24 episodes

Postal Code Chronicles is a Canadian podcast series dedicated exploring the stories of prominent people and its significance with our communities. We noticed that our media is saturated with American stories and wanted to provide a platform to see what success can look like in a Canadian context. We interview artists, academics, entrepreneurs, community leaders and anyone with a story to tell. Our team is mainly based in Toronto and Edmonton. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/postal-code-chronicles/support

Postal Code Chronicles - A Canadian Podcast Matthew Fok

    • Society & Culture

Postal Code Chronicles is a Canadian podcast series dedicated exploring the stories of prominent people and its significance with our communities. We noticed that our media is saturated with American stories and wanted to provide a platform to see what success can look like in a Canadian context. We interview artists, academics, entrepreneurs, community leaders and anyone with a story to tell. Our team is mainly based in Toronto and Edmonton. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/postal-code-chronicles/support

    #23: Finding the Voice of Your EP with Stephanie French

    #23: Finding the Voice of Your EP with Stephanie French

    Stephanie is an R&B/Neo-Soul singer-songwriter from Alberta. In this interview we discuss her new EP “Diary of Stephanie”, which is available on all streaming platforms.She is involved in a variety of Edmonton-based projects including fan favourite “Black Everyday” by Arlo Maverick and she was also featured as the Starlight Sessions’ Artist Of the Day. Stephanie also authored “I am”, a self-explorative poetry book about race and gender, the influence of close friends and family, and the complexities of a relationship with God.


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    • 23 min
    #22: "Edmonton is at a Pivotal Moment" with Amarjeet Sohi, 2021 Mayoral Candidate

    #22: "Edmonton is at a Pivotal Moment" with Amarjeet Sohi, 2021 Mayoral Candidate

    We interview Amarjeet Sohi, Edmonton 2021 Mayoral Candidate about his experiences as an ETS bus driver, his political journey as the Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, and his 2021 mayoral campaign.

    Amarjeet served as an Edmonton City Councillor of Ward 6 from 2007 to 2010, and then Edmonton City Councillor from 2010 to 2015. After that Amarjeet went on to represent the Edmonton Mill Woods as a Member of Parliament (MP) from 2015 to 2018 first, as the Minister of Infrastructure and Communities and then as the Minister of Natural Resources from 2018 to 2019. But before all of that he was a taxi driver, and an Edmonton City bus driver. Now he is running for Mayor of Edmonton in the election this October 2021.

    Amarjeet Sohi 


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    • 28 min
    #21: Reimagining Communitites with Dany Ko of Asian Community AIDS Services (ACAS) / Queer & Trans Asian Youth (QTAY)

    #21: Reimagining Communitites with Dany Ko of Asian Community AIDS Services (ACAS) / Queer & Trans Asian Youth (QTAY)

    We interview Dany Ko (siya/伊 or they/them), youth program coordinator of Asian Community AIDS Services and Queer & Trans Asian Youth (QTAY). We learn more about the “When You’re Ready” program, and the challenges specific to queer east and south-east asians, and also what it means to use storytelling as a way of reimagining communities.


    IG - @queerasianyouth
    CBC article
    ACAS Website: http://acas.org
    Dany Ko - mxkocreates.art.blog

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    • 25 min
    #20: A Glass of Wine with Your Personal Finances with Matthew Siwiec of The Friendly Financial Coach - Podcast Crossover

    #20: A Glass of Wine with Your Personal Finances with Matthew Siwiec of The Friendly Financial Coach - Podcast Crossover

    In this episode, we interview Matthew Siwiec, CFP, the Head Financial Literacy Coach of the Friendly Financial Coach and the host of the podcast: Simple Money Podcast - Canadian Personal Finance. We talk about his business, his podcast, the financial advisory industry in Canada, and the most important things to know when dealing with your Personal Finances.

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    Fan shout-out! We will give you a shout-out in a future episode.
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    You will be able to submit fan questions for upcoming guests that we have on our show!
    You will keep getting more Postal Code Chronicles. As long as you are a Patreon member we will continue making quality episodes!




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    • 33 min
    #19: Food Writing in the #MeToo Era with Ivy Knight

    #19: Food Writing in the #MeToo Era with Ivy Knight

    We interview Ivy Knight, journalist, cultural programmer, filmmaker, cookbook author and self-declared memelord. We talk about her career, the #MeToo movement in the restaurant world, and how memes have become a popular coping mechanism. You can follow Ivy on her instagram page @Ivyporkchopknight, her meme instagram page @allezceline or on Twitter @IvyKnight

    Trigger Warning: Sexism, Sexual Assault, Sex with Minors

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    • 34 min
    #18: Ethical Fashion: A Trend That Lasts - with Brandy Mercredi of FRANC

    #18: Ethical Fashion: A Trend That Lasts - with Brandy Mercredi of FRANC

    We interview Brandy Mercredi, Founder of FRANC, a clothing brand that focuses on basics made ethically in Canada. We talk about her journey of starting her own business, what it means for clothing to be sustainably sourced and what shoppers should look out for in their clothing.

    You can visit the FRANC webpage to learn more: https://wearfranc.com/ or follow them on instagram @wearfranc

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    You will keep getting more Postal Code Chronicles. As long as you are a Patreon member we will continue making quality episodes!



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    • 24 min

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