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Bob Jonkman provides computer tech support to homes, businesses, and community radio stations, engages in politics, and hopes to have a local affairs news show someday.

CKMS Community Connections for 11 November 2019 with Frank Reid and Graham Hafey

Show Notes

Frank Reid

Frank Reid

Frank Reid is a Canadian veteran, who now volunteers at the Canadian War Museum in Ottawa. The interview with Frank Reid starts at 16m50s.

Find Frank Reid on Facebook: Frank Reid


White lapel poppy with the word 'Peace' at the centre
White Peace Poppy

White Poppies

The white poppy symbolizes peace. It is meant to remind us of the civilians that are killed in war — over 90% of the casualties in recent wars are civilians, not military troops. The white poppy shows us that we embrace a culture of peace, not the glorification of war. And the white poppy honours those people who practice that culture of peace by refusing to participate in military service.

In Canada Peace Poppies Vancouver have been distributing white lapel poppies. You can order from their website, White Poppies.

The book discussed is Disarming Conflict: Why Peace Cannot Be Won on the Battlefield by Ernie Regehr, not Tom Regehr. My apologies for the error.


Graham Hafey

Graham Hafey

Graham Hafey is a Canadian veteran who now runs V2V Black Hops Brewery in Victoria, British Columbia.

The interview with Graham Hafey starts at 39m33s.

Logo: Black Hops Brewing Company V2VFind V2V Black Hops Brewery online at https://v2vblackhopsbrewing.ca/

Twitter: @HopsV2v

Podcast Index

  • 00m25s: corTR/ST from the Destroyer II album
  • 03m55s: Shame — TR/ST
  • 11m52s: In Flanders Fields — John McCrea, read by Bob Jonkman
  • 13m05s: Favourite BoyHalf Moon Run
  • 16m50s: Interview with Frank Reid
  • 26m19s: Drop Me InParagon Cause
  • 29m42s: I Waited — Paragon Cause
  • 32m38s: White Poppy discussion
  • 38m13s: Fade AwayTamara Maddalen
  • 39m33s: Interview with Graham Hafey
  • 50m57s: Devil At The Back DoorBobcat Bartolo
  • 51m53s: ArmourBridal Party from the Too Much album
  • 58m10s: I’ve Known No WarJ.P. Mortier from the Nation Of Iron album

Podcast

Download: ckms-community-connections-2019-11-11.mp3 (81 MiBytes, 58m47s, episode 25)

CKMS Community Connections Hour One airs on CKMS-FM 102.7 on Monday from 11:00am to Noon, and Hour Two airs on Friday from 2:00pm to 3:00pm.

Got music, spoken word, or other interesting stuff? Let us know at office@radiowaterloo.ca or leave a comment on our “About” page.

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Bonus Footage

YouTube: CKMS Community Connections for 11 November 2019

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CKMS Community Connections for 8 November 2019 with Nicodemus of Amity Operations

Show Notes

Nicodemus (Nicholas McEachern)
Jenniefer Stronge and Jordan Dorans talk with Nicholas McEachern of Amity Operations. Nicholas is Nicodemus in Nicodemus And The Lost Rats, who appear on the Halloween Hotdog Hootenanny Compilation 2019

You can find Nicholas on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/jack.fate.10

Amity Operations is at https://www.facebook.com/AmityOperations

Podcast

Download: ckms-community-connections-2019-11-08.mp3 (80 MiBytes, 58m06s, episode 24)

CKMS Community Connections Hour One airs on CKMS-FM 102.7 on Monday from 11:00am to Noon, and Hour Two airs on Friday from 2:00pm to 3:00pm.

Got music, spoken word, or other interesting stuff? Let us know at office@radiowaterloo.ca or leave a comment on our “About” page.

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Bonus Footage

With us in the CKMS studio is Nicholas McEachern playing the banjo and talking about Amity Operations.

Posted by CKMS 102.7 FM Radio Waterloo on Friday, November 8, 2019

Facebook: CKMS Community Connections for 8 November 2019

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CKMS Community Connections for 4 November 2019 with J.P. Mortier

Show Notes

J.P. Mortier

J.P. Mortier

The interview with J.P. Mortier starts at 0h07m59s.

We talk about J.P.’s origins, travelling, touring, his new CD Nation Of Iron, his studio band, double albums, and the differences in performing live compared to studio recording.

Find J.P. Mortier online at
Website: https://jpmortier.com/
Twitter: @JPMortier
Facebook: J.P. Mortier – Home

Upcoming gigs:

What: J.P. Mortier at the Tranzac Club
When: Tuesday, 5 November 2019 at 7:30pm
Where: Southern Cross room, Tranzac Club
Location: 292 Brunswick Avenue, Toronto, Ontario Map

—-
I didn’t talk much about Paragon Cause (actually, not at all) because I hope to have them in the studio for a live, on-air, in-studio concert when they come to Waterloo on their next tour!

Music List

  • 0h00m25s: Someone ElseParagon Cause
  • 0h03m57s: Separate Lives — Paragon Cause
  • 0h07m38s: Who Decides (excerpt) — J.P. Mortier
  • 0h22m02s: World Of Steel — J.P. Mortier
  • 0h33m08s: Nation Of Iron — J.P. Mortier
  • 0h47m57s: Sons Of Steel — J.P. Mortier
  • 0h51m03s: Sons Of Steel (CD version) — J.P. Mortier
  • 0h59m01s: One Forty Seven — J.P. Mortier

Exclusive downloads for J.P. Mortier’s three acoustic tracks from Nation Of Iron, recorded live, on-air, in-studio at CKMS-FM 102.7 Radio Waterloo!

Podcast

Download: ckms-community-connections-2019-11-04.mp3 (82 MiBytes, 0h59m37s, episode 23)

CKMS Community Connections Hour One airs on CKMS-FM 102.7 on Monday from 11:00am to Noon, and Hour Two airs on Friday from 2:00pm to 3:00pm.

Got music, spoken word, or other interesting stuff? Let us know at office@radiowaterloo.ca or leave comment on our “About” page.

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Bonus Footage

YouTube: CKMS Community Connections for 04 November 2019

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CKMS Community Connections for 26 August 2019 with Terry Helm, Vernon LeCraw, and Bobcat Bartolo

Show Notes for both segments are in progress! Check this page again (and again) for updates!

Show Notes

Terry Helm at the microphone
Terry Helm

Terry Helm, DCHC and OneROOF

My sincere apologies to Terry for calling him “Trevor” during the show.
–Bob.

The interview with Terry Helm starts at 0h09m30s.

Terry is producing a benefit concert for OneROOF Youth Services.

Find Terry and Death Crew Hard Core at:
Twitter: @DCHC519
Facebook: DCHC Death Crew Hard Core

Terry’s band is Back Breaker

Upcoming gigs:


Poster for DCHC – Fight For The Youth – Fight For The Future

The Concert:

What: Benefit Show In Loving Memory Of Cody Andrews
When: 7 September 2019 from 2:00pm to 1:00am
Where: Harmony Lunch
Location: 90 King Street North, Waterloo, Ontario Map 1


Binoculars and Vernon LeCraw

Vernon LeCraw from Binoculars calls in at 0h31m59s.

Upcoming gigs:

  • Sat, 7 Sep 2019, 2pm — 1am: Harmony Lunch, 90 King St. N., Waterloo. Benefit for OneROOF


Bobcat Bartolo
Sarah Tonin

Bobcat Bartolo and the Liberation

Bobcat Bartolo is headlining and producing A Day of Peace concert at the Rhythm & Brews Brewing Company in Cambridge Map 2

Bobcat Online:
Facebook: Bobcat Bartolo
Twitter: @BobcatBartolo
ReverbNation: Bobcat Bartolo & the Liberation

Upcoming Gigs:

Music List

  • 0h00m25s: Intravenous FlytrapAlienatör
  • 0h02m24s: Blinders — Binoculars
  • 0h06m06s: Harm’s Way — Binoculars
  • 0h24m28s: LRH — Alienatör
  • 0h26m24s: Wish We Were You — Binoculars
  • 0h28m34s: Gather Wood — Binoculars
  • 0h47m16s: Car CrashEddy Match and the Strikes
  • 0h48m39s: BougerKoopsala
  • 0h54m55s: Day — Binoculars
  • 0h56m38s: Moments — Binoculars
  • 1h00m30s: I’m OKBobcat Bartolo
  • 1h18m29s: I’s The B’y — Bobcat Bartolo
  • 1h28m55s: Light Of Mine — Bobcat Bartolo
  • 1h43m10s: Garden of GreedKirstin Corbett with Bobcat Bartolo
  • 1h54m03s: Sweet Sarah Tonin — Bobcat Bartolo

Podcast

Download: ckms-community-connections-2019-08-26.mp3 (167 MiBytes, 2h00m55s, episode 22)

CKMS Community Connections airs on CKMS-FM 102.7 every Monday from 10:00am to Noon.

