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Episode 11 – Miyo Wahkohtowin-Good Relations

On this month’s episode, we find out how Edmonton Public Library is using Digital Story Telling to help Edmontonians better understand one another, we hear about how the Bent Arrow Traditional Healing Society and the Edmonton Mennonite Centre for Newcomers are connecting newcomers to Indigenous culture, and we catch up with recipients of ECF’s young Edmonton Grants Program to learn about the exciting new projects they are creating. Links: Create your own Digital Story, and find EPL’s channel on Vimeo. Learn more about Bent Arrow Traditional Healing Society. Check out the Edmonton Mennonite Centre for Newcomers. Grants: Charmaine Letourneau Scholarships […]

Episode 10 – Big Back yards

On this month’s episode, we sit down with Malcolm Azania, or as many know him — Minister Faust – to talk about his contribution to High Level Lit and about an area of the city he fondly calls Kush to reflect the incredible African communities that live in the Boyle, McCauley and Alberta Avenue neighbourhoods.  Former Centennial Officer Bud Salloum tells us what Canada 150 means to him. And, we speak with Dr. John Weaver about the science behind conservation in the Bighorn Back Country of Alberta. Links: Check out Malcolm Azania’s podcast: The MF GALAXY Podcast Read Dr. John Weaver’s […]

Episode 9 – Big Hearts, Open Minds

On this month’s episode, we sit down with Jon Hall to remember his wife, Gail Hall, and her dedication to uplifting Edmonton’s community. Jas Pandher reveals everything you’ve ever wanted to know about the Sikh Turban with the Turban Eh! event for Canada 150. We speak with Karen Unland about the landscape of podcasting in Edmonton, and we find out more about her new project: The Alberta Podcast Network. We also spend a little time at the Zoo where we catch up with ECF  donors and partners. Links: Donate to the ChefGail Fund here. And you can read more about her […]

Episode 8 – Challenging Narratives

On this month’s episode, Post Media columnist Paula Simons challenges accepted narratives about Alberta’s history in her contribution to High Level Lit. High Level Lit is a Canada 150 project that is bringing 12 writers together to discuss Canada’s sesquicentennial through an Edmonton lens. Maria Almond tells us how the Don and Norine Lowry Awards for Women of Excellence are helping her pursue a Bachelor of Business Administration at NAIT. And, we hear about some impressive youth initiatives made possible by Edmonton Community Foundation’s Young Edmonton Grants Program. Links: Follow Paula Simons on twitter @Paulatics. Legacy in Action Donor Services. Awards: Don and Norine Lowry […]