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The Elder Files

Nov 12, 2021

This content may be provocative for some listeners.

This is a sobering listen to the need for policy and law reform on behalf of Canadian elders; intimate partner violence, care and decision making challenges for our elder queer communities, and the need for incorporation of Indigenous laws and practices...

Oct 21, 2021

Merrell-Ann Phare is a master class in Canadian humility, vision & transformation.  She is a powerhouse living into the work & difficult conversations of reconciliation and decolonisation.

Merrell-Ann is a lawyer, author and the founding Executive Director of the Centre for Indigenous Environmental Resources, a national...

Jul 7, 2021

We kick it off during the hottest of times in British Columbia where global warming is burning forests and heat related deaths & temps are at an unprecedented high.  Donnie shares their take on what that’s like  from Vancouver where the realities are ‘shockingly real’.  

Nor could we turn away from the shockingly...

May 24, 2021

Andre Picard is an award winning journalist, investigative health reporter & author. He has received honorary doctorates from six universities, including UBC and the University of Toronto. Despite the deserved acclaim Andre remains humble and is a passionate champion for Canadians.

Andre’s recent bestseller is a must...

May 12, 2021

Tom Wilson is an iconic Canadian musician, modern Mohawk visual artist, & masterful storyteller.  As a child Tom dreamed of sailing on the back of a large turtle along a river returning to a man he knew only in his dreams until at age 53 Tom learns he was adopted and his birth mother is a beautiful Mohawk woman...