Giveback Economy Podcast

Did you know that our founder Peter Miller has his own podcast? The Giveback Economy Podcast has been going strong since 2018, interviewing social entrepreneurs and people who are giving back to their communities!

Giveback Economy Podcast

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“When Words Fail…Music Speaks” Podcast with James Cox. Air Date: Jan 4, 2023.
James and his friend Blake host “When Words Fail…Music Speaks”, which is a podcast about how music can help people deal with depression. James has cerebral palsy and wants people to know that his disability doesn’t define who he is. Listen on the podcast website, Google podcasts, Spotify, and href=”https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/when-words-fail-music-speaks/id1647228811?i=1000592418475″>Apple Podcasts.

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#DefineYourself with Chris Mitchell. Air Date: Oct 10, 2022
Chris Mitchell is an author, entrepreneur, and motivational speaker who wants to provide resources and opportunities for people with disabilities. Visit his website to find out more! Listen on the podcast website, Google podcasts, Spotify, and Apple Podcasts.

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Abilities Centre with Ross Ste-Croix. Air Date: Dec 1, 2022.
Ross is the General Manager and COO at Abilities Centre, which has a mission to reimagine accessibility and redefine the way Canadians live, work, and play. Listen on the podcast websiteGoogle podcastsSpotify, and Apple Podcasts.

Ability Online with Michelle McClure. Air Date: July 31, 2021
The Ability Online social networking platform provides youth/young adults with disabilities a secure online experience that removes social barriers and promotes independence, respect, acceptance and inclusion. Listen on the podcast websiteGoogle Podcasts, Spotify, and Apple Podcasts.

Advocacy and Teaching with Marianne Kooij. Air Date: Feb 2, 2022
Marianne has had a long career teaching visually impaired and blind children in the Netherlands, South Africa, and Tanzania. She also teaches the teachers and does advocacy work. Listen on the podcast websiteGoogle podcasts, Spotify, and Apple Podcasts.

AODA Alliance with David Lepofsky. Air Date: October 7, 2022
David is the Chair of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Alliance, a disability consumer advocacy group that works to support the full and effective implementation of accessibility standards in Ontario. Listen on the podcast website, Google podcasts, Spotify, and Apple Podcasts.

Augusta Training Workshop with Audrey Murrell. Air Date: Dec 18, 2022
Audrey is Executive Director of the the Augusta Training Shop in Augusta, Georgia, which hires people with a variety of disabilities to make and repair furniture and related items. Listen on the podcast websiteGoogle podcastsSpotify, and Apple podcasts.

Autism House with Robin Hartmann. Air Date: June 1, 2021
Robin and his wife Dineke started Autism House in the Netherlands to meet the needs of their autistic son and others like him. Listen on the podcast websiteGoogle podcasts, Spotify, and Apple Podcasts.

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Canadian Council for the Blind Toronto Visionaries with Ian White. Air Date: Aug 31, 2022
Ian is the President of the Canadian Council of the Blind Toronto Visionaries, a chapter of the Canadian Council for the Blind. The Canadian Council for the Blind works to improve the quality of life for persons with vision loss through awareness, peer mentoring, socializing, sports, advocacy, health promotion and illness prevention. Listen on the podcast websiteGoogle podcasts, open.spotify.com/episode/0CCI46gDqFLp1sAdvPZClT”>Spotify, and Apple Podcasts.

 

College of Adaptive Arts with Dr. Pamela Lindsay. Air Date: May 5, 2022
Dr. Lindsay is the Co-founder and Dean of the College of Adaptive Arts, which provides a lifelong, equitable collegiate experience to adults with special needs who historically have not had access to college education. Listen on the podcast websiteGoogle podcastsSpotify, and adaptive-arts/id1647228811?i=1000580821820″>Apple Podcasts.

Community Living York Region with Andrew Fagan. Air Date: August 23, 2022.
Andrew is the CEO of Community Living Central York, a non-profit, charitable organization which provides support to people who have an intellectual disability. Listen on the podcast website, Google podcasts, Spotify, and Apple Podcasts.

Cyber AI with Jeffrey Pledger and Kyle Rose. Air Date: May 18, 2022
Jeffrey is the CEO and Kyle the VP of Business Development for Cyber AI, which provides customers with tools risk against fraudulent and scamming activities within the B2C and B2B markets of the digital economy. Listen on the podcast websiteGoogle podcasts, Spotify, and i=1000580821845″>Apple Podcasts.

