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The work by the Qualicum Nature Preservation Society to oppose development of wetlands.
26 May, 2020 | 0:27:50 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

Ezra Morse is a software engineer and an engineering manager. Ray Woroniak has worked as a wilderness guide and an organic vegetable farmer, and currently is a stay-at-home parent. Both live in Qualicum Beach, a town of about 9000 people on the east coast of Vancouver Island, and they are the president and vice-president, respectively, of the Qualicum Nature Preservation...
COVID19 and the political and personal co-creation of the world we live in
25 May, 2020 | 0:29:01 |
EN | Stuart Richardson | Latin Waves

Latin waves host Sylvia Richardson speaks with author Yves Engler about the recent backlash against the film Planet of the Humans. "It should not be controversial to note that the corporate consumption juggernaut is destroying our ability to survive on this planet. From the agriculture industry raising animals to plastic manufacturers’ waste killing sea life to the auto industrial complex’s...
A global network of women activists
24 May, 2020 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

WorldPulse.com is an online network where women activists working specifically on women's and girls' issues in their countries and regions tell their stories and make contact with each other. Tamarack Verrall follows as many of these stories as she can, comments to their authors, and now is working on getting press coverage in Canada for the stories and for the...
Sacred teachings of Quechua Aymara people about the path to coexistence
18 May, 2020 | 0:28:24 |
EN | Stuart Richardson | Latin Waves

The way to health is consciousness of our interdependence. In this interview Latin Waves Host Sylvia Richardson we speak with Aymara elder Marcelo Saavedra a professor of Indigenous Studies in Ottawa about the path to wholeness. The sacred teachings of Quechua Aymara people about the path to coexistence. From quantum physics to sacred practice coexisting well, this interview will awake...
Will George (Tsleil-Waututh) talks about his grassroots opposition to the Trans Mountain pipeline.
05 May, 2020 | 0:28:08 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

Will George is a member of the Tsleil-Waututh Nation. Their territory, located in and around what is now called "Vancouver," will be directly impacted by the Trans Mountain tar sands pipeline expansion project. Scott Neigh interviews George about the project and about his ongoing grassroots work to oppose it. The fight against Trans Mountain has been one of the most...
Clare Dam talk about how her husband's health challenges became a reason to move to the country.
05 May, 2020 | 0:30:03 |
EN | Victoria Fenner | Harrowsmith Radio - Make, Grow, Sustain, Share

1) When Ken Dam was diagnosed with a malignant melanoma he started getting really serious about the food he was putting in his body. Ken’s fine now, but his quest to eat healthy propelled he and his wife Clare into an adventure of homesteading near Copetown, Ontario. It didn’t go as planned. But, the Dams are still at it, eight...
Topics: COVID-19, avian diseases, Earth Day 2020
04 May, 2020 | 0:30:15 |
EN | Julia Cameron | For the Birds Podcast

Hosted by Julia "Jules" Cameron, For the Birds Podcast is all about our feathered friends (or foes) - the birds! In this episode, we talk about the COVID-19 pandemic, avian disease, and Earth Day. *This program is recorded in-studio at Caper Radio CJBU, Cape Breton University’s campus radio station in Sydney, Nova Scotia.*
Public health scholar Trevor Hancock on life before, during, and after COVID-19
04 May, 2020 | 0:30:04 |
EN | Kevin Midbo | People First Radio: Life During COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to create massive challenges — and potentially long-lasting changes — in our individual and collective experience of family, community, and nationhood. We’re learning more about the need for mental, as well as physical, wellness. We’re also talking a lot more about the way society should — and could — function for the benefit of all.
Local food and farmers’ markets advocate Marjorie Stewart on life during COVID-19
04 May, 2020 | 0:16:59 |
EN | Kevin Midbo |

As the weeks pass and we collectively experience the COVID-19 pandemic, stories are popping up about what life might look like once the pandemic ends — if the pandemic ends. At the same time, deaths from the virus continue to climb, or level off, or haven’t yet begun to make an impact — depending upon where you live.
About the work of the Dignidad Migrante Society supporting migrant agricultural workers in Canada.
28 Apr, 2020 | 0:28:21 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