Got music, spoken word, or other interesting stuff? Let us know at office@radiowaterloo.ca or leave a comment on our “About” page.

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Bonus Footage

YouTube: CKMS Community Connections for 26 August 2019

Photo Gallery

…Coming soon…

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CKMS Community Connections for 19 August 2019 with The Boys And I


The Boys And I
The Boys And I: Adom Postma, Marc Reilly, James Blacktop, Luke Ducharme

Show Notes

Today The Boys And I came into the studio to talk about their music and play some of it live on-air! The tracks are available on The Boys & I Songs on ReverbNation.

The Boys & I are a four-piece band: Marc Reilly on lead guitar, Luke Ducharme on percussion, Adom Postma on bass, and James Blacktop on guitar and vocals. Local to Kitchener, they play an assortment of classic rock, alternative, and lyrically driven original tunes.

Upcoming gigs:

  • Sat, 31 Aug 2019, 10pm — 1am: The Pick and Shovel, 30 Water St. S., Cambridge
  • Sat, 7 Sep 2019, 2pm — 1am: Harmony Lunch, 90 King St. N., Waterloo. Benefit for OneROOF
  • Sat, 14 Sep 2019: Bell City Brewing, #9-51 Woodyatt Drive, Brantford
  • Sat, 21 Sep 2019: StrykerZ Kitchen & Bar, 120 Ottawa St. N., Kitchener
  • Fri, 27 Sep 2019: Harmony Lunch, 90 King St. N., Waterloo
  • Sat, 5 Oct 2019: Atria, 59 King St. E., Oshawa

More gigs on their Facebook Events page.

Online:

Music List

Music List in progress, stay tuned!

Podcast

Download: ckms-community-connections-2019-08-19.mp3 (166 MiBytes, 2h00m41s, episode 21)

CKMS Community Connections airs on CKMS-FM 102.7 every Monday from 10:00am to Noon.

Got music, spoken word, or other interesting stuff? Let us know at office@radiowaterloo.ca or leave a comment on our “About” page.

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Bonus Footage

YouTube: CKMS Community Connections for 19 August 2019

Photo Gallery

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Radio Waterloo Annual General Meeting, 1pm on Saturday, 17 August 2019

102.7 CKMS Logo Rectangle Hello Radio Waterloo supporters! It is time for our Annual General Meeting (AGM):

What: Radio Waterloo Annual General Meeting and Foodluck Social
When: Saturday, 17 August 2019 from 1:00pm to 2:00pm, Foodluck from 2:00pm
Where: The Games Room, 2nd Floor of the Boehmer Box Building (where the studio is)
Location: 283 Duke Street West, Kitchener, Ontario, Canada Map

The Board of Directors is actively seeking new directors. If you have an interest in being more involved with the station and learning more about how radio works, this is a great opportunity. Speak to any board member if you have questions. 

Agenda

  1. Welcome from President, Nat Persaud
  2. Approve 2018 AGM minutes
  3. New Logging process
  4. Programming hours growth (chart)
  5. 2019 – 2020 Budget Proposal
  6. Election of Directors
  7. Members’ Forum
  8. Adjournment

If you’re a member in good standing but cannot attend the AGM, you can appoint another member in good standing to vote for you using a proxy form. Contact Bob Jonkman to get a proxy form.

The AGM will be followed by a Foodluck Social. Please feel free to bring a food item to share – appetizer, snack, dessert, entree, or anything else! Please label your item if it contains nuts, wheat, dairy, eggs, meat, spices, &c. It’s a social! If you’re a listener, meet your favourite on-air personalities; if you’re a programmer, meet your biggest fans!

See you all at the meeting.

Bob Jonkman,
Secretary for Radio Waterloo Board of Directors
E-mail: bob@radiowaterloo.ca

CKMS Community Connections for 12 August 2019: The Poetry Edition with The Arlington Six

Elizabeth McCallister and Mark Kempf at the microphone
Elizabeth McCallister and Mark Kempf
Today we’re joined by four members of The Arlington Six poetry society: Elizabeth McCallister, Mark Kempf, Lin Geary, and Jim Tomkins.


Lin Geary and Jim Tomkins at the microphone
Lin Geary and Jim Tomkins

Show Notes

Here are some of the poems read on the show, along with a few others that we didn’t get to.


“Paintings are like poems, they are thoughts abandoned” Stan J. White

Music Hall

by Stan J. White

Sex is something
God has thrown in to ensure
We do not confuse ourselves
     With deities, with angels –
a kind of tether
that never lets us stray too far
from freshly turned earth after rain
and in the pathos of it all
a constant reminder
     of vaudeville, of burlesque.

An Ode to Beer

by Jim Tomkins, 7 November 2011

Oh, amber elixir crowned with golden head
whence came your magic mystical mixture
of barley mash, crystalline water and fruity hops?
Brewed hodgepodge in containers from Sumeria to China
through cellared wooden kegs to Pilzen caves
and glistening copper kettles row on row.
Drunk in litres, pints and Aussie schooners,
halves, viertels and even once,
in six ounce ten cent drafts.
Oh, wine where is thy claim?
Full muted by this tasty honest brew
from ancient cloudy ale to new craft sips
past charcoal stout, beach blond lager
hoppy pale, sweet chocolate mild.
All sips tease lips, tempt discerning tongues
foaming moustaches form in the tingling wake
of fermented flavours gliding down.
Quaffed, not guzzled,
savoured, not chugged
each nuanced batch unique.
Taste, robust or delicate,
stirs heightened eloquence,
smooth patter, bravado’s hope.
Enter the intoxicating dreamland
of ambrosial brew
Biere, cervesa, live on!
Oh, amber elixir crowned with gold.

My Wreck Beach Haiku

by Lin Geary

my new raincoat
for Wreck Beach–
clear plastic

Buried Deep

by Becky D. Alexander

details from a memoir by Sergeant Jim Alexander (MM)
Lincoln and Welland Regiment, Holland, 1945

In the kitchen, from the doorway to the hearth,
lying on the floor like some colossal cigarette –
a log , one end in the fire, burning slowly
as flames surround a bubbling pot.

It mystified the Canadian soldiers, those kept
after the war – troops retained
to rebuild a battered country, one
that refused to be swallowed back into the sea.

The explanation provided to the curious,
Because the Nazis took all of our metal:
axes, pitchforks, scythes and hoes, even kitchen knives

a last ditch effort to build more weapons.

Allied saviours shared meals of boiled tulip bulbs:
‘the most gawd-awful things you ever ate’
along with Red Cross chocolate and rationed tins
of bully beef: bitter meals of freedom.

Under our barn, wrapped in oiled burlap,
We have our tractor and plow – buried bits cloistered away
following the final swoop of the flag of black on red.
They never found them. Soon, we will plant.


This poem appeared in the anthology Tamaracks: Canadian Poetry for the 21 st Century, edited by James Deahl, Lummox Press, California. This anthology is available through Amazon.ca.

The Muffin Man

by Elizabeth McCallister

At two and a half,
He’s got it all figured out.
How to find his T.V. shows
and how to reach those muffins.
He takes one glance over his shoulder
as he stretches out his fingers.

He’s a bad boy though.
It’s his third,
but Mommy’s talking on the phone
so she can’t stop him.
He fixes sad brown eyes
on her to say
“I need this chocolate chip muffin.”
To peel back the golden skin of enriched white flour
and get to the centre.
Pick out each chocolate chip.
Set it aside on the coffee table
filled with his sticky fingerprints
and the goo of cooked muffin and chips
mixed with his saliva.
Place them there for later.
Make a happy face with
eight chips curved in a smile,
three for the eyes and nose.

He’s got his time alone with Mommy.
His big brother and Daddy are
off at Scout Camp together.
At night, he sleeps on top of her
so she can’t get away and leave him.
Until he goes off to playschool,
and sees his girlfriend Chelsea.
He’s decided his name is Sean.
It sounds better.

One day, he’ll fix
those big brown eyes on another woman.
She’ll melt like those chocolate chips
in his hot little fingers.
That’s the way it works.
Not the least Oedipal.
Just practising on the first woman
who loves him, picks up after him, feeds him.

