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Just a couple of high school kids trying to share some stories and laughs. Main Host: Trent Schaefer Co- Host 1: Jack K. Co-Host 2: Andrew G. Show will feature many guests. Create your own podcast using buzzsprout. Purchase a paid account to get a 20 dollar amazon giftcard! https://www.buzzsprout.com/?referrer_id=1701552
The Maine School of Science and Mathematics (MSSM) is a tuition-free, public, residential high school that enrolls students from across the state and serves over 500 students each year through its academic and summer offerings. In 2017, U.S.News and World Report ranked the Maine School of Science and Mathematics the 19th best high school out of nearly 22,000 public high schools nationwide, and the 6th best magnet school.
We're getting the physics education research out of those stuffy journals and into your hands (or, rather, ears) with this little audio podcast. Co-hosted by veteran high school physics teacher Michael Fuchs and physicist and education researcher Stephanie Chasteen, each episode investigates a piece of the research literature and how it can relate to your classroom. Main website on PER User's Guide On iTunes On Compadre
We will be reviewing The Pick Up Artist, a short lived VH1 reality show about turning "dorks" into studs as they are taken under their wing by a "pick up artist" The show will eventually showcase other such bad reality programs on a range of topics surrounding people getting bad dating advice. We will occasionally be doing random off the cuff episodes unrelated to the main theme. Feel free to start on Episode 4 if you want to get to know both of us before you dive into The Pick Up Artist dis ...
Two years, two months and two days! This is what forms the time line of one man's quest for the simple life and a unique social experiment in complete self reliance and independence. Henry David Thoreau published Walden in 1884. Originally drafted as a series of essays describing a most significant episode in his life, it was finally released in book form with each essay taking on the form of a separate chapter. Thoreau's parents were in financial straights, but rich intellectually and cultu ...
yes yes yes University of Washington Professor of Atmospheric Sciences and renowned Seattle weather prognosticator/personality Cliff Mass has joined KNKX’s roster of commentators. "Weather with Cliff Mass," our five-minute feature hosted by KNKX's environment reporter Bellamy Pailthorp, airs every Friday at 9 a.m. following "BirdNote," and repeats twice on Friday afternoons during All Things Considered.
MartialPreneur TV is a resource and educational community for martial artists, fighters, instructors/coaches, self protection experts, stunt/action actors (or actresses!), thought leaders and personalities. It doesn’t matter if you’re part time or full time, we want you to grow your business and take hold of the inner passion you know you have so you can reach your potential. As the main feature of the site I will stalk down and tie up very best successful MartialPreneurs (Thats our invented ...
The Handwriting Virtual Awards Ceremony Honours the World's Very First Certified Handwriting Specialist Teachers! All trained by Melanie Harwood, the Founder of Start-Bee Handwriting, the Creator of the Handwriting Assessment Toolkit, the Creator of the Handwriting Assessment Teacher Training eCourse which is online and "live" with deep dives for those that apply. Melanie accepts only 200 teachers from around the world each year and this training is therefore oversubscribed. The main objecti ...
The Dust Bunnies Adventure show is a podcast exploring STEM geared/social and cultural acceptance. It introduces children to microbiology and culture through adventures in the microscopic world with organisms that live there interwoven with social acceptance story lines for children between the ages of 4 through 8. With the lack of social tolerance evident in the world today children need to be taught at a young age that our differences is what makes us all unique and beautiful. Our main goa ...
Roger Lewis and Jonathan Fowler are conducting the search at the site of the former Shubenacadie residential school on behalf of the Mainland Grand Council and Sipekne'katik First Nation. They spoke with host Jeff Douglas about the difficult and painful undertaking and why they're asking people for patience.…
Todd Laffin was driving northbound on Highway 102 when his windshield was hit by a large rock, sending glass flying throughout his tractor-trailer. Sgt. Andrew Joyce with the Nova Scotia RCMP said no one was injured, but the outcome could have been much worse.
Governor General Medal winning visual artist Leonard Paul tells host Jeff Douglas about his memories of his late mother, Stella, and the memories she shared with him about the abuse she endured at Shubenacadie Indian Residential School and its lasting impact.
Dr. Austin Zygmunt, one of Nova Scotia's regional medical officers of health, spoke with guest host Preston Mulligan as investigations into a suspected blue-green algae bloom in Grand Lake continue.
Alan Warner, a professor at Acadia University, has adapted his book "Earth Adventures in the Halifax Region," into a website and app with new adventures. He's working with Tammy Mudge, a grad student in Acadia's community development program and a member of Glooscap First Nation.
Ken Schwartz, artistic director with Two Planks and a Passion Theatre Company, and Carmen Lee from Theatre du Poulet spoke with guest host Preston Mulligan about their collaboration this summer involving a giant handmade Canada goose puppet.
