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The biggest story is the chaotic Pride Toronto AGM which has resulted in calls for the resignation
10 Dec, 2018 | 0:59:08 |
EN | The Velvet Studio | CanQueer

Luke and Sebastien take on the biggest stories facing the LGBT community in Canada. The biggest story is the chaotic Pride Toronto AGM which has resulted in calls for the resignation of the Pride Toronto Executive Director and the entire Board. The AGM was described as a meeting of a Board not inclined to listen to the members. The meeting...
One of the first electrical appliances ever marketed
09 Dec, 2018 | 0:28:44 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

In 1999, historian of technology Rachel Maines published The Technology of Orgasm: "Hysteria," the Vibrator, and Women's Sexual Satisfaction. By 2011, this history had spawned a documentary, a play, and a feature film. Program features a humorous but scientific talk by Maines, followed by excerpts from a press conference about Hysteria.
DR JOHN LUTZ - Victoria in the Steps of the Transformers - Indigenous and Settler Spaces
08 Dec, 2018 | 1:28:44 |
EN | John Carricitos |

Victoria is a storied place with many layers. For example, few are aware that Xehals, the great transformers of the Coast Salish world stopped here as they “made the world right” -- creating parts of Victoria’s landscape still visible today. In this UVic Café Historique talk, historian John Lutz takes us on a tour of some the places where Indigenous...
BUSH connections with Nazis, Bin Ladens, narco-trafficking; overview of record in power
07 Dec, 2018 | 0:59:31 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

On this week's Global Research News Hour, on the occasion of the recent passing and funeral of the 41st president of the United States, George Herbert Walker Bush, we present a portrait of Bush's background and criminal activities, largely missing from current discourse over the late president's legacy. Guests include Florida based freelance journalist John Buchanan, who, in 2003, revealed...
Visiting the Cider Maker
05 Dec, 2018 | 0:30:00 |
EN | Ivan Emke | Fit to Eat: The NL Farm and Food Show

This week we head to the world headquarters of the Newfoundland Cider Company, in Clarenville, to speak with Chris Adams. We learn about the patience needed to start an agricultural enterprise in our province, as well as the excitement of consumers to buy local foods - and drinks. In the process, we learn a few things about cider as well.
Building a future with a motorbike.
03 Dec, 2018 | 0:15:19 |
EN | Travis Sanderson |

Boda Bodas are motorcycle taxis in Uganda. They are an inexpensive and efficient way to get around. Everyone takes them, but only men drive them. Aber Diana is the only female boda driver in Gulu and she does this, she says, so her sons can feel 'normal'.
The value of bicycles in rural Uganda
03 Dec, 2018 | 0:24:01 |
EN | Travis Sanderson |

In the global north, the bicycle is often perceived as a toy; something for kids or designed for leisure. But in rural Uganda the bicycle can be a life changer. As a mode of transportation, it can lead to better social networks, a better price at a market once out of reach, and even function as an ambulance. This documentary...
Luke and Sebastien share some astonishment that Pride Toronto, famous and primarily focused on runni
01 Dec, 2018 | 0:56:05 |
EN | The Velvet Studio | CanQueer

Luke and Sebastien share some astonishment that Pride Toronto, famous and primarily focused on running a festival has been awarded nearly half a million by the Federal government to research safety across Canada. We discuss other organizations that were passed over and some of the other critiques of Pride Toronto as the recipient of the funds. We also then follow...
A visit with Jim Purdy
29 Nov, 2018 | 0:30:00 |
EN | Ivan Emke | Fit to Eat: The NL Farm and Food Show

Today, I visit with Jim Purdy, just outside of Happy Valley, Labrador. We talk about the advantages of farming in Labrador, the demand for local vegetables in the region, the need to increase animal-based farming in that area, and the great bear-frightening potential of a good rooster.
Visiting with Terri Lynn Robbins and Chris Oram
29 Nov, 2018 | 0:30:00 |
EN | Ivan Emke | Fit to Eat: The NL Farm and Food Show

On today's show we visit two farmers - Terri Lynn Robbins just outside Deer Lake and Chris Oram in Wooddale in Central NL.
Cherchez les femmes!
27 Nov, 2018 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

