Real Community Talks

Real Community Talks

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Micro-Level Influencers Doing Macro-Level Things.
Should You Lead? “The COST to Calling” [Chat With Matt #2]
Jan 17 • 8 min
On this episode I talk about the idea that not everyone can lead and sometime's it might benefit you to be a follower. Most people want to lead but they want to do so for superficial reasons. There is a COST to Calling. Background Track #1: "Sway"…
The Anxiety of Algorithm’s [Chat With Matt #1]
Jan 9 • 3 min
What's up RCT FAM! As promised, I told you that between seasons I would work on releasing some bonus content where I switch it up from just interviews to maybe some host episodes where I cover different topics or what I'm feeling that day. Today marks the…
27: Matt Da Silva “Excellence Requires Discomfort”
Dec 25, 2018 • 64 min
Merry Christmas Everyone! As a gift to all of you Matt Da Silva, our HOST of Real Community Talks, sit's down with us for the last episode of Season 1 and shares his story! Matt has a wealth of experience representing both the public and private sector…
26: Noyz “Even The Quiet Ones Have A Story To Share”
Dec 4, 2018 • 59 min
One of the more socially conscious and dopest artists/lyricists, Noyz, joins us for the LAST guest episode of Season 1 of Real Community Talks! If Noyz isn't delivering insane bars at a live event or in the studio it's because he is either at work as a…
25: Phil Nguyen “Live and Breathe Toronto”
Nov 27, 2018 • 57 min
Phil Nguyen is the CEO of the popular clothing brand "Patriarch Supply" and is a well-respected fitness coach and personal trainer throughout the Greater Toronto Area. Phil is passionate about celebrating Toronto's culture and diversity especially through…
24: Crystal Mark “Who Are You and What Do You Stand For”
Nov 13, 2018 • 51 min
Crystal Mark, aka the queen of community advocacy is a myriad of things for whatever community she belongs to. Whether it is being one of the co-founders and executive Directors of the prominent Malton Mom's Group or the Manager of Diversity, Equity and…
23: Freddy Appiah “Use The Game, Don’t Let The Game Use You”
Oct 30, 2018 • 50 min
Freddy Appiah is a multifaceted/multi-talented dude who puts Malton on his back no matter what. From growing up as a youth in Malton as a student at Ascension of our Lord Secondary School to now being an educator and head coach at ASCC through the…
22: Ryan Gurcharn “Changing The System From Within”
Oct 16, 2018 • 64 min
Ryan Gurcharn aka Mr. Malton himself is currently running for English Public School Trustee for Ward 5, Mississauga. With over 30+ years having lived and worked in Malton and after the endorsement of current Trustee Rick Williams, Ryan is ready to…
21: Bilal Dawson “The Best Things Come After The Hardest Decisions”.
Oct 9, 2018 • 57 min
Bilal Dawson is one of the hottest/popping off Instagram/YouTube creators in Toronto especially after his "This is Canada" Parody of Childish Gambino's "This is America" went viral with over 6 Million Views on 9Gag. If he's not flooding your explore page,…
20: Harmanjit Khakh “Trust Your Age”
Oct 2, 2018 • 60 min
Harmanjit Khakh cannot be described by a traditional title because he prefers to be defined as someone whose purpose is to exude, live and spread positivity. Apart from being a dope/talented individual, Harman places more of an emphasis on understanding…
19: Jo-Anne Santos “Rest & Resiliency”
Sep 25, 2018 • 48 min
Jo-Anne Santos is a self-published author who in March 2018 released the popular "Growing Wings Book". By day she is an Early Childhood Educator and by night she is a writer/author who is currently working on resources to support up and coming authors who…
18: Fly By Design (Sheldon Halstead) “Still Flying”
Sep 18, 2018 • 62 min
Sheldon Halstead is the founder and owner of one of the GTA's most popular custom clothing, graphic design and clothing line companies known as Fly By Design. Fly By Design made headlines when both the Huffington Post and the NBA reached out to him when…
17: Amelia Graciela Torres “It’s OK To Be A Work In Progress”
Sep 11, 2018 • 63 min
Amelia Graciela Torres is a Child and Youth Worker who currently works with both Vita Centre and Malton Neighbourhood Services. She not only counsels and runs programming for youth in the community but she weekly counsel’s young moms and provides…
16: Olivia Orvis-Bowers “Finding The Next Level of Success”
Sep 4, 2018 • 50 min
Olivia Orvis-Bowers is currently an Administrative Coordinator with the City of Brampton having just finished working with the City of Mississauga in various administrative roles for the past 7 years. Olivia has excelled in finding her next level of…
15: Leo Bailey “The Best Is Yet To Come”
Aug 28, 2018 • 58 min
Leo Bailey is a Senior Manager of Digital Risk & Governance with RBC in downtown Toronto. From a young age Leo was fascinated with the pace of City Life mixed with his passion for the financial field where Leo says the trip downtown to work never gets…
