The Advocate Podcast – Stories from Kawartha Lakes
Episode #7 - Landfills reopen - and Cuppy’s happy! Home hair care and gardening. Heaps of Music part 2. California dreaming – from Lindsay.

Episode #7 - Landfills reopen - and Cuppy’s happy! Home hair care and gardening. Heaps of Music part 2. California dreaming – from Lindsay.

May 14, 2020

Area landfills re-opened this week – but with conditions. Still, Cuppy is pumped, so he held a news conference. Great time to try gardening, eh! Home hair care? Uh, maybe. They’re now called Heaps – same fellas, still producing great music. A young woman watches a pandemic’s effects on her U.S. home – from Lindsay.

Episode #6 - Food Source challenges. Small business blitz inspections. On-line board game primer. Dog Days of pandemic. Win-some-comedy!

Episode #6 - Food Source challenges. Small business blitz inspections. On-line board game primer. Dog Days of pandemic. Win-some-comedy!

April 29, 2020

The KLFS got an $11,000 boost - good news for people like Heather. Jason Ward, of Wards Lawyers, explains government’s inspection blitz of local businesses. Julie Corlett knows dogs – and how to make their lives better when isolated with their owners. Jonah Grignon gets personal ‘bout board games with buddies – when played online. And some listener’s gonna win a CD!

EPISODE #5 - Hunting philosophy. Lindsay’s hip hop maestro. Interview with a cup. Word power entry.

EPISODE #5 - Hunting philosophy. Lindsay’s hip hop maestro. Interview with a cup. Word power entry.

April 13, 2020

Matthew Robbins hunts for food - and reflection. Host Denis hates seeing discarded styrofoam cups on his road. So, he interviewed one. A cup, that is. Luis Segara creates great food wraps and great hip hop. Meet The Advocate’s new municipal affairs writer, Kirk Winter.

EPISODE #4 - Downeyville Hall. Home schooling. Mental health at home. Maple syrup. Fun top 5.

EPISODE #4 - Downeyville Hall. Home schooling. Mental health at home. Maple syrup. Fun top 5.

March 29, 2020

Downeyville do-ers like Mary Connell and Karen Cook transformed their hall – while maintaining its history. A long-time Little Britain area home schooler offers tips. The CMHA’s Jack Veitch with self isolation self care. A top 5 that should make you smile. And maple syrup is a flowin’.

SPECIAL EPISODE. How Covid-19 is affecting us on a personal level.

SPECIAL EPISODE. How Covid-19 is affecting us on a personal level.

March 19, 2020

Host Denis Grignon speaks to a freelance musician, a church minister, a pizza place owner and a woman and daughter in self-isolation. And the RMH moves its Covid-19 testing area to the Lindsay Fair Grounds.

EPISODE #3 - Wards labour lawyer weighs in on Covid-19. Taste of India. Hand-held Chickadees. Artemis music.

EPISODE #3 - Wards labour lawyer weighs in on Covid-19. Taste of India. Hand-held Chickadees. Artemis music.

March 14, 2020

How could Covid-19 affect the workplace? Wards lawyer Calvin Chan says it depends. People, are flocking to feed Ken Reid’s chickadees – from their hands. Denis drops in on a Taste of India for more than just great food. Artemis Chartier – and her music – settles into her new community.  

EPISODE #2 - Cost-conscious cooking at APCH, winter mosquitoes, lessons on loonie auctioneering and Heaps of music.

EPISODE #2 - Cost-conscious cooking at APCH, winter mosquitoes, lessons on loonie auctioneering and Heaps of music.

February 27, 2020

Glenda Morris shows host Denis Grignon that you need more than a chef’s touch to prepare meals at a homeless shelter. Lindsay-based band The Kents become Heaps. Doug Pearson is a loonie auctioneer like no other.

EPISODE #1 - Downtown reconstruction, Trivial matters, and on the road with Community Care volunteer Mike Puffer

EPISODE #1 - Downtown reconstruction, Trivial matters, and on the road with Community Care volunteer Mike Puffer

February 12, 2020

Host and producer Denis Grignon attends his town`s BIA meeting where merchants don’t seem too concerned about looming construction to their main street.