Winnipeg Weekends podcast

Get Up Close and Personal with Local Artists at the Harte Trail Studio Art Tour

Terry Murray Get Up Close and Personal with Local Artists at the Harte Trail Studio Art Tour “We have a variety of artists and artisans… painters, photographer, jeweler, potters, stone carvers… people can get up close and talk to them, which you don’t normally get when you go into a gallery.” – Terry Murray The […]

Manitoba’s First Senior Women’s Cycling Club

Sarah Gravelle-MacKenzie Cycling with Sarah: Creating a Community for Senior Women Cyclists “Cycling can be a meditative experience that helps riders find mental clarity and handle stress.” Sarah Gravel MacKenzie, the founder of Manitoba’s first Seniors Women’s Cycling Club, is on a mission to empower senior women and promote the benefits of cycling. MacKenzie shared […]

Colleen Haley – vice president of the council of Caribbean organizations of Manitoba

Free Father’s Day Event – Caribbean Day on June 18th! Colleen Haley Council of Caribbean Organizations of Manitoba’s Vice President, Colleen Haley, talks about the upcoming events for Caribbean Heritage Month. The free Father’s Day event, Caribbean Day, includes a carnival parade, steel bands, DJ’s, limbo, and calypso. On June 24th, there is a fundraising […]

50th Anniversary of the Embroiderers’ Association of Canada

50th Anniversary of the Embroiderers’ Association of Canada Lorraine Iverach The Embroiderers Association of Canada is celebrating its 50th anniversary, and so is the Winnipeg Embroiderers Guild by hosting a national stitching event. The event will be held from June 6th to 11th at the Victoria Inn and Conference Center. The event will include seminars, […]

Farhan Devji author of Alfonso Davies: A New Hope – The Inspiring Story of a Refugee Turned Soccer Star

Farhan Devji The Inspiring Story of a Refugee Turned Soccer Star “From Refugee Camps to Champions League: The Inspiring Journey of Alphonso Davies” Canadian sports writer Farhan Devji is passionate about two things – sports and writing. And when he combined these two, he produced a book that shared the story of one of Canada’s […]

Little Tree Hugger Bath and Body Boutique

Luxury Bath and Body Products with a Local Touch Little Tree Hugger bath and body boutique Lyne Morrisette Little Tree Hugger and Soap is a small family-run business focused on luxury bath and body products made with all-natural, locally sourced, eco-conscious ingredients. The owner, Lynn Morrisette, shares how her business started accidentally, and how her […]

Karen Fowler, President and CEO, St. Boniface Hospital Foundation – Bench to bedside

St. Boniface Hospital Foundation Karen Fowler President and CEO Karen Fowler, the President and CEO of St. Boniface Hospital Foundation, discusses the upcoming Rosé Soirée event, which will raise funds and awareness for women’s heart health research. Heart disease is the number one killer of women in Canada, and Manitoba is currently the only province […]

NHL Legend and YWCA launch PSA highlighting the shocking rate of concussion from domestic violence

NHL legend Trevor Linden partners with YWCA to raise awareness on the link between intimate partner violence and concussions. One of the things we’re hoping to come out of this campaign raising awareness is to raise awareness that we need to better fund services Former NHL player Trevor Linden and the YWCA have launched a […]

Dr. Norman Silver, co-founder and CEO at QDoc

co-founder and CEO at QDoc Dr. Norman Silver Due to COVID-19, there has been a greater need for this service and governments have provided the infrastructure necessary for QDoc to connect with patients who are underserved. QDoc, a Canadian tech start-up, is revolutionizing the way patients can access quality medical care, regardless of their geographic […]

Slow and Subtle Comedy with Lachlan Patterson

Lachlan Patterson Slow and Subtle Comedy I loved watching comedy. People told me I should be a comedian…I loved it. I loved the idea of it, and I’ve been addicted to it ever since. Lachlan Patterson a Canadian comedian, recently sat down to discuss his career path and comedy style. Patterson revealed that his father […]

Creating an Indoor Oasis with Canadian Plant Care Influencer Heather Barnes

Heather Barnes Creating an Indoor Oasis Most people kill their plants from overwatering and so a moisture meter helps you know exactly what’s going on down at the roots Heather Barnes is a Canadian content creator who has become a popular figure on Instagram and TikTok, teaching beginners everything they need to know about plant […]

Jully Black: The Singer, Songwriter, and Cultural Connector

Jully Black The Singer, SongWRITER, and Cultural Connector So people from my lived experience in this country has been people fall in love with Jully Black, not Jully Black, who happens to be black. Jully Black is a woman who wears many hats – she’s a singer, songwriter, actor, television personality, and most importantly, a […]

