The Meincke Show Podcast

Jim Goodwin, President of the High River Performing Arts Society, ...and builder of "The Venue"

An episode of The Meincke Show Podcast

By Mark E. Meincke
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This is the little show that asks the BIG questions!

Get beyond the surface, and dig DEEP. No fluff here! From Politics to community events, we cover what's going on in a way that the FAKE NEWS never will.

Foothills region Issues, Veterans Issues, business advocacy, and local heroes. #Okotoks, #High River, #Black Diamond, #Turner Valley, #Diamond Valley

Many shows are also available with Video, on Youtube
More places to listen
This is the little show that asks the BIG questions!

Get beyond the surface, and dig DEEP. No fluff here! From Politics to community events, we cover what's going on in a way that the FAKE NEWS never will.

Foothills region Issues, Veterans Issues, business advocacy, and local heroes. #Okotoks, #High River, #Black Diamond, #Turner Valley, #Diamond Valley

Many shows are also available with Video, on Youtube

More places to listen

Top 5 Reasons I support #wexit
Western Separation has to be on the table if the west is ever to have a voice. 
14:50
November 1, 2019
Kelly Falardeau is STILL Beautiful
Ted X speaker, Multi-best selling Author, burn survivor
20:35
October 27, 2019
Dear Canada, I'm so very sorry, but we have to break up
#wexit Separation is the LAST thing we want to do...but we are out of options.  Alberta is under attack, and we must defend ourselves. 
07:49
October 22, 2019
With only 4 days left until the Canadian Federal Election, MP John Barlow shares the dire consequenc
Canada can not survive another 4 years of PM JT.  Confederation will likely break up if the Liberals form the next Government.  #trudeaumustgo #wexit #conservatives2019
48:18
October 17, 2019
#WEXIT Founder, Peter Downing on Alberta Separation
Should we stay, or should we go?  What are the Pro's and Con's? I apologize for the static in the first few minutes, it does clear up for the rest of the interview. 
26:32
October 10, 2019
Canadian Walk for Veterans, with John Stegmeier
Canadian Walk for Veterans
23:40
October 5, 2019
The Top 5 things Veterans Need with the next Canadian Government
1. More advocacy by hiring more case workers, and funding more service officers 2. An end to annually proving permanent injuries 3. Consolidation of resorces 4. Criteria Reconstruction (some claims such as tinnitus are impossible to receive benefits for due to the current criteria) 5. Improved access to services.
11:44
September 23, 2019
The Trudeau gun-ban proposal, the myths, vs truth of the AR-15
Banning semi-auto weapons will not keep you safer.   AR-15 rifles are LESS dangerous, not more dangerous
13:05
September 21, 2019
PM Justin Trudeau EXPOSED by MP John Barlow #politics
Sunny Ways?  Not at all. 
46:47
August 12, 2019
The REAL Mantracker, Terry Grant shares his thoughts on the RCMP manhunt for 2 murder suspects
For the FIRST TIME, Terry opens up about leaving the Mantracker show,  and shares his NEW TV Venture in the works.  Also, Terry shares his thoughts on the RCMP Manhunt
49:01
August 5, 2019
***Caution, some rough language*** Paul Hughes on the Alberta Government backing out of their promise to move Grow Calgary
First, the Province moved Grow Calgary without a valid reason, which had a major negative impact on the farm, and the people who benefit from the farm.  Then...the Province BLEW the budget which was set aside for the move..... THEN the Province said, "too bad, so sad, but we're out of money to move your farm" Now, THOUSANDS of hungry people are going without....all because the Province won't keep it's promise.  #growcalgary  https://www.growcalgary.ca/ 
1:01:40
July 17, 2019
Justin Trudeau translated, why he stumbles
Justin Trudeau, Transcript:   "We have recently switched to drinking water bottles out of water, out of when we have water bottles, out of a plastic...ummm...sorry away from plastic towards a paper like drink box water bottles sort of things" Ladies and Gents, I present to you our fearless leader. 
05:56
June 12, 2019
Sue Stegmeier on Literacy for life
The literacy rate is SHOCKINGLY lower than you think it is in Canada.
22:51
June 5, 2019
Shane Wenzel, on how to overcome a tough economy
Shane Wenzel, the President of Shane homes
1:06:52
June 5, 2019
The Prairie Dogz! Top of the Euro-Indy charts, and they're in my studio!
Prairie Dogz perform in studio, and talk about the wild ride they are having as their songs take off on the charts. 
26:22
June 5, 2019
Tom Tom Barker, from 100.9 The Eagle
Tom shares his coming out story, and what it's like to be gay in small town Alberta
38:18
June 5, 2019
**WARNING** Explicit content, and mature language: Theo Fleury on courage, healing, and forgiveness
Theo is an amazing man.  He shares the power of forgiveness, and gives hope to healing. 
1:30:37
June 4, 2019
