Episode 66: If we could go back home....

By Boo Daley | 2022-05-27 | 2222

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66: If we could go back home....

Drizzle, drazzle, druzzle, drome....

Featuring: Deborah Cox,Guy LaFleur, Bob Seger, X Pensive Winos, Dr. Music, Elton John

65: After YOU!

Poetry in motion; Ginger Pharand's tribute to Steven Heighton, and another fine Eddyburgh stew!

Featuring: Red Hot Chili Peppers, Jerry Doucette, Warren Zevon, Steven Heighton, Jefferson Airplane, The Beaches, Eddie Vedder, Sheryl Crow w/ Joe Walsh

64: Freedom!

Awesome Boo-mix! Try it... with Whiskey...

Featuring: Jon Batiste, Wilco, Annie Lennox, Van Morrison w/ Mark Knopfler, Paul McCartney, Brandi Carlile, Gilbert Gottfried, CAAMP, K D Lang

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1: In the beginning....

Introduction of primary characters and the story of how SpaceStation23 comes to be!

Featuring: Rare Earth, Dierks Bentley,J.J. Cale, Genesis

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2: The Mayor of Eddyburgh

Tribute to Little Richard and introduction of the owner of the Space Station complex, Mayor Eddy

Featuring: Jonathan Edwards, Playing for Change, Leon Russell, The Beatles, Little Richard

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3: What's New (to you)

A healthy variety of music, including Mayor Eddy's request and the incomparable voice of Linda Ronstadt

Featuring: Bruce Springsteen, Hank Williams Jr. w/ Waylon Jennings, Joe Jackson, Linda Ronstadt, Hothouse Flowers

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4: Victor Newman??

Summer tunes, and an unexpected call from a Soap character!

Featuring: Cream, Ridley Bent, Monte Python, Emmylou Harris, Sly and the Family Stone, Lovin' Spoonful

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5: Canadiana!

Happy Canada Day! A celebration of a great diversity of Canadian artists.

Featuring: Edmonton Symphony Orchestra, Tragically Hip, Joni Mitchell, Rush, Sarah Harmer, Rankin Family, Neil Young, Gordon Lightfoot

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6: Truly Classical

A gentle introduction to Classical music, from popular movie themes to the legends!

Featuring: John Williams, Ennio Morricone, Mozart, Debussy, John Horner, Rossini

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7: Hothouse Mix!

Sweating it out in the Space Station, and jammin' under the stars!

Featuring: Thomas Dolby, Beach Boys, Arcade Fire, Free, Doobie Brothers,

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8: Random picks

A whale of a story from Jim Gaffigan and more great tunes plucked from the ether!

Featuring: Jim Gaffigan, Prince, Buckingham-Nicks, Led Zeppelin, Procol Harum

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9: Harmony!

Voices better in numbers...

Featuring: Elton John, The Beatles, Doc Walker, Little River Band, Temptations, O'Jays, Voces8, Eagles

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10: Guests in SS23

More music sharing, including an in station performance and a gathering of the Advisory Council

Featuring: Bruce Cockburn, Heart, Commodors, Alison Kraus & Union Station, John Brine

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11: Symphonic Rock!

Orchestras and rock, a match made in heaven!

Featuring: ELO, The Beatles, Queen, Elton John, Judy Tzuke, Blue Jays

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12: Miss Alaneuss

I my capacity as your Captain in the Space Station, I offer another episode of fine random tunes!

Featuring: Tedeschi Trucks Band, Carly Simon, Van Morrison, Ricky Skaggs, Steve Earle Supertramp

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13: Autumn comin'

Introducing the Omniscient "Noodle" from Space Station 9, Crickets and leaves of Autumn, and Carl Sagan's Pale Blue Dot

Featuring: Rodney Dangerfield, Annie Lennox, Leon Russell, Jesse Cook, Justin Hayward, Carl Sagan, Cassandra Vasic

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14: Another SS23 Mix

In this episode... boats, monsters, sons, souls and a classic from The Band

Featuring: The Pogues, Cat Stevens, David Bowie, Aimee Mann, Eric Carmen, Collective Soul, Playing for Change

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15: Countrified!

A great mix of classic country and new artists, including some 2020 CCMA nominees.

Featuring: Washboard Union, Big n Rich, Dierks Bentley and Friends, TRIO, Merle Haggard, Red Sovine, Eric Church, Tenille Townes

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16: E G B D F

The Moody Blues classic 1971 album, Every Good Boy Deserves Favour in it's entirety!

Featuring: Moody Blues

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17: John Lennon Tribute

On the very day that John Lennon would have celebrated his 80th birthday, SS23 offers a dozen of his best songs.

