Ep8: David Suzuki Foundation – Blue Dot Campaign
From amending the Charter of Rights and Freedoms to the importance of fresh drinking water for all indigenous communities across Canada, Elizabeth Sarjeant from the David Suzuki Foundation joins Adam and Steven to chat about its Blue Dot Campaign. You can follow Adam on social: Twitter, Facebook, & Instagram And Steven @StevenHobe on Twitter. This podcast is brought to you by the Toronto-Centre Greens. If you’d like to learn more please visit tocentregreens.org. Steven Hobé, Executive...
Ep7: The State Of Our Democracy – David Moscrop
Democratic theorist and political commentator, David Moscrop shares his views on the state of our democracy. David is also an author, with his first book coming out in March entitled, “Too Dumb for Democracy?”. He is a contributing columnist for the Washington Post, while also providing political commentary on television and radio, covering Canadian and American politics. You can follow David on Twitter @David_Moscrop You can also follow Adam on social: Twitter, Facebook, & Instagram And...
Ep6: In discussion with Abhijeet Manay, GPO Deputy Leader
Join Adam & Steven for this Holiday Special Edition of Democracy365. Our guest this month is Abhijeet Manay who ran for MPP in Mississauga, and was also recently elected Deputy Leader for the Green Party of Ontario. Abhijeet has an interesting road to joining the Greens, having become disillusioned with politics when he used to volunteer and work for one of the big three parties. As he puts it, the more Greens he’s met, the more proud he feels to call himself one because of the...
Ep5: The University Campus As Living Lab
From the innovation of the University of Toronto to how we can normalize sustainability in the minds of the populace. Join Adam and Steven for a fascinating discussion with Professor John Robinson from U of T. Professor Robinson teaches at the Monk School of Global Affairs and School of the Environment at the University of Toronto; as well as being the first ever Presidential Advisor and Chair of Committee on the Environment, Climate Change, and Sustainability at U of T. If you’d like to...
Ep4: Harnessing The Power Of Broadcast Media
Join Adam and Steven with special guest Adonis Huggins, Executive Director of Regent Park Focus Youth Media Arts Centre. Regent Park Focus was established in 1990 to counter negative stereotypes about the Regent Park community and provide interventions to high risk youth living in the area. Today it serves as a community learning centre for new media, digital arts, and radio & television broadcasting, providing a community facility dedicated to the training and mentorship of young people...
Ep3: Mental health in Ontario: Where do we go from here?
Join Adam and Steven for an exploration of Ontario’s mental health and addictions initiatives, with Policy Analyst for the Ministry of Health and Long-term Care, Matt Casselman. Will Doug Ford’s attitudes toward mental health help or hinder the progress currently being made in our province? Matt is also a long-time volunteer of the Green Party of Ontario, having begun with the party at age 11 in 2004. Get the insider’s look at what drew him to support Green and what’s important for the...
Ep2: Exploring Green & The Doug Ford Shock Doctrine
What's Premier Doug Ford been up to in his first month or so in office? How does his shock doctrine approach to politics effect the Green movement in Ontario? Co-hosts Steven Hobé & Adam Sommerfeld are joined in studio by Tim Grant who ran in the University-Rosedale riding for the Green Party of Ontario. A former teacher, and among other things, Tim has been publishing Green Teacher Magazine for the past 25 years. You can also follow Adam on social: Twitter, Facebook, & Instagram This is...
Ep1: Meet Adam & Steven
Join Adam Sommerfeld, former Green Party candidate for Toronto-Centre, alongside co-host Steven Hobé, for this pilot episode, chatting about all things Green. We want to keep the debate alive beyond Ontario's recent election. This is a chance to chat with folks involved in the Green movement, both here locally and around the globe. This is an initiative of the Toronto-Centre Greens.