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Check out my interview with a handful of members of the Take Back the Night: Port Hope committee: Sarah Kennedy, Ashley Bouman, Ariel Reilly, and Meghan Sheffield. We chat about:
– The details of TBTN:PH
– How TBTN:PH started (and why)
– Our personal experiences with sex education and learning about consent
– The performers of TBTN:PH
– The sponsors of TBTN:PH

Featured Tunes:
Burn the Rapists, Not the Witches by Backyard Riot
Angela by The Hannigan Sisters****
Natural Born Woman by Kim Doolittle****
Don’t Wanna Know by Deviants and the Odd Man Out****

****Performers at TBTN:PH 2018

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Check out my interview with Mayor Bob Sanderson where we chat about:

  • Bob’s favourite things about Port Hope
  • Bob’s career
  • What Bob is proud of this past term’s council for achieving
  • Economic development
  • Affordable housing
  • PHAI clean-up
  • The waterfront
  • 65 Ward
  • Why we don’t need a CAO
  • Handling complaints
  • What is means to “believe together”
  • Why Bob is running again

    Featured Tunes:

Overbite by Sincere Engineer
Since You Got A Dog by Chixdiggit
We Belong by The Hextalls
Sweater by The Tattle Tales

 

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Check out my interview with William Lambert where we chat about:

  • Will’s favourite things about Port Hope
  • Will’s thoughts on the recent all-candidates meeting
  • Will’s career path and the skill’s he’s picked up along the way
  • What he’s involved with in the community
  • Economic development
  • Affordable housing
  • The PHAI clean up
  • The Waterfront
  • Youth engagement through volunteering
  • 65 Ward
  • Reducing taxes
  • Sidewalks
  • an honest, respectful council
  • Increasing diversity
  • Sexual harassment policy
  • Why he’s running

 

Featured Tunes:

Dear Girl by The Steinways
When I’m Up (I Can’t Get Down) by Great Big Sea
Shattering by Sincere Engineer
Chemical Worker’s Song by Matt Marcuz 

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Check out my interview with Adam Bureau where we chat about:
Adam‘s favourite things about Cobourg
– Adam’s career
– The Cobourg DBIA, Downtown Coalition Vitalization Plan and the Board of Management and Adam’s participation in those things
– The Safe and Inclusive Streets Strategy in Cobourg
– Adam’s vision for economic development in Cobourg
– Affordable housing
– The waterfront
– Transit in Cobourg
– Parking in downtown Cobourg
– Snow removal in Cobourg
– Tourism from a “locals first” perspective
– Being a foster parent
– Youth engagement
– How cannabis could be managed in the municipality post-legalization
– Why Adam’s running for council

Featured Tunes:
A New One by The Tattle Tales
Pink Underwood by The Flipsides
In a Letter Never Sent by Even in Blackouts
Suicide Bomber by Against Me!

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Check out this special update episode of The Nothing Exists Radio Hour!

In segment 1, David Sheffield and I discuss Green Wood Coalition and Local Food for Local Good‘s “Around the Table Thanksgiving Challenge” fundraiser! We talk about how to participate in the fundraiser and what the money goes to help fund.

In segment 2, Avril Ewing and I discuss the Port Hope Candidates debate- Town Hall Style cohosted by us, “two local women“. We address some of the concerns and feedback about the event and also explain our reasoning behind running it the way we are.

BONUS- you get to hear the ad that will be playing starting tomorrow on Northumberland 89.7 for Take Back the Night: Port Hope (you’ll be hearing lots more about this exciting event over the next few weeks!).

Featured Tunes:
Fuck the World by The Unlovables
Dear Beer by The Bombpops
This Time For Real by Lipstick Homicide

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Check out my interview with Ian Everdell where we chat about things like:

  • Ian‘s favourite thing about Port Hope
  • Ian’s career and the skills he has learned throughout his professional journey
  • The reason Ian and his wife chose to settle and build their family in Port Hope
  • What Ian has learned from him involvement in community theatre
  • Ian’s vision for economic development in Port Hope
  • Affordable housing
  • The waterfront
  • Accessibility
  • Effective communication and what it looks like in practice
  • 65 Ward
  • Young people running for council
  • Youth engagement
  • Drawing on the skills people in our community have to build a better municipality

 

Featured Tunes:
Consequence Free by Great Big Sea
I Wish I Could Be Happy by Rational Anthem
City Kids by Cleopatrick
Soggy Bones by Madman’s Window