Face 2 Face Podcasts: Interviews by David Peck

David hosts the podcast Face2Face, in addition to being a public speaker

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  • Ryan Suffern talks about his film "Finding Oscar", The Guatemalan genocide, and the Dos Erres massacre

Ryan Suffern – Episode 284

Ryan Suffern and Face2Face host David Peck talk about his new film Finding Oscar, truth, empathy and evidence, Guatemala, “real justice” and why he’s now an optimistic realist. ...
April 28, 2017
  • Peter Enns is a return guest today on Face2Face

Peter Enns – Episode 283

Pete Enns and Face2Face host David Peck talk about the power of experience, the sin of certainty, faith, trust, wisdom and why we need to restore our sense of humanity. ...
April 27, 2017
  • isaac julien and doctor sara diamond from OCAD University

Isaac Julien & Dr. Sara Diamond – Episode 282

Isaac Julien and Dr. Diamond and Face2Face host David Peck talk about nurturing different artistic experiences, invisibility of issues and race and complex new media projects and porous institutions. ...
April 26, 2017
  • Ulrik Imtiaz Rolfsen, Adil Khan Farooq talk about their film "Recruiting for Jihad"

Ulrik Imtiaz Rolfsen & Adil Khan Farooq – Episode 281

Ulrik Imtiaz Rolfsen and Adil Khan Farooq talk with Face2Face host David Peck about their new film Recruiting for Jihad, love and community, religion and inclusion, radicalization and why notions of “us versus them” is going lead nowhere. ...
April 26, 2017
  • Journalist and author Lawrence Scanlan talks about his book "A Year of Living Generously"

Larry Scanlan – Episode 280

Lawrence Scanlan and Face2Face host David Peck talk about sharing the wealth, listening compassionately, generosity and social justice of various kinds. ...
April 25, 2017
  • Alexander Hinton from Rutgers University talks about Cambodia's genocide

Alex Hinton – Episode 279

Prof. Alex Hinton of Rutgers University talks with me about his book "Man or Monster: The Trial of a Khmer Rouge Torturer", genocide, evil and the sin of not seeing. ...
April 19, 2017
  • Martin Himel talks about his film "Secrets of Survival"

Martin Himel – Episode 278

Martin Himel and Face2Face host David Peck talk about Martin's film "Secrets of Survival", family, isolation, identity, and loneliness - and the family secrets we all have. ...
April 15, 2017
  • Journalist Ian Gill

Ian Gill – Episode 277

Ian and Face2Face host David Peck talk about “intelligent collaboration,” the state of journalism round the globe, “hopeful narratives,” and how we need to mobilize hopeful knowledge. ...
April 12, 2017
  • Jessica Ann talks about content marketing

Jessica Ann – Episode 276

Jessica and Face2Face host David Peck talk about “slow media”, art versus advertising, mindfulness and how to connect with the “bigger picture.” ...
April 5, 2017
  • Ngozi Paul talks about the Emancipation of Ms. Lovely

Ngozi Paul – Episode 275

Ngozi and Face2Face host David Peck talk about Ms. Lovely, Sarah Baartman, freedom, shame and the colonial gaze, “othering” and why no longer have no excuses. ...
March 29, 2017
  • Geoff Morrison talks about his documentary "The Missing Tourist", about Japanese tourist Atsumi Yoshikubo

Geoff Morrison – Episode 274

Geoff and Face2Face host David Peck talk about his film The Missing Tourist, closure, mental health issues, forest bathing and the bigger mystery that we find ourselves in. ...
March 29, 2017
  • Nick Orchard talks about his film "Having Our Baby" and surrogate parenthood in Canada

Nick Orchard – Episode 273

Nick and Face2Face host David Peck talk about his new film Having Our Baby, misconceptions about surrogacy, reproductive tourism, laws and technology, test tube babies, and celebrating life. ...
March 22, 2017
  • Dr. Marie Wilson of the Truth and Reconciliation commission

Dr. Marie Wilson – Episode 272

Marie and Face2Face host David Peck talk about the Truth and Reconciliation Commission in Canada, victimhood, calls to action, blindness to others, hope and empathy. ...
March 20, 2017
  • Professor Nouman Ashraf interview

Nouman Ashraf – Episode 271

Nouman and Face2Face host David Peck talk about self-dialogue and discovery, exclusion and empathy, racism, disrupting the status quo and something called “diversity by default.” ...
March 17, 2017
  • Kevan Funk talks about his film Hello Destroyer

Kevan Funk – Episode 270

Kevan and Face2Face host David Peck talk about his Canadian Screen Nominated film Hello Destroyer, truth, identity, ”ambiguity with intention,” “curious empathy” and why context is so important. ...
March 16, 2017
  • Julie Hirshey, the Community Relations Director of the Philadelphia Eagles Football Team, talks about the Eagles charity efforts

Julie Hirshey – Episode 269

Julie and Face2Face host David Peck talk about the Philadelphia Eagles, non-profits, charity, and how we as individuals and community-based organizations can create a more significant impact. ...
March 15, 2017
  • Andrew McCarron, author of "Light Comes Shining Through", on Bob Dylan

Andrew McCarron – Episode 268

Andrew and Face2Face host David Peck talk about his new book Light Come Shining, change, the “blood fo the land”, the world-weary qualities of Bob Dylan and his relevance still today. ...
March 8, 2017
  • William Paul Young, author of The Shack, talks about the movie debut

Wm. Paul Young – Episode 267

Paul and Face2Face host David Peck talk about pain, loss, fear, grief, and a god that never existed, celebrating life, love and relationships and the “holiness of the other.” ...
March 1, 2017
  • Louis Theroux and John Dower talk about the film My Scientology Movie

Louis Theroux & John Dower – Episode 266

Louis, John and Face2Face host David Peck talk about their recent film, "My Scientology Movie", a satirical film - quite the absurd study in religion, Scientology, the human condition, skepticism and belief. ...
February 26, 2017
  • Andreas Johnsen is interviewed about Bugs - his documentary on edible insects

Andreas Johnsen – “Bugs” – Episode 265

Andreas and Face2Face host David Peck talk about his new film Bugs, tasty food, sustainability, colonialism and how we’re so often driven by trends and the media. ...
February 22, 2017
  • Fabienne Colas talks about the Toronto Black Film Festival

Fabienne Colas on Face2Face – Episode 264

Fabienne Colas and Face2Face host David Peck talk about the Toronto Black Film Festival, racism, diversity, inclusion and making a difference in the world. ...
February 12, 2017
  • Brian Roberts and David Peck talk about close-up magic like coin and card tricks

Brian Roberts, James Alan & I on Face2Face – Episode 263

Brian Roberts and James Alan join me in the mysterious back room of The Browsers’ Den of Magic to talk about expectations, secrets and the pressure to fool, card magic, wonder, scripting and the permanence of the coin. ...
February 8, 2017
  • Adam Sneyd talks with me about the cotton industry, fair trade, and economic politics

Adam Sneyd on Face2Face – Episode 262

Adam and Face2Face host David Peck talk about his new book Cotton, its empire, commodities and politics, “clothing poverty” and anti-globalization and why we need to be concerned about how the world works. ...
February 8, 2017
  • Robert Osborne talks about addiction, fentanyl and his documentary Unstoppable

Robert Osborne on Face2Face – Episode 261

Robert and Face2Face host David Peck talk about his new film Unstoppable, addiction, making choices and the Fentanyl epidemic in Canada. ...
February 1, 2017
  • Vince Vetro talks about microfinance, and the Lending Journey

Vince Vetro on Face2Face – Episode 260

Vince and Face2Face host David Peck talk about his new film, micro-finance, social justice and why we need to get involved in the “messiness of life.” ...
January 25, 2017
  • Philosopher Julian Baggini talks scepticism, rationalism, Donald Trump and thin and thick

Julian Baggini on Face2Face – Episode 259

Julian and Face2Face host David Peck talk about his new book The Edge of Reason, radical scepticism, a post truth society, and why science doesn't have a monopoly on truth. ...
January 18, 2017
  • Director Elisa Paloschi talks about her documentary Driving with Selvi, and how Selvi escaped child marriage in India

Elisa Paloschi on Face2Face – Episode 258

Elisa and Face2Face host David Peck talk about child marriage, being present, staying positive and why Selvi’s story is an inspiration to us all....
January 13, 2017
  • Theologian C. Baxter Kruger talks about his new book Patmos in this interview

C. Baxter Kruger on Face2Face – Episode 257

Baxter and Face2Face host David Peck talk about his new book Patmos, burned out suicidal theologians, the Incarnation, lies about ourselves and the “reconstruction of our fallen minds.” ...
January 11, 2017
  • Luke Galati talks to me in this interview about his documentary on Eastern Commerce Collegiate High School

Luke Galati on Face2Face – Episode 256

Luke and I talk about community, the changing face of Toronto and gentrification. His film Eastern captures the story of a high school basketball powerhouse but is really a story of the changing face of a neighbourhood. ...
January 4, 2017
  • Drew Hayden Taylor joins me on Face2Face

Drew Hayden Taylor on Face2Face – Episode 255

Drew and Face2Face host David Peck talk about the concept of contact, aliens, humour as the “WD-40 of healing” and aboriginal consciousness. ...
December 16, 2016
  • Nicholas Greco joins speaker David Peck to talk about vapid pop music, Bono and U2

Nicholas Greco on Face2Face – Episode 254

Nicholas Greco and I talk about global care, U2 and how they negotiate their place in the world, moments of truth and why we don't get to see all of each other. ...
December 8, 2016
  • Author and journalist Roger Thurow talks about his book The First 1000 Days in this interview

Roger Thurow on Face2Face – Episode 253

Roger and I talk about his new book The First 1000 Days, “stupid poverty”, malnutrition, journalism and “gray matter” as infrastructure. ...
November 30, 2016
  • Ed Wilson of the International Justice Mission interviewed today

Ed Wilson on Face2Face – Episode 252

Ed and I talk about building a safe future for all, The Locust Effect, responsibility and compassionate intervention. ...
November 23, 2016
  • interview with Dr. Mari Swingle about her book i-Mind

Dr. Mari Swingle on Face2Face – Episode 251

Dr. Swingle and I and I talk about her new book i-Minds, the digital divide, facial cues, the danger of unmitigated access and directional versus correctional therapies. ...
November 16, 2016
  • Curt Rhodes joins David Peck for an interview today.

