Category Archives: CKMS Community Connections

Two hours of programmer created content, podcasts, music, interviews, and community announcements. Hour One airs Mondays from 11am to Noon; Hour Two airs Fridays from 3pm to 4pm.

CKMS Community Connections

Four people in the CKMS Studio
The voices behind CKMS Community Connections: Bob Jonkman, James Jordan, Jenniefer Stronge, and Jeff Stager
CKMS Community Connections pushes our programming department out into the community to get local stories, promotional events, press conferences, musicians, events, concerts, theatre, culture, political stuff, public interest, public service announcements, etc…

Bonus: To hype new music that we get in and try to highlight local talent!

CKMS Community Connections has two one-hour slots: One is for a pool of programmers and producers to create quality content, the other for drop-in conversation and new music, hosted by a small pool of programmers

CKMS Community Connections has a workshop series for producing radio/podcast/webcast: interviews, storytelling, podcast creation, video creation, and “Train the trainer” sessions on how to produce your own radio show. We’ll produce training documentation: webcasting, live to air programming, podcast production.

Live-To-Air broadcasting is a component, so when something happens somewhere else… We’ll have live -to-air discussion/talk/podcast recording at some community venue, maybe the library, maybe City Hall…

CKMS Community Connections is an ongoing drop-in training timeslot with experienced CKMS trainers for new programmers and existing programmers to refresh skills and learn new programs.

Executive Producer: Jenniefer Stronge
Contributing Producers: Dylan Bravener, Jeff Stager, Steve Todd, and Bob Jonkman
Theme music by Steven Todd

Join us! CKMS Community Connections Hour One currently airs on Mondays from 11:00am to noon, and Hour Two airs on Fridays from 3:00pm to 4:00pm.

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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Recent CKMS Community Connections Episodes

