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Episode 12 – How Creative Centres are Shifting; Toronto and the GTA (Liberty Village and ‘cookie-cutter’ people); Living in a Computer Simulation (Ryan and Andreas Free-for-All #4)
In this episode, we talk about how creative centres are shifting outside of the GTA; how Liberty Village is essentially made for cookie-cutter people; and, are we living in a computer simulation? Our podcasts are never edited – this is as real as it gets! Please subscribe if you like what you here!
Episode 10 – Atom Martin – Music, Culture, LifeJune 1, 2018 admin Culture, music, Toronto 01:59:45 Comments Off on Episode 10 – Atom Martin – Music, Culture, Life
In this episode, we talk with Atom Martin about the evolution of music, culture, life and growing up with an older brother. Atom is a Toronto musician, songwriter, producer and graphic artist.
Episode 9 – Mindfulness, Food & Hunting, Diverse Viewpoints in Culture (Ryan & Andreas “Free-for-All #2”)May 22, 2018 admin Culture 02:10:31 Comments Off on Episode 9 – Mindfulness, Food & Hunting, Diverse Viewpoints in Culture (Ryan & Andreas “Free-for-All #2”)
In this episode, we discuss our own strategies for mindful living, the culture of food production, and diversity in media.
Episode 8 – Nadine Guimond: Environmental Stewardship, Reducing Consumption & #BringYourOwnContainerMay 7, 2018 admin Culture, Toronto 01:37:16 Comments Off on Episode 8 – Nadine Guimond: Environmental Stewardship, Reducing Consumption & #BringYourOwnContainer
In this episode, we welcome Nadine Guimond to discuss her new initiative ‘Bring Your Own Container’ which encourages us to be good stewards for our world by reducing our use of plastic, be more mindful about our carbon footprint, and take the time to slow down. This is what Nadine’s talking about:
Episode 7 – Shifting Urbanization Demands; Community Building; Trends in Tech (“Ryan and Andreas Free-for-All #1”)May 2, 2018 admin Culture, Tech, Toronto 0:55:42 Comments Off on Episode 7 – Shifting Urbanization Demands; Community Building; Trends in Tech (“Ryan and Andreas Free-for-All #1”)
This episode is a Free-for-All! We discuss shifting urbanization demands in Toronto, from Regent Park to Liberty Village; food security in Canadian cities; macro-level trends in international development; and, social implications of VR, big-data, privacy and tech. We hope you enjoy, and please don’t forget to hit that subscribe button! Music Courtesy of: Art of...
Episode 6 – Monika Rau: Development in Toronto; Looking to the Future of Toronto and Housing; City-Building and Getting into Urban PlanningApril 23, 2018 admin Affordable Housing, Culture, Real Estate, Toronto 01:37:11 Comments Off on Episode 6 – Monika Rau: Development in Toronto; Looking to the Future of Toronto and Housing; City-Building and Getting into Urban Planning
We chat with Monika Rau about the future of Toronto, and development trends regarding commercial and mixed-use retail, as well as affordable housing – from lane-way homes to tiny homes. Overall, we are bullish on the future of this City. Monika also shares her story on getting involved in the industry and development policy, from her involvement...
Episode 5: Rob Pelaccia on Toronto Real Estate, New Mortgage Rules and Views from the AmbulanceApril 17, 2018 admin Real Estate, Toronto 1:04:17 Comments Off on Episode 5: Rob Pelaccia on Toronto Real Estate, New Mortgage Rules and Views from the Ambulance
In this episode, we welcome Rob Pelaccia to the show Rob is a mortgage broker with Dominion Lending Centres and a paramedic. This conversation is about where Toronto real estate may be headed, new mortgage rules and how changing demands from millennials are influencing the market. Rob also talks about his time travelling around in...
Episode 4: Motorcycle Stories; Michael Jackson, Resilience, Struggle & Developing Skills; Tribalism in JournalismApril 6, 2018 admin Culture, motorcycles 1:32:28 Comments Off on Episode 4: Motorcycle Stories; Michael Jackson, Resilience, Struggle & Developing Skills; Tribalism in Journalism
In this episode, we get into motorcycles, freedom and fatherhood; how we can learn about resilience from Michael Jackson; ‘tribalism’ in journalism; and building skills & developing yourself as a person. We also welcome Sheldon D’Souza to the show. Sheldon is a musician, music programmer and producer.
Expensive Realities – Episode 3: Toronto Music City’s Affordable Housing + Hub for MusiciansApril 4, 2018 admin Affordable Housing, Culture, Entrepreneurship, Real Estate 0:53:03 Comments Off on Expensive Realities – Episode 3: Toronto Music City’s Affordable Housing + Hub for Musicians
In this episode, Ryan and Andreas discuss Toronto Music City’s first affordable housing project – a 100-unit co-op + music hub in Regent Park, exclusively for Toronto musicians. Andreas discusses the vision for the project, the business + social case for incorporating creative elements and place-making into new developments, and how innovation, disruptive technology and...
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