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Analysts address the myths and realities of Canadian policy ignored by major parties and media
18 Oct, 2019 | 0:59:12 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

With the Canadian federal election just days away, the Global Research News Hour tackles critical issues, particularly foreign policy, not being addressed by the major political parties or the media. In the first half hour, we convene a discussion with Canadian foreign policy critic and author Yves Engler and with anti-war activist Ken Stone about the myths and realities surrounding...
Pig Farming in Iceland
14 Oct, 2019 | 0:30:00 |
EN | Ivan Emke | Fit to Eat: The NL Farm and Food Show

This week on "Fit to Eat" we head to the north of Iceland, to talk with Ingvi Stefansson, a pig farmer who takes great pride in his pigs, as well as in the fine reputation of his tourist cottage (which is less than a stone's throw from his pig barn). He speaks about the challenges of international competition in the...
Yorklands Green Hubs - Reclaiming Natural Lands
13 Oct, 2019 | 0:29:49 |
EN | Lawson Hunter | EarthMatters

Yorklands Green Hub, a non-profit community group in Guelph, Canada, aims to create a public, sustainable, environmental centre on the grounds of a former Corrections Centre. Featuring educational programs, demonstrating and researching stewardship and conservation themes and building urban resilience and wellbeing, the group wants to protect a heritage site and parkland - open to the public for now and...
Discussing the weaponization of space with Tamara Lorincz and Bruce Gagnon
10 Oct, 2019 | 0:59:27 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

This episode of the Global Research News Hour, falling on Keep Space for Peace Week, probes the plans by the Trump Administration to militarize and weaponize space and the potential ramifications for escalating a new arms race, with implications for the social welfare and the global environment. In our first half hour, we get a perspective from Toronto-based academic and...
Green Jobs Oshawa is pushing for a closing auto assembly plant to be nationalized and greened.
08 Oct, 2019 | 0:28:07 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

Rebecca Keetch has been an autoworker at the General Motors (GM) assembly plant in Oshawa, Ontario since 2006. GM has said they will close the plant by the end of the year. Tiffany Balducci is the president of the Durham Region Labour Council. Both are involved in Green Jobs Oshawa, a joint labour-community campaign involving workers, youth climate organizers, social...
Talking craft beer at Crooked Feeder
07 Oct, 2019 | 0:29:59 |
EN | Ivan Emke | Fit to Eat: The NL Farm and Food Show

This week on "Fit to Eat" we talk about a particularly popular aspect of local production - craft brewing. We meet with Robert Sutton of Crooked Feeder brewing, at his brewing location in Cormack. He talks about their strong commitment to supporting local, from the building they are in to the products they sell to the machines they use to...
Soap-making to Peace-making
06 Oct, 2019 | 0:29:28 |
EN | Lawson Hunter | EarthMatters

Be kind, reward generously, support good and healthy living. Seek and encourage the best in one another. For whatever unites us is greater than whatever divides us! This is just some of the philosophy behind a manufacturer of soap and body care products. Dr. Bonner's has been producing soap since 1858. It came of age during the 60's and has...
What is a Farmers' Market anyways?
30 Sep, 2019 | 0:30:00 |
EN | Ivan Emke | Fit to Eat: The NL Farm and Food Show

What IS a Farmer's Market anyways? And what are the elements that go into a great market experience. This week on "Fit to Eat" I talk to Danilo Gonzalez, who grew up around farmers' markets, has organized farmers' markets, and is now working on a new model to bring producers and consumers together, called the Market Family. We talk about...
1 min. promo of UN's sustainable dev. goals
27 Sep, 2019 | 0:01:01 |
EN | CICK Music Department |

Highlights the UN's sustainable Development Goals and to contact your election candidates about their stand.
guests detail elite agendas masquerading as climate activism
27 Sep, 2019 | 0:59:13 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

This week's Global Research News Hour takes a critical look at the Green New Deal and the Greta Thunberg inspired climate actions from a perspective acknowledging the severity of the climate crisis. In the first half hour journalist, author and political consultant Naomi Wolf reveals some of the troublesome and undemocratic aspects of the Green New Deal resolution presented by...
The Pull Together campaign is raising money to support First nations challenges to Trans Mountain.
24 Sep, 2019 | 0:28:12 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

