NorQuest College podcasts cover topics that are relevant to the values of the college and our community. Tune in and dive deeper into shared experiences, wisdom, and what leadership means through difficult discussions, presentations, and knowledge sharing.

October 23, 2019

Burning the Grass Ceiling

Andrea Eriksson, Business Development Officer of Strategic Initiatives at NorQuest, is joined by three influential entrepreneurs and experts in the cannabis industry to discuss the barriers facing women in their careers. This episodes guests are Julie Potestio, Co-founder and President of Freedom Cannabis; Laura McIlveen, Process Engineer at TechFibre Industries; and Katrina Ingram, Cannabis Consultant and local podcaster. Together they outline the barriers and assumptions that hold women back when pursuing a career in cannabis, and start the conversation to burn the grass ceiling.

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October 20, 2019

Cannabis 2025

Host Shaunaugh Whelan, Business Development Officer of Cannabis programming at NorQuest, is joined by Chris McGrath, a local cannabis expert, and Chad Gendall of Token Naturals to discuss the next big thing in cannabis over the next 5 years.

October 17, 2019

Introducing Mom to Dr. Mary Jane

Nicola McFarlane, Business Development Officer of Health programming at NorQuest, is joined by her mom and Melissa Scheuerman, Director of Medical Outreach at Emeraldleaf MD.

October 15, 2019

Panel discussion regarding Land Acknowledgements

This episode of the Circle of Knowledge podcast is a previously recorded presentation of a panel discussion regarding Land Acknowledgements.

September 30, 2019

Wilson Bearhead

This episode of the Circle of Knowledge podcast is a previously recorded presentation featuring Wilson Bearhead who will speak about reconciliation and education.


Leadership in Challenging Times

Launched in the fall of 2017 and hosted by Dr. Jodi L. Abbott and Lieutenant-Colonel Jeff Wilson, Leadership in Challenging Times will cover topics that are relevant to the values of the NorQuest College and the Canadian Military. Promising not to shy away from difficult discussions, the episodes will challenge listeners to think critically about the issues that affect us every day.



Circle of Knowledge

Hosted by Conor Kerr, explores the Indigenous perspectives on education, life and relationships. Through a generous donation by the Edmonton Community Foundation, Conor will hosts numerous Indigenous community leaders to speak and share about issues relevant to the Indigenous community and beyond.

Stirring the Pot

Hosted by three business development officers at NorQuest with a big network of cannabis companies, Stirring the Pot will cover topics that are relevant to anyone interested in better understanding this exciting, but controversial new industry.