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Bonn Park Podcast

May 27, 2020

Mary Everett is a certified Thai massage practitioner and former life model in Waterloo Region. 

Known colloquially in the Western world as “yoga for lazy people,” Thai massage has been described as a beautiful, compassionate, rhythmic dance between practitioner and client.
Its origins date back 3,500 years to...

May 20, 2020

Dr. Joanna Thiessen is a passionate Naturopathic doctor at her family practice, George Street Naturopathic Medicine in Waterloo.

She speaks about her work in the Kashechewan First Nation, through the Jays Care Foundation, a program that connects young Indigenous women with leadership mentors. The program empowers young...

May 13, 2020

An award-winning photojournalist, Mathew McCarthy has been covering Waterloo Region since 1997. 

The newspapers he has worked for include the Waterloo Region Record, Owen Sound Sun Times, Hamilton Spectator, London Free Press, and Canadian Press.
McCarthy is also the owner of The Apocryphal Seed Company.

May 6, 2020

Jeff Chard is a history and social sciences teacher, and the head of the history department at Sir John A. Macdonald Secondary School in Waterloo. 

A recipient of several teaching excellence awards, Chard is a Holocaust educator who has presented at numerous conferences, museums, and events throughout Canada, the...