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Dancing with Parkinson’s with Sarah Robichaud. Air Date: January 29, 2021
Dancing with Parkinson’s (DWP) core mission is to bring seniors with Parkinson’s Disease out of isolation and into an artistic community where they can dance and connect with others. DWP now uses Zoom to offer interactive FREE DAILY classes to ALL seniors across the country, to learn while we must social distance. Visit Dancing with Parkinson’s to register. Listen on the podcast websiteved=0CAUQkfYCahcKEwiYqePBu8nuAhUAAAAAHQAAAAAQAQ”>Google podcasts, Spotify, and Apple Podcasts.

Disability Advocacy and Research with Maggie Lyons McFarlane. Air Date: July 13, 2022.
Maggie uses her considerable skills to conduct disability advocacy and research. She is the volunteer chair of the National Educational Association of Disabled Students (NEADS), which works for full access to education and employment for disabled post-secondary students and graduates across Canada.  Listen on the podcast websiteGoogle podcasts, Spotify, and https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/maggie-lyons-macfarlane/id1647228811?i=1000580821777“>Apple Podcasts.

Disability Advocacy with Rain Geiger. Air Date: June 8, 2022
Rain was an educator and is now a disability advocate, supporting her friend and assessing accessibility in the community. Listen on the podcast websiteGoogle podcasts, Spotify, and Apple Podcasts.

Disability Desk with Jeremy Opperman. Air Date: April 22, 2022
Jeremy is a disability consultant and the creator of Disability Desk, an information resource service for anyone interested in, curious about or struggling with disability-related issues. Listen on the podcast websiteGoogle podcasts, Spotify, and Apple Podcasts.

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Elevate Life Coaching with Michelle Kuei. Air Date: January 18, 2023
Michelle is a physically disabled pharmacist, author, speaker,  mountaineer, and the founding life coach of Elevate Life Coaching.  Listen on the podcast website, Google podcasts, Spotify, and Apple Podcasts.

Enable with Sue Crawford. Air Date: June 7, 2021
Sue is main officer and one of the co-founders of Enable, an organization that matches disabled young people with support workers (some also disabled) based on their shared interests. Listen on the podcast websiteGoogle podcasts, Spotify, and Apple Podcasts.

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Ice Owls Hockey with Wayne St. Denis. Air Date: Oct 27, 2022
Wayne is the president and manager of the Toronto Ice Owls, a hockey team with players who are blind or visually impaired (male and female.) He talks about how the sport has grown nationally and internationally, including a youth team. Listen on the podcast websiteGoogle podcastsSpotify, or Apple Podcasts.

IDEA Social Innovation Laboratory with Dr. Rebecca Gewurtz and Dr. Emile Tomba. Air Date: Nov 17, 2022
Emile and Rebecca developed the IDEA Social Innovation Laboratory to explore how employers can best hire, employ, and accommodate disabled people with diverse needs. Listen on the podcast website, Google podcasts, Spotify, and Apple Podcasts.

Imaginable Solutions with Lianna Genovese. Air Date: May 20, 2021
Lianna, an engineering student at McMaster University, has developed Guided Hands, which is assistive technology to enables people with limited hand function to write, paint, draw, and use a touchscreen device. Listen on the podcast websiteGoogle podcasts, and Spotify, and Apple Podcasts.

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Kello Inclusive with Katie MacMillian. Air Date: Nov 29, 2022
Katie is the co-founder and COO of Kello Inclusive, a Canadian talent agency a talent agency exclusively representing disabled and visibly different talent with over 50 clients signed to date. Listen on the podcast website, Google podcasts, Spotify, and Apple Podcasts.

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Lizzy Murphy, Pilot. Air Date: July 29, 2022
Lizzy has MS and owns and operates her own airplane as well as working for the Canada Revenue Agency. Check out her web site at https://lizzymcfly.wordpress.com/  Listen on the podcast websiteGoogle Podcasts, Spotify, and Apple Podcastsa>.


Music Matters with Kosta Pastneris. Air Date: Nov 4, 2022
Kosta, a young man with cerebral palsy, has a job with a job with a music label, his own music podcast, and a volunteer position with works with the Music Matters program. Music Matters uses music education to help raise kids’ confidence, and resilience while teaching them musical skills to use in its online concerts. Listen on the podcast website, Google podcasts, Spotify, and podcast/kosta-pachneris/id1647228811?i=1000585117100″>Apple Podcasts.

