Welcome With Karim Kanji

Sinopse

Welcome is a series of conversations taped live inside Toronto's Girth Radio studios with interesting people doing interesting things.

Episódios

  • NEW: Jesse Thistle | From The Ashes

    NEW: Jesse Thistle | From The Ashes

    13/07/2020 Duração: 53min

    On July 10 2020, Karim Kanji sat down with Jesse Thistle . Thistle is Métis-Cree, an author, assistant professor in the Department of Equity Studies at York University in Toronto. He is also the author of the best-selling memoir, From the Ashes. Thistle is an advocate for the homeless.

  • Ali Hassan and Dave Merheje - We Aint Terrorists

    Ali Hassan and Dave Merheje - We Ain't Terrorists

    10/07/2020 Duração: 53min

    Ali Hassan (Laugh Out Loud and Canada Reads) and Dave Merheje's (Ramy and Mr D) new album We Ain't Terrorists drops Friday. It's available for streaming everywhere from Howl and Roar Comedy Records. Listen to this spoiler free (not really) episode.

  • NEW: Rock N Roll Stories | Welcome To The Music

    NEW: Rock N' Roll Stories | Welcome To The Music

    06/07/2020 Duração: 56min

    A few weeks ago Gregg Tilston and Karim Kanji sat down with the founder and editor of the popular YouTube channel, Rock N’ Roll True Stories. What is this YouTube channel about? Consider this your one stop shop for all things Rock N’ Roll! They profile cool stories about Rock N’ Roll starting in the 60’s all the way to present. They feature bands like the Rolling Stones, Beatles, Metallica, Guns N’ Roses, Nirvana and more!

  • Sass Jordan | Welcome To The Music

    Sass Jordan | Welcome To The Music

    02/07/2020 Duração: 54min

    Sass Jordan has one of the most powerful voices in all of rock and roll. The Canadian JUNO and Billboard Best Female Rock Vocalist award winner Sass Jordan recently released her new album, Rebel Moon Blues. Rebel Moon Blues charts a new course in Jordan’s musical voyage while tracing her love of the blues back to its source. All killer and no filler, the album features the inimitably raspy rock goddess jubilantly celebrating the songs, sounds and styles of everyone from old masters like Willie Dixon, Elmore James and Freddie King to younger, louder guns like Gary Moore and Rory Gallagher. A pioneer of powerful, gritty female-fronted rock, Sass Jordan has worked alongside fellow greats like Aerosmith, the Rolling Stones, AC/DC, and Van Halen, among many more. She has toured with A Bowie Celebration, the critically acclaimed, one-of-a-kind roving tribute to the late legend, David Bowie, featuring a distinct alumni of former band mates. Born in Britain and raised in Montreal, Sass Jordan launched her solo c

  • NEW: Nadia George | Award-winning actress, and Indigenous Rights and Youth Advocate

    NEW: Nadia George | Award-winning actress, and Indigenous Rights and Youth Advocate

    29/06/2020 Duração: 54min

    Nadia George is an award-winning actress, and Indigenous Rights and Youth Advocate. Nadia George works closely with organizations such as The Child Welfare Political Action Committee of Canada; a not-for-profit which advocates for positive outcomes for youth aging out of care and MotiV8 Canada which works collaboratively with Public Figures and Influencers, to shed light around Mental Health and Well-being in Indigenous Communities, through the use of various Art forms and Workshops. Nadia George stars in "Along the Water's Edge " which is a short lyrical film that addresses the water crises being faced by countless Indigenous communities across Canada. Set in the near future, the film explores the potential impacts these crises can have on Indigenous people's living in these communities should the issues continue to be ignored.

  • Farah Nasser | Award-Winning Journalist

    Farah Nasser | Award-Winning Journalist

    25/06/2020 Duração: 54min

    Farah Nasser is an award-winning Canadian news journalist. Farah came on the podcast the week of June 15, 2020. We discussed her career, how her and her family are coping with social distancing during COVID-19, her inspirations, what her favourite stories she's covered are, racism and Black Lives Matter, and why she is still hopeful in 2020.

  • Zunaid Khan | Nature Photographer and Conservationist

    Zunaid Khan | Nature Photographer and Conservationist

    24/06/2020 Duração: 44min

    Zunaid Khan is a nature photographer, conservationist and a VP with the Toronto Field Naturalists.

