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David Peck host of weekly podcasts with remarkable people doing wonderful things.

David is an author, speaker and consultant.

He is the founder of SoChange, a social enterprise that works alongside the corporate and NGO community in leadership development, innovation and entrepreneurship.  He has provided consulting services for leadership, development and literacy projects around the world. David was named a Global Hero by Verge magazine in 2009. In 2008 he created the Mosquitoes Suck Tour – a global youth initiative that entertains, educates and advocates and is the co-creator of the award-winning television show Spellz.

He holds a Master’s Degree in Philosophy, has completed postgraduate work in International Development, and teaches in the business school at Humber College. He is the co-editor of Irreconcilable Differences, and author of Real Change Is Incremental that received a Word Guild culture award for social change in 2015.

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Episode 543 Poetry, Comedy & The Dark Divide

Tom Putnam and Face2Face host David Peck talk about his delightful new film The Dark Divide with David Cross and Debra Messing and we chat about poetry, comedy and the journey ahead, relational caretaking, re-evaluating leadership and the difference...

Episode 542 Scott Adkins, Max Cloud & Martial Arts

Scott Adkins and Face2Face host David Peck talk about his new sci-fi comedy Max Cloud, inspiration, passion and commitment, growth and uncomfortable situations, and the influence of martial arts on his life.Now available to rent on: iTunes and...

Episode 541 Sing Me A Song, Technology & Worldview

Thomas Balmès and Face2Face host David Peck talk about his beautiful new film Sing Me A Song, Bhutan and the West, universal stories, our addiction to technology and realities that you cannot write.Synopsis:Sing Me a Song is a new documentary feature by...

Episode 540 Eternal Beauty, David Thewlis & Home Life

David Thewlis and Face2Face host David Peck talk about his beautiful, comical and touching new film Eternal Beauty, which also stars Sally Hawkins. They talked art as power, home life and mental health, relationships and being there.Watch it on Google...

Episode 539 Resilience, Resistance & Responsibility

Dieudo Hamadi and Face2Face host David Peck talk about his new film Downstream from Kinshasa, resilience over resistance, responsibility and reality, politics and the human condition and a desire for life and a better tomorrowSynopsis:Dieudo Hamadi...

Episode 538 76 Days, The Pandemic & Hope

Hao Wu and Face2Face host David Peck talk about his beautiful, brilliant and important new film 76 Days, similarity through difference, united healthcare workers and hope, community and commonality that lead to understanding and personal, powerful,...

Episode 537 Fireball, Werner Herzog & Meteors

Werner Herzog, Clive Oppenheimer and Face2Face host David Peck talk about their new film Fireball: Visitors From Darker Worlds, curiosity, mystery wonder and friendships, serendipity and deep cultural impact, micro meteorites and the oldest thing in the...

Episode 536 Chick Fight, Comedy & Community

Paul Leyden and Face2Face host David Peck talk about his laugh out loud, fun new film Chick Fight, empowerment, fighting back, losing his soul, why tuna, toast and baked beans are so important to him.Available On Demand and DigitalSynopsis:Chick Fight...

Episode 535 Mental Health, Stigma & Youth

Noemi Weis and Face2Face host David Peck talk about a mental health crisis with young people, suicide, listening well, loneliness and isolation, breaking the stigma, human rights and why community starts in the family.More info hereSynopsis:This...

Episode 534 Climate Change, David Suzuki & Hope

David Suzuki and Face2Face host David Peck talk about anger and hope, the 60th Anniversary of The Nature of Things, the reality of climate change, robust science, human control and economics as the dominant narrative.More info hereSynopsis:To launch the...

Episode 533 Truth, Wisdom & Indigenous Identity

Grace Dove and Face2Face host David Peck talk about rebuilding Indigenous Identity, truth and authenticity, safe spaces, representation, the wisdom of her ancestors, her new film Monkey Beach and how we just might be able to save each other.More info...

Episode 532 Resistance, Art & Sonic Highways

Shane Belcourt and Face2Face host David Peck talk about Amplify, resistance and the Metis history and voice, interpretation and interconnectedness, sonic highways, identity politics, music and art and what it reveals about culture and us.More info...

Episode 531 Graham Greene, Kernels of Truth & Storytelling

Graham Greene and Aaron Wolf and Face2Face host David Peck talk about the new perfectly timed Halloween release Tar, the La Brea Tar Pits, real stories and real acting, monsters and the kernels of truth that can be found in every story.The film is now...

Episode 530 Rebellion, Memory & Radical Hope

Trevor Cameron and Face2Face host David Peck talk about The Shadow of Dumont, ex-buffalo hunters, radical hope, identity and legacy, how history and our Mother’s are connected and the need to remember. More about the film here And watch it Now! Playing...

Episode 529 Ancient Stories, Ceremony & The Land

Loretta Sarah Todd and Face2Face host David Peck talk about Monkey Beach, indigenous storytelling, delicate spaces, narrative anchors, displacement and why it’s in the bones and blood.More about the film hereSynopsis:Waking up in her East Van apartment...

