Episodes

October 02, 2021

The Fundamentals of Destination Marketing with Patti Kendall

Patti Kendall has been at the forefront of marketing the Blue Mountain Village since its inception through Intrawest. As the Director of Events and Marketing for the Blue Mountain Village Association, her experience in destin...

September 11, 2021

The Power of Community with Rosalyn Morrison

Rosalyn Morrison is on the Board of Directors for the Institute of Southern Georgian Bay. The not-for-profit organization is comprised of local people working together to promote social and economic prosperity in SGB. Rosalyn...

August 25, 2021

I Want to Ride My Bicycle with Bill Abbotts

Bill Abbotts is a fifth-generation local, a cycling aficionado and recently the recipient of the 2021 Province of Ontario Senior of the Year Award for the Town of The Blue Mountains. South Georgian Bay is well known for its c...

August 11, 2021

The Many Voices of Marcia Alderson

Andrew and Sydney interview a good friend of the Village, Marcia Alderson. Marcia is the lead singer of Motown and Marley, an extremely popular band who frequents the Village stages. She is an advocate for change in the black...

July 27, 2021

The Hospitality Gene with Neal Lewis from Turner Hospitality Group

Turner Hospitality Group owns and operates four very well-known and successful restaurants in South Georgian Bay - Twist Cocktail + Kitchen, Magnone's Italian Kitchen, Winifred's English Pub and Mother Tongue. This week, we s...

July 14, 2021

Celebrating the LGBTQ+ Community in Collingwood and Blue Mountain

Andrew joined John Eaton (95.1 The Peak FM) on their talk of the town segment to discuss pride in South Georgian Bay. This year marks the first-ever Collingwood Pride Festival hosted by Collingwood Pride and Blue Mountain has...

July 07, 2021

How Do You Like Them Apples? Featuring John Ardiel

Did you know that Ontario produces almost 300 million pounds of Apples a year? Apple agriculture is one of the biggest contributions to our economic productivity in South Georgian Bay - covered in thousands of acres of orchar...

June 22, 2021

New Pioneers of the Beaver Valley and Talisman Resort Lands

This week, we welcomed Michele Harris, Director of Economic and Community Development for the municipality of Grey Highlands (Eugenia Falls, Kimberley, Markdale and the Beaver Valley). Michele served as CEO of Headwaters Tour...

June 11, 2021

From Brewmaster to Master of Real Estate

Gerry Wayland is the owner and broker of record at Remax at Blue Realty. Gerry's operated in the Village for more than a decade and before that was a central part of the real estate team for Intrawest. From Mont Tremblant to ...

May 26, 2021

Ontario's Tourism Recovery Roadmap with Chris Bloore , CEO & President of TIAO

It's tourism week so Andrew asked the President & CEO of the Tourism Industry Association of Ontario to join him on the podcast. Due to COVID-19, it hasn't been an easy year and a half for tourism in the province, but we're c...

May 22, 2021

Attainable Housing, It’s a Movement

We talk a lot about attainable housing in the South Georgian Bay area. Here, the executive director of the Blue MountainAttainable Housing Corporation, Sharon McCormick, will tell us how we’re going to make it happen. See omn...

May 18, 2021

Inspiring Wellness in Blue Mountain Village

As the CEO of Iwa Spa, Michelle has everything to say about Inspiring Wellness Always (IWA) and the importance of integrating wellness into your life. Her story begins in marketing where she managed a team of over 200 people ...

May 06, 2021

The Nanny Turned Executive Director

Andrew interviews a spectacular woman who calls herself the nanny turned executive director. Gemma Mendez-Smith is the director of the Four County Labour Board, an organization that works collaboratively with business, workfo...

May 05, 2021

Local Restaurant Icon Bill Vomvolakis

Our first guest is a well-known restauranteur in the area, Bill Vomvolakis. You may know him as the owner of Tholos Restaurant in the Village but what you may not know is that he also started the popular restaurants Shoeless ...

May 04, 2021

The Trailer

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