Featuring: John Lennon

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18: The Eddysburgh Address

As is our custom, a good variety of new and classic tunes, PLUS, the Mayor of Eddyburgh speaks!

Featuring: The Wallflowers, Billie Eilish, Fleetwood Mac, John Bonomassa, Anne Wilson

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19: Devil's Night!

A spook story, Springsteens Ghosts and more...

Featuring: Bruce Springsteen, Kathleen Edwards, Daniel Lanois, Van Morrison w/ Ray Charles, Led Zeppelin

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20: SS23 Stew

A veritable Tune Soup, featuring some new inductees in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and a gathering of the Advisory Council

Featuring: Hothouse Flowers, Doobie Brothers, Marc Bolan and T - Rex, Arkels, Roxy Music

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21: Some JAZZ...

Here's a soft intro to the world of Jazz music in it's myriad forms. Have a listen more than once...it can grow on ya...

Featuring: Dizzy Gillespie, Chris Botti, Oscar Peterson, Cassandra Wilson, Irskin Hawkins, Joni Mitchell, The Richard Carpenter Trio

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22: Humor me...

Some classic comedy bits, AND the Mayor shares some jokes...sort of.

Featuring: Bill Murray, Foster Brooks, Jerry Seinfeld, Laura Elliot, Monte Python, Mayor Eddy, George Carlin, SCTV, Jeff Foxworthy

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23: Potpourri...

In this, another episode of music sharing, we feature a couple of current Canadian artists and some classics including a 50 year gem from George Harrison

Featuring: Dream Academy, Playing for Change, Joe Walsh, J.J. Wilde, The Glorious Sons, George Harrison

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24: Christmas, part 1

From the Boo Daley mix tape of yuletide favourites...enjoy!

Featuring: The Beatles, Rita MacNeil, Emmylou Harris, Greg Lake, Sabrina Claudio, Ray Charles, Libera, John Denver, Faith Hill, John Mellencamp, The Carpenters, Kenny and Dolly, Chris Botti

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25: Christmas, part 2

From the Boo Daley mix tape of yuletide favourites...enjoy!

Featuring: The Stanley Bros, Tchaikovsky, Barbara Streisand, Shaggy, Alison Kraus and Alan Jackson, Pavoroti, Eagles, Eurythmics, The Canadian Brass, Bing and Bowie, Rascal Flatts, Bruce Springsteen, Nat King Cole, The Gatlin Bros.

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26: Covid and Country

Episode 26 is a tribute to the many country artists we lost in 2020, 3 to the Corona virus, plus a sentimental favourite for the New Year

Featuring: The Charlie Daniels Band, Hal Ketchum, John Prine, Joe Diffie, Charley Pride, Kenny Rogers, Dan Fogelberg

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27: Hindsight is 2020!

Select songs from some of the #1 Albums of 2020

Featuring: Machine Gun Kelly, Shawn Mendes, Kenny Chesney, Taylor Swift, The Weeknd, Ariana Grande, Paul McCartney

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28: Colours-Red White and Blue

Some great songs that fell through the cracks and a theme of reconciliation

Featuring: Bruce Cockurn, Bill Maher, Black Pumas, Billy Joel, Arc Angels, The Hollies, New Parachute Collective

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29: Eddyburgh Stew

Introducing Randy Lentstupide; A special Black History Month salute with Stevie Wonder

Featuring: Patty Smyth, Justin Townes Earle, Rupert Hine, Stevie Wonder

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30: Hitsville- A tribute to Motown

With the passing of Supreme's legend, Mary Wilson, I had to reflect on the magnificent Black History that was MOTOWN

Featuring: Smokey Robinson and the Miracles, Martha and the Vandellas, The Supremes, Marvin Gaye, Four Tops, The Temptations, Gladys Knight and the Pips

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31: SS23 Re-launch!

The Advisory Council join in the announcement of the SpaceStation23 website with a replay of Episode 1

Featuring: J.J. Cale, Rare Earth, Dierks Bentley, Genesis, John Mayer

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32: ProgRock

Reflecting on the early years of FM radio and the Progressive rock music that ruled the day...

Featuring: Supertramp, Genesis, Emerson, Lake and Palmer, Frank Zappa,Jethro Tull, Rush, King Crimson

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33: The Return of Mrs Miller!

Special Guest, Chris Gaines and great song suggestions!

Featuring: Coldplay, Ron Gallo, Crashing Wayward, Boz Scaggs, Mrs.Miller, Bunny Wailer

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34: Rewinding Episode 8

Jim Gaffigan for laughs, great tunes for ears!

Featuring: Jim Gaffigan, Prince, Buckingham-Nicks, Led Zeppelin, Procol Harem

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35: Grammy Jam!

