Ontario Loud

is creating The Ontario Loud Podcast

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patrons
Ontario Loud is a political commentary podcast hosted by Chris Martin – a former civil servant and political staffer. Regular contributors are Sam Andrey, Kate Hammer, and Alexi White. Between the four of us, we have given policy, political, and communications advice to Cabinet Ministers and senior public sector leaders. 

Listen now at:
 OntarioLoud.ca
iTunes
Spotify
Google Play
Or wherever you get your podcasts

Ontario Loud is an open conversation about life under the Ford government, the implications of government decisions, and the kinds of policies we think could make things better for people in Ontario and Canada.

We have a short discussions on a (hopefully) weekly basis about issues that matter in Ontario in a way that informs, critiques and reflects on current affairs.

You may have noticed that politics in 2018 can be ugly. As we give this internet-radio thing a try, here’s what we can promise:

  • We’ll keep it positive… but critical: There’s no way around critiquing the Ford government, but we’ll give credit where it’s due, and talk about policy alternatives that could paint a more positive future.
  • We’ll keep it informative… but acknowledge what we don’t know: We all have policy, communications, and political experience, but we don’t know everything. That’s why we’ll seek out expert advice and cite external evidence and research to back up our discussions.
  • We’ll keep it progressive… but will try not to be too partisan: We’re all recovering Liberal staffers who have put a lot into supporting a progressive vision for Ontario. However, that doesn’t mean we check our brains at the door, ignore valid criticisms of the party, or don’t want to hear from non-Liberals on the show.
This is also probably a good place to clarify that this is not a production of the Liberal Party, federal or provincial.

We don’t have key messages, we haven’t run this by them.

Feel free to get in touch with us to share your thoughts and opinions on our discussions. We hope you tune in!
Tiers
Podpal Lite
$2.24 or more per month

Podpal Lite patrons are awesome people who want to divert the price of one fancy coffee per month to help keep Ontario Loud going.

We'll send you a thank you note and think about how awesome you are always. 

PodPal
$3.75 or more per month

PodPals are people who enjoy Ontario Loud, want to hear more of it, and enjoy shout-outs! 


That's right, for only $5 Canadian dollars per month ($60 per year) we'll give you a shout out on the show, and talk about how cool you are. 

You can also opt to not have us mention you by name, but we'll still talk about how cool you are.

Because you're cool. 

PodHeroes
$11.25 or more per month

Every PodKingdom needs PodHeroes, who substantially contribute to ability for Sam, Alvin, Alexi and Chris to keep talking about Ontario Politics.


For $15 Canadian dollars per month, PodHeroes can ask a question or request a topic on the show, and we'll be sure address it in an episode in the current season. Topics need to be relevant to Ontario or Canadian politics.


We will also give you a shout out, and talk about how cool you are.  

PodPremiers
$37.47 or more per month

PodPremiers are absolute bosses who want to significantly improve the quality of Ontario Loud for all listeners, and reach out to new audiences. Donations of this order will allow us to upgrade our equipment, market more effectively, bring on some people to help with research and editing (allowing us to be more relevant and nimble), and so much more. 

Unlike Ontario Premier, PodPremier is not a thankless role. You will receive an invitation to an exclusive PodPremier dinner with some combination of Sam, Alvin and Chris, we will address a topic or question of your choice in an upcoming episode, and you'll get a shout out on the show. 

Goals
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Running a podcast is cheap, but it's not free. Our first thousand dollars will allow us to cover our equipment costs, do some basic marketing, and bring some folks on board. 
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Ontario Loud is a political commentary podcast hosted by Chris Martin – a former civil servant and political staffer. Regular contributors are Sam Andrey, Kate Hammer, and Alexi White. Between the four of us, we have given policy, political, and communications advice to Cabinet Ministers and senior public sector leaders. 

Listen now at:
 OntarioLoud.ca
iTunes
Spotify
Google Play
Or wherever you get your podcasts

Ontario Loud is an open conversation about life under the Ford government, the implications of government decisions, and the kinds of policies we think could make things better for people in Ontario and Canada.

We have a short discussions on a (hopefully) weekly basis about issues that matter in Ontario in a way that informs, critiques and reflects on current affairs.

You may have noticed that politics in 2018 can be ugly. As we give this internet-radio thing a try, here’s what we can promise:

  • We’ll keep it positive… but critical: There’s no way around critiquing the Ford government, but we’ll give credit where it’s due, and talk about policy alternatives that could paint a more positive future.
  • We’ll keep it informative… but acknowledge what we don’t know: We all have policy, communications, and political experience, but we don’t know everything. That’s why we’ll seek out expert advice and cite external evidence and research to back up our discussions.
  • We’ll keep it progressive… but will try not to be too partisan: We’re all recovering Liberal staffers who have put a lot into supporting a progressive vision for Ontario. However, that doesn’t mean we check our brains at the door, ignore valid criticisms of the party, or don’t want to hear from non-Liberals on the show.
This is also probably a good place to clarify that this is not a production of the Liberal Party, federal or provincial.

We don’t have key messages, we haven’t run this by them.

Feel free to get in touch with us to share your thoughts and opinions on our discussions. We hope you tune in!

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Tiers
Podpal Lite
$2.24 or more per month

Podpal Lite patrons are awesome people who want to divert the price of one fancy coffee per month to help keep Ontario Loud going.

We'll send you a thank you note and think about how awesome you are always. 

PodPal
$3.75 or more per month

PodPals are people who enjoy Ontario Loud, want to hear more of it, and enjoy shout-outs! 


That's right, for only $5 Canadian dollars per month ($60 per year) we'll give you a shout out on the show, and talk about how cool you are. 

You can also opt to not have us mention you by name, but we'll still talk about how cool you are.

Because you're cool. 

PodHeroes
$11.25 or more per month

Every PodKingdom needs PodHeroes, who substantially contribute to ability for Sam, Alvin, Alexi and Chris to keep talking about Ontario Politics.


For $15 Canadian dollars per month, PodHeroes can ask a question or request a topic on the show, and we'll be sure address it in an episode in the current season. Topics need to be relevant to Ontario or Canadian politics.


We will also give you a shout out, and talk about how cool you are.  

PodPremiers
$37.47 or more per month

PodPremiers are absolute bosses who want to significantly improve the quality of Ontario Loud for all listeners, and reach out to new audiences. Donations of this order will allow us to upgrade our equipment, market more effectively, bring on some people to help with research and editing (allowing us to be more relevant and nimble), and so much more. 

Unlike Ontario Premier, PodPremier is not a thankless role. You will receive an invitation to an exclusive PodPremier dinner with some combination of Sam, Alvin and Chris, we will address a topic or question of your choice in an upcoming episode, and you'll get a shout out on the show.