Get ready for Metro Cinema Presents... Close-Up

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We have the great good fortune of announcing the entry of Metro Cinema Presents… Close-Up into our network.

This is a monthly roundup of films and events coming to Edmonton’s Metro Cinema, a not-for-profit society that is “devoted to creating and fostering opportunities for the exhibition of diverse, unique shared viewing experiences” at the historic Garneau Theatre. Hosted by projectionist Owen Armstrong, the podcast provides a look at the Metro calendar for the coming month, as well as interviews with guest curators who program various series and with folks who are involved in the local filmmaking scene.

Metro contributes a great deal to Edmonton’s creative community, and we’re looking forward to working with executive director David Cheoros and his team. Owen is a craftsman with radio skills honed at CJSR, among other places, and the show is a treat to listen to. We’re thrilled to include it among our other movie podcasts.

You can find the podcast wherever pods are cast. Follow Metro Cinema on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. You can also donate to the Metro Cinema Society.

Many thanks to our founding sponsor, ATB Financial, and our other sponsors for making it possible to bring more podcasts into the network.

What's up on APN — July 6-12

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We’ve gathered the latest episodes from our member podcasts into thematic playlists so you can choose what suits you. You can grab a playlist for your app by hitting the “subscribe” button, or sample the shows one at a time. Know someone who would like these shows? Share away!

Alberta stories

A Branded World learns how events bolster a brand from Eryne Sarabin of Tycoon Events. Tomato Radio rounds up Edmonton food events, and Eat More Barbecue chows down with Arlen Smith of Calgary’s Palomino Smokehouse. It’s a Conspiracy! makes its network debut with a look at the urban legends of Lethbridge, and the Mess Hall Podcast talks ketchup and chips with It’s a Conspiracy! host Andrew Scott. Calgary Culture: The Perspectives YYC Podcast visits with spoken word artist Audrey Lane Cockett. City of Champions gets to know Edmonton city councillor Tim Cartmell. And Speaking Municipally looks at housing, transit-oriented development and the SafeCityYEG map.

Learning

Girl Tries Life discusses entrepreneurship and creativity with Amanda Buhse of Coal and Canary. Ed - Conversations about the Teaching Life discusses the power of kindness with Jeff Kubiak, “the teacher equivalent of a fist-bump.” And Modern Manhood starts a series on how the media talks about masculinity.

Sports

2 and Out wraps up last weekend’s CFL games and looks ahead to this weekend’s tilts, while the Eskimo Empire Podcast talks football with former offensive lineman Justin Sorensen. For Kicks looks back at the Women’s World Cup and the victorious U.S. team. Loyal Company of the River Valley celebrates 200 episodes with a look back at their run and a lookahead to the soon-to-begin fall season of the Canadian Premier League. The 4th Line explores the history of the offer sheet in the NHL. And Not There Yet says farewell to basketball saviour Kawhi Leonard.

Entertainment

I Have Some Notes finds a way to fix Olympus Has Fallen, the White House-destruction movie in which Gerard Butler saves the day “in the blandest, most mind-numbingly average way possible.” Press Start to Join shares free games and alarming tech news, reviews Just Cause 4, and shouts out to shopping at your local farmers’ market. And The Read-Along digs into Chapter 7 of A Memory Called Empire.

Sponsors and partners

We can gather all of this together in one place thanks to the support of our sponsors and partners, including and especially our founding sponsor, ATB.

SPONSORS & PARTNERS 

ATB is our founding sponsor. Why? Because ATB listens. Watch stories of ATB customers and their journeys. And be sure to check out ATB's podcasts: We Are Alberta and Perch.
ECF helps the Edmonton community give, grow, and transform. Find out how. And don't miss The Well Endowed Podcast.
Alberta Blue Cross invites you to The Wellness Summit, a day to explore fresh perspectives and practices around wellness in the workplace. It's on Oct. 10 in Edmonton. Learn more.
Choose Park Power, a provider of natural gas and electricity in Alberta that shares its profits with awesome local non-profits. It's a great follow on Instagram, too!
As Edmonton’s largest lender of information and entertainment, EPL’s mission is to share with our city, community and customers. Check out their podcast, Overdue Finds.
Unit B is a multi-company coworking space focused on helping people pursue their passions and making Edmonton its creative best. Book a tour.
Was Bear 148 in the wrong? Or were we? Either way, it was the bear that ended up dead. Hear the six-part series from The Narwhal.
Check out YourForest, a podcast for those who cannot live without the joys and wonders of all wild things, hosted by Matt Kristoff.
Looking for tickets to a big game, concert or other fun? Buy tickets in Canadian funds from Seat Giant. Use the offer code apn to get 5% off.
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No lie — It's a Conspiracy! is now with us

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Our recent signing blitz continues with the addition of It’s a Conspiracy! to the network.

Co-hosts Andrew, Charlie and Greg “lay out the beliefs behind selected conspiracy theories, alternative accounts, legends, myths and more.” They take a look at the odd things some people believe, and weigh in on whether they think there’s any truth to be found. Along the way you’ll hear plenty of jokes, musical interludes, and a deep appreciation of craft beer.

Now and then, they insert a special, often inspired by a holiday or event of note, in which you’ll learn all manner of strange facts. You’ll hear some of those specials over the summer before Season 2 officially begins in September.

You may already have heard a little bit of It’s a Conspiracy! on our network, as Andrew has been a guest on Northern Nerdcast and the Mess Hall Podcast. It joins the other podcasts in our Stories and Storytelling category. If you like our Pop Culture shows, you’ll probably like this one, too.

Be sure to subscribe in your podcatcher of choice, and follow It’s a Conspiracy! on Instagram, Facebook or Twitter.

Many thanks to our founding sponsor, ATB Financial, and our other sponsors for making it possible to bring more podcasts into the network.

The Wellness Summit aims to connect

As you may have heard on a number of our podcasts in recent weeks, Alberta Blue Cross is putting on The Wellness Summit on Oct. 10. We’re thrilled to be drawing attention to this event whose values align so closely with our own.

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This year’s summit, the first of its kind, will focus on what it takes to create healthy workplace cultures, drive engagement and spark communication. It’s set up to be of value to leaders of all kinds, whether you are a C-suite executive or the person in your office who people look to for advice and support. 

We had a chance to talk about it with Linda Crawford, manager of corporate wellness for Alberta Blue Cross. Hear her passion for the subject, her excitement about the speakers, and her dedication to making sure the event yields practical results:

Get your ticket for the summit for just $125. It takes place at the Renaissance Edmonton Airport Hotel. Connection happens here — don’t miss out!



What's up on APN — June 29 to July 5

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Here are the latest episodes from our member and affiliate podcasts, organized into playlists so you can choose what suits you. You can grab a playlist for your app by hitting the “subscribe” button, or sample the shows here:

Edmonton stories

The Well Endowed Podcast from the Edmonton Community Foundation features a brilliant conversation between artist Nasra Adem and Nehayawin’s Hunter Cardinal. Speaking Municipally looks at heritage buildings, public art and e-scooters. I Don’t Get It wraps up the regular theatre season with a look at the Sterlings and other performance highlights. A Branded World talks to Nicole Matos and Chris Goodrow of Rivet Design and Construction about making your business’s space reflect your brand. And Northern Nerdcast shares Dan Shessel’s Pure Spec session on geeky events coming up in Edmonton.

