BeCause & Effect #26: Ron MacLean

Children, Youth & Families

Every episode of BeCause & Effect ends with Just BeCause, where we ask our guest the same set of seven questions.

This is a highlight episode showcasing some of the best answers to the Just BeCause questions, and we’ve also got an exclusive, unreleased Just BeCause with Mr. Ron MacLean as well.

Ron is a Canadian Broadcasting icon, known best for his work on CBC’s Hockey Night in Canada and as a part of CBC’s Olympics coverage since 1988.

Earlier this year, Ron MacLean was in Winnipeg to co-host, with Jann Arden, the Bruce Oake Recovery Centre fundraiser.

I sat down with Ron before the fundraiser, so our discussion revolved around Bruce’s life, the Oake family’s journey, and how addiction has affected so many of us, including Ron himself.

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Host Nolan Bicknell talks to people about the Causes they care about and the Effect it has on their lives. BeCause & Effect is a podcast of The Winnipeg Foundation.

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