Episodes

December 01, 2020

Bill and Candice Farrell: Love, Legacy and Doodles

Candice and Bill Farrell are breeders of Goldendoodles, located on the outskirts of Red Deer, Alberta. Their ultimate goal is to produce happy, healthy, loving and well-socialized family pets. Candice and Bill take their dog ...

November 24, 2020

Burn Survivor Kelly Falardeau’s Empowering Story: From Near Death to Success

Dedicated to making a difference, Kelly Falardeau has used her life challenges as a burn survivor as the voice and inspiration to help re-define the definition of beauty. She is an international speaker known for encouraging ...

November 17, 2020

From Start-Up to Game Changer: The Woman Behind Absolute Combustion International

A proud Albertan technology entrepreneur, advocate, and leader, Koleya Karringten has a unique perspective on the challenges and opportunities of product commercialization, ecosystem building, and fostering inclusion in the t...

November 10, 2020

Talking Sex with Dr Jess: Questions You Want Answers To

Dr. Jess O’Reilly is a sex and relationship expert with a background in education. Her research and passion involves teacher training in sexual health; she volunteers in schools and universities to help bring better sex & rel...

November 03, 2020

Advice for Starting and Running Your Own Business From a CEO with Marcela Mandeville

This week, we welcome Marcela Mandeville to the Inner Circle. Marcela has explored the world of business through a globally focused business undergraduate degree, designation as a Certified International Trade Professional an...

October 27, 2020

A Simple Need Turned Into a Brilliant Business with Claire Theaker-Brown

Edmonton, Alberta-born Claire Theaker-Brown founded Unbelts in 2011 with two ambitions: creating quality jobs for under-employed seamstresses in her Shanghai neighbourhood, and perfecting pant-fit for people of all shapes. Th...

October 20, 2020

How to have Conversations about Diversity and Inclusion with Erin Davis

This week, it is our pleasure to welcome Erin Davis to The Inner Circle. Erin is a connector, change maker, and builder of inclusive workplace cultures. She continues to follow her passion to build workplaces that work for wo...

October 13, 2020

In Case of Fire: Real Life Experiences of Burn Survivor Spencer Beach

Spencer Beach was a 3rd generation flooring installer and among the best in his field when he endured a horrific flash fire that left him permanently and severely scarred. After spending 14 months in the hospital and a year ...

October 06, 2020

Hollywood Star Troy Ruptash Discovers His Story Back Home in Alberta.

Things that happen to us at a young age have a habit of sticking with us. That's what happened to Troy Ruptash when he was competitive figure skater. Born and raised in Vegreville, Alberta, Troy had many days where he found i...

September 29, 2020

Living, Reporting and Loving New York: Pat Kiernan from NY1

Pat Kiernan is a former co-worker of Carrie's from CFRN-TV and friend of the Inner Circle. He has been a television host at Spectrum Television's NY1 since 1997. A staple of New York City, Pat has spent decades briefing New Y...

September 22, 2020

The Woman Behind the Politics: A Conversation with NDP Leader and Former Alberta Premier Rachel Notley

Rachel Notley, the 17th Premier of Alberta and current leader of Alberta’s NDP Official Opposition, has her roots firmly planted in politics, though she didn’t always know it was the route she would take. Rachel initially wan...

September 15, 2020

Sexual Violence: The Necessary Conversation with Mary Jane James

Mary Jane James is the Chief Executive Officer of the Sexual Assault Centre of Edmonton. She is a graduate of the Faculty of Business at Mount Saint Vincent University, and the Faculty of Extension Program at the University o...

September 08, 2020

Levelling the Political Playing Field with Kacey Machin & Lana Cuthbertson

Social Media has many great uses, but there's a seedy underbelly that exposes itself when politics are at play. It is understood that criticism is expected when one enters politics, but the abuse is at an all-time high, espec...

September 01, 2020

Diagnosed with COVID: Brijet Whitney Shares the Tumultuous Journey

We all are no strangers to change during these times, and Brijet Whitney is no exception. A mother of 3, entrepreneur, professional dancer, and wife of now retired NHL player Ray Whitney, Brijet may have been more accustomed ...

August 25, 2020

COVID Perspective from an ICU Doctor with Dr. Darren Markland

Dr. Darren Markland is a Royal College certified intensive care physician and kidney doctor at the Royal Alexandra Hospital. His professional interests include education, preventative medicine, community health and in humaniz...

August 11, 2020

The Story Behind Behind Buns and Abs of Steel with Tamilee Webb

Tamilee Webb is an internationally acclaimed fitness guru, sometimes referred to as America’s Most Trusted Fitness Instructor, who is the star of the famous Buns of Steel fitness videos that have been around since the 1980s. ...

August 04, 2020

Jane Stoller: Organizing Businesses and Decluttering Lives

Jane Stoller is a Swiss-Canadian life-biz organizer whose passion is to declutter spaces and organize a business’s practices. An author, speaker, university instructor, and business owner, Jane lends her gift of organization ...

July 28, 2020

Ashley Mielke on Understanding Grief During the Pandemic

Ashley Mielke is a decorated psychologist, public speaker, and strategic consultant, whose accomplishments range from founding and directing The Grief and Trauma Healing Centre Inc. to co-writing her first book in 2017. Ashle...

July 21, 2020

Chuckwagon Champion Amber L'Heureux Takes Control

Amber L’Heureux is an incredible chuckwagon racer from small town Saskatchewan who overcame adversity in 2019 to become the first female to race chuckwagons professionally in the Canadian Professional Chuckwagon Association. ...

July 14, 2020

Hostage Hero! The Story I never got to tell as a journalist, 9 years Later

The incredible story of Cathy Hughston and how she handled being in the hostage situation at the Workers Compensation board on October 21, 2009 in Edmonton. Carrie had just completed an exclusive interview with Cathy which sh...

July 07, 2020

A Conversation with Daryl McIntyre: My television co-anchor of 14 years about stories we covered, challenges of journalism today and life beyond the news desk

It is fitting that Daryl enters the Inner Circle after this show has eclipsed 100 episodes and Daryl embarks his post-CTV journey. Daryl's last day at CTV Edmonton was September 18, 2019. In this episode, we sit down and go r...

June 30, 2020

Learning To Cope with Sudden and Inexplicable Tragedy To Help Others with Candace Toews

Today’s guest, Candace Toews, is sharing an incredible story of the sudden and unexplainable death of a little girl, told today by her very brave and courageous mother, and the inspiring story of how her dad is honoring her l...

June 23, 2020

Exploring Women's Health & The Causes of Infertility With Dr. Caitlin Dunne

My guest today, Dr. Caitlin Dunne is the co-director of the Pacific Centre for Reproductive Medicine and a clinical assistant professor at the University of British Columbia. She is a specialist in infertility and egg freezin...

June 16, 2020

The Holistic Approach To Health With Sherry Torkos

My guest today, Sherry Torkos, is a holistic pharmacist and leading health expert who has delivered hundreds of lectures to medical professionals and the public around the world. She has won several national pharmacies awards...