Calgary stories

The WorkNotWork Show interviews Glenn Street about his world-famous mascot company. Kyle Marshall of Creative Block shares takeaways from PodSummit with guest David Youn, host of our newest recruit — Calgary Culture: The Perspectives YYC Podcast. And the Mess Hall Podcast talks about clean eating with Malcolm Saunders from the Light Cellar.

Entertainment

Makeshift Stories shares Part 2 of the latest adventures of Ken Likeley, our favourite curmudgeonly interdimensional traveller. Repodcasting recasts The Wolf of Wall Street, while Emily Missed Out shares the tropes and references from Highlander. That’s a Thing?! explores whether young people are getting enough Canadian content. Press Start to Join sees the return of Alan to geek out about Internet security and free games. And Overdue Finds shares travel memoirs and road trip stories. Watch for the latest episode of The Read-Along, too!

Sports

For Kicks shares the heartbreak at Canada’s early exit from the Women’s World Cup, while Loyal Company of the River Valley revels in the surprisingly successful end to FC Edmonton’s spring season. Our newest sports podcast, Eskimo Empire, takes a look at Edmonton’s loss to Winnipeg and answers fan questions, while 2 and Out offers its customary double-header to recap last weekend and look ahead to this weekend’s CFL games. Hockey Feels and The 4th Line take a look at this year’s free agent frenzy, with the former getting ready for the summer break and the latter surprisingly interested in… taxes?

Learning

Ed - Conversations about the Teaching Life offers a double-header: three heartstring-tugging stories from teachers, and a conversation with Calgary’s own edtech leader, Dr. Edward Tse. Girl Tries Life gives you practical tips on how to decrease the stress of motherhood. And Eat More Barbecue talks to world-renowned pitmaster Danielle Bennett, who was in Calgary to teach grilling.

Sponsors and partners

All of this is possible because of our founding sponsor, ATB Financial, and the rest of the organizations that work with us. Learn how you can join them.

SPONSORS

ATB is our founding sponsor. Why? Because ATB listens. Watch stories of ATB customers and their journeys. And be sure to check out ATB's podcasts: We Are Alberta and Perch.
ECF helps the Edmonton community give, grow, and transform. Find out how. And don't miss The Well Endowed Podcast.
Alberta Blue Cross invites you to The Wellness Summit, a day to explore fresh perspectives and practices around wellness in the workplace. It's on Oct. 10 in Edmonton. Learn more.
Choose Park Power, a provider of natural gas and electricity in Alberta that shares its profits with awesome local non-profits. It's a great follow on Instagram, too!
As Edmonton’s largest lender of information and entertainment, EPL’s mission is to share with our city, community and customers. Check out their podcast, Overdue Finds.
Unit B is a multi-company coworking space focused on helping people pursue their passions and making Edmonton its creative best. Book a tour.
Was Bear 148 in the wrong? Or were we? Either way, it was the bear that ended up dead. Hear the six-part series from The Narwhal.
Check out YourForest, a podcast for those who cannot live without the joys and wonders of all wild things, hosted by Matt Kristoff.
Looking for tickets to a big game, concert or other fun? Buy tickets in Canadian funds from Seat Giant. Use the offer code apn to get 5% off.
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Perspectives YYC adds a new point of view

We are growing again with the addition of Calgary Culture: The Perspectives YYC Podcast!

Hosted by David Youn, this podcast features creative Calgarian conversations. David himself is a photographer and publisher, and his desire to uplift local artists and creative people infuses his questions. The podcast is an extension of his larger Perspectives YYC project.

The podcast gets production support from Kyle Marshall of Media Lab YYC, who has three shows on our network (Assumptions, Creative Block and Putting It Together). You can hear a bit more about their collaboration on Episode 37 of Creative Block, and you can hear even more about David’s journey in Episode 13.

We’re excited to have a Calgary counterpart for our Edmonton-focused arts show, I Don’t Get It. Their approaches are pretty different, but they both pay attention to what’s going on in local arts and culture, and that’s the sort of thing we like to encourage.

Subscribe to Calgary Culture: The Perspectives YYC Podcast in any of the usual places, and follow the show on Instagram and Facebook.

Many thanks to our founding sponsor, ATB Financial, and our other sponsors for making it possible to bring shows like this into the network.

What's up on APN — June 22 to 28

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Head into the long weekend with the latest episodes from our member podcasts, organized into playlists so you can choose the topic that most appeals to you. You can grab a playlist for your app by hitting the “subscribe” button, or sample the shows here:

Learning

Girl Tries Life talks to Komal Minhas about Dream, Girl and wellness at work; Ed chats with Justin Garcia about being an LGBTQ+ teacher and creating a classroom that welcomes everyone; and Not There Yet offers some unsolicited advice to Twitter.

Entertainment

Putting It Together puts a bow on A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum by recasting the movie with Repodcasting’s Lucia and Janet. Bollywood is For Lovers examines the career of Shahid Kapoor, and I Have Some Notes rewrites The Net. I Don’t Get It reviews both of Edmonton’s Freewill Shakespeare Festival shows, and The UnDad looks back at the Sterling Award-winning Lake of the Strangers. And Press Start to Join geeks out with longtime friend of the pod Asa Gray. We’ll add the latest from The Read-Along when it comes out, too.

Alberta stories

Let’s Find Out answers a question about why we don’t find many bears in Edmonton. City of Champions interviews Edmonton city councillor Sarah Hamilton, and Speaking Municipally features a guest appearance from Julie Kusiek to discuss kid-friendly streets and council chambers. All three food podcasts have new episodes: Eat More Barbecue looks back at Porkapalooza; Mess Hall Podcast visits with Jeff von Rotz from Valbella Gourmet Foods; and Tomato Radio heads out to Haywire Farms.

Sports

2 and Out looked back at last weekend’s CFL games with Andrew Hoskins of the Eskimo Empire Podcast (which is joining the network, by the way!), then Brazilian Ty came back to preview this week’s games. Loyal Company of the River Valley sees some hope in FC Edmonton’s recent performance. And hockey season is over, but Hockey Feels and The 4th Line have plenty to talk about with the draft, the awards, the trades and everything.

Sponsors and partners

We can bring all of this to you thanks to these folks:

SPONSORS

ATB is our founding sponsor. Why? Because ATB listens. Watch stories of ATB customers and their journeys. And be sure to check out ATB's podcasts: We Are Alberta and Perch.
ECF helps the Edmonton community give, grow, and transform. Find out how. And don't miss The Well Endowed Podcast.
Alberta Blue Cross invites you to The Wellness Summit, a day to explore fresh perspectives and practices around wellness in the workplace. It's on Oct. 10 in Edmonton. Learn more.
Choose Park Power, a provider of natural gas and electricity in Alberta that shares its profits with awesome local non-profits. It's a great follow on Instagram, too!
As Edmonton’s largest lender of information and entertainment, EPL’s mission is to share with our city, community and customers. Check out their podcast, Overdue Finds.
Unit B is a multi-company coworking space focused on helping people pursue their passions and making Edmonton its creative best. Book a tour.
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PARTNERS

Was Bear 148 in the wrong? Or were we? Either way, it was the bear that ended up dead. Hear the six-part series on the new Undercurrent podcast.
Check out YourForest, a podcast for those who cannot live without the joys and wonders of all wild things, hosted by Matt Kristoff.
Looking for tickets to a big game, concert or other fun? Buy tickets in Canadian funds through SeatGIANT. Use the offer code apn to get 5% off.
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Eskimo Empire Podcast enters the huddle

As the CFL regular season starts to hit its stride, we’re happy to announce that the Eskimo Empire Podcast has joined our team!

