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Talkin' 'bout the good old days with Charlie Dunne
13 Jun, 2019 | 0:30:00 |
EN | Ivan Emke | Fit to Eat: The NL Farm and Food Show

What were these things called the "good old days?" Did they exist, or are they more advertising than reality? This week on "Fit to Eat" we talk to Charlie Dunn - fisher, gardener, tourism operator, carpenter, story-teller. He speaks openly about life in rural NL back in the days when he was growing up, and the current challenges of rural....
Asylum-seekers and those who help them
10 Jun, 2019 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Producer Melinda Tuhus travelled to Arizona, Mexico, and the desert between to interview refugees and good Samaritans about what asylum seekers are fleeing from, what they face on the trip north, who helps them, and the ordeal of applying for immigration status.
At Dan Rubin's Windy Cliffside Garden
04 Jun, 2019 | 0:30:00 |
EN | Ivan Emke | Fit to Eat: The NL Farm and Food Show

This week we visit gardener, teacher, musician, writer, organizer, animator and self-professed seed geek Dan Rubin. He talks about adapting to NL gardening conditions, after moving from Canada's west coast, where you simply plant seeds and run. But the conditions here have made him a better gardener. Honest. We also chat about the role of seed collecting in ensuring food...
About the history and current campaign against sex discrimination in the Indian Act.
04 Jun, 2019 | 0:28:04 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

Lynn Gehl is an Algonquin Anishinaabe-kwe, an advocate, and a writer based in Peterborough, Ontario. Through her own decades-long court battle as well as her involvement in political mobilizations, she is a long-time participant in the fight against sex discrimination in the federal Indian Act. Scott Neigh interviews her about the history of that struggle and about the current "6(1)(a)...
Luke and Sebastien talk about fast walkers living longer
01 Jun, 2019 | 0:59:43 |
EN | The Velvet Studio | CanQueer

In this week's show Sebastien and Luke take a look at the latest lgbt news across Canada. They start with the study revealed that quick walkers can live up to 20 years longer! 
For week of June 3-10
01 Jun, 2019 | 0:28:47 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Labour organizers from around the world tell things unions are doing to stop sexual harassment and violence at work - including working towards a proposed International Labor Organization (ILO) Convention on zero tolerance for violence in the workplace and support for workers escaping domestic violence. Talks excerpted from a parallel event around the UN Commission on the Status of Women...
Two chefs, two countries, one set of challenges
29 May, 2019 | 0:30:00 |
EN | Ivan Emke | Fit to Eat: The NL Farm and Food Show

This time on "Fit to Eat" I talk to two chefs, from two different countries, but who have some similar experiences. They both try to get local ingredients, despite the short growing seasons in their respective countries. They both try to balance their passion to cook for people along with their need to make a living while doing that. David...
Luke and Sebastien take a dive into the biggest news stories across Canada from the past week or so.
26 May, 2019 | 0:58:05 |
EN | The Velvet Studio | CanQueer

Luke and Sebastien take a dive into the biggest news stories across Canada from the past week or so. They also narrow their scope and look to what's been happening in Manitoba.
Women coping with natural disaster in Kodagu District, Karnataka State
26 May, 2019 | 0:28:47 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

In southern India, the hilly Kodagu or Coorg district received extremely heavy rains during the last monsoon. Landslides covered over much of the farmland and homes. After losing so much all at once, women have shouldered the tasks of finding new sources of income and helping each other. Two producers from Bangalore travelled to the district to document the recovery...
With guests Louis Ifill, Chris Ramsaroop and Abayomi Azikiwe
24 May, 2019 | 0:59:27 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

This week's Global Research News Hour explores some of the historic divides along racial lines that have threatened working class solidarity. For the bulk of the show, two in-studio guests: Chris Ramsaroop of the Migrant Justice Network (Toronto) and Louis Ifill, a former program coordinator for the Winnipeg-based Workers of Colour Support Network, discuss how and why obstacles have persisted...
Social enterprises are increasingly a tool in the community development toolbox.
21 May, 2019 | 0:46:45 |
EN | Bojan Furst | Rural Routes