Episode 528 Seed Saving, Percy & GMOs

Clark Johnson and Face2Face host David Peck talk about his new film Percy, starring Christopher Walken, Zach Braff and Christina Ricci. We talk about yield to field, activism, GMO’s, seed saving, resisting and telling stories that matter.Synopsis:Can...

Episode 527 – Horror, Authenticity & Cultural Meaning

Karen Lam, Elfina Luk and Face2Face host David Peck talk about The Curse of Willow Song, ways of being, authenticity and cultural meaning, transgressive horror, familial hostility and aggression and the monsters we create.More about the film...

Episode 526 Raw Capital, Labour and Resilience

Peter Findlay, Jerry Dias and Face2Face host David Peck talk about Company Town, collective strength and the labour movement, false expectations, betrayal, raw capital without a conscience and resilience and resistance. Watch it here: October 10, CBC...

Episode 525 Civil Liberty, Kenya & Possibility

Sam Soko and Face2Face host David Peck talk about his new film Softie, the failure of the system, racism and violence, civil liberty and human rights, photo journalism, the idea of possibility and why you can’t empty a dirty river.Synopsis:Boniface...

Episode 524 Power, Privilege & Monolithic Ideas

Michelle Latimer and Face2Face host David Peck talk about her important new film Inconvenient Indian, monolithic ideas towards history, power and privilege, alternate histories, relationships with living things and making space for...

Episode 523 The Greed Economy & The New Corporation

Jennifer Abbott and Joel Bakan and Face2Face host David Peck talk about The New Corporation, economic vales, lifting the veil, democracy and justice, authentic hope and why horror movies got it wrong.Synopsis:From Joel Bakan and Jennifer Abbott,...

Episode 522 Counting the Cost, Crisis & Healing

Christian Sparkes, Mark O’Brien and Face2Face host David Peck talk about Hammer family, wholeness and healing, personal crises, inclusion versus exclusion, relational shorthand and things you never should say.Synopsis:Parents will go to great lengths to...

Episode 521 Transplant, Universals & Starting Over

Joseph Kay and Face2Face host David Peck talk about Transplant family, trust and immigration, corrosive politics, starting over, universals found in the specific and important, quiet reminders.Synopsis:A charismatic refugee doctor who fled his native...

Episode 520 Propaganda, Oppression & Truth

Agnieszka Holland’s and Face2Face host David Peck talk about her compelling and beautiful new film Mr. Jones, propaganda, polarization of the media, oppression, duty and responsibility and King Leopold’s Ghost.Synopsis:Agnieszka Holland’s thriller, set...

Episode 519 Climate Change, Dreaming & Truth

Damon Gameau and Face2Face host David Peck talk about climate change, fact based dreaming, micro grids, seaweed, shared truth and inertia, and why we need to leave our happy bubbles.Make sure you check into the vision for the film and how we’re going to...

Episode 518 Black Pioneers, History & Counter Narratives

Tiyahna and Merryl-Royce and Face2Face host David Peck talk about Black Pioneers who have shaped Canada, counter narratives, systemic racism, history and their important new book Trailblazers.Head to the Kickstarter Campaign here.Synopsis:Trailblazers:...

Episode 517 Melodies, Music & Hope

Inna Modja and Face2Face host David Peck talk about her new film The Great Green Wall, representation, climate refugees, new narratives, gender disparity, music, melody and hope and about a green wall that unites.Find out more about The Great Green Wall...

Episode 516 Wine, Epiphany, Trust & Simplicity

Joe Pantoliano and Face2Face host David Peck talk about his new film From the Vine, existential crises, epiphanies, trust and loyalty, simple things, wine making, choice and risk taking and finding peace of mind.It’s one of the top 5 films in Canada...

Episode 515 Red Snow, Loss, Rebirth & Survival

Marie Clements and Mozhdah Jamalzadah and Face2Face host David Peck talk about their new film Red Snow, ways of seeing, things we have in common, 10,000 words for snow and how racism happens everywhere.More about the film here.And watch the film on...

Episode 514 Rejection, Modern Life & Mega Churches

Photo by: Sarah BodriAli Weinstein and Face2Face host David Peck talk about her new film #Blessed, mermaids, fear of rejection, authenticity, mega churches and loneliness and finding ourselves disenchanted with modern life.#BLESSED Trailer from...

Episode 513 Accountability, Optimism & Hope

Marc Serpa Francouer, Godfred Addai-Nyamekye and Face2Face host David Peck talk about their new film Above the Law, wellness checks and reform, choice and accountability in law enforcement, impunity and optimism and the importance of having a platform...

Episode 512 Protest, Resistance & Human Rights

Mia Donovan and Face2Face host David Peck talk about her new film Dope is Death, community acupuncture, police resistance, drug addiction, protest that leads to practical action, freedom from oppression and healthcare as a human right.Dope is Death -...