Hosted by Andrew, Mike and Kayla, this is one of Edmonton’s longest-running podcasts. It offers a passionate look at the Esks and CFL football every Tuesday during the season (a little less frequently through the off-season). You can also get a sneak preview every Monday night on Twitter, just before they record their show from the Turf District.

If you don’t listen to Eskimo Empire yet, you may have heard a sampling on our network. Andrew recently guest-hosted on 2 and Out, and Kayla was on Tight Ends last June.

Eskimo Empire is an enthusiastic member of the CFL Podcast Network, as is 2 and Out, and we know it will be a great citizen of our community, too.

Be sure to subscribe in the podcatcher of your choice, and follow the show on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.

Many thanks to our founding sponsor, ATB Financial, and our other sponsors for making it possible to keep growing the network!

What's up on APN — June 15-21

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Here are the latest episodes from our members and affiliates, organized into playlists so you kind of know what you’re getting, but be prepared for some serendipity, because we like to mix it up a little. Hit the “subscribe” button to grab a playlist to put into your app, or sample the shows right here on this page.

Entertainment

I Don’t Get It reviews a Brian Webb show and heads to Improvaganza. Repodcasting visits with Calgary filmmaker Gillian McKercher. Putting It Together wraps up the soundtrack of A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, and Overdue Finds looks back at Game of Thrones. We catch up on a couple of chapters of A Memory Called Empire with The Read-Along. And Makeshift Stories shares an original short story about a financing scheme that goes awry.

Alberta stories

Ed, our education podcast, celebrate 100 interview episodes by turning the tables on host Shane Lawrence to talk about podcasting and the teaching life. Eat More Barbecue visits with the manager of Calgary’s oldest barbecue restaurant, and Creative Block talks to the owner of one of Calgary’s best ramen shops. Healthy Lifestyle Design recounts an encounter with Sarah Jessica Parker at West Edmonton Mall before exploring the secret to aging beautifully. Girl Tries Life explores how to stress less about debt with a local expert. The Well-Endowed Podcast tells the story of a Charles Daniels, who stood against racism and injustice in early Calgary, and explores You Can Ride 2, which makes adaptive bikes available to kids. You’ll find last week’s episode of Speaking Municipally in this playlist, exploring various bits of Edmonton infrastructure, and we’ll add the latest episode on civic affairs soon.

Tech and gaming

Don’t Call Me a Guru explores social media in the video game industry with a community manager for one of BioWare’s games. Press Start to Join gets into E3 with guest co-host Mike, while Northern Nerdcast interviews the local video game developers behind The Frozen Machine. And Cross-polliNation talks to Team Zeal, a group of young people who created an app and a business to solve a real-world problem in 12 weeks with no prior coding or entrepreneurial experience.

Sports

For Kicks talks a look at Canada’s first two games (and wins!) at the Women’s World Cup. Loyal Company of the River Valley discusses an FC Edmonton win that felt like a loss, and vice versa. 2 and Out discusses a bad hit that to a suspension, and brings in three (!) co-hosts to replace a temporarily unavailable Brazilian Ty. Speaking of CFL, the Mess Hall Podcast talks food with a former player and current pilot who still likes to eat big. The 4th Line celebrates the St. Louis Blues Stanley Cup and suggests a Mighty Ducks remake. The 4th Line WHLCast wraps up the WHL season and looks ahead to the draft, and Hockey Feels also looks ahead to the draft and watches the post-season comings and goings.

Sponsors and partners

All of this is possible thanks to our sponsors — especially our founding sponsor, ATB Financial — and the partners we work with to help build podcasting in Alberta.

SPONSORS

ATB is our founding sponsor. Why? Because ATB listens. Watch stories of ATB customers and their journeys. And be sure to check out ATB's podcasts: We Are Alberta and Perch.
ECF helps the Edmonton community give, grow, and transform. Find out how. And don't miss The Well Endowed Podcast.
Alberta Blue Cross invites you to The Wellness Summit, a day to explore fresh perspectives and practices around wellness in the workplace. It's on Oct. 10 in Edmonton. Learn more.
Choose Park Power, a provider of natural gas and electricity in Alberta that shares its profits with awesome local non-profits. It's a great follow on Instagram, too!
As Edmonton’s largest lender of information and entertainment, EPL’s mission is to share with our city, community and customers. Check out their podcast, Overdue Finds.
Unit B is a multi-company coworking space focused on helping people pursue their passions and making Edmonton its creative best. Book a tour.
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PARTNERS

Was Bear 148 in the wrong? Or were we? Either way, it was the bear that ended up dead. Hear the six-part series on the new Undercurrent podcast.
Check out YourForest, a podcast for those who cannot live without the joys and wonders of all wild things, hosted by Matt Kristoff.
Looking for tickets to a big game, concert or other fun? Buy tickets in Canadian funds through SeatGIANT. Use the offer code apn to get 5% off.
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What's up on APN — June 8-14

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Here’s your chance to sample what our podcasters have been up to over the past week. You can play them here, or you can put the playlist that appeals to you into your app by hitting the “subscribe” button.

Entertainment

Get your performing arts fix from I Don’t Get It, including a look at Edmonton’s theatre award nominations. Or go Broadway with Putting It Together, continuing the song-by-song journey through Forum with the always thoughtful Paul Matwychuk. Bollywood is For Lovers reviews Delhi Crime, a procedural about one of India’s most notorious crimes. Emily Missed Out revisits Super Troopers, I Have Some Notes fixes The Secret Life of Pets, and Not There Yet dives into Framing John Delorean. Josh’s sister Hannah talks about trashy books among other things on Press Start to Join, and The Read-Along continues its voyage through the non-trashy A Memory Called Empire.

Food

Did all that make you hungry? Good! Tomato Radio tells you all about the food happenings coming up in the Edmonton area. The Mess Hall Podcast visits with Michelle from Savour Fine Foods, which was named Calgary’s best kitchenware store. And Eat More Barbecue talks to Zach Bauer of the Holy Smokes BBQ Team and creator of the Barbecue Log Book.

Learning

Ed chats with Chris Cluff, a passionate educator who made the transition from chef to teacher, and uses his skills to reach kids who don’t fit the mould. Modern Manhood visits with Ryan Valley, co-founder of Men Edmonton and one of the men who guided host German Villegas into the pro-feminist masculinity movement. And Girl Tries Life talks to Kat Gaskin about the power of consistent planning, in business and in life.

Sports

The challenge with rounding up our sports podcasts every week is sometimes the things they preview — like the Stanley Cup or the NBA championship, for example — are over by the time we get a chance to talk to you here. But fear not — our podcasters always talk about more than just the game.

The CFL season has begun, so 2 and Out is coming out twice a week. They wrap up the preseason, then look ahead with Rod Smith of TSN. The 4th Line looks at Game 7 excitement and offseason moves, plus the wild joy in Toronto around the Raptors. Hockey Feels also shares its feelings about Game 7, and looks at the AHL champs and what’s going on in Arizona. (Also, never miss Rachel’s notes.) Tight Ends wraps up all the sporty happenings (which doesn’t include NFL, as it happens) and gets ready for summer. And Loyal Company of the River Valley gets ready for the Voyageurs Cup.

