Literacy Quebec Podcast

Literacy Quebec Podcast

www.literacyquebec.org
Welcome to the Literacy Quebec Podcast! A community-based podcast for English-speaking, lifelong literacy learners in Quebec. Every two weeks our hosts Chris Shee and Jaimie Cudmore from Literacy Quebec explore topics around community building, lifelong curiosity, and the multiple types of literacy. It’s incredible what we can learn from each other!


23 - Do stats really count? Conversation with Statistics Canada
Feb 15 • 30 min
Do stats really count? A Conversation with Statistics Canada Welcome to the 5th episode of season 4 of the Literacy Quebec Podcast! In this week’s episode we are talking about statistics! Numbers can be scary and confusing, but with help from Samuel…
22 - Family Literacy
Feb 2 • 35 min
Welcome to the 4th episode of season 4 of the Literacy Quebec Podcast! In this week’s episode we talk with Quebec City Reading Council about celebrating Family Literacy Day / Week, plus QCRC shares with us their launch of an exciting new literacy program…
21 - How to Fail Successfully in 2020
Jan 17 • 81 min
Happy 2020! Welcome to the 3rd episode of season 4 of the Literacy Quebec Podcast! In this week’s episode we recorded our regular book club at the LQ office. We discussed the book Dare to Lead by Brene Brown, which fits perfectly in with the topic we…
20 - Holiday Special The Best of 2019!
Dec 30, 2019 • 65 min
Welcome to the Literacy Quebec Podcast and the last episode of 2019! (Season 4 Episode 2… don’t worry we will be back in January 2020!) This week’s episode brings you some of the best snippets of 2019! (well as much “best” as we could fit into an…
19 - EPIC conversations with Literacy Warriors and a Mother Goose!
Dec 13, 2019 • 58 min
Do you know how life-changing using your imagination can be?? “Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited, whereas imagination embraces the entire world, stimulating progress, giving birth to evolution.” - Albert Einstein…
18 - Financial Literacy! - Part 2 Being a savvy consumer
Nov 30, 2019 • 62 min
Welcome to the 6th episode of season 3 of the Literacy Quebec Podcast! With November being Financial Literacy Month our theme this month has been focussed around financial literacy, and what it means to be financially literate #GainControl Today we speak…
17 - Financial Literacy! Tips on staying in control of our finances
Nov 12, 2019 • 40 min
Welcome to the 5th episode of season 3 of the Literacy Quebec Podcast! With November being Financial Literacy Month, our theme for the next couple of episodes will be focussed around financial literacy, and what it means to be financially literate. Also…
16 - Election Special #3 Vote!
Oct 19, 2019 • 59 min
According to Elections Canada there were about 4.7 million Canadians who voted early. That’s a 29% increase the since 2015 election! Welcome to the 4th episode of season 3 of the Literacy Quebec Podcast! With the upcoming election on October 21st, our…
15 - Election Special #2 Media Literacy
Oct 8, 2019 • 60 min
Fake news! With the upcoming election on October 21st, our theme for the next few weeks is about literacy and civic engagement. Continuing this theme today, we are talking about Media Literacy. This week October 7-11th, is Media Literacy Week. This topic…
14 - Election Special Connecting Literacy and Civic Engagement
Sep 16, 2019 • 38 min
With the upcoming election on October 21st, our theme for the next few episodes will be about literacy and civic engagement. We will feature special guests who will talk to us about the importance of participating in the election, why you should vote, and…
13 - International Literacy Day!
Sep 7, 2019 • 53 min
Happy International Literacy Day! Welcome to our extraordinary episode as part of our celebrations the week of September 8th! We learn why it is important to reflect, advocate and celebrate all of the work that is going into promoting literacy worldwide.…
12 - Books for All with First Books Canada
Aug 25, 2019 • 45 min
Welcome to the Finale of the Summer Season of the Literacy Quebec Podcast! Did you know that 25% of Canadians do not have any books in their home? In this episode we talk about the importance of affordable learning resources like books with our guest…
11 - How to make a Podcast with Literacy Quebec
Aug 12, 2019 • 52 min
Wow! Episode 4 (or is it 5) of Season 2! This special summer episode is a recording of our podcast workshop with Michelle Osbourne from the Quebec City Reading Council this past June. Michelle joined us at our office for a great chat on how to start a…
10 - Replay! The Power of Storytelling S1E6
Jul 25, 2019 • 66 min
We are taking a break this week while Chris gets married! Congratulations Chris! Missed it the first time? Enjoy the sun while listening to last season’s finale with some fantastic storytellers! Chris chatted with three amazing Quebec storytellers:…
9 - Health Literacy
Jul 12, 2019 • 67 min
It’s already the third episode of season two our Podcast! We discuss Health Literacy. Chris met our Literacy Lowdown guests during last month’s Health and Wellness Fair in Verdun. We talk to Riley from Collective Community Services, Kevin from the Anglo…
8 - LGBTQI2+ communities sharing stories and creating community spaces
Jun 28, 2019 • 32 min
Welcome to the second episode of season two of the Literacy Quebec Podcast! On this week’s episode, we celebrate pride month and discuss the importance of self-representation for the LGBTQI2+ communities through stories and learning to build community…
7 - Fostering Youth Literacies through Media Arts, Creative Writing and the Diversity of Literacy
Jun 13, 2019 • 49 min
Every two weeks our hosts Jaimie Cudmore and Chris Shee from Literacy Quebec explore topics around community building, lifelong learning and literacy for English-speakers in Quebec. Want to help out with the podcast? Have a story you want to share?…
6 - The Power of Storytelling
May 10, 2019 • 71 min
Every two weeks our hosts Jaimie Cudmore and Chris Shee from Literacy Quebec explore topics around community building, lifelong learning and literacy for English-speakers in Quebec. Want to help out with the podcast? Have a story you want to share?…
5 - Family Literacy
Apr 25, 2019 • 57 min
Every two weeks our hosts Chris Shee and Jaimie Cudmore from Literacy Quebec explore topics around community building, lifelong learning and literacy for English-speakers in Quebec. Want to help out with the podcast? Have a story you want to share?…
4 - Developing clear writing and plain language and Volunteer Week
Apr 12, 2019 • 42 min
Every two weeks our hosts Jaimie Cudmore and Chris Shee from Literacy Quebec explore topics around community building, lifelong learning and literacy for English-speakers in Quebec. Want to help out with the podcast? Have a story you want to share?…
3 - The Obstacles and Creative Solutions of Learners
Mar 28, 2019 • 39 min
Every two weeks our hosts Chris Shee and Jaimie Cudmore from Literacy Quebec explore topics around community building, lifelong learning and literacy for English-speakers in Quebec. Just in time for Adult Learner’s Week! In this episode, we spoke to…
2 - Community-based Learning Through Stories and Art
Mar 14, 2019 • 47 min
Every two weeks our hosts Jaimie Cudmore and Chris Shee from Literacy Quebec explore topics around community building, lifelong learning and literacy for english-speakers in Quebec. This week’s theme we highlight community-based Learning through stories…
1 - Defining Literacy
Feb 28, 2019 • 49 min
Welcome to the first episode of Literacy Quebec! A podcast for english-speaking, lifelong literacy learners in Quebec. On this week’s episode, we will be defining literacy. Literacy is more than just knowing how to read and write - it’s about being able…