Poem for Reading in a Bar

by Dave Margoshes

Hey, you, you in the back,
come a little closer. The poem
is warm, but its voice is soft.

And you, you over there,
don’t be afraid, the poem
bites, but only the ones it loves.

And you, yeah, I mean you,
looking so smug, do you really
think you’re immune to poetry?

This poem will get under
your skin, you’ll find yourself
thinking about it tonight

as you’re trying to fall asleep,
your lips moving in the dark,
alone in your bed with a poem

you hardly know. When you wake
the bed will be empty, the sheets
soiled, only the poem’s scent

on your pillow to let you know
it was there, only its footprints
in the snow outside your heart


From his collection Purity of Absence , (2001) Porcepic Books. Still available for purchase.

Six for the Solstice

(haiku from my garden)
by Lin Geary

first time for raised beds–
tender lettuce, red chard
chipmunk and sparrow

cirque du soleil–
these endless wire tents
for the seedling peas

brand-new
pistol-grip
econo-watering
thing
I water my shoes

the neighbour’s tom
brings his best invisible act–
doubtful blue jay

what will I serve with
this 64 dollar
vine-ripened tomato?

sister skunks
stroll under my hammock
lesson in prayer

Worship in the Boreal Forest

by Elizabeth McCallister

Our vespers were whispers to the moon,
and our matins sang the sun awake.
We drank in the summer’s long afternoons.
Began knitting blankets with the first snowflake.

We fell in love to the dance of butterflies.
Their white wings wove a spell of enchantment.
Breezes’ touch on our needles were our lullabies
serenading our young to sleep’s contentment.

We were the high priests within our temple
celebrating rites to our gods’ abundance.
Air, earth, water, light – our needs were simple.
The two-footed fiends stole away our innocence.

There are no songs when each breath is an effort.
All the brown-needled branches are our scars.
Dying, we entwine our roots for comfort,
and sighing send our sorrows to the stars.


These two poems were in the collection Notes from Suburbia, 2013, published by Craigleigh Press, Cambridge, ON. It isn’t in print but you may be able to obtain some of the last copies at the Green Heron bookstore in Paris, ON.

Santiago

by Jim Tomkins

On his shoulder tilts a rod
pointing the path so often trod.
In this town of Ford and Chevy
he strides determined to the levee.
Dew-dappled Levis, faded cuff
along dusty curbsides scuff.
Runners crunch the pearly gravel
keen to angle migrants’ travel.
Slimy pylons split the stream
hindrance to the caster’s dream.
Breezes push the sightless odor
sulphuric-past the tugboat’s motor.
Through Ambassador’s massive arc
stand unlit towers of the park.
Oriole, Indian, Yankee teams
thwart the Tigers’ pennant schemes.
Today fishing is his only care
minnows splash, striped bodies glare.
The run is over school is out
time to sell the pseudo-trout.
Scale-stained pockets, shiny dimes
magic simple childhood times.
Two-scooper from the inverted cone
Young Santiago trundles home.

Ashes

by Jim Tomkins, May 9th 2012 Mothers’ day

Her grey ashes sit
in a pressed board box
on an attic shelf
next to light lace doilies
with lavender scent.
Below a trunk’s contents:
sepia family photos known to her
stamps from a bygone era
sleeved in cracking plastic,
crocheted samplers, musty address book
her favourite sherry glass.

I’m happy that is the scene.
No need for flashy urn
to adorn the mantel.
She is far from discarded
her memory’s embedded
a bond from womb to life’s end
Mother to son.

The haiku that won the 2012 International Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival: Haiku Invitational, and rode the Vancouver buses for a couple of months:

by Lin Geary

morning tai chi–
all the prams
slowly turning pink

at the cenotaph

by Lin Geary, 2018

on a skinny cold day
bespoke in black
the long lamb coat, the boot-lined comfort…
there, alongside my fellow Canadians
it’s time to jut out my chin
in once-a-year pride
   to stand curbside guard
   to miscount the endless placing of wreaths
   to breathe out the thoughtless mind-frost
                into thin, thin air….

and the mic kicks in, then out
as a faultless child sings the Queen’s old anthem
and we all raise out descant and filler voices
                not missing a beat…

till Henry calls the Colour Guard to attention…
       Present Flags!
it is only then the tears begin
cloud my eyes and bite my cheeks
because Henry has led the parade
because Henry is my long-widowed neighbour
because Henry is 92, bent and strong

and I think Happy Birthday, Canada
because it is the 11th of November…
100 years of armistice after a war
                that birthed our nation
and here we stand, still firm, still cold
in perpetual grief

still hoping for peace

Maeve 3

Jim Tomkins, 2017

Rhythmic patter of sidewalk
slowly droops her eyes
gentle bump of each slab
confirms her comfort
a tiny hand protrudes
retreats returns to rest
wee nose below cap’s brim
contains genes of the stroller
as do tiny ears
peeking under pink flap
instinctual feeling confirms
the link
a generation apart
together strolling in the Annex
a primal confluence
pulses in the air.

11 Days

by Jim Tomkins, 2013

ebony locks beside miniscule digits
snorfly flared nose, flint coal eyes
endlessly curious in bright moments
of sight

one tiny nicked ear, peach-tinted cheeks
insatiable mouth, slight doubling chin
eagerly chomping in maternal moments
of milk

fuzzy cute sleeper housing jiggling legs
scrunched like a turtle thrusting out
kicking, declaring the embracing
Of life

The Poet

by Jim Tomkins

He sits
Glasses perched
Contemplative frown
Over hunched shoulders
Ancient desk and messy pen
His hair
Stands alert in silver halo
Around his warty pate
The lidded eyes closed in reverie
His thoughts
Provoke tugs of mustache
On bristled upper lip
Above careless shaving scar
He ponders
Lists of grasped images
Written on scraps
And stuffed in random pockets
He recalls
An endless selection
Of captured memories
That rooted themselves over time like saplings
His scribbling
Whisk him back in time
And force his aging brain
To organize. To prioritize. To choose
His words
Spill forth and write themselves
In haste and fear of loss
Like escaping prisoners
His poems
Speak not to another
Not to his audience
But to him alone
As he sits, glasses perched
At ancient desk and quill.

Death of the voice

by Jim Tomkins

For generations they came
first with mouth pieces
mounted on walls with hand held
receiver cones in touch by party line
then with dials and cradles
for decades used to keep in touch
clunky cordless devolved to flip
to ironic smart
communication ended
dumbed down by texting
muffled by instagram
silenced by Facebook
voices no longer heard
or listened to
the chat castrated
the telephone a eunuch
in the harem of the algorithm


A correction — Mark Kempf writes: “I am so embarrassed to say but happy to report Wendell Berry is not dead as I so confidently mentioned yesterday — I wanted to let you know as soon as I could.
My confusion is completely indefensible, and not sure why I thought it now.”

Music List

Podcast

Download: ckms-community-connections-2019-08-12.mp3 (165 MiBytes, 2h00m15s, episode 20)

CKMS Community Connections airs on CKMS-FM 102.7 every Monday from 10:00am to Noon.

Got music, spoken word, or other interesting stuff? Let us know at office@radiowaterloo.ca or leave a comment on our “About” page.

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YouTube: CKMS Community Connections for 12 August 2019

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CKMS Community Connections for 5 August 2019 with Christine Mayor and Kira Williams

Christine Mayor at the microphone
Christine Mayor
Kira Williams at the microphone
Kira Williams

Show Notes

The #Lights4LibertyKW vigil was held on Friday, 12 July 2019 in Waterloo Town Square to call for an end to both the migrant detention camps in the United States and those in Canada.

Christine Mayor a PhD student at Laurier University and a trauma therapist, spoke on the vigil organization and Canada’s own problems with refugee detention.

Kira Williams, a post-doctoral student from the International Migration Research Centre at the University of Waterloo spoke about international migrant detention issues.

Facebook: Lights for Liberty: A Vigil to End Human Detention Camps
Twitter: #Lights4Liberty,   @Lights4Liberty
E-mail: lights4libertykw@gmail.com

Taking Action to End Migrant Detention

Lights for Liberty is not about one lone day of action. It’s a chance to elevate orgs that’ve been doing this work for years, to get involved, to demand change AND to fight for it. Join us.”

