Are you wanting to learn more about canadian storytelling? Well you’ve come to the right place. This is a curated list of the best canadian storytelling 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 Storytelling Podcasts 2022
- Publisher: Amy Frost and J-F. Dubeau
- Total Episodes: 67
Achewillow is a storytelling podcast about Miriam DuFour, a French Canadian woman drawn into the bizarre world of Achewillow and her own family’s history in that town. Through her eyes we discover a strange landscape of subtle magics, bizarre people, coffee, the occasional demon, and baked goods. Written by J-F. Dubeau and narrated by Amy Frost
- Publisher: MJ
- Total Episodes: 23
Hosted by a Canadian-born Asian with ADHD | Sharing perspectives & experiences of having ADHD through storytelling, keeping it fun and light with a bit of humor | Bringing awareness & advocating for ADHD brains from ALL backgrounds and communities, because we know ADHD is not defined by skin color, ethnic background, or where we are on the globe. [ADHD Diversified is part of the ADHD reWired Podcast Network.]
- Publisher: Embody Health London
- Total Episodes: 42
Nourishing Thoughts is your go-to recovery podcast, where you will learn how to eat with confidence, cultivate trust with your body and reduce anxiety around food. Hosted by Registered Dietitians and Certified Intuitive Eating Counsellors, Ariana Rodriguez and Cassie Barnard – Canadian and Aussie besties and co-founders of Embody Health London – specialise in eating disorders, body image and chronic dieting. They believe in the power of storytelling and each week they will speak to inspiring guests, who have gone through recovery themselves, experts who will get real and practical, and share bite-sized duet episodes to support you on your recovery journey, every Tuesday and Thursday. You will learn about non-diet nutrition, body acceptance, self-compassion, mindfulness, intuitive eating, eating disorders and self-care, all through a weight inclusive lens. This is your podcast to empower you to nourish your body, master your mindset and embrace the skin you’re in – so you can have your cake and eat it too. Because full recovery is possible! Free recovery resources at https://www.embodyhealthlondon.com/
On the Line: Stories of BC Workers
- Publisher: BC Labour Heritage Centre
- Total Episodes: 14
Canadian labour history storytelling podcast, produced by volunteers & staff of the BC Labour Heritage Centre on unceded xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), səl̓ílwətaʔɬ (Tsleil-Waututh), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish) territories. Hosted by labour reporter & author Rod Mickleburgh, with new episodes released monthly.
- Publisher: Victoria Woelders
- Total Episodes: 84
Original mom-approved stories created by Victoria Woelders for her kids, and her students. Educational storytelling for the home, the classroom and car rides. Empathy Tales focus on virtues and character-building qualities. Created by Victoria who is a Masters educated Canadian teacher and mom of two great kids. Come join our journey and visit our educational storyteller Victoria Woelders at mykidslocker.com to learn more. Empathy Tales are creating compassion one story at a time!
The Canadian Bushcraft Podcast, With Caleb Musgrave
- Publisher: Canadian Bushcraft
- Total Episodes: 101
Discùssing all things related to Bushcraft, camping, survival, hunting, and more. Wilderness survival instructor, and Anishinaabe storyteller Caleb Musgrave and his guests will share open, and oftentimes candid experiences from the wilderness. From mountain lion encounters, to shenanigans in the woods. The Canadian Bushcraft Podcast is both informative, and entertaining.
- Publisher: Liz Beatty
- Total Episodes: 23
North Americana hits the road, unearthing surprising stories that connect Americans and Canadians, then sharing insider travel tips for those who might want to go too. Award-winning journalist Liz Beatty hosts inviting along some great American storytellers and expert guests.
Chatting with Casey
- Publisher: Casey E. Palmer
- Total Episodes: 24
Sometimes words just aren’t enough. Chatting with Casey takes the storytelling style many have come to love from Casey Palmer, Canadian Dad and brings it to the next level with solid monologues, killer conversations, and an energy that just won’t quit no matter HOW hard you try! We chat family, food, travel, tech, fashion and faith—come check us out every Monday!
- Publisher: Audrey Nolte Painter
- Total Episodes: 85
Audrey tells “Bedtime Stories for Adults” in English: set in intriguing countries/places.Parts of the stories are true, the rest is imagination — as all good stories should be. All the stories contain fascinating historical facts about lesser known areas of Guatemala, Cuba, Serbia, South Africa, Bosnia, Mexico, Peru, China, India, Burma and more. These stories make good “Bedtime stories for Adults” who struggle to fall sleep, and are humorous – for easy listening while driving to work. Audrey is a South African Canadian storyteller and writer who has traveled to 41 countries. Some of the stories are in Afrikaans, Audrey’s first language.
