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Between Two Flags

United Nations Association in Canada

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Between Two Flags is a podcast created and run by the United Nations Association in Canada – a charitable organization based in Ottawa with a long history of civil society engagement. Episodes feature discussions with diverse innovators and stakeholders sharing how their organizations and collectives are working towards creating an equal and sustainable Canada, as well as what Canada has to offer to the world. This is a bilingual podcast with episodes in both English and French.
 
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Coalition Canadienne pour l’agenda Jeunes, Paix et Sécurité https://www.canadayps.org/who-we-are ACNU Site web de l'ACNU: https://www.unac.org/ Instagram: @UNACanada, @generationsdg_odd Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UNACanada1945 Twitter: @UNACanada LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/united-nations-association-in-canada/ YouTube: https…
 
Episode Notes Canadian Coalition for Youth Peace and Security https://www.canadayps.org/who-we-are UNA-Canada Website: https://www.unac.org/ Instagram: @UNACanada, @generationsdg_odd Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UNACanada1945 Twitter: @UNACanada LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/united-nations-association-in-canada/ YouTube: https://…
 
NATO Association in Canada https://natoassociation.ca/ NATÔ Canada Podcast Show Link: https://open.spotify.com/show/3iSvLgoD9BPxWNWeWV1n1L?si=7Mw2h7elTgy5-ajI4KNhAw&dl_branch=1 Episode Link: https://open.spotify.com/episode/2vcxAFdVPJdvDYkVvfkCiV?si=IVEUysbVTheF3MZxyj60hw&dl_branch=1 UNA-Canada Website: https://www.unac.org/ Instagram: @UNACanada F…
 
The Low Waste Project Instagram: the.low.waste.project Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/the.low.waste.project The Star of Life Project Instagram: @staroflife_project Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thestaroflifeproject UNA-Canada Website: https://www.unac.org/ Instagram: @UNACanada Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UNACanada1945 Twitter: @UNA…
 
Dans cet épisode du balado Entre deux Drapeaux, notre animatrice Noémie a invité deux membres du programme Génération ODD: Ousmane, mentor, et Karyl, ambassadrice. Ils discutent de l'accueil des migrants et des moyens pour lutter contre le racisme, deux enjeux cruciaux à l'heure qu'il est.By United Nations Association in Canada
 
Dans ce premier épisode d'Entre deux drapeaux - La série des ODD, notre agente de liaison communautaire Noémie Albert rencontre Alysha Pierre, ambassadrice des ODD et Fabien Despeyroux, mentor. Tous les trois membres du projet Génération ODD, un programme de l'Association Canadienne des Nations Unies, ils discutent du rôle que les jeunes ont dans l…
 
Sponsored by the IAFF Financial Corporation | www.iaff-fc.com In the early 1900’s in the coal fields of southern West Virginia, miners faced desperate circumstances. Below ground they withstood some of the worst working conditions in America. Above ground they dealt with brutal mine guards and a mine guard system that controlled the politics and ec…
 
Sponsored by the IAFF Financial Corporation | www.iaff-fc.com North Carolina is a tough environment for labor unions. Collective bargaining is banned in the state constitution. Charlotte Local 660 President Tom Brewer sits down with Mark and Doug to discuss the issues the local is up against, how he navigates this environment while still providing …
 
Sponsored by the IAFF Financial Corporation | www.iaff-fc.com In 1978, fire fighters in Memphis were one of several groups of fire fighters across the country to go on strike in protest of the way they were being treated by their cities. IAFF 14th District Vice President Danny Todd and Memphis Fire Fighters Local 1784 President Thomas Malone tell t…
 
Sponsored by the IAFF Financial Corporation | www.iaff-fc.com Dr. Aisha Rivera from Johns Hopkins University and Racquel Segall from the IAFF’s Health and Safety Department discuss the science around cancer in the fire service, research projects the IAFF is involved with, prevention best practices and how the IAFF can assist departments with cancer…
 
Sponsored by the IAFF Financial Corporation | www.iaff-fc.com In this episode, Mark and Doug talk with Garland, TX Local 1293 President Bill Crews and Fire Chief Mark Lee about the benefits of having a positive labor/management relationship in place to strengthen cancer prevention efforts and take care of members when they are diagnosed. Visit the …
 
Sponsored by the IAFF Financial Corporation | www.iaff-fc.com Mark and Doug are joined by Bryan Frieders, president of the Firefighter Cancer Support Network (FCSN), to discuss the organization's rise and structure, its mission to keep fire fighters safe, its alliance with the IAFF, and the resources it provides in support of fire fighters who have…
 
Sponsored by the IAFF Financial Corporation | www.iaff-fc.com For the first week in the Fire Fighter Cancer Awareness Month podcast series, Doug and Mark are joined by Dr. Kenny Fent and Dr. Miriam Siegel from NIOSH to discuss the National Firefighter Registry (NFR). Listen along to better understand what the NFR is, the legislative efforts behind …
 
