I Value Canadian Stories: The Podcast

I Value Canadian Stories: The Podcast

Latest Episodes

Norma Charles
November 28, 2020

Canadian author, Norma Charles, has 21 books to her name, including Runner, Last Chance Island and Run, Maro, Run. Her latest is Tree Muskateers and its that book that grounds our conversation into No

Debbie Ridpath Ohi
June 12, 2020

Debbie Ridpath Ohi is an author and an illustrator who, among others, has worked with Judy Blume and Michael Ian Black. Debbie's vibrant and generous personality shine forth in what she offers the public, and in what she offers in this conversation....

Kevin Sylvester
June 10, 2020

Kevin Sylvester is a Canadian author, illustrator and broadcaster. In this conversation, we set out to explore all three. We'll allow you to be the judge of how well we did or how far we got. A delightful discussion of live radio, treehouses,...

Arthur Slade
June 09, 2020

Arthur Slade was born in Moose Jaw and raised on a ranch in Cypress Hills, Saskatchewan. With two miles between neighbours and even more into the nearest town, Arthur talks about how the vast space he was afforded impacted his imagination an his...

Joel A Sutherland
June 07, 2020

So, are you one of those readers that likes to be frightened or even scared out of you boots? Whether it's sitting around a campfire at night or hiding under the covers with a flashlight at night, Canadian author Joel A. Sutherland is the writer for...

Kenneth Oppel
June 06, 2020

Award-winning Canadian author, Kenneth Oppel joins us today to speak about his current work, his life as a writer and his perspective on the importance of Canadian stories. Kenneth Oppel is the author of The Airborn Trilogy, The Silverwing Series...

S. K. Ali
June 04, 2020

Today on the podcast, I’m happy to welcome highly acclaimed writer, story lover and story teller S. K. Ali. Many listeners will know Sajidah for “Saints and Misfits", but we were thrilled to find out that, pandemic lock downs notwithstanding, her...

Tim Wynne-Jones
May 31, 2020

Tim Wynne-Jones writes a lot, and does so across a number of categories: picture books, novels for children, young adults and adults. He's written for CBC's Fraggle Rock and has even penned a children's musical and the libretto for an opera. But as...

Tom Ryan
May 21, 2020

Tom Ryan is a highly acclaimed author for young readers. Three of his young adult novels, Way to Go, Tag Along, and Keep This to Yourself, were chosen for the ALA Rainbow List, in 2013, 2014 and 2020. In this conversation, we talk about the...

Darren Groth
May 20, 2020

Darren Groth is an award-winning YA author, born in Australia and currently living in Vancouver. His novels include include Kindling and the acclaimed YA works, Are You Seeing Me? and Munro vs. t