Shattering Glass Ceilings, Picture Perfect Weddings, Proudly Indigenous and Love is Warm

What She Said / Candace Sampson

Friday, March 10th, 2023 - 53 minutes

Having female role models in different fields and positions of power can increase representation and diversity. When women see other women in leadership roles, they are more likely to believe that they too can achieve those positions. This is why I’m so pleased to have Senator Gigi Osler join me today to discuss her new role in Canada’s senate, and how she is managing her other roles as and internationally renowned surgeon and assistant professor.

Wedding season is here, and finding the perfect venue is top of mind for many would be brides and grooms. Thankfully Angela Risi from The Doctor’s House, one of Canada’s top wedding venues, is here to share her top tips on choosing the perfect location for your wedding day.

Anne Brodie is in and we jump right into Season 3 of Ted Lasso, which we’re both thrilled to see the return of, plus a look at the sweet comedy-drama I Like Movies based on the experiences of filmmaker Chandler Levack who worked at Blockbuster and

Cheryl Fennell and April Allen join me to share details about Proudly Indigenous Crafts and Designs, a trusted and secure e-commerce platform that celebrates and showcases Canadian Indigenous fashion designers and artists that create authentic, high-quality, hand-crafted seal fur and leather products, such as accessories, footwear, clothing and home décor.

At a time when corporate greed is running amok, it’s nice to know that socially conscious businesses that give back to their communities still exist. That’s why I know you’ll want to hear more about Love is Warm, the first socially conscious winter coat company. Founder Jordan Britton joins me to share more about this company that provides one coat to a Canadian in need for every coat purchased.

Finally, we’re closing out this week’s show with Surrey BC native Alexis Lynn, an Indigenous singer-songwriter who crafts deceptively sweet pop anthems that never shy away from her ethos of honesty and empowerment. She is here to discuss her latest album and share the single Something to Prove with us.

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