We Do Not Expect Perfection

On this episode, we explore gender equity in the workplace and the perceptions & misconceptions about women as workers. First we talk to customer experience expert and author Tema Frank about finding Canada’s best employers for women and what has changed in the last 20 years. Then we hear from Clea Glasenapp, a pre-apprentice preparing for a job in carpentry about her thoughts on how women in the trades are viewed.

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The Face Of Masculinity

On this episode, we peel away the veneer of masculinity and explore what lies underneath. We hear excerpts from a panel discussion at a screening of Jennifer Siebel Newsom’s documentary The Mask You Live In. We then hear some reactions to the film, touching on why toxic masculinity is a mental health concern and how masculinity is interpreted by gay, bisexual, queer, and trans men.

Art Is Responsibility

On this episode, we explore the ethical responsibilities of being an artist and an educator. First we hear from Christine Sokaymoh Frederick about becoming the Citadel Theatre’s first Indigenous Associate artist. Then we talk to The Maggie Tree about their upcoming production of 9 Parts Of Desire. And finally we chat with Rachel Carr about a rural Albertan school’s problematic take on “Women’s Studies.”