Some of the interviews I’ve either conducted or will conduct this past/current week:
Harvey McCue, former Director General, Education Branch, Indian Affairs and Northern Development — currently sitting on a committee to create the first ever First Nations Education Act — discussing the Act and its importance.
Charlie Glasspool, Silver Heart, Hot Buttered musical maniac, teacher — on songwriting with kids.
Theresa McKay — mother, educator, songwriter — on songwriting with kids.
Dr. Stephen Bocking, a leader in Environmental politics — on the impact of research.
Chris Magwood, strawbale builder, educator — on the educational opportunities presented by the new Trent University root cellar.
Ashley Brzozowicz, Silver medalist, Women’s-8 Rowing, London 2012.
Carol Love, Bronze medalist, 1976, Montreal, rowing — on Ashley.
Dr. Sarah Keefer — on engaging students with ancient texts.
Margaret Carson — on the effects of food on rural communities — particularly on how it pertains to people remaining in their homes/communities as they age.
I tell you this: I’m not bored.