Your next favourite Podcast!


With so many to choose from, finding a favourite podcast can be a challenge. But with the following suggestions, you can’t go wrong. There are those produced locally—and those far-flung. No matter your interest, the following list offers an assortment. of possibilities that will not disappoint.

Hintertales: Stories from the Margins of History. Author and storyteller Rachel Dunstan Muller combs the dusty corners of history in pursuit of some of the world’s most fascinating true stories. Check back every second Friday for stories of ordinary people caught up in extraordinary circumstances.

Sticks and Stones and Stories. Add a little wonder to bed time, car time, or anytime with these fun original stories. Sticks and Stones and Stories features engaging tales written and narrated by children’s author Rachel Dunstan Muller.

Non-fiction Podcast. A conversation between University of Victoria writing professors David Leach and Deborah Campbell (plus guest authors and experts) about the art, craft and ethics of researching, writing and revising creative nonfiction, literary journalism and other forms of nonfiction prose. Fresh episodes (almost) every Monday morning.

Check the Program. Arts and culture in Victoria. Hosted by Sarah Petrescu, John Threlfall, Melanie Tromp Hoover, Amanda Farrell-Low, Brianna Bock and Tim Ford.

The Grand Life. Grandparenting with our whole hearts takes time and intention. This podcast entertains, educates, and enlightens grandparents who want to become the best they can be. Author Emily Morgan hosts an exploration of grandparenting.

Being Grandparents. Deanne and Stevie Fernandez are on a mission to learn how to become the best grandparents they can for today’s generation by working with all who listen and participate to join generations through family fun, stories of grandparents before us and plenty of laughter.

TheDaily Pep. For inspiration, The Daily Pep! podcast provides short (four minutes or under) bursts of support from host Meg Kissack. All of her mini-casts are supportive. Take a listen and feel better in four minutes or less.

Born & Raised. “Where are you really from?” is a loaded question for children of immigrants. Part reflection, part storytelling, “Born & Raised” digs into our experiences and connections with identity, family, and culture.

Stuff You Should Know. If you’ve ever wanted to know about champagne, satanism, the Stonewall Uprising, chaos theory, LSD, El Nino, true crime and Rosa Parks, then look no further. Hosts Josh and Chuck have you covered.

The Afterglow. This podcast gives you the permission and tools to create your courageous second act. It’s for you who has spent your past, living life according to the historic societal expectations of women. And it’s for you if you’re committed to a future, beyond limits, of passion, self-expression and fulfilment.