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Carol Martin and Sophie Merasty talk about the new Red Women Rising report.
23 Apr, 2019 | 0:28:15 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

Carol Martin is a Nisga'a woman who has been part the Downtown Eastside (DTES) neighbourhood of Vancouver for almost 30 years and she works at the Downtown Eastside Women's Centre. Sophie Merasty is a Denesuline and Woodland Cree woman who has been part of the DTES for close to 30 years as well, and she works in the performing arts....
How a Farmer's Market Nurtures Community
23 Apr, 2019 | 0:30:00 |
EN | Ivan Emke | Fit to Eat: The NL Farm and Food Show

On this episode, we explore the close relationship between food and community, and how they often rely upon the contributions of the other. We use the example of the St. John's Farmer's Market as an illustration of how this relationship works its magic. I talk to Chair of the Co-op Board that operates the market, Joshua Smee, Deputy Mayor of...
Iranian Women of 1979
21 Apr, 2019 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Iranian women were at the forefront of the revolution. But after the Shah was deposed and Ayatollah Khomeini returned to the country, the new regime turned against them and everything they had fought for. CBC Radio producer Donya Ziaee, interviewed three participants about their thoughts and actions in that time. Her one-hour documentary, first broadcast on "Ideas," forms a two-part...
Luke and Sebastien dig into what caused the Edmonton Pride Festival cancellation, only to find the l
21 Apr, 2019 | 0:59:24 |
EN | The Velvet Studio | CanQueer

Luke and Sebastien dig into what caused the Edmonton Pride Festival cancellation, only to find the list of demands by the organizations that had been linked to the protest that held up the 2018 parade. Demands which include taking control of the parade, and Edmonton Pride handing over 20% of their budget.
Short interviews with participants in Hillside's wonderful songwriting course plus their new songs
17 Apr, 2019 | 0:58:58 |
EN | Jan Hall | Folk Roots Radio

We’re giving over the whole of Episode 441 of Folk Roots Radio to interviews with the participants of the 2019 Hillside Festival Girls & Guitars Songwriting Course that took place during the winter. The songwriting workshop is specifically designed to help aspiring female songwriters develop effective songwriting tools and strategies while gaining confidence in their own ability, and all within...
Frances Ravensbergen talks about the migrant justice group Bridges Not Borders.
16 Apr, 2019 | 0:28:01 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

Frances Ravensbergen is a resident of Hemmingford, Quebec, a small town near the US-Canada border. It lies quite close to Roxham Road, which has become well-known as the most frequently used location for refugees wanting to cross irregularly – that is, not at a formally recognized border crossing – from the US into Canada. Scott Neigh interviews Ravensbergen about Bridges...
New Stories in Food Entrepreneurship with Emily Bland
16 Apr, 2019 | 0:30:00 |
EN | Ivan Emke | Fit to Eat: The NL Farm and Food Show

Today the show features a young entrepreneur and social activist, and a major supporter of building food production one kitchen or school or seniors' home at a time. Emily Bland is the CEO of SucSeed, an award-winning startup project that is building and distributing small hydroponic units throughout Atlantic Canada and beyond. She talks about her motivation to grow food...
Luke and Sebastien discuss if Grindr is a National Security risk, before the Gaywire team talk Pride
14 Apr, 2019 | 0:57:36 |
EN | The Velvet Studio | CanQueer

CanQueer spoke with the Canadian Department of Defence about whether or not they consider Grindr to be a National Security issue in light of the US making that decision. Canada believes it's policies and security directives are enough to keep Canada safe, and they do not consider Grindr to be a national security risk. In addition the team from Gaywire...
Saffron A describes her music as sitting where emotion and intellect intersect.
12 Apr, 2019 | 0:58:44 |
EN | Jan Hall | Folk Roots Radio

Episode 439 of Folk Roots Radio features an in-depth conversation with Saffron A, a Toronto and Brantford based alt.folk musician and poet who describes her music as sitting where emotion and intellect intersect. Distinct from every other young musician who starts out on guitar or piano, Saffron A creates her music on octave mandolin, mandocello and other members of the...
FOR RELEASE WEEK OF APRIL 14-20, 2019 - Speech by Dr. Dawn Memee Lavelle-Harvard
10 Apr, 2019 | 0:28:47 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

In 1971, Janette Lavelle filed suit against a 19th century law that violated native women's human rights in Canada. She lost the case, but started a movement that included researching and raising a hue and cry about missing and murdered indigenous women and girls. Her daughter continues the story in a 2016 speech to the Motherhood Initiative for Research and...
Agritourism in the Dairy industry in Iceland
09 Apr, 2019 | 0:30:00 |
EN | Ivan Emke | Fit to Eat: The NL Farm and Food Show