Skimming some of the winning and nominated tunes from the 63rd Grammy Awards!

Featuring: John Prine, The Brothers Johnston,Welch and Rawlings, Fiona Apple, Thundercat, Silk Sonic, Billy Eilish

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36: Promise of Spring!

Music, poetry and promises, plus exciting news about Amherst Island Radio!

Featuring: Vivaldi, The Rascals, Cat Stevens, Tom Petty, Amanda Marshall, Soundgarden, Steve Miller Band

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37: Episode 12 Revisited

A nod to William Shatner and Miss Alaneous tunes

Featuring: Tedeschi Trucks Band, Carly Simon, Van Morrison, Ricky Skaggs, Steve Earle Supertramp

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38: Welcome to the Masters

Boo's golf nightmare and another delicious musical goulash...

Featuring: Sam Roberts Band, Charlotte Cardin, Beck, John Hiatt w/ Jerry Douglas Band, Ridley Bent

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39: April Showers bring New Towers

A rainshower reverie; the new Eddyburg vaccine; Info on the Amherst Island Radion FUND DRIVE!

Featuring: Vern Gosdin,Christine MacVie, CCR, Bruce Hornsby, Gordon Lightfoot, Daniel Lanois, Bod Dylan

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40: This is dedicated....

Musical tributes and dedications!

Featuring: The Mammas and the Pappas, Nancy Wilson, Motorhead, Elton John, U2, RnR Hall of Fame Band

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41: The world I know...

The horrific world of 1891, an interview with Cathy Christmas and some blue-eyed-soul-vibes

Featuring: Joss Stone, Collective Soul, Hall and Oates, Joe Cocker

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42: F%#K Cancer!

Dr. Christopher Pin guests to enlighten us to the strides we are making today to eliminate Cancer.

Featuring: The Zolas, Deep Purple, Sheryl Crow, The Who, Emmylou Harris w/ Neil Young

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43: The 215

Juno review and facing the truth of our indigenous people!

Featuring: JJ Wilde and Brett Emmons, The Tragically Hip w/ Feist, Healing Grounds, Crystal Shawanda, Paul McCartney and Wings

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44: Can-Jam 2021

The now annual celebration of Canadian recording artists; Cue the Anthem!

Featuring: The Guess Who, William Prince w/ Serena Ryder, Jann Arden.Stompin Tom, Barenaked Ladies, Sarah McLachlan, Crown Lands, Big Wreck, K.D. Lang, Blue Rodeo, Johnny Reid

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45: Another Eddyburgh stew

Plucking favourites from memory while I still have one....

Featuring: The Animals, Bruce Springsteen, Kim Mitchell, Half Moon Run, Mary Chapin Carpenter, McCartney, Supertramp

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46: The Catty Meow!

The Catty Meow Bar in Eddyburgh has finally reopened under new management, and the newly restored juke box is rockin' !

Featuring: The Chamber Bros., The Rolling Stones, George Jones, Jefferson Airplane, Johnny Rivers, Gordon Lightfoot, Janis Joplin, ZZ Top, Lighthouse, Fairport Convention, Donovan, Michael Damian

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47: Output AND Input!

Another full spectrum of SS23 artists, WITH some requests!

Featuring: Johnny Cash, The Mathew Good Band,The Glorious Sons, George Harrison, The Killers, Norah Jones, White Cowbell Oklahoma, Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band

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48: THROW A STRIKE!

Prayer for the Blue Jays, and some choice songs....

Featuring: Ridley Bent, Nanci Griffith, The Rolling Stones, UNC Chorus Project, The Beaches, Elton John w/ Leon Russell

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49: Meanwhile...back at the Catty Meow...

Boo is back at the Catty Meow with a mitt full of Butt Coins!

Featuring: Wild Cherry, Tommy James and the Shondells,The Troggs, Sly and the Family Stone, Conway Twitty, The Monkeys, The Staccatos, The Kinks, Led Zeppelin, Ian and Sylvia

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50: Episode 50! Break out the candy!

SS23's usual hoppin' variety of songs and salutes in this milestone 50th Episode

Featuring: Booker T and the MG's, Elton John, Arkells, Chris Cornell, Hey Rosetta!, Playing For Change/Ripple, Norm MacDonald

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51: State of the Burg!

The Mayor of Eddyburgh fields questions from listeners; Another fine stew of musical genres!

Featuring: William Prince, Wishbone Ash, Humble Pie, Gino Vannelli, James Taylor

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52: Pandemic Blues

Meandering selections which include local elements... John Brine returns!

Featuring: The Trews, Steely Dan, Corb Lund, John Brine, Red Dirt Skinners, George Harrison

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53: Tapestry!