Hector Balderos Campos is from Mexico and he has been coming to Canada as a migrant agricultural worker for 15 years. He is also a member of the board of directors of the Dignidad Migrante Society. Natalia Sudeyko lives in Vancouver and she is a volunteer with Dignidad Migrante, which is a worker-based non-profit organization devoted to workers helping workers...
Adapting tradition to climate change
20 Apr, 2020 | 0:28:45 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

In this interview with Diana Wanyonyi, Agnes Leina describes how water shortages forced a change in the lives of herding peoples in Kenya but how her organization also honours indigenous knowledge and traditions.
Long-time activist Joan Kuyek talks about her new book, Unearthing Justice.
14 Apr, 2020 | 0:27:47 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

Joan Kuyek has been involved for decades in struggles related to mining, including serving as the first national co-ordinator of MiningWatch Canada from 1999 to 2008. Scott Neigh interviews her about her lifetime of activism and organizing, and about her new book, Unearthing Justice: How to Protect Your Community from the Mining Industry. Mining is big business, especially in Canada....
Susan Bright (1945-2010), Enheduanna (2285-2250 BCE)
06 Apr, 2020 | 0:28:44 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

On October 9, 2001, poet Susan Bright read peace poetry in Frieda Werden's kitchen, as both were grieving Bush's bombing of Aghanistan (starting America's longest war). Among the poems is a tribute to Enheduanna, the earliest poet whose name is still known - she wrote peace poetry more than 4,000 years ago.
Traditional recycling meets new law and methods in Bangalore
30 Mar, 2020 | 0:28:47 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Documentary covers early and recent recycling initiatives led by women; the 3 primary categories of waste to be segregated; a history of caste discrimination around waste disposal; and the new recycling law in Bangalore, which requires additional household labour.
EarthMatters comes to an end - Pt. 2/2
29 Mar, 2020 | 0:29:49 |
EN | Lawson Hunter | EarthMatters

EarthMatters has been broadcasting on radio and podcasting for 2 years now – over 100 shows. I’ve met and chatted with leading experts studying complex issues and regular folks just trying to make a difference in their daily lives. Guests have come from England, Germany, Uganda, Kenya, New Zealand, Australia, all over the United States and, of course, Canada where...
The complicated history of museums, the Trans Mountain pipeline, and the Acts of Resistance exhibit.
24 Mar, 2020 | 0:28:15 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

Sharon Fortney is the Curator of Indigenous Collections and Engagement at the Museum of Vancouver. Scott Neigh interviews her about the complicated colonial history of museums and about the Acts of Resistance exhibit. It features the massive banners designed by Indigenous artists and used in an aerial blockade of tanker traffic in the Burrard Inlet to oppose the Trans Mountain...
The UN Declaration on this Human Right, and how it is used
23 Mar, 2020 | 0:28:48 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

On 28 July 2010 the United Nations General Assembly declared safe and clean drinking water and sanitation a human right. Maude Barlow explains how this declaration passed and how it has been used to actually claim the right to water.
EarthMatters comes to an end - Pt. 1/2
22 Mar, 2020 | 0:29:59 |
EN | Lawson Hunter | EarthMatters

EarthMatters has been broadcasting on radio and podcasting for 2 years now – over 100 shows. I’ve met and chatted with leading experts studying complex issues and regular folks just trying to make a difference in their daily lives. Guests have come from England, Germany, Uganda, Kenya, New Zealand, Australia, all over the United States and, of course, Canada where...
Anthology of the Anthropocene
15 Mar, 2020 | 0:26:14 |
EN | Lawson Hunter | EarthMatters

‘For The Wild’ is an anthology of the Anthropocene; focused on land based protection, co-liberation and inter-sectional storytelling rooted in a paradigm shift from human supremacy towards deep ecology. ‘For The Wild’ believes that: Our economic system is based on converting the living world into dead commodities and waste, while our political system is designed to safeguard this system. No...
Mass Timber and Tall Wood Construction
08 Mar, 2020 | 0:29:04 |
EN | Lawson Hunter | EarthMatters

Buildings generate nearly 40% of annual global GHG emissions. Approximately two-thirds of the building area that exists today will still exist in 2050.  The question for many in the building and design fields is – what can be done to reduce the footprint of multi-level buildings? One solution that is slowly taking root, pardon the pun, is mass timber construction. ...
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