88 episodes

The Forgotten Corner is a weekly podcast recorded in Medicine Hat, the 65,000-citizen hub of southeast Alberta, where people often wonder, “When will everyone just do what we want to do?”

Scott Schmidt, Jeremy Appel and Mo Cranker have a combined journalistic experience of more than 20 years, much of that spent covering news and politics in Medicine Hat. After garnering some attention through the Medicine Hat News for our willingness to criticize the provincial government, we thought a podcast would be a great way to have in-depth discussions with experts of any and all fields from across Alberta, and perhaps beyond.

It’s likely our focus will pertain to the world of politics, especially in Alberta, but we won’t put limits on the topics we might discuss and hope to bring you a show that is both entertaining and informative. It will also be opinionated and even bold, but as journalists, our goal is to host a wide variety of guests and relevant, necessary conversations.

And if there is someone you’d like to hear on our show, let us know. We hope you enjoy three white male print journalists attempting to provide a much needed different voice to the world of podcast radio…

Consider supporting us on Patreon here: www.patreon.com/forgottencornerpod

The Forgotten Corner Scott Schmidt, Jeremy Appel and Mo Cranker

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    • 4.9 • 72 Ratings

The Forgotten Corner is a weekly podcast recorded in Medicine Hat, the 65,000-citizen hub of southeast Alberta, where people often wonder, “When will everyone just do what we want to do?”

Scott Schmidt, Jeremy Appel and Mo Cranker have a combined journalistic experience of more than 20 years, much of that spent covering news and politics in Medicine Hat. After garnering some attention through the Medicine Hat News for our willingness to criticize the provincial government, we thought a podcast would be a great way to have in-depth discussions with experts of any and all fields from across Alberta, and perhaps beyond.

It’s likely our focus will pertain to the world of politics, especially in Alberta, but we won’t put limits on the topics we might discuss and hope to bring you a show that is both entertaining and informative. It will also be opinionated and even bold, but as journalists, our goal is to host a wide variety of guests and relevant, necessary conversations.

And if there is someone you’d like to hear on our show, let us know. We hope you enjoy three white male print journalists attempting to provide a much needed different voice to the world of podcast radio…

Consider supporting us on Patreon here: www.patreon.com/forgottencornerpod

    Book Club: Canada in the World (Part 4)

    Book Club: Canada in the World (Part 4)

    Welcome back to the book club! Today we discuss part 4/4 of Canada In The World Settler Capitalism and the Colonial Imagination by Tyler Shipley.

    • 1 hr 29 min
    Episode 59: Risky business, with Jason Schilling of the Alberta Teachers Association

    Episode 59: Risky business, with Jason Schilling of the Alberta Teachers Association

    Jason Schilling, president of the Alberta Teachers' Association, joins us this week to talk ALL things education in Alberta.

    • 1 hr 25 min
    Episode 58: COVID-19 is airborne, with Conor Ruzycki

    Episode 58: COVID-19 is airborne, with Conor Ruzycki

    Conor Ruzycki joins the show this week to talk about COVID-19 and why it's important that everyone talks about how airborne the virus is.

    • 1 hr 11 min
    Episode 57: Shifting focus, with Bridget Stirling

    Episode 57: Shifting focus, with Bridget Stirling

    Bridget Stirling is back on The Forgotten Corner to chat about leaving politics and working on her PhD.

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Book Club: Canada in the World (Part 3)

    Book Club: Canada in the World (Part 3)

    Welcome back to the Forgotten Corner Book Club! Here is Part 3 of our look at Canada in the World: Settler Capitalism and the Colonial Imagination.

    • 1 hr 27 min
    Episode 56: How to prevent a fifth wave, with developmental biologist Dr. Gosia Gasperowicz

    Episode 56: How to prevent a fifth wave, with developmental biologist Dr. Gosia Gasperowicz

    Dr. Gosia Gasperowicz is back to talk about a potential fifth wave of COVID-19 in the province.

    • 1 hr 15 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
72 Ratings

72 Ratings

Jeanne Davis09 ,

Great guests and discussions

Who would have thought that a podcast from The Hat would be the first podcast I would financially support!

pj sparri ,

could have been a 5 but...

...despite appropriate anger, the righteousness supposes the hosts a guests "know" all of the factors the prov/fed gov actors have had to include in their decisions.

Having said that, I signed the covid zero canada petition/letter cuz it is the right course of action.

toomanydogs! ,

Albertans should listen!

What a fantastic podcast. Great to hear someone speaking truth to power about AB politics.

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