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To honour Earth Day, Tony Chapman hosts a very special edition of Chatter That Matters, in which he speaks with three influential Canadians about how they are tackling issues of environmental sustainability through innovation, transparency and a determination to make a difference for our planet.

Every week, Tony Chapman chats with ordinary people doing extraordinary things. In his inspiring Chatter That Matters podcast series, Chapman uncovers tales of astonishing grit and resilience, stories of strength and impact, and valuable lessons that can help see the possibilities of life — even during challenging times.

In this special Earth Day edition of Chatter That Matters, Tony Chapman speaks with three guests who are doing their part to create a more sustainable planet.

Wade Barnes is CEO of Farmers Edge, a Canadian-based tech company that is helping farmers produce more food with less impact to the environment, while showing them how to use their land to trap carbon from the atmosphere. Listen to Barnes’ perspective on the importance of digital farming that lets farmers increase production and grow more with less.

Michael McCain, CEO of Maple Leaf Foods, chats with Tony about achieving a purpose higher than profit. As he discusses his pursuit to make Maple Leaf Foods the most sustainable protein company on earth, McCain shares how his belief system fuels his mission — to create enduring value for all stakeholders, including the environment.

Megan Leslie, President and CEO of World Wildlife Fund Canada talks with Tony about sustaining habitat for all living creatures and shares her thoughts on what we can all do to create healthy and lasting environments — from our homes and gardens to our playgrounds and our communities.

As we honour Earth Day 2021, get inspired by these leaders who are making a difference to help sustain the planet — and all the creatures that inhabit it.

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  • Newstalk 1010, Toronto
  • CFRA 580 Ottawa
  • CJAD 800 Montreal
  • CJBK 1290 London
  • Newstalk 610 St. Catharine’s
  • CKLW 800 Windsor
  • CKFR 1150 Kelowna
    • Fridays at 1 p.m.
  • CFAX 1070 AM Victoria
    • Fridays at 8 p.m.
  • BNN Bloomberg, CFTE 1410 Vancouver

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