Curt Rhodes on Face2Face – Episode 250

Curt Rhodes and Face2Face host David Peck talk about Syrians as newcomers to Canada, mentorship, giving back and about Syrians helping Syrians. ...
November 14, 2016
  • Interview with Pamela Hawley of Universal Giving

Pamela Hawley on Face2Face – Episode 249

Pamela and I talk about volunteerism, “your story”, social entrepreneurship, Universal Giving and why she’s not a pessimist. ...
November 9, 2016
  • Interview with Deepa Mehta, director of Anatomy of Violence

Anatomy of Violence – TIFF 2016 – Episode 248

Deepa and Face2Face host David Peck talk about systemic violence, choice and responsibility, inequality, gender disparity, power dynamics and why good parenting matters. ...
November 8, 2016
  • Dog Eat Dog director Paul Schrader interviewed today

Dog Eat Dog – TIFF 2016 – Episode 247

Paul Schrader and I talk about his new film Dog Eat Dog, living in the “sweet spot” of history, why humans have run their course and the recidivist nature of crime. ...
November 7, 2016
  • Director Mohanad Yaqubi interviewed about his film Off Frame AKA Revolution until Victory

Off Frame AKA Revolution until Victory – TIFF 2016 – Episode 246

Mohanad Yaqubi and I talk about Palestine, history, peaceful revolution, looking for shadows and finding the bridge between all of us. ...
November 6, 2016
  • Erin Heidenreich, director of Girl Unbound, talks with interviewer David Peck

Girl Unbound – TIFF 2016 – Episode 245

Erin and I talk about gender disparity, her new film Girl Unbound, honesty, inspiration and where our perspective comes from. ...
November 6, 2016
  • Maria Jose Cuevas sits down to talk about Beauties of the Night and show-women in this interview

Beauties of the Night – TIFF 2016 – Episode 244

Maria-Jose Cuevas, Olga Breeskin and I talk about show-women, reinventing yourself, living for and with your dreams and gender issues of all kinds. ...
November 3, 2016
  • An interview with Ilan Ziv about his new film An Eye for An Eye

An Eye for An Eye – TIFF 2016 – Episode 243

Ilan Ziv and I talk about his new film An Eye for An Eye, hate, racism, and forgiveness, why the future may not be so bright, where hope fits in and why developing a positive narrative is essential. ...
November 2, 2016
  • Join my podcast today with Dr. Anthony Lang

Dr. Anthony Lang on Face2Face – Episode 242

Dr. Lang and I talk about redundancies in the brain, the tendency towards addiction, bio-markers and neurological disorders and vaccines, neuro-plasticity and diagnosis. ...
November 2, 2016
  • Yesmin Ustaoglu's new film Clair Obscur

Clair Obscur – TIFF 2016 – Episode 241

Yesim Ustaoglu and I talk about tradition, sexual politics in Turkey, harsh modernism, manipulation, control and patriarchal power. ...
November 1, 2016

Mimosas – TIFF 2016 – Episode 240

Oliver Laxe and I talk about Sufism, the “geometry of the heart”, religion, contra-tradition, the mystical edge to everything and why there is really nothing at all to understand. ...
October 31, 2016
  • Bill Dubuque and Mark Williams talk about their film The Headhunters Calling

The Headhunter’s Calling – TIFF 2016 – Episode 239

Bill Dubuque and Mark Williams and I talk about their new film The Head-hunters Calling, pure ego, being present and why we’re all addicts of one kind or another. ...
October 30, 2016
  • Katell Quillévéré is interviewed about her film "Heal the Living"

Heal the Living – TIFF 2016 – Episode 238

Katell Quillévéré and I talk about her new film Heal The Living, science over mystery, living for our loved ones, taking care of others and the rituals of death. ...
October 29, 2016
  • Lutz Gregor interviewed by podcaster David Peck about his film Mali Blues

Mali Blues – TIFF 2016 – Episode 237

Lutz Gregor and I talk about his new film Mali Blues, the question of culture, colonialism, the power of music to evoke emotion and change and artful disruption. ...
October 28, 2016
  • Kathy Eldon talks about her film "The Journey is the Destination"

The Journey is the Destination – TIFF 2016 – Episode 236

Kathy Eldon and I talk about social change, catalyzing action, creative activism and choosing love and why fearlessness matters more than we know. ...
October 27, 2016
  • Jonathan Nadeau joins David Peck on Face2Face and talks about trying to make assistive software freely available for the visually impaired

Jonathan Nadeau on Face2Face – Episode 235

Jonathan Nadeau and I talk about “blindness” and disability, assistive technology, crowd funding and why he roots for the underdog....
October 26, 2016
  • Raja Amari, Hiam Abbas and Sarra Hannachi talk about their film Foreign Body,

Foreign Body – TIFF 2016 – Episode 234

Raja Arami, Hiam Abbass and Sarra Hannachi talk about their new film Foreign Body, refugees, identity, relational complexity and the present over the future. ...
October 25, 2016
  • Juho Kuosmanen and Jarrko Lahti interviewed about their film The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Maki

The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Mäki – TIFF 2016 – Episode 233

Juho Kuosmanen and Jarrko Lahti and I talk about love stories, boxing as a metaphor, what’s important in life and how not to be cynical. ...
October 25, 2016
  • Director Don Scime sits down with me to talk about "The David Dance" in this Face to Face interview

The David Dance – TIFF 2016 – Episode 232

Don and I talk about the new film The David Dance, what it means to feel different, self-esteem issues, fitting in and his take on a story that has “universal appeal.” ...
October 22, 2016
  • The Film Tuko Macho talks about justice, and the lack thereof, in Kenya. A film from the Nest Collective, presented at TIFF 2016

Tuko Macho – TIFF 2016 – Episode 231

Jim and George and I about Tuko Macho, The Nest Collective, an African generational voice, identity and internal voices and why extreme order is surreal. ...
October 21, 2016
  • Andreas Dalsgaard's new film "The War Show" showed at the Toronto International Film Festival 2016

The War Show – TIFF 2016 – Episode 230

Andreas Dalsgaard and I talk about his new film The War Show, Syria, self-discovery and tools of expression, silence and journalistic analysis. ...
October 20, 2016
  • Robert Cenedella interview on Face2Face, talks about his film "Art Bastards"

Art Bastard – TIFF 2016 – Episode 229

Robert and I talk about his new film Art Bastard, how not to play the "art game," the narrow minded establishment, and what isn't art. ...
October 16, 2016
  • Orlando von Einsiedel and Joanna Natasegara produced the film "The White Helmets", shown at TIFF 2016, which talks of the eponymous Nobel Prize nominated group working in relief efforts in Aleppo, Syria

The White Helmets – TIFF 2016 – Episode 228

On today’s TIFF episode I talk to Orlando and Joanna about their moving new film The White Helmets, Syria, courage and doing the right thing in the face of fear. ...
October 16, 2016
  • All Governments Lie: Truth, Deception and the Spirit of I.F. Stone, from Fred Peabody

All Governments Lie – TIFF 2016 – Episode 227

Fred Peabody and I talk about his new film All Governments Lie: Truth, Deception and the Spirit of I.F. Stone, speaking truth to power, unplugging from the mainstream, pressure from below and good journalism. ...
October 12, 2016
  • Marie Noelle presented her film "Marie Curie" at TIFF 2016

Marie Curie – TIFF 2016 – Episode 226

Marie and I talk about knowledge, gender disparity, about focus and passion and how her new film touches on both the beauty and the limitations of science. ...
October 10, 2016
  • Marc Forster presented his film "All I See Is You" at Toronto International Film Festival 2016

All I See Is You – TIFF 2016 – Episode 225

Marc and I talk about his new film All I See Is You, broken relationships, our shifting attention, expectations, loneliness and why it’s so important to realize that sometimes all we have is each other. ...
October 6, 2016
  • Gave Lindo of the Reel World Film Festival in Toronto

Gave Lindo on Face2Face – Episode 224

Gave and I talk about The Reel World Film Festival, storytelling, and creating opportunities for people to act through dialogue, empathy and film. ...
October 5, 2016
  • Hugh Gibson talks about his film "The Stairs", from TIFF 2016

The Stairs – TIFF 2016 – Episode 223

Hugh and I talk about his new film The Stairs, “harm reduction care”, addictions, empathy and compassion and “Toronto: The Not So Good.” ...
October 5, 2016
  • Magician James Alan

James Alan on Face2Face – Episode 222

James and I talk about mathematics, magic and mystery, risk and about how to leverage small secrets, and why it’s not about how smart you are, but it’s about what you know. ...
October 3, 2016
  • Interview with Bob Phillips

Bob Phillips on Face2Face – Episode 221

Bob and I talk about residential schools, urban reconciliation, why he was thrown out of Burnamthorpe Collegiate some 55 years ago and how colonialism still is having its impact. ...
September 28, 2016
  • "The Fixer", showing at TIFF 2016, from Adrian Sitaru

The Fixer – TIFF 2016 – Episode 220

Adrian and I talked about his new film “The Fixer”, journalism, abuse, slavery, human behaviour and why sometimes compassion is not enough. ...
September 27, 2016
  • Todd Minerson from White Ribbon talks about ending violence against women

Todd Minerson on Face2Face – Episode 219

Todd and I talk about masculinity, gender violence, “calling out versus calling in”, the business case for doing it “right”, and why Jack Layton believe you need a dream to live beyond yourself. ...
September 26, 2016
  • Jonas Mekas is the subject of the film "I Had Nowhere to Go", which showed at TIFF 2016

I Had Nowhere to Go – TIFF 2016 – Episode 218

Jonas and I talked about refugees and memory, about ambient noise, poetry, the new film I Had Nowhere To Go, and why he's spent a lifetime ignoring Hollywood. ...
September 24, 2016
  • Avi Nesher talks about his film Past Life during TIFF 2016

Past Life – TIFF 2016 – Episode 217

Avi and I talked about his brilliant and beautiful new film Past Life, and letting go, about justice, pessimism and why he believes we need to "let life take over." ...
September 24, 2016
  • Ashley MacKenzie's "Werewolf", about addiction in a small town, showed at TIFF 2016

Werewolf – TIFF 2016 – Episode 216

Ashley and I talk about her new film Werewolf, choices and addictions, modern existentialism, Albert Camus and about "paying attention." ...
September 21, 2016
  • Surfers on the beach in Gaza; a scene from the powerful documentary about Israel, Egypt, and the Gaza Strip

Gaza Surf Club – TIFF 2016 – Episode 215

Today we talk about a documentary which engages politics and religion, the Gaza Strip, the Middle East, and why surfing is a brilliant metaphor for community and change. ...
September 21, 2016
  • Forever Pure, from Maya Zinshtein, talks about racism, religion and football (soccer)

Forever Pure – TIFF 2016 – Episode 214

Maya and I talk about her important new film Forever Pure, racism, religion and hate, Israel, the cost of remaining silent, and politics as sport. ...
September 21, 2016
  • Raoul Peck, director of I am not your Negro, during TIFF 2016, interview with David Peck

I Am Not Your Negro – TIFF 2016 – Episode 213

Raoul and I talk about white privilege, consumerism and class economics, apathy and ignorance and how most issues are not about guilt, but about “knowing”. ...
September 21, 2016
  • Interview with Kristina Kumric, director of Half A Man, showing at the Toronto International Film Festival 2016 (TIFF)

Half A Man – TIFF 2016 – Episode 212

Kristina and Maja and I talk about their beautiful new film Half a Man, the Balkan War, innocence, overcoming trauma, denial and what family is really all about. ...
September 17, 2016

An Insignificant Man – TIFF 2016 – Episode 211

We talk in this interview about Khushboo’s and Vinay’s new brilliant film “An Insignificant Man”, about social and political change and why India is a “very ambitious project”. We touch on inequality, hope and why these two young directors want to change the world. ...
September 16, 2016
  • Kulvir Gill of Clareo Partners interviewed today

Kulvir Gill on Face2Face – Episode 210

Kulvir and I talk about generosity, the biggest delusion of humanity, our authentic selves and how the right thing can be done in the right way, ...
September 12, 2016
  • Marko Papic, geopolitical expert at BCA Research

Marko Papic on Face2Face – Episode 209

Marko and I talk about our multi-polar world, risk, why he reads the news for a living, American hegemony, and why “should” is a four letter word. ...
September 10, 2016
  • Petr Vaclav's new film Never Alone will be showing at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF)

Petr Vaclav on Face2Face – Episode 208

    Petr and I talk about his new film Never Alone and about choice, fascism, ideological issues that concern us all and why he’s still an optimist. TIFF Runs from: September 8th – September 18th, 2016 For more information about the festival TIFF’s site. Trailer IMDB   Biography Petr Vaclav graduated from Prague Film... ...
September 9, 2016
  • Nick Saik, expert on genetically modified organisms, GMOs, on Face2Face