A show dedicated to the brilliance of Carol Kings landmark album, "Tapestry"

Featuring: Carol King

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54: Party Train

All aboard! No breaking the supply chain of cool music in the Space Station!

Featuring: The Offspring, The Gap Band, Chris Stapleton, Eric Clapton and J.J. Cale, Carl Sagan, Jeff Goldblum, The Beatles

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55: A juke-box for the ages!

A classic night of variety in the Catty Meow

Featuring: Chilliwack, Tina Turner, The Kinks, Vern Gosdin, Rod Stewart, Ron Sexsmith, Ray Charles,The Tragically Hip, The Everly Brothers, Pat Benatar, Pagliaro, Gordon Lightfoot

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56: SO DONE with '21

The Advisory Council reflects on the year past and we share the music of some of the artists who passed in '21

Featuring: Moody Blues, Jay Black, Poco, Chick Corea, ELO, Les Emerson, Commander Cody and His Lost Planet Airmen

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57: Steven Heighton!

A special conversation with celebrated poet and author, Steven Heighten and music from his new album, "The Devil's Share"

Featuring: Chris Squire, Blue Rodeo, The Weeknd, Steven Heighton, Johnny Winter, Vince Gill

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58: Let's Talk and listen....

There are a lot of elements testing our mental health these days...but we can share stories and some bonifide compassion to get through it.. and music is a universal healer...

Featuring: Paul McCartney, Skylark, Nathaniel Rateliff, Blue October, Shawn Mendez, Singers For Hope, Adele

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59: Choices...

Game changers...

Featuring: Bruce Cockburn, Jim Lowe, 10CC, Emmylou Harris, Tom Petty, Moody Blues, Steven Tyler, Leon Russell and the Shelter People, Sarah Harmer, The Beatles

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60: Re-Introducing to our show...

From American Bandstand to David Letterman, television arrives and allows us to SEE our favourite music stars!

Featuring: Patsy Cline, Peter, Paul and Mary, The McCoys, Janis Joplin, Aretha Franklin w/ Smokey Robinson, John Prine, Ann and Nancy Wilson w/ the Foo Fighters

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61: Miss Emily and More...

Juno nominee Miss Emily's new music, a tribute to Gary Brooker and news of CJAI's new Fund Drive!

Featuring: ZZ Top, Ambrosia, King Floyd, Miss Emily, Arcade Fire, Procol Harum

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62: In their own words...

Augusta Georgia...and artist intros to some special songs.

Featuring: Playing for Change, James Taylor w/ Joni Mitchell, Robin Trower, Eagles, Little Feat, Billy Joel

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63: The State of the Onion....

Advisory Council Round Table and a toast to the Bride...of Jack White

Featuring: Olivia Jean, Bruce Cockburn, Edward Elgar, Kansas, William Prince w Serena Ryder

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64: Freedom!

Awesome Boo-mix! Try it... with Whiskey...

Featuring: Jon Batiste, Wilco, Annie Lennox, Van Morrison w/ Mark Knopfler, Paul McCartney, Brandi Carlile, Gilbert Gottfried, CAAMP, K D Lang

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65: After YOU!

Poetry in motion; Ginger Pharand's tribute to Steven Heighton, and another fine Eddyburgh stew!

Featuring: Red Hot Chili Peppers, Jerry Doucette, Warren Zevon, Steven Heighton, Jefferson Airplane, The Beaches, Eddie Vedder, Sheryl Crow w/ Joe Walsh

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66: If we could go back home....

Drizzle, drazzle, druzzle, drome....

Featuring: Deborah Cox,Guy LaFleur, Bob Seger, X Pensive Winos, Dr. Music, Elton John

Credits and Acknowledgements

Space Station 23 would not be possible without these fine folk!

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Boo Daley

Creative Director and Voice extraordinaire

Boo is not only the creator of SpaceStation23, he is also the voice behind many of the characters including Boo and Kale.

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Ed Finlan

The voice of Mayor Eddie on the show, hailing from Thurlow Township near Belleville, Ontario.

Ed and Boo have been friends since they were 5 years of age.

Ed is Thankful to be involved in an original High Quality Radio Program.

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John Farley

The voice of Randy Lentstupide on the show

John discovered his appreciation for music when he played in the Kindergarden Rhythm Band. Today his best instrument is the radio.

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Troy Forster

Technical Director

Troy takes care of whatsits, thingamajigs and stuff on the interwebz.

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Eric Tremblay

Station Manager, Island Radio

101.3 FM, known on air as Island Radio, is kind enough to provide weekly airtime for the transmission of SpaceStation23 into the ether.

Please consider donating.

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The Kids Mental Health Optimist Club of Canada

The club supports programs that work to bridge the gap to care for families supporting young children with mental health