Open Kwong Dore Podcast


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Latest Episodes


Episode 132: Sam Mullins

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Sam Mullins is an Award-winning writer and performer based in Toronto. As a storyteller, Sam has contributed to This American Life, The Moth Radio Hour, Definitely Not the Opera and RISK! He also writes comedy for the CBC sketch program The Irrelevant Show. Sam’s critically-acclaimed one-person shows Tinfoil Dinosaur, Weaksauce and The Untitled Sam Mullins

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Episode 131: Ahmad Ktaech

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Ahmad Ktaech is a self-taught passionpreneur. He’s obsessed with how things work and captivated by the impact design, technology and marketing has on people. Ahmad has provided leadership in the digital space for Fortune 500 companies, consumer brands, political campaigns, startups, government and not-for-profits across all markets. His specialties include: Digital Design, Product Development, User

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Episode 130: David Brandy

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Graduating from Ryerson’s Radio and Television Arts program, David Brandy’s creative career began as a radio copywriter where he honed his ability to tell a story. As the founder and Creative Director of Let’s Hear It, a corporate communication and live events agency, he strengthened his talent to move audiences to a desired outcome. As

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Episode 129: Stories We Don’t Tell

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This episode features another instalment of the Stories We Don’t Tell monthly event. Recorded live in May, the event included personal stories from Stefan Hostetter, Brianne Benness, Maya Fromstein, Tara Pearson and Jake Babad. Stories We Don’t Tell originated from Let’s Get Personal, a writing group started by Brianne. Every two weeks we shared (and continue

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Episode 128: Janelle Raeburn

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Janelle Raeburn has come to Toronto from London to help in the planning of transportation for the Toronto 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games. She previously held the position of Station Operations & Customer Experience Manager for the Olympic Delivery Authority at the London 2012 Olympic Games. Janelle has also worked as a railway development consultant

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Episode 127: Cheryl Stuart

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One early morning before work, Pj and Cheryl Stuart met in a quiet office at George Brown College to record this podcast. The week before, these two strangers had been in a cafeteria line and struck up a conversation. It was on the strength of this conversation that Pj decided to ask Cheryl if she

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