Lights for Liberty international organizers/hosts

  • Write to and call your MP calling on them to end migrant detention in Canada and to end the Safe Third Party Agreement with the United States.

https://www.cbc.ca/news/opinion/immigration-detention-1.4733897

  • Write to and call the Minister and Deputy Minister of Immigration Refugees and Citizenships and of Public Safety Canada calling on them to end migrant detention in Canada and to end the Safe Third Party Agreement with the United States.

  • Donate to an organization in the United States that is working to support migrants and refugees. There are a lot of options including RAICES, Immigrant Families Together, and ACLU.

  • Share articles on social media about the migrant detention camps in the U.S. and about migrant detention in Canada. Encourage others to take action and help them figure out how.

  • Write a letter to the editor of a newspaper about some aspect of this work that’s important to you – ending migrant detention; being a welcome community for refugees and immigrants; the racist past and present of immigration policy in the U.S. and Canada, or closing the camps in the United States.

  • Donate to an organization in Canada that supports immigrants and refugees. There are lots of options including Canadian Council for Refugees, Migrante, No One Is Illegal Toronto, and Sanctuary Refugee Health Centre.

  • Write to and call your MPP about reversing the Ford government’s cuts to legal aid for refugees and immigrants.

https://www.thestar.com/news/gta/2019/05/06/lawyers-and-doctors-join-forces-to-battle-legal-aid-cuts-for-refugees-immigrants.html

  • Advocate for a professional association or community organization that you’re a part of to formally call for an end to migrant detention and join relevant coalitions or working groups.

  • Connect with other participants from the Lights for Liberty event to organize another event – panel discussion on migrant discussion, fundraiser, film festival, demonstration, etc.

  • Get involved in Provincial and Federal politics – ensuring that migrant detention and services for immigrants and refugees are key election issues.

  • Join the mailing list for and follow immigrants’ rights groups on social media so that you can continue to learn and take action



Lights For Liberty poster

The Lights For Liberty vigil was announced on CKMS Community Connections on 8 July 2019.


J.P. Mortier | Nation Of Iron

Music List

The playlist today is entirely from Nation of Iron by J.P. Mortier, a singer, song writer and artist from Montreal. It’s a double album consisting of 24 songs clocking in at 2 hours and 19 minutes. On this album, he targets the totalitarian powers that be: governments, corporate power, religion, ideology, technology and other tools of destruction that want to rule our society. It seemed appropriate, given the topic for today’s show.

We dip into the album selections throughout the show, interspersed with talking to our in-studio guests.

J.P. will be touring across Canada in 2019.

  • 0h00m27s: Sons Of Steel — J.P. Mortier
  • 0h04m33s: I’ve Known No War — J.P. Mortier
  • 0h26m20s: Resurrection — J.P. Mortier
  • 0h42m37s: World of Steel — J.P. Mortier
  • 0h49m56s: Americans — J.P. Mortier
  • 1h00m12s: Who Decides — J.P. Mortier
  • 1h28m16s: Breaking Point — J.P. Mortier
  • 1h42m52s: Corridors — J.P. Mortier
  • 1h47m23s: Shadows — J.P. Mortier

Podcast

Download: ckms-community-connections-2019-08-05.mp3 (165 MiBytes, 1h59m56s, episode 19)

CKMS Community Connections airs on CKMS-FM 102.7 every Monday from 10:00am to Noon.

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Bonus Footage

YouTube: CKMS Community Connections for 5 August 2019

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CKMS Community Connections for 29 July 2019

15th Annual Nonviolence Day In The Park poster

Show Notes

Jenniefer Stronge interviews people at the WR Nonviolence Day In The Park

Music List

  • 0h00m27s: Bad DecisionsAaron Kowal
  • 0h26m20s: Friend of the Devil — Bobcat Bartolo & Kirstin Corbett
  • 0h30m25s: Playing With Fire — Aaron Kowal
  • 0h32m00s: Heart Beat — Aaron Kowal
  • 0h35m26s: Love Is Love — Aaron Kowal
  • 0h38m09s: I Make Things WorsePhil Glennie
  • 0h43m25s: We Met In The Middle — Phil Glennie
  • 0h45m11s: Trembling Hands — Phil Glennie
  • 0h48m03s: Nothing To Say — Phil Glennie
  • 0h51m10s: What You Were Hoping For — Phil Glennie
  • 0h54m54s: Something Shattered — Phil Glennie
  • 0h57m17s: Fewer Hands (Millennial Workers’ Song) — Phil Glennie
  • 1h00m26s: Sneakers SwingingRhythm Tryst
  • 1h04m47s: Subway Lightning — Rhythm Tryst
  • 1h08m23s: Iris — Rhythm Tryst
  • 1h12m33s: Chinny Chin Chin — Rhythm Tryst
  • 1h16m32s: Fathom — Rhythm Tryst
  • 1h20m49s: So Alive — Rhythm Tryst
  • 1h32m35s: Daydream Rewind — Rhythm Tryst
  • 1h36m13s: De Los DosAlex Cuba
  • 1h40m10s: Divido feat. Silvana Estrada — Alex Cuba
  • 1h43m40s: Yo No Sé — Alex Cuba
  • 1h58m20s: In The Back WoodsFog Blues and Brass Band

Podcast

Download: ckms-community-connections-2019-07-29.mp3 (165 MiBytes, 1h59m55s, episode 18)

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CKMS Community Connections for 22 July 2019 with Krista Hovsepian and Nigel Gordijk

Show Notes

Krista Hovsepian at the mic
Krista Hovsepian

Krista Hovsepian

Krista Hovsepian is creator, writer, executive producer and actor for Wholesome Foods, I Love You… Is That OK? (WFILY). WFILY is a comedy about a neurotic yoga teacher in search of love at her favourite organic supermarket. Catch the website at https://www.wfily.com/



Nigel Gordijk at the mic
Nigel Gordijk

Nigel Gordijk

The interview with Nigel Gordijk starts at 1h11m50s.

The Terry Fox: On The Road CD is available only in Wilmot. Contact Nigel to get your copy; free delivery within Wilmot Township!

Check out Nigel’s real work as a graphic designer at Wilmot Design Guy, Nigel Gordijk.

Music List

  • 0h00m00s: Record ShopSaid The Whale
  • 0h05m16s: Tokyo NightsDragonette
  • 0h14m10s: Meet Me In The MorningThe Colour Coast
  • 0h34m40s: Human BeingRobyn
  • 0h49m52s: ChateauAngus & Julia Stone
  • 1h01m17s: Selections from The Lost Indie City
  • 1h13m07s: What A DayAllister Bradley from the Terry Fox — On The Road CD
  • 1h24m14s: CarolineSean Bertram from the Terry Fox — On The Road CD
  • hms: Hold On To TodayAvery Raquel from the Terry Fox — On The Road CD
  • 1h52m4-s: Last Of The LilacsTim Louis from the Terry Fox — On The Road CD

Podcast

Download: ckms-community-connections-2019-07-22.mp3 (166 MiBytes, 2h00m50s, episode 17)

CKMS Community Connections airs on CKMS-FM 102.7 every Monday from 10:00am to Noon.

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Bonus Footage

Krista Hovsepian on Community Connection – July 22, 2019 – Radio Waterloo

Hey, it's Krista Hovsepian creator of Wholesome Foods, I Love You… and you're live with us on CKMS 102.7 FM Radio Waterloo! We'd love to hear from you – send us your questions or comments in the live chat window 🙂

Posted by CKMS 102.7 FM Radio Waterloo on Monday, July 22, 2019

Krista Hovsepian on Facebook Video: Krista Hovsepian on Community Connection


Wilmot Terry Fox Run on CKMS

Hey, there. This is Nigel from the Wilmot Terry Fox Run, getting ready to chat on CKMS!

Posted by CKMS 102.7 FM Radio Waterloo on Monday, July 22, 2019

Nigel Gordijk on Facebook Video: Wilmot Terry Fox Run on CKMS

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CKMS Community Connections for 15 July 2019

Show Notes

15th Annual Nonviolence Day In The Park poster

WR Nonviolence Day In The Park

  • When: Saturday, 20 July 2019 from Noon to 5:00pm
  • Where: Roos Island, Victoria Park, Kitchener Map
  • Web: https://wrnonviolence.org/
  •  
  • Every year WR Nonviolence invites all community groups, social justice agencies, peace organizations, and everyone else to enjoy a quiet, peaceful, nonviolent Day In The Park. There are kids’ games, music, and information booths along the walkway to enjoy as you learn about a nonviolent way of living.

