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Episode 37 - Matt Marchand, City of Windsor Mayoral Candidate

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 Follow the Straight Outta Windsor Podcast on Facebook and Twitter


Episode 36 - Drew Dilkens, City of Windsor Mayor

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 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


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

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...


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

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 -...


Episode 33 - Amber Hunter, Transition To Betterness Executive Director

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 ( Follow Straight Outta Windsor on Facebook and Twitter This episode is brought to you by: Libro Credit Union - and Biz X Magazine -


Episode 32 - Daryl Townsend, former Montreal Alouette

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 Don’t forget to vote on the Biz X Awards and...


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

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 and on Facebook Straight Outta Windsor can be found on Facebook and Twitter This show is brought to you by: Biz X Magazine - - Facebook and Twitter Libro Credit Union - - Facebook and Twitter


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

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: Facebook Follow Straight Outta Windsor: Facebook Twitter


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

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. Facebook Twitter Follow Straight Outta Windsor: Facebook Twitter


Episode 28 - Mackenzie Siddall, Softball Player

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


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

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


Episode 26 - Ken Lewenza Sr., Former National President of the CAW

This week's episode features Ken Lewenza Sr. who shares his story of going from a high school drop out to working the line at Chrysler, to becoming the leader of the Local 444 to eventually becoming the National President of the CAW Follow the show on Twitter @thatwindsorshow and on Facebook at Straight Outta Windsor


Episode 25 - Emmanuelle Zeesman, Broadway Actress, Singer and Dancer

This week's episode features Emmanuelle Zeesman, who is a Broadway actress, singer and dancer that has performed on shows such as Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Wizard of Oz, That Golden Girls Show!, Guys and Dolls and many more. Follow Emmanuelle at:, on Twitter @EZeesman Check out Finding Neverland The Musical National Tour at Follow Straight Outta Windsor on Twitter @thatwindsorshow and Facebook at Straight Outta Windsor


Danielle Chevalier, Co-Owner of Urban Surf and AxFit

We have a great entrepreneurial story this week with Danielle Chevalier, who is the co-founder of both Urban Surf Co. and AxFit who shares the story of how she took chances, put herself out there, wasn't afraid to fail and building her brands with a vision. Danielle is very active all over social media between both companies and you can follow Urban Surf online at, on Instagram or Facebook. Check out AxFit at, Instagram, Facebook and YouTube You can follow the...


The Autumn Kings

On this week's episode of the podcast I sit down with Jake, Joe and Tibor of the Autumn Kings, a young band from LaSalle who have already toured across Canada, released their debut album and created an impressive following of fans from around the world. Follow the Autumn Kings: Youtube - Autumn Kings Instagram - @autumnkingsband Twitter - @autumnkingsband Snapchat - @autumnkingsband Facebook - Autumn Kings Band Follow Straight Outta Windsor: Facebook - Straight...


David Finch, Comic Book Artist

David Finch is a local artist that went from being a high school dropout to a world famous and beloved comic book artist that remains in Windsor, working from his home studio on comic books such as Wonder Woman, Batman, Avengers and X-Men among many others. Facebook: David Finch Artist Straight Outta Windsor: Facebook: Straight Outta Windsor Twitter: @thatwindsorshow


Dr. Andrea Steen, Olympian Turned Doctor

Dr. Andrea Steen graduated from St. Clair College and the University of Windsor before completing her Masters at Waterloo and Medical School at McMaster. She was a track and field athlete that broke the national record in hurdles before representing Canada at the 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles. After completing medical school, Dr. Steen opened her family practice here in Windsor that she still runs today as well maintaning a leadership role as the Vice President of Medical Affairs and Quality...


Jen Oliver, FitMama Global

Jen Oliver is a coach, trainer, Tedx speaker, authour and podcaster...this girl does it all! As the founder of FitMama Global, Jen is helping people reach their fitness, personal and professional goals around the world from right here in Windsor and she shares her story and journey this week. Follow Jen: Twitter: @kaizenwithjen Facebook: FitMama Global Follow Straight Outta Windsor: Twitter: @thatwindsorshow Facebook: Straight Outta Windsor


Mike Kakuk of The Morning Drive on AM800

Mike Kakuk has been in radio for 24 years and co-host of The Morning Drive with Lisa Williams and Steve Bell for over 15 years! He is a local guy that always wanted to be in broadcasting and built his career right here in Windsor! Follow Mike on Twitter @mikekakuk or @mikelisa800 Learn more about Golden Rescue at Follow Straight Outta Windsor on Facebook at Straight Outta Windsor and on Twitter @thatwindsorshow


Corbin Watson, Team Canada Goalie and 2x Paralympic Medalist

Corbin Watson is someone that beat the odds. He went from being in a terrible accident to becoming an amputee, discovering the sport of sledge hockey, to a chance opportunity to be on the ice with the National sledge hockey team, to being named starting goalie for Team Canada at two Paralympic games in a matter of a few years! Follow Corbin on Twitter @CorbinWatson30 and on Facebook at Corbin Watson Follow Straight Outta Windsor on Twitter @thatwindsorshow and on Facebook at Straight Outta...