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The Brant Advocate Podcast
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Category: Society & Culture
Location: Brantford, Brant, Six Nations
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December 17, 2013 08:45 AM PST

Host Marc Laferriere (@MarcLaferriere) talks to Trevor Beecraft of Why Not Youth Centres (http://www.whynotyouthcentres.com). Marc also shares a talk he gave at a recent Why Not event.

Becca Vandekemp (@beccavdk) reads a piece she wrote for The Brant Advocate (www.brantadvocate.com) called Inglorious Heroes.

Peter Katz (@peterkatzmusic) shares 2 great songs on this edition of the podcast:
1. A Place Called Canada.
2. The Camp Song.

Also, Stu Saunders (@ylccstu) gets a shout out smiley

November 11, 2013 06:34 PM PST

Brantford Film Festival 2013 Preview with Ashley Fournier (brantfordfilmfestival.ca)

Diana Boal Wants No More (wewantnomore.com)

The Racoon Wedding (theracoonwedding.com)

And read more great content at www.brantadvocate.com every month!

October 19, 2013 09:26 PM PDT

In our first conversation on this week's show Stephen Boudreau chats with Marc Laferriere about The Laramie Project which will be playing at the Brantford Arts Block on October 24th, 25th and 26th.

The second feature has Phil Gillies returning to the show to chat with Lucas Duguid. This conversation was originally recorded for Advocate TV which is available on Rogers TV in Brantford & Cambridge.

And we bookend the show with music from the very talented Steven Branchaud who you can check out at http://www.facebook.com/stevenbranchaudmusic

October 14, 2013 06:32 PM PDT

Advocate Contributor Lorrie Gallant chats with Marc Laferriere about art, culture, education and residential schools.

Laferriere then reads "Taking Care of Business and A Few Other Things Along The Way" from the April 2013 edition of The Brant Advocate.

We preview the upcoming Brantford Film Festival - tickets are available now for this great local fest. Get more information at brantfordfilmfestival.com. #BFF begins on November 14th.

And we open and close with exclusive recordings from Craig Cardiff at the Brown Dog in Downtown Brantford. Tracks include Winter and Porchlight.

Craig is playing in Guelph on October 19th and his full concert schedule can be found at: http://craigcardiff.com

Keep on Advocating at www.BrantAdvocate.com

October 04, 2013 05:41 PM PDT

Great episode featuring a chat between Lucas Duguid and Doug Doolittle.

Also music from James Gordon who will be playing in Brant County at the Langford School House this Saturday October 5th!

More details about the show at:


August 17, 2013 09:53 PM PDT

Host Marc Laferriere (@MarcLaferriere) sits with Zig Misiak (@ZigMisiak) to discuss his new book Tonto: The Man in Front of the Mask Jay Silverheels which is now available at Chapters, Coles, Indigo Books and locally at Green Heron Books. Learn more about Zig, how to get book and many other projects at www.realpeopleshistory.com.

Featured Artist for this edition of the podcast is The Racoon Wedding (www.theracoonwedding.com) who will be releasing their new album Racoon Dead On The Side Of The Road at the Brantford Arts Block (brantfordartsblock.ca) on Sept. 6th.

Also, Marc discusses the newest developments with Advocate Television which will be premiering this fall on Rogers TV.

August 06, 2013 08:03 AM PDT

Host Marc Laferriere (@MarcLaferriere) has a conversation with writer Allison Leonard (@AllisonMLeonard) about her controversial article "Inside The Methadone Clinic" which started as a Laurier Brantford Journalism Program project. The two sat down at a Wilfrid Laurier University Student Publication strategic planning seminar near Goderich, Ontario.

They also chat about the partnership between the Brant Advocate and Laurier Brantford's publication The Sputnik and many other topics about journalism in this social media infused world. Finally, learn more about what exactly is a Twitterview winking

Also, music for this podcast provided by Caffery a great musical group based out of Brantford.

Caffrey is a 20 year old alt/folk singer from Brantford Ontario. Her influences include Lisa Hannigan, Serena Ryder and the Beatles. Her self titled debut EP has been described as playful, innocent, honest and even naive. Rich, warm and inviting, Caffrey's voice delivers effortlessly.

Connect with Caffrey at http://www.facebook.com/caffrey.acousticduo

July 27, 2013 08:34 PM PDT

Allison Leonard (@AllisonMLeonard) reads her story Inside The Methadone Clinic in Part 1 of a 2 part series. Learn more about the opinions and controversy surrounding Downtown Brantford's Methadone Clinic from this well put together piece by the current president of Wilfrid Laurier University Student Publications.

Read by Allison from Kintail, On during a WLUSP strategic planning event.

Music by: Caffery

Caffrey is a 20 year old alt/folk singer from Brantford Ontario. Her influences include Lisa Hannigan, Serena Ryder and the Beatles. Her self titled debut EP has been described as playful, innocent, honest and even naive. Rich, warm and inviting, Caffrey's voice delivers effortlessly.

Connect with Caffrey at http://www.facebook.com/caffrey.acousticduo

July 19, 2013 10:17 PM PDT

This edition host Marc Laferriere chats insurance and the law with Lisa Morell Kelly of Morell Kelly Personal Injury Law at Canada Day Celebrations in Brantford.

We then talk about the new layout of the print edition with Brant Advocate Publisher Lucas Duguid at Sophia's Bakery and we play a few Craig Cardiff tunes to preview his next show in Brantford on July 25th.

Dogs bark, bread is upsold, cars are driven and songs are sung on this edition of the Advocast!

June 29, 2013 07:53 AM PDT

Host Marc Laferriere (@MarcLaferriere) hangs out with the Social Business Hangout creator Robert Lavigne (@RLavigne42).

This podcast is actually a bit like the movie Inception. It was created in the middle of a recording of the Social Business Hangout (another podcast out of Brantford, ON). So if you want to hear more of our conversation please check iTunes or google "The Social Business Hangout".

This podcast was recorded at The Station Coffee House in the historic Brantford Train Station. The main themes coming out of this conversation? Podcasts and how Brantford can make you smile.

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