Pandemic Lessons

Pandemic Lessons Pandemic Lessons https://bobchartier.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/Pandemic-Lessons.mp3 I used to be a teacher, a principal and even a superintendent in the world of education.  For a portion of my career, my work was with First Nations communities. ...

Joni

I had been working pretty hard for a couple of days in Toronto and was happy to be boarding a plane for the four-hour flight home to Saskatoon.  So I was tired, cranky and very much deep into my own head as I boarded.  The one silver lining was that a few minutes...

Bootcamp

Bootcamp Boot Camp https://bobchartier.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/Boot-Camp.mp3 Most of these stories have been a product of serendipitous encounters with various musicians or a bit of a by product of some freelancing, but since moving to Calgary I have also had...

The ‘Shoe

So far, this little series of stories has focused on my brief, but for me, memorable encounters with musicians. This piece is about my encounters with the grand “old lady” of Canadian music…the legendary Horseshoe Tavern on Queen West in Toronto. I unexpectedly fell...