Episode #9



October 13, 2022

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Episode Guests:

Edmond Segbeaya – Founder of Ebesse Zozo Hot Sauce

Basil Fuller – Big Rig Driver

Erin Rooney – Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot Program Manager

John Dooley – Irish immigrant and former Mayor of Nelson.

Episode Overview

Their stories are as diverse as their backgrounds: A family from war-torn Syria out for an afternoon of disc golf. Jamaican truckers learning new skills on snowy mountain roads. A Kootenay hot-sauce entrepreneur who escaped tyranny in Africa. Russian immigrants lured by the Columbia River’s abundant rainbow trout. In this podcast, we hear from people making a new life in the Basin and those who are helping them.

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