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Get inspired by people who make a difference bigger than themselves with host Aaron Pete. From overcoming obstacles to finding motivation, these guests will inspire you to dream bigger and strive for greatness!Popular guests include Brent Butt, Sara Kuburic, Ariel Helwani, Rav Arora, Tara Henley and Lorne Cardinal.

BIGGER THAN ME PODCAST Aaron Pete

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Get inspired by people who make a difference bigger than themselves with host Aaron Pete. From overcoming obstacles to finding motivation, these guests will inspire you to dream bigger and strive for greatness!Popular guests include Brent Butt, Sara Kuburic, Ariel Helwani, Rav Arora, Tara Henley and Lorne Cardinal.

    153. Michael Geist: Problems with the Online Harms Act, TikTok Ban & Antisemitism in Canada

    153. Michael Geist: Problems with the Online Harms Act, TikTok Ban & Antisemitism in Canada

    Michael Geist delves into the troubling rise of antisemitism in Canada, highlighting the challenges Jewish students encounter in academia and its broader societal effects. He also scrutinizes the Online Harms Act, assessing its ability to curb online hate while maintaining free expression, all discussed alongside host Aaron Pete.

    Michael Geist is a prominent Internet and e-commerce law expert. He holds the Canada Research Chair in Internet and E-commerce Law at the University of Ottawa. An advocate for digital rights, Geist influences public policy on privacy, copyright, and access to information. His work, featured in national and international publications and his widely-read blog, positions him as a key figure in shaping discussions on internet governance and digital freedoms.
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    • 48 min
    152. Vin Jay: How to Craft Impactful Music That Motivates & Inspires Listeners

    152. Vin Jay: How to Craft Impactful Music That Motivates & Inspires Listeners

    Vin Jay offers guidance on crafting music that deeply connects with audiences, advising fellow artists on strategic releases, the significance of emotional authenticity in songs, and how producing high-quality music can significantly elevate an artist's career. 

    Vin Jay, a dynamic hip-hop artist, captivates audiences with his raw storytelling and impactful lyrics, rising to fame with his hit song "Mumble Rapper vs. Lyricist," a testament to his strategic and resonant approach to music.
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    • 1 hr 2 min
    151. Nancy Robertson: Acting, Corner Gas and Comedy

    151. Nancy Robertson: Acting, Corner Gas and Comedy

    Nancy Robertson takes us through her acting journey, highlighting her initial struggles leading up to her iconic role in Corner Gas. She delves into the show's unique chemistry and her own personal development in a conversation filled with nostalgia and laughs, hosted by Aaron Pete.

    Nancy Robertson, celebrated for her role as Wanda in "Corner Gas," Canada's most-watched sitcom, has earned a Gemini Award, Canadian Comedy Award nominations, and Leo Awards for her versatile performances across TV, film, and stage, including a gender-transforming role in "Alice" and critical acclaim for "The Delicate Art of Parking." Recently, she shone as Billie in AMC's "Lucky Hank," adding to her impressive legacy and recognition as one of MORE Magazine's "Most Compelling Women."
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    • 55 min
    150. Kylie Bartel & Chris Bertram LIVE: Boosting Performance with Mental Health Insights

    150. Kylie Bartel & Chris Bertram LIVE: Boosting Performance with Mental Health Insights

    Marking 150 episodes and four transformative years, this anniversary episode of 'Bigger Than Me' delves deep with mental health expert Kylie Bartel and features Dr. Chris Bertram's insights on the interplay of nature, trauma, and peak performance, highlighting our journey from resilience to growth. 

    Tune in for a riveting live discussion in Studio C at Cowork Chilliwack, as we explore the intricacies of therapy, the influence of the natural world, and the psychology behind achieving flow states, culminating in an interactive audience Q&A.
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    • 1 hr 43 min
    149. Mike Malott: Inside the Heart of a UFC Fighter, Grit, and the Pursuit of a Dream

    149. Mike Malott: Inside the Heart of a UFC Fighter, Grit, and the Pursuit of a Dream

    Discover the relentless spirit of UFC welterweight Mike Malott in our latest episode, where he reveals his journey from a hopeful youth to a seasoned fighter, emphasizing perseverance, support, and the art of rising after a fall, in a conversation with host Aaron Pete.

    Mike Malott, who initiated his martial arts training at the young age of 12, has risen through the ranks to establish himself as a prominent contender in the UFC welterweight division. Since embarking on his professional career in 2012, Malott has distinguished himself with a series of notable victories, showcasing a dynamic fighting style that has captivated fans and analysts alike.
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    • 45 min
    148. Chief Willie Sellers: Indian Residential Schools, Indigenous Leadership & Reconciliation

    148. Chief Willie Sellers: Indian Residential Schools, Indigenous Leadership & Reconciliation

    Chief Willie Sellers of Williams Lake First Nation discusses Indian Residential Schools, the harmony of cultural preservation with community advancement and reflects on his reconciliation efforts, in an enlightening interview with Aaron Pete.

    Willie Sellars, from Williams Lake, BC and a member of the Williams Lake First Nation (WLFN) of the Secwepemc Nation, became one of the youngest elected Councillors in WLFN history at 24 and, after a decade on Council, was elected Chief in 2018. Previously a Wildland Firefighter and later the Special Project Coordinator in the WLFN Economic Development Department, Willie managed new business initiatives and community consultations. He is also an award-nominated author of "Dipnetting with Dad" and the upcoming "Hockey with Dad."
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    • 1 hr 16 min

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