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Episode 46 - Veronique Mandal, Author, Teacher, Journalist

12/18/2018
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Veronique Mandal (Twitter) is the author of Getting Off, The Don Tait Story, she is also Program Coordinator of St. Clair’s MediaPlex, with an MBA and Masters in Journalism, has worked in multiple media outlets, is the host of YourTV’s Scribes and Songsters, has been an actor, playwright, nurse, midwife, the author of 3 different books, the Chair for Windsor Hospice, the Windsor Star’s Woman of The Year and a Queen’s Jubilee Medal recipient. This is one accomplished woman! Follow the...

Duration:00:48:45

Episode 45 - Tom Scully, Co-Owner F&B Walkerville & The Grand Cantina

12/11/2018
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Join us for a high school reunion as I sit down to catch up with Tom Scully (Facebook) to discuss his military career, bartending in the Cayman Islands, becoming an entrepreneur as the co-owner of F&B Walkerville (website, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram) and The Grand Cantina (website, Facebook, Instagram) and lessons learned as a businessman in Windsor-Essex. This episode is brought to you by Libro Credit Union Follow The Straight Outta Windsor Podcast on Facebook and Twitter

Duration:00:41:04

Episode 44 - Darren Banks, Boston Bruin & The D in Las Vegas Casino

12/4/2018
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This week's episode features Darren Banks who translated a 16-year professional hockey career including time with the Boston Bruins. We discuss his career, his experiences as a tough guy in the biggest enforcer era of all time, the impact of concussions and transitioning to his post playing career with the D Las Vegas Hotel and Casino (website) Follow the show on Facebook and Twitter This episode is brought to you by: Libro Credit Union

Duration:00:31:12

Episode 43 - Corey Bellemore, Track Athlete and World Beer-Mile Champion

11/27/2018
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Corey Bellemore (Instagram, Twitter) is an Adidas sponsored Track and Field Athlete working towards the 2020 Olympics. He also happens to be the World Beer-Mile Champion! Follow the Straight Outta Windsor Podcast on Facebook and Twitter This episode is brought to you by: Libro Credit Union - for banking that fits your life visit libro.ca/mylifehere and Greg Crain's new book, The Parallels of Life: The Game of Hockey. Order yours at parallelsoflife.com

Duration:00:34:13

Episode 42 - Jody Raffoul, Musician

11/20/2018
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This week’s episode features Leamington’s favourite son, Jody Raffoul (website, Facebook) Jody is a popular musician throughout Ontario and Michigan that has opened for Collective Soul, Kid Rock, Nickelback, Joe Cocker, Blues Traveler, Counting Crows, The Allman Brothers Band, Uncle Kracker, Chris Isaak and Bon Jovi. Jody’s newest album 9 Wigle Street is available on November 30. Follow Straight Outta Windsor on Facebook and Twitter This episode is powered by: Libro Credit Union. For...

Duration:00:45:42

Episode 41 - Dartis Willis, Windsor Express Owner, President & CEO

11/13/2018
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The Windsor Express Basketball season tips off on Saturday, November 17th at the WFCU Centre and I wanted to sit down with Express Owner, President & CEO to talk about what lead to him bringing the Express to Windsor, early successes, the challenges they have faced off the court and more. Follow the Windsor Express online at windsorexpress.ca, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram Follow the Straight Outta Windsor Podcast on Facebook and Twitter This show is brought to you by: Libro Credit...

Duration:00:42:37

Episode 40 - Maureen Lucas, Founder of LucasWorks and 100 Women Who Care Windsor

11/6/2018
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This week's episode features Maureen Lucas (Facebook), who is the founder and former President of LucasWorks, Co-Founder of 100 Women Who Care Windsor (Twitter, Facebook), member of the Windsor Rotary Club 1918 (Twitter, Facebook) and the Entrepreneur in Residence at the University of Windsor's EPICentre (Facebook, Twitter) Follow the Straight Outta Windsor Podcast on Twitter and Facebook This episode is brought to you by: Libro Credit Union - visit libro.ca/mylifehere for banking that...

Duration:00:41:45

Episode 39 - Steve Bacic, Actor

10/30/2018
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This week's episode features Hollywood actor, Steve Bacic who grew up in Windsor and left a successful career to establish a new career in Hollywood. With roles including movies such as Good Luck Chuck, X-Men 2, Stargate Continuum and the 6 Day. He has also been featured in TV series such as 21 Jump Street, the X-Files, Highlander, Smallville, Psych and Arrow, he has had a world of experiences. You can follow the Straight Outta Windsor Podcast on both Facebook and Twitter This episode is...

Duration:00:33:45

Episode 38 - Dr. Vincent Georgie, Professor and Executive Director of Windsor International Film Festival

10/23/2018
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Dr. Vincent Georgie (Twitter) is one impressive person. He is the Executive Director and Chief Programmer for the Windsor International Film Festival (Twitter, Instagram), the Director of the University of Windsor's School of Creative Arts, Marketing Professor at the University of Windsor's Odette School of Business and the sponsor/organizer of the Georgie Odette Leadership Symposium (Twitter, Instagram) Windsor International Film Festival online - windsorfilmfestival.com Georgie Odette...