All of this is possible because of sponsors and partners. Also, be sure to fill out our listener survey before June 17!

SPONSORS & PARTNERS

ATB is our founding sponsor. Why? Because ATB listens. Watch stories of ATB customers and their journeys. And be sure to check out ATB's podcasts: We Are Alberta and Perch.
ECF helps the Edmonton community give, grow, and transform. Find out how. And don't miss The Well Endowed Podcast.
Alberta Blue Cross invites you to The Wellness Summit, a day to explore fresh perspectives and practices around wellness in the workplace. It's on Oct. 10 in Edmonton. Learn more.
Choose Park Power, a provider of natural gas and electricity in Alberta that shares its profits with awesome local non-profits. It's a great follow on Instagram, too!
As Edmonton’s largest lender of information and entertainment, EPL’s mission is to share with our city, community and customers. Check out their podcast, Overdue Finds.
Unit B is a multi-company coworking space focused on helping people pursue their passions and making Edmonton its creative best. Book a tour.
Looking for tickets to the big game, a major concert or some other fun experience? Buy your tickets through SeatGIANT, in Canadian funds. Use the offer code apn to get 5% off.
As you may have heard on some of our podcasts, Alberta Health Services asked some kids when it's appropriate to go to emergency. Know your options.
It's listener survey time! Please give us a bit of information to help us serve you better. If you want to, you can enter a draw to win one of three cash prizes of $100.
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What's up on APN — June 1-7

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Take a look and listen to what our members and affiliated podcasts have put out into the world over the past week. You can sample them on this page, or you can put the playlist that appeals to you into your podcast-listening app by hitting the “subscribe” button.

Alberta stories

The Daveberta Podcast takes a look at changes the UCP government is making to labour laws and corporate taxes. On Ed, teacher Shane Lawrence checks in with some colleagues about exploring different perspectives in the classroom. The Well Endowed Podcast kicks off a series created by Hunter and Jacquelyn Cardinal called It Takes a Community — this one features an interview of entrepreneur Paul Bellows. Creative Block comes to Edmonton to interview St. Albert poet laureate Zach Polis. Eat More Barbecue recaps the Heritage Heat competition. And the Mess Hall Podcast visits with fellow APN podcasters Mary Bailey and Amanda LeNeve of Tomato Radio. We’ll add Speaking Municipally’s latest episode on the City of Edmonton’s budget adjustment, too.

Entertainment

Repodcasting recasts The Descendants (bye, George Clooney). Makeshift Stories shares Part 1 of a new story about Ken Likeley, our favourite curmudgeonly time traveller, and The Read-Along continues its chapter-by-chapter voyage through A Memory Called Empire, while Putting it Together keeps going with its song-by-song voyage through A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum. You can hear Alan and Josh from Press Start to Join share news of free video games and other geeky stuff, then you can hear them talk about their podcast on the latest Northern Nerdcast.

Learning

Girl Tries Life outlines how to make a hard decision. Overdue Finds previews an upcoming talk with Anthony Ray Hinton, who went to prison for a crime he did not commit. The recent smoke drives Healthy Lifestyle Design to explore the effect of natural disasters on mental health. And Ed talks to a music teacher about surviving recorder lessons, among other things.

Sports

The 4th Line wonders who owns trophies anyway after a bizarre incident in the ECHL. Hockey Feels outlines why they can’t cheer for the Bruins. Loyal Company of the River Valley wonders why FC Edmonton isn’t scoring. And 2 and Out discusses the ongoing CFL preseason and the NFL’s planned visit to Winnipeg.

Sponsors and partners

All of this is possible because of these fine organizations. Also, be sure to fill out our listener survey before June 17!

SPONSORS & PARTNERS

ATB is our founding sponsor. Why? Because ATB listens. Watch stories of ATB customers and their journeys. And be sure to check out ATB's podcasts: We Are Alberta and Perch.
ECF helps the Edmonton community give, grow, and transform. Find out how. And don't miss The Well Endowed Podcast.
Alberta Blue Cross invites you to The Wellness Summit, a day to explore fresh perspectives and practices around wellness in the workplace. It's on Oct. 10 in Edmonton. Learn more.
Choose Park Power, a provider of natural gas and electricity in Alberta that shares its profits with awesome local non-profits. It's a great follow on Instagram, too!
As Edmonton’s largest lender of information and entertainment, EPL’s mission is to share with our city, community and customers. Check out their podcast, Overdue Finds.
Unit B is a multi-company coworking space focused on helping people pursue their passions and making Edmonton its creative best. Book a tour.
Looking for tickets to the big game, a major concert or some other fun experience? Buy your tickets through SeatGIANT, in Canadian funds. Use the offer code apn to get 5% off.
As you may have heard on some of our podcasts, Alberta Health Services asked some kids when it's appropriate to go to emergency. Know your options.
It's listener survey time! Please give us a bit of information to help us serve you better. If you want to, you can enter a draw to win one of three cash prizes of $100.
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What's up on APN — May 25 to 31

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Here’s what our member podcasts have been up to lately. You can sample them right here, or you can put the playlist that appeals to you into your podcast-listening app by hitting the “subscribe” button provided by Listen Notes.

Entertainment

Movies-wise, I Have Some Notes takes a crack at improving Interstellar, and Emily Missed Out revisits A Few Good Men. In other arts, I Don’t Get It checks out a new performance art festival and reviews Broken Toys Theatre’s Betrayal. Press Start to Join dives into the history of Assassin’s Creed. Putting It Together tackles Miles Gloriosus’s big song in A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, and The Read-Along explores Chapter 1 of A Memory Called Empire.

Food

Ready to get hungry? Eat More Barbecue recaps a local barbecue competition then talks to Evan Fogg from the Luxe Barbecue Company in Winnipeg. The Mess Hall Podcast talks foods with comedian Zach Martina. Tomato Radio learns all about Alberta pork with Darcy Fitzgerald. And Speaking Municipally brings Mel Priestley in to help explain what is going on with Edmonton downtown farmers’ market.

Sports

Not There Yet examines Kawhi Leonard’s contribution to the Toronto Raptors. 2 and Out takes a look at the CFL preseason so far. The Stanley Cup finals inspire The 4th Line to share a lot of useless but entertaining facts. Hockey Feels takes a look at the Oilers’ new coach, Finland’s IIHF win, and the continuing saga of the NWHL. And Loyal Company of the River Valley keeps a close eye on the Canadian Premier League and previews FC Edmonton’s coming matches.

Learning

On Don’t Call Me A Guru, learn about influencer marketing in the travel space with Kyle Russell of Tourism Calgary. Let’s Find Out continues its collaboration with Taproot Edmonton by answering a question about gold dredging in Edmonton. Press Start to Join learns some alarming things about social surveillance in China. Healthy Lifestyle Design takes a look at what mindfulness means (stay to the end for a relaxation exercise). Elizabeth schools her mom on marketing to teens on That’s a Thing?!. Modern Manhood celebrates three years by answering listeners’ questions. Ed talks to special education teacher Amber Grohs about joy in the classroom. Girl Tries Life talks to productivity expert Puja Mohan, and The UnDad offers a wide-ranging discussion about the creative life, among other things.

Sponsors and partners

Many thanks to the organizations that make it possible for us to bring this to you each week.

