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
There are currently 48 Podcasts in this directory
“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.
#DefineYourself with Chris Mitchell. Air Date: Oct 10, 2022
Abilities Centre with Ross Ste-Croix. Air Date: Dec 1, 2022.
Abilities Expo with David Korse. Air Date: May 10, 2023
David runs Abilities Expo, a trade show for products, services and resources for people with disabilities that runs in seven cities each year across America. Great for people with disabilities to connect with the people who can provide them with what they need! Listen on the podcast website, Google podcasts, Spotify, and 1000612552479″>Apple podcasts.
Ability Online with Michelle McClure. Air Date: July 31, 2021
Accessible Housing Network with Sam Amenta. Air Date: May 26, 2023.
Sal Amenta is co-chair of the Accessible Housing Network, a collaboration of over 35 Canadian non-profit organizations advocating for Canadian building codes to be mandated to have all homes built according to Universal Design standards. Check out a recent tv interview, and consider signing the petitions at the Accessible Housing Network website. Listen on the podcast website, https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly9waW5lY2FzdC5jb20vZmVlZC9naXZlLWJhY2stZWNvbm9teQ/episode/aHR0cHM6Ly9waW5lY2FzdC5jb20vZ3VpZC8xYWYyYmI3Ni0yYTE1LTQ3ZTAtYWZkNy0zNmYzNjUzZDgzOTE?sa=X&ved=0CAcQkfYCahgKEwigoovw7Zj_AhUAAAAAHQAAAAAQhAQ“>Google podcasts, Spotify, and Apple podcasts.
Advocacy and Teaching with Marianne Kooij. Air Date: Feb 2, 2022
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
Autism House with Robin Hartmann. Air Date: June 1, 2021
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 website, Google 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 website, Google podcasts, Spotify, and adaptive-arts/id1647228811?i=1000580821820″>Apple Podcasts.
Community Living York Region with Andrew Fagan. Air Date: August 23, 2022.
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 website, Google podcasts, Spotify, and i=1000580821845″>Apple Podcasts.
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 website, ved=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 website, Google 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
Disability Awareness with Alvin Law
Alvin Law, born with no arms after his mother took thalidomide during pregnancy, has had a career stretching 40 years as a public speaker and broadcaster, Emmy-award winning actor, and musician (playing drums near the back of the stage). Inducted into both the Canadian Professional Speakers and Canadian Disability Hall of Fame, he is changing the way we view disability today. Listen on the podcast website, Google podcasts, Spotify, and Apple podcasts.
Disability Desk with Jeremy Opperman. Air Date: April 22, 2022
Elevate Life Coaching with Michelle Kuei. Air Date: January 18, 2023
Enable with Sue Crawford. Air Date: June 7, 2021
Home Doctors Uganda with Richard Kalungi. Air Date: May 26, 2023
Dr. Richard is lead doctor at Home Doctors Uganda. This Kampala-based organization provides wide range of medical services and projects in Uganda, including health camps. He is a doctor and an entrepreneur. Listen on the podcast website, Google podcasts, Spotify, and i=1000614647640″>Apple podcasts.
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 website, Google podcasts, Spotify, or Apple Podcasts.
IDEA Social Innovation Laboratory with Dr. Rebecca Gewurtz and Dr. Emile Tomba. Air Date: Nov 17, 2022
ILL-Abilities Dance and Motivational Entertainment with Luca ‘Lazylegz’ Patuelli. Air Date: Feb 9, 2023
Imaginable Solutions with Lianna Genovese. Air Date: May 20, 2021
Kayla’s Children’s Centre with Mira Lax. Air Date: February 10, 2023
Kello Inclusive with Katie MacMillian. Air Date: Nov 29, 2022
Lizzy Murphy, Pilot. Air Date: July 29, 2022
Melly\’s Workplace with Aimee and Ellen. Air Date: Feb 21, 2023
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.
Neal Quire Society with Chad Leaman. Air Date: Feb 23, 2023.
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 website, Google podcasts, Spotify, and 1000580822010″>Apple Podcasts.
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 website, Google podcasts, Spotify, and Apple Podcasts a>.
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.
Rising Above Bakery with Shiri Ullrich. Air Date: March 27, 2023
Shiri’s background includes military service in her native Israel and a career in speech therapy before opening Rising Above Bakery in Nyack, New York. The bakers are mostly young adults with disabilities who learn the ways of the bakery while acquiring valuable life skills, pride, and self-sufficiency. Listen on the podcast website, Google podcasts, episode/1ldxKb6woHJCkap1byj8be”>Spotify, and Apple Podcasts.
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 website, Google podcasts, Spotify, and running-steps/id1647228811?i=1000580821848″>Apple Podcasts.
Shonaquip with Erna van der Westhuizen. Air date: February 2, 2023
Stop Gap Foundation with Luke Anderson. Air Date: May 22, 2023.
Power wheelchair user Luke Anderson is the co-founder and Executive Director of StopGap Foundation. StopGap helps communities discover the benefit of barrier free spaces and provides support to create them, including helping communities start Community Ramp Projects. Listen on the podcast website, Google podcasts, Spotify, and Apple Podcasts.
Stroke Forward with Marcia Moran. Air Date: Aug 31, 2022
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 website, Google podcasts, Spotify, 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 website, Google 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 website, Google podcasts, Spotify, and https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/toronto-metropolitan-university-disability-program/id1647228811?i=1000580821760“>Apple Podcasts.
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.
Working with Visually Impaired Children, with Marianne Konij. Air Date: May 26, 2023.
Yellowtree Grant Services with Dr. Laura. Air Date: March 29, 2023.
Dr. Laura is disabled, and the founder and CEO of Yellowtree Grant Services, which has work with international, national, provincial and front-line organizations across Canada to find and successfully apply for funding opportunities. Listen on the popdcast website, Google podcasts, Spotify, and id1647228811?i=1000606496782″>Apple Podcasts.