What's Your 9 to 5?

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By: Launch Pad

Have you ever wondered what your dream 9-5 job is like? This podcast highlights young people and their jobs in Grey Bruce counties located in rural Ontario. Listen and explore the career opportunities in this rural region and how to get connected.

What's up with the Military in Grey Bruce?
#14
Yesterday at 7:22 PM

Hey everyone! Just a heads up that the audio from this episode won't be the best quality as some technical issues came up while editing. But alas, we still have the interview! We talk with Carolyn Picard who is a Vehicle Technician for the Canadian Armed Forces. Enjoy! Stay hydrated and chase your dreams!


What's up with applying to post-secondary?
#13
04/08/2021

Hello! On this episode, Brooklyn and Chris talk to Blake Morrison from the University of Guelph about applying to post secondary. Don't miss it! Stay hydrated and chase your dreams!


What's up with finance help for post secondary?
#12
03/31/2021

Hello everyone! On this episode, Brooklyn and Chris have the ladies from RBC on again! This time to talk specifically about all your finances and helpful tips to survive going off to post secondary! Don't miss it! Stay hydrated and chase your dreams!


What's up with Wightman's?
#11
03/24/2021

Hello everyone! On this episode, Brooklyn and Chris talk with Adam Olivero about all things Wightman's TV and what his job a TV personality is like! Don't miss out on this one folks!


What's up with Johnny K Sports?
#10
03/17/2021

Hello everyone! On this episode, Brooklyn and Chris have a conversation with the man known as Johnny K and his nephew Justin. We talk about the start up of Johnny K Sports and why sports in general are important in our area. Stay hydrated and chase your dreams!


What's up with Bruce Power?
#9
03/10/2021

Hello everyone! So glad to be back with another great episode about an important employer and workplace in Grey Bruce. Bruce Power! We have Jessica Self-Reid in to talk about what it's like working at Bruce Power, working as a women and trying to balance work and home lives. Stay hydrated and chase your dreams!


What's up with Indigenous groups in Grey Bruce?
#8
03/03/2021

DISCLAIMER - This episode was prerecorded in December 2020.

Hello everyone! On this episode Brooklyn and Chris talk to Karen! An advocate for indigequeer people in grey bruce and a great person to talk to about this subject! This a really important episode so don't miss out! Stay hydrated and chase your dreams!


What's up with Wes for Youth?
#7
02/24/2021

DISCLAIMER: This was recorded December of 2020.

On this episode, Brooklyn and Chris get a chance to talk with Lesley who is the Virtual Program Lead at Wes for Youth. This was a great chat and we hope you enjoy as much as we did! Stay hydrated and chase your dreams!


What's up with the Clean Energy Frontier Program?
#6
02/17/2021

On this episode, Brooklyn and Chris chat with Chad Richards about the Clean Energy Frontier Program in Grey Bruce Huron and how it will open up opportunities for youth down the road. You won't wanna miss this one! Stay hydrated and chase your dreams!

Social media links

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Clean-Energy-Frontier-101290131795553/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/cleanenergy_GBH

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/clean-energy-frontier


What's up with Finance and Youth in Grey Bruce?
#5
02/10/2021

Hey everyone! On this weeks episode we talk to 3 RBC representatives about the bank and what youth should know about finance. So keep your ears open and learn some things about money! Stay hydrated and chase your dreams.


What's up with Community Foundations Grey Bruce?
#4
02/03/2021

On this episode, Brooklyn and Chris talk to Stuart Reid, who is the Executive Director for Community Foundations Grey Bruce! This was recorded back in December of 2020. Stay hydrated and chase your dreams!


What's up with COVID 19 in Grey Bruce? 2
#3
01/27/2021

Hey everyone! We are lucky again to have Dr. Arra on the show to tell us more details about the 2nd lockdown, vaccines and much more! Stay hydrated and chase your dreams.


What's up with Social Enterprise in Grey Bruce?
#2
01/20/2021

Brooklyn and Chris are back to interview Social Enterprise enthusiasts Elly Green, Shaylyn and Jenna! This is the first interview done completely over Zoom since we are back in a second lockdown. Stay hydrated and Chase your dreams!