Calendars

Music List

  • 0h00m29s: Would You CareFog Blues and Brass Band
  • 0h04m09s: Ramblin’ — Fog Blues and Brass Band
  • 0h10m12s: One Of A Kind Things — Fog Blues and Brass Band
  • 0h13m05s: High Maintenance Love — Fog Blues and Brass Band
  • 0h17m23s: Steady Rollin’ Man — Fog Blues and Brass Band
  • 0h22m37s: She’s Alright — Fog Blues and Brass Band
  • 0h25m44s: The Best ThingElectric Youth
  • 0h31m33s: Runaway — Electric Youth
  • 0h33m00s: Innocence — Electric Youth
  • 0h36m46s: Room with a ViewGreg Cameo
  • 0h41m08s: Yes CanadaMichael St. George
  • 0h44m17s: Far Off on the HorizonWinter Wilson
  • 0h49m41s: Still Life in the Old Dog Yet — Winter Wilson
  • 0h59m40s: Andata (Electric Youth Remix) — Ryuichi Sakamoto (Electric Youth )
  • 1h00m17s: So Radical!Sunrise in the Desert
  • 1h03m25s: PeaceTammy Tuesdayz
  • 1h06m54s: Fete — Tammy Tuesdayz
  • 1h10m36s: Push — Tammy Tuesdayz
  • 1h19m40s: Brain TrustColour Tongues
  • 1h20m33s: Temper — Colour Tongues
  • 1h23m35s: Feel Right — Colour Tongues
  • 1h27m14s: Southbound — Colour Tongues
  • 1h29m57s: Aurora — Colour Tongues
  • 1h41m00s: BygonesChladny
  • 1h41m51s: Punk Musik — Chladny
  • 1h46m02s: Retention — Chladny
  • 1h50m01s: Where You Gonna Sleep TonightDan Moxon
  • 1h53m29s: Streetlights — from the Atelier Elektro album by Ametrom
  • 1h58m08s: FiveGolden Grey

Podcast

Download: ckms-community-connections-2019-07-15.mp3 (166 MiBytes, 2h00m43s, episode 16)

CKMS Community Connections airs on CKMS-FM 102.7 every Monday from 10:00am to Noon.

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CKMS Community Connections for 8 July 2019 with Sam Nabi

Sam Nabi

Sam Nabi wasn’t available today, so we pre-recorded his interview on 3 July 2019. But through the miracle of recorded sound, it’s as though he was right in the studio!

Show Notes

Gaukel Greenway

Where is the Gaukel Greenway?

Map showing a green line along Gaukel Street from Victoria Park to City Hall
Gaukel Greenway

The Tweet that rocked the community:

More Tweet Sweetness:

Contact:

Side Hustle Shuffling

KWPeace Calendar

Newsletters, articles and events for Kitchener-Waterloo’s Peace and Social Justice activists. See the full calendar at http://kwpeace.ca/

Music List

  • 0h00m29s: Zizkov NightsAmetrom from the “Atelier Electro” album
  • 0h04m19s: Europe — Ametrom
  • 0h54m46s: Galactic Breakdown — Ametrom
  • 1h00m16s: GrouchTR/ST from the “Destroyer” album
  • 1h03m50s: Side Hustle Shuffle — Sam Nabi from the Late Convert album
  • 1h35m52s: Remember When — Sam Nabi
  • 1h40m39s: Godspeed — The Contortionist from the Clairvoyant CD
  • 1h46m02s: MomentaAURAS from the Binary Garden album
  • 1h59m24s: In The Back WoodsFog Blues and Brass Band

Podcast

Download: ckms-community-connections-2019-07-08.mp3 (165 MiBytes, 1h59m55s, episode 15)

CKMS Community Connections airs on CKMS-FM 102.7 every Monday from 10:00am to Noon.

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Bonus Footage

Sam Nabi — Gaukel Greenway

(starts at 9 seconds)


Download: ckms-community-connections-Sam Nabi — Gaukel Greenway.mp4 (862 MiBytes)

Sam Nabi — Side Hustle Shuffling


Download: ckms-community-connections-Sam Nabi — Side Hustle Shuffling.mp4 (551 MiBytes)

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CKMS Community Connections for 1 July 2019 with Sophia Kudriavtsev, Kaiha, and Mo Markham

On Canada Day we talk about colonialism and settlement in Turtle Island, the students’ School Strike for Climate, and Kitchener-Waterloo VegFest. Our guests are Sophia Kudriavtsev, who’s been leading the School Strikes, Kaiha, an 11-year-old student who’s been speaking at the School Strike rallies in Toronto and the Nation Rising rally in Ottawa, and Mo Markham, organizer of KW Vegfest.

Sophia Kudriavtsev at the microphone
Sophia Kudriavtsev
Kaiha at the microphone
Kaiha
Mo Markham in the studio
Mo Markham

Show Notes

Fridays For Future

Kitchener-Waterloo VegFest

  • Where: Carl Zehr Square at Kitchener City Hall Map 2
  • When: 11:00am to 6:00pm, Saturday, 6 July 2019
  • Web: KW Vegfest
  • Facebook: KW VegFest – Home
  • Other groups:
    • Extinction Rebellion
    • Ontario Plant-based Student’s Association

Music List

Podcast

Download: ckms-community-connections-2019-07-01.mp3 (165 MiBytes, 1h59m57s, episode 14)

CKMS Community Connections airs on CKMS-FM 102.7 every Monday from 10:00am to Noon.

Got music, spoken word, or other interesting stuff? Let us know at office@radiowaterloo.ca or leave a comment on our “About” page.

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Bonus Footage


YouTube: CKMS Community Connections for 1 July 2019

Video of radio works when there are interesting guests

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CKMS Community Connections for 24 June 2019 with Brian Doucet and Sandee Lovas

Jeff Stager and Bob Jonkman interview Brian Doucet, the Canada Research Chair in Urban Change and Social Inclusion at the University of Waterloo’s School of Planning joining us for the second time, and Sandee Lovas, an activist with Alliance Against Poverty with us for the first time to talk about the ION/LRT, gentrification, housing, and free transit.

You can hear Brian’s previous interview on our 13 May 2019 show.

Brian Doucet at the microphone
Brian Doucet

Show Notes

Brian Doucet’s articles in The Record:



Sandee Lovas at the microphone
Sandee Lovas

Article in The Record on Sandee Lovas’s imminent eviction:



Sandee’s delegation to Waterloo City Council on 27 May 2019:

Sandee Lovas writes that Grand River Transit should have free transit for an entire month:

…and another reader advocates for free transit too:

Music List

Podcast

Download: ckms-community-connections-2019-06-24.mp3 (165 MiBytes, 1h59m49s, episode 13)

CKMS Community Connections airs on CKMS-FM 102.7 every Monday from 10:00am to Noon.

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Bonus Footage

Three in-studio pictures of guests Brian Doucet and Sandee Lovas, and hosts Jeff Stager and Bob Jonkman.

Brian Doucet and Sandee Lovas at their microphones
Brian Doucet and Sandee Lovas
Bob Jonkman, Jeff Stager, and Brian Doucet in the studio at the microphones
Bob Jonkman, Jeff Stager, and Brian Doucet
Bob Jonkman and Jeff Stager at the microphone
Bob Jonkman and Jeff Stager

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CKMS Community Connections for 17 June 2019

There were no guests in the studio, so we have two solid hours of new Canadian Content music today.

