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This is The Expert, a podcast previously produced by Black Press Media Prairie Division and now solely by Todd Colin Vaughan, focused on discussions about the the world around us from a Central Alberta perspective.
The intent is to not only illuminate vibrant regional voices, but also provide a wide array of perspectives on news, sports, politics, entertainment and social justice.

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This is The Expert, a podcast previously produced by Black Press Media Prairie Division and now solely by Todd Colin Vaughan, focused on discussions about the the world around us from a Central Alberta perspective.
The intent is to not only illuminate vibrant regional voices, but also provide a wide array of perspectives on news, sports, politics, entertainment and social justice.

    The Expert - SPECIAL EPISODE - The Polity discusses COVID-19 and the US Election

    The Expert - SPECIAL EPISODE - The Polity discusses COVID-19 and the US Election

    Hello and welcome to another episode of The Expert.

    This episode is the beginning of a new monthly podcast with Burman University Political Scientist Marc Froese entitled: The Polity.

    In the first episode, Froese and host Todd Vaughan discuss how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the 2020 United States Election

    We hope you enjoy the show.

    -Vaughan

    • 56 min
    The Expert - Vol. II - Ep. VI - Black Lives Matter in Central Alberta Part 2

    The Expert - Vol. II - Ep. VI - Black Lives Matter in Central Alberta Part 2

    Hello and welcome to another episode of The Expert.

    This episode is a continuation of the conversation from our previous episode, where we welcomed Dieulita Datus and Sadia Khan of Ubuntu: Mobilizing Central Alberta to discuss the Black Lives Matter movement in Central Alberta.

    Today, we will welcome Teresa Cardinal to our discussion to provide some insight on how Indigenous peoples fit into the Black Lives Matter movement.

    We hope you enjoy the show.

    -Vaughan

    • 1 hr 3 min
    The Expert - Vol. II - Ep. V - Black Lives Matter in Central Alberta

    The Expert - Vol. II - Ep. V - Black Lives Matter in Central Alberta

    Welcome to the Expert.

    This week, the show welcomes Sadia Khan and Dieulita Datus of Ubuntu - Mobilizing Central Alberta, which promotes anti-racism in the community.

    The murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis has sparked protests throughout North America, with protests happing in Edmonton, Calgary and Red Deer.

    Khan and Datus discuss the importance of these protests and their personal experiences of overt and systemic racism in Central Alberta.

    We hope you enjoy the show.

    -Todd Vaughan, host of The Expert

    • 49 min
    The Expert - Volume II - Ep IV - (Special Pod) Introducing The Rebound featuring a discussion on the return of proffesional sports

    The Expert - Volume II - Ep IV - (Special Pod) Introducing The Rebound featuring a discussion on the return of proffesional sports

    Hello and welcome to another Episode of the Expert.

    This week represents a linchpin moment for our production, with this being the first spinoff production of the Expert

    Our newest podcast , going forward, will feature reoccurring guest Red Deer Advocate Sports Reporter Byron Hackett as my co-host for a show we are dubbing the Rebound.

    After today, the Expert will continue to cover local issues while the Rebound will welcome sports guests and discussing the latest in sports locally, provincially, nationally and beyond,

    For the first episode of the Rebound, we welcome Red Deer Rebels Play By Play Host Cam Moon and Rebels in-game host and owner of Jo(e) Social Media, Joe Whitbread, to discuss the impending return of professional sports.

    We hope you enjoy the first episode of the Rebound.

    Please like, rate, subscribe and leave a review on whatever podcast platform you enjoy.

    -Todd Vaughan

    • 41 min
    The Expert - Vol. II - Ep. III - Lacombe business community responds to the COVID-19 crisis

    The Expert - Vol. II - Ep. III - Lacombe business community responds to the COVID-19 crisis

    Hello and welcome to another episode of the Expert.

    The pandemic has been an extremely difficult time for people and businesses around the world and central Alberta is no exception.

    This week, the Expert welcomes representatives from Lacombe’s business community to talk about how they have adapted their businesses and their lives around the global crisis.

    We hope you enjoy the show.

    -Vaughan

    • 31 min
    The Expert - Vol. II - Ep. II - Super Tuesday with Political Scientist Marc Froese

    The Expert - Vol. II - Ep. II - Super Tuesday with Political Scientist Marc Froese

    This week, one of our favourite guests — Political Scientist Marc Froese of Burman University — returns to discuss Super Tuesday.

    Our podcast goes deep into the woods, exploring who will be the democratic nominee who will take on Trump in the 2020 United States Election.

    The Expert is produced in coordination with Black Press Media Prairie Division.

    -Vaughan

    • 54 min

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