CKMS 102.7 FM Radio Waterloo | Community Connections | Monday 11am-Noon, Friday 3pm-4pm (sunflower logo on the left, black and purple lettering on a teal background to the right and below) CKMS Community Connections for 10 June 2022: Encampment Evictions with Dr. Erin Dej, Dr. Laura Pin, and Lesley Crompton Show Notes Podcast Index Bonus Footage Show Notes Bob Jonkman is joined by Dr. Erin Dej, Assistant Professor in the Department of Criminology at Wilfrid Laurier University, Dr. Laura Pin, Assistant Professor in the Political Science Department, also at Wilfrid Laurier University, and Lesley Crompton, who works with the Unsheltered Campaign at the Civic Hub in Waterloo … Continue reading CKMS Community Connections for 10 June 2022: Encampment Evictions with Dr. Erin Dej, Dr. Laura Pin, and Lesley Crompton
CKMS 102.7 FM Radio Waterloo | Community Connections | Monday 11am-Noon, Friday 3pm-4pm (sunflower logo on the left, black and purple lettering on a teal background to the right and below) CKMS Community Connections for 16 May 2022: Recent KWCon Music Show Notes Podcast Index Show Notes Bob empties the last of the KWCon from his inbox to play all the latest new, local music. Also, Bob introduces Season three of She Is Your Neighbour If you’re a local artist and want to have your work on the radio (music, poetry, short (or long) stories, comedy, radio … Continue reading CKMS Community Connections for 16 May 2022: Recent KWCon Music
CKMS 102.7 FM Radio Waterloo | Community Connections | Monday 11am-Noon, Friday 3pm-4pm (sunflower logo on the left, black and purple lettering on a teal background to the right and below) CKMS Community Connections for 29 April 2022: The May Day Show featuring Thieves Of Joy by The Soviet Influence Show Notes Podcast Index Show Notes Today we’re featuring the new album Thieves Of Joy by The Soviet Influence, to be released on the first of May, otherwise know as May Day or Labour Day in other parts of the world. You can get advance copies of Thieves Of Joy on Bandcamp. Online: Website: The Soviet … Continue reading CKMS Community Connections for 29 April 2022: The May Day Show featuring Thieves Of Joy by The Soviet Influence
CKMS 102.7 FM Radio Waterloo | Community Connections | Monday 11am-Noon, Friday 3pm-4pm (sunflower logo on the left, black and purple lettering on a teal background to the right and below) CKMS Community Connections for 22 April 2022: All KWCon Music Show Notes Podcast Index Show Notes Today we have nothing but KWCon music — music by musicians from Kitchener, Waterloo, Cambridge, Wilmot, Wellesley, Woolwich, and North Dumfries. All recent releases, too! If you’re a Waterloo Region musician and want to get your music on the radio check out How To Submit Music and we’ll add it … Continue reading CKMS Community Connections for 22 April 2022: All KWCon Music
CKMS 102.7 FM Radio Waterloo | Community Connections | Monday 11am-Noon, Friday 3pm-4pm (sunflower logo on the left, black and purple lettering on a teal background to the right and below) CKMS Community Connections for 14 March 2022 with Barbara Schumacher and Jim Stewart of WRHC Show Notes Podcast Index Bonus Footage Show Notes Barbara Schumacher and Jim Stewart of the Waterloo Region Health Coalition join Bob Jonkman on a web conference to talk about the Ontario government’s creeping advances to privatized health care, the diminishing level of health care in Ontario compared to other provinces, ideas to improve public health care, the … Continue reading CKMS Community Connections for 14 March 2022 with Barbara Schumacher and Jim Stewart of WRHC
CKMS 102.7 FM Radio Waterloo | Community Connections | Monday 11am-Noon, Friday 3pm-4pm (sunflower logo on the left, black and purple lettering on a teal background to the right and below) CKMS Community Connections for 11 March 2022 with Martin Asling of WR YIMBY Show Notes Podcast Index Bonus Footage Show Notes Bob Jonkman talks to Martin Asling of WR YIMBY (Waterloo Region Yes In My Back Yard) about housing in Waterloo Region, the Ontario Housing report, and WR YIMBY and Hold The Line‘s answer to some of the issues it presents. The interview starts at 3m01s. Online: Website: https://www.wryimby.com/ Twitter: … Continue reading CKMS Community Connections for 11 March 2022 with Martin Asling of WR YIMBY
CKMS 102.7 FM Radio Waterloo | Community Connections | Monday 11am-Noon, Friday 3pm-4pm (sunflower logo on the left, black and purple lettering on a teal background to the right and below) CKMS Community Connections for 7 March 2022: Music by Women Show Notes Index Show Notes This is the week of the U.N.’s International Women’s Day, and so we’re playing music by women in Waterloo Region and across Canada. New music and old music. Music that’s sad, music that’s happy; ballads and love songs; folk, country, rock, and pop. If there are no breaking local news stories, … Continue reading CKMS Community Connections for 7 March 2022: Music by Women
CKMS 102.7 FM Radio Waterloo | Community Connections | Monday 11am-Noon, Friday 3pm-4pm (sunflower logo on the left, black and purple lettering on a teal background to the right and below) CKMS Community Connections for 4 March 2022: New Music Show Notes Index Show Notes Another music show as I continue to dig through my e-mail from last year. Today we have more recent releases, as I skim off the top layer of my InBox. No podcast, so if you want to listen to these tracks at your whim, click on the links for the artists … Continue reading CKMS Community Connections for 4 March 2022: New Music
CKMS 102.7 FM Radio Waterloo | Community Connections | Monday 11am-Noon, Friday 3pm-4pm (sunflower logo on the left, black and purple lettering on a teal background to the right and below) CKMS Community Connections for 18 February 2022 with James Blacktop, Marc Reilly, and Adom Postma of The Boys & I Show Notes Podcast Index Bonus Footage Show Notes The Boys & I are back in the studio! Well, on a web conference, because the CKMS studio is still closed to guests until the pandemic subsides. James Blacktop, Marc Reilly and Adom Postma tell us about their experience with the pandemic, their studio session, working with a producer, … Continue reading CKMS Community Connections for 18 February 2022 with James Blacktop, Marc Reilly, and Adom Postma of The Boys & I
CKMS 102.7 FM Radio Waterloo | Community Connections | Monday 11am-Noon, Friday 3pm-4pm (sunflower logo on the left, black and purple lettering on a teal background to the right and below) CKMS Community Connections for 14 February 2022: The Valentines Day Show Show Notes Index Show Notes It’s Valentines Day, and what better way to celebrate than by playing love songs? It’s a day for songs about true love, unrequited love, spurned love, lost love, and spiders. Spiders? OK, I didn’t know how else to fit in a track from Active Dark Filament. Erroll Zastre writes: “Lake of … Continue reading CKMS Community Connections for 14 February 2022: The Valentines Day Show