Music List

  • 0h00m27s: Amsterdam Cypher instrumentalKriswontwo
  • 0h02m49s: Far Away instrumental — Kriswontwo
  • 0h06m20s: DTDT instrumental — Kriswontwo
  • 0h10m31s: LiesAmy Gabba and The Almost Famous
  • 0h13m16s: The Distance — Amy Gabba and The Almost Famous
  • 0h15m44s: Revolution — Amy Gabba and The Almost Famous
  • 0h18m29s: Turn It UpBree Taylor
  • 0h21m18s: Ginger Bread ManEl Sancho (Eric Carpenter)
  • 0h24m51s: Chud King Flow — El Sancho (Eric Carpenter)
  • 0h28m25s: Hush Mode — El Sancho (Eric Carpenter)
  • 0h31m56s: Simple Little Song (Hard Times)Jessa
  • 0h35m18s: FreedomLady Jay
  • 0h38m46s: JuiceboxLaika
  • 0h42m04s: What Makes YouPOLARITY
  • 0h46m41s: Lovers Rock Hall of FameStreet Pharmacy
  • 0h50m22s: Lightbulb – Official VideoTroy Kokol
  • 0h53m43s: Nothing’s Bothering MeJUST BECAUSE
  • 0h57m25s: Surfin’ bird — JUST BECAUSE
  • 1h00m30s: RelapseThe Contortionist
  • 1h06m40s: Return to Earth — The Contortionist
  • 1h12m36s: A Heart So HeavyThe Sun Harmonic
  • 1h16m22s: MistakesTitus Calderbank
  • 1h19m48s: Could Have Done Better — Titus Calderbank
  • 1h23m29s: RunningTobey Kai
  • 1h27m03s: Keep Coming BackTower of Dudes
  • 1h29m50s: I’m Offended — Tower of Dudes
  • 1h32m41s: Scary Monsters — Tower of Dudes
  • 1h38m03s: Old Man Writes Tunes — Tower of Dudes
  • 1h40m37s: Paranoid Delusions — Tower of Dudes
  • 1h43m37s: CatchingUp — Tower of Dudes
  • 1h46m56s: Metal is King — Tower of Dudes
  • 1h49m51s: Make A MoveTre Mission
  • 1h53m39s: Stone Cold HustleTye Dempsey
  • 1h56m39s: No Name instrumental — Kriswontwo

Podcast

Download: ckms-community-connections-2019-06-17.mp3 (173 MiBytes, 1h59m58s)

CKMS Community Connections airs on CKMS-FM 102.7 every Monday from 10:00am to Noon.

Got music, spoken word, or other interesting stuff? Let us know at office@radiowaterloo.ca or leave a comment on our “About” page.

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CKMS Community Connections for 10 June 2019 with Surekha Shenoy

CKMS Community Connections has another two hours of new Canadian music, community events, and an interview on “Women In Politics” withe Surekha Shenoy of the Waterloo Region Women’s Provincial Liberal Association.

Show Notes

You can see events on the KWPeace Community Calendar at http://kwpeace.ca/eventslist/

Surekha Shenoy at the microphone
Surekha Shenoy

Surekha Shenoy

The interview with Surekha Shenoy starts at 1h11m50s.

Music List

Podcast

Download: ckms-community-connections-2019-06-10.mp3 (164 MiBytes, 1h59m28s)

CKMS Community Connections airs on CKMS-FM 102.7 every Monday from 10:00am to Noon.

Got music, spoken word, or other interesting stuff? Let us know at office@radiowaterloo.ca or leave a comment on our “About” page.

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Bonus Footage!

YouTube: Community Connections for 10 June 2019
Radio — with real people inside!

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CKMS Community Connections for 3 June 2019 with Kate Crozier, Charlene Le Duc, and Aleksandra Petrovic Graonic


On Monday, 3 June 2019 Yenny Stronge and Bob Jonkman interviewed Kate Crozier from Community Justice Initiatives, Charlene Le Duc of the Summer Lights Festival, and Aleksandra Petrovic Graonic, Executive Director of the Social Development Centre Waterloo Region. In between we managed to play some brand new Canadian Content music!

Show Notes

Kate Crozier
Kate Crozier

Kate Crozier, CJI

The interview with Kate Crozier starts at 00h10m50s.



Summer Lights Festival logo

Charlene Le Duc, SLF

Charlene Le Duc calls in at 00h47m58s

The Summer Lights Festival happens in Downtown Kitchener on Saturday, 8 June 2019 from 8:00pm to 1:00am.



Aleksandra Petrovic Graonic
Aleksandra Petrovic Graonic

Aleksandra Petrovic Graonic, SDCWR

Aleksandra Petrovic Graonic joins us at 01h04m50s.

All meetings take place at The Church of St. John the Evangelist, 23 Water Street, Kitchener. Map Enter at the doors on Duke Street.

Music List

Podcast

Download: ckms-community-connections-2019-06-03.mp3 (110 MiBytes, 2h00m15s)

CKMS Community Connections airs on CKMS-FM 102.7 every Monday from 10:00am to Noon.

Got music, spoken word, or other interesting stuff? Let us know at office@radiowaterloo.ca or leave a comment on our “About” page.

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Bonus Footage!

YouTube: Community Connections for 3 June 2019
This is the anti-radio — all pictures, no sound!

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CKMS Community Connections for 27 May 2019 with Cait Glasson, Tim Louis, Riani de Wet and Jim Stewart

On the way into the Radio Waterloo studio I dropped into the Spectrum Community Space to see if someone would like to talk about the tri-Pride festival. Cait Glasson was there, and KW jazz musician Tim Louis was too! They both joined us in the first hour, and in the second hour we spoke with Riani de Wet and Jim Stewart from the Waterloo Region Health Coalition.

Show Notes

Cait Glasson at the microphone
Cait Glasson

Cait Glasson

The interview with Cait starts at 05m25s.

 

Tim Louis at the microphone
Tim Louis

Tim Louis

Tim Louis joins us at 26m23s.

  • Terry Fox: On The Road is a CD released by the Wilmot Terry Fox Run (WTFR) to raise funds for the Terry Fox Foundation for cancer research. Information about the CD is available from http://wilmotterryfox.ca/ontheroad. Please contact the Wilmot Terry Fox Run for details or to order a CD. Mail order is not available, but the WTFR will deliver orders in person within Wilmot. Nigel Gordijk (Wilmot Terry Fox Run Co-organizer) can be reached at wilmotterryfoxrun@gmail.com and +1‑519‑569‑9551.
  • Concert Schedule

    • Sunday, 9 June 2019 from 1:00pm to 4:00pm
      Prelude Picnic & All That Jazz
      at “From the Potting Shed”, 11261 Dundas Street South, Cambridge
    • Wednesday, 10 July 2019 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm
      Rockin’ it at Rockway
      Rockway community centre Kitchener
    • Friday, 19 July 2019 at 7:30pm
      Waterloo Jazz Festival
      Uptown Waterloo, Ontario
    • Sunday, 21 July 2019 at 7:00pm
      Rockway Gardens
      Kitchener
    • Saturday, 27 July 2019 from 11:00am to 1:30pm
      Terry Fox Concert
      St George’s Anglican Church, 3 Byron St, Wilmot
    • Thursday, 15 August 2019 at 7:00pm
      Castle Kilbride
      Wilmot

 

Jim Stewart and Riani de Wet at the microphone
Jim Stewart and Riani de Wet

Riani de Wet and Jim Stewart

The interview with Riani de Wet and Jim Stewart from the Waterloo Region Health Coalition starts at 1h03m34s.

Many thanks to Riani and Jim for the extensive interview. They have provided their briefing notes:

Briefing Note

May 23, 2019

List of Cuts, Closures, Restructuring

& Major Health Policy Changes to Date

 

  • Cut OHIP+ so families with sick children will have to seek private coverage first and pay deductibles and co-payments. (June 2018)
  • Cut planned mental health funding by more than $330 million. (July 2018)
  • Canceled all new planned overdose prevention sites. (autumn 2018)
  • Cut funding to the College of Midwives of Ontario. (December 2018)
  • Cut funding for the dementia strategy.
  • Let surge funding run out for hospital overcrowding. Surge beds are now closed without replacement, despite overcrowding crisis. (Fall/Winter 2018/19)
  • Cut and restructured autism funding. (Winter 2018/19)
  • Set overall health funding at less than the rate of inflation and population growth, let alone aging. This means service levels cannot keep up with population need. (2019 Budget)
  • Set public hospital funding at less than the rate of inflation. This means real dollar (inflation adjusted dollar) funding cuts and serious service cuts. (2019 Budget)
  • Introduced Bill 74, which gives sweeping new powers to the minster and Super Agency to force restructuring of virtually the entire health system. (February/March 2019)
  • Municipalities revealed Ford government plan to cut and restructure ambulance services, down from 59 to 10. (April 2019)
  • Leaked document reveals plans to cut half a billion dollars in OHIP services. On the chopping block are sedation for colonoscopies, chronic pain management services and others. Plans will be made this spring/summer. (April 2019)
  • Cut OHIP funding for residents travelling out of Canada. (May 2019)
  • Cut 44 positions at the Ontario Telemedicine Network (OTN) –provider of video medical services — which previously employed 265 people. In other words, 1 in every 6 telemedicine staff positions are being cut. The official dollar figure has not yet been released, but, OTN received $42 million in provincial funding 2017-18, nearly all came from the Ministry of Health. (May 2019)
  • Set 2019 land ambulance grant funding at less than the rate of inflation. This means real dollar cuts to ambulance services. The City of Toronto has calculated the value of these cuts to amount to $4 million for Toronto alone. (April 2019)
  • Plans to reduce the number of Public Health Units from 35 to 10. Cut 27%, or $200 million, of provincial funding for public health. Toronto Public Health has been particularly hard-hit. The city of Toronto has calculated the cuts to amount will amount to $1 billion over a 5-year period. Ford government disputes these figures. (April 2019)
  • Cut more than $70 million from eHealth’s budget. (May 2019)
  • Cut almost $53 million from the Health System Research Fund, a fund dedicated to research relevant to provincial policy and health-care system restructuring. (May 2019)
  • Cut $5 million in annual funding for stem-cell research at the Ontario Institute for Regenerative Medicine. (May 2019)
  • Cut $24 million in funding for artificial intelligence research from the Vector Institute for Artificial Intelligence as well as the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research. (May 2019)