  • Comedian Brandon Ash-Mohammed

    Comedian Brandon Ash-Mohammed

    22/06/2020 Duração: 32min

    Brandon Ash-Mohammed is an award-winning comedian and writer. His album, Capricornication, was released on June 20, 2020 on the Howl and Roar Comedy Record Label.

  • Eric Smith | Toronto Raptors PxP

    Eric Smith | Toronto Raptors PxP

    17/06/2020 Duração: 01h05min

    Eric Smith is the radio play-by-play voice for the 2019 NBA Champions Toronto Raptors. We had this conversation the week of June 8th 2020.

  • Munira Premji

    Munira Premji

    15/06/2020 Duração: 01h06min

    Munira Premji is the author of the book, "Choosing Hope: One Woman, Three Cancers - a Story of Inspiration, Resilience and Courage. Munira is also a podcaster and friend. Please visit her blog at https://i-will-survive.org/.

  • Dwayne Morgan

    Dwayne Morgan

    11/06/2020 Duração: 01h02min

    I spoke with Scarborough Walk of Fame inductee Dwayne Morgan less than two weeks after the brutal murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis. We spoke about racism, privilege, the impact of COVID-19 on Canada's Black community and why they've been impacted more than others, and why we have measured hope for the future.

  • NEW: Blackout Tuesday | Welcome To The Music

    NEW: Blackout Tuesday | Welcome To The Music

    03/06/2020 Duração: 14min

    On Tuesday June 2 2020 Gregg Tilston and Karim Kanji recorded a special episode in solidarity with #BlackoutTuesday. Thank you for listening.

  • Eric Alper | That Eric Alper | Welcome To The Music

    Eric Alper | That Eric Alper | Welcome To The Music

    02/06/2020 Duração: 01h09min

    For over 25 years Eric Alper has been doing what he loves: bringing the stories about the music and the musicians to the world. He also hosts a music show on SiriusXM.

  • NEW: Heidi Lynch | Avocado Toast The Series

    NEW: Heidi Lynch | Avocado Toast The Series

    26/05/2020 Duração: 35min

    Heidi Lynch is an actor, writer and producer. Her new series, Avocado Toast The Series (2020) is out now on OUT TV GO in Canada and Amazon Prime in the US and UK.

  • Perrie Voss | Avocado Toast The Series

    Perrie Voss | Avocado Toast The Series

    22/05/2020 Duração: 48min

    Perrie Voss is a creator, writer, actress and producer, known for The Handmaid's Tale (2017), Workin' Moms (2017) and Ape Sodom (2016). Her new series, Avocado Toast The Series is out now on OUT TV GO in Canada and Amazon Prime in the US and UK.

  • NEW: Stephen Fearing | Singer-Songwriter | Welcome To The Music

    NEW: Stephen Fearing | Singer-Songwriter | Welcome To The Music

    19/05/2020 Duração: 01h16min

    Stephen Fearing is a Canadian roots/folk singer-songwriter. In addition to his solo career, Fearing co-founded Canadian roots-rock supergroup Blackie and the Rodeo Kings with Colin Linden and Tom Wilson. He is one half of the duo Fearing & White, with Irish artist Andy White.

  • Chelsey Bonser | Twenty7Acres

    Chelsey Bonser | Twenty7Acres

    14/05/2020 Duração: 01h07min

    Chelsey Bonser left her career as a fast rising executive in the media and advertising world to pursue a life as a farmer and stay at home mom. Why did she make this decision and what is day-to-day life like for her now? Listen to this fascinating episode!

  • Vin Rock of Naughty By Nature | Welcome To The Music

    Vin Rock of Naughty By Nature | Welcome To The Music

    12/05/2020 Duração: 01h13min

    Vin Rock is one of the founding members of the Grammy award-winning iconic hip hop group Naughty By Nature.

  • Menashe Kestenbaum | Enthusiast Gaming

    Menashe Kestenbaum | Enthusiast Gaming

    08/05/2020 Duração: 39min

    Menashe Kestenbaum is the founder and President of Enthusiast Gaming.

  • NEW Award-winning author Tanya Talaga

    NEW Award-winning author Tanya Talaga

    04/05/2020 Duração: 51min

    Tanya Talaga is an award wining Anishinaabe author and former investigative reporter for the Toronto Star. Her 2017 book Seven Fallen Feathers: Racism, Death and Hard Truths in a Northern City, won the 2018 RBC Taylor Prize for non-fiction and the 2017 Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing. Her latest book, All Our Relations served as the focus for her recent Massey Lectures across Canada.

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