Imam Zia Khan from the Centre for Islamic Development in Halifax spoke with guest host Preston Mulligan about the deadly attack on a Muslim family in London, Ontario.
Andrew Hebda, the retired curator of zoology at the Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History, joins Mainstreet once again to talk about ticks — and why their drool is very, very complex.
Guest host Preston Mulligan spoke with owner Victoria Serwatuk who has just listed MacNeil's former home on Airbnb for the summer.
Unity Cooper, a fourth year student of biology and neuroscience at Dalhousie University, spoke with guest host Preston Mulligan about her childhood in Ghana and the work she's doing to conserve wilderness in Nova Scotia.
Zabrina Whitman, the project manager on the resiliency centre project, spoke with host Jeff Douglas about why the centre in Millbrook First Nation is needed and what it could look like.
Cindy Blackstock, executive director of the First Nations Child & Family Caring Society, is hopeful that the federal government may finally bring about change to child welfare services for Indigenous children. She says Canadians must learn from the discovery of the remains of 215 children at the former residential school in Kamloops, B.C.…
Boris Worm, a marine ecologist and professor at Dalhousie University, tells us about a new study that shows North Atlantic right whales have been stunted in their growth over the last few decades.
Poet Rebecca Thomas' father attended Shubenacadie Residential School. She recites a poem about her relationship with her dad from her book "I Place You Into the Fire".
We reposted this audio Jun 10 with part of the introduction removed because we misunderstood the meaning of some numbers attached to different communities on a National Student Memorial map. We very much regret the error. Warning: This interview contains distressing details. Gloria Johnson went to Indian Day School in Eskasoni and five of her cousi…
Three Nova Scotia small business owners joined host Jeff Douglas to react to the province's re-opening plan, which was announced Friday.
Chris Cochrane and Tuma Young spoke with Mainstreet producer Alex Mason about earning the 2021 Sexcellence Award from Sexual Health Nova Scotia. There is a virtual reception on Saturday, May 29 at 7 p.m. People who want to attend should email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kings-Hants MP Kody Blois spoke with host Jeff Douglas about why he's written to DFO Minister Bernadette Jordan asking her not to put her ministerial order in place again regarding the Avon River.
Screenwriter Shelley Thompson and actress Maya Henry spoke with host Jeff Douglas about their new film Dawn, Her Dad and the Tractor, which centers on a young transgender woman and her experience of finding acceptance in rural Nova Scotia.
Wally Fowler from Truro is trying to bring his partner Raisa and her 10-year-old son to Nova Scotia, but their request was denied by the provincial government.
The gates beneath the Highway 101 causeway in Windsor have been ordered to be opened for several weeks by federal Fisheries Minister Bernadette Jordan, but the mayor of the West Hants Regional Municipality wants that order rescinded. Host Jeff Douglas checked back in with Mi’kmaw Water Protector Nikki Marie Lloyd for her reaction.…
Heather Dawn and Hannah Verra both bought and renovated old school buses and say it's shifted how they think about comfort, space and what we actually need to live.
Last summer, many events and festivals were cancelled or curtailed because of the pandemic. Halifax Pride Festival was one of them so Maddi Tang, a queer photographer in Halifax, decided to connect with other queer people during the pandemic through a photo project called Queer in Quarantine.
Registered Counselling Therapist Margaret Mauger in Shubenacadie, N.S., says 85 per cent of her clients have experienced sexualized violence — and many of them face barriers that could keep them from getting help. That's why she started the After Trauma Empowerment Network.
A glimpse into trans health care... Host Jeff Douglas speaks with Abbey Ferguson, HSHC's Health Promotion Coordinator and Medical Office Administrator, and Nik Basset who is a patient there and works at the Youth Project in Halifax.
On this episode of Admit 1 Trent and his friend/guest talk about Elon Musk, a couple high school stories, Dan Bilzerian , and of course stocks. Enjoy! If you want to create your own podcast make sure to use buzzsprout. Use my referral ID to get a 20 dollar amazon gift card when you purchase a paid account. https://www.buzzsprout.com/?referrer_id=17…
Adam Huffman and his daughters Isla and Ivy have made a new video, 'Get Down in Lockdown' to inspire Nova Scotians to stay strong during the third wave.
Nicole Sparks wears a prosthetic arm and uses an Accessible Parking permit to help with tasks like getting groceries back to her car alone... but since registering for the permit, she says she's being harassed by strangers in the parking lot on a weekly basis... something she attributes to stigma around invisible disability.…
The Tampa Bay Lightning started an all-Black line in a game against the Panthers this week. We called up former politician Percy Paris who played on a line of all African Nova Scotians forwards when he played for the Saint Mary's Huskies in the 1970s.
