Real conversations. Real people. A guest focused podcast about the world and people in it. Available everywhere you get podcasts!
Hosted by Ryan Forsyth, @bigredryan01.
Dr. Laura Marks | LIR on Climate Change & Streaming Media
On this episode: Dr. Laura Marks, a Professor at Simon Fraser University and Founder of The Small File Media Festival, comes on to talk about how streaming media is contributing to climate change! We talk about how she got into this research, the total carbon footprint, how the pandemic has accelerated its effect, what we can do in order to help and more!
We also talk about The Small File Media Festival, which combines film and art to help bring awareness on how streaming media is contributing to climate change. Watch this year's entries and get ready for next year's festival:
Andrew Iddon | LIR on The Navy
On this episode: Andrew Iddon, a Naval Electronic Sensor Operator for the Royal Canadian Navy, comes on to talk about his time serving Canada! He shares stories from his time at sea, doing 2 tours of duty, what lead him to serving his country, dismantles some misconceptions and often polticized topics when it comes to people who serve and more!
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Haley Dourron | LIR on Psychedelic Therapy
On this episode: Haley Dourron, a Psychedelic Researcher & Science Communicator at Psychedelic Grad, comes on to talk about the potential psychedelics have for treating mental health conditions! We talk about what psychedelics are, the effects it has on the brain, the potential benefits and risks, research into why they're being studied to treat certain mental health disorders, the future of the psychedelic community and more!
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Twitter: @HDourron & @Psychedelicgrad
Mike Wood | LIR on Small Business & COVID-19
On this episode: Mike Wood, an Entrepreneur, Partner at Ottawa Special Events, and Lobbyist, comes on to talk about the heavy impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on small business! We talk about the importance small business plays in the economy and our communities, how he pivoted during the pandemic to advocating for small business with government officials, what the government could have done different to support owners, how we can help, what can be done moving forward and more!
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Facebook, Twitter & Instagram: @MikeWoodOttawa
Maddie Brown | LIR on CBD & Cannabis
On this episode: Maddie Brown, an RPN, Cannabis Expert & Educator, and Co-Founder of MBL Apothecary, comes on to give a cannabis 101 lesson! We talk about the health benefits, risks, different strains, how we consume cannabis, the difference between CBD & THC, what we can expect when using and more!
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Instagram: @mblapothecary & @madzbz
Jelissa Morgan | LIR on Sparking Bliss
On this episode: Jelissa Morgan, a Healthcare Professional, Blogger, and Founder of Sparking Bliss, comes on to talk about her blog and discuss ways we can all embrace sparking bliss in our lives! We talk about doing things that scare us, evolving out mindset, discuss ways we can make the world more positive, particularly when talking about our political and cultural differences and more!
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