The Pal’s talk to Oliver Shanks about hospitality, events, and how COVID-19 has impacted the food and beverage industry.

Oliver Shanks is an entrepreneur that started out promoting and hosting events in London, Ontario from 2007. Over the years Ollie has gained acclaim in the hospitality and promotion industry which has helped him build a strong culture around his brand and events. Ollie moved to Toronto in 2015 to further expand his network and business interests. He now consults within the hospitality industry, specializing in marketing, and has partnered with handful of large scale events including The Greenwood Stakes. Ollie has a stake in one of Toronto’s most popular new establishments, The Parlour Restaurant. Ollie is the tour manager for globally acclaimed DJ Frank Walker.

You can follow him @ollieshanks

 

Shoutout to our sponsor Illbury & Goose. Truly unique, entirely Canadian.

Illbury + Goose is a nod to Canadian entrepreneurship, family legacy, and the journey of Canadians everywhere. This patriotic concept, established in 1928, is focused on sustaining small businesses everywhere.  We represent a movement that supports local, and thinks global. With a commitment to producing superior garments, accessories, and apothecary items right here in Canada, we are redefining what it means to be Canadian.

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Music from our pals @loudluxury

The Pal’s talk to Dr. Dylan Kain about COVID-19, media misinformation, flattening the curve, and how to stay safe.

Dylan Kain is an internal medicine physician currently finishing his last year of his infectious disease fellowship. He completed his undergraduate training at Queens University before doing his medical school and residency training at the University of Toronto. His interests are in Tropical medicine and Tuberculosis and has worked in Southeast Asia, South America and Africa. He is currently applying for PhD programs in Tuberculosis immunology. 

 

You can follow him @kaindyla

 

Shoutout to our sponsors Illbury & Goose!

Illbury + Goose is a nod to Canadian entrepreneurship, family legacy, and the journey of Canadians everywhere. This patriotic concept, established in 1928, is focused on sustaining small businesses everywhere.  We represent a movement that supports local, and thinks global. With a commitment to producing superior garments, accessories, and apothecary items right here in Canada, we are redefining what it means to be Canadian.

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The Pal’s talk COVID-19 (coronavirus), self-isolation, and tips for staying healthy and safe.

Welcome to The Pal’s Podcast, hosted by George Boutsalis and Ricky Liorti. 

This episode was brought to you by Illbury & Goose.

Illbury + Goose is a nod to Canadian entrepreneurship, family legacy, and the journey of Canadians everywhere. This patriotic concept, established in 1928, is focused on sustaining small businesses everywhere.  We represent a movement that supports local, and thinks global. With a commitment to producing superior garments, accessories, and apothecary items right here in Canada, we are redefining what it means to be Canadian.

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The Pal’s talk to Georgia Corsetti about adventure, climbing Mount Kilimanjaro, and stepping out of your comfort zone.

Georgia Corsetti is a young professional who specializes in Communications and Public Relations. She is an avid traveller and seeks adventure and new challenges any opportunity she gets. She is 1-0 in her Amateur Boxing Career, has climbed Mount Kilimanjaro, and visited 29 countries, all before her 28th birthday. 

The Pal’s talk to Toronto FC Midfielder Jonathan Osorio

Jonathan Osorio is a Canadian soccer player who plays as a midfielder for Toronto FC in Major League Soccer and the Canadian national team. He holds the Toronto FC club record for most appearances.

He started for TFC in the 2017 MLS Cup Finals and helped lead them to their first MLS Championship.

 

You can follow him @21oso

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Music: I’m Not Alright – @loudluxury

The Pal’s talk to Justyn Berkovits about Primal Fitness, combat sports, and some travel.

Based in Toronto, Ontario, Justyn Berkovits is an entrepreneur specializing in the fitness & digital media spaces. His commitment to health & wellness and love for technology has taken him down a unique path of building brands for his clients, himself and his business partners.

He is always looking to help budding entrepreneurs get off the ground or help people reach their health, fitness, and martial arts goals. 

Follow him @justyn.ca

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Music: @loudluxury – I’m Not Alright

The Pal’s talk to DJ Crunch about being a solopreneur, music, neuro-oncology, and psychology.

Amir is a solopreneur, a post-graduate and a DJ. Originally from Tehran, Iran, Amir lives in Toronto, Canada. He earned a bachelors of arts from the International Academy of Design, a bachelors of science, and a master’s degree in neuro-oncology from the University of Toronto. Prior to completing his postgraduate studies, he successfully toured across Canada and US, performing as Crunch, his DJ alias. Most recently, Amir has founded Shoe Laundry, a brand for the environmentally-conscious shopper, launching in spring of 2020. 

You can find him @pasteurlouis

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Music: Loud Luxury – I’m Not Alright

The Pal’s talk to Olympic Gold Medalist Eric Radford

Eric Radford is a Canadian pair skater. With partner Meagan Duhamel, he is a two-time world champion (2015, 2016), a 2018 Olympic gold medallist in the team event, a 2014 Olympic silver medallist in the team event, a 2018 Olympic bronze medallist in the pairs event, a two-time Four Continents champion (2013, 2015), the 2014–15 Grand Prix Final champion, and a seven-time Canadian national champion (2012–18). He is the first openly gay man to have won a gold medal at any Winter Olympics.

Eric took us on a journey through his life from growing up in small town and moving a way at a young age to chase his dream of becoming a Canadian Olympic Figure Skater.

You can follow Eric @ericradford85

 

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The Pal’s and Becca Mehaffey talk Fitness, Body Image, Personal Training, and “Instagram Models”

This week we hosted female personal trainer Becca Mehaffey aka @bex.ercise. Becca started her own personal training business 2 years ago and is focused on helping woman not only achieve their personal fitness goals but also help them put right right habits in place to stay consistent.

We had a fun conversation about the fitness industry, City Shred, the perception of the ideal body and body image, how social media has proliferated the use of photo editing and tuning apps. 

You can follow Becca on instagram at @bex.ercise

 

Music: I’m Not Alright – Loud Luxury

The Pal’s talk NBA, Raptors, Olympics, and recap a couple recent weekend trips

Welcome to The Pal’s Podcast! Hosts George Boutsalis and Ricky Liorti, who met during their freshman year of university, spent their 20’s travelling the world, chasing adventure, and pushing each other to face new challenges, all while laying the foundation for their careers.

Now, as they enter their 30’s, The Pal’s want to share the experiences they’ve had, both good and bad, and how their pursuits shaped them into the people they are today. 

Tune in weekly as they discuss learning experiences, travel, entrepreneurial pursuits, health and fitness, and what it takes to truly live your best life.

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Music: I’m Not Alright – Loud Luxury