Below we have collected a number of podcasts which provide resources and information relevant to our sector along with some from Nova Scotia that highlight our communities and culture.

Leadership Podcasts

That Leadership Thing

Business muse and author, Blaire Palmer, shares her insights as coach and confidante to CEOs and their leadership teams, giving you a head-start as you think about what it means to lead in the 21st century.

From Our Vantage Points Podcasts

Join Maria Turnbull, Vantage Point’s Associate Executive Director, monthly as she interviews not-for-profit governance & management experts.

Local Interest Podcasts

NS: Information Morning

Information Morning kick starts the day on mainland Nova Scotia with news, survival information, compelling stories and opinions from all perspectives in the province.

NS: Mainstreet Halifax

A vibrant blend of top news stories, local weather, traffic reports, comedy, local music, and interviews about politics, science and culture.

The Great Amherst Podcast

Andrew Cameron talks to Amherst, Nova Scotia people about the local community events, happenings, successes, history and challenges so that locals can be more informed, engaged and contribute to their community.

The Big Story

An in-depth look at the issues, culture and personalities shaping Canada and the world today.

Rural Routes Podcast

This is a show that asks, "What is rural in the 21st century?"

Sector Resources Podcasts

Volunteer Canada Podcasts

Volunteer Canada is the national voice for volunteerism in Canada. They offer programs, research, training, tools, resources and national initiatives provide leadership on issues and trends in Canada’s volunteer landscape.

Tamarack Institute Podcasts

Here you will discover Tamarack's library of online audio seminars created from previous live tele-learning sessions hosted by Tamarack and Vibrant Communities.

Ontario Non Profit Network Podcast-TechSoup

As part of ONN's EnAbling Nonprofits Ontario project, we sat down with Matthew Couto of TechSoup Canada to discuss their capacity and solutions for web accessibility and general communications. Learn more at www.techsoupcanada.ca/.


Offering educational programs (workshops and events) and resources (podcasts, videos, and articles) to support people who want to make public life more meaningful through their own participation in it.

Research Podcasts

Raw Data Podcasts

A Stanford podcast about how big data and cyber systems are transforming our world. Produced by Worldview Stanford and supported by the Stanford Cyber Initiative.

ResearchNS: Researcher Stories

Get to know some of the researchers we’re so proud to support. Tune in to the Research Nova Scotia Podcast.

Arts & Culture Podcasts

Back Home: A Music Nova Scotia Podcast

This podcast brings you original and unique content from the music makers, movers and shakers of our beautiful province. Hear stories, performances and interviews you can't find anywhere else.

The Creative Hustle

A podcast of curated professionals successfully navigating business on the East Coast.

Art Pays Me

The goal of the Art Pays Me Podcast is to help creative people figure out how to use their power to improve their lives and the world.

Advocacy Podcasts

Clean Foundations Podcasts

A podcast show on key environment issues

Connect Communicate Change Podcast

A podcast for Connect Communicate Change, a website dedicated to Social Media in the Not for Profit Sector

Energy Mail-Sustainable Transportation in Nova Scotia

Podcast with Janet Barlow, Transportation Coordinator in the Ecology Action Centre

Sickboy Podcast

A podcast determined to break down the stigma associated with illness and disease! Taking the lead from Jeremie's life long battle with Cystic Fibrosis, the boys help people understand that sometimes the best way to deal with illness, disease and life is simply to laugh.

Nova Scotia Rainbow Action Project (NSRAP) Podcasts

The Nova Scotia Rainbow Action Project (NSRAP) seeks equality for people of all sexual orientations and gender identities.

More great podcasts:

Podcast Atlantic

A Podcast Directory for Atlantic Canadian Podcasts and a Production Company for those who want to dip their toes into the podcasting world but don’t want the hassle of dealing with equipment, editing and everything else that comes with the production of a great podcast.

If you have or know of a great podcast that should be included in this list, send it to us via email at info@csc-ns.ca!