Conversations with Interesting Latter-day Saints from across Canada

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Beatrice Smuck, is the mother of Lynn Sellars, who is the mother of Sherry Pockett.  In anticipation of the 50th anniversary of the historic Lorraine Chapel on Saturday July 26, 2014, Travis Fantina conducts this inter-generational interview with these three women of faith.  They share their memories of the construction of the building, and memories of service over the years in this building.

ICM_004_robert_fantina_300In part 3, we discuss one of Robert’s previous books, “My Burden Is Light,” which is a story about a missionary-aged young man who is gay.

ICM_004_robert_fantina_300In part 2, we discuss Robert’s latest book, “Empire, Racism & Genocide, a History of U.S. Foreign Policy.”  He outlines the United States’ involvement in war Continue reading


Today my guest is LDS Author and Human Rights Activist Robert Fantina.  He is an American who is in the process of becoming a Canadian citizen.  Robert currently resides in the Kitchener Ontario Stake with his family, and serves as his ward’s Mission Leader.  He is the author of Continue reading

ICM_003_michael_clifton_150In part 3 of 3, we discuss Michael Clifton’s contributions to the community as the founder of Strummerfest, a Kitchener-Waterloo multi-venue music festival remembering singer/songwriter, Joe Strummer (1952-2002), of the Clash Continue reading

ICM_003_michael_clifton_80In part 2 of 3, Michael Clifton discusses interfaith relations with members of our local community.  We discuss interfaith relations at a church-wide level.  This past January, Dr. Ravi Zacharias, the renowned Evangelical Apologist, spoke at the Tabernacle in Salt Lake City Continue reading

ICM_003_michael_clifton_300Today my conversation is with Michael Clifton, Director of Public Affairs for the Kitchener Ontario Stake.  In his public affairs role, he has organized several multi-faith firesides in which leaders from other faith traditions Continue reading


Over the next few weeks I will be launching a new podcast called Interesting Canadian Mormons. I am very excited about this project. For a long time I have listened to many Mormon-themed podcasts, from all ends of the bloggernacle spectrum. Some of my favourites include Continue reading