Nick Saik on Face2Face – Episode 207

Nick talks about his new film Know GMO, drought resistant crops, weed management and rational optimism versus irrational pessimism. ...
September 7, 2016
  • Rick Wolfe joins me on Face2Face to talk about his "Kitchen Table Conversation" approach to facilitated dialogue

Rick Wolfe on Face2Face – Episode 206

Rick and I talk about kitchen table culture, aspiring leaders, 3 part epiphanies, and why conversation is a deeply creative process. ...
August 31, 2016
  • Interview with Anita Bromberg of the Canadian Race Relations Foundation

Anita Bromberg on Face2Face – Episode 205

  Anita and I talk about racism in Canada, why we need to build inclusion, how hate speech and free speech are very different and why there is only one human race.   Biography Anita Bromberg is the Executive Director of the Canadian Race Relations Foundation, a Canadian Crown Agency dedicated to eliminating racism and... ...
August 29, 2016
  • Charles Plant is today's guest on Face2Face

Charles Plant on Face2Face – Episode 204

Charles and I talk about fear, doubt and uncertainty, success and entrepreneurship and why gossip is a way to regulate one’s own behavior. ...
August 26, 2016
  • Mentalist Bobby Motta joins David Peck on Face2Face

Bobby Motta on Face2Face – Episode 203

Bobby and I talk about magic, deception, mentalism, entrepreneurship and building a business from the ground up and about why perspective is everything. ...
August 24, 2016
  • David Melia on Face2Face

David Melia on Face2Face – Episode 202

David and I talked about entrepreneurship, what’s wrong with our educational system, why learners need to be engaged and how passion plays such an important role in pretty much everything and about his exciting initiative called Kaajenga. ...
August 17, 2016
  • Eugene Burger, magician, interviewed today with David Peck

Eugene Burger on Face2Face – Episode 201

Eugene and I talk about magic as a “way”, storytelling, how words have hypnotized us, why we all need to wake up and why mystery is really the problem....
August 15, 2016
  • Magician Matt DiSero - one of Face2Face's first guests - returns for this special 200th episode

Matt DiSero on Face2Face – Episode 200

Matthew and I talk about his latest TV appearance, Las Vegas, why he’s finally left his ego behind as a performer and how he thinks there’s an audience for everything now. ...
August 10, 2016
  • Glenn Mullin talks about Tibet and tantric Buddhism with host David Peck

Glenn Mullin on Face2Face – Episode 199

Glenn and I talk about “humourful humility”, the power of the inner life, Buddhism, the first Tibetan fart joke and the beneficial presence of others. ...
July 20, 2016
  • Magician Rob Stewart on the podcast Face2Face

Rob Stewart on Face2Face – Episode 198

Rob and I talk about the environment, why Sharks are sophisticated animals, when he first fell in love with humanity, why he still has hope and the need for us all to go a little farther and deeper. ...
July 20, 2016
  • John Aitchison, author of The Shark and the Albatross

John Aitchison on Face2Face – Episode 197

John and I talk his new book The Shark and The Albatross about the natural world, poetry, beauty, patience and emotion and looking for subtle signs in the environment. ...
July 18, 2016
  • Guest Susan Delacourt talks about Steven Harper's legacy, how we choose politicians and they choose us

Susan Delacourt on Face2Face – Ep 196

Susan and I talk about “image politics” and the media, Stephen Harper’s legacy, Ottawa and how it’s constantly changing and why voters are often appealed to through their wallets. ...
July 14, 2016
  • Jurgen Todehofer joins David Peck to talk about ISIS, brainwashing and the real effects of war

Jurgen Todenhofer on Face2Face – Ep 195

Jürgen and I talk about “truth”, ISIS, brainwashing, the media, respect for other cultures and the real face of war. ...
July 14, 2016
  • Lawrence Hass on Face2Face interviewed by David Peck

Lawrence Hass on Face2Face – Episode 194

Lawrence talks in our second interview about his love for magic, dogmatism, pleasure, making mistakes, about the notion of “tools and not rules”, why we’re all storytelling animals and how Aristotle was a friend to artists everywhere. ...
July 13, 2016
  • Greg Paul of Sanctuary talks about income disparity with David Peck

Greg Paul on Face2Face – Episode 193

Greg and I talk about identity, justice and the possibility of hope, poverty, love and why we’re short on happiness around here. ...
July 6, 2016
  • Brian McKennon talks about his film Newfoundland at Armageddon

Brian McKenna on Face2Face – Ep. 192

Brian McKenna and I talk about his new film "Newfoundland at Armageddon", unnecessary war and how an incident with bullies changed his life. ...
June 30, 2016
  • Alex Hinton talks about genocide and Cambodia

Alex Hinton on Face2Face – Episode 191

Alex and I talk about peace and reconciliation, trust, genocide, Hannah Arendt and our understanding of the other and what all this means about “us”. ...
June 29, 2016
  • Jay Whitelaw interviewed on Face2Face

Jay Whitelaw on Face2Face – Episode 190

Jay and I talk about his new approach to giving and an amazing new app he’s designed called Givesome. We touch on philanthropy, why’s he’s passionate about the giver and how a meeting at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas changed his life. ...
June 22, 2016
  • Magician Mac King

Mac King on Face2Face – Episode 189

Mac and I talk about comedy and magic, show business and working in Las Vegas and why he’s a good listener and how that makes him a better performer and why nice guys don't always finish last. ...
June 15, 2016
  • Magician Jeff McBride talks about magic as mystery and deception magic with David Peck, keynoter and magician himself.

Face 2 Face with Jeff McBride – Episode 188

  Right click here to download the podcast Jeff talks about magic mystery and deception and magic as “effect without a cause.” He has plenty of wisdom and insight to share on the art of practice, discipline, and “expert simplicity” and about the power of possibility. Biography Jeff McBride, named Magician of the Year by... ...
June 8, 2016
  • Author Michel Coren talks about his new book Epiphany, on a Christian response to LGBT issues

Face 2 Face with Michael Coren – Episode 186

  Right click here to download the podcast Michael Coren Michael talks about his new book Epiphany, dogmatism, the religious right, why he’s still so optimistic and his desire for change. Biography For four years Michael was the host of The Arena, a nightly television show on Sun News. For more than twelve years he was... ...
June 4, 2016
  • Marcie Hume talks about her film "Magicians" on Face2Face with David Peck

Face 2 Face with Marcie Hume – Episode 187

Marcie and I talk about empathy and others, magic, a shift in perspective, the power of film for social change and a “real sense of belonging.” ...
June 4, 2016
  • Mitch Abrams talks with David Peck about Patient Centered Care

Face 2 Face with Mitch Abrams – Episode 185

  Right click here to download the podcast Mitch and I talk today about patient centered care, meditation, why the “system” is broken, dehumanization, music and the arts and how it’s all connected to our understating of mind/body health. Biography Dr. Mitch Abrams, M.D. FRCP, is a Canadian radiologist, medical educator and held the post... ...
June 1, 2016
  • Nicholas Greco joins speaker David Peck to talk about vapid pop music, Bono and U2

Face 2 Face with Nicholas Greco – Episode 184

  Right click here to download the podcast Nicholas Greco Listen in as Nicholas talks about vapid pop songs, Bono and U2, activism and idealism, why music matters more than we know and how one can transcend the here and now at a rock concert. Please Note: Here’s a little update on a reference that... ...
May 25, 2016
  • Susanne Regina Meures and David Peck talk about her new film Raving Iran, freedom, the politics of fear, oppression and the power of friendship.

Face 2 Face with Susanne Regina Meures – Episode 183

Susanne and I talk about her new film Raving Iran, freedom, the politics of fear, oppression and the power of friendship. ...
May 23, 2016
  • Peter Stockland with David Peck on Face2Face podcast

Face 2 Face with Peter Stockland – Episode 182

  Right click here to download the podcast Listen in as Peter talks about what it means to be human, why he believes in something beyond himself, how we shape our understanding in pubic life and why he thinks we should all be eating lunch at home a little more often. Convivium Magazine Biography Peter... ...
May 18, 2016
  • Cristal Earle with David Peck on Face2Face

Face 2 Face with Christal Earle – Episode 181

Christal talks about finding bravery when you need it most, looking for new stories to tell, how we need to change the questions we so often ask and why there is something beautiful about the inquisitive mind ...
May 11, 2016
  • Alethea Arnaquq-Baril talks Hot Docs and her film Angry Inuk

Face 2 Face with Alethea Arnaquq – Episode 180

Alethea and I talk about her new film Angry Inuk, the “People of the Seal”, cultural prejudice, setting the Inuit record straight, song battles and a new model for animal activism. ...
May 10, 2016
  • Todd and Jedd Wider talk their award-winning documentary "God Knows Where I Am"

Face 2 Face with Todd & Jedd Wider – Episode 179

Todd, Jedd and Lori I talk about their new film God Knows Where I Am. We touch on mental health issues, the “other”, the poetic edge to filmmaking and the “ever porous cracks” in our social safety nets. ...
May 8, 2016
  • Anjali Nayar talks about her film "Gun Runners" showing at Hot Docs in Toronto; interview by keynote speaker David Peck

Face 2 Face with Anjali Nayar – Episode 178

Anjali and I talk about the power of storytelling to change lives, her new film Gun Runners, friendship, the mediations of the marathon runner, the Global South and why we need to spend more time listening to others. ...
May 7, 2016
  • After Circus, a film from Viveka Melki

Face 2 Face with Viveka Melki – Episode 177

Viveka and I talked about her new film After Circus and about memory and recollection, about what defines us as we approach the dubious notion of retirement and how she loves performing and the circus. ...
May 7, 2016
  • Michele Smith of the movie "Best and Most Beautiful Things"

Face 2 Face – “Best and Most Beautiful Things” – Ep. 176

Michelle Smith and I talk about authenticity, truth and transparency and the new film she stars in called Best and Most Beautiful Things. We’re also joined by some of the film team, Jeff Consiglio, Ariana Garfinkel and Jordan Salvatoriello and we chat about notions of the other, playing with you senses and that there are not just two types of people in the world. ...
May 6, 2016
  • Eden Rahim  interviewed by keynote speaker David Peck

Face 2 Face with Eden Rahim (pt2) – Episode 175

In part 2 Eden and I talk about the Genomic revolution, the double helix and Watson and Crick and where insights and innovation germinate. We chat about efficacious data, the move towards precision medicine and why biotech is not involved in “nice to haves.” ...
May 6, 2016
  • Eden Rahim  interviewed by keynote speaker David Peck

Face 2 Face with Eden Rahim – Episode 174

Eden and I talk about the Bio Tech industry and amazing innovations in the field of bio-logic pharmaceuticals. It’s remarkable what’s going on in the sector and Eden has plenty of insight to share. We talk about idiosyncratic risk, disease modifying drugs and why he believes this is a virtuous industry. ...
May 5, 2016
  • Guest Alan Kol on Face2Face today talking about his movie "Transfixed"

Face 2 Face with Alon Kol – Episode 173

Alon talks about his new film Transfixed, activism and action, walking in the shoes of others and how it can help us to understand the world in a new and more inclusive way. ...
May 4, 2016
  • Drolkar McCallum on Face2Face podcast with David Peck

Face 2 Face with Drolkar McCallum – Episode 172

Drolkar and I talk about finding happiness in all the wrong places, discipline, meditation, Buddhism and how it’s possible to bike from Toronto to Thailand. ...
April 27, 2016
  • Sean Campbell of Samaritan's Purse interviewed on Face2Face

