In Convo with Dr. Danielle Martin on Medicare

Dr. Martin, founding member of Canadian Doctors for Medicare, as well as a family practitioner and healthcare administrator, discusses and dismisses the misconceptions people have of medicare, acknowledges its limitations and what is being done to overcome them,...

In Convo with Roy Romanow, Medicare’s Champion

LISTEN: Roy Romanow, former premier of Saskatchewan and chair of the Royal Commission on the Future of Health Care in Canada talks about Tommy Douglas, his passion for medicare, and his frustration at not seeing all the recommendations from his Romanow Report...

The Story of Greenpeace: In Convo with Bill Darnell

LISTEN: Founding member of Greenpeace speaks about what inspired a ragtag group to form Greenpeace from a living room in Vancouver, their seminal trip to Amchitka Island, what they were hoping to accomplish and how much has changed since those early...
Clayton Ruby Defends the Charter of Rights

Clayton Ruby Defends the Charter of Rights

Defence lawyer Clayton Ruby is not one to shy away from a good fight. One of Canada’s most vocal proponents of freedom of speech & the press, his court battles get him in the news time and time again (even Mayor Ford was unable to escape his activism). For...
Dr. Danielle Martin Talks Medicare

Dr. Danielle Martin Talks Medicare

Dr. Danielle Martin – practicing physician, administrator at Women’s College Hospital and founding member of Canadian Doctors for Medicare – is one of Canada’s leading supporters of the one-tiered healthcare system. She even supported the...
Joel Solomon: Re-Imagining the Social Economy

Joel Solomon: Re-Imagining the Social Economy

You could say that Tennessee-born Joel Solomon took the road less traveled  Рand many in BC and Canada are happy he did. Chairman of Renewal Funds Рa (social) venture capital firm that invests in social change by supporting businesses at the forefront of...
Kim Baird: Promoting Aboriginal Self-Governance

Kim Baird: Promoting Aboriginal Self-Governance

When it comes to Indigenous rights and the struggle for self-governance and determination, Kim Baird stands as a true testament to what’s possible. Elected Chief of the Tsawwassen First Nation for six terms, from 1999-2012, Baird was responsible for negotiating...