Episodes

Feb. 1, 2020

The Barriers Still Faced by the LGBTQ2S community: A Conversation wit…

Jacq Hixson-Vulpe is currently a Senior Consultant at the 519 and authored the "Creating Authentic Spaces" document: https://www.…

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Jan. 11, 2020

The LGBTQ Community and the Conservative Movement: A Conversation wit…

Jamie Ellerton is Principal at Conaptus, Limited. https://conaptus.com/team-members Medium Article on NY Resolutions: https://med…

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Dec. 24, 2019

How do we Restore Balance in our Conversations? End of Year/Decade Re…

Listen to Munisha and I discuss how to restore balance in our conversations when it comes to politics. Happy Holidays and wishing…

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Dec. 14, 2019

Climate Change: How Industries are reducing their Carbon Footprint

Todd Anderson has over 20 years experience in the energy sector - specifically in wind and solar. I sit down with him to discuss …

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Dec. 7, 2019

Youth and Politics: the Generation after Milennials

Ann Nguyen sat down with me to discuss her interest in politics and her involvement in the Toronto Youth Cabinet - an organizatio…

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Nov. 30, 2019

Peter Downing and WEXIT's Constitution

For all the coverage of Wexit, surprisingly no one is talking about the Organization's Constitution. In this episode, I sit down …

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Nov. 23, 2019

A Conversation with Gillian Smith

Gillian Smith is a tireless Volunteer, Consultant and former Progressive Conservative candidate in the 2018 Ontario Provincial El…

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Nov. 15, 2019

One Year Anniversary!

Join me as I discuss #strngnfr's ups and downs over the past year! What have I learned after one year of Podcasting? What can I i…

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Nov. 9, 2019

2019 Federal election results, proportional representation, and is we…

In this episode, I discuss the 2019 federal election results and proportional representation! As well I examine the Wexit associa…

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Nov. 2, 2019

The West: Part 1 - Confederation and Western Alienation

Western alienation is real in Canada. You cannot open a newspaper without reading an article about it. Listen now to Heon and I, …

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Oct. 28, 2019

Canada Votes: Young People in Politics

In my last episode on the "Canada Votes" series, I wanted to talk to someone who has worked on the inside of a political party. I…

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Oct. 25, 2019

Canada Votes: Bloc Quebecois

So I was a bit late uploading this. But better late than never! Listen to Heon and I discuss the Bloc Quebecois - examining the P…

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Oct. 19, 2019

Canada Votes: WEXIT - Interview with Peter Downing

Nearly 50 percent of Albertans would support secession from Canada, according to an Angus Reid poll completed in 2019. In #strngn…

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Oct. 11, 2019

Canada Votes: Populism

Join Heon and I as we discuss the rise in populism in Canada. We also discuss the history and the aspects of populism that are no…

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Oct. 5, 2019

Canada Votes: The Peoples Party of Canada

The Peoples Party of Canada (PPC) is perhaps the youngest political party in Canadian federal politics. Many have characterized t…

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Oct. 2, 2019

Justin Trudeau's Blackface / Brownface Scandal

Our goal at #strngnfr is to explore political topics with a balanced view. Throughout our #elexn43 coverage, we couldn't help but…

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Sept. 28, 2019

Canada Votes: The Green Party of Canada

The Green Party of Canada has always been intriguing to me. I didn’t know enough about the Party. Is their platform only about re…

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Sept. 19, 2019

Canada Votes: The Conservative Party of Canada

In episode three of our coverage of the 2019 Canadian federal election, Heon and I discuss the Conservative Party of Canada's his…

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Sept. 7, 2019

Canada Votes: The New Democratic Party (NDP)

In our second instalment leading up to the federal election, the Strong and Free Podcast examines the New Democratic Party (NDP).…

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Aug. 31, 2019

Canada Votes: The Liberal Party of Canada

In our new series, the Strong and Free Podcast will be looking at each major political party leading up to the October election. …

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Aug. 24, 2019

The Canadian Military Part 4: Supports for Returning Military Personn…

In our final episode on the Canadian Military, we explore the stories of returning soldiers and the types of government supports …

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Aug. 17, 2019

The Canadian Military Part 3: Veterans

In this week's episode, The Strong and Free Podcast examines four main issues facing veterans: PTSD; Homelessness; Exposure to Ch…

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Aug. 10, 2019

The Canadian Military Part 2: Procurement

In this episode, Heon and I examine the perpetual issue of procurement in the Canadian military. What are the reasons behind proc…

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Aug. 3, 2019

The Canadian Military Matters.

In this episode, Heon and I begin to explore the Canadian Military. We ask the tough questions of why the military is not front a…

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