• Episode 39: The Whitecaps

    This week, we’re talking about how The Vancouver Whitecaps FC gives back to community by addressing social issues.  Nicola speaks with Tosaint Ricketts, a former professional soccer player, eMLS athlete, […]

  • Episode 38: Trans in Canada

    This week, we’re talking about social shifts in how trans people are and have been viewed and treated in Canada. Nicola speaks with Rowan Jetté Knox abut his experiences as […]

  • Episode 37: Alternative Media

    This week, we’re talking about ‘Alternative Media’ and the ethics surrounding that, with Mo Amir of This is VANCOLOUR & Ian Bushfield of Politicoast. 

 This is Episode 37 (S2 […]

  • Episode 36: Ribbon Community

    This week, Sarah Chown of Ribbon Community (formerly known as AIDS Vancouver) joins the podcast. We discuss the history of HIV and the organization, their recent name change, and the […]

  • Episode 35: Project AIM

    This week, Miel Bernstein of Project AIM joins the podcast. We discuss their work to make menstrual and incontinence products available to everyone who needs them.  This is Episode 35 […]

  • Episode 34: HIM

    This week, Aaron Purdie, the Executive Director of Health Initiative for Men (HIM), joins the podcast. While HIM primarily focuses on the health and wellbeing of men, they are all […]

  • Episode 33: Women in Trades

    This week Nicole Wiet joins the podcast, to discuss women in the trades – the good and the bad. Our host, Nicola Spurling is also a woman in the trades, […]

  • Episode 32: Steven Ngo

    This week Steven Ngo joins the podcast, to discuss anti-Asian hate, anxiety and depression, racist laws, fatherhood, police, technology, and so much more. It’s a whirlwind in the best was […]

  • Episode 31: Forbidden Vancouver

    This week we’re learning about Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours. How did they come to be? What is their goal? Why is it important to remember history? What motivates its founder, […]

  • Episode 30: Live Educate Transform Society (LET’S)

    How does Live Educate Transform Society (LET’S) help advocate for and create more accessible spaces? Health McCain explains.  This is Episode 30 (S2 E5) of A Social Justice Podcast, brought […]


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