Episode 7

Episode 7:

This Garden Created Community For People Who Lost Loved Ones to Drug Overdoses

With: Arlene Last-Kolb
October 1, 2020

Season 2, Ep. 7

This episode of the Community of Big Hearts features Arlene Last-Kolb, Contributor for the CBC and Advocate for Addiction Treatment sits down with Stu to talk about the drug addiction challenges facing our community and how she developed a garden that helps families heal.

On July 18, 2014, Arlene Last-Kolb’s 24-year-old son, Jessie, passed from a fentanyl poisoning. Since then, she has spent her time talking about compassion and the lack of proper treatment in Manitoba, and speaking for those who can no longer speak for themselves.

Podcast Host

Stu Starkey

Host, Community of Big Hearts

Podcast Co-Host

Ryan Caligiuri

Producer, Community of Big Hearts

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