Serious Threat of Health Privatization

In Bill 74 the Minister of Health has given herself and the Super Agency vast new powers to order and otherwise force the privatization of most of our health care services. Opposition parties have asked direct questions about private surgery clinics bidding to close down and take over our local hospital services and neither the Premier nor Health Minister will say that they will not privatize. In documents being circulated from municipalities, Ford’s plans may include privatization of parts of ambulance services. In the leaked documents from the Ontario civil service in February, plans were revealed to privatize eHealth, laboratories, air ambulance, long-term care inspections and other services. At no time, under questioning by media and opposition parties, will this government clearly promise not to hand over ownership of our public health care services to private for-profit corporations. The signs of impending privatization are serious.

Ambulance Cuts/Restructuring

Ford’s plans, revealed by municipalities, include cutting the number of local ambulance services from 59 to 10 as well as the number of local dispatch services. These cuts will be particularly devastating to rural and smaller communities which are already suffering from a shortage of services. The Ford government’s restructuring plan does not address any of the causes of too-long EMS response times;  it does not ameliorate services even where there is evidence of significant need. The current EMS system in Ontario was created by Mike Harris’ restructuring in the 1990s. The evidence from that round of restructuring is that costs grew dramatically post-restructuring. Ford’s plans for further centralization of ambulance services and cuts also threaten to deepen inequalities between rural and urban communities:  “Cutting and centralizing the ambulance services down to ten giant regions means that smaller rural and northern communities will be lesser priorities and risks their service levels,” warned OHC executive director Natalie Mehra.

An EMS vision-Ontario 2050 Report came out after the 2018 provincial election, penned by owners of a private, for-profit, ambulance company. The report set out a map towards privatization of land ambulance services. It suggested Ontario could “save” $200 million by consolidating over 50 provincial paramedic services into only 10, run by a single Commission. The fact that the government announced that 59 provincial paramedic services will indeed be consolidated into 10 as the report suggested has led to concerns that the privatization of EMS services is part of Ford’s agenda. The report has also mentioned a plan to reduce the number of Public Health Units from 35 to 10 – a plan that is being implemented by the Ford government.

Public Health Cuts/Restructuring

Severe cuts amounting to almost one-third of provincial funding for public health threaten vital local services including food and water safety, infectious disease tracking and prevention, immunizations, prenatal training and safety, overdose prevention, safe needle and biohazard programs and many others.

 

In the 2019 Provincial Budget it was revealed that the Ford government plans to cut provincial funding for Public Health by 27 per cent and cut the number of local Public Health Units from 35 to 10. In early May, the government made public their plans for the closures/takeovers/mergers of local public health units. There has been no public consultation on this major change even though municipalities match provincial funding for public health, thereby providing half of public health funding. Municipalities were not consulted, public health experts including nurses and doctors who specialize in public health were not consulted, nor were affected communities or Ontarians who fund and rely on Public Health services. The plans that have been revealed to date follow here. In response to pressure, the Ford government is now saying that these are not finalized. However, there is no public process, no written plan that measures or mitigates the impact on the people of Ontario, no plan for consultation, no clear timeline. In fact, no normal processes for public health care planning are being followed whatsoever.

 

The following will be the results of the planned takeover/mergers/closures of Public Health Units if they are forced through by the Ford government: 

  • Middlesex London Health Unit, Southwestern Public Health Unit, Windsor-Essex County Health Unit, Chatham-Kent Public Health Unit and Lambton Public Health Unit will be forced into a single regional Public Health Unit covering 1.3 million people.
  • Bruce Grey Health Unit, Huron County Health Unit and Perth District Health Unit will be forced into a single regional Public Health Unit covering 300,000 people.
  • Public Health Sudbury and Districts, Algoma Public Health, North Bay-Parry Sound District Health Unit, Timiskaming Health Unit, Porcupine Health Unit, and Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit will be forced into a single regional Public Health Unit covering 625,000 people.
  • Thunder Bay District Health Unit and Northwestern Health Unit will will be forced into a single regional Public Health Unit covering 228,000 people.
  • Waterloo Public Health Unit, Halton Public Heath Unit, Peel Public Health Unit, and Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health Units will be forced into a single regional Public Health Unit covering 2.94 million people.
  • Hamilton Public Health Services, Niagara Region Public Health Unit, Brant County Health Unit, and Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit will be forced into a single regional Public Health Unit covering1.4 million people.
  • Ottawa Public Health Unit, Eastern Ontario Health Unit (Prescott-Russel, Cornwall), Smith Falls Health Unit, and Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) Public Health will be forced into a single regional Public Health Unit covering 1.6 million people.
  • Peterborough Public Health, Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge (HKPR) District Health Unit, Hastings Prince Edward Health Unit, and Durham Region Health Unit will be forced into a single regional Public Health Unit covering 1.2 million people.
  • York Region Public Health and Simcoe County District Health Unit will be forced into a single regional Public Health Unit covering 1.7 million people.
  • Toronto Public Health will serve 2.9 million people.

Overall Cuts/Restructuring

The Ford government is now clearly embarking on the most aggressive and radical health care restructuring that Ontario has ever seen. Previous large-scale restructuring in Ontario undertaken by the Mike Harris government involved province-wide hospital restructuring, including hospital mergers and closures of dozens of local hospitals. It ultimately did not reduce administrative costs as was promised. In fact, it cost $3.9 billion. That is $3.9 billion, according to the Provincial Auditor General, to cut $800 million from public hospitals. The restructuring costs were made up of laying off staff, moving buildings, renovating and rebuilding, re-hiring staff, renaming services, re-doing letterheads and communications systems and so on. The evidence is indisputable that those cost were lost to health care and were never recouped. Moreover, restructuring led to for-profit privatization and new user fees for an array of services. The costs were never recovered and many of the current problems that we face in health care can be traced back to the last two rounds of restructuring.

 

Bill 74  – Most Radical Restructuring in our Province’s History

 

In the last few months plans have been revealed that expose the Ford government’s intent to undertake the most radical health care restructuring in our history. Bill 74, the so-called “People’s Health Care Act” has been passed through the Legislature by the majority Ford MPPs against strong opposition. It does not improve a single health  care service. What it does is create one mega-merger of 20 agencies into a Super Agency and give extraordinary restructuring powers to the government. This new law launches restructuring for hospitals, long-term care, home care, community mental health and addictions, community care, cancer care, palliative care, labs, eHealth, air ambulance, community health centres, home care, non-profit primary care and more. The Health Minister has revealed her plan is to restructure 1,800 health service providers down to 30 – 50 conglomerates. That’s not all though. In the Provincial Budget, plans to cut Public Health by almost 1/3 of provincial funding (27%) and reduce Health Units from 35 to 10 were revealed. Then, municipalities revealed the Ford government’s plans to restructure ambulance services from 59 down to 10.

 

 

Sweeping new powers to force mega-mergers, transfer services from one community to another, close services, privatize services

The new law gives sweeping powers to the Minister and the government appointees in their new Super Agency to force through mergers, mega-mergers, amalgamations, transfers of services, closures of local services, and entire closures of service providers. In five separate areas in the legislation these restructuring powers enable the government, its appointees, and health service providers to transfer our public and non-profit health care services to for-profit companies.  Already for-profit hospital companies are making bids to take over surgeries in London Ontario.

 

Unfettered powers to force health care providers to restructure, close, privatize

The legislation allows the Minister and the government appointees that run their new Super Agency the power to order, direct and coerce (using their funding power) local providers of service to comply with these restructuring edicts and pressures. It does this in multiple sections of the legislation. In most of these sections there is no fetter on these extraordinary powers and no public process. It takes away any last

vestiges of local control over health care. They can close a hospital with the stroke of a pen, move a service to another town or close it entirely, order the privatization of all labs or all surgeries, for example. It is truly shocking.