14: Savy Jay “There’s No Bunk Beds In Caskets”
Aug 21, 2018 • 46 min
Savy Jay Aka AJ, the Founder of $AVTEAM is a Malton Based Singer, Rapper, Songwriter and Music Producer who has been popping off in the Greater Toronto Area. With close to 9k Instagram followers, Savy Jay attributes his fame and success to both his…
13: Basir Ahmad BFX “If You’re Not Living Your Brand You’re Faking It”
Aug 14, 2018 • 55 min
Basir Ahmad aka BFX is the founder and photographer of BFX Photography and is the founder of Click Clique 6ix a page that features talented GTA Photographers. Unlike some creative’s, Basir thoroughly enjoys his 9-5 working as a Digital Marketing…
12: Jess Spagnolo “Don’t Think of Yourself as Worthless, You Have Value”
Jul 31, 2018 • 72 min
Jess Spagnolo is a multi-talented visual artist/free lance painter and a professional singer, songwriter, and musician playing across Toronto and the GTA. Recently Jess launched some of her artwork on a site called Society 6 where you can turn your high…
11: Manvir Bhangu “It Might Take Some Time, But You’ll Find Your Way”
Jul 24, 2018 • 55 min
Manvir Bhangu is the Founder and Executive Director of the non-profit organization, "Laadliyan", Celebrating Daughters. Recently, Manvir received an award from the Brampton Board of Trade as one of Brampton’s Top 40 under 40 for her outstanding work in…
10: Shawayne Dunstan “- Find What’s Calling You and GO Towards That”
Jul 17, 2018 • 66 min
Shawayne Dunstan is a spoken word artist/poet and is a published author with five books sold locally in the Greater Toronto Area and on Amazon. Shawayne fell in love with poetry when he was young and inspired by his school teacher and other influences, he…
9: Allison Morris “Being a Boss, Comes With a Cost”
Jul 10, 2018 • 52 min
Allison Morris is the CEO and Fashion Designer of the high-end fashion, sportswear, and street wear company known as N I Q U E. She is not limited to just this role as she also is currently working for Canada's sixth largest city as a Development Services…
8: Cornel (DJ Big C) Davis “If you don’t love it, don’t do it”
Jul 3, 2018 • 66 min
Cornel Davis, aka DJ Big C, is a well-known multi-faceted DJ, MC, and Event Host within the Toronto and Greater Toronto Area event scene. He has coordinated 10,000 people + events such as the popular Jamaica Day Celebration, and was also the founder of…
7: Sheldon Douglas “From Selling Chocolates to Selling Homes”
Jun 19, 2018 • 61 min
Sheldon Douglas is a real estate agent/sales representative who works for ReMAX West, under one of the most popular GTA real estate teams, The Brij Team. Sheldon tirelessly mixes his passion for helping people and his community with his ability to gauge…
6: Omran Omaid “Meeting the Right People at the Right Time”
Jun 12, 2018 • 65 min
Omran Omaid is a creative content producer for one of the most popular ecommerce software companies known as Shopify, which serves over 600,000 businesses. Along with our guest from Episode 3, Omran is currently working on the popular web series…
5: Riaz Mohammed “Life is Subjective”
Jun 5, 2018 • 58 min
Riaz Mohammed is a researcher and is currently a Doctor of Chiropractic Student at Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College, one of the most prestigious Chiropractic schools in Canada, and arguably the world. At CMCC he is the Vice President of the Student…
4: Chris Opoku “TRUST the Process”
May 29, 2018 • 78 min
Chris Opoku is both the Youth and Communications Coordinator for one of the fastest growing non-profit community based agencies in the region of peel. He manages multi-site programs, supports youth development, and coordinates social media/websites among…
3: Adrian Wallace “Late Nights and Sacrifices”
May 22, 2018 • 83 min
Adrian Wallace is the executive director and series creator of the popular GTA web series "Courtside". Growing up in Malton, Mississauga, he was inspired by his upbringing and the culture around him which led him to turn what was once a college assignment…
2: Kara Lee Daley “Love Yourself, Don’t Hate Yourself”
May 14, 2018 • 83 min
Kara Lee Daley is the Pastor, Administrator and Worship Leader for an inner city church in the downtown core of Toronto, Canada. Originally from Bathurst, New Brunswick, she graduated from Master's College and Seminary with a Bachelor of Theology in…
1: Jonathon Mitchell “The Incubator of Dreams”
May 2, 2018 • 83 min
Jonathon Mitchell is a Provincial Youth Outreach worker that primarily works in Malton, Mississauga but serves thousands of youth across the Region of Peel in Ontario, Canada. He is a multi-talented professional, an entrepreneur having started his own…
Real Community Talks: Introduction
May 1, 2018 • 0 min
Welcome to Real Community Talks, a video and audio podcast, dedicated to making real conversations with community influencers available to everyone. I am your host Matt Da Silva and I meet with some of the dopest influencers across the greater Toronto…