9 episodes

Canada’s extensive mountain regions provide a wide range of benefits to Canadians such as fresh water, biocultural diversity, natural resources, recreation, and cultural and spiritual connection and healing. The Canadian Mountain Podcast is where you can hear the latest stories and findings from the Canadian Mountain Network, a national research network dedicated to the resilience and health of Canada's mountain peoples and places. Each episode is produced by journalism students at Mount Royal University in Calgary, Alberta, and offers diverse perspectives from those living and working in our country's varied and complex mountain regions. From academics to athletes and Indigenous Elders to policy makers, the Canadian Mountain Podcast brings you expert insights to explore the past, present, and future of mountain regions here in Canada and around the world.

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Canada’s extensive mountain regions provide a wide range of benefits to Canadians such as fresh water, biocultural diversity, natural resources, recreation, and cultural and spiritual connection and healing. The Canadian Mountain Podcast is where you can hear the latest stories and findings from the Canadian Mountain Network, a national research network dedicated to the resilience and health of Canada's mountain peoples and places. Each episode is produced by journalism students at Mount Royal University in Calgary, Alberta, and offers diverse perspectives from those living and working in our country's varied and complex mountain regions. From academics to athletes and Indigenous Elders to policy makers, the Canadian Mountain Podcast brings you expert insights to explore the past, present, and future of mountain regions here in Canada and around the world.

    Covid-19 and Mountain Tourism

    Covid-19 and Mountain Tourism

    In the final episode of the season, host Blaise Kemna looks into how Covid-19 is affecting tourism in mountain communities. Hear from Banff Mayor Karen Sorenson about how things look in town as they prepare to welcome visitors for the summer season. Then, Blaise connects with researcher Joe Pavelka, a professor of Ecotourism and Outdoor Leadership at Mount Royal University who is studying tourists' travel fears and aspirations associated with Covid-19.

    • 29 min
    Indigenous-led Research

    Indigenous-led Research

    In this episode, host Blaise Kemna takes a dive into Indigenous-led research from three different research perspectives: first, a conversation with Dr. Courtney Mason, a Canada Research Chair at Thompson Rivers University; second, an interview with William Snow, administrative manager of the Stoney Nakoda Nation; and third, a discussion with Dr. Aimee Schmidt, excecutive director of the T’akhu  Tlèn Conservancy in Whitehorse.

    • 28 min
    Human-Wildlife Coexistence

    Human-Wildlife Coexistence

    In this episode, host Blaise Kemna takes a dive into human-wildlife coexistence from three different research perspectives: first, a conversation with Don Caruthers Den Hoed, senior fellow manager with the Canadian Parks Collective for Innovation and Leadership at Mount Royal University's Institute for Environmental Sustainability; second, an interview with Marco Festa-Bianchet, a Biology professor at Sherbrooke University; and third, a discussion with Danah Duke, excecutive director of the Miistakis Institute at Mount Royal University in Calgary, Alta.

    • 29 min
    International Mountain Day 2019 and the State of the Mountains

    International Mountain Day 2019 and the State of the Mountains

    Our special edition podcast for UN International Mountain Day 2019 (December 11th) brings you a panel of experts discussing the impacts of climate change on mountain ecosystems and communities. Canadian Mountain Network trainee and Mount Royal University journalism student Blaise Kemna recorded this engaging event held on November 4, 2019 at the Glenbow Museum in Calgary, AB.

    • 35 min
    Special Episode: 2017 University of Alberta Mountain Festival Panel Discussion

    Special Episode: 2017 University of Alberta Mountain Festival Panel Discussion

    This special episode was recorded during the University of Alberta Mountain Festival on December 6, 2017.

    Under this year's United Nations’ theme for International Mountain Day, “Mountains Under Pressure: Climate, Hunger, and Migration”, the panel discusses some of the most pressing issues that mountain communities face with regards to traditional foods and food security.

    The Canadian Mountain Podcast is brought to you by the Canadian Mountain Network.

    http://canadianmountainnetwork.ca

    • 1 hr 18 min
    Special Episode: 2017 International Mountain Day Livestream

    Special Episode: 2017 International Mountain Day Livestream

    This special episode was recorded on International Mountain Day on December 11, 2017. Join our host Meg Wilcox when she tunes in with researchers and mountain communities around Canada to celebrate this special day! 

    The Canadian Mountain Podcast is brought to you by the Canadian Mountain Network.

    http://canadianmountainnetwork.ca

    • 1 hr 1 min

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