What's up on APN — June 1-7


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.


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.


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.


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!


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.
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