No matter where you’re located geographically, you can still get a little taste of Prince George through a selection of local podcasts and video series. From inspiring storytellers to intriguing characters and a mix of science and culture – you’ll get a bigger picture of the destination and people who call this place home.
Crazy Damn Canadians | Weekly Episodes
Crazy Damn Canadians is a new podcast, launched at the end of 2020. Made locally in Prince George, the podcast features inspiring and thought-provoking Canadians from across the country. Many of the episodes dive into the story and lives of people living right here in Prince George. From adventure enthusiasts like Meg Keir, who runs the amazing Adventure Bus touring company, to botanist-lover Jim Good and his commitment to his lifelong nature park – there’s a lot of amazing, crazy Canadians to meet.
Virtual Adult Speaker Series | Monthly
Science continues to play a huge role in shaping our lives, and this locally curated live video series by The Exploration Place aims to enlighten our minds from the safety of our homes. Each series dives deep into a different topic with recent sessions focussing on Indigenous stories, conservation and the life of fungus. Many of the researchers and experts are often past or present Prince George residents or have spent extensive time within Northern BC.
Learning from Sharing: A Series of Voices on Diversity | Bi-Monthly
Created and hosted by Two Rivers Gallery, staff interview many of the amazing artists and community members they work with. From understanding Indigenous knowledge, diversity, inclusion and the intent of artists and their work, listeners can uncover more about a current or past exhibit and many of the art pieces that can be found across the city.
In each episode, our host invites physicians from all over Northern BC to talk about their lives, work and how they are improving healthcare. Listeners will hear about innovative quality improvement projects that are overcoming some of the challenges encountered by patients and their healthcare providers in the Northern environment and will get an opportunity to be inspired by the unique benefits of living and working in Northern BC.
Fireside Chats | Weekly Episodes
Live on your Facebook feed, Bobbi from Salmon Valley Campground cozies up around a crackling fire with the calming river behind her and a few guests in tow. Each week she interviews the people behind a variety of local businesses, nonprofits and many quickly local artists and musicians. Sometimes there’s beer, but most importantly there’s always a lot of laughs and connection.
Know of some other podcasts or video series that should be added to the list? We’re always looking to add more – email firstname.lastname@example.org with your suggestions.