What do you learn when you pay attention to the women embroiled with the action around torture, imperialism and war? Dr. Cynthia Enloe, a scholar of Political Science and Women's Studies, has made a career around this question. Among her many books are Globalization and Militarism: Feminists Make the Link; Maneuvers: The International Politics of Militarizing Womens Lives; The Curious...
A new wave of youth infections - and a new prevention drug
26 Nov, 2018 | 0:28:42 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Sub-Saharan Africa has the lion's share of HIV infections and related deaths. These countries are turning greater attention on issues of youth - those born with the infection, and those who may be acquiring it through sex. Kenya is working on youth education and also becoming a leader in the prophylactic use of anti-retroviral drugs for those most at risk....
Luke and Sebastien kick off the conversation covering the scandal emerging from a private Catholic s
25 Nov, 2018 | 0:58:19 |
EN | The Velvet Studio | CanQueer

Luke and Sebastien kick off the conversation covering the scandal emerging from a private Catholic school in Toronto, before moving onto a conversation about whether or not Trudeau will defend LGBT protections across North America. Looking into the impact that sex assaults at the private school in Toronto has had on community, they discuss how it raises the conversation about...
WWI as conspiracy of British financial elites; Prospects of another world war in 2018
23 Nov, 2018 | 0:59:09 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

On this week's Global Research News Hour, we continue our alternative coverage of the centenary of the end of World War One with an extensive interview with researcher Gerry Docherty, who has authored two books detailing the origins of the 'war to end all wars' not in an assassination in Sarajevo, but in a secret cabal of British financial elites...
Luke has the opportunity to interview survivors of the government of Canada's purge of LGBT people f
19 Nov, 2018 | 0:59:18 |
EN | The Velvet Studio | CanQueer

Luke has the opportunity to interview survivors of the government of Canada's purge of LGBT people from the civil service, armed service and RCMP. The purge survivors are the feature of a new documentary called the Fruit Machine. This conversation shapes part of an episode looking into LGBT cinema, and the latest news facing LGBT folks in Canada. 
DR JAN GRABOWSKI - Removing Memory one Statue at a Time
19 Nov, 2018 | 1:21:46 |
EN | John Carricitos |

Removing Memory one Statue at a Time: Comparing Eastern Europe and Canada, a special lecture contributing to the debate triggered by the recent removal of the statue of John A. Macdonald by Victoria City Council. The removal, itself contentious, was followed by reassessments of other “controversial characters” in local history whose statues may or may not deserve relocation. Meanwhile, interest...
Women in a "Backward Area" step forward
19 Nov, 2018 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

After 56 years of national rural development policy, many babies and mothers still die from diseases caused by poor nutrition, sanitation problems, and parasites. A project in the state of Karnataka has women manufacturing nutritional supplements for their community and educating women, youth, and sometimes men on how to live healthier lives.
A discussion about rural-urban interaction
13 Nov, 2018 | 0:36:37 |
EN | Bojan Furst | Rural Routes

Everybody knows the old story of the Country Mouse and the City Mouse. In this episode of Rural Routes, Dr. David Freshwater of University of Kentucky and Dr. Kevin Morgan from the University of Wales suggest we better develop some new ways of understanding the differences, and dependencies, between rural and urban populations. In the age of globalization, climate change,...
Luke and Sebastien take a dive into the biggest LGBT news in Canada.
11 Nov, 2018 | 0:56:02 |
EN | The Velvet Studio | CanQueer

Luke and Sebastien take a dive into the biggest LGBT news in Canada. Off the bat they discuss the new Pride Citation for members of the Armed Services and RCMP and Civil Service who were ousted in the LGBT Purge. They also cover a response from Global Affairs Canada exclusively to CanQueer regarding questions raised about the potential purge in...
Activists' work led to success
11 Nov, 2018 | 0:28:48 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

In May 2018, the Irish voted to repeal the 8th Amendment to their Constitution, which had placed the life of a pregnant woman and the life of her foetus on an equal footing, leading to problems in physicians' decision-making, maternal deaths and severe penalties for abortion. Shortly before the vote, three women who worked on different aspects of the Yes...
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