Face 2 Face with Sean Campbell – Episode 171

Sean and I talk about our role in serving others, why he’s more interested in what unites than what separates us and his definition of love and compassion. ...
April 23, 2016
  • Ron Chapman interviewed by conference speaker David Peck on Face2Face

Face 2 Face with Ron Chapman – Episode 170

Ron and I talk about his beautiful new film The Poet of Havana, the magic of music, the generosity of poets like Carlos Varela and why piracy at one time was seen as a blessing in Cuba. ...
April 20, 2016
  • Musician Jacob Moon on Face2Face with speaker David Peck, talking about social justice

Face 2 Face with Jacob Moon – Episode 169

Jacob talks today about Rush and music, “live looping”, why the hands are often like jokers to him, the difference between gifting and practice and why he has fostered a heart for social justice. ...
April 14, 2016
  • Terry LeBlanc with David Peck on Face2Face podcast

Face 2 Face with Terry LeBlanc – Episode 168

Terry talks about “weaponized” religion, compound worldviews, about living in a “both/and” world, and unpacks notions of interdependence, integration and inter-relationship. ...
April 13, 2016
  • Esther Meek  on David Peck's Face2Face Podcast

Face 2 Face with Esther Meek – Episode 167

Esther talks about her love for knowledge, philosophy and wisdom, defective approaches to knowing, how “it’s all connected and why she is concerned about others as a philosopher. ...
April 6, 2016
  • Helen Slinger on David Peck's Face2Face Podcast

Face 2 Face with Helen Slinger – Episode 166

Helen talks about her new film Hold Your Fire, about police violence, fear, the Sammy Yatim shooting and how 1 in 5 of us will suffer form a mental health crisis at some point in out lives. ...
March 30, 2016
  • Interview with Dayne Pratzky about his movie "The Frackman", showing at the Human Rights Watch Film Festival

Face 2 Face with Dayne Pratzky – Episode 165

Listen in as Dayne talks about why he’s called The Frackman, coal seam gas mining, why we all matter more than we know and how to be bold, brave and proud when becoming an activist. ...
March 28, 2016
  • Michele Mitchell joins keynote speaker David Peck on Face2Face to talk about her movie "The Uncondemned"

Face 2 Face with Michele Mitchell – Episode 164

Listen in as Michele talks about the new film The Uncondemned, rape as a war crime, why we have a responsibility to others and the “grace of fate.” ...
March 24, 2016
  • Mark Bulgutch on David Peck's Face2Face Podcast

Face 2 Face with Mark Bulgutch – Episode 163

Listen in today as Mark talks about falling in love with journalism, how too often it’s a business and not a calling, what “getting it first” versus “getting it right” is all about and why he’s still hopeful. ...
March 23, 2016
  • Sophia Luvara talks about her film "Inside the Chinese Closet" which is showing at the 2016 Human Rights Watch Film Festival

Face 2 Face with Sophia Luvarà – Episode 162

Listen in as Sophia talks about her new film Inside The Chinese Closet, LGBTQ rights here at home and in China, trust, transparency and why she’s still optimistic about the future. ...
March 22, 2016
  • Eileen Thalenberg joins David Peck on Face2Face to talk about her movie "A Jihadi in the Family" and the Human Rights Watch Film Festival in Toronto

Face 2 Face with Eileen Thalenberg – Episode 161

Listen in as Eileen talks about her new film A Jihadi In The Family, Islamophobia, brokenness, and the power of real community. ...
March 21, 2016
  • Magali Simard on Face2Face, discussing the Human Rights Film Festival

Face 2 Face with Magali Simard – Episode 160

Listen in as Magali talks about the Human Rights Watch Film Festival, the power of film to work towards social change and why she might be a cynic at heart, but still eternally hopeful. ...
March 18, 2016
  • Peter Davis  on David Peck's Face2Face Podcast

Face 2 Face with Peter Davis – Episode 159

Peter talks about the ”dialectics of violence”, why cooperation will be essential to our survival as a human race, why he makes films for himself and how capitalism is a killer system. ...
March 16, 2016
  • Gilad Cohen and Amar Wala

Face 2 Face with Gilad Cohen and Amar Wala – Episode 158

  Right click here to download the podcast Gilad Cohen and Amar Wala Listen in as Gilad and Amar talk about why they think that human rights needs to be rebranded, their new podcast The Hum and why there is always a reason to hope. The Hum Podcast Check out the trailer here The term... ...
March 14, 2016
  • The movie River starring Jamie Sutherland, directed by Jamie Dagg

Face 2 Face with Jamie Dagg and Rossif Sutherland – Episode 157

Listen in on our chat today with Jamie Dagg and Rossif Sutherland talking about their new film River, the Mekong and unintended consequences. ...
March 11, 2016
  • Karen Valley from WarAmps on David Peck's Face2Face Podcast

Face 2 Face with Karen Valley – Episode 156

Right click here to download the podcast Karen talks today about what it means to be “disabled”, our limitations, her social entrepreneurial spirit and why it’s so important to push the boundaries in a variety of ways. Biography Karen Valley was born missing her left arm below the elbow and was enrolled in The War... ...
March 9, 2016
  • Erin Hunt  on David Peck's Face2Face Podcast

Face 2 Face with Erin Hunt – Episode 155

  Right click here to download the podcast Erin Hunt Erin speaks passionately today about landmines, cluster munitions and why Canadians have played such a significant role in the campaign against these “indiscriminate inhumane weapons”, why she thinks this problem is 100% solvable and a new kind of diplomacy. Biography Since 2003, Erin has been... ...
March 2, 2016
  • Holly Gordon on David Peck's Face2Face Podcast

Face 2 Face with Holly Gordon – Episode 154

  Right click here to download the podcast Listen in as Holly talks about women’s empowerment, the power of storytelling, why education is important, the gap between head and heart and why things change when you create room for conversation. The Film: Girl Rising Watch the Trailer here Biography As Co-Founder and CEO of Girl... ...
February 24, 2016
  • Doug Magee on Face2Face podcast

Face 2 Face with Doug Magee – Episode 153

  Right click here to download the podcast Doug talks about how your politics is defined by what you see out your front window, why he’s against the death penalty, political satire in the US and his new book President Blog. Biography Doug Magee is a writer, photographer, and filmmaker living in New York’s East... ...
February 24, 2016
  • Karen Dougherty on David Peck's Face2Face Podcast

Face 2 Face with Karen Dougherty – Episode 152

    Karen Dougherty Karen talks about uncertainty, the frozen smile, anxious attachment, trans-generational trauma, good parenting and about learning how to self regulate. Biography   Karen Dougherty is Toronto-based psychotherapist and documentary filmmaker. In her practice she works to help patients through periods of adversity, transition, and instability to deepen self-understanding, establish emotional regulation,... ...
February 17, 2016
  • Mina Shum and Selwyn Jacobs  joins social change advocate and keynote speaker David Peck on the podcast Face2Face

Face 2 Face with Mina Shum and Selwyn Jacob – Episode 151

Right click here to download the podcast Ninth Floor Mina and Selwyn talk about inclusion, racism in Canada, the voice of the underdog and about film as propaganda. Check out the trailer of their new NFB film Ninth Floor making its world premiere at TIFF 2015. Synopsis of Film It started quietly when a group... ...
February 10, 2016
  • Magician Lawrence Hass on David Peck's Face2Face Podcast

Face 2 Face with Lawrence Hass – Episode 150

  Lawrence talks in this interview about mystery, context, the fear of failure, wonder and the ”business” of art making. He speaks about obstacles to good living, how are is life giving and why philosophy matters more now than ever. Biography Lawrence Hass, Ph.D., is Professor of Humanities at Austin College and the Associate Dean... ...
February 3, 2016
  • Ian Tyson Educator and Speaker

Face 2 Face with Ian Tyson – Episode 149

Ian talks about leadership, why attitude is so important, why misery is a choice, consistency and why he’s an unapologetic nerd. ...
January 27, 2016
  • Cheryl Hopkins and Carl Rudnik from Baitcloud on Face2Face with David Peck  Save

Face 2 Face with Baitcloud – Episode 148

  Today’s conversation is about great ideas, having good instincts, the entrepreneurial spirit, ‎a passion for creating solutions and what problem solving can lead to.  Biography “BaitCloud is a fishing industry start-up out of Mississauga, Ontario that started in 2015 with two first time inventors and entrepreneurs, Cheryl Hopkins and Carl Rudnik. Their growth has... ...
January 20, 2016
  • Mike Pond and Director Maureen Palmer on David Peck's Face2Face Podcast

Face 2 Face with Maureen Palmer – Episode 147

  To download this podcast, right click here and choose “Save link”. Maureen talks about her new film Wasted, alcoholism, compassionate evidence based care, why she might have too much empathy and how the world of medicine is changing when it comes to treating addiction. Film Trailer Film Synopsis Filmmaker Maureen Palmer set out to... ...
January 18, 2016
  • Gavin Armstrong  on David Peck's Face2Face Podcast

Face 2 Face with Gavin Armstrong – Episode 146

Gavin is a social entrepreneur and talks about opportunities in the global South, the luck iron fish bio medics, the importance of research and ‎the interconnected like nature of it all. ...
January 13, 2016
  • David Ben on David Peck's Face2Face Podcast to discuss cancer research

Face 2 Face with David Ben – Episode 145

David recently launched his “#No Hair Selfie” campaign to raise funds for Cancer research. Today we talk about magic, “perfect editorial judgement”, what if questions, creativity, uncertainty and his fascination with paradox. ...
January 8, 2016
  • Alan Zweig on David Peck's Face2Face Podcast

Face 2 Face with Alan Zweig – Episode 144

Alan talks about his new film Hurt about Steve Fonyo. It’s a fascinating, beautiful and tragic story. Alan talks about the project, cognitive dissonance, brokenness and why he made the film. ...
January 8, 2016
  • TJ Grant on David Peck's Face2Face Podcast

Face 2 Face with TJ Grant – Episode 143

Listen as TJ talks about making a difference, Zimbabwe, the Trillion-dollar bill, the extraordinary versus the ordinary and unexpected outcomes within international development. ...
December 30, 2015
  • Jared Byas on David Peck's Face2Face Podcast

Face 2 Face with Jared Byas – Episode 142

‎Jared talks about leadership development, possibilities, why words matter and why the "content is more important than the container." ...
December 23, 2015
  • Kay Warren, wife of Rick Warren, on David Peck's Face2Face Podcast

Face 2 Face with Kay Warren – Episode 141

  Right-click & choose “Save link” to download  Kay talks about why it’s too bad we’ve “stopped lamenting”, how mental illness is th silent killer and about finding purpose in one’s pain. Biography Kay Warren, cofounder of Saddleback Church with her husband, Rick, is an international speaker, best-selling author and Bible teacher who has a... ...
December 15, 2015
  • Michael Messenger of World Vision Canada

Face 2 Face with Michael Messenger – Episode 140

  Right-click & choose “Save link” to download   The new President of World Vision Canada has plenty to say about global development, leadership and generosity. He talks about the nuance of helping others and why he continues to remain hopeful. Biography As President and Chief Executive Officer of World Vision Canada, Michael Messenger is... ...
December 15, 2015
  • Luc Lombardi on David Peck's Face2Face Podcast

Face 2 Face with Luc Lombardi – Episode 139

Luc talks a great deal about leadership, freedom, choice and responsibility. He reminds us about what it means to lead and to listen. ...
December 15, 2015
  • David Morrison addresses education in Malawi on Face2Face with David Peck

