What's up on APN — May 18 to 24


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.


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.


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.


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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