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20 Best Canadian Radio Podcasts of 2022

Are you wanting to learn more about canadian radio? Well you’ve come to the right place. This is a curated list of the best canadian radio podcasts of 2022.

We have selected these podcasts for a variety of reasons, but they are all well worth a listen. We tried to select a variety of podcasts across the spectrum from hosts with a wide breadth of experience.

Best Canadian Radio Podcasts 2022

With thanks to ListenNotes, Crunchbase, SemRush and Ahrefs for providing the data to create and rank these podcasts.

CBC News: World Report

  • Publisher: CBC News: World Report
  • Total Episodes: 579

World Report is the first word on the day’s top international and Canadian stories and reveals original work by CBC journalists. Join Nil Köksal weekdays and Marcia Young on the weekends on CBC Radio One.

Man of the Hour

  • Publisher: idobi Network
  • Total Episodes: 203

Sebastien Lefebvre (legendary pop-punk band Simple Plan) & Patrick Langlois (Canadian radio star), are Man of the Hour.

The Doc Project

  • Publisher: CBC Radio
  • Total Episodes: 106

The Doc Project is a weekly CBC radio show and podcast. In our original documentaries, you will meet people, go places, learn things, feel things, and be surprised. We explore the big picture through the people living it. The Doc Project: Canadian stories you can’t stop thinking about.

Roy Green Show

  • Publisher: Global News / Curiouscast
  • Total Episodes: 4816

Roy Green’s resume is outstanding. He is a three time consecutive winner of the Canadian Association of Broadcasters national Gold Ribbon award, Canada’s most prestigious broadcast award. Listeners need not read his resume to know that Roy is a passionate advocate for the average Canadian, with an unshakable desire for justice and a deep and abiding love for his country. No wonder Roy’s show has been cited by Canada’s parliamentary newspaper as required listening for federal politicians. You can also listen to the Roy Green Show live on these stations: 900 CHML Hamilton, Global News Radio 640 Toronto, 980 CFPL London, 680 CJOB Winnipeg, 630 CHED Edmonton, 770 CHQR Calgary, 980 CKNW Vancouver, 650 CKOM, 980 CJME, & Radio NL.

Sultan + Shepard present Dialekt Radio

  • Publisher: Sultan + Shepard
  • Total Episodes: 117

Dialekt Radio is a brand new radio show presented by Sultan + Shepard. The dynamic Canadian production and DJ duo have returned to their progressive and melodic house roots, and are proud to present 60 minutes of music each week dedicated to these sounds. Get ready to go on a journey for 60 mins each week featuring brand new exclusive music from Sultan and Ned as well as exclusive mashups and deep cuts.

Marilyn Denis Does a Podcast

  • Publisher: Bell Media Studios
  • Total Episodes: 71

MARILYN DENIS DOES A PODCAST is a 30-minute, CTV original podcast series. At home and in isolation, Canadian radio and television icon, Marilyn Denis, talks with familiar experts and celebrities featured on The Marilyn Denis show and CHUM 104.5 radio, sharing great stories, conversations and good laughs. It’s the stuff Marilyn talks about with her guests when the mics are off! So whether you’re curious, bored, overwhelmed, or just in need of a bit company, this podcast is for you!

The Mitch Lafon and Jeremy White Show

  • Publisher: Mitch Lafon and Jeremy White
  • Total Episodes: 655

The Mitch Lafon and Jeremy White Show! Available wherever you stream. 

Two of Canada’s top interviewers come together to bring in-depth conversations with the biggest names in showbiz and the crews that make it happen. Hosted by well respected music journalist Mitch Lafon and one of the most recognizable voices on Canadian radio Jeremy White!

From Hall of Famers to rising stars, guests on the show have included Rock N’ Roll Hall of Fame Inductees Def Leppard, KISS, The Go-Go’s, Cheap Trick, David Coverdale (Whitesnake/Deep Purple), members of Bon Jovi and more. Music heavyweights on the show have also included Bryan Adams, Bonnie Tyler, Alessia Cara, NKOTB, Keith Urban, Rick Astley, Bananarama, JXDN, Boy George, Gavin Rossdale from Bush, Kenny Loggins and many more!