Rebecca Rose, author of "Before the Parade: A History of Halifax’s Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Communities, 1972–1984," is nominated for the Evelyn Richardson Non-Fiction Award. Rebecca joined host Jeff Douglas to talk about how spaces (and sex) helped create connections and community.
Mi'kmaw lawyers Rosalie Francis and Pamela Palmater were part of the team that authored the submission on behalf of Sipekne’katik First Nation to the United Nations' Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.
Jennifer Lane, a PhD candidate at Dalhousie University's School of Nursing, helped some transgender patients get care months sooner than they otherwise would have. She spoke with host Jeff Douglas about her work as the PrideHealth navigator.
When the David Suzuki Foundation put the call out for home gardeners to plant more native species to support pollinators like butterflies and bees... Charlene Meisner MacDonald answered! She's been spending the pandemic planting all sorts of interesting things with 4-year-old granddaughter Alixa Lohnes by her side.…
Dr. Dayna Lee-Baggley talks about the transition to e-mental health services - and how they've been a critical tool for maintaining mental health services in Nova Scotia during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mainstreet host Jeff Douglas connects with Keonté Beals at his home in North Preston, Nova Scotia, and Keonté shares parts of conversations he recorded with Andreas Robinson and Kanaar Bell. Kanaar is the spoken word artist who started the podcast Let Your Soul Talk. Andreas is the social entrepreneur and community builder behind Live Infinitus.…
Françoise Baylis, a bioethicist and research professor at Dalhousie University, spoke with host Jeff Douglas about the fact that 83 per cent of vaccines have so far been administered in high and upper-middle income countries — and why Canadians should be concerned about this.
In this episode of admit 1 Trent and his Co-host Andrew talk with Sean about his relationship with a criminal. Trent also talks about sneaking into places and men masculinity. Per usual this podcast was quickly thrown together with no prior planning. If you enjoy download the cast. If you would like to make your own podcast make sure to use buzzspr…
Delvina Bernard, a member of the band Four the Moment, is working on a PhD thesis about reparations and economic development at Saint Mary's University. In this extended interview, she speaks with host Jeff Douglas about what reparations for slavery could look like for people of African descent in Nova Scotia.…
Dr. Suzanne Zinck, a staff psychiatrist at the IWK Health Centre in Halifax, spoke with host Jeff Douglas about the difficulty some transgender people have accessing health care, and the education that's taking place among practitioners.
Dr. Lisa Barrett, an infectious disease specialist and a member of Nova Scotia's expert vaccine panel, spoke with host Jeff Douglas about how the variants are impacting young people and why she's worried people aren't understanding the new risks.
"It's always treated like this completely ancient history," says poet, educator and journalist El Jones in a candid conversation with host Jeff Douglas about the legacy of slavery in Nova Scotia. Jeff also speaks with Senator Wanda Thomas Bernard, and we knit together excerpts from both women with material from the CBC archives.…
Dr. Lisa Barrett, infectious disease specialist, joins us once again to answer your COVID-19 questions as Nova Scotia begins another lockdown.
On Tuesday, Premier Iain Rankin announced a two-week, province-wide lockdown to deal with the record-high cases of COVID-19. Host Jeff Douglas called up Dr. Lisa Barrett, infectious disease specialist at Dalhousie University, to answer questions about the third wave.
Lisa Bond from North Sydney, N.S., has two sons who attend Memorial High. She wants the province to close schools in Cape Breton like they've done in Halifax. Host Jeff Douglas also spoke with Education Minister Derek Mombourquette.
Miia Suokonautio, executive director of the Halifax YWCA, tells host Jeff Douglas about Shift Change, a project to bring more women into the skilled trades. We'll also hear from Tim Manuel from O'Regan's Automotive Group who participated in the training, as well as trainer Steve Law.
In this episode of Admit 1 Trent and his Co- Host Andrew talk about some of there very first memories, a recent weekend, and Trent's fatherly love that he experienced as a child. Enjoy! If you want to create your own podcast make sure to use the website/ podcast creator for the easiest uploads. Use my referral ID and purchase a premier account for …
NSCAD student Adi Fleisher spoke with host Jeff Douglas about her master's thesis exploring human connection and artificial intelligence.
Clotilda Yakimchuk, one of Nova Scotia's first Black nurses, died last week of COVID-19. For her contributions to Nova Scotia and beyond, she was called to both the Order of Nova Scotia and the Order of Canada. She was 89.
Chief Mike Sack of Sipekne'katik First Nation and Megan Bailey from Dalhousie University spoke with host Jeff Douglas about plans for phase two of the band's treaty fishery.
David Barclay from the Department of Oceanography at Dalhousie just helped haul a deep acoustic lander up from the deepest known part of the ocean, and he joined Jeff Douglas to share some of the weird and wonderful things he discovered way down there.