Face 2 Face with David Morrison – Episode 138

  David talks about his crazy approach to raising money for education, relief and development, why his heart is in Africa and why Malawians are tired of handouts. Biography David Morrison ‘Mo’ was born in Toronto, Ontario.  After high school he travelled to California on a football scholarship.  An injury took him out early, but... ...
December 14, 2015
  • Mark Kingwell on David Peck's Face2Face Podcast

Face 2 Face with Mark Kingwell – Episode 137

  Professor Mark Kingwell talks about sharing your space, walking, why children are good philosophers and how all philosophical reflection begins in wonder. Biography Mark Kingwell, M.Litt, M.Phil, PhD, D.F.A. (born March 1, 1963) is a Canadian professor of philosophy and associate chair at the University of Toronto‘s Department of Philosophy. Kingwell is a fellow of... ...
December 14, 2015
  • Mark Terry on David Peck's Face2Face podcast

Face 2 Face with David Conlon – Episode 136

  Dave talks about choice and responsisbility, leadership and why he believes in young people. He reminds us how they really do want to get their boots on the ground and change the world. Biography After presenting leadership seminars to students, teachers and parents in schools, leadership camps and conferences that have ranged from Tennessee,... ...
December 14, 2015
  • Curt Rhodes on David Peck's Face2Face Podcast

Face 2 Face with Curt Rhodes – Episode 135

        Curt talks openly about Syria, the middle-eastern crisis, refugees and why we can’t survive without others. He reminds us that every person matters, chats about trust, trauma and loss. Biography Dr. Curt Rhodes is the founder and international director of Questscope, a non-profit, non-governmental organization working with, and on behalf of,... ...
December 11, 2015
  • Mark Terry on David Peck's Face2Face podcast

Face 2 Face with Mark Terry – Episode 134

    Listen is as producer Mark Terry talks about the Paris climate summit, adaptation versus mitigation, hopeless data and how we need to cultivate courage with regard to the crisis we find ourselves in.   Film Synopsis The Youth Climate Report film project includes a 45-minute linear documentary film and a multi-linear documentary film... ...
December 11, 2015
  • Tonje Hessen Schei and Brandon Bryant speak about their movie Drone on Face2Face with David Peck

Face 2 Face with Tonje Hessen Schei and Brandon Bryant – Episode 133

Join in as we talk about Tonje’s new important film Drone, truth, Sun Tzu’s Art of War and how it’s been misunderstood, the greater good, freedom, choice and responsibility. ...
November 15, 2015
  • Paul Katis during TIFF15 on Face2Face with David Peck

Face 2 Face with Paul Katis – Episode 132

Paul Katis talks about Kilo Two Bravo, why we’re all potentially heroes and why he didn't start out to make an anti war film. ...
November 12, 2015
  • Amos Gitai talks about his movie Rabin during TIFF15 on Face2Face with David Peck

Face 2 Face with Amos Gitaï – Episode 131

Amos talked about his new film, about Israel not being a monolithic culture, peace, and why the “other” should exist. ...
November 12, 2015
  • Caroline Ingvarsson on Face2Face with David Peck

Face 2 Face with Caroline Ingvarsson – Episode 130

Caroline and I talk about her beautiful new film, the complexities of relationships, boundaries and why so many of us are quick to jump to the wrong conclusions. ...
November 12, 2015
  • Pablo Aguero speaks about his movie Eva Doesn't Sleep on Face2Face with David Peck

Face 2 Face with Pablo Aguero – Episode 129

Pablo and I spoke about Argentina, critiques of power, finding life in death and about how film doesn’t pass judgment. ...
November 12, 2015
  • Daniel and Emmanuel Lecone during TIFF15 on Face2Face with David Peck

Face 2 Face with Emmanuel and Daniel Leconte – Episode 128

Daniel and Emmanuel talk about their new film Je suis Charlie and about the Charlie Hedbo massacre. We touch on issues of freedom, critique ideologies, the truth and chat a great deal about asking better questions. ...
November 12, 2015
  • Federica Foglia Tonje Hessen Schei and Brandon Bryant

Face 2 Face with Federica Foglia – Episode 127

Federica and I have a wonderful time together chatting about politics, relationships, “common sense”, art and why she’s not shy of controversy....
November 12, 2015
  • Peter Enns  joins social change advocate and keynote speaker David Peck on the podcast Face2Face

Face 2 Face with Peter Enns – Episode 126

Peter discusses science and religion, why stories are essential, modernist notions of truth and why fear makes us all do crazy things....
October 31, 2015
  • Jeff Gunn  joins social change advocate and keynote speaker David Peck on the podcast Face2Face

Face 2 Face with Jeff Gunn – Episode 125

Jeff talks about happiness, creative energy, why he’s interested in emotional connections and global imbalance. ...
October 30, 2015
  • Derek Flood  joins social change advocate and keynote speaker David Peck on the podcast Face2Face

Face 2 Face with Derek Flood – Episode 124

Derek talks about asking questions with compassion, his sometimes controversial approach to theology and why he’s been “Disarming Scripture” for some time now. ...
October 29, 2015
  • Rabbi Stephen Wise  joins social change advocate and keynote speaker David Peck on the podcast Face2Face

Face 2 Face with Rabbi Stephen Wise – Episode 123

Rabbi Wise talks about the middle east, illogical fear, similarity through difference and Interfaith dialogue. ...
October 28, 2015
  • Pietra Brettkelly  joins social change advocate and keynote speaker David Peck on the podcast Face2Face

Face 2 Face with Pietra Brettkelly – Episode 122

Listen to Pietra talk about identity, the resilience of the human spirit, gender disparity, her new film and why she’s attracted to people in difficult situations. ...
October 27, 2015
  • Delayne Weeks joins social change advocate and keynote speaker David Peck on the podcast Face2Face

Face 2 Face with Delayne Weeks – Episode 121

Delayne talks about the gold mining, a better future for the extractive sector, social change, an ecology of commerce and making a difference in Cambodia. ...
October 26, 2015
  • Neal Broffman  joins social change advocate and keynote speaker David Peck on the podcast Face2Face

Face 2 Face with Neal Broffman – Episode 120

Listen in today as Neal talks about being human, un-sourced reporting, the dangers of social media and compassion. ...
October 25, 2015
  • Public speaker David Peck interviews John Bromley on Face2Face

Face 2 Face with John Bromley – Episode 119

John talks about being a charitable banker, what it means to be literate from a charitable perspective and why Canadians are generous when they’re asked and what it means to create a culture of giving. ...
April 29, 2015
  • Leena Yadav  joins social change advocate and keynote speaker David Peck on the podcast Face2Face

Face 2 Face with Leena Yadav – Episode 118

Today's interview was a delight for me as I spoke with Leena and her three main actors from the film Parched. We talk about popular culture, shame, fear, gender disparity, and how we should question everything. You really don’t want to miss this one. ...
April 28, 2015
  • David Verbeek joins social change advocate and keynote speaker David Peck on the podcast Face2Face

Face 2 Face with David Verbeek – Episode 117

Listen to with David Verbeek and actor Gregoire Colin talk about their new film Full Contact, our disconnect from reality, how silence can be instructive and PTSD. ...
April 27, 2015
  • Rossif Sutherland joins social change advocate and keynote speaker David Peck on the podcast Face2Face to talk about his movie Hyena Road

Face 2 Face with Rossif Sutherland – Episode 116

Don’t miss this interview as Rossif talks about his move into acting, why he’s a storyteller at heart and why he feels “we’re all in this together.” ...
April 26, 2015
  • Paul Gross joins social change advocate and keynote speaker David Peck on the podcast Face2Face

Face 2 Face with Paul Gross – Episode 115

Listen in as Paul talks about the complexities of war, how the world is “not settling down” and about his encounter with absolutes. ...
April 25, 2015
  • Kelly Hadfield joins social change advocate and keynote speaker David Peck on the podcast Face2Face

Face 2 Face with Kelly Hadfield – Episode 114

Kelly has a great story to tell and is a woman with a cause. Listen in as she proves that little things do indeed make a big difference and that moving the needle from a social change perspective requires commitment, passion and focus. ...
April 24, 2015
  • Avi Lewis  joins social change advocate and keynote speaker David Peck on the podcast Face2Face

Face 2 Face with Avi Lewis – Episode 113

This conversation was a real pleasure for me. Listen to Avi chat about neo-liberalism, why movements are essential, a future of radical change, why he has hope and why his film this film is really about finding meaning through story, relationships and validating others. ...
April 23, 2015
  • Author William Paul Young joins social change advocate and keynote speaker David Peck on the podcast Face2Face

Face 2 Face with Paul Young – Episode 112

Paul talks passionately today about Grace, gender, and inclusion. He’s also has plenty to say about his new book Eve and how The Shack is being made into a major motion picture. ...
April 22, 2015
  • Hermon Hailay and Max Conil  joins social change advocate and keynote speaker David Peck on the podcast Face2Face

Face 2 Face with Hermon Hailay and Max Conil – Episode 111

Listen in today as Hermon and Max Conil talk about their film The Price of Love, about film making in Ethiopia, relationships and what makes us better human beings. ...
April 21, 2015
  • Laughlan Munro  joins social change advocate and keynote speaker David Peck on the podcast Face2Face

Face 2 Face with Lauchlan Munro – Episode 110

Join in today as my guest talks about non-GDP metrics for development, ideological tool kits, policy development and why the “weight of ideas” matters a great deal. ...
April 20, 2015
  • Geeta Gandbhir and Ray Lalone  joins social change advocate and keynote speaker David Peck on the podcast Face2Face

Face 2 Face with Geeta Gandbhir and Ray Lalonde – Episode 109

Listen in as Geeta talks about why she wanted to make a “kick ass” story about women, gender justice and how little things make a big difference. ...
April 19, 2015
  • 2016 Oscar nominee Ciro Guerra  joins social change advocate and keynote speaker David Peck on the podcast Face2Face

Face 2 Face with Ciro Guerra – Episode 108

Listen in on today’s chat with Colombian filmmaker Ciro Guerra about his new film Embrace of the Serpent, mystery, the environment, the importance of indigenous cultures and why western science is still so close-minded. ...
April 18, 2015
  • Danae Elon  joins social change advocate and keynote speaker David Peck on the podcast Face2Face

Face 2 Face with Danae Elon – Episode 107

Listen in as film maker Danae talks about her new film P.S. Jerusalem, racism, exploitation, why it’s so difficult to film in Jerusalem and how she has become increasingly uncomfortable pointing the camera at other people. ...
April 17, 2015
  • Director Jamie Dagg on David Peck's Face2Face Podcast

Face 2 Face with Jamie Dagg – Episode 106

Listen in on our chat today with director Jamie Dagg about his new film River, corruption, justice, why storytelling matters and how unintended consequences can make all the difference. ...
April 16, 2015
  • Patrick Reed and Michelle Shepherd  join social change advocate and keynote speaker David Peck on the podcast Face2Face

Face 2 Face with Patrick Reed and Michelle Shephard – Episode 105

Listen in as Patrick and Michelle talk candidly about truth, injustice and provide important insights into the life of Omar Khadr. ...
April 15, 2015
  • Mina Shum and Selwyn Jacobs  joins social change advocate and keynote speaker David Peck on the podcast Face2Face

Face 2 Face with Mina Shum and Selwyn Jacobs – Episode 104

  Photo credit: Véro Boncompagni Listen in today as these filmmakers, Mina Shum and Selwyn Jacobs, talk about Canada’s hidden history, implicit and explicit racism, why we need to listen to others and why they’re confident we can overcome our fears. Check out the trailer of their new NFB film Ninth Floor making its world... ...
April 14, 2015
  • Ron Colman  joins social change advocate and keynote speaker David Peck on the podcast Face2Face

