7 episodes

Open to the universe of new ideas. In this podcast miniseries, Dr. Roberta Bondar, the first female Canadian astronaut and the world's first neurologist in space, is joined by several famous Canadians to talk about life, creativity, flexibility, and change. You will hear from accomplished people who are on the spectrum of life from the arts to athletics and how life-changes create opportunities to explore oneself and one's craft—first to find what that special passion is, and then to master it. Listen in for a glimpse into the people behind the name—an unforgettable journey. New episodes every other Wednesday.

Sharing Space with Dr. Roberta Bondar Dr. Roberta Bondar

    • Society & Culture

Open to the universe of new ideas. In this podcast miniseries, Dr. Roberta Bondar, the first female Canadian astronaut and the world's first neurologist in space, is joined by several famous Canadians to talk about life, creativity, flexibility, and change. You will hear from accomplished people who are on the spectrum of life from the arts to athletics and how life-changes create opportunities to explore oneself and one's craft—first to find what that special passion is, and then to master it. Listen in for a glimpse into the people behind the name—an unforgettable journey. New episodes every other Wednesday.

    Episode 6: Susan Aglukark, singer/songwriter and healer

    Episode 6: Susan Aglukark, singer/songwriter and healer

    Singer/songwriter and healer Susan Aglukark talks to Dr. Bondar about harnessing the way her brain works through the creative process, destigmatizing mental health, climate change in the Arctic, and reconciliation.

    Follow Susan Aglukark
    Twitter: @S_AglukarkInstagram: @susanaglukarkFacebook: Susan Aglukark
    Follow Dr. Roberta Bondar
    Twitter: @RobertaBondarWebsite: robertabondar.com
    Follow The Roberta Bondar Foundation
    Twitter: @RBondarFdnInstagram: @robertabondarfoundationFacebook: @TheRobertaBondarFoundationWebsite: therbf.orgSupport the show (https://www.therobertabondarfoundation.org/donate-2/)

    • 44 min
    Episode 5: Anne Murray, singer of note and notes

    Episode 5: Anne Murray, singer of note and notes

    Singer Anne Murray talks to her friend Dr. Bondar about appreciating nature, mimicking bird songs, reducing plastic pollution, and golf tips and staying fit while aging.

    Follow Anne Murray
    Twitter: @annemurray1Instagram: @theannemurrayFacebook: Anne Murray
    Follow Dr. Roberta Bondar
    Twitter: @RobertaBondarWebsite: robertabondar.com
    Follow The Roberta Bondar Foundation
    Twitter: @RBondarFdnInstagram: @robertabondarfoundationFacebook: @TheRobertaBondarFoundationWebsite: therbf.orgSupport the show (https://www.therobertabondarfoundation.org/donate-2/)

    • 30 min
    Episode 4: Dr. Hayley Wickenheiser, hockey player and physician

    Episode 4: Dr. Hayley Wickenheiser, hockey player and physician

    Hockey player and physician Hayley Wickenheiser talks to Dr. Bondar about combining hockey and medicine with the Toronto Maple Leafs, how COVID has affected her work and recreation, and the importance of having a life plan and work-life balance.

    Follow Hayley Wickenheiser
    Twitter: @wick_22 Instagram: @hchickwick Facebook: Hayley Wickenheiser 
    Follow Dr. Roberta Bondar
    Twitter: @RobertaBondarWebsite: robertabondar.com
    Follow The Roberta Bondar Foundation
    Twitter: @RBondarFdnInstagram: @robertabondarfoundationFacebook: @TheRobertaBondarFoundationWebsite: therbf.orgImage credit: Dave Holland
    Support the show (https://www.therobertabondarfoundation.org/donate-2/)

    • 32 min
    Episode 3: Michael Serapio, CBC journalist and anchor

    Episode 3: Michael Serapio, CBC journalist and anchor

    CBC journalist and anchor Michael Serapio talks to Dr. Bondar about strong women in his life, finding your passion, racism and homophobia in journalism, and curiosity through the eyes of a child.

    Follow Michael Serapio
    Twitter: @MichaelSerapio 
    Follow Dr. Roberta Bondar
    Twitter: @RobertaBondarWebsite: robertabondar.com
    Follow The Roberta Bondar Foundation
    Twitter: @RBondarFdnInstagram: @robertabondarfoundationFacebook: @TheRobertaBondarFoundationWebsite: therbf.orgSupport the show (https://www.therobertabondarfoundation.org/donate-2/)

    • 23 min
    Episode 2: Buffy Sainte-Marie, singer/songwriter and universal conscience

    Episode 2: Buffy Sainte-Marie, singer/songwriter and universal conscience

    Singer/songwriter Buffy Sainte-Marie talks to Dr. Bondar about beloved foods that were cultivated by Indigenous peoples of the Americas, comparing spaceflight to jetlag, the importance of curiosity, talking to the Dalai Lama about Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls, and encouraging kids to dream about a job in the arts or sciences.

    Follow Buffy Sainte-Marie
    Twitter: @BuffySteMarie Instagram: @buffystemarie Facebook: Buffy Sainte-Marie
    Follow Dr. Roberta Bondar
    Twitter: @RobertaBondarWebsite: robertabondar.com
    Follow The Roberta Bondar Foundation
    Twitter: @RBondarFdnInstagram: @robertabondarfoundationFacebook: @TheRobertaBondarFoundationWebsite: therbf.orgImage credit: Matt Barnes
    Support the show (https://www.therobertabondarfoundation.org/donate-2/)

    • 39 min
    Introduction: Dr. Roberta Bondar, host, astronaut, physician, photographer, and writer

    Introduction: Dr. Roberta Bondar, host, astronaut, physician, photographer, and writer

    Podcast host Dr. Roberta Bondar introduces the series by interviewing herself! She covers what to expect in future episodes, what she would like to do on a return trip to space, and shares details about the bird migration project she is spearheading with her Foundation (AMASS/Space for Birds).
    Follow Dr. Roberta Bondar
    Twitter: @RobertaBondarWebsite: robertabondar.com
    Follow The Roberta Bondar Foundation
    Twitter: @RBondarFdnInstagram: @robertabondarfoundationFacebook: @TheRobertaBondarFoundationWebsite: therbf.orgSupport the show (https://www.therobertabondarfoundation.org/donate-2/)

    • 19 min

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