Season 2

April 8, 2021


Sharon and Lauren take a few minutes (okay 45mins) to talk about how incredible this season was, thank our guests, and be grateful for all the people that listened, shared their stories, and messaged us. This little passion p...

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April 1, 2021

U2U.S2S11 - Janet Craigen

We had the pleasure of sitting down and chatting with Janet. Sharon and Janet worked together briefly at Bowden Institution. Janet speaks about her experience at Kingston Penitentiary, what brought her to Alberta, and her car...

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March 25, 2021

U2U.S2.E10 - Susan Hayre

We got the chance to interview Susan Hayre for this episode. We had no idea how much we would laugh. Susan has been in Corrections for 21 years - she has worked at both male and female facilities, has a …

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March 18, 2021

U2U.S2E9 - Amanda Holm

In this episode we had the pleasure of interviewing Amanda Holm - who was a mentor to both of us at EIFW. Amanda started as an EMT and transitioned into Corrections seamlessly with the skills that she brought. She has …

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March 11, 2021

U2U.S2.E8 - Colleen Layton

Colleen Layton made a drastic career change from Massage Therapist to Corrections Officer. She shone at the job from the moment she arrived. Colleen is also the wife of a Corrections Officer, so she had an idea of what she …

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March 5, 2021

U2U.S2.E7 - Betty Ng

There is no one quite like our Betty-budski! She is a Ninja and an incredible builder of forts - you will have to listen to understand! Betty became interested in Corrections after working as a security guard at a local …

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Feb. 25, 2021

U2u.S2.E6 - Shawna Boisson

We both feel lucky to have spent our entire Corrections careers with this doll. Shawna is a little spit fire, a dedicated athlete, a Emergency Response trainer, the wife of a corrections officer, and the mom of two! Shawna ca...

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Feb. 18, 2021

U2U.S2.E5 - Angie Costea

We had talked about bring Angie on the podcast a couple of times before we actually reached out to her to ask if she would be willing. It was a Facebook Group message between the three of us. The message …

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Feb. 11, 2021

U2U.S2.E4- Laurie Staniforth (Nogier)

Our cheeks and stomachs hurts when we were done recording this episode. Laurie is an amazing story teller, extremely funny, and absolutely loves people. Her career in law enforcement has taken her from Corrections to Sheriff'...

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Feb. 4, 2021

U2U.S2.E3- Jill Joseph

This episode can be described best with a Brene Brown quote " what makes you vulnerable makes you beautiful". Jill opens up about her career, her experiences, and her leave from corrections due to trauma. We know that talking...

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Jan. 28, 2021

U2U.S2.E2 - Brendan Cheung

Season 2 is all about gratitude and we could not have been more grateful that this guy agreed to be on the podcast. We both worked with Brendan at EIFW for the entirety of our careers. Brendan always brought a …

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Jan. 21, 2021

U2U.S2.E1 - Jaimee Greene

We are so excited to be back for another season. Season 2 is all about gratitude. Sharon and Lauren are interviewing Corrections Officers that they worked with Edmonton Institution for Women. First up - "The Brave" Jaimee Gre...

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