Duration:01:00:08

Episode 37 - Matt Marchand, City of Windsor Mayoral Candidate

10/16/2018
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Part two of our Municpal Election Special features Matt Marchand (Twitter, Instagram, Facebook), who is running for the Mayor of Windsor. We sit down with Matt to learn why he is running, what his background and experiences are and better understand what type of persona and values he has. Municipal elections are October 22nd - make sure you vote! Learn more about Matt online at votemarchand.com Follow the Straight Outta Windsor Podcast on Facebook and Twitter

Duration:00:34:55

Episode 36 - Drew Dilkens, City of Windsor Mayor

10/9/2018
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Part one of our two part election campaign series features the City of Windsor's Mayor, Drew Dilkens (Twitter, Instagram, Facebook) You can read the Mayor's platform at dilkensformayor.ca but on this week's episode I wanted to get to know the man behind the Mayor to learn about his journey and experiences Follow the Straight Outta Windsor Podcast on Facebook and Twitter This episode is powered by Libro Credit Union. Visit libro.ca/mylifehere

Duration:00:40:03

Episode 35 - Chris Oliver, UofW Lancers Men's Basketball Head Coach

10/2/2018
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Chris Oliver (Twitter, Facebook) came to Windsor over 13 Years ago when he took over the University of Windsor Lancers Men's Basketball Team, making an immediate impact winning the Wilson Cup in only his second season, earning the OUA Coach of the Year Award and the OUA Men's Basketball Coach of the Year Award three times. He created Basketball Immersion (Twitter, Instagram, Facebook) to help train and educate other coaches and is a great advocate for our City, recruiting new...

Duration:00:48:42

Episode 34 - Marty Gervais, Author, Poet, Professor and Publisher

9/25/2018
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This week's episode features one of the most successful writers our region has ever seen, Marty Gervais. From over 20 books he has authored to his long running column in the Windsor Star, being named Windsor's first Poet Laureate and even creating his own course in the English Department at the University of Windsor, Marty Gervais is extremely accomplished. Follow Straight Outta Windsor on Facebook and Twitter This show is brought to you by: Libro Credit Union -...

Duration:00:44:54

Episode 33 - Amber Hunter, Transition To Betterness Executive Director

9/18/2018
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This special episode features Amber Hunter, the Executive Director of Transition to Betterness (Twitter, Instagram, Facebook) to discuss her personal experiences, passion for helping people with cancer in our community and the mission of T2B (t2b.ca) Follow Straight Outta Windsor on Facebook and Twitter This episode is brought to you by: Libro Credit Union - libro.ca/mylifehere and Biz X Magazine - bizxmagazine.com

Duration:00:24:34

Episode 32 - Daryl Townsend, former Montreal Alouette

9/11/2018
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This week's episode features former Defensive Back of the CFL's Montreal Alouettes, Daryl Townsend (Instagram, Twitter) who discusses his childhood, life in the CFL, giving back to the community with Windsor's Finest Football Academy (Facebook) and starting the next chapter in his career as a Personal Trainer at Limitless Training. This show is brought to you by Libro Credit Union - for banking that fits your life, visit libro.ca/mylifehere. Don’t forget to vote on the Biz X Awards and...

Duration:00:38:39

Episode 31 - Brad Krewench, CEO of Adopt-A-Vet

9/4/2018
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This week's episode features Brad Krewench, the founder and CEO of Adopt-A-Vet, a local non-rofit organization whose mission is to ensure that no veteran is forgotten in life or in death. Adopt-A-Vet can be found online at adoptavet.ca and on Facebook Straight Outta Windsor can be found on Facebook and Twitter This show is brought to you by: Biz X Magazine - bizxmagazine.com - Facebook and Twitter Libro Credit Union - libro.ca/mylifehere - Facebook and Twitter

Duration:00:26:17

Episode 30 - Jordan Bolt of NJAD, Not Just A Dad Founder and Executive Director

8/28/2018
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Jordan Bolt is the Founder and Executive Director of a group called Not Just A Dad, commonly referred to as NJAD, which started here in Windsor as an online community for fathers but turned into a non-profit organization that has given out tens of thousands of dollars to youth in our community and inspired chapters across Canada all in a matter of months. Follow Not Just A Dad: njad.ca Facebook Follow Straight Outta Windsor: Facebook Twitter

Duration:00:17:32

Episode 29 - Deborah Jones, Biz X Magazine Founder & Publisher

8/21/2018
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This week's episode features Biz X Magazine Founder and Publisher, Deborah Jones on the creation of Biz X, the magazine's mission, entrepreneurship in Windsor and just some of the stories she has seen in her 20+ years publishing the magazine in our community. bizxmagazine.com Facebook Twitter Follow Straight Outta Windsor: Facebook Twitter

Duration:00:19:06

Episode 28 - Mackenzie Siddall, Softball Player

8/14/2018
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In our first father-daughter combination to appear on the show, Mackenzie Siddall (daughter of Dr. Tamara Siddall and Joe Siddall) shares her inspirational story of being born with one hand, yet going on to successfull hockey and softball careers, including captaining the University of BC Softball team. Follow Mackenzie on Instagram Follow Straight Outta Windsor on Facebook and Twitter

Duration:00:13:05

Episode 27 - Angus MacInnes, actor - Star Wars, Strange Brew, Vikings and more

8/7/2018
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This is an episode I was really looking forward to! Angus MacInnes is an actor from Windsor, who moved to the United Kingdom to attend theatre school after graduating from the University of Windsor who has worked on movies such as Star Wars, Strange Brew, Hellraiser II, Superman II, Atlantic City and the Vikings tv series. I caught up with Angus over the phone from his home in Scotland. You can follow Angus on Facebook And follow the show on Facebook and Twitter

Duration:00:22:11