The Shift: Episode 21

In Episode 21 of The Shift – Kayla is joined by 2-time Oscar nominee Jeremy Renner and his co-star Tony Dalton as the duo talk about Marvel’s new miniseries Hawkeye. We’ll also hear from the multi-talented Hayley Wickenheiser. The Canadian hockey icon analyzes the current women’s game and discusses the parallels between working in medicine and hockey. Kayla also delivers a pointed message about the biggest story in tennis.

The Shift: Episode 20

In Episode 20 of The Shift - Kayla goes in on the NHL for its failure to handle any kind of situation properly, emphasizing that hockey culture needs a major overhaul. Her guests this week include the two young stars of the upcoming “King Richard” film along with the creators of the comedy series “Next Stop”, which chronicles the lives of Black Torontonians.

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The Shift: Episode 20

The Shift: Episode 19

In Episode 19 – The Shift is on location at Chubby’s Jamaican Kitchen in Toronto. Kayla’s guests include Canadian soccer phenom Tajon Buchanan and academy award winning director Chloe Zhao, whose latest film is Eternals (Marvel). Buchanan goes in depth about his upcoming move into European soccer while Zhao explains the thought process behind her latest film. And of course – Kayla had to sample some of Chubby’s most popular eats.

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The Shift: Episode 18

In Episode 18 of The Shift, Kayla sits down with Max Kerman and Nick Dika from the Canadian rock band Arkells. From the band's surging popularity to their love and contribution to sports, Kayla covers it all. Plus, professional BMX athlete Nigel Sylvester joins the show to discuss his versatile talents and his upcoming documentary “Staying in Rhythm” by Uninterrupted in partnership with Hyperice.

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The Shift: Episode 16

In Episode 16 of The Shift, Kayla Grey visits the Raptors on media day and chats with OG Anunoby, 2021 fourth overall pick Scottie Barnes, Torontonian Dalano Banton and Precious Achiuwa. From season expectations to life off the court, Kayla covers it all.

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The Shift: Episode 15

In Episode 15 of The Shift, Kayla Grey travels to Montreal to chat with Chris Boucher and Luguentz Dort as they receive medals of honour from the city. Also, Tyrone Edwards joins the show ahead of his 'Creative Soles' series to discuss sneaker culture and the importance of representation within the creator community.

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The Shift: Episode 15

The Shift: Episode 14

In Episode 14 of The Shift, Kayla’s guests include Fred VanVleet and Alessia Cara. VanVleet details the social impact he wants to have on the next generation of Torontonians, while Cara explains the thought process behind her new album “In the Meantime”. Kayla also tees off on the NFL for their taunting rules and takes a closer look at Drake’s new disruptive project.

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The Shift: Episode 13

In Episode 13 of The Shift, Kayla Grey talks about how Leylah Annie Fernandez and other first generation Canadians are changing the national sports stigma. Plus, she speaks with L.A. Kings forward Akil Thomas about new looks coming to his clothing line Zale, as well as Canadian writer and actor Bilal Baig on their new show 'Sort Of' debuting at TIFF.

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The Shift: Episode 12

The Shift’s Kayla Grey sits down with Simu Liu – star of the new Marvel movie “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings”. The Ontario native talks about his excitement over the new film, its impact on Asian culture and the power of manifestation in life and sports.

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The Shift: Episode 11

In Episode 11 of The Shift, Kayla Grey sits down with two CFLers – Brandon Banks and Brandon Alexander. Banks details how the pandemic affected him, while Alexander explains why he’s more than an athlete. Kayla also runs down a messy situation in the Big Apple and gets us set for Marvel’s latest film – Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings.

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The Shift: Episode 10

In Episode 10 of The Shift, Kayla Grey is joined by a pair of Olympic medallists in Jerome Blake and Sydney Payne. Kayla also looks ahead to a crucial stretch in the WNBA season and gets us set for the IIHF Women’s World Championship.

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The Shift: Episode 9

In Episode 9 of The Shift, Kayla Grey is joined by Canadian NFL player Chuba Hubbard and CFL great Damon Allen in a football-centric episode. Kayla also weighs in on the NFL's vaccination policy, and our roundtable rates the best CFL jerseys.

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The Shift: Episode 9

The Shift: Episode 8

In Episode 8 of The Shift, Kayla Grey is joined by Toronto’s own Charlotte Day Wilson to discuss her debut album ‘Alpha,' as well as Juno-nominated R&B artist Emanuel. Kayla also discusses the rise in Black coaches in the NBA and highlights Olympic athletes to watch.

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The Shift: Episode 8

The Shift: Episode 7

In Episode 7 of The Shift, Kayla Grey heads to Phoenix and Milwaukee for the NBA Finals. We follow Kayla as she explores these cities, their culture and chats with Deandre Ayton of the Suns.

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The Shift: Episode 6

In Episode 6 of The Shift, Kayla Grey calls out the disrespect towards Black women in sports, from Sha’Carri Richardson to Maria Taylor and more. As we move towards the Olympics, Andre De Grasse and Donovan Bailey join the show.

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The Shift: Episode 5

In Episode 5 of The Shift we argue why MLB should lean into its scandals and head towards becoming a more narrative-driven league. Roy Woods stops by the studio to talk about his new single 'Touch You', football, and new music on the way, plus we catch up with award-winning actor Hamza Haq.

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The Shift: Episode 4

In Episode 4, Kayla goes 1-on-1 with actor Andrew Phung to chat about Kim's Convenience, his sneaker collection and the WWE. We also take a look at The Kickback, an organization that is helping to give back to the community through sneakers. Plus, Tekeyah sits down with Adena and Chad Jones, founders of Another Lane, a sneaker reselling platform that puts community first.

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The Shift: Episode 3

On Episode 3 of The Shift, we discuss Naomi Osaka’s decision to withdraw from the French Open because of mental health and why that has opened the door for very necessary conversations when it comes to athletes. Also on the show, Majid Jordan drops by to discuss their upcoming new album which includes the single “Waves of Blue”, unbox summer performance heat and talk about why The Kings should be on your list of things you need to watch.

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The Shift: Episode 2

In episode 2 Kayla Grey goes one-on-one with NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh to talk Soca, TikTok and Jiu Jitsu. We explore the growth of NBA Top Shot and NFTs, and our roundtable discusses the Sneaker resale market and accessibility.

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The Shift: Episode 2

The Shift: Episode 1

Catch the series debut of The Shift Powered by Dell XPS. Host Kayla Grey brings a unique perspective on Canadian stories and discussions at the intersection of sports, life and culture. In this episode, Kayla interviews 2021 WNBA 4th overall draft pick Kysre Gondrezick, breaks down the latest sneaker releases and talks KG and Kobe ahead of this weekend’s Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame induction.

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