Subscribe on YouTube to watch the exclusive interview videos, YouTube.com/JeremyWhiteShow 

Follow the hosts on Twitter:

twitter.com/mitchlafon

twitter.com/jeremywhitemtl

Retrospect ’60s Garage Punk Show

  • Publisher: Phil Grey
  • Total Episodes: 299

Obscure ’60s garage punk, garage rock, proto-punk, freak beat and psychedelia. 1960s US and Canadian rarities, UK, French and Italian freakbeat, ‘Yugobeat’, ‘Group Sounds’ and way cool 60s garage sounds from all parts of the planet! Back episodes available via Apple Podcasts, Spotify, iHeart Radio and all good podcast apps. We have a list at https://wavve.link/Retrospect60sGaragePunk and you can find us on Facebook and Insta. This is a weekly show hosted by Phil Grey and first broadcast on Free FM [Hamilton, New Zealand], a Community Access radio station proudly supported by NZ on Air, with repeat airings across New Zealand and selected Canadian community and campus stations.

Reanimate Music

  • Publisher: Somna
  • Total Episodes: 94

A monthly trance & progressive radio show from Canadian DJ & Producer Somna

Blond Radio

  • Publisher: Brad Kettner
  • Total Episodes: 71

I’m Brad, a west coast Canadian who watches too many movies and loves to be behind a camera. Every week I book calls with strangers from around the world. Blond Radio is a place to ask, discuss, and ultimately listen to a new perspective.

JOY Radio (CJYE) Podcast

  • Publisher: CJYE-AM
  • Total Episodes: 120

JOY Radio (CJYE) is the only Canadian Christian voice in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area! JOY is uniquely Canadian, serving the local Church with programming which reflects the lives of Canadian Christians and takes seriously its role as a ministry broadcasting God’s word in music and message.

Left Turn, Canada

  • Publisher: Andy Borkowski & Christo Aivalis
  • Total Episodes: 51

A new Canadian Politics podcast hosted by Christo Aivalis and Andy Borkowski. This weekly show aims to bring a left perspective to Canadian politics, media, economics, and culture that is far too lacking within mainstream print, audio, and visual media. Christo and Andy bring years of experience in both traditional and new media. Combining these experiences, along with a shared disdain with Canada’s capitalist status quo, this podcast is a must-listen for anyone who wants a Canada based on justice and dignity for all. Andy Borkowski is the Host of Video Game Sophistry, a video game commentary channel with over 250,000 subscribers. He has also worked as a news anchor and reporter at some of Canada’s largest and most popular AM Radio stations for 10 years. Christo Aivalis hosts his own show on YouTube, and is a frequent contributor to sources like Canadian Dimension, Passage, Maclean’s, Washington Post, Globe and Mail, and many others. He holds a PhD in History from Queen’s University, and has been doing political commentary for nearly a decade. Contact us at [email protected]

The Shift with Shane Hewitt

  • Publisher: Corus Radio
  • Total Episodes: 1098

The Shift with Shane Hewitt is talk radio done differently. It’s made for the Canadian community of night owls and early risers. Host Shane Hewitt looks at the news of the day under a new light, revealing what’s really happening behind the scenes and the impact on our lives. The Shift shares stories you’ve never heard before, creating bright and lively conversation in the darkest hours of the night, right across Canada.

Grose Misconduct

  • Publisher: Andrew Grose & Carole McIlvride Grose
  • Total Episodes: 103

Canadian comedian and former radio talk show host Andrew Grose and his wife, Edmonton Comedy Festival Director, Carole McIlvride Grose produce a hilarious weekly show that will have you laughing out loud. The pair share their contradictory views on current events around the world, politics, life and each other. Regular segments include their “Dick of the week”, “Random Thoughts”, What Does Kevin Think?”, “The Doctor’s Office”, “You’re a Covidiot”, “Checking in with the Politicians”, “The BIG Blue Folder” of odd stories and “How Smart is Carole?” While sometimes informative, this podcast is always entertaining.

