Talking to Canadians

Talking to Canadians is a podcast that strives to tell the unique and diverse stories of Canadians. CCDI’s Founder & CEO, Michael Bach, sits down with people from a wide variety of backgrounds and dives into their unique, lived experiences, to share what connects us as Canadians.

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11 | Paula Simons

Meet Paula Simons, a recently-appointed senator from Alberta. With a history in journalism, Senator Simons' objectivity and directness make her an ideal person to represent all Canadians. 

10 | Marcelo Lu

Meet Marcelo Lu, a global executive and current President of BASF Canada. Marcelo leads a team that develops unique, and innovative solutions to many of our current problems. 

9 | Level Chan

Meet Level Chan, a lawyer originally from Alberta, who now calls Nova Scotia home. His unique experience of being an Asian lawyer in predominantly Caucasian Atlantic Canada has helped him develop a passion for issues around diversity and inclusion.

8 | Spencer West

Meet Spencer West. From climbing Mount Kilimanjaro on his hands to speaking in front of thousands of kids in packed stadiums, today’s guest is truly an inspiration. He challenges stereotypes and lives a proud, and uplifting life.

7 | Adrienne Batra

Meet Adrienne Batra, a conservative, south Asian women who is currently the Editor-in-Chief of the Toronto Sun. Adrienne joins Michael to talk politics, Saskatchewan, and standing up for one's beliefs.