SPONSORS

ATB is our founding sponsor. Why? Because ATB listens. Watch stories of ATB customers and their journeys. And be sure to check out ATB's podcasts: We Are Alberta and Perch.
ECF helps the Edmonton community give, grow, and transform. Find out how. And don't miss The Well Endowed Podcast.
Alberta Blue Cross invites you to The Wellness Summit, a day to explore fresh perspectives and practices around wellness in the workplace. It's on Oct. 10 in Edmonton. Learn more.
Choose Park Power, a provider of natural gas and electricity in Alberta that shares its profits with awesome local non-profits. It's a great follow on Instagram, too!
As Edmonton’s largest lender of information and entertainment, EPL’s mission is to share with our city, community and customers. Check out their podcast, Overdue Finds.
Unit B is a multi-company coworking space focused on helping people pursue their passions and making Edmonton its creative best. Book a tour.
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PARTNERS

PodSummit is sold out! You can join the wait list for the event at Fort Calgary on June 22. Check out the podcast directory, as well, if you're looking for a show to try.
It's listener survey time! Please give us a bit of information to help us serve you better. If you want to, you can enter a draw to win one of three cash prizes of $100.
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What's up on APN — May 18 to 24

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Take a listen to the recent output of our member and affiliated podcasts. You can sample them on this page, or you can put the playlist that appeals to you into your podcast-listening app by hitting the “subscribe” button. Here’s how it works.

Alberta stories

You’ll find a rollicking discussion of Alberta politics on Daveberta, with special guests Lianne Bell and Chris Henderson joining Dave Cournoyer. Then, we apologize in advance for the hunger pangs these might cause, but it’s worth it to hear about the barbecue sauce and dips from Jordan's General Store on the Mess Hall Podcast, and Moose Shed BBQ on Eat More Barbecue.


Edmonton stories

Let’s get even more local. OtherWise offers Part 2 of Moréniké Ọláòșebìkan’s conversation with a variety of people of colour about finding a sense of belonging in Edmonton. Press Start to Join interviewed some Alberta game developers at Dark Matters at the Telus World of Science. Ed’s Shane Lawrence has a great discussion with a University of Alberta prof who studies evil and how to teach students about it. Politics-wise, City of Champions continues its city council spotlights with Coun. Andrew Knack, and watch for a new episode of Speaking Municipally, which we’ll add to the list when it comes in.

Arts and entertainment

Bollywood is for Lovers has a delightful conversation with fellow podcaster Manish Mathur about a couple of Yash Chopra films. Overdue Finds reviews The Public, a star-studded movie about a library and its relationship with people who are homeless. Putting It Together dissects a couple more songs from A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum. The Read-Along begins a new book, A Memory Called Empire. And Makeshift Stories offers a story called The Chimera, about a man whose heart is in the wrong place.

Sports

For Kicks shares the joy of a Canadian victory as the team prepares for the Women’s World Cup, and Loyal Company of the River Valley wonders where FC Edmonton’s scoring power has gone. The 2 and Out CFL Podcast breathes a sigh of relief that there will be no players’ strike. Hockey Feels revels in Great Britain’s singular win in the IIHF tourney, worries about women’s hockey, and despairs at Boston’s presence in the Stanley Cup final.

Self-improvement

On Creative Block, Kyle Marshall has a great talk with Chris Taniguchi, the artist, animator and YouTuber who designed the cover art for all of Kyle’s APN shows. And on Girl Tries Life, Victoria Smith coaches you through the step you have to take if you’re going to commit yourself to self-care.

Sponsors and partners

All of this is possible thanks to these fine folks, especially our founding sponsor, ATB. We’re also welcoming a new sponsor this week — The Alberta Blue Cross Wellness Summit.

SPONSORS

ATB is our founding sponsor. Why? Because ATB listens. Watch stories of ATB customers and their journeys. And be sure to check out ATB's podcasts: We Are Alberta and Perch.
ECF helps the Edmonton community give, grow, and transform. Find out how. And don't miss The Well Endowed Podcast.
Alberta Blue Cross invites you to The Wellness Summit, a day to explore fresh perspectives and practices around wellness in the workplace. It's on Oct. 10 in Edmonton. Learn more.
Choose Park Power, a provider of natural gas and electricity in Alberta that shares its profits with awesome local non-profits. It's a great follow on Instagram, too!
As Edmonton’s largest lender of information and entertainment, EPL’s mission is to share with our city, community and customers. Check out their podcast, Overdue Finds.
Unit B is a multi-company coworking space focused on helping people pursue their passions and making Edmonton its creative best. Book a tour.
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Unit B makes a great home base

If you’re looking for a sign that Unit B is right for you, this might be it.

If you’re looking for a sign that Unit B is right for you, this might be it.

It’s not an exaggeration to say Unit B Coworking has played a vital role in the success thus far of the Alberta Podcast Network, powered by ATB.

Unit B, a coworking space in downtown Edmonton, has provided a strong home base for our small business, offering not only all of the amenities needed to get work done every day (including a podcast studio!), but also a community of great people.

So it’s truly a pleasure to be able to use the power of the network to let more people know about Unit B, a place that is “focused on helping people pursue their passions and making Edmonton its creative best.”

It started in 2011 in the basement of the McKenney Building at 10187 104 St. by a bunch of business who couldn’t find space, so they created their own. It has since expanded to the main floor. A number of successful businesses — including Kick Point, Berlin Communications, Strong Coffee Marketing, DOSC, Fire and Flower Cannabis, and Punchcard Systems — got their start at Unit B and grew into bigger places.

It is currently the home of such new and established organizations as NewEngage Training, Lex3 Engineering, YEG Live, Fancii, Progress Alberta and Taproot Publishing, and a workplace for a number of freelancers and remote workers .

I could tell you about all the features available here, but you’re better off visiting the website or booking a tour. Instead, let me tell you a story about the kind of serendipity that a place like this makes possible.

Around the time that Unit B was starting in 2011, I was leaving the Edmonton Journal, where I had spent 14 years as a journalist. I wrote this blog post, in which I quoted Robert Krulwich’s foundational commencement speech to Berkeley’s journalism grads:

“Think about NOT waiting your turn. Instead, think about getting together with friends that you admire, or envy. Think about entrepreneuring. Think about NOT waiting for a company to call you up. Think about not giving your heart to a bunch of adults you don’t know. Think about horizontal loyalty. Think about turning to people you already know, who are your friends, or friends of their friends and making something that makes sense to you together, that is as beautiful or as true as you can make it.”

Justin Archer read that post and loved that quote. In 2013, when designer Elizabeth Schowalter started working at Berlin, he asked her to make it one of her first projects. He had 10 copies of her beautiful hand-lettered poster printed and gave them to friends.

One ended up in Unit B co-founder Lisa Hagen’s office, and stayed behind when she moved to New York. Jas Panesar of NewEngage Training came across it and moved it to a more prominent place last fall because it spoke to him, too. And that’s when I came across it, completely unaware of any of this until I saw the print and expressed my surprise and gratitude on Instagram, prompting Justin to explain how it had come to be here.

All this to say that this is the kind of people Unit B attracts, and this is the kind of thing we believe with all our hearts. And if horizontal loyalty appeals to you, then this could be the place for you, too.

Unit B Coworking is a sponsor of the Alberta Podcast Network. If you would like to harness the power of the network to promote your organization, here’s what we offer. Get in touch at hello@albertapodcastnetwork.com.



What's up on APN — May 11 to 17

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As we head into the May long weekend, we offer a fine selection of Alberta-made listens for your edification and amusement. You can listen to all of these right here, if you want, or you can put the playlist you fancy right into your podcast-listening app by hitting the “subscribe” button. Here’s how it works.