Standing On Guard
- Publisher: Mark Vigneault
- Total Episodes: 1
Storytelling of 15 years of loyal services in the Canadian Armed Forces (Royal Canadian Air Force)
- Publisher: Winnie Shi
- Total Episodes: 23
A bite-sized podcast exploring the diversity of cultures that shape Canada through storytelling. V.O.I.C.E. – Voices of the Canadian Immigrant Experiences.
Collaborative Storytelling Café
- Publisher: Tricia Cleland Silva & Paulo de Tarso F. Silva
- Total Episodes: 8
Collaborative Storytelling Café is a podcast for thinkers and tinkers like you! We invite academics and practitioners to share stories that educate, entertain and inspire purposeful work. At the Collaborative Storytelling Café we approach stories about work with a craft mindset. The exchange between our guests and you as our audience is a way to co-create new inclusive stories together. The co-hosts Tricia & Paulo are a Canadian-Brazilian couple based in Helsinki-Finland. Together they work with the method Collaborative Story Craft through their consulting, writing and teaching.
- Publisher: Paola Zamora
- Total Episodes: 18
Pep talks, Bedtime Stories & True-ish Crime. Comedy meets absolute nonsense, with your favorite Mexican-Canadian. Hoping for a career in storytelling… don’t believe a word I say- I’m only 20.
Hoof and Claw by Sir Charles G. D. Roberts (1860 – 1943)
- Publisher: LibriVox
- Total Episodes: 28
These 14 short stories about animals are superb examples of Roberts smooth storytelling style. Knows as the Father of Canadian Poetry, he loved to also write in prose about the wilderness and the personalities of the animals to be found there as well as the exciting things they are capable of. Bears, White Wolves, Lynx, hawks and yes, cattle are just a few of the animals written about. (Summary by phil chenevert)
Fantom & Friends
- Publisher: Leah & Calum
- Total Episodes: 10
A spooky podcast which focuses on Canadian based ghost stories. Each week Calum & Leah tackle a new story that will guarantee to give you the shivers! Leah & Calum are passionate of the unknown and enjoy storytelling dosed with their humour and witt. Listen at your own risk!
Konn Lavery Audiobooks
- Publisher: Konn Lavery
- Total Episodes: 55
Award-winning Canadian author Konn Lavery’s work is recognized by Edmonton’s top five bestseller charts and by reviewers such as Readers’ Favorite, Wishing Shelf Awards, and Literary Titan. After graduating from graphic design college, he began professionally pursuing his writing with his first release, Reality. He continues to write in the thriller, horror, and fantasy genres. Konn’s visual communication skills and musical interests have been transcribed into the formatting, artwork, and supporting audio found within his publications supporting his fascination of transmedia storytelling.
ImmLight of All Circumstances
- Publisher: Lou Janssen Dangzalan & Will Tao
- Total Episodes: 16
ImmLight of All Circumstances (ImmLight) is a podcast and digital media platform aimed at humanizing Canadian immigration and refugee law through storytelling and the sharing of lived experiences. Our aim is to create a space for immigration and refugee law discussion that is accessible and relatable to migrants and to the everyday person. Join us as we shine light on news and policy updates and bring to light the untold stories of Canada’s migrant communities. We hope that you will become a part of our conversations and our journey.
The Living Library Podcast Project
- Publisher: New Canadians Centre Peterborough
- Total Episodes: 23
The Living Library Project aims to share human stories of immigration and integration by highlighting diverse stories of transition, settlement, and belonging. This podcast series tells the stories of newcomers living, working, and building their lives in Peterborough, Ontario. These are their stories of home, belonging, loss, hope, community, and more. The Living Library Project is a storytelling program of the New Canadians Centre Peterborough. This radio-podcast series is produced by the New Canadians Centre in partnership with Trent Radio, and hosted by Jill Staveley of Trent Radio.
- Publisher: Beau’s Brewing Co.
- Total Episodes: 17
This podcast is a bi-weekly check-in from your friends at the employee-owned Canadian craft brewery Beau’s Brewing Company. Through interviews, storytelling and exciting regular features, we’ll explore the intersecting worlds of craft beer, food, music, community and culture – with the curiosity, humour and expertise you’ve come to expect from the folks at Beau’s.
- Publisher: Sarah Kent
- Total Episodes: 3
Resolution Unknown is a podcast dedicated to all things that go bump in the night. True crime, unsolved mysteries, and paranormal conundrums are the focus and we hope to bring a little spooky to your life. The host Sarah Kent is a Canadian digital media major with a passion for writing and storytelling.