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Canada

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The Wrench is an Ottawa-based street-newspaper. Our content will focus on street involved people and homelessness as it pertains to the city of Ottawa.

Language:

English


Episodes

Announcements, updates, and The Wrench's origin story

4/28/2017
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I go over a few announcements and updates since the last podcast, and I answer the questions most commonly asked of me. Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/TheWrenchOttawa Original web post with financial graphics: http://wp.me/p81mj3-gG

Duration: 00:31:16


Interview with Green Party Candidate, Nira Dookeran

3/30/2017
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I sat down with Nira Dookeran who is running for MP in the recently vacant Ottawa-Vanier riding. I asked her about the loaded platform they have and we briefly discussed certain policy issues. Listen to the end if you're interested in philosophy, because we also dabbled in that. Our website: http://www.ottawawrench.ca facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheWrenchOttawa/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheWrenchOttawa Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/TheWrenchOttawa Music:...

Duration: 00:21:57


Christina Wilson, Independent Candidate for Ottawa-Vanier MP riding

3/17/2017
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An interview I had with Christina Wilson, an independent candidate for the Ottawa-Vanier federal riding. We discussed her platform and how it would affect those who are street involved in the city and country. Find her facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/Christina-Wilson-for-Member-of-Parliament-Vanier-Byward-Market-Rockcliffe-1749511222045370/?hc_ref=SEARCH The website will be up soon You can find our website here: http://www.ottawawrench.ca Our Patreon is here:...

Duration: 00:27:16


Joe Roberts, "Skid Row CEO", Pushing for Change

3/14/2017
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On this episode I did a phone-in interview with Joe Roberts who is currently in Thunder Bay, running from Newfoundland to B.C. to raise intrigue about homelessness, especially youth homelessness. Joe himself has lived experience being street involved and homeless, but he turned his life around with help from family and a certain police officer. He went on to become an entrepreneur, author and public speaker. Now he's focused on the push for change. Donate to our Patreon here:...

Duration: 00:23:27


Danielle and Darlene discuss homelessness, transitioning to female, and more.

3/1/2017
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Joey, Danielle and Darlene sit down for an interview focusing on Danielle's individual experiences being homeless in several cities, and her experience transition to female. To read her earlier piece go to http://ottawawrench.ca/transitioning-into-a-butterfly/ To donate to our patreon got to https://www.patreon.com/TheWrenchOttawa

Duration: 00:26:11


Full, unedited Interview for CHUO as part of the Homelessness Marathon 2017

2/28/2017
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Part of a 24 hour marathon broadcast across the country about homelessness. This audio clip includes an interview with the folks at St Luke's Table who have created their own newsletter called Table Scraps, and then an interview with John Shelderick and Joey Clavette, respectively chief editor and founder of The Wrench in Ottawa.

Duration: 01:00:46


First interview with CHUO (December)

2/8/2017
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First interview with CHUO (December) by Ottawa Wrench

Duration: 00:16:28