What's up with COVID support groups in Grey Bruce?
#1
01/13/2021

Happy 2021 everyone! We are back with an episode we thought would be perfect for these times since Grey Bruce is in a second lockdown. COVID sucks is run by Melri and Mike Wright who work for Ledge Leadership. Stay hydrated and chase your dreams!


The Best of Season 1
12/30/2020

Hey everyone! Happy New Year's Eve Eve! We wanted to give you guys just one more episode before 2020 is in the books so we decided to take all the best clips from season one of the podcast! Plus we show you guys some bloopers of Chris and Brooklyn! Happy Holidays guys and we'll see you in 2021!


What's Going on with Mental Health in Grey Bruce?
#11
12/16/2020

It's the last episode of Season 1! Brooklyn and Chris have a chat with Jackie Ralph and Sarah Durrer who are both advocates for Mental Health here in Grey Bruce. We talk about the stigma around mental health and depression and different ways to help yourself get through tough times. Stay Hydrated and Chase Your Dreams! Happy Holidays!


What's up with Policing in Grey Bruce?
#10
12/09/2020

On this episode of the podcast, Brooklyn and Chris talk to Chris Knoll, the head chief of the Hanover police, and Jason Cranny, the community services officer of the Owen Sound police. Learn about why they became police officers and all about their hectic 9 to 5. Stay Hydrated and Chase Your Dreams


What's Up with Agriculture in Grey Bruce?
#9
12/02/2020

On this episode of the podcast, Chris and Brooklyn talk to 4-H extraordinaire Ally Spielmacher about all the things you didn't know about 4-H and also have a chat with Danielle Collins about being a policy analyst for the Ontario Federation of Agriculture. Stay hydrated and chase your dreams!


What's up with Support Groups in Grey Bruce?
#8
11/25/2020

On this episode, Brooklyn and Chris talk to Marissa Lair and Gillian King of HERstory and co. and also with Spencer and Deni Wright of Make it Wright! These people are making waves throughout Grey Bruce county with support for LGBTQ+ and Women in the area.


What's up with Students in Grey Bruce?
#7
11/18/2020

On this episode, Brooklyn and Chris talk to grade 8 student Max about Launchpad, Apprenticeships and more! They also chat with Avryl Bender who is the student council president at JDSS and she talks about school during COVID and so much more! Stay hydrated and chase your dreams.


What's Happening with Women in the Trades?
#6
11/11/2020

On this episode, Brooklyn and Chris talk to two ladies who are killing it in the trades in Grey Bruce and why they decided to keep going despite going through all kinds of challenges. Stay hydrated and chase your dreams!


What's up with OYAP?
#5
11/04/2020

On this episode, Brooklyn and Chris have a conversation with the coordinator of OYAP (Ontario. Youth. Apprenticeship. Program) Dave Barrett talking about all things apprenticeships and why more youth should be looking into them.


What's Happening with Photography/United Way in Grey Bruce?
#4
10/28/2020

On this episode, we talk with well known Grey Bruce photographer Emily McCracken and we also have a chat with Executive Director of Untied Way Grey Bruce, Francesca Dobbyn.


What's Happening with COVID-19 in Grey Bruce?
#3
10/21/2020

On this episode, Brooklyn and Chris talk to the Medical Officer of Health Dr. Ian Arra and Director of Education for Bluewater School Board Lori Wilder about all things COVID in Grey Bruce and what their jobs have been like since then.


What's up with Entrepreneurship?
#2
10/16/2020

On this episode, Brooklyn and Chris talk to Taylor Corfield (the Grey County Business Enterprise Coordinator), and Gabe Rossiter, a 16 year old who created an online clothing brand called that donates 10% of all sales to the Canadian Mental Health Association. If you are interested in any of the programs going on at the small business enterprise centre, you can contact them at bec@grey.ca or call 519-371-3232.

Stay Hydrated and Chase Your Dreams!


What's Going on at Launch Pad?
#1
10/14/2020

On the very first episode of What's Your 9 to 5, Brooklyn and Chris interview Emily Morrison (Executive Director) and Ashley Hoy (Program Coordinator) about what happens at the Launch Pad, how they got started there and so much more!


Podcast Intro Trailer
10/07/2020

Starting on Oct. 14th...