 

No public interest protections, no appeals, no access to information, no clear rulings: worst ever

There are no public interest protections in the legislation. There is no public notice at all for most of the sections that give new restructuring powers. There is minimal public notice in one section. There is no right to appeal anywhere in the legislation. There is no public access to documents anywhere in the legislation. The new Super Agency is not subject even to the conflict of interest rules of the Ontario Public Service. There are no principles to guide restructuring. There is no requirement that any one, not the Minister, not the Super Agency, no one, actually measure and plan to meet population need for health care, protect any local health services at all, ensure that patients have access to care,  worry about the workforce that will be subject to massive upheaval. There are no procedural protections whatsoever.

Who’s Who:

A primer on Doug Ford’s insiders and the pro-privatization forces

in government

 

Charles Lammam, formerly of the extreme right wing Fraser Institute, is now the Director of Policy (2nd highest staff position) in the Health Minister’s office. The Fraser Institute has spent years trying to dismantle Canada’s social programs and one of their prime targets is health care. The Fraser Institute has been funded by the American Koch brothers (funders of the Tea Party) among others.

 

Shelly Jamieson, one of Ford’s appointed board members of the new Super Agency, is the former president of Extendicare, a for-profit long-term care home giant. She was on the Mike Harris government’s Restructuring Commission that ordered the closure of >40 hospitals and thousands of hospital beds. After this she moved to Extendicare which gained from the subsequent expansion of long-term care. Now she is on the new Super Agency, this government’s health restructuring board.

 

Elyse Allan is on the board of Brookfield Assets Management and the right-wing pro-privatization C.D. Howe institute and was recently on the pro-corporate Board of the Conference Board of Canada, the Chamber of Commerce and more.

Other board members include people from banks and private corporations including Real Estate Investment Trusts and others with direct interest in health care privatization.

In July, Doug Ford appointed Rueben Devlin, former president of the Ontario Conservative Party to be the Chair of a new Premier’s Council on Improving Health Care & Ending Hallway Medicine and Special Advisor on Ending Hallway Medicine. The positions come with a $348,000 per year salary for the Conservative stalwart who was president of the party during the Mike Harris era during which the government spent $3.9 billion closing and merging hospitals in an attempt to cut $800 million from their budgets. That was the most radical restructuring of public hospitals in the country’s history at time. Rueben Devlin is also the former CEO of Humber River Hospital where he presided over the closure of three hospitals. The three were replaced with one privatized P3 hospital at an eye-popping $1.76 billion due to the exorbitantly expensive P3 financing and privatization model. In so doing, Devlin closed down a hospital in one of the poorest neighbourhoods of the city. The new P3 hospital did not have enough capacity to serve its population and last fall the former Liberal government reopened one of the closed-down sites in order to deal with patients waiting on stretchers in hallways for care.

Gordon Campbell: Not only does he have an abysmal record on financial matters, but the former B.C. Premier, whom Doug Ford appointed to lead Ford’s fiscal inquiry in Ontario, is perhaps the biggest enemy of public health care in Canada. It is now apparent that Campbell’s model of health cuts and privatization may be the model that Ford is copying here. Campbell set the stage for the biggest growth in for-profit privatization of hospital care in Canada, private clinics in BC openly charge patients thousands of dollars in violation of the Canada Health Act as a direct result of his policies, he cut and closed local hospitals, systematically appointed pro-privatization health board people, fired thousands of hospital support staff and privatized their services. He routinely supported private for-profit interests in pharmaceutical policy and health care against the public interest. The extreme right-wing Fraser Institute loves him, but his record on finances is terrible. Not only did he do all these terrible things in health care, he wiped out a $1.5 billion surplus he inherited when he took government, then went on to post the largest deficits in the B.C.’s history up to that time, and added $20 billion to the province’s debt.

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CKMS Community Connections for 20 May 2019 with Senator Kim Pate

Show Notes

  • 0h22m00s: New Hamburg Mennonite Relief Sale
  • 0h35m00s: Waterloo Region Electric Vehicle Association (WREVA)
  • 0h44m35s: Theatre on the Edge Presents: The Benefit Show for the Ride to Conquer Cancer

The Honourable Kim Pate, Senator for Ontario

The Honourable Kim Pate

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CKMS Community Connections for 13 May 2019 — Brian Doucet and Matt White

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On the CKMS Community Connections for Monday, 13 May 2019 Yenny Stronge and Bob Jonkman spoke with Brian Doucet, Canada Research Chair in the School of Planning at the University of Waterloo in the first hour, then in the second hour with Matt White, the Artistic Director at Green Light Arts.

Show Notes

Brian Doucet
Brian Doucet

Brian Doucet

Brian Doucet is an Associate Professor in the School of Planning at the University of Waterloo, and the Canada Research Chair in Cities. He came to talk to us about gentrification and the LRT, but our conversation wandered a little.

The interview with Brian starts at 14m00s.

  • 14m00s: Part One
  • 37m07s: Part Two



Matt White
Matt White

Matt White

Matt White is the Artistic Director for Green Light Arts, which is putting on the play Guarded Girls from now until 19 May 2019.

  • Tue. Wed 14, 2019 | 7:30pm
  • Wed. May 15, 2019 | 7:30pm
  • Thurs. May 16, 2019 | 7:30pm
  • Fri. May 17, 2019 | 7:30pm
  • Sat. May 18, 2019 | 2:00pm
  • Sat. May 18, 2019 | 7:30pm
  • Sun. May 19, 2019 | 4:00pm

Venue:
The Registry Theatre
122 Frederick St
Kitchener, ON

Tickets: https://greenlight-arts.eventastic.com/

The interview with Matt starts at 1h13m30s.

  • 1h13m30s: Part One
  • 1h34m40s: Part Two
  • 1h58m44s: Part Three

KW Peace Calendar

The KW Peace events list starts at 1h50m41s.

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CKMS Community Connections for 6 May 2019: the Parallax Error interview!

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Parallax Error On the CKMS Community Connections show for Monday, 6 May 2019 we travelled to the Elvis Freshly Jam Studio and met up with Parallax Error, a Bass & Drums duo from Kitchener, with Kevin Paisley on bass and Sam Hill on drums.

Music

  • Sad Beach Boys

Parallax Error

Parallax Error have released four of the tracks as the Jam Room demos — free downloads!


(this is raw audio – final edit still to be done!)


(this is a raw video assembly – final edit still to come)

Interviewing Kevin Paisley and Sam Hill of Parallax Error
Interviewing Kevin Paisley and Sam Hill of Parallax Error
Kevin Paisley of Parallax Error on Bass
Kevin Paisley of Parallax Error on Bass
Sam Hill of Parallax Error gets into the music
Sam Hill of Parallax Error gets into the music
Bob Jonkman watches Kevin Paisley of Parallax Error on Bass
Bob Jonkman watches Kevin Paisley of Parallax Error on Bass
The Bass Effects Panel for Parallax Error
The Bass Effects Panel for Parallax Error
Kevin Paisley of Parallax Error
Kevin Paisley of Parallax Error
Sam Hill of Parallax Error on the Rototoms
Sam Hill of Parallax Error on the Rototoms
Groovin - Kevin Paisley of Parallax Error
Groovin – Kevin Paisley of Parallax Error
Sam Hill of Parallax Error on Drums
Sam Hill of Parallax Error on Drums
Concentrating on the Music - Bob Jonkman with Kevin Paisley of Parallax Error
Concentrating on the Music – Bob Jonkman with Kevin Paisley of Parallax Error
The Art Shot - Sam Hill of Parallax Error in the Elvis Freshly Studio
The Art Shot – Sam Hill of Parallax Error in the Elvis Freshly Studio
Kevin Paisley and Sam Hill of Parallax Error in the Elvis Freshly Jam Studio
Kevin Paisley and Sam Hill of Parallax Error in the Elvis Freshly Jam Studio

Photos and video by Jenniefer Stronge, taken at the CKMS Community Connections interview with Parallax Error at the Elvis Freshly Jam Studio on Monday, 6 May 2019.

CKMS Community Connections for 29 April 2019

Show Notes

Bob Jonkman, Yenny Stronge, and DJ JD in the control room
Bob Jonkman, Yenny Stronge, and DJ JD in the control room

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CKMS Community Connections for 22 April 2019

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CKMS Community Connections for 15 April 2019

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