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Noah’s Clubhouse with Brigitte Berneche. Air Date: Aug 25, 2021
Brigitte started and runs Noah’s Clubhouse, a charity which provides financial assistance to families with children with cerebral palsy,  in memory of her son Noah, who passed away due to complications with cerebral palsy. Listen on the podcast websiteGoogle podcasts, Spotify, and 1000580822010″>Apple Podcasts.

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Ontario Disability Employment Network (ODEN) with Ingrid Muschta and Jeannette Campbell. Air Date: July 13, 2022
Jeannette Campbell is the President and Ingrid the Director of Special Projects and Innovation at the Ontario Disability Employment Network (ODEN), which brings together businesses and Employment Service Providers to increase employment for disabled people. Listen on the podcast websiteGoogle podcasts, Spotify, and Apple Podcastsa>.


Parasport with Walter Dann. Air Date: January 19, 2022
Disabled from an early age, Walter has participated in parasports at the local, national, and international levels in wheelchair basketball, track and field, and other events. He’s won medals at the Paralympics and Pan American Games, and World Cup, among others. Listen on the podcast web site, Google podcasts, Spotify, and Apple Podcasts.

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Royal Bank of Canada with Meghan Hines. Air Date: Nov 10, 2022.
Meghan is co-chair of the REACH Employee Resource Group at RBC, which works to bring people with disabilities into the inclusion conversation and helps create a workplace where people with disabilities can thrive. She also brings her over 20 years of experience as a para-athlete to and love of powerhockey to her position as co-founder and President of Powerhockey Canada. Listen on the href=”https://give-back-economy.pinecast.co/”>podcast website, Google podcasts, Spotify, and Apple Podcasts.

Running Steps with Sarah Levis. Air Date: June 3, 2022
Sarah Levis is a freelance writer/editor and nerd-for-hire. She\’s been the sole proprietor of Running Steps for the last 10 years. She\’s also written a book, was an internationally-known disability blogger, and currently works with the United Church of Canada. Listen on the podcast websiteGoogle podcastsSpotify, and running-steps/id1647228811?i=1000580821848″>Apple Podcasts.

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Stroke Forward with Marcia Moran. Air Date: Aug 31, 2022
Marcia offers health/life coaching and resources for stroke survivors through Stroke Forward. She has also published a book by the same name. Listen on the podcast website, Google podcasts, Spotify, and Apple Podcasts.

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The Able Channel with Brian McCourt. Air Date: Oct 27, 2022
Brian is founder and CEO of Able Channel, the first streaming healthcare service providing credible medical information, important news and inspiring stories of the human spirit all designed to help make people healthier, one story at a time. Listen on the podcast websiteGoogle podcastsSpotify, and Apple Podcasts.

The Learning Place with Bolanle Adewole. Air Date: July 13, 2022
Bolanle is the Founder and CEO of The Learning Place in Lekki, Lagos, which is an inclusive Montessori school for boys and girls age 1 – 12 years old. Its affiliate school, TLP Centre, also teaches students with special needs. Listen on the podcast websiteGoogle podcasts, Spotify, and href=”https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/bolanie-adewole/id1647228811?i=1000580821761″>Apple Podcasts.

The War Amps with Bob Maguire. Air Date: Nov 9, 2022
Bob has worked in Public Awareness with The War Amps for 5 years, which has been committed to improving the life of Canadian amputees since 1918. He finds his work very satisfying, especially his work with the Child Amputee Program (CHAMP). Listen on the podcast website, Google podcasts, Spotify, and href=”https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-war-amps/id1647228811?i=1000585687704″>Apple Podcasts.

Toronto Metropolitan University Disability Studies Program with Esther Ignagi & Eliza Chandler. Air Date: July 13, 2022
Esther is the Director and an Associate Professor, and Eliza an Associate Professor, with Toronto Metropolitan University\\\’s Disability Studies Program. The program went from a class of 25 in its opening year in 1999 to being one of the best in its field. Listen on the podcast websiteGoogle podcasts, Spotify, and https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/toronto-metropolitan-university-disability-program/id1647228811?i=1000580821760“>Apple Podcasts.

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Walking Spirit with Jeremy Warriner. Air Date: Dec 9, 2022
Jeremy has been advocate for accessibility since 2005.  He shares his unique personal and professional story to help ensure that equality and accessibility is a right and not a privilege and to help everyone live a resilient life. Listen on the podcast website, Google podcasts, Spotify, and Apple Podcasts.