Maia Wikler lives in Vancouver and works as the Digital Communications Coordinator for Raven Trust, an organization whose mission is to fundraise to support First Nations in legal battles. Scott Neigh interviews her about the Pull Together campaign, a collaboration between Raven and the Sierra Club BC to raise money for the litigation by First Nations against the Trans Mountain...
Promoting agriculture to help urban areas prosper
23 Sep, 2019 | 0:30:00 |
EN | Ivan Emke | Fit to Eat: The NL Farm and Food Show

There have been lots of stories over the past few years of towns and cities that fight to restrict food production within their boundaries. This is a bit of a different story. Today on "Fit to Eat" I visit with Tom Rose, the mayor of Stephenville, who thinks that municipalities need to do more to encourage local food production, not...
Can a Building be Net-Zero Energy Efficient?
23 Sep, 2019 | 0:30:30 |
EN | Lawson Hunter | EarthMatters

The Joyce Centre for Partnership & Innovation at Mohawk College, Hamilton, Ontario, is the cornerstone of a record-setting $54.25 million renewal of technology labs and classrooms. The five-level centre is also a showcase in environmental sustainability as the region’s first net-zero energy institutional building. With solar panels on the roof and high-efficiency lighting and heating, purchasing offsets, and by educating...
Academic Martin Pall and two Canadian activists alert public to dangers of EMF radiation
20 Sep, 2019 | 0:59:40 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

This week's Global Research News Hour returns to an examination of the health hazards associated with wireless communications and the refusal of regulators in Canada and elsewhere do respect the science. We hear from Frank Clegg, Ceo of Canadians for Safe Technology, about the failure of political representatives and regulators to recognize the risks. We later hear from noted researcher...
Food Entrepreneurs
18 Sep, 2019 | 0:30:00 |
EN | Ivan Emke | Fit to Eat: The NL Farm and Food Show

This week on "Fit to Eat" I talk to two folks about food retailing and secondary production. We meet with Kelly Mansell, of the Rocket Bakery and Fresh Foods in St. John's - a place that not only sells fine food and baked goods and dandy coffee, but prides itself on being "love central" in downtown St. John's. I also...
Restoring Power to the People
15 Sep, 2019 | 0:27:05 |
EN | Lawson Hunter | EarthMatters

New and resurgent solutions are democratizing how we produce, consume, govern, and solve social problems. The maker movement, collaborative consumption, the solidarity economy, open source software, transition towns, open government, and social enterprise are just a few of the movements showing a way forward based on sharing. The sharing transformation shows that it’s possible to govern ourselves, build a green...
At the Agriculture University of Iceland
11 Sep, 2019 | 0:30:00 |
EN | Ivan Emke | Fit to Eat: The NL Farm and Food Show

Today on "Fit to Eat" we go to visit our cousins in Iceland, and spend time at the Agriculture University of Iceland, in lovely Hvanneyri. I speak with three staff members there,Ólöf Ósk Guðmundsdóttir, Egill Gunnarsson, and Rósa Björk Jónsdóttir, about the value of post-secondary education for farmers, even if they grew up on a farm, the changing role of...
About the work of Wa Ni Ska Tan: An Alliance of Hydro-Impacted Communities.
10 Sep, 2019 | 0:28:12 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

Ramona Neckoway is a professor at the University College of the North in Thompson Manitoba. She is also a member of Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation, a hydro-impacted community. Stephane McLachlan is a professor at the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg. Both do research studying the impacts and implications of hydroelectricity projects on the environment and on Indigenous communities. Scott Neigh interviews...
Barriers to Adopting Electric Buses
08 Sep, 2019 | 0:28:29 |
EN | Lawson Hunter | EarthMatters

World Resources Institute (WRI) is a global research organization that spans more than 50 countries, with offices in the United States, China, India, Brazil and more. Its work focuses on seven critical issues at the intersection of environment and development: climate, energy, food, forests, water, cities and the ocean. We spoke with Ryan Sclar, co-author of two reports on the...
Traditional foodways and turning lawns into gardens
05 Sep, 2019 | 0:30:00 |
EN | Ivan Emke | Fit to Eat: The NL Farm and Food Show

This week on "Fit to Eat" we discuss some of the changes in traditional foodways in NL, a few innovative government strategies of the past to promote local and wild foods, and the promise of backyard gardens. I talk to Greg Wood of Bonne Bay about growing up eating lasagna and asparagus and turr and trout, and the work of...
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