Face 2 Face with Ron Colman – Episode 103

Listen in today as Ron and I discuss Gross National Happiness, full cost accounting, political will, social change and integrated ways of looking at progress. ...
April 13, 2015
  • Tom Ogden with keynote speaker and interviewer David Peck

Face 2 Face with Tom Ogden – Episode 102

Tom talks about why ghosts haunt places not people and about magic, ufology and superstition and why as a sleight of hand magician he’s still believes in the notion of mystery. ...
April 12, 2015
  • Dennis Raphael with keynote speaker and interviewer David Peck

Face 2 Face with Dennis Raphael – Episode 101

Dennis talks in today’s interview about the social determinants of health, the working poor, poverty in Canada, influence, corporate power, income inequality and the power of unions and how they’re all connected. ...
April 11, 2015
  • David Miller with keynote speaker and interviewer David Peck

Face 2 Face with David Miller – Episode 100

Join us for a lively chat about leadership, community wellbeing and why we should care, why democracy matters and why we need to leave the planet in a better place than how we found it. ...
April 10, 2015
  • Brayton "Brady" Polka joins social change advocate and keynote speaker David Peck on the podcast Face2Face

Face 2 Face with Dr. Brayton Polka – Episode 99

In this fun and engaging chat Brady speaks about love, thoughtful speech as action, why he doesn’t believe in the good old days and why we have to be the authors of ourselves. ...
April 9, 2015
  • Annie Parker joins social change advocate and keynote speaker David Peck on the podcast Face2Face

Face 2 Face with Annie Parker – Episode 98

Join us today as Annie talks candidly about “why she’s not special”, her fight with a rare form of Cancer, about “we” versus “me”, why she’s so positive and why her life and philosophy has changed so radically over the past few years. ...
April 8, 2015
  • Martin Moleski joins social change advocate and keynote speaker David Peck on the podcast Face2Face

Face 2 Face with Fr. Martin Moleski – Episode 97

Martin speaks passionately about tacit knowledge, mentorship, the Master/Disciple relationship, the relief found in realizing that we don’t have to “prove” everything and why the thought of Michael Polanyi matters. ...
April 7, 2015
  • Brett Matthews joins social change advocate and keynote speaker David Peck on the podcast Face2Face

Face 2 Face with Brett Matthews – Episode 96

Brett talks about empowerment, innovation and money. He asks how we can bring the villagers struggling for survival all over the developing world, inside our evolving ‘global village’? ...
April 6, 2015
  • Michelle Knolljoins social change advocate and keynote speaker David Peck on the podcast Face2Face

Face 2 Face with Michelle Knoll – Episode 95

Michelle talks to day about her approach to solving social issues in her community. She speaks about celebrating difference, facilitating community and how we really need to learn how to say hello more often. ...
April 5, 2015
  • Stephen Mallory joins social change advocate and keynote speaker David Peck on the podcast Face2Face

Face 2 Face with Stephen Mallory – Episode 94

Steve discusses his passion for clean water, prioritization, volunteerism and mentorship. He reminds us that even Ghandi used the media well to further his cause and speaks about the power of one. ...
April 4, 2015
  • Wendy Gritter joins social change advocate and keynote speaker David Peck on the podcast Face2Face

Face 2 Face with Wendy Gritter – Episode 93

Wendy talks about shame, guilt, principled pluralism and the walking wounded. She considers how many of us have been socialized to feel disgust for the other and touch on how secrets breed toxicity and ultimately cover up truth and justice. ...
April 3, 2015
  • Atom Egoyan joins social change advocate and keynote speaker David Peck on the podcast Face2Face

Face 2 Face with Atom Egoyan – Episode 92

                Photo By: Tina Rowden Today’s conversation covered a lot of ground. Listen in as Atom speaks about his approach to understanding the human condition, remorse and reconciliation, national self-determination and the stories he tells. Biography With fifteen features and related projects, Egoyan has won numerous prizes at... ...
April 2, 2015
  • Abram Bicksler joins David Peck on Face2Face

Face 2 Face with Dr. Abram Bicksler – Episode 91

Abram today talks about the moral and wise application of knowledge, learning to be quiet, why technology is only going to take us so far, “crops of merit” and how humility is essential to good development. ...
April 1, 2015
  • Jigme Thinley, former Bhutanese Prime Minister of Bhutan, joins social change advocate and keynote speaker David Peck on the podcast Face2Face

Face 2 Face with Jigme Thinley – Episode 90

Today’s interview was a real thrill for me. I was able to spend some time with the former Prime Minister of Bhutan – Jigme Thinley while he was in town for a Humber College IDI and SoChange Symposium recently called: Beyond GDP. Listen is as he talks about Gross National Happiness, “enlightened selfishness”, creating living conditions that matter, how to control our greed and about universal aspirations and the ultimate good. ...
March 31, 2015
  • Smita Singhjoins social change advocate and keynote speaker David Peck on the podcast Face2Face

Face 2 Face with Smita Singh – Episode 89

Listen in today as I chat to one of my new heroes from India. Smita tells us why she works in the world of human trafficking, how young women are so resilient, why the issue is not always related to poverty and how she thinks things are getting better. ...
March 30, 2015
  • Jean Saindon interviewed by keynote speaker David Peck

Face 2 Face with Jean Saindon – Episode 88

Listen in today to a friend and one of my former professors talk about some interesting things. We talk sex, gender, and pornography. Jean has plenty to say about how we use labels and often don’t understand them, respect for other people, and what we need to do with hypocrisy. ...
March 29, 2015
  • Gwyneth James interviewed by keynote speaker David Peck

Face 2 Face with Gwyneth James – Episode 87

Gwyneth talks about giving back, being hooked on volunteerism, why her right and left-brains are intimately linked, and why numbers are the key to the universe. ...
March 28, 2015
  • Mark Vander Vennenjoins social change advocate and keynote speaker David Peck on the podcast Face2Face

Face 2 Face with Mark Vander Vennen – Episode 86

Mark talks to day about shame versus guilt, mental health issues and how we are all wired for relationships. Listen in to hear his thoughts on desperate and difficult issues of our time. Mark tells us why we need to listen more, how we should reflect on despair and why we all need to look beyond ourselves. ...
March 27, 2015
  • Justin Rahim joins social change advocate and keynote speaker David Peck on the podcast Face2Face

Face 2 Face with Justin Rahim – Episode 85

Justin will change the way you think about design. He’s a Lego advocate and always appreciated the simple building block like nature of the toy. He has a relational edge when it comes to design and believes that spacecan inspire. Listen in to why he thinks that design is an exercise in compromise, how good design transcends and why we all need to feel like we’re a little more at home in the world. ...
March 25, 2015
  • Bradely Pierik joins social change advocate and keynote speaker David Peck on the podcast Face2Face

Face 2 Face with Bradley Pierik – Episode 83

  Today’s conversation is about water, social enterprise and about being a “rational optimist.” Listen in as Bradley tells us about his passion for clean water, the market place, and why he believes that more equality is fundamentally a good thing. He talks about gratuitous wealth, conspicuous consumption and about why he was “unhappy about... ...
March 24, 2015
  • Kalyanee Mam joins social change advocate and keynote speaker David Peck on the podcast Face2Face

Face 2 Face with Kalyanee Mam – Episode 82

Join Kalyanee and I today as she talks about her love for Cambodia and the environment, about “us” as the centre of the ripple, the universal nature to stories and why as a film director she feels that we need to “touch and feel” to get a better understanding of the world we live in. ...
March 23, 2015
  • Rob Shirkey interviewed by keynote speaker David Peck

Face 2 Face with Robert Shirkey – Episode 81

Today’s conversation is about thinking local, acting municipally and global change. Robert talks about a “space for alternatives”, his own approach to the environment and a “transportation solution” and why altering the chemistry of our planet is essential to our future. ...
March 21, 2015
  • Philosopher Peter Singer with David Peck talking about social change on Face2Face

Face 2 Face with Peter Singer – Episode 80

Listen in to this weeks interview with Peter Singer about this new book The Most Good You Can Do and see what he has to say about giving, philanthropy and utilitarian ethics. ...
March 20, 2015
  • James Alan, Michael Close on Face2Face with speaker David Peck

Face 2 Face with James Alan and Michael Close – Episode 79

This week’s podcast was a fun one to record. Taped in front of a live enthusiastic and thoughtful audience this past December in downtown Toronto. I chatted with two magicians, on stage and post show, James Alan and Mike Close. The food was good, the magic terrific and the conversation engaging. Listen is as we talk about magic, wonder and reason in the 21st century. ...
March 19, 2015
  • Theologian Patrick Frankling joins David Peck on Face2Face

Face 2 Face with Patrick Franklin – Episode 78

Patrick is a theologian, author and professor who has plenty to say about religion-less Christianity, truth and the life of Dietrich Bonhoeffer. If the idea of religion-less Christianity or ethics or pacifism interests you then there is plenty here for further reflection. ...
March 17, 2015
  • Ryan Snider  on Face2Face with speaker David Peck

Face 2 Face with Dr. Ryan Snider – Episode 77

Ryan is a passionate guy who has a PhD in geography and eco-tourism. Listen in as he talks a great deal about poverty and selfless and altruistic people and why the fact that there were over a billion people travelling the globe last year is important. He tells us why he thinks that sustainability is a three-legged stool, about creative ways to change the world and about how his successful social enterprise is changing the way people think. ...
March 15, 2015
  • Zehra Abbas on Face2Face with speaker David Peck

Face 2 Face with Zehra Abbas – Episode 75

Zehra is a passionate about what she does. Listen in as she talks about how she didn’t go to school to learn about her take on local and global change, how she launched her entrepreneurial and socially innovativeStudio 89, and what she’s doing to bring together the for profit and not for profit business models. ...
March 14, 2015
  • Kelly Ernst joins David Peck on Face2Face

Face 2 Face with Kelly Ernst – Episode 74

Kelly has plenty to say about Basic Income in Canada and why we can afford it, Viktor Frankl and Mans Search for Meaning, and why education is so important. Read a recent article by him and Rob Rainer (next weeks guest) here in the Star. ...
March 13, 2015
  • Peter Blakely joins David Peck on Face2Face

Face 2 Face with Peter Blakely – Episode 73

Peter recently spent some time in Nepal, climbing, hiking and camping around Mount Everest. He’ll tell us more about his experience and in this interview talk about stewardship, money and donor loyalty. He’ll challenge your ideas about generous Canadians and talk about why people give to people, why he thinks we have many acquaintances, but only very few friends. ...
March 12, 2015
  • Jason Hamilton on Face2Face with speaker David Peck

Face 2 Face with Jason Hamilton – Episode 72

Jason works for Advocate Printing founded in 1891. They understand the triple bottom line. He’s a passionate and committed member of an organization with over 500 employees who matter. Listen in as he talks about building community, giving back, generosity and why he thinks print isn’t dead. ...
March 11, 2015
  • Ella Cooper on Face2Face with speaker David Peck

Face 2 Face with Ella Cooper – Episode 71

Ella is a change maker who is making it happen in a variety of ways. Listen is as she talks about her new filmBlack Men Loving, internalized racism, how she tries to build community through the arts and why she wants to raise the voice of the marginalized in Toronto. ...
March 10, 2015
  • Former head of World Vision Canada joins social change advocate and keynote speaker David Peck on the podcast Face2Face

