March 31st, 2018 | 58 mins 17 secs
adventure, aviation, careers, dream job, interview, wingwalking
Imagine climbing up and out of the cockpit of a Stearman biplane into the hurricane propwash. You then climb up and onto the top wing, secured only by a small metal frame. Then imagine that once you're there, the experience is so transformative you decide then and there that's what you want to do for the rest of your life. Unlikely? Well, it's just the beginning of the story of Carol Pilon's life.
December 14th, 2017 | 1 hr 2 mins
When Dr. Eve Crane was just five years old, her father became gravely ill with what was eventually diagnosed as an aggressive form of multiple sclerosis. It eventually rendered him a quadriplegic and tragically led to his early passing. It was during this period Eve made up her mind that she was going to grow up and dedicate her life to finding a cure for her father’s illness. Hear her tell her amazing story.
August 30th, 2017 | 1 hr 4 mins
adventure, amundsen-scott, antarctic, arctic, aviation, borek, exploration, south pole
Sean Loutitt was the chief pilot of the first and second rescue flights to the South Pole in the middle of the Antarctic winter. It was a feat which had never been accomplished previously and was urgently required to save the lives of desperately ill members of the Amundsen-Scott South Pole staff. Sean tells this and other stories of a life flying at high latitudes and low temperatures on episode 013 of The WorkNotWork Show.
August 16th, 2017 | 1 hr 19 mins
cafe, coffee, coffee roasting, dream job, entrepreneur, espresso
Love coffee? Love hanging out in your local coffee joint? Ever thought of starting your own? Or just interested in a great story? In any of these cases you will not want to miss this ride through the life of our guest, Sebastian Sztabzyb on episode 12 of The WorkNotWork Show.
July 6th, 2017 | 50 mins 40 secs
dream job, educator, filmmaker, storyteller
Our guest on this, our eleventh episode, is Calgary, Canada-based storyteller, filmmaker and educator Gary Burns. We talk with Gary about his films in the context of his strong opinions about urban planning, the built environment and modern society.
June 6th, 2017 | 59 mins 40 secs
artist, brodie bikes, educator, fabricator, mountain bike, paul brodie
Our next guest on our tenth episode is the legendary Paul Brodie of Brodie Bikes and more recently Flashback Fabrications. We sat down with Paul an extended discussion at his shop in Langley, British Columbia.
April 11th, 2017 | 58 mins 36 secs
airforce, aviation, interview, pilot, rcaf, snowbirds
Rob 'Scratch' Mitchell was born into a flying family, and would go on to become a third generation fighter pilot. He would also go on to become a CF-18 demonstrator pilot and did two tours with the Canadian Snowbirds precision aerobatic team. But that wasn't all: after 20 years in the Royal Canadian Airforce, Scratch Mitchell gave it up for a career in acting, producing and directing for television and movies.
March 8th, 2017 | 1 hr 1 min
dream job, filmmaker, interview, podcast, worknotwork
Tamir Moscovici is one of the premier filmmakers working today. He has a signature, highly sought-after visual style that is instantly identifiable in his work. Starting in 1995, he has worked his way through virtually every aspect of his art which includes music videos, commercials, longer form branded content and documentary films.
February 3rd, 2017 | 54 mins 20 secs
interview, medicine, research, science, stem cells
Dr. Sean Morrison is the Director of the Children's Medical Research Institute of Dallas, Texas. In this role, he is on the leading edge of the fight against cancer using stem cells. The Institute looks for breakthroughs that change scientific fields and yield new strategies for treating disease and is also a leader in tightly integrating scientific research with clinical work with patients.
January 19th, 2017 | 1 hr 17 mins
actor, dream job, interview, podcast, worknotwork
You may know him as Ned, The Orkin Man, but that’s just the beginning and only a small part of the story. Wayne Thomas Yorke is a veteran of movies and the stage, a star of hit television series and has appeared in over 150 TV commercials. Most of all, Wayne's story is a story of following his dreams to Hollywood and making it.