 1991 and has lived in Ward 12 since 1997. Shane spent 31 years as an accomplished educator, and has served on numerous community groups and associations as both a member and an executive. As a member of Calgary City Council he believes in thinking outside the box and asking: "Why does...
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April 26, 2021 66 min
The biggest night in movies was tonight, and in this special 2021 Oscars edition of the Cross Border Interview Podcast, our Entertainment Pundit Michael Nichols-Pate is back on the show to breakdown the good, the bad and the ugly of the 2021 Oscars. We talk about who won, who should have won, and of course who should have been nominated for these prizes. Be sure to follow Mike Nichols-Pate on Instagram at https://www.instagram...
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April 22, 2021 43 min
Garry Glen Chalk has provided the voices for Optimus Primal of Beast Wars: Transformers and Beast Machines, as well as Optimus Prime in the anime English dubs of Transformers: Armada, Transformers Energon, and Transformers: Cybertron, and also was the third American voice of Dr. Robotnik for Sonic Underground. He has lent his voice to over 30 animated television series and has been in films such as The Fly II, Godzilla and Fredd...
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April 21, 2021 38 min
Today is Part 2 of our Chat with the Legendary Voice Actor Garry Chalk. If you haven't already be sure to listen to episode 36 of the show! Garry Glen Chalk has provided the voices for Optimus Primal of Beast Wars: Transformers and Beast Machines, as well as Optimus Prime in the anime English dubs of Transformers: Armada, Transformers Energon, and Transformers: Cybertron, and also was the third American voice of Dr. Robotnik...
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April 20, 2021 59 min
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, released Budget 2021: A Recovery Plan for Jobs, Growth, and Resilience, earlier this week. According to the Government of Canada its top priority remains protecting Canadians’ health and safety, particularly during this third, aggressive wave of the virus and its variants. Vaccine rollout is underway across Canada, with federal government support in ...
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April 14, 2021 64 min
Jennifer Sanford is a self described moderate conservative. Her Podcast "Conservative Like Me" is an in-depth look at Conservative Party of Canada and policies. The premise of the show is the following, "Let me just start with the obvious: I am a Canadian and I am a conservative. As the Conservative Party of Canada selects a new leader, a silent sentiment grows for people like me who want the big things conservatives...
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April 10, 2021 36 min
We are back with Part 2 of our great chat with the incredible actress Lisa Jai! If you haven't already be sure to listen to part 1 that was released earlier this week! Lisa Jai is a Canadian actress and voice actress who is known as the voice of Wanda Li from The Magic School Bus and Yoko in Timothy Goes to School. Lisa is also known for her work on Babar and Resident Evil 2. She is also credited as Lisa Boynton. Lisa at...
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April 7, 2021 64 min
Lisa Jai is a Canadian actress and voice actress who is known as the voice of Wanda Li from The Magic School Bus and Yoko in Timothy Goes to School. Lisa is also known for her work on Babar and Resident Evil 2. She is also credited as Lisa Boynton. Lisa attended Central Commerce Collegiate Institute in Toronto, ON. Lisa Jai was awarded The Unsung Hero Award by the City of Toronto 2012 for her advocacy work in diversity in the ma...
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March 27, 2021 41 min
Deb Grey's history-making political career took a turn when, in 1989, she won a by-election becoming the Reform Party's first Member of Parliament. She served in that position for fifteen and a half years, watching the growth of Reform, which transitioned into the Canadian Alliance. She was instrumental in building bridges with the Progressive Conservative Party, which eventually amalgamated into the Conservative Party of...
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March 24, 2021 71 min
Dean Del Mastro was elected as Member of Parliament for the Peterborough Riding on January 23, 2006, and served until the 2015 election. Dean attended the University of Windsor where he earned his Honours Bachelor of Commerce. Dean’s personal life, collegiate career and business experience are indicative of the dedication and drive he brings to Parliament. Since Dean’s campaign culminated in his election to office on January 2...
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March 20, 2021 25 min
Svend Robinson graduated from Burnaby North Secondary School in 1969. He studied science and law at UBC and received the highest honor, the Sherwood Lett Memorial Scholarship, in 1972. He went on to study at the London School of Economics, and was called to the BC Bar as a lawyer. Svend was elected in 1979 as an NDP Member of Parliament, serving for over 25 years. He had a legendary reputation of service to his constituents, as we...
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March 17, 2021 58 min
Dan Harris was elected as the Member of Parliament representing the riding of Scarborough Southwest on May 2nd, 2011. Dan has been a community and political activist for sixteen years. He has been a strong advocate and voice for affordable housing, social justice, and economic reform. Dan has also worked in voicing the need for a National Daycare Program in Canada, after experiencing that need first-hand when he worked at Not Your...
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March 6, 2021 61 min
Libby Davies has been a social activist for 45 plus years and began as a community organizer in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside in 1972. She was elected to Vancouver City Council for 5 consecutive terms, 1982-1993. As the Member of Parliament for Vancouver East for six consecutive terms, 1997-2015, she became NDP House Leader, (2003-2011) and Deputy Leader (2007-2015). Libby has been an outspoken advocate for human rights, housing, p...
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March 3, 2021 64 min
Paul Hellyer is one of Canada’s best known and most controversial politicians. First elected in 1949, he was the youngest cabinet minister appointed to Louis S. St. Laurent’s government eight years later. He subsequently held senior posts in the governments of Lester B. Pearson and Pierre E. Trudeau, who defeated him for the Liberal Party leadership in 1968. The following year, after achieving the rank of senior minister, which was...
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March 1, 2021 55 min
Welcome to a special edition of the Cross Border Interview Podcast. From time to time, the show will be diverting from its shows structure to discuss the most important issue of the day. Whether it is an election, an award show, breaking news across the world, or an issue of a local scale. We will bring guests onto the show to discuss the issue that is on everyone’s mind. So here is the Cross Border Interview Podcast disc...
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Mumilaaq Qaqqaq (ᒧᒥᓛᖅ ᖃᖅᑲᖅ), is an Inuk woman, Member of Parliament, and human rights defender. Elected in 2019, she is one of the few people to have given a speech in the House of Commons before being elected! Originally from Baker Lake, she now lives in Iqaluit, the capital of Nunavut. Mumilaaq has worked with Nunavut Tunngavik Inc., The Quality of Life Secretariat in the Government of Nunavut, Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami, and Qulli...
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February 24, 2021 77 min
As a young child, Theo Fleury turned to hockey to escape from the pain that he was experiencing at home. It was on the ice rink where he received the love, admiration, and celebration from hockey fans that he hadn’t felt before. However, that pain manifested into anxiety, panic disorders, and depression. Dealing with childhood trauma and adolescent sexual abuse led him to alcohol and drug addiction that would eventually end his NH...
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February 20, 2021 40 min
Singer/ songwriter Ashley Taylor grew up in Bakersfield, California. Thanks to her grandmother's cd collection mixed with the rich musical history of her hometown & the “Bakersfield sound”, Ashley’s love of country music became her life’s passion . She received her first guitar at the age of seventeen & has been making music ever since. However, it wasn't until a friendship with hit songwriter clay mills (“don’...
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February 17, 2021 35 min
One-of-its-kind Canadian musical duo Q&A — as in JUNO Award-winning Tony Quarrington and his esteemed counterpart Zoey Adams — deliver the second release in their multi-genre triple EP offering, One More FOLK Thing, including lead single “How Do I Love You?” — available now! Following this summer’s big band-to-ballad exploration that is One More JAZZ Thing, One More FOLK Thing falls in line with another five tracks that span f...
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