Sponsored by the IAFF Financial Corporation | www.iaff-fc.com In September of 2020, massive wildfires raced through Oregon and left many communities in ruins. Oregon State Fire Fighters Council President Karl Koenig and members of his leadership team join the show to discuss the severity of the fires, the State Council and IAFF response to support …
 
Sponsored by the IAFF Financial Corporation | www.iaff-fc.com Tensions in Atlanta have been running high since the George Floyd incident gripped our nation several months ago. During this time, Atlanta Fire Fighters have faced many challenges. From rocks thrown at fire engines to ballistic gear being issued to members, the fire fighters that protec…
 
Sponsored by the IAFF Financial Corporation | www.iaff-fc.com The International Association of Fire Fighters and the Muscular Dystrophy Association enjoy a partnership that has lasted for 66 years. Over this time, the IAFF has raised over $670 million for MDA. IAFF/MDA National Coordinator Roger Lopez joins the IAFF Podcast to discuss the relations…
 
Sponsored by the IAFF Financial Corporation | www.iaff-fc.com Jim Ridley, IAFF Assistant to the General President for Education and Human Relations, and Robert Sanchez, President of the New Mexico Professional Fire Fighters Association, engage in a frank discussion about racism they have encountered coming up in the fire service, the steps leaders …
 
Sponsored by the IAFF Financial Corporation | www.iaff-fc.com Our latest episode features Rick Swan, a 33 year veteran of CAL FIRE who now serves as the IAFF Director of Health and Safety Services. In his duties, Rick oversees the implementation of the IAFF's new Wildland fire training program and advocates for better safety initiatives for fire fi…
 
Sponsored by the IAFF Financial Corporation | www.iaff-fc.com Montgomery County (MD) Fire and Rescue Captain and IAFF Local 1664 member Larry Lofland joins the show to discuss his vicious battle with COVID-19, what he actually remembers from it, and how it affected his family. Also joining the show is Montgomery County Career Fire Fighters IAFF Loc…
 
Sponsored by the IAFF Financial Corporation | www.iaff-fc.com A powerful discussion about the May 16th explosion in a downtown Los Angeles pot shop that injured 12 LAFD/Local 112 members. Captain Scott Barkley and Fire Apparatus Operator Ian Soriano walk through us through the incident, the injuries they sustained and their road to eventual recover…
 
Sponsored by the IAFF Financial Corporation | www.iaff-fc.com The National Hurricane Center (NHC) plays a crucial role in hurricane forecasting. NHC Hurricane Specialist Andy Latto joins the IAFF Podcast to discuss the great things being done in storm forecasting and what listeners can do to be better prepared as a hurricane approaches.…
 
Sponsored by the IAFF Financial Corporation | www.iaff-fc.com Mark and Doug discuss what the IAFF has done to communicate to its membership during COVID-19, what IAFF locals should be doing to strengthen their internal communications, and tips for how to message your role to local media.By International Association of Fire Fighters
 
Sponsored by the IAFF Financial Corporation | www.iaff-fc.com Mark and Doug discuss the resources available on the state and federal level as COVID-19 spreads. Guests include Elizabeth Del Re, IAFF Assistant to the General President for Grants & HazMat Training and Dave Lang, IAFF Assistant to the General President for Policy & Governmental Affairs…
 
We had the pleasure of sitting down with Derrick Meyer who kindly shared his perspectives on the planet's e-waste crisis. This discussion allowed us to learn how Derrick's work with Digital Link and Power Up The Planet contributes to addressing this issue.Before delving into the world of IT, Derrick Meyer graduated with a psychology degree from the…
 
We had the pleasure of sitting down with Dave Harder and Thomas Cumberbatch who kindly shared their perspectives on some of the sustainable development goals (SDGs), which includes SDG 11 (Sustainable cities and communities). This discussion allowed us to learn how Dave’s and Thomas’s work with Good City People contribute to making communities safe…
 
United Nations Association in Canada has the opportunity to learn more about the meaningful work that Zoo Share, North America’s first zoo biogas plant, does in transforming organic waste into fertilizer and renewable power for the Ontario grid from Daniel.Daniel is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) who spent the first five years of his career as…
 
Depuis 32 ans, Monsieur Clermont a participé à la mise sur pied et à la réalisation de plusieurs projets majeurs et innovants dans le secteur du développement durable, au Canada et ailleurs dans le monde. En parallèle à ces projets, il a réalisé divers mandats, pour le Secrétariat de la Convention de Bâle (Programme des Nations Unies en Environneme…
 
UNA-Canada had a very informative discussion with Simron, Associate Professor and Associate Dean of Graduate Studies (Faculty of Environment) at the University of Waterloo. His research draws on the concepts of social metabolism and environmental justice to study society-nature interactions.Simron has played lead roles in several EU projects relate…
 
