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The Elder Files

Nov 25, 2020

Bob is an experienced leadership and engagement practitioner, a storyteller and a songwriter.  He led a unique civic engagement initiative when he co-founded the Music Mile arts district in Inglewood and the East Village. 

He is an elder and artist in residence with vision for a vibrant downtown Calgary despite vacant...

Oct 25, 2020

Episode 3, recorded during a sunny pandemic afternoon, comes complete with sounds of a neighbourhood dog barking at squirrels somewhere in the background.

We quickly settle into the dulcet tones of Ralph Benmergui, renowned Canadian broadcaster, producer,  voice on Toronto’s  JAZZ.FM, a few of his many roles past and...

Oct 15, 2020

This conversation with Jules brings personal and powerful narratives to the near absent landscape of documentary work with and about elder women in Canada. 

The catalyst for this episode is an unexpected powerhouse docu, KaYaMenTa, Sharing The Truths About Menopause, produced by award winning Indigenous documentarian...

Oct 4, 2020

Terry Fallis is a beloved Canadian novelist whose gift of humour is as unique as his own journey to becoming an award winning novelist later in life.

 In this episode Terry shares insights about his elder journey including a more serious call to action as he examines his privilege and the need for transformation in...