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CKMS Community Connections for 4 January 2021 with Gelareh and Tareq of GelaX

Show Notes

Tareq and Gelareh of GelaX at the microphone
Tareq and Gelareh of GelaX

Gelareh and Tareq of GelaX join Bob Jonkman for a discussion on music and lyrics. Unfortunately, technical problems interfered, and the interview was not completed. When the Covid is done we’ll have GelaX back in the studio for a Live, On‑Air, In‑Studio performance!

The interview starts at 4m22s.

Online:

Podcast

Download: ckms-community-connections-2021-01-04-episode074.mp3 (56.5 MB, 58m46s, episode 074)

Podcast Index

Time Title Artist Album
0m00s Theme for CKMS Community Connections ccc Steve Todd CKMS Community Connections
0m24s Life GelaX Dreamonic | Gelax (illustration of a man dragging a woman)Dreamonic
4m22s How to pronounce Gelareh and Gelax (hint: it’s a hard G); Gelareh worked in the music industry in Iran where women aren’t allowed to sing; Tareq grew up in Palestine and Saudi Arabia; segueing from metal to ambient, trance; Dreamonic to be released Friday, 8 January 2021; introducing Mr. Square
14m42s Mr. Square GelaX Dreamonic | Gelax (illustration of a man dragging a woman)Dreamonic
18m49s Production and band lineup; music or lyrics first?
21m04s Crazy Arms
and Bob apologizes for the technical difficulties that cut short the interview
GelaX Dreamonic | Gelax (illustration of a man dragging a woman)Dreamonic
26m01s Voodoo
30m06s Fantasy
34m27s Take 4 — Echo
and Bob reads liner notes
Illuminine Illuminine | Take 4 - Echo (a young boy standing at a microphone in his bedroom)Baptism of Solitude
38m42s Wasting My Time Pink Cocoon Pink Cocoon | Wasting My Time (black and white illustration of a woman surrounded by skulls)(single)
41m55s It’s No Fun
with more liner notes
Pink Cocoon | It's No Fun (black and white illustration of a skull and a woman's head)(single)
46m20s Heat In Our Lungs (Acoustic) Safe As Houses Safe As Houses | Lucky Lucky (kids walking on a beach towards a beach house with a smoking chimney beside it)Lucky Lucky Deluxe
50m01s Lucky Lucky (Acoustic)
54m17s Blue Color Blues
with an introduction
Jory Kinjo and Vic Ruggiero Vic Ruggiero & Jory Kinjo | Vic & Jory Sing The Blues (a foot with an untied boot stepping on a tambourine)Jory and Vic Sing The Blues
57m40s Took Your Pictures Down
and Bob gives the show credits

CKMS Community Connections Hour One airs on CKMS-FM 102.7 on Monday from 11:00am to Noon, and Hour Two airs on Saturday from 1:00pm to 2:00pm.

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

Bonus Footage coming soon!

Show notes and podcast interview content is Copyright © 2021 by the participants, and released under a CC BYCreative Commons Attribution Only license. Copy, re-use, and derivative works are allowed with attribution to Radio Waterloo and a link to this page. Music selections are copyright by the respective rights holders.

CKMS Community Connections for 28 December 2020: The Festival Of Neighbourhoods Report

Show Notes

Festival of Neighbourhoods poster
Poster

On Sunday, 15 November 2020 the Kitchener Festival of Neighbourhoods held its Mosaic of Neighbourhoods online meeting. Allison Brown, the Celebration Planner/Multi-Media Specialist with FON sends us a report featuring highlights from the meeting. It’s in two parts, the first features the Neighbourhood Exchange program and the second part is the feedback from the discussions. Allison writes “Bear in mind that this audio all comes from Zoom, so it’s not the best.” You can read all about it on their website: Festival Of Neighbourhoods 2020: A Mosaic Of Neighbourhoods.

We previously reported on the Festival of Neighbourhoods on CKMS Community Connections for 26 October 2020.

The Festival of Neighbourhood report starts at 5m09s.

Online:

Podcast

Download: ckms-community-connections-2020-12-28-episode073.mp3 (58.6 MB, 1h00m59s, episode 073)

Podcast Index

Time Title Artist Album
0m00s Theme for CKMS Community Connections ccc Steve Todd CKMS Community Connections
0m24s The Ghost From Christmas Past Christone “Kingfish” Ingram Ghost From Christmas Past | Kingfish (a Christmas tree fallen over in the snow)(single)
5m09s Festival of Neighbourhoods Report Allison Brown (solarized photo of very colourful houses)Festival of Neighbourhoods
35m49s The Eggnog Shuffle Michael Falzarano A Kaleidoscope Christmas | Michael Falzarano | Extended Family (a Christmas wreath around an ornament)A Kaleidoscope Christmas
39m06s Boogie Woogie Christmas
43m20s Ça c’est Noël Julie Aubé (no text, Julie Aubé beside a guitar head)(video)
46m14s Christmas Love The Dears The Dears | Christmas Love (illustration of a  city scene covered in snow, people hugging on the sidewalk, a snowplow in the road)(single)
51m40s This Time Last Year Old Haunt
(Lucas Huang)
Old Haunt | This Time Last Year (pencil sketch of a cabin in the woods under a moon)(single)
55m47s Jingle Bell Jingle Jam Michael Falzarano A Kaleidoscope Christmas | Michael Falzarano | Extended Family (a Christmas wreath around an ornament)A Kaleidoscope Christmas

CKMS Community Connections Hour One airs on CKMS-FM 102.7 on Monday from 11:00am to Noon, and Hour Two airs on Saturday from 1:00pm to 2:00pm.

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

More videos on the Kitchener’s Festival Of Neighbourhoods Videos Facebook page.