Social enterprises are increasingly a tool in the community development toolbox. In November 2018, Drs. Natalie Slawinski and Blair Winsor from the Faculty of Business Administration at Memorial University of Newfoundland and the Harris Centre organized a workshop and a public forum on Fogo Island to present the final results of a research project on the role of social enterprises...
At the Exploits Meadow Farm
21 May, 2019 | 0:30:00 |
EN | Ivan Emke | Fit to Eat: The NL Farm and Food Show

So what does it take to start your own farm? From the woods up? This week on "Fit to Eat," we talk with entrepreneur, 3rd-career young farmer, shepherd and apiarist Rodney Reid about such topics. He is the co-owner and operator of Exploits Meadow Farms, just outside Bishop's Falls, NL. And don't worry. We don't talk about only the challenges....
Luke and Sebastien bring back their Eurovision coverage again this year!
20 May, 2019 | 0:54:00 |
EN | The Velvet Studio | CanQueer

This week is the CanQueer teams coverage of Eurovision. The massive singing competition, this year taking place in Tel Aviv. This show comprises of the actual tracks released by Eurovision, as well as the CanQueer team's genuine reaction. If you don't have 3.5 hours to spend watching it yourself, we'll save you the time with our best bits!
And still they rise!
20 May, 2019 | 0:28:47 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

"And Still I Rise: Black Women Labor Leaders' Voices/ Power/ Promise," published by the Institute for Policy Studies, examines the effectiveness of Black women's contributions to the US labor movement and profiles 27 rising Black women leaders. Robin Williams, one of the profiled leaders, discusses the revitalization of the labor movement under the influence of the Fight for $15 and...
Hirut Melaku and Rachel Zellers talk about the work of the Third Eye Collective.
14 May, 2019 | 0:28:06 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

Hirut Melaku is a doula and lactation consultant with a focus on reproductive justice. Rachel Zellers is a professor, a community worker, and an organizer. Both are members of the Third Eye Collective, a group of Black women based in Montreal. Scott Neigh interviews them about their work developing transformative justice approaches for responding to sexual and gendered violence. When...
Culinary Tourism and Rural Community Development
13 May, 2019 | 0:30:00 |
EN | Ivan Emke | Fit to Eat: The NL Farm and Food Show

This week I talk with two young entrepreneurs who are working in the area of culinary tourism. Rebecca Brushett and Ian Stone operate tours in the Gros Morne National Park region, celebrating local food and local culinary skills. While we talk about food and using it to share a local culture, we are also talking about how local food can...
South Africa Politics vs Women's Human Rights
12 May, 2019 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

The Helen Suzman Foundation called it "a cynical move to curry favour with traditional leaders." Two months before the May 2019 elections, the ANC-led Parliament passed - for the 3rd time - the Traditional Courts Bill that would allow chiefs of the former apartheid-established "homelands" to have legislative, executive and judicial powers all rolled into one. The women's and human...
Luke and Sebastien discuss the War Paint make up before discussing the updates around HIV
12 May, 2019 | 0:55:52 |
EN | The Velvet Studio | CanQueer

Luke and Sebastien discuss the War Paint make up before discussing the updates around HIV
Brave Young Activist Gharsanay IbnulAmeen
06 May, 2019 | 0:28:43 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Gharsanay IbnulAmeen is the youngest recipient of the Woman of Distinction Award from NGO-CSW New York. In her keynote at a Consultation attended by hundreds of representatives from nongovernmental organizations around the world, she tells how she spreads support for girls' education across Afghanistan - training girls to promote the work, and bringing together the varied ethnic communities. The duo...
Luke and Sebastien speak about recent virtue signals from Marvel's Endgame through to the GLBT Sandw
05 May, 2019 | 0:59:36 |
EN | The Velvet Studio | CanQueer

Luke and Sebastien speak about recent virtue signals from Marvel's Endgame through to the GLBT Sandwich by British retailer Marks and Spencer. Luke then interviews Hannah at Ten Oaks Project about Queer parenting. 
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