Do you have a radio voice? Try this! Announcers Test: One Hen, Two Ducks, Three Squawking Geese, ......
One Hen Two Ducks Three Squawking Geese Four limerick oysters five corpulent porpoises  six pair of Don Alverso's tweezers seven thousand Macedonians in full battle array eight brass monkeys from the ancient sacred crypts of Egypt nine apathetic, sympathetic, diabetic old men on roller skates with a marked propensity towards procrastination and sloth ten lyrical, spherical, diabolical denizens of the deep who hall stall around the corner of the quo of the quay of the quivery, all at the same time
02:55
May 31, 2019
Episode #44 "WARNING TRIGGER ALERT" Veteran, Wayne LaPointe, Veterans Association Food bank
Wayne share his story of volunteering with the VAFB, and why he feels it's a necessary service. 
19:28
May 31, 2019
Warning: "Trigger Alert" Mike Nelson, on the Veterans Association Food Bank
I lost 4 episodes on the food bank, so I'm re-posting as many as I can. In this episode, Mike shares his first time using the food bank, and talks about volunteering full time at the VAFB.  The Veterans Association Food Bank VAFB is the only one of it's kind in the country, and is in Calgary Alberta. 
47:51
May 31, 2019
#42. Hemp Block Construction, with Terry Radford
www.Justbiofiber.com Terry Radford joins the show to share everything we need to know about their hemp building blocks. 
51:31
May 29, 2019
Vick Maan, the transformation.
From being a 300lb drug addict, who was committed to a mental health institution 3 times,  to a handsome, fit, uplifting leader in the community. 
36:05
April 29, 2019
Toughest show I've ever done. My true story of joining the Army, and surviving PTSD. ***Contains Course Language***
Raw, and real.  I made this so you know that you are NOT alone.  Are you struggling?  Are you unsure of if, or how to continue?  Listen to this, and maybe it will help. 
1:06:10
April 9, 2019
The Greatest Hiker in Human History...Dana Meise shares his incredible story
To keep a promise to his disabled father, Dana Meise walked the ENTIRE trans Canada trail, to all 3 Oceans for a total of 21.000 Km's.  He punched a bear in the face, had all his gear stolen a few times, and on the last leg of his journey, suffered significant frost bite.  So...what's next?
48:46
April 8, 2019
Happy Mann reveals his role in the nomination of Jason Kenny
First there was Jody Wilson Raybould, and now there is Happy Mann.  Both whistle blowers are chastised by their own party, both just want the truth to come out.  Listen to what Happy has to say, and judge for yourself what you believe to be true. 
1:13:52
April 2, 2019
Eric Kveps, President of Heavy Iron Inc. and Wounded Warriors Supporter
He covers his bulldozers, and back hoes in cammo!  It's pretty cool, but it's more than that.  Eric makes sure that a substantial amount of his revenue goes to the Wounded Warriors.  If you're looking to rent some Heavy Iron, call Eric at 403-259-0005 , or 780-955-2255
32:11
March 20, 2019
Jim Goodwin, President of the High River Performing Arts Society, ...and builder of "The Venue"
Exciting news for High River!  "The Venue" will be a fantastic multi-use arts facility, and it's looking for NAMED corporate sponsors!   Imagine your business name on the Building, or on the entrance to one of the rooms.  "The Venue" will be an epic Southern Alberta landmark, and the jewel of downtown High River.  Listen to hear all about this incredible project!
22:14
March 17, 2019
LIVE: Richard (Ernie) Okrainec, Author of "From Soldier to Civvy"
It's a Journey....and I'm not the same anymore.   Ernie shares his military stories, from Germany, to Winnipeg.  After serving with the 2nd BN, PPCLI, Ernie was never the same...as is true with all who serve.  His book is available on amazon
36:15
March 9, 2019
part 2 of 3, Pamela Morgan on Key Instincts
If your company is too small to have an HR department, then Pamela Morgan might be a great fit for you!   Key Instincts is a company which provides an outsourced HR solution. 
12:19
March 8, 2019
Part 3 of 3, Pamela Morgan on Impostor Syndrome
Have you ever has a nasty little voice whispering words of self doubt in your ear?  Have you ever done well at something, but felt like you were an impostor? This show is for you!
22:33
March 8, 2019
Part 1 of 3, Pamela Morgan, on "Baby it's Cold Outside" helping the homeless
Part #1 of 3 with Pamela Morgan.  Pamela is the founder of "Baby it's Cold Outside", an organization which helps and supports the homeless.  In Part #2  we talk about her company, Key Instincts.  Key Instincts is a company which provides an outsourcing solution to HR problems.  Also, Key Instincts provides valuable business consulting.  Part #3 is about an upcoming event with the Okotoks Business Association, where Pamela will be facilitating an engaging workshop on overcoming the inner voices of self doubt, and Impostor Syndrome. 
36:00
March 7, 2019
Crystal Salamon, master artist, creator of adult coloring books