Show notes and podcast interview content is Copyright © 2020 by the participants, and released under a CC BYCreative Commons Attribution Only license. Copy, re-use, and deriviatives works are allowed with attribution to Radio Waterloo and a link to this page. Music selections are copyright by the respective rights holders.

CKMS Community Connections for 21 December 2020 with Taylor Davison

Show Notes

Taylor Davison at the microphone
Taylor Davison

Taylor Davison joins Bob Jonkman in the studio to talk about her musical inspiration, songwriting technique, production, and much more.

The interview starts at 3m37s.

Online:

Podcast

Download: ckms-community-connections-2020-12-21-episode072.mp3 (56.2 MB, 58m30s, episode 072)

Podcast Index

Time Title Artist Album
0m00s Theme for CKMS Community Connections ccc Steve Todd CKMS Community Connections
0m24s Dark Cloud
and opening credits
Taylor Davison Dark Cloud (small image of moon surrounded by clouds)(single)
3m37s Taylor Davison talks about performing, recording; introducing Julian Shanahan; working on a full-length album; the songwriting, composing, and production process; getting a new song out; the debut of A Lazy Day In June.
12m07s A Lazy Day In June Taylor Davison A Lazy Day In June (a bird files over pink clouds)(single)
16m15s Identifying the genre of Taylor’s music; playing live shows, the differences from produced music; dynamic range; cooperation during post-production; lyrics drive the music, writing in a “diaristic way”; journals led the way to writing music; introducing You Put My Mind At Ease.
27m08s You Put My Mind At Ease Taylor Davison You Put My Mind At Ease (illustration of waves)(single)
30m17s Talking about the instrumentation for You Put My Mind At Ease, Julian explains sample libraries for horns; favourite live venues; performing online; the upcoming album, releasing an album as opposed to a bunch of singles; introducing Let You Go.
39m05s Let You Go Taylor Davison Let You Go (orange, purple, and blue striipes of paint with an orange dot)(single)
42m25s Taylor Davison’s online presence, comparing social media; starting a Twitter account (@TaylorDavMusic); working on a pop song; looking for live venues; “musician’s block”; co-writing with others; introducing Christmas Changes.
54m53s Christmas Changes
and end credits
Taylor Davison Christmas Changes (closeup of lights in a tree)(single)

CKMS Community Connections Hour One airs on CKMS-FM 102.7 on Monday from 11:00am to Noon, and Hour Two airs on Saturday from 1:00pm to 2:00pm.

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 21 December 2020

Photo Gallery

Taylor Davison standing in the doorway of the Radio Waterloo control booth
Taylor Davison in the studio

Taylor Davison at the microphone in Studio B
Taylor Davison at the microphone in Studio B

Pictures courtesy of Julian Shanahan from @taytayltaylor on Instagram.

Show notes and podcast interview content is Copyright © 2020 by the participants, and released under a CC BYCreative Commons Attribution Only license. Copy, re-use, and deriviatives works are allowed with attribution to Radio Waterloo and a link to this page. Music selections are copyright by the respective rights holders.

CKMS Community Connections for 14 December 2020 with Jen Hutton, of Women’s Crisis Services Waterloo Region

Show Notes

Portrait of Jen Hutton
Jen Hutton
Moving Beyond Violence (text surrounding a circle with silhoutte of a dragonfly)
#She Is Your Neighbour (WCSWR)

Jen Hutton, the CEO of Women's Crisis Services of Waterloo Region talks to Bob Jonkman about the services offered, the process of getting support, and the podcast She Is Your Neighbour.

The interview starts at 4m45s.

Online:

24 Hour Support Line

Kitchener-Waterloo: +1‑519‑742‑5894
Cambridge: +1‑519‑653‑2422

In danger? Call 911

The Women’s Crisis Services Waterloo Region is holding their Gift of Hope campaign during the holiday season. By donating to Women’s Crisis Services of Waterloo Region you are providing essential services to women and children who have experienced domestic violence and come to WCSWR for support. Donate today!

Podcast

Download: ckms-community-connections-2020-12-14-episode071.mp3 (56.2 MB, 58m30s, episode 071)

Podcast Index

Time Title Artist Album
0m00s Theme for CKMS Community Connections ccc Steve Todd CKMS Community Connections
0m46s Christmas Changes Taylor Davison Christmas Changes (closeup of ornments in a tree)single
4m45s How Bob came across WCSWR looking for podcasts on WR Dashboard; Jen Hutton explains what Women’s Crisis Services is and does; statistics on domestic violence; the kinds of abuse that women suffer; listing the 24 Hour Support Lines: Kitchener-Waterloo: +1‑519‑742‑5894 or Cambridge: +1‑519‑653‑2422, both available to rural townships as well; how to access shelter support; better to prevent domestic abuse from happening in the first place;
20m26s All I Want For Christmas Is You I, The Mountain (Colllage of I, The Mountain members)(single)
24m58s What happens when someone calls the 24 hour support line; receiving calls from family and friends; planning, and things to consider when leaving; what a shelter is like — hotel style, communal dining area; staying at the shelter until housing is available; working with community partners like thrift stores and food banks; providing outreach support after moving out; a network of shelter support services across Ontario;
39m01s Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer (Softtone Remix) Astrocolor Astrocolor | Remixes for Christmas (out-of-focus Christmas lights in front of silhouettes of people)Remixes for Christmas
42m10s Talking about the She Is Your Neighbour podcast, hosted by Jenna Mayne; origins of the podcast; introducing episode 3: A Childhood Experience of Domestic Violence with Chris Linklater
46m49s A Childhood Experience of Domestic Violence with Chris Linklater Women