Arts and entertainment

On the local front, the Northern Nerdcast has a chat with artist Kelly Tindall about his Kickstarter for Strangebeard 2, and Trent Wilkie performs some original flights of fancy on The UnDad. Further afield, I Have Some Notes reworks Godzilla,; The Read-Along wraps up Moonshine and announces the next book to receive the chapter-by-chapter treatment; Putting It Together dissects a sexist song from Forum, with musical accompaniment; and Press Start to Join discusses free games, State of Play, tech news and more.

Edmonton stories

The Well Endowed Podcast has a great interview with Liz O’Neill about her 40 years of service with BCGBigs, and Linda Hoang has an in-depth discussion of social media for non-profits with Kath Oltsher of Zoe’s Animal Rescue on Don’t Call Me A Guru. Tomato Radio talks about Edmonton chefs on TV, farmers’ markets and food events, and Let’s Do Coffee chats with Shannon Neighbour about how she got into the recruitment business. City Hall-wise, don’t miss the latest from Speaking Municipally, which we’ll add to the list when it becomes available, and catch up on City of Champions’ interview with Coun. Ben Henderson.

Calgary stories

Eat More Barbecue learns about the delicious goings-on at the Way Out West Fest, and the Mess Hall Podcast pays a visit to Cinde Little, the Everyday Gluten-free Gourmet. Girl Tries Life gets into personal branding with Avro Creative’s Kristen Dyck. And Not There Yet gets real nerdy about a piece of aviation history with host Terence C. Gannon — not exactly a Calgary story, but it emanates from there!

Sports

In addition to extensive NHL playoffs coverage from The 4th Line and Hockey Feels, you can also dig into a little hockey history and behind-the-scenes chatter with Oilers’ trainer Ken Lowe on City of Champions. Loyal Company of the River Valley looks back at FC Edmonton’s home opener and looks ahead to the next game in Calgary, and 2 and Out talks CFL with Josh Smith from Podskee Wee Wee and 3 Down Nation. Tight Ends has a new episode out, too, which we’ll add to the list when we can — it’s got a whole bunch of sports in it, plus a look back at the Calgary Beer Fest. 

Self-improvement

Luiza Campos of A Branded World drops some knowledge about getting to know your customers, and Victoria Smith of Girl Tries Life encourages you to have an abundance mindset. Modern Manhood shares insights from a recent event on whether men and women can be friends, and Ed talks to an educator who helps prepare teachers for their important work.


Survey time

If you listen to any of these, or if you have ever listened to an Alberta Podcast Network show, please fill out our survey. It won’t take long, and it will help us out enormously. Plus, you can enter yourself in a draw for $100.


Sponsors and partners

Everything we do is possible thanks to the support of these organizations, especially our founding sponsor, ATB Financial.

SPONSORS

ATB is our founding sponsor. Why? Because ATB listens. Watch stories of ATB customers and their journeys. And be sure to check out ATB's podcasts: We Are Alberta and Perch.
ECF helps the Edmonton community give, grow, and transform. Find out how. And don't miss The Well Endowed Podcast.
Choose Park Power, a provider of natural gas and electricity in Alberta that shares its profits with awesome local non-profits. It's a great follow on Instagram, too!
As Edmonton’s largest lender of information and entertainment, EPL’s mission is to share with our city, community and customers. Check out their podcast, Overdue Finds.
Unit B is a multi-company coworking space focused on helping people pursue their passions and making Edmonton its creative best. Book a tour.
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PARTNERS

Ready to take your podcast to the next level? Come to PodSummit at Fort Calgary on June 22. Check our newsletter for an offer code to get $25 off the ticket price.
Looking for tickets to the big game, a major concert or some other fun experience? Buy your tickets through SeatGIANT, in Canadian funds. Use the offer code apn to get 5% off.
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What's up on APN — May 4 to 10

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Here’s what our member podcasts and affiliates have been up to over the past week. You can listen to any of the podcast here on the page, or you can import the list to your podcatcher by hitting the “subscribe” button. Here’s a bit more on how it works.

Self-improvement

EPIC Podcast (Emergency Preparedness in Canada) published five episodes in honour of Emergency Preparedness Week, and every one is a gem. You’ll find them among our other podcasts that aim to instruct or improve your life, including the latest interview with a phenomenal educator on Ed, and a look at the pain of plantar fasciitis on Healthy Lifestyle Design. Also, Cross-polliNation has a new episode optimism, opportunity and emerging markets that we’ll add when we can.

Sports

Soccer-wise, Loyal Company of the River Valley recorded its first ever live show in honour of the kickoff of FC Edmonton’s season, and guest Katie Woodfine of For Kicks provided an update on the Women’s World Cup. We’ve also got hockey talk from The 4th Line Podcast (stick around as always for Nick’s song) and Hockey Feels (stick around for Rachel’s reaction to the Flyers’ coaching announcement). And the 2 and Out CFL Podcast has a chat with Marshall Ferguson of TSN 1150.

Arts and entertainment

Press Start to Join hits Episode 250 with a tribute to Star Wars and an update on free games. You can also get a deep dive into a couple of Aladdin-esque movies with Bollywood is for Lovers; a spoiler-laden nerdout about Avengers: Endgame with Northern Nerdcast; a tribute to the Muppets from Overdue Finds; the final chapter of Moonshine on The Read-Along; and a composer’s eye-view on a pretty little Sondheim song on Putting It Together. Watch for a new Emily Missed Out, too!

Alberta stories

Ryan Hastman hangs up his headphones on The Daveberta Podcast, but not before one more chat with Dave Cournoyer about what’s going on in Alberta politics, ably assisted by Adam Rozenhart. Creative Block also talks about some big changes for host Kyle Marshall and sometime co-host Matt Mort; Eat More Barbecue’s Ryan Sanderson talks to the BBQ-er and podcaster who helped inspire his show; and Mess Hall chows down on Calgary eats with Adam Ruby. Speaking Municipally will drop a new episode today, too, which we’ll add to the list when it comes up.

Many thanks to our sponsors for making it possible for us to gather all of this for you, and to our partners for providing some perks to you, our readers.

SPONSORS

ATB is our founding sponsor. Why? Because ATB listens. Watch stories of ATB customers and their journeys. And be sure to check out ATB's podcasts: We Are Alberta and Perch.
ECF helps the Edmonton community give, grow, and transform. Find out how. And don't miss The Well Endowed Podcast.
Choose Park Power, a provider of natural gas and electricity in Alberta that shares its profits with awesome local non-profits. It's a great follow on Instagram, too!
As Edmonton’s largest lender of information and entertainment, EPL’s mission is to share with our city, community and customers. Check out their podcast, Overdue Finds.
Unit B is a multi-company coworking space focused on helping people pursue their passions and making Edmonton its creative best. Book a tour.
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PARTNERS

Ready to take your podcast to the next level? Come to PodSummit at Fort Calgary on June 22. Check our newsletter for an offer code to get $25 off the ticket price.
Looking for tickets to the big game, a major concert or some other fun experience? Buy your tickets through SeatGIANT, in Canadian funds. Use the offer code apn to get 5% off.
Edmonton's international documentary film festival is on May 2 to 12. Go take in some great nonfiction filmmaking at the Metro Cinema. Check our newsletter for a promo code! 
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What's up on the Alberta Podcast Network - April 27 to May 3

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As we suggested last week, we’re working on a new format for letting you know what our podcasters and affiliates have been up to lately. This will likely continue to evolve, but for this week, we offer a series of thematic playlists featuring recent episodes.