This week we visit two agri-tourism operations in Iceland. Both of them are dairies that also have rooms for farm vacation stays, as well as restaurants. And the beauty is that you can eat your lunch, or lick your ice cream cone, while you watch the cattle being milked! We feature Vogafjós and Efstidalur, speaking with Olof Hallgrimsdottir and Solvi...
Groundwire April 8th
08 Apr, 2019 | 0:27:32 |
EN | Groundwire Production |

Headlines Harassment fallout in Manitoba labour movement|  Emily Leedham, CKUW SNC-Lavalin affair results in party expulsions | Will Anderson, CKUT Economic pressure on Montreal taxi drivers| Nic Lachance, CKUT Features: Grassroots efforts to fight Winnipeg meth crisis | Michael Welch, CKUW Lawyers discuss Quebec Bill 21 | Will Anderson, CKUT Read-In protest at Milennium Library in Winnipeg | Will Anderson,CKUT,...
Building a counternarrative to financial myths
08 Apr, 2019 | 0:28:46 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Social Protection: Definition, Context, Vision was a panel at the daylong Civil Society Consultation preceding the 2019 meeting of the UN Commission on the Status of Women. In this second of two programs from the panel, the conversation turns to what is being done to shift the financial hegemony that robs communities and countries of the means to protect their...
Luke and Sebastien discuss the ongoing GLBT issue in Alberta around the election and the United Cons
07 Apr, 2019 | 0:57:50 |
EN | The Velvet Studio | CanQueer

Luke and Sebastien discuss the ongoing GLBT issue in Alberta around the election and the United Conservative Party position on Gay Straight Alliances. In addition Luke and Sebastien discuss some of the motions that were submitted to the Toronto Pride Special Meeting, which included a motion to potentially ban corporate floats.
How Spite Can Feed Us All
02 Apr, 2019 | 0:30:00 |
EN | Ivan Emke | Fit to Eat: The NL Farm and Food Show

This week on "Fit to Eat" we chat with James Grace, gardener extraordinaire, chef of note, teacher, and deep thinker on all things related to rural Newfoundland and Labrador. I ask him about where he thinks we are heading as a province, and he explains why "spite" is such a fine source of inspiration for growing food. And all from...
Policy Trends in Africa and Latin America
01 Apr, 2019 | 0:28:47 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Women experts dig into the economic and political issues that affect governments' support for healthcare, cash support for mothers with small children, pensions and social security, especially in African and Latin American countries. Recorded March 10th in New York, at the Civil Society Consultation around the UN Commission on the Status of Women. Panel hosted by NGO-CSW New York. The...
Luke and Sebastien discuss the BC Human Rights Tribunal decision that ruled that that William Whatco
31 Mar, 2019 | 0:59:12 |
EN | The Velvet Studio | CanQueer

Luke and Sebastien discuss the BC Human Rights Tribunal decision that ruled that that William Whatcott distributed hate flyers. In a shocking decision where the judge described it "In my view, the Flyer is the modern version of a ‘whites only’ sign” - Panel Member Cousineau, British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal. 
About Taking What We Need, a solidarity fund created by and for trans women living in Montreal.
26 Mar, 2019 | 0:28:15 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

Estelle Davis is one of the co-founders of Taking What We Need, a grassroots solidarity fund created by and for trans women in Montreal. It provides material support to trans women in the face of the many exclusions, barriers, and costs that they experience. Scott Neigh interviews Davis about the limits of the politics of visibility, about the barriers that...
Groundwire March 25 | Ojibwe Film Initiative, Climate Marches Across Canada, Christchurch Vigil
26 Mar, 2019 | 0:57:28 |
EN | Groundwire Production |

Headlines CCPA response to Federal budget |  Catherine Fisher, CJLY Community response to library security measures | Michael Welch, CKUW Controversial Montreal concert cancelled| Will Anderson, CKUT Features: Ojibwe elders' film initiative | Michael Welch, CKUW Climate protests across Canada and the world | Will Anderson, CKUT Christchurch vigil in Parc-Ex, Montreal  | Rian Adamian, CKUT Police brutality march in...
Radio coverage from New York USA and Yaounde Cameroon
25 Mar, 2019 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

A lively history of International Working Women's Day's origin, its eclipse in the US, and its revival in the 1960's. The day is now better known as International Women's Day - or IWD for short. Program ends with a collage of voices of women (and some men) marking International Women's Day and the week leading up to it, in Cameroon.
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