Episode 511 Motherhood, Grief & Living Well

Judith Helfand and Face2Face host David Peck talk about her new film Love and Stuff, Mothers, grief, defiance and resilience, living well and why we all need to do a stuff review.Watch the 10-minute version on the New York Times page here.And learn more...

Episode 510 Graffiti, Freedom & Truth

David Hayward and Face2Face host David Peck talk about the status quo, the burden of structure, oppression, freedom, independence and religion, alternatives to the church, comics and graffiti, trust, truth and authenticity.Find out more about his comics...

Episode 509 Bias Leadership & Mistakes

Mazarine Treyz and Face2Face host David Peck talk about the non-profit sector, relationship building, “staff and donor love”, cultures of mistakes, leadership and values, cognitive bias, authenticity and transparency, why it’s a great time to...

Episode 508 Joey Klein Castle in the Ground

Joey Klein and Face2Face host David Peck talk about his new film Castle In The Ground, the opioid crisis, addiction and empathy, vulnerability and bearing witness and about why we need to share the planet.Watch the film here in iTunes.Synopsis:Henry...

Episode 507 Impact Investing & Opportunity

David O’Leary and Face2Face host David Peck talk about opportunity and impact investing, burn rates, cultural taboos, entrepreneurship, and why you need to hope for the best and plan for the worst. More info here about Kind Wealth here. About David:...

506 Media, Influence, Fake News

Richard, Dianne and Face2Face host David Peck talk about Influence, fake news, lies and untruth, oppression and power, information overload, moral arcs and the politics of spectacle. Get tickets here at Hot Docs online. And learn more about the film...

Episode 505 Rodrigo Reyes 499

Rodrigo Reyes and Face2Face host David Peck talk about 499, time travel, Colonialism, the importance of listening, trauma and systemic violence, the destruction of knowledge and the beauty of cinema.Get tickets here at Hot Docs online.And learn more...

Episode 504 Liz Marshall Meat The Future

Liz Marshall and Face2Face host David Peck talk about Meat the Future, big, urgent questions, the good food institute, our moral compass, solution focused stories and clean meat. More info here about Meat The Future here. Stream it now on CBC Gem....

Episode 503 Tamara Dawit Finding Sally

Tamara Dawit and Face2Face host David Peck talk about Finding Sally, Ethiopia, collective memory, history, imperialism, the red terror, cultures of silence and intergenerational conversations.More info here about Finding Sally here.Stream it now on CBC...

Episode 502 Miranda Bailey Cherry Picks

Miranda Bailey and Face2Face host David Peck talk about changing the way we see content, CherryPicks, Gender imbalance, a new kind of film community, diversity, perspective and the female voice.More info here about CherryPicks here.CherryPicks is the...

Episode 501 Brett Gaylor The Internet of Everything

Brett Gaylor and Face2Face host David Peck talk about his new film The Internet of Everything, advertising and activism, the digital arms race, the third industrial revolution and learning how to respond to a crisis. Watch the film on CBC Gem now....

Anastasia Phillips Tammy’s Always Dying

Anastasia Phillips and Face2Face host David Peck talk about her new film Tammy’s Always Dying, mental health issues, perspective, vanity, therianthropy and winemaking and why she never judges a character.Synopsis:On the 29th of every month, right when...

Episode 499 Ellen Toland Inside the Rain

Ellen Toland and Face2Face host David Peck talk about her new film Inside the Rain, living legends, mental illness, big goofy hearts, the resilience of artists and why sometimes people appear in our lives for only a season. Watch it on Apple TV, Prime,...

Episode 498 Daniel Stern James vs. His Future Self

Daniel Stern and Face2Face host David Peck talk about his new film James vs. His Future Self, sculpting, good conversation, staying focused, regret and living in the moment, and why there’s no ketchup in the future. Watch it on: Bell On Demand, Shaw and...

Episode 497 Dr. Mazen Kamen

Dr. Mazen Kamen and Face2Face host David Peck talk about the complexity of the Brain, emotions, faith and grief, making good choices, chronic illness, the tip of the research iceberg and diseases that are no longer death sentences.About the...

Episode 496 Jonathan Jakubowicz Resistance

Jonathan Jakubowicz and Face2Face host David Peck talk about his new film Resistance that stars Ed Harris, Jesse Eisenberg and Clémence Poésy. They talk about inspiration and why artists create, responsibility and pushing back, connecting with an...

Episode 495 Hockey Mom Teyama Alkamli & Andrew Moir

Teyama Alkamli and Andrew Moir and Face2Face host David Peck talk about their new film Hockey Mom, Syria, motherhood and refugees, new Canadians, survival jobs, and something called the newcomer kitchen.TrailerWatch it here.Synopsis:Hockey Mom is an...

Episode 494 Karim Sayad My English Cousin

Karim Sayad and Face2Face host David Peck talk about his new and intimate film My English Cousin, the myth of Sisyphus, international relations, feeling at home and finding beauty in simple stories. Synopsis: This keenly observed documentary by Karim...

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