52 episodes

Longform podcast featuring conversations with notable people in Saskatchewan. A member of the Saskatchewan Podcast Network, supported by Conexus Credit Union.

Talking 306 Podcast 306 Media Productions

    • Society & Culture

Longform podcast featuring conversations with notable people in Saskatchewan. A member of the Saskatchewan Podcast Network, supported by Conexus Credit Union.

    Adrienne Ivey

    Adrienne Ivey

    Adrienne Ivey is a well-known Saskatchewan rancher and agricultural advocate who lives near Ituna. Adrienne joins Dale to discuss her life and career, including early years on her family’s grain farm near Tisdale; her career path in the agriculture and farming industry; blowing up stereotypes of farmers and the heightened awareness of women in agriculture; whether there’s an increased divide between rural and urban people in Saskatchewan; the growth of the ranch that she runs with her husband and in-laws; a discussion about two very important issues in agriculture - mental health and climate change; and a lot more.

    The Talking 306 Podcast is a proud member of the Saskatchewan Podcast Network, which is supported this month in part by Conexus and DirectWest. The Talking 306 Podcast is sponsored by Path Cowork.

    Talking 306 Podcast is presented by 306 Media Productions, a premiere podcast production and consulting company based in Saskatchewan. 306 Media Productions works with businesses, brands, organizations, and entrepreneurs to create professional podcasts and audio stories. Start your podcast project right now. 

    Visit the Talking 306 Podcast website. 

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    • 52 min
    Alex MacPherson Returns

    Alex MacPherson Returns

    Alex MacPherson is the Editor of allSaskatchewan.com, a business news publication in Saskatchewan that recently launched, and was previously a reporter for the Saskatoon Star Phoenix. Alex returns to the Talking 306 Podcast to speak with host Dale Richardson about his early love of flying airplanes and how an autoimmune condition prevented him from flying in the Canadian Air Force; the incredible story of his great uncle Ian MacPherson during World War II; what the last 18 months have been like for him during the COVID-19 pandemic and how COVID-19 should be reported on going forward; the oral history feature of the BHP-PotashCorp takeover bid that he wrote last fall; and everything there is to know about his work as the Editor for the recently launched allSaskatchewan.com.

    The Talking 306 Podcast is a proud member of the Saskatchewan Podcast Network, which is supported this month in part by Conexus and DirectWest. The Talking 306 Podcast is sponsored by Path Cowork.

    Talking 306 Podcast is presented by 306 Media Productions, a premiere podcast production and consulting company based in Saskatchewan. 306 Media Productions works with businesses, brands, organizations, and entrepreneurs to create professional podcasts and audio stories. Start your podcast project right now. 

    Visit the Talking 306 Podcast website. 

    Learn more about the Saskatchewan Podcast Network.

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Bonus: PERSIST Podcast, with guest Mumilaaq Qaqqaq (NDP Member of Parliament)

    Bonus: PERSIST Podcast, with guest Mumilaaq Qaqqaq (NDP Member of Parliament)

    The PERSIST Podcast is co-hosted and produced by Dale Richardson, host of the Talking 306 Podcast. PERSIST aims to improve mental health in politics and public life. Learn more about PERSIST. 

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    In this bonus episode of the Talking 306 Podcast, PERSIST hosts Dale Richardson and Emile Scheffel speak with Mumilaaq Qaqqaq, NDP Member of Parliament for Nunavut.

    Mumilaaq discusses taking a mental health leave in fall 2020 after experiencing "extreme burnout, anxiety, and depression", and the response from her community to that decision; the suicide and housing crises in Nunavut; the pressures and demands of being a Member of Parliament and being the the only representative of Canada's largest electoral district; the freedom she feels in her party to authentically be herself; how different cultural norms contribute to mental health challenges; the work she did in suicide prevention in Nunavut before the 2019 election; and more.

    "I did get to a point where it was medical leave. I had to take that time off because I don't know what happens after that; the answer was probably body shut-down and that's how much I had worked myself into a state where I really needed rest." - Mumilaaq Qaqqaq

    PERSIST is produced by 306 Media Productions.

