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Cindy Blackstock talks about the work of the First Nations Child & Family Caring Society of Canada.
21 Aug, 2019 | 0:28:20 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

The following is a rebroadcast of an episode of Talking Radical Radio that was originally broadcast in January 2019. Cindy Blackstock is a member of the Gitksan First Nation, a social worker, a professor at McGill University in Montreal, and the executive director of the First Nations Child and Family Caring Society of Canada. She is also the most visible...
Winning abortion rights in the USA - a history
21 Aug, 2019 | 0:57:27 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

WINGS #22- and #23-19 comprise a two-part radio documentary adapted from the film From Danger To Dignity: The Fight for Safe Abortion, directed and narrated by Dorothy Fadiman.
UN, EU, Guatemala Parliament - women bring new issues to the table
20 Aug, 2019 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Bringing new issues to the political table is a lot of work. Three stories about progress made: (1) On June 21, 2019, the UN's International Labour Organization passed a Convention Against Violence in the World of Work; (2) The very first legislation under the European Pillar of Social Rights: on June 13 2019, a Work-Life Balance Directive was adopted by...
Shows for broadcast weeks of Aug 18, 25, and Sept. 1, 2019
17 Aug, 2019 | 1:26:26 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Joan of Arc led an army to victory at seventeen. At eighteen, she arranged the coronation of a king. At nineteen, she went up against the entire Catholic church… and lost. n The Second Coming of Joan of Arc, Joan returns to share her story with contemporary women. She tells her experiences with the highest levels of church, state, and...
Vinyl records by Newfoundland & Labrador's pioneer recording artists.
16 Aug, 2019 | 0:55:00 |
EN | CHMR FM Music Department | NewFound Records

We start the show with memories of an American who was one of the first artists to record Newfoundland folk songs... Ed McCurdy. He passed away on Mar. 23, 2000. Tune in and hear McCurdy, who is best known for penning Last Night I Had The Strangest Dream, sing a song written by Newfoundland’s Art Scammel. Then on to the...
Looking at the Big Picture with Food First NL
14 Aug, 2019 | 0:30:00 |
EN | Ivan Emke | Fit to Eat: The NL Farm and Food Show

This week on "Fit to Eat" it is Big Picture Day. Yes, we'll talk about policy, and self-provision, and the increasing interest in nutritious food, and collaboration, and resilience. I speak with the Executive Director of Food First NL, Kristie Jameson, about the changing face of food in NL. Listen in. You're all a part of it.
Lawyer and activist May Chiu talks about the work of a new group, Pour une dignite politique.
13 Aug, 2019 | 0:27:47 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

May Chiu is a lawyer based in Montreal who spends much of her time engaged in grassroots political work. Part of a network of activists and organizers dissatisfied with the ways in which Quebec's left establishment handles issues of racism and colonization, she is also one of the founding members of a new group called Pour une dignité politique (or...
Women transformed by tragedy and cooperation
12 Aug, 2019 | 0:28:48 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Rwanda has one of the highest percentages of women lawmakers in the world. A widowed survivor of the Rwanda genocide talks about what happened in Rwanda in 1994 and how she and other women have dealt with moving forward to assume responsibilities formerly held by their male spouses and relatives for family survival and well-being.
Vinyl records by Newfoundland & Labrador's pioneer recording artists.
09 Aug, 2019 | 0:55:00 |
EN | CHMR FM Music Department | NewFound Records

We roll back the clock 40 years to 1979. That`s the year that Frank Moore`s term as Premier of Newfoundland & Labrador ended, and Brian Peckford`s began. It was the year that the Hibernia oil field was discovered, and also in 1979 The Ode To Newfoundland officially became the provincial anthem! And when it come to new Newfoundland music, 1979...
28 min feature of Shari Ulrich plus 28 min of Western Canadian indie music mix
07 Aug, 2019 | 0:56:33 |
EN | Mae Wandinger | Indie Beat

28 minute feature (includes interview & songs) of iconic singer, songwriter & multi-instrumentalist, Shari Ulrich, who has garnered 2 Juno Awards, a Canadian Folk Music Award and an induction into the BC Entertainment Hall of Fame, plus tracks by The Small Glories, Raquel Cole, Origami Army, Aidan and Mandy, The Paperboys, Lion Bear Fox, Madison Olds Music & Fox Glove!
Two organizers talk about the Global Catholic Climate Movement and about its Canadian chapter.
06 Aug, 2019 | 0:28:11 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