The Jann Arden Podcast

  • Publisher: iHeartRadio
  • Total Episodes: 126

THE JANN ARDEN PODCAST is an iHeartRadio original podcast hosted by multi-talented Canadian icon Jann Arden. The self-titled podcast discusses the challenges, triumphs, and tribulations of everyday life. THE JANN ARDEN PODCAST is a fun-filled, relatable experience that explores what makes all humans authentically themselves with a variety of special guests including musicians, actors, politicians, writers, and athletes.

Junior Hockey Magazine

  • Publisher: Junior Hockey Magazine
  • Total Episodes: 117

Junior Hockey Magazine is a weekly Podcast & syndicated radio show that profiles the excitement, news and insight of Canadian junior hockey. Despite the Covid 19 crisis, we are pleased to be back on air each week to bring you the insight, news from the players, coaches and league executives from junior hockey across Canada!

Host Gino Reda of TSN, along with our cast of expert hockey journalists from across the country give listeners the latest news and insights to the personalities of Canada’s game. The topics:  World Junior Championships, the CHL –  key players & coaches, the CJHL, NHL Draft prospects, and of course, the latest updates on how the Covid Crisis continues to effect the sport of hockey across Canada.

Charles Adler Tonight

  • Publisher: Corus Radio
  • Total Episodes: 5410

Charles Adler is a 40-year radio and television broadcast veteran whose career has seen him tour Canada, working in Montreal (CJAD), Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto (CFRB), London, Hamilton, and Winnipeg (CJOB). In the U.S.A., Adler hosted a nationally syndicated radio show out of Tampa, hitting more than 120 markets, and a nightly primetime television show out of Boston, for which he won a Best TV Host for New England Emmy. Adler has hosted national radio and television programs in Canada, including Global Sunday and The Charles Adler Show on the Corus Radio Network. Adler has made countless appearances on Canadian national television news and current affairs shows and has guest hosted in the U.S.A. for Sean Hannity on Fox News Channels’ television show Hannity and Colmes. Charles was presented a Key to the City of Toronto in 1998, and is a Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal recipient.

Outlook on Radio Western

  • Publisher: Outlook on Radio Western
  • Total Episodes: 158

Inspired by The Canadian Federation of the Blind, Outlook is a show about accessibility, advocacy, and equality. Hosted by two siblings who were born blind. Heard on 94.9 Radio Western every Monday from 11 AM to noon.

The Current

  • Publisher: CBC Radio
  • Total Episodes: 1660

CBC Radio’s The Current is a meeting place of perspectives with a fresh take on issues that affect Canadians today.

Elaine’s Kitchen Table | Create Better Family, Health, Business, Self

  • Publisher: Elaine Tan Comeau: Business Woman, Entrepreneur, Founder of Easy Daysies
  • Total Episodes: 184

Are you a busy mom or entrepreneur? Take a deep breath and create a better life for you and your family! Elaine Tan Comeau, founder of Easy Daysies (www.easydaysies.com a favorite winning pitch on Dragons’ Den, Canada’s Shark Tank), mom of 3, wife, foodie, stroke survivor, former school teacher, author & speaker, and Mompreneur of the Year in Canada, talks to you about Creating Better family, health, mental health, business and self, all straight from the kitchen table – where it started for her and where it can start for you! This season’s guests include Greg McKeown (author of runaway bestseller Essentialism), Erica Ehm (pioneering MuchMusic VJ), Tonia Jahshan (W100 #1 Canadian female entrepreneur), Ann Douglas (CBC Radio parenting expert/columnist), Dr Vanessa Lapointe (registered psychologist and parenting expert), Tara Teng (Miss World 2012), Brian Dixon (author of Start With Your People) and more! I am so happy to have you join me!

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