    About the PERSIST Podcast hosts: Emile Scheffel was previously the Executive Director of the BC Liberal Party and a communications aide in the BC Premier's Office. Dale Richardson was the Director of Digital Operations to Saskatchewan premier Scott Moe, and Director of Communications for the Saskatchewan Party.

    • 56 min
    Mayor Fraser Tolmie

    Mayor Fraser Tolmie

    Fraser Tolmie is the Mayor of Moose Jaw. Mayor Tolmie joins host Dale Richardson to discuss his life and career, including his family's Scottish roots and history; studying War Studies at King's College and his career as an Officer in the Canadian Armed Forces; Moose Jaw's place in Saskatchewan; his career as a city councillor and mayor; taking risks and the freedoms he has Mayor of Moose Jaw; the viral marketing campaigns for Moose Jaw that he has been an integral part of; and his decision to seek the nomination for the Conservative Party of Canada in the riding of Moose Jaw-Lake Centre-Lanigan.  

    The Talking 306 Podcast is a proud member of the Saskatchewan Podcast Network, which is supported this month in part by Conexus, DirectWest, SaskEnergy and the Government of Saskatchewan. The Talking 306 Podcast is sponsored by Path Cowork.

    Talking 306 Podcast is presented by 306 Media Productions, a premiere podcast production and consulting company based in Saskatchewan. 306 Media Productions works with businesses, brands, organizations, and entrepreneurs to create professional podcasts and audio stories. Start your podcast project right now. 

    Visit the Talking 306 Podcast website. 

    Learn more about the Saskatchewan Podcast Network.

    • 53 min
    Heather Morrison

    Heather Morrison

    Heather Morrison is a producer and host at CBC Saskatoon radio, and has been an actor, director, and leader in Saskatoon’s theatre and arts community for many years.

    Heather joins host Dale Richardson to discuss her life and career, including her early years at Aden Bowman high school and the acting advice she once gave Dale; her career as an actor and director in Saskatoon, and the reasons why she ultimately decided to stop acting; the current state of Saskatoon’s arts community; her work at CBC Saskatoon; training for a marathon - which she just ran this weekend so congratulations to Heather!; and a lot more.

    The Talking 306 Podcast is a proud member of the Saskatchewan Podcast Network, which is supported this month in part by Conexus, DirectWest, SaskEnergy and the Government of Saskatchewan. The Talking 306 Podcast is sponsored by Path Cowork.

    Talking 306 Podcast is presented by 306 Media Productions, a premiere podcast production and consulting company based in Saskatchewan. 306 Media Productions works with businesses, brands, organizations, and entrepreneurs to create professional podcasts and audio stories. Start your podcast project right now. 

    Visit the Talking 306 Podcast website. 

    Learn more about the Saskatchewan Podcast Network.

    • 52 min
    Andrew Gottselig Returns

    Andrew Gottselig Returns

    Andrew Gottselig is the CEO of Hooplife Basketball and the Co-Founder and CEO of Citrus Technologies. Andrew joins host Dale Richardson to discuss the NBA playoffs, the local basketball scene in Regina, cultivating Saskatchewan talent, how Citrus Technologies is progressing, and the recent news that Hooplife will be opening a massive basketball and training facility in Regina.  

    The Talking 306 Podcast is a proud member of the Saskatchewan Podcast Network, which is supported this month in part by Conexus, DirectWest, SaskEnergy and the Government of Saskatchewan, and the Talking 306 Podcast is sponsored by Path Cowork.

    Talking 306 Podcast is presented by 306 Media Productions, a premiere podcast production and consulting company based in Saskatchewan. 306 Media Productions works with businesses, brands, organizations, and entrepreneurs to create professional podcasts and audio stories. Start your podcast project right now. 

    Visit the Talking 306 Podcast website. 

    Learn more about the Saskatchewan Podcast Network.

    • 57 min

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