Face 2 Face with David Toycen – Episode 70

This week’s conversation is a real treat and with a good friend of mine. My advice is to listen closely. Pay attention as Dave talks about his deep passion for the two-thirds world, why he does what he does and why he thinks that we’re all able to give. He’ll tell you why he’s preoccupied with hope, about opportunities for peace and why gender justice is essential to building a better world. ...
March 9, 2015
  • Rick Campanelli on Face2Face with speaker David Peck

Face 2 Face with Rick Campanelli (part 1 of 2)- Episode 68

You really do need to listen in on this as Rick talks about Cambodia, his philanthropic work and his passion for global change, music and making a difference. He is without a doubt one of the nicest and friendliest people I know. ...
March 8, 2015
  • Promod Sharma on Face2Face with speaker David Peck

Face 2 Face with Promod Sharma – Episode 67

Promod is the king of understatement. Listen in as he tells us about trust and why we no longer have to rely on the “experts”, why in sports “doublethink” is essential to winning and why he believes that we measure what’s simple not necessarily what’s important. ...
March 7, 2015
  • Nigel Fisher with keynote speaker and interviewer David Peck

Face 2 Face with Nigel Fisher – Episode 66

Listen in to this amazing interview with Nigel Fisher who has spent his life working in the Global South and on a variety of humanitarian interventions. He just received the Order of Canada and has plenty to say about hope and helping others, about how he’s a strong believer in stories and how we must enable children to think critically. He even talks briefly about his cameo in Sean Penn’s upcoming film called: The Last Face. Check out this article...
March 5, 2015
  • Scott Presse with keynote speaker and interviewer David Peck

Face 2 Face with Scott Presse – Episode 65

Scott has plenty to say when it comes to leadership and what makes a company grow. Listen in as he tells us why he’s passionate about motivating leaders and high performers to perform better, what some of the traits essential to good leadership are and why we shouldn’t do anything we’re not excellent at. ...
March 5, 2015
  • Russ Ford interviewed by keynote speaker David Peck

Face 2 Face with Russ Ford – Episode 64

  Listen is today as Russ talks about why he’s running for councilor in Ward 6 in Toronto. He talks about his own conviction and passion for what will make the city a better place to live and how he lives somewhere in a place between anger and hope. Russ Ford has served the citizens of... ...
March 5, 2015
  • Tamara Erde on Face2Face with speaker David Peck

Face 2 Face with Tamara Erde – Episode 63

Tamara talks about her new film that premiered at TIFF this year called This is My Land. In it she examines the ideological structures within the Israeli and Palestinian school systems. She talks about structures, violence, fear and why we all need to ask better questions. ...
March 4, 2015
  • Ossama Mohammed and Wiam Simav with David Peck on Face2Face

Face 2 Face with Ossama Mohammed and Wiam Simav Bedirxan- Episode 62

Listen in as these two ground breaking film makers talk about their experience making this touching, compelling, poetic and deeply tragic film. It’s a story about Syria made by 1001 images says Ossama. Check out the trailer. ...
March 3, 2015
  • Dr. Sandra Tai with keynote speaker and interviewer David Peck

Face 2 Face with Dr. Sandra Tai – Episode 61

Listen in to this weeks interview as a British, Malaysian, American and Canadian Doctor tells her story. It’s encouraging, affirming and challenging for us all. Dr. Tai talks about how she believes that education for girls is essential for development of all kinds, how she has become an expert in the latest evolution in braces and how she’s transforming the smile. ...
March 2, 2015
  • Shae Invidiata  interviewed by keynote speaker David Peck

Face 2 Face with Shae Invidiata – Episode 60

Listen in to Shae as she gives us her take on Slavery, Bill C-36, “Evil at its best” and why Canada is at a cross roads when it comes to the slave trade. She also talks about the legacy she wants to leave, why we should always give back and how life is really all about people. ...
March 1, 2015
  • Joshua Oppenheimer interviewed by keynote speaker David Peck

Face 2 Face with Joshua Oppenheimer – Episode 59

Please do catch this rare opportunity as I interview the man behind the Oscar nominated The Act of Killing and the soon to be released The Look of Silence. ...
February 28, 2015
  • Nina Spencer interviewed by keynote speaker David Peck

Face 2 Face with Nina Spencer – Episode 58

Nina has been a guest on Face2Face before.Today she talks about her lessons learned for work and life from climbing Kilimanjaro. ...
February 27, 2015
  • Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish interviewed by keynote speaker David Peck

Face 2 Face with Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish – Episode 57

This interview was a real honour and treat for me. You can’t miss this podcast! Join in as Nobel Peace Prize nominee Dr. Abuelaish talks about a “freedom for all”, how violence crosses all borders, why life is in our hands, why we shouldn’t treat symptoms and why there is no such thing as a stupid student. ...
February 26, 2015
  • Frank Soriano interviewed by keynote speaker David Peck

Face 2 Face with Frank Soriano – Episode 56

In this weeks podcast we talk to a leadership expert and consultant who has plenty to say. Frank talks about the dark side of management, why there is no silver bullet, “other” awareness, how what we believe is indeed connected to what and how we think. ...
February 25, 2015
  • Kevin Flatt joins David Peck on Face2Face

Face 2 Face with Kevin Flatt – Episode 55

On today’s podcast we talk with a historian and theologian who has written a recent book on what’s happening in the Canadian United church, why he thinks evangelicals have been misrepresented in the media and why he thinks that young people today have a hunger to understand the way the world works. ...
February 24, 2015
  • Jennifer Lentfer joins David Peck on Face2Face

Face 2 Face with Jennifer Lentfer – Episode 54

Jennifer is very busy working on a whole lot of different projects. Listen in today as she tells us why she is looking for something a little more genuine and authentic, why we have to keep people at the center, why we need more stories about “overcoming” and not just success and how people are coming together globally to demand change. ...
February 23, 2015
  • Ieva Lace  interviewed by keynote speaker David Peck

Face 2 Face with Ieva Lace – Episode 53

Listen in as Ieva pronounced (Yeva) talks about her passion for the environment, social justice and empowering women. She tells us more about what she believes to be the best ways to empower families around the world, the danger of dependency syndrome and why is it that men still run the world. ...
February 22, 2015
  • Glen Foster, "that canadian guy" interviewed by keynote speaker David Peck

Face 2 Face with Glen Foster – Episode 52

“That Canadian Guy” has plenty to say – funny, relevant, likable and always engaging. Check out this podcast as Glen talks about our police state, the legalization of pot, and the difference within politics of leaders of leaders who are incompetent versus being evil. ...
February 21, 2015
  • Bryan Webber interviewed by keynote speaker David Peck

Face 2 Face with Bryan Webber – Episode 51

Today’s interview is with the VP of development for the YMCA in Hamilton. Bryan talks about volunteerism, the joy of giving and why practicing generosity is important and how giving is really about us. He reminds us to think about our roles in the great disparity of the world and why we have to take the time to listen to our hearts. ...
February 20, 2015
  • Ben Petersen joins David Peck on Face2Face

Face 2 Face with Ben Peterson – Episode 50

Listen in and capture a little of Ben’s passion as he talks about social change, Newsana and how Ghana’s first free election changed his worldview and why journalism is a stepping stone to something greater. ...
February 19, 2015
  • Brian McLaren interviewed by keynote speaker David Peck

Face 2 Face with Brian McLaren – Episode 49

  In this podcast author, theologian and activist Brian McLaren talks about his new book We Make The Road By Walking. He speaks about the danger of weapons and economic systems that dehumanize, why we need a meta-discourse and how theology is often viewed as a construction of boxes that contain God. Biography Brian D.... ...
February 18, 2015
  • Gabe Fujuri interviewed by keynote speaker David Peck

Face 2 Face with Gabe Fajuri – Episode 48

Gabe is one of the most interesting people I know. He’s a magician, auctioneer, writer, editor and publisher of books. Listen in as he talks about the history of magic and gambling, about cheating devices and how sometimes the gold is mixed in with the garbage. He’ll tell us why he does what he does, how he has peeked into the lives of famous magicians like Houdini, Jay Marshall, Harry Kellar, Howard Thurston, andCardini and why if you’re going to...
February 17, 2015
  • Ola Mohajar interviewed by keynote speaker David Peck

Face 2 Face with Ola Mohajer – Episode 47

Ola is committed to serving communities in so many ways. From her days within university and beyond, she has worked and volunteered in peace, mediation and human rights groups, student government and Canadian non-profits. Currently, Ola works for the United Nations in Zimbabwe is the Founder of The Art of Islam. For her volunteerism and work Ola has recently been awarded The Alberta Council for Global Cooperation’s Top 30 Under 30 Award, The University of Calgary Interfaith Award of Excellence...
February 16, 2015
  • Grace Attar  interviewed by keynote speaker David Peck

Face 2 Face with Grace Attard – Episode 46

Listen in to this week’s podcast as Grace tells us about giving back and serving others. She talks about recognizing opportunities that we think are not possible, why all CEO’s should be entrepreneurs and how hope is mindset. You will be challenged and you will be encouraged. Grace has a delightful edge to her that is reminiscent of her advice. “Full out compassion. Full out competence. Full out courage.” ...
February 15, 2015
  • anthony lindan interviewed by keynote speaker David Peck

Face 2 Face with Anthony Lindan – Episode 45

Listen in on Anthony as he talks about how he has remade himself over and over again. He’ll provide some insight on busyness versus getting things done, entrepreneurship, lateral career moves, metaphors and communication tools, and why if you’re going to dive into a task you better be willing to “live and breathe it” for awhile. ...
February 14, 2015
  • Julia Moulden interviewed by keynote speaker David Peck

Face 2 Face with Julia Moulden – Episode 44

  Join me in this rare and exciting interview with one of Canada’s freshest and brightest writers. Julia talks about being a “ripe new radical”, how stories are the “equipment for living”, why her dinner table is so important to her and how her heroes journey’s have changed her life. Julia Moulden is a playful... ...
February 13, 2015
  • Daniel Mullin interviews fellow philosopher David Peck

Face 2 Face with Daniel Mullin – Episode 43

Join us as Daniel talks about how philosophy is a practical discipline, how to live a reflective life, how we’re all natural philosophers, and why Mans Search for Meaning changed his life. ...
February 12, 2015
  • Jason Lemieux interviewed by keynote speaker David Peck

Face 2 Face with Jason Lemieux – Episode 42

Jason talks a great deal about the little things and how they can impact our health, our overall wellbeing and why sitting is now considered the new smoking. There are some great tips here for everyone and a metaphor or two guaranteed to meet you somewhere in the middle. Listen in and capture a little of Jason’s passion about holistic healthcare. You’ll be better off for it. ...
February 11, 2015
  • Mark Bowald interviewed by keynote speaker David Peck

Face 2 Face with Mark Bowald – Episode 41

Mark talks about Charles Taylor’s A Secular Age, post-secularism, why he loves movies, the political and the religious sphere and how we’re all to some degree still children of the enlightenment. ...
February 10, 2015
  • Nada Taan interviewed by keynote speaker David Peck

Face 2 Face with Nada Taan – Episode 40

Check out today’s release as Nada talks about crazy ideas, wanting to give back, making a difference and changing the world. She is a Lebanese woman, born in Dakar and raised in Nigeria working with children in Sierra Leone. Nada is focusing on supporting kids by providing them with shoes, backpacks and food supplies where needed. ...
February 8, 2015
  • Doug Karr interviewed by keynote speaker David Peck

