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Episode 12: Emotion v. Numbers – when is it necessary to pull the plug or make big changes with your business?

Entrepreneurs and small business owners work hard at building their business and change or letting go can be the hardest thing to do when you are passionate about your business. Entrepreneur, Athlete, Author, and Community Leader Fareen (“Far”) Samji (@hititwithfar) provides insight on how to recognize that critical moment when change is necessary. She discusses…

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Episode 11: How to respond to a pandemic? Make more Chocolate Croissants!

Meet Phil and Alexandra, a remarkable husband and wife team that own and operate Saving Thyme Catering and Patisserie in Burlington.  Hear their story on how they quickly revamped their operation to respond to the challenges of COVID-19.   A small business success story that everyone should hear.

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Episode 10: Social Justice in an “Era of Accountability”

Youth have lots to say on the subject of social justice.  And with social media tools and smart phones at their fingertips, they share and know faster than any news media outlet.  Join our youth panel as they share their views and insights on the obstacles and solutions to achieving social justice. Martin’s career in…

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Episode 9: Social Justice and The Power of Youth – Part 2

The tragic death of George Floyd triggered a ripple effect of global protests fuelled by the energy and instant ability of youth to mobilize. Our social justice panel discuss the power of youth and their ability to bring about transformative social change. Martin’s career in private industry has included many years of volunteering with not-for-profit…

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Episode 8: Social Justice and The Power of Youth – Part 1

The tragic death of George Floyd triggered a ripple effect of global protests fuelled by the energy and instant ability of youth to mobilize. Our social justice panel discuss the power of youth and their ability to bring about transformative social change. Martin’s career in private industry has included many years of volunteering with not-for-profit…

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Episode 7: LEAVING NO ONE BEHIND

A candid conversation with Jane McKenna, MPP (Burlington) on the Provincial fight against COVID-19, the rise in popularity of Premier Doug Ford and how to stand up for the people of Ontario.

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Episode 6: DEATH & DYING – Saying goodbye to loved ones during COVID-19.

Death and Dying – it’s a dark topic and yet, it’s a normal part of life.  COVID-19 has changed the way we say goodbye to loved ones.  Join me in a conversation with Don Smith, Owner & President of Smith’s Funeral Homes, sharing his family legacy of catering to the needs of every family and…

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Episode 5: “Local Action to Global Pandemic” – a conversation with our Burlington Mayor, Marianne Meed Ward

The City of Burlington Is leading the way on many fronts in the fight against COVID-19. Listen to a conversation with our Burlington Mayor, Marianne Meed Ward, talking about the initiatives and actions underway in our City to help keep us safe.

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Episode 4: Front & Centre – The Honourable Karina Gould, Minister of International Development, speaks on the new realities of Parliament in the common fight against COVID-19

An interview with The Honourable Karina Gould, Minister of International Development. Our Member of Parliament and youngest Parliamentarian ever to be appointed to Cabinet, shares her day to day realities of governing in self-isolation while remaining connected with her Burlington constituents.

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Episode 3: Staying Healthy during COVID-19

Interview with Kevin Brady, Director, Corporate Health, NFP Canada, Director, Advica Health & Canadian Triathlete  In our conversation with Community Leader and Health Guru, Kevin Brady, you will be inspired by his personal journey on health, struggles, achievements and advice on staying healthy while in self-isolation.

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