Marisa Vertrees is the organizing director for the Global Catholic Climate Movement (GCCM), a network of almost 900 Catholic religious orders, dioceses, universities, lay organizations, and other insitutions in more than 90 countries. Agnes Richard is the co-ordinator of the new chapter of the GCCM in Canada. The GCCM's mission is to engage Catholics in addressing the climate crisis through...
Vinyl records by Newfoundland & Labrador's pioneer recording artists.
02 Aug, 2019 | 0:55:00 |
EN | CHMR FM Music Department | NewFound Records

Today we roll back the clock sixty years to 1959, the year that The Confederation Building replaced The Colonial Building as the home of Newfoundland & Labrador's House of Assembly. Musically, country & western band The Dipsydoodlers released their one and only LP and it was a doozy! Omar Blondahl returned from the ice fields and dropped his album The...
28 min feature of Liana plus 28 min of Western Canadian indie music mix
31 Jul, 2019 | 0:56:25 |
EN | Mae Wandinger | Indie Beat

28 minute feature (includes interview and songs) of Liana, an R & B and soul singer-songwriter who is about to release her debut full length album on the Indica Records label. Liana has performed on Quebec's popular version of 'The Voice' & at Montreal's Jazz Festival. In the first half, tracks by Via Barcelonia, Caleb Hart, Matt Blais, Plain as...
Teacher Kate Curtis of the End Dress Codes Collective talks about a recent big win in Toronto.
30 Jul, 2019 | 0:28:04 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

Kate Curtis is a high school teacher in the Toronto District School Board (TDSB) and one of the co-founders of an organization called the End Dress Codes Collective. Scott Neigh interviews her about the problems with school dress codes, and about the major policy change that happened this spring at the TDSB thanks to the work of their collective and...
Greta Thunberg and Kelsey Juliana speak frankly to adults
27 Jul, 2019 | 0:28:44 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Greta Thunberg's speech to the French National Assembly on July 23rd 2019, and Kelsey Juliana's keynote address to the Pacific Forest Trust on April 10th 2019 express the reasoning and the demands young people are making that adults understand the climate crisis and their responsibility to the future to act at once.
Vinyl records by Newfoundland & Labrador's pioneer recording artists.
26 Jul, 2019 | 0:55:00 |
EN | CHMR FM Music Department | NewFound Records

Throughout July, NFR has counted down the 40 most popular Newfoundland vinyl recordings of yesteryear. We've based our Top 40 on a readers' poll done by Downhome Magazine in 2006. Each week, we've spun 10 songs from the readers' favourites... ending last week with #11. Well July has raced by and we're now in the homestretch of our Countdown. In...
28 min feature of The Matinee, plus 28 min of Western Canadian indie music mix
24 Jul, 2019 | 0:56:28 |
EN | Mae Wandinger | Indie Beat

28 minute feature (includes interview and songs) of The Matinee, a roots, rock & folk band from Vancouver who are signed to the Light Organ Records label and whose music has topped the CBC radio national charts, plus tracks by JP Maurice, Elli Hart, Deep Sea Gypsies, Leeroy Stagger, Sarah MacDougall Music, Ocie Elliott, Carmanah & Sister Speak Music!
Laura Cuthbert talks about the Populous Map project.
23 Jul, 2019 | 0:27:52 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

Laura Cuthbert is an organizer who has a keen interest in history. She is a central part of Populous Map, a grassroots project that aims to preserve and share marginalized histories from communities large and small across British Columbia, in ways that respect autonomy, privacy, and reciprocity. Scott Neigh interviews her about those histories and about the work of Populous...
and the feminization of farming
21 Jul, 2019 | 0:28:47 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

In the hilly Kordagu (AKA Coorg) region of Karnataka state, coffee has been grown for generations. Like other small-scale agriculture in the era of globalization, financial rewards are small and women carry an increasing amount of the work.
Vinyl records by Newfoundland & Labrador's pioneer recording artists.
19 Jul, 2019 | 0:55:00 |
EN | CHMR FM Music Department | NewFound Records

Throughout July, NFR counts down the 40 most popular Newfoundland vinyl recordings. We've based our Top 40 on a readers' poll done by Downhome Magazine in 2006. Each week, we'll spin 10 songs from the readers' favourites until we've reached #1... a grand bit of fun through the full month of July For Part Two, we pick up where we...
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