Face 2 Face with Doug Karr – Episode 39

Listen in as Doug tells us how seeing the film Lawrence of Arabia, at 9 years old, changed his life. You’ll want to hear about his new project Art Machine, why the energy on a film set can feel like it’s quickly turned to Molasses, how not to trip over your own preparation, and why it’s sometime better to burn crosses without a permit. ...
February 7, 2015
  • Michael Prosserman interviewed by keynote speaker David Peck

Face 2 Face with Michael Prosserman – Episode 38

Michael is a social entrepreneur who’s been, “…trying, failing and figuring it out…” for years now. Listen in as he talks about how he won’t waste time, how he doesn’t think that common sense is all that common and why he has preferred seeing the world upside down from the age of three. ...
February 6, 2015
  • Deidre Pike interviewed by keynote speaker David Peck

Face 2 Face with Deirdre Pike – Episode 36

You can’t miss this interview as Deirdre talks about her passion for social justice, why she is a Catholic Lesbian and still loves Jesus. ...
February 5, 2015
  • Russ Ford interviewed by keynote speaker David Peck

Face 2 Face with Russ Ford – Episode 35

Join us as Russ talks about public policy, advocacy and the old days; why he’s a Utilitarian and the notion of “de-skilling”. He talks about governments having lost their way, why you can’t not do what you know needs to be done and discusses how he defines poverty. ...
February 4, 2015
  • Phil Haid interviewed by keynote speaker David Peck

Face 2 Face with Phil Haid – Episode 34

Phillip founded PUBLIC Inc. in 2008 to create innovative and scalable campaigns that would generate measurable social impact through fundraising, advocacy and volunteer engagement. As CEO, Phillip is responsible for developing campaigns and running the company. His twitter handle reads: public good creator, doer and designer. Check out PUBLIC at: www.publicinc.com ...
February 3, 2015
  • Kalyanee Mam joins social change advocate and keynote speaker David Peck on the podcast Face2Face

Face 2 Face with Kalyanee Mam – Episode 33

Don’t miss Kalyanee as she talks about her move from law to film making, how to remain hopeful, social change and the future of Cambodia. ...
February 2, 2015
  • Nina Spencer interviewed by keynote speaker David Peck

Face 2 Face with Nina Spencer- Episode 32

Nina talks about her first job at DQ for a dollar an hour, why words are powerful, incremental change and why she challenged and then conquered the climb up Kilimanjaro. ...
February 1, 2015
  • Eric Kim interviewed by keynote speaker David Peck

Face 2 Face with Eric Kim – Episode 31

  Eric talks a great deal about being an artist, self publishing and what it means to make a difference and whether or not comics can change the world and why stories matters. Eric Kim began his career in comics with Oni Press. He also illustrated Degrassi: The Next Generation Vol. 3, created the comic... ...
January 31, 2015
  • Bou Meng interviewed by keynote speaker David Peck

Face 2 Face with Bou Meng – Episode 30

Bou speaks candidly about his time at S-21, forgiveness, Cambodia and revenge.You can read more about his story here Bou Meng: A Survivor From Khmer Rouge Prison S-21 ...
January 30, 2015
  • Chum Mey interviewed by keynote speaker David Peck

Face 2 Face with Chum Mey – Episode 29

Listen in on another once in a lifetime interviews. Conducted in the prison S-21 where Chum Mey was held prisoner in the 70’s listen as he talks about his story, justice and why he feels he was one of seven people to survive the Khmer Rouge Killing machine. ...
January 28, 2015
  • Janne Ritskes joins social change advocate and keynote speaker David Peck on the podcast Face2Face

Face 2 Face with Jannes Ritskes – Episode 28

Join Jannes and I in Phnom Penh as she talks about MED, development and why she works in Cambodia. Jannes is honest, direct and tells it like it is. See why she has been able to make such a difference in Cambodia through her organization called Tabitha. ...
January 28, 2015
  • David Merry with keynote speaker and interviewer David Peck

Face 2 Face with David Merry – Episode 27

Check out David’s thinking on a host of different issues, including how to be funny, why comedy works and how tough it can be in Canadian show business. ...
January 27, 2015
  • Theary Seng interviewed by keynote speaker David Peck

Face 2 Face with Theary Seng – Episode 26

Listen today as Theary talks passionately about the country she loves, Cambodia’s future and why Human rights should matter to us all. This is a compelling podcast. Don’t miss it. ...
January 26, 2015
  • Rebecca Zak with keynote speaker and interviewer David Peck

Face 2 Face with Rebecca Zak – Episode 25

Join us for Rebecca’s take on education, breaking free from the system, why wonder matters and how to maintain an edge as an artist.Rebecca Zak is an artist/researcher/teacher from Burlington, Ontario. She teaches at the elementary and post-secondary levels, and is a Doctoral Candidate in Education at Brock University. Her research interest lies in how creativity can be nurtured in and outside the classroom, stemming from Rebecca’s own lived experience as an artist and student in and outside the classroom. ...
January 24, 2015
  • Karlee Sapoznik

Face 2 Face with Karlee Sapoznik – Episode 23

In this episode Karlee gets passionate about social change, making a difference nad how slavery is something we should not turn a blind eye towards. ...
January 23, 2015
  • Robert Scott interviewed by keynote speaker David Peck

Face 2 Face with Robert Scott – Episode 22

Listen in on Robert as he talks about his time investigating people from around the globe. His experience is as broad as it is unique. Fascinating stuff. He has some crazy stories and lessons to share as he prepares for yet another significant life changing adventure into Iraq. ...
January 22, 2015
  • Ian Smillie interviewed by keynote speaker David Peck

Face 2 Face with Ian Smillie – Episode 21

Don’t miss this episode as Ian speaks to development issues of all kinds, sustainability, how to lie with statistics and the future of development. ...
January 21, 2015
  • Drew Marshall interviewed by keynote speaker David Peck

Face 2 Face with Drew Marshall – Episode 20

Listen in as Drew waxes poetic on the “Tribe”, atheism, why God might be dead and what he’s learned from 100’s of celebrity interviews. ...
January 20, 2015
  • Lindsey Higgs interviewed by keynote speaker David Peck

Face 2 Face with Lindsey Higgs – Episode 19

Join our chat today as Lindsey touches on gender equality, our responsibility to the other and why she does what she does. She has a passion for youth engagement and social change of all kinds.Originally from New Brunswick, Lindsey is a youth engagement specialist with experience designing and facilitating youth-based initiatives around the world, including projects with UNESCO, Youth Challenge International and Plan Canada. An arts enthusiast with a strong interest in gender equality, Lindsey recently joined MTV EXITwww.mtvexit.org...
January 19, 2015
  • Mark Kingwell  interviewed by keynote speaker David Peck

Face 2 Face with Mark Kingwell – Episode 18

Check out our conversation as Mark talks about vigorous debate, the keystone to intellectual life, polemics, the problem with ideology and why he still enjoys James Bond movies. ...
January 17, 2015
  • Xianyi Wu interviewed by keynote speaker David Peck

Face 2 Face with Xianyi Wu – Episode 17

Check out this Face2Face guest as Xianyi speaks about this groundbreaking socially relevant company called D’Light. We chat about his desire to make a difference, the Kelvin, harbouring a militant mindset as a social entrepreneur and user empathy. Oh yeah and his “kick ass” products. ...
January 17, 2015
  • Suon Rottana interviewed by keynote speaker David Peck

Face 2 Face with Soun Rottana – Episode 16

A once in a lifetime interview with a Cambodian who survived 30 years of war, starvation and genocide. He is currently a guide at the Siem Reap war museum in Siem Reap Cambodia. Listen to his moving and compelling story. Join Face2Face as he talks openly about his family, his desire to tell the truth and what it felt like to meet his mother again after having been separated by civil war for so many years. ...
January 15, 2015
  • Rob Rainer interviewed by keynote speaker David Peck

Face 2 Face with Rob Rainer – Episode 14

In this episode Rob talks about human rights, basic income security and an approach to poverty that makes a whole lot of sense. Rob has 20 years of experience in not-for-profit leadership, primarily in environmental conservation and sustainable development and more recently concerning poverty in Canada. He has been described as a mentor who is “light on my feet” with respect to his capacity to initiate and make decisions. Through his new consultancy, CauseWorth Mission Impact, he is applying his...
January 14, 2015
  • Maureen Littejohn with keynote speaker and interviewer David Peck

Face 2 Face with Maureen Littlejohn – Episode 13

Maureen Littlejohn is a journalist working in Swaziland currently on Gender Based Violence. Listen in as she talks about cross-cultural effectiveness, moral high ground and how she still feels like she is making a difference. ...
January 13, 2015
  • David Wojcik interviewed by keynote speaker David Peck

Face 2 Face with David Wojcik – Episode 12

David talks candidly about business, entrepreneurship and what the bottom line is really all about.David is a seasoned business owner and management professional with 30 years experience. He started his first business while still a teenager and has been focused on entrepreneurship, sales and management since that time. David is the executive producer and host of BiZ TV Canada, a business show available on the internet and designed for SME business owners. Biz TV Canada is shown on Air Canada’s...
January 12, 2015
  • Jason Hildebrand interviewed by keynote speaker David Peck

Face 2 Face with Jason Hildebrand – Episode 11

Join Jason as he tells us why he acts, what’s important in his life and why stories make all the difference.Part storyteller, part creative catalyst—Jason works extensively as an actor, producer, filmmaker and communication coach.For the past 15 years, Jason has partnered with theatre and film companies, organizations and educational institutions as an artist/coach around the world. He is most recognized for his acclaimed solo performances: BLUE LIKE JAZZ // LIVE (based on Donald Miller’s New York Times best-selling book...
January 11, 2015
  • Author William Paul Young joins social change advocate and keynote speaker David Peck on the podcast Face2Face

Face 2 Face with Paul Young – Episode 10

You’ll want to hear Paul talk about generosity, gender and reconciliation.Paul is the 18 million bestselling author of The Shack. Paul was born in Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada, but the majority of his first decade was lived with his missionary parents in the highlands of Netherlands New Guinea (West Papua), among the Dani, a technologically stone age tribal people. He’s a writer, husband, father and lover of life.The Shack is a novel by Canadian author William P. Young, a former...
January 10, 2015
  • Rob Joustra with keynote speaker and interviewer David Peck

Face 2 Face with Rob Joustra – Episode 9

Rob has plenty to say. He’s a policy wonk, a PhD candidate and a guy who knows a lot about everything. You’ll want to hear what he has to say about Canadians Politics, religious freedom and a whole lot of other important stuff.Robert Joustra is the Editor of Cardus Policy in Public and a senior editor of Comment.He is editor, with Senior Fellow Jonathan Chaplin, of God and Global Order: The Power of Religion in American Foreign Policy (Baylor University...
January 9, 2015
  • Ken Dick interviewed by keynote speaker David Peck

Face 2 Face with Ken Dick – Episode 8

Join Ken as he talks about his on the ground experience of the Haitian earthquake, what’s wrong with CIDA and his thoughts about the future of child sponsorship.Ken is a CA and the president of Speroway – an organization in partnership with caring Canadians, responding to the needs of children and their families, in Canada and around the world, by providing food, medicine, education and other essentials with love, compassion and integrity. ...
January 2, 2015
  • David Peck on the other side of the microphone, talks about why he chose to pursue philosophy

Face 2 Face with David Peck – Episode 1

In this inaugural episode, Dan Mullin, an unemployed philosopher, interviews David Peck, a philosopher, public speaker, magician and social entrepreneur. We discuss David’s wide-ranging career and job opportunities for those with a philosophy degree. ...
January 1, 2015