Coloring books aren't just for kids, and are more than a fun activity.  Coloring books give an opportunity to the average person to participate in the artwork of the masters.  Coloring engages the creative mind, and helps build mindfulness, as well as build attention spans.  get your own books, filled with masterful art, at www.crystalsalamon.com 
30:44
February 27, 2019
Fiona Haynes, on the Mental Health Commission of Canada
Fiona is the coordinator for the mental health commission of Canada.
36:09
February 25, 2019
Real Estate Series: episode #1 How to get your house SOLD in a down market
only a small portion of all the homes which are listed are actually selling.  Mark shares how to get the job DONE. 
08:26
February 22, 2019
FAIM- Foothills Advocacy In Motion, with Lisa MacDougall
FAIM supports people with developmental disabilities, and is fundraising by having an East Coast Kitchen Party!  Kiss the Cod, and get skreeched in Saturday, May 11th, 2019 at the Elks Hall in Okotoks
12:35
February 22, 2019
Overlanding with Chris Reader of Veteran Welding
Overlanding is the modern version of the covered wagon crossing the wilderness.  Chris talks about the overlanding trailers and equipment which he is creating at his shop. 
25:44
February 14, 2019
Orvella Small SNAPS!!!
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25:36
January 30, 2019
Episode #17 Mark Metry, Host of Humans 2.0, a top 100 podcast
A POWERFUL show with Mark Metry, host of Humans 2.0, a top 100 podcast, out of over 630,000
24:38
January 23, 2019
Michell Plested, Author of Mik Murdock, boy superhero
Mike has also authored other book series, and has several projects on the go.  Visit www.michellplested.com to view a list of all his works.  To purchase, visit amazon.ca
27:03
January 22, 2019
Todd Hisey, founder of "The Veteran Hunters"
Todd discusses the misconceptions associated with Hunting, in particular African trophy hunts.  A PTSD Survivor, Todd talks about the benefits of the outdoors for treating PTSD.
32:39
January 21, 2019
Save Grow Calgary! Paul Hughes on the government attacks
Grow Calgary provides over 50,000 meals a year to those in need!  The Alberta NDP is shutting down the operation, and is NOT open to discussion.  Share this podcast, and help save Grow Calgary!  Find Grow Calgary on Facebook to donate, and sign the petition. 
34:30
January 11, 2019
Brent Ballash, sharing his mindfulness practices in business
Brent Ballash, owner of BOLD Electric is more than a master electrician. Brent is a spiritual man in a business world. He shares the benefits of mindfulness in the workplace
28:14
January 11, 2019
Eli Cho, Lead Capture Specialist with Crushvertise
Eli Cho discusses how he captures warm leads for Realtors
1:16:27
January 9, 2019
John Barlow, MP of Foothills region
Conservative MP John Barlow on the Alberta crisis, and potential solutions. Shout outs to Brett Wilson, Greg Douglas, Tammy Beach, Tom Anderson, and the Royal Canadian Legion
32:15
December 19, 2018
NHL All-Star, Olympic Gold-Medalist, Theo Fleury
and...he's a country music star? Whaaaaat? Find out what you didn't know about Theo Fleury on this fantastic interview.
31:48
December 19, 2018
Canadian Veteran, John Senior on PTSD Peer Support
#ptsd, John shares insight into the world of PTSD peer support, why it's important, and how it can also be dangerous.
45:06
December 3, 2018
Mark Sanborn, New York Times, and Wall Street Journal Best selling author
#best seller, Mark Sanborn, globally recognized speaker and trainer gives advice for struggling Alberta business owners.
20:21
December 3, 2018
Mark Hunter, "The Sales Hunter" Author of: High Profit Prospecting
Mark joins us for a discussion on how Home Sellers can participate in selling their home.
22:29
November 29, 2018
Shawna Roch, Rent-To-Own specialist & Co-Author
Rent-To-Own strategies can be dangerous for the buyer, find out how to protect yourself. Shawna shares her journey from being a corporate climber, to being self-employed.
47:41
November 23, 2018
PHD Candidate, Lorraine Smith-McDonald on PTSD
Lorraine is doing her doctoral thesis on PTSD. Hear her amazing story.
1:18:56
November 18, 2018
Larry Metz, Contributing author of, the Home Seller's Bible
Larry Metz is the owner of Meerkat Roofing, and a contributing author of the ground-breaking new book, the Home Seller's Bible.
33:05
November 18, 2018
Part #2 The Legendary Hamish Knox, on leadership
Hamish is a globally renowned trainer, author, and all-around super star
31:14
November 18, 2018
Part #1. The Legendary Hamish Knox, on leadership
Author, trainer, and all-around super-star Hamish Knox. #the meincke show podcast
32:11
November 18, 2018
Michael Bruce Rosmer on, the Meincke Show Podcast
Michael Bruce Rosmer lives a life most people believe is impossible. He shares insights on how he has created his life, and also provides insight on today's big ticket issues.
1:53:06
November 18, 2018
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