Liv and Kate are turning their brunch chats into think tanks, talking through everything from abortion rights to Celine Dion. Join us each week as we reconsider what you thought you knew about Canadian politics, people, and phenomena.
Equal Pay for Work of Equal Value: Pay Equity in Canada
Today we are talking about pay equity in Canada. In this episode, we break down the distinctions between the wage gap, equal pay, and equal pay for equal work. Join us for a discussion about the barriers women face in obtaining equal pay for their work, how legislation addresses (or fails to address) pay inequity, and how we can all promote equal pay in Canada.
Julie Lumsden: Is Covid Making the Arts More Accessible?
Today we’re talking to Julie Lumsden. Julie is a singer and actor from Manitoba, who has performed at the Shaw Festival, RMTC, and Rainbow Stage. Most recently, Julie performed in Messiah/Complex presented by Against the Grain Theatre in partnership with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Join us as we talk all things Messiah/Complex, how COVID is making the arts more accessible, and what’s next for arts in Canada.
Pitch Better: Supporting Female Entrepreneurs
Today on the podcast we welcome Adeela Carter and Amoye Henry. This dynamic duo are the founders of Pitch Better. Their mission at Pitch Better is to bridge the gap between women-led start-ups and their means of acquiring investment capital and securing grants for their businesses. They are also conducting research to study investment and financing options for Black female founders in Canada. Since they launched their company in 2019, they have supported over 306 Canadian Businesses and they have been featured in Flare, Forbes, and Refinery 29. Join us as we discuss their business, what holds women back in business, why we need to fund and support female entrepreneurs and what’s next for Pitch Better.
Chrystia Freeeland: Minister of Everything
Today we’re talking about the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, who is Canada’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance. Join us as we talk about her upbringing in Alberta, her career in journalism and her swift rise in politics to become Canada’s minister of everything.
Will she be Canada’s next prime minister? Just watch her.
In this episode, we are joined by our favourite guest-host Craig Baird. Craig is a full-time podcast with three podcasts: Canadian History Ehx, Pucks and Cups, and from John to Justin. Check out Craig’s work here:
Dalmar Abuzeid: From Degrassi to Avonlea
This week on the podcast we interview Canadian actor Dalmar Abuzeid. Dalmar played Sebastian “Bash” Lacroix in Anne with an ‘E,’ for which he won an ACTRA and a Canadian Screen Award. He also played Danny Van Zandt in Degrassi: The Next Generation. Join us as we talk all things Anne, “teen culture,” Drake’s entourage, and what’s next for Dalmar.
Céline Dion Part 2: The Power of Céline
This week we’re giving you part 2 of our series on Céline Dion.
In Part 2 we discuss how she rose to international fame and brought back the great Last Vegas residency. We also discuss some of her personal tragedies and triumphs during her 40-year-long career.
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Such great banter!!
I’ve been listen to Katie and liv for a few episodes now and I have to admit that im officially hooked! The two hosts have great chemistry with one another along insightful and passionate views on Canadian culture and history. What ive come to enjoy is their interactions with guests on their podcast, from actors such as Dalmar Abuzeid to athletes like Sami Jo Small their variety of guests keep me coming back for more.
Liv & Kate are a great duo! They always add a personal touch to the topics of conversation, which I love. Very engaging, very knowledgeable, and fun to listen to. 10/10 would recommend!!!
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Olivia and Katie are SO engaging and always bring on the best guests, eh! A must listen.