35 episodes

The podcast companion to The Calgary Journal, made up of approximately 200 student reporters from year one to four of Mount Royal University's journalism program based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

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The podcast companion to The Calgary Journal, made up of approximately 200 student reporters from year one to four of Mount Royal University's journalism program based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

    Calgary Journal Recap: Episode 3

    Calgary Journal Recap: Episode 3

    This is Episode 3 of Calgary Journal Recap, where host Dean Cordero takes you through the Journal’s hottest stories of the last few weeks.
    This episode, we meet book club owner Sue-Shane Tsomondo, discuss a recent spike in opioid overdoses over a COVID-dominant year, and talk to counsellor Gio Delcecore.
    Calgary Journal Recap is produced by Dean Cordero with special thanks going to the Calgary Journal team and to Lee Rosevere for the music. Keep an eye out for more stories by checking out calgaryjournal.ca, and by following us across our social media.

    • 16 min
    Calgary Journal Recap: Episode 2

    Calgary Journal Recap: Episode 2

    This is Episode 2 of Calgary Journal Recap, where host Dean Cordero takes you through the Journal’s hottest stories of the last couple weeks.
    This episode, we look at Calgary’s Little Free Libraries program, meet urban developer Jack Olson of Calgary Municipal Land Corporation, and get to know bridal designer Morgan Rochon of Rochon Designs.
    Calgary Journal Recap is produced by Dean Cordero with special thanks going to the Calgary Journal team and to Lee Rosevere for the music. Keep an eye out for more stories by checking out calgaryjournal.ca, and by following us across our social media.

    • 9 min
    Calgary Journal Recap: Episode 1

    Calgary Journal Recap: Episode 1

    This is Episode 1 of Calgary Journal Recap, where host Dean Cordero takes you through the Journal’s hottest stories of the last couple weeks.
    This episode, we look at male victims being left out of the domestic violence conversation, decolonizing mental health, and meet musician Kate Melvina and her band Tendavillage.
    Calgary Journal Recap is produced by Dean Cordero with special thanks going to the Calgary Journal team and to Lee Rosevere for the music. Keep an eye out for more stories by checking out calgaryjournal.ca, and by following the Journal across our social media.

    • 14 min
    Calgary Canvas S3E5: The Outsiders

    Calgary Canvas S3E5: The Outsiders

    In this episode, Grace Heavy Runner and Emmanuella Kondo look into racial issues in Calgary that still persist. Hear from two Calgarians as they explain how their race plays a role in their daily lives.

    • 13 min
    Calgary Canvas S3E6: University Adversity

    Calgary Canvas S3E6: University Adversity

    After graduating high school, there are two common paths one will take: get a job, or get a post-secondary education. The vast majority consider university to be the better option in the long run, but fail to consider the potentially long-lasting health effects that could impact students for years to come. Spencer Yu and Gage Smith talk to two students at Mount Royal University to get their takes on the issue.

    • 15 min
    Calgary Canvas S3E4: Clash of the Concerts

    Calgary Canvas S3E4: Clash of the Concerts

    In this episode, Mackenzie Mason and Zachary Poole explore Calgary’s plan for replacing the Saddledome with a new arena being built in 2021. It talks how this will affect the amount of traffic Calgary gets from larger touring artists versus how this will impact Calgary’s already booming live music scene in smaller venues. We spoke to Ian Low, President of Central Canada for LiveNation, and BJ Downey, a booking agent for venues around the city like Broken City and the Palomino, to see what they had to say for the future of Calgary’s live music scene.

    • 14 min

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