From School Teacher to Comedian: How One Teacher Found the Funny

Jenn Labelle Comedian Winnipeg Comedy Festival From School Teacher to Comedian: How One Teacher Found the Funny.  Being a schoolteacher is no easy feat, so how did one teacher take the leap from the classroom to the stage? In this episode, we hear from a high school teacher who has ventured out to pursue standup […]

Dean Jenkinson – Artistic Director – Winnipeg Comedy Festival

Dean Jenkinson Artistic Director Winnipeg Comedy Festival The 22nd annual Winnipeg Comedy Festival is returning for six days of comedy shows at the Gas Station Art Center, Burton Cummings Theater, and Jubilee Place. Dean Jenkinson, the artistic director of the festival, explains that the festival will feature five shows at the Burt and an outdoor […]

Winnipeg Tattoo Show

Jeff Boivin Winnipeg Tattoo Show 300+ Artists & Entertainment The Winnipeg Tattoo Show is coming up May 12th-14th at the RBC Convention Center. With 300+ artists live tattooing, a motorcycle show and shine, fantasy hair and makeup competition, professional dancers, side circus, and 55 vendors, there’s something for everyone! Kids 12 and under get in […]

Sports Fans and Mental Health: Benefits & Coping Mechanisms

Tara Brousseau Snider Executive Director Sara Riel Inc. Sports Fans and Mental Health: Benefits & Coping Mechanisms Sports fandom can have a positive effect on mental health, but excessive fandom or toxic fan behavior can have a detrimental effect. Tara Brousseau Snider the Executive Director at Sara Riel Inc. discusses the correlation between sports fandom […]

Weight Loss Beyond Calories In and Out

Andrea Katz Best You Nutrition Weight Loss Beyond Calories In and Out Andrea Katz from Best New Nutrition shows us why counting calories in and out isn’t enough for long-term sustainable weight loss. Quality of food is more important than quantity, and other factors like gender, age, medications, sleep, stress, and more all play a […]

Exploring the Black Film Space in Manitoba

Chris Sharpe and Lino Martinez Exploring the Black Film Space in Manitoba Chris Sharpe and Lino Martinez of Motto Workspace join Kevin Burgin on Winnipeg Weekends to discuss their project Cool Sweepings, a curling comedy movie and the first of its kind featuring four Jamaicans from Manitoba. The movie is in development and they have […]

Rudy’s Eat & Drink: Winnipeg’s Locally Owned Downtown Restaurant

Kenzie Robb Rudy’s Eat & Drink Winnipeg’s Locally Owned Downtown Restaurant Rudy’s Eat & Drink is a locally owned restaurant located in the heart of downtown Winnipeg. Celebrating 13 years in business, GM Kenzie Robb talks about the unique interior space with capacity for 260 guests, an outdoor patio, and a lounge. Rudy’s has been […]

Northern Water Smart Instructor Training Opportunity

Dr. Chris Love Lifesaving Society of Manitoba The Lifesaving Society of Manitoba is offering free swimming instructor and lifeguard training for individuals who agree to work during the summer as part of their Northern Water Smart program. Dr. Chris Love, Water Smart and Safety Management Coordinator, explains that the program is going into its 19th […]

Beet Juice vs. Salt: Road Maintenance Benefits

Brian Fehr Bracor Environmental Brian Fehr, GM of Bracor Environmental, discusses the benefits of using beet juice over salt for road maintenance. Salt is corrosive and can damage cars, roads, and vegetation, whereas beet juice is a de-sugared molasses byproduct that does not freeze and works as an anti-icing solution. Bee juice is also more […]

Kristy Tarasoff – Ear Architects – Hearing Health

Kristy Tarasoff Ear Architects Kristy Tarasoff from the Ear Architects explains why treating hearing loss early is so important and how it can prevent further issues. She also provides insight on signs of hearing loss, compensation strategies, and different types of hearing loss. Lastly, she explains how to make an appointment to get your hearing […]

A Big Bake Sale to send Dream Kid Emily to Australia

A Big Bake Sale Exchange District Pharmacy is hosting a modern twist on the traditional bake sale with the big bake sale at the Exchange District Pharmacy on Saturday, April 15th. Ryan Chan, the owner of the Exchange District Pharmacy, and Carly Tardiff are raising money to give a wish to Dream Kid Emily, a […]

Explore Infinite Horizons with Winnipeg Artist Jim Thompson

Winnipeg Weekends Explore Infinite Horizons with Winnipeg Artist Jim Thompson Cre8ery is an 8,800-square-foot gallery and studio space in Winnipeg’s Exchange District that supports local artists. It offers art documentation, commissioning, art consulting, and video services. Winnipeg artist Jim Thompson is currently exhibiting Infinite Horizons, a collection of paintings exploring the landscape through a game […]

