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Tuesdays with Elsie

@ VOL 20 ON SEP 28, 2018

Angela Arsenio is a student counsellor and registered social worker at Niagara College.  She recently conducted a series of interviews with her 96 year-old grandmother in order to better understand the complexities of a life well-lived.

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Wander Often, Wonder Always

@ VOL 19 ON JUN 08, 2018

Life is filled with new beginnings, filled with uncertainty. That’s why you need to be curious, and why you need to wonder and wander. Use curiosity to taste new experience, meet different people, and use it to find out what you are passionate about. It’s never too late to experiment and don’t let the fear of unknown stop you from it. 

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ENIA-type Drawings

@ VOL 19 ON JUN 08, 2018

ENIA-type drawing was developed by a UK architect, Shaun Murray. Ron explains ENIA-type drawings as he walks us through his architectural practices involving ENIA-type drawing. 

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Wayne's Cup

@ VOL 19 ON JUN 08, 2018

If you are looking for a cup of coffee near downtown Markham, I’ve got a place for you! There are many things that makes this café special. Wayne’s Cup is fully operational café and life skill centre that provides supportive training. It is a not-for-profit organization dedicated for adults with developmental needs. 

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Diversity & Literacy: The importance of drag performers reading to children

@ VOL 19 ON JUN 08, 2018

While you may have already heard about drag queen story times, it's important to hear about the impact it has had on families. Fay & Fluffy’s Storytime is an event that focuses around literacy and diversity that celebrates the differences. Listen to Fluffy’s talk to find out what impact it’s been made to the community.

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What I've learned as a first year that I hope I don't forget by the time I'm 40

@ VOL 19 ON JUN 08, 2018

Life is like a book with stories. Stories with many chapters and it’s important to revisit past chapters to be reminded of different lessons, morals, and ideas. Farshad shares a chapter that he just finished which is the first year of university. The best stories are the unpredictable and he shares this chapter that is full of surprises, fun and humour filled personal stories, from first-year, that all turned into life lessons

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Dear Philomena

@ VOL 19 ON JUN 08, 2018

“Mama how much trauma can I contain?”  - Mugabi Byenkya

A stroke survivor who was once facing his own mortality shares his journey of searching, surviving, and coping. 

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Dismantling Loneliness through Collaborative Spaces

@ VOL 19 ON JUN 08, 2018

There is epidemic of loneliness in the world right now. In a world characterized by an abundance of virtual connections and weak ties, we are yearning for genuine interaction and connectedness. Charlotte, an entrepreneur who owns a coworking space at Markham talks about how important it is to build relationships and make genuine connections both personally and in business in this tech lonely world.

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Rapport, J'Adore!

@ VOL 19 ON JUN 08, 2018

Ever-curious about human connection, Athena reflects upon her path towards developing rapport and its profound importance in & beyond healthcare. Be ready to be inspired to reflect upon what rapport means to and to build strong rapport & connections in your own lives.

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What's in the Dark Room

@ VOL 17 ON NOV 24, 2017

Paul Salvatori reveals the humanitarian philosophy behind his podcast, the Dark Room, and the gift of learning through our differences. Paul explores the strange and controversial of the human world with aims for compassionate understanding.

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Standing on The Sholders of Giants - Discovering a Love for Science

@ VOL 17 ON NOV 24, 2017

Nick Love shares his passionate love for science. The child whose interest in science grew from watching Bill Nye the Science Guy, he is now the Outreach Coordinator of the Planetary Society, where his role is to build community interest in space science, and the pursuit of space exploration with in its members and the general public.

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All Roads Lead to the Circus

@ VOL 17 ON NOV 24, 2017

What is a circus person? Are you afraid of heights? Is it scary? Have you ever fallen? Are you flexible?

Mary-Margaret Scrimger is here to answer all of these questions and more on what motivated her be a “circus person” and what her day is like.