Jan. 26, 2023

U2u.S6.E3 - Janice Landry

Janice Landry has been a storyteller for as long as she can remember. The daughter of a fire fighter, a journalist/reporter, and the author of 9 books that touch on an array of topics - from resiliency, gratitude, hope, love,...

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Jan. 19, 2023

U2u.S6.E2 - Mo Shaukat

Meet Mo. Mo Shaukat invaded our radar when we saw a bunch of our former guests posting about him and his initiative to bring Boots on the Ground to Alberta. Without knowing much about him - his personality drew us …

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Jan. 12, 2023

U2U.S6.E1 - Terri Jones

Sometimes you have to take matters in your hands. Terri Jones is a mother of two boys, the wife of a police officer, and an occupational therapist that suffered with chronic pain, debilitating migraines, and long process of t...

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Nov. 3, 2022

U2U.S5.E11 - Cynthia Hamilton Urquhart

"Extra-ordinary people doing extra-ordinary things". This is how Cynthia describes first responders and the people that love them. Cynthia served as a RCMP for 25 years - and is married to an RCMP member. Throughout those yea...

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Oct. 27, 2022

U2U.S5.E11 - Cynthia Hamilton Urquart

"Extra ordinary people doing extra ordinary things". This is how Cynthia describes first responders and the people that love them. Cynthia served as a RCMP for 25 years - and is married to an RCMP member. Throughout those yea...

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Oct. 20, 2022

U2U.S5.E10 - Wendy Lund

We are constantly in AWE of the people that we get to chat with on the podcast. Wendy Lund was no exception to this. She is the CEO/Founder of Wellth Management Inc. A nurse by trade for 23 years with …

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Oct. 14, 2022

U2U.S5.E9 - Cindy Weir

We hear it a lot in the Veteran and First Responder world - my dog saved my life. PTSI service dogs are extremely hard to come by, and they are very expensive. Our guest this week, Cindy Weir experienced this …

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Oct. 6, 2022

U2U.S5.E8 - Dr. Jody Burnett

We know that part of the reason that first responders don't reach out is because of the stigma attached to struggling with your mental health. We also know that there are significant barriers that stop first responders from s...

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Sept. 29, 2022

U2U.S5.E7 - Melissa Scheltgen

You know that we love first responders, but we also have a special place in our hearts for those that love them too. Melissa is the spouse of a former corrections officer who had to leave his career due to …

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Aug. 18, 2022

U2U.S5.E6 - Cindy Burns

Courageous Cindy. With 25 years in the service - women's units, men's units, IERT team, CISM, maximums, mediums, minimum, and Security Intelligence positions this episode has it all. This conversation could not have been more...

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Aug. 11, 2022

U2U.S5. E5-Gillian Welton

This episode is full of ups and downs. Gillian shares her incredible story, her path through some pretty difficult situations, and her resiliency to keep going. Gill openly talks about her own battle with mental health during...

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Aug. 4, 2022

U2U.S5.E3 - James Lee

From the military to corrections - James Lee went from one extreme career to the next. Hired as a CX2 at Edmonton Institution for Women in 2005, James loved his career, the people, and working with the inmates. Unfortunately,...

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July 28, 2022

U2U.S5. E2. Sammy

Like most people that choose corrections as a career, Sammy was on a mission to help people. Little did she know that she would have to sacrifice herself in the process. A single mom who was trying do it all: …

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July 21, 2022

U2U.S5.E1 - Colette and Gary Beniot

You can't help but gravitate to people that are like you. Colette and Gary are a first responder couple that were forced to navigate some uncharted territory when Gary was involved in a shooting while at work. They talk about...

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March 3, 2022

U2U.S4. E11 - Season Finale

Just a candid conversation with Sharon and Lauren talking about what has been going on for them and their lives. As the world begins to open back up, kids activities ramped up, passion projects and jobs have taken over time …

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Feb. 3, 2022

U2U.S4.E10 - Dr. Jody Carrington

There was so much excitement building for this one - and she did not disappoint. We were just 3 friends talking, sharing, and working through some of the things that we are all very passionate about. We could have gone …

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Jan. 27, 2022

U2U.S4.E9 - Sachin Latti

We know that movement and physical fitness play a huge part in boosting our mental health. Sachin is no exception to this rule. Sachin Latti is a a law enforcement officer who struggles with anxiety and depression. After his ...

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Jan. 20, 2022

U2U.S4.E8 - Carol Link

What an absolute pleasure to spend some time with the gem! Carol retired from her career in Corrections in 2020 after serving 25 years. She shares her experience as a female in a predominantly male environment. The wisdom tha...

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Dec. 23, 2021

U2U.S4.E7 - Kalimba Edwards

Kalimba may not have been the winner, but just listening to her story - you will hear that she is Tough as Nails. In this episode, we got the opportunity to chat with the Fire Captin of the Minneapolis Fire …

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Dec. 16, 2021

U2U.S4.E6 - Sean Conohan

Resourcefulness is a quality that is learned, sought after, and highly desired. Resourcefulness is when you choose to figure it out, keep trying, and believe that you will find a way. Sean Conohan is definitely one of the peo...

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Dec. 9, 2021

U2u.S4.E5 - Mark Meincke

Life is all about the curveballs. The unexpected, the unbelievable, and the things that change our perspective on why we are here. Mark Meincke has definitely had his fair share of twists and turns - but he uses his experienc...

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Dec. 2, 2021

U2U.S4.E4 - Rachael Dent Flynn

There is nothing greater than learning from people that serve with their whole hearts. Rachael Dent Flynn is a volunteer firefighter and the owner/operator of FLAR Equine Experience in Nova Scotia. As someone who loves to hel...

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Nov. 25, 2021

U2U.S4.E3 - Neil MacLean

When you have stories like the ones that Neil MacLean does, you write them down. Neil worked in a variety of correctional institutions during his 25 years as an officer. He shares a few stories in this podcast, but if …

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Nov. 18, 2021

U2U.S4.E2 - The Unicorns

Sharon was picked to be in a documentary...cool RIGHT??? So, during the filming, they asked us to record a podcast. Here it is. Sharon and Lauren share their stories of re-invention. It's a candid conversation between two fri...

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