• S02E26 - Toxic

    6 JUN. 2024 · On this episode we are joined by harm reduction & recovery expert Guy Felicella & filmmaker Robert Colbourne to discuss their film 'Toxic' - an unflinching look at the toxic drug crisis in British Columbia. Felicella provides context from inside the epidemic when he was living in the downtown eastside of Vancouver.
    22m 40s
  • S02E25 - 111 Places in Victoria

    23 MAY. 2024 · On this episode we chat with Dave Doroghy & Graeme Menzies about their new guide book ‘111 Places in Victoria That You Must Not Miss.’ The guys discuss the book - how it came together - some of their hi-lights & we each name our ‘Top 5’ things to do in Victoria! 
    23m 11s
  • S02E24 - Top Island Athletes

    25 ABR. 2024 · On this episode we are joined by former CHEK Sports Director Alex Robertson & Times Colonist Sports Reporter Cleve Dheenshaw. The guys chat about covering island sports over the years & they snake draft the top ‘Vancouver Island Athletes’ of all time. Stay tuned for the ‘quick shift’ at the end!
    22m 58s
  • S02E23 - The Coach & The Kidney

    11 ABR. 2024 · April is Organ Donation month and on this episode we are joined by Stephen Gillis and Michael Teigen. Stephen is a minor hockey coach and was diagnosed with a rare kidney disease in 2018. His old friend Michael turned out to be the perfect match. This is their story.
    23m 20s
  • S02E22 - Top 5 Golf Holes on Vancouver Island

    28 MAR. 2024 · On this episode we are joined by golf professionals Derek Orr (Iron & Wood) and Mark Bicknell (Gorge Vale GC). The guys chat about the state of the industry & we have a draft for the ‘top 5 golf holes’ on Vancouver Island. Stay tuned for the quick shift at the end of the show!
    23m 2s
  • S02E21 - Dianne Whelan

    14 MAR. 2024 · On this episode we chat with award-winning Canadian filmmaker Dianne Whelan about her new movie ‘500 Days in the Wild.’ The film documents her 24,000 km journey on the Trans Canada Trail that took more than 6 years to complete.
    22m 55s
  • S02E20 - Black History of BC

    28 FEB. 2024 · In this episode we look into the Black History of BC with Barbra Hudlin from the BC Black History Awareness Society. Barbra has a long family history on Vancouver Island & her uncle is Doug Hudlin, who was known as the 'Gentleman Umpire' of Victoria. Jessica McCool also stops by to highlight some black owned businesses on the island!
    22m 35s
  • S02E19 - Sarika Cullis-Suzuki

    14 FEB. 2024 · On this episode we chat with the new co-host of 'The Nature of Things' Sarika Cullis-Suzuki. Sarika is a marine biologist who is passionate about oceans, nature, communication & creating change. Sarika is the daughter of David Suzuki and can't wait to carry on the family legacy while bringing her own perspective to the show. Stay tuned for a 'quick shift' in the final segment!
    22m 46s
  • S02E18 - Victoria Film Festival

    31 ENE. 2024 · In this episode we highlight the 30th Victoria Film Festival with two island filmmakers. Krista Loughton is a Victoria Councillor & filmmaker who made '940 Caledonia' - a documentary about a middle-aged woman experiencing homelessness for the first time. Leslie Bland (Orca Cove Media) produced 'The Great Salish Heist' - a feature film about reclaiming sacred indigenous artifacts from a heavily guarded museum. The group also picks their top 3 movies of all time!
    22m 36s
  • S02E17 - Hockey Day in Canada

    18 ENE. 2024 · Victoria is playing host to Hockey Day in Canada this year. On this episode we chat with John Wilson (Victoria Hockey Legacy Society) & Bruce Courtnall (Courtnall Society President). The group talks about the final preparations & why it's such an important event for the region. We also play a little Courtnall brothers trivia!
    41m 32s
Island conversations. Island people. An Island podcast.
Hosted by CHEK News Anchor Joe Perkins and Producer KC Kyle.
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