Nine-Year-Old Raises Funds for Friend in need

Winnipeg Weekends Nine-Year-Old Raises Funds for Friend in need Jennifer Berg’s nine-year-old, son Charlie has decided to raise funds for a schoolmate, Maddox, struggling with a brain tumor. He has started selling his drawings of Winnipeg Jet’s player jerseys for a minimum of a $5 donation. The original goal was $500, but so far Charlie […]

Rich’s Auto Spring Car Maintenance Essentials

Winnipeg Weekends Rich’s Auto Spring Car Maintenance Essentials Spring is a busy time for mechanical shops as people are looking to get winter tires off and maintenance done. Garrett from Rich’s Auto shares the essential spring car maintenance tips such as oil changes, air conditioning checks, tire changes, windshield wipers inspection, battery power checks and […]

Craft Distilling: A Talk with Patent 5 Distillery Owner Brock Coutts

Winnipeg Weekends Craft Distilling: A Talk with Patent 5 Distillery Owner Brock Coutts Join Kevin as he talks with Brock Coutts owner of Patent 5 Distillery, about his journey from accountant to distillery owner and the craft distilling movement. Learn about the cocktail room and distillery on Alexander Avenue and the range of products made, […]

Filmmaker Chris Forde – An Adventure of Discovery: Paddle to the Amazon Documentary

Filmmaker Chris Forde – An Adventure of Discovery: Paddle to the Amazon Documentary Don Starkell, a divorced dad, took his two sons on the longest canoe trip in history. Despite being warned of the dangers, they embarked on a two-year, 20,000-kilometer voyage of adventure and discovery. Along the way, they encountered pirates, were arrested, shot […]

From Winnipeg to Hollywood: A Filmmaker’s Journey

From Winnipeg to Hollywood: A Filmmaker’s Journey Bosede Williams shares her personal journey of growing up in Winnipeg, traveling to Europe, and becoming a successful filmmaker. She talks about her first big break and how she balanced the creative and practical aspects of filmmaking. She shares her experiences in the film industry, including how her […]

Documentary Filmmaker Hubert Davis talks about his debut documentary Hardwood

Oscar and Emmy nominated documentary filmmaker Hubert Davis talks about his debut documentary Hardwood Hubert Davis, an Oscar and Emmy-nominated documentary filmmaker, shares his journey to filmmaking and directing. He talks about his debut documentary Hardwood, which focuses on his relationship with his father, the Harlem Globetrotter Mel Davis. He discusses his interest in visual […]

Uncovering the True History of Canadian Hockey: Black Ice. A conversation with Hubert Davis

Uncovering the True History of Canadian Hockey: Black Ice. A conversation with Hubert Davis Black Ice is a documentary that explores racism in Canadian hockey. Through interviews with players, the film’s Director Hubert Davis, reveals the hidden history of Canada and the significant role black people have played in its past. It also sheds light […]

Zhaoying Hu from Education USA talks about the US education options for Canadian students

Zhaoying Hu from Education USA talks about the US education options for Canadian students Zhaoying Hu, an advisor for Education USA, joins the show to discuss the benefits of studying in the US for Canadian students, the steps involved in the process of determining if studying in the US is a good fit for somebody, […]

George Tsouras – Kitchen North – Manitoba’s first indigenous Pizza Company

George Tsouras – Kitchen North – Manitoba’s first indigenous Pizza Company Kitchen North is the city’s first indigenous pizza company and newest food producer of handmade food products. Located in the North End, the company has been open for four months and employs mostly indigenous staff members. Kitchen North Manitoba’s pizzas are made with local […]

Stacey Burrows – Real Estate report – April 16, 2023

Stacey Burrows Real Estate report – April 16, 2023 On this episode, Kevin talks to Stacey Burrows from Remax Executives Realty to get the latest real estate report. She discusses the Bank of Canada’s announcement, the average home price, the number of sales, and the impact of interest rates on buyers and sellers. She also […]

Dr. Thomas Netticadan

Dr. Thomas Netticadan Bench to Bedside (with St. Boniface Hospital) is how we describe the process of translating research done in the lab into new ways to treat patients in the clinical setting. Dr. Thomas Netticadan is the Team Leader for the Canadian Centre for Agri-Food Research in Health and Medicine CCARM CCARM is the […]

Ray Neufeld

Ray Neufeld: From Winkler to the NHL Ray Neufeld, a former Winnipeg Jet and NHL player, reflects on his greatest accomplishment as a hockey player, the changes to the game present day, growing up and playing hockey in Winkler, staying motivated during difficult times, racism in the NHL, and advice to young players. Facebook Instagram