In today’s unpredictable economy with new competitors entering the market, it is important to position yourself in a way that allows you to stand out from others. In the pursuit of a satisfying and rewarding career, it is important to not only define theoretical precepts of career development in developing a theoretical framework but it is imperati…
 
Part 2In today’s unpredictable economy with new competitors entering the market, it is important to position yourself in a way that allows you to stand out from others. In the pursuit of a satisfying and rewarding career, it is important to not only define theoretical precepts of career development in developing a theoretical framework but it is im…
 
Nesh Pillay is the founder of Press Pillay, a socially-conscious digital communications agency that partners exclusively with brands that integrate social responsibility into their core values. Nowadays, these brands often have sustainability on the brain and Nesh's team works with them to tackle the unique PR predicament they find themselves in. I…
 
A great discussion with John Parkins, professor in the Department of Resource Economics and Environmental Sociology at the University of Alberta. His research addresses rural community development, public engagement in resource management and environmental governance.We discussed renewable energy development with attention to community impacts and …
 
A discussion with the Director of Harvard's Center for International Development and Professor of the Practice of Economic Development at the Kennedy School of GovernmentWe spoke about his research and his insights on development policies, looking at binding constraints, political ecology, and creation of the World Economic Forum Gender Gap Index.I…
 
We had a very informative discussion with Natalie Irwin, Manager of Partner Experience at EfficiencyOne, the franchise holder that operates Efficiency Nova Scotia for the province.Natalie joined Efficiency Nova Scotia in early 2012 where she’s held various positions in marketing and project management. Her role as a connector brings people together…
 
UNA-Canada had the unique opportunity to meet the Federal Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development (CESD), Julie Gelfand and Performance Audit Principal, Kimberly Leach. The CESD provides parliamentarians with objective, independent analysis and recommendations on the federal government’s efforts to protect the environment and fo…
 
We had an interesting discussion with Mike Winterfield, Founder and CEO of Active Impact Investments, and Imran Jiwa, Director of Finance at Active Impact Investments on their work in the field of impact investments. Learn more about Socially Responsible Investing (SRI) and the important work been funded by firms such as Active Impact Investments.I…
 
We had a wonderful discussion with Stefan Apfalter from the Independent Evaluations Group at the World Bank. Since joining the World Bank Group’s IEG in 2009, Stefan has managed an evaluations program across a wide range of sectors and topics. His area of interest is where regulatory frameworks can help leveraging the private sector in contributing…
 
UNA-Canada interviewed Dr. Peter Berry who has conducted research in several areas related to climate change including health risks to Canadians, adaptive capacity, health vulnerability assessment and communicating climate change risks to the public.He is currently a Senior Policy Analyst and Science Advisor to the Director at the Climate Change an…
 
The conversation we had with Jessica Cadesky was absolutely wonderful and very informative. Alum of the International Development & Diplomacy Internship Programme (IDDIP), Jessica is a humanitarian aid worker - who has worked with the United Nations, the Red Cross Red Crescent Movement, international and local non-governmental organizations.A gende…
 
This week we spoke with Councillor Michael Qaqish, who was first elected to office as Councillor for Ward 22 - Gloucester-South Nepean in the 2014 Ottawa Municipal Elections. We talked about his time as a councillor, what currently is on the Environmental Committee of Ottawa's agenda, and for some advice to our listeners who may aspire to become po…
 
We had an incredible discussion with Valerie, a native of France who spent many years in Germany before immigrating to Canada in 2003. After a career in Business, she became a high school teacher with the OCDSB in 2008. Two years ago, she started adopting a zero waste lifestyle and identified a need for a grocery store that would be designed and co…
 
This week, we spoke with David McInnes, Principal of DMci Strategies, Strategic Advisor to Canada's Agri-Food System, and Former President & CEO of Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute (CAPI) about the importance of Canadian businesses adopting sustainable practices as well as what Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Canada can target and work on t…
 
UNA-Canada interviews Coty C. Zachariah, the first Afro-Indigenous student to be elected National Chairperson for the Canadian Federation of Students, as well as our first Green Corps alum to be invited on the show! We talked about tips and tricks for young Canadians that are about to enter or are transitioning in their career paths, as well as the…
 
Having pioneered the bridging of psychological research and sustainability for more 20 years, Dr. Renee Lertzman gracefully marries the worlds of academia and practice. She does this by translating complex psychological and social science research insights into clear, applied and profound tools for organizations around the world seeking to engage, …
 
This week, Scott discuss with Sheema Khan, PhD.UNAC board member since May 2016, Dr. Khan currently works as Patent Agent with Shapiro Cohen LLP in Ottawa. She has been a Globe columnist since 2002 - writing about Muslim affairs, and more recently, on innovation Report on Business. She holds a Masters in Physics and PhD in Chemical Physics - both f…
 
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