Thanks to Listen Notes, you can grab the feed for any of these playlists and put it right in your podcast app. Just hit the “Subscribe” button on any of these blocks. You can also play them from this page.


The Calgary and Edmonton lists include episodes that are particularly rooted in their cities of origin.

In the Calgary list, you’ll spend some time with the Airdrie-based Carre-Nivore with our newest member, Eat More Barbecue, and nerd out about knives with Kevin Kent on The Mess Hall Podcast. You’ll also hear a reminiscence about getting a difficult project to take flight with Terence C. Gannon on Not There Yet.

On the Edmonton list, we have a trip to the Citadel to see The Tempest with I Don’t Get It; Tomato Radio’s chat with the couple behind Rge Rd; a visit with the Edmonton Radial Railway Society and an Indigenous career fair on The Well Endowed Podcast; two takes with Edmonton-area teachers on gaming in the classroom from the Northern Nerdcast and Ed; an exploration of that rude question so many newcomers hear on OtherWise; and a deep dive with reporter Omar Mosleh on covering the hate beat on City of Champions. (We’ll add Speaking Municipally to the list when we can, but it’s up now, with a look at speed reduction.)

Looking for some diversion? We offer an original story from Makeshift Stories featuring the world’s most curmudgeonly time traveller, Ken Likeley; The Read-Along dissects a wild chapter of Moonshine; Press Start to Join geeks out on God of War and Overwatch; I Have Some Notes does what it can to fix Star Trek: Insurrection, while Repodcasting does what it can to fix Batman v Superman; and Kyle Marshall explores two versions of Lovely from A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum.

Feeling sporty? We’ve got the latest FC Edmonton chatter from Loyal Company of the River Valley (come to their live show!). With the NHL playoffs on, The 4th Line Hockey Podcast and Hockey Feels have a lot to talk about. And you can hear the 2 and Out CFL Podcast tackle the draft.

We’re still working out what to call this category, but generally speaking, it’s got episodes on how to do better at business, life or whatever else you’re up to. A Branded World looks at lessons to draw from Netflix’s disruption of the video rental business; Girl Tries Life has an interview about dropping toxic relationships, and a coaching episode on a similar theme; The UnDad reflects on some examples of misguided parenting; Modern Manhood wonders why environmentalism is sometimes seen as unmanly; and Let’s Do Coffee gathers insights from Rob LeLacheur of Road 55.

All of this is possible because of our sponsors and partners:

SPONSORS

ATB is our founding sponsor. Why? Because ATB listens. Watch stories of ATB customers and their journeys. And be sure to check out ATB's podcasts: We Are Alberta and Perch.
ECF helps the Edmonton community give, grow, and transform. Find out how. And don't miss The Well Endowed Podcast.
Choose Park Power, a provider of natural gas and electricity in Alberta that shares its profits with awesome local non-profits. It's a great follow on Instagram, too!
As Edmonton’s largest lender of information and entertainment, EPL’s mission is to share with our city, community and customers. Check out their podcast, Overdue Finds.
Unit B is a multi-company coworking space focused on helping people pursue their passions and making Edmonton its creative best. Book a tour.
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PARTNERS

Ready to take your podcast to the next level? Come to PodSummit at Fort Calgary on June 22. Check our newsletter for an offer code to get $25 off the ticket price.
Looking for tickets to the big game, a major concert or some other fun experience? Buy your tickets through SeatGIANT, in Canadian funds. Use the offer code apn to get 5% off.
Edmonton's international documentary film festival is on May 2 to 12. Go take in some great nonfiction filmmaking at the Metro Cinema. Check our newsletter for a promo code! 
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Eat More Barbecue and Let's Do Coffee — two excellent ideas!

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We’re happy to announce that we’ve brought two more podcasts into the Alberta Podcast Network.

Ryan Sanderson became a barbecue connoisseur while travelling for work, and Eat More Barbecue is part of his effort to put Alberta on the world’s BBQ map. “I am a barbecue fan and sometime cook that wants to promote the culture of barbecue in Alberta,” he says. “We have a vibrant and growing barbecue community here, and this is the place to learn all about it.”

You may have heard Ryan on Avery Cochrane’s Mess Hall Podcast back in November, and he was kind enough to have Avery on his show in February. So he’s already been a generous member of the community, and is a welcome addition to our Calgary contingent. Eat More Barbecue also goes well with our Edmonton-based food podcast, Tomato Radio.

Be sure to subscribe to Eat More Barbecue, and to follow the show on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. Be careful, though — these are pretty delicious-looking feeds, and you may find yourself suddenly hungry!

Our other new addition is Let’s Do Coffee, a podcast created by NAIT’s Mawji Centre for New Venture and Student Entrepreneurship. It features interviews with local entrepreneurs, either student or alumni, about their business journeys.

You may already have heard about Let’s Do Coffee, as we’ve been promoting the podcast on our network as an affiliate since last fall. It has been such a delight to help it grow, and now we’re excited to welcome it as a member, joining our strong contingent of business-focused podcasts.

Dan van Veelen has done a tremendous job as host of the first season of the podcast. He’s about to graduate, so you’ll hear three more episodes with him (including today’s release with Rob LeLacheur of Road 55). Then a new host will be taking over, with the second season starting this fall.

You can subscribe to Let’s Do Coffee in the podcatcher of your choice, and you can follow the Mawji Centre on Twitter.

These additions are possible because of our founding sponsor, ATB Financial, as well as the Edmonton Community Foundation, Park Power, and other sponsors who have helped us bring this network to life and keep it growing. We’ll be announcing more new members in May.

Alberta Podcast Network Roundup 71

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We’re starting something new this week with the roundup. Thanks to Listen Notes, we have the ability to share with you a playlist of our network’s most recent episodes. This seems like a more user-friendly way to share the most recent episodes from our members and affiliates.

You can listen live by choosing the podcast you want to sample and hitting play. You can also put this list in your podcast app of choice by hitting the subscribe button. That will give you the full playlist on your device.

This will be the last time we have such a big roundup, as we recognize that more than 10 is a lot. Be sure to hit the “See all episodes” button at the bottom of this to get this week’s full contingent. And watch for shorter, more thematic playlists in the future.

The latest episodes of Bollywood is For Lovers — The People’s Champion: Akshay Kumar in Special 26, Holiday, and Baby — and Speaking Municipally — We're not trying to Drupe you but we might get a Core zone — weren’t showing up in Listen Notes when we first published this, so be sure to check them out, too. We’ll add them when we can.

We are able to bring this roundup to you thanks to our outstanding sponsors, some of whom create their own podcasts, which will now be integrated into our playlists whenever they have a new episode to share, as is the case this week with Overdue Finds from the Edmonton Public Library.

SPONSORS

ATB is our founding sponsor. Why? Because ATB listens. Watch stories of ATB customers and their journeys. And be sure to check out ATB's podcasts: We Are Alberta and Perch.
ECF helps the Edmonton community give, grow, and transform. Find out how. And don't miss The Well Endowed Podcast.
Choose Park Power, a provider of natural gas and electricity in Alberta that shares its profits with awesome local non-profits. It's a great follow on Instagram, too!
As Edmonton’s largest lender of information and entertainment, EPL’s mission is to share with our city, community and customers. Check out their podcast, Overdue Finds.
The Mawji Centre for New Venture and Student Entrepreneurship at NAIT is dedicated to inspiring your entrepreneurial mindset. Be sure to try Let's Do Coffee.
Unit B is a multi-company coworking space focused on helping people pursue their passions and making Edmonton its creative best. Book a tour.
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We’re also happy to work with community partners, who make it possible for us to offer perks to you:

PARTNERS

Ready to take your podcast to the next level? Come to PodSummit at Fort Calgary on June 22. Check our newsletter for an offer code to get $25 off the ticket price.
Looking for tickets to the big game, a major concert or some other fun experience? Buy your tickets through SeatGIANT, in Canadian funds. Use the offer code apn to get 5% off.
Edmonton's international documentary film festival is on May 2 to 12. Go take in some great nonfiction filmmaking at the Metro Cinema. Check our newsletter for a promo code! 
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Alberta Podcast Network Roundup 70

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We’ve just come through a rough election campaign in Alberta, and Edmonton and Calgary voted for different parties, and there’s a lot of… feelings out there. We are feeling those feelings, too. Let’s just note that in this week’s roundup, we have podcasts from Edmonton and Calgary in peaceful coexistence, promoting each other, enjoying each other, connecting with each other in interesting and valuable ways. Onward.

30 MINUTES OR LESS

Let Tomato Radio's Mary and Amanda get you up to speed on food and drink in Edmonton. They discuss Easter treats and where to get them, and some great events.
25 min
On Not There Yet, Terence C. Gannon reflects on the remarkable journey of Tiger Woods, and his improbable and yet maybe inevitable triumph at the Masters.
22 min
Another original story by Alan V Hare on Makeshift Stories: While tracking down a scam artist who disappeared with $200 million, a freelance insurance investigator finds herself sucked into a world of conspiracy theories.
29 min
As The Read-Along approaches the last few chapters of Moonshine by Jasmine Gower, Scott and Anita Bourgeois discuss a scheme hatched to lure the bad guys into a trap, and few more details about a mysterious figure.
24 min

30 TO 45 MINUTES

Karen Unland returns to Kyle Marshall's Putting It Together, where they discuss whether Sondheim captures young love effectively in Hero's song in A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
41 min

Todd Nesloney - Asking Crazy Questions
Erstwhile producer Andrew Paul came back from visiting the land of the rising sun, which provided quite a bit of interesting conversation fodder for The UnDad's host, Trent Wilkie.   
33 min
Check-in 24 - Resolutions & Babies
Filmmaker and comedian Spencer Streichert comes on Creative Block to discuss some of the wild stories that have happened to him. Also discussed is standup, rodeos, and Christian Slater.
42 min
On Ed, Shane Lawrence talks to LaTezeon Balantine about how she makes a difference for her students, from listening and teaching to creating a crowd-funded school pantry.
34 min
German Villegas of Modern Manhood brings together a multitude of voices to explore why it's hard for some men, even very progressive men, to call themselves feminists.
43 min
On Press Start to Join, Josh and Alan discuss an Apple scam and the recent Design and Game Awards. Alan plugs a book, and Josh's Literally Misleading game continues.
46 min
Paul returns to I Don't Get It to discuss Plain Jane Theatre’s production of Alison Bechdel’s Fun Home. And Fawnda is joined by her sister-in-law to recount their fiery flamenco experience.
32 min
On Speaking Municipally, Mack and Troy are joined by Anne Stevenson, a senior planner at the City of Edmonton to talk about the plan to updating the city's zoning regulations.
35 min
Avery Cochrane of the Mess Hall Podcast had a ton of fun talking about barbecue, New York pizza and Jamaican food with comedian and actor Drew Thomas during a recent stop in Calgary. 
34 min

45 TO 60 MINUTES

Luiza Campos of A Branded World talks to Jan LaPierre, president of A for Adventure, about the importance of sound and how it can help differentiate you and much more powerfully express your brand message. 
48 min
On Northern Nerdcast, Dan and Chelsea are joined by Lindsay from Gamer's Den, a retail and gaming experience with classic and modern video gaming systems, trading card games, role-playing games, and Warhammer. 
53 min
This week's Girl Tries Life features Victoria Smith's conversation with art teacher, activist, doula and many other things… Julia Mooney! Among other thing's they discuss her One Outfit One Hundred Days project.
50 min

MORE THAN 60 MINUTES

Coun. Bev Esslinger welcomed Shane Fennessey of City of Champions to her office at Edmonton's City Hall, where they discussed a wide range of topics relating to her life and her job, as well as the Blatchford development, LRT expansion, and more.
71 min
On The 4th Line, Avs fan Carl shares his experiences as a man behind enemy lines in Calgary. He and Nick also get into the rest of the first round of the NHL playoffs, as it stood at recording time, and be sure to stick around for Nick's end-of-the-show jingle.
66 min
The election that this episode of The Daveberta Podcast discussed is now over, and we know who won. But you'll still get plenty of interesting insights about what happens next from Dave Cournoyer and Ryan Hastman, with an able assist from Adam Rozenhart.
100 min
You knew this was coming. At some point, I Have Some Notes was going to get around to Michael Bay’s bombastic robot punch fest, Transformers. Colin, Gregg and Scott have many, many notes.
67 min
The Nice Approach
On Loyal Company of the River Valley, Adam and Nate talk about FC Edmonton signing Amer Didic, OneSoccer's free trial for streaming, and the CBC's decision to broadcast CPL games.
61 min
On Hockey Feels, Rachel and Steven express their surprise at the collapse of Tampa Bay and Pittsburgh. They also discuss Nazem Kadri's suspension, and the controversial IIHF Women’s final.
62 min

AFFILIATES & SPONSORS

April is Poetry Month! On Overdue Finds, Edmonton Public Library writer-in-residence Matthew Stepanic joins Bryce Crittenden, Caroline Land and Kate Gibson to talk about zines, poetry, local talent and literary events. 
57 min
The Nice Approach
The Well Endowed Podcast from the Edmonton Community Foundation looks at how the Parkinson's Association of Alberta helps people. And Let's Find Out's Chris Chang-Yen Phillips explores the history of McLuhan House.
42 min
Kris Kasawki finds parallels between podcasting and what he does at Park Power, a provider of electricity and natural gas in Alberta. “The world is democratizing,” he says. “The information is out there. The access to do anything is out there."
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Every month, join host and ATB economist Nick Ford on We Are Alberta as he explores Alberta’s geography, its businesses, organizations, and its diverse and fascinating people — all viewed through an economic lens.
Join host Rob Roach of ATB Financial on Perch, the Podcast as he talks with the experts, influencers and big thinkers who are shaping Alberta and tell the stories of what’s happening in our province’s economy.
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NAIT's Mawji Centre for New Venture and Student Entrepreneurship has supported a wonderful first season of Let's Do Coffee. Dive back into a fantastic set of conversations with host Dan van Veelen.
Ready to take your podcast to the next level? Want to be in a room with a bunch of other smart and creative people? Come to PodSummit at Fort Calgary on June 22.
If you're in a city where NHL playoffs are going on right now, you can likely get a ticket through SeatGIANT, in Canadian funds. Use the offer code apn to get 5% off.
Edmonton's international documentary film festival is on May 2 to 12. Go take in some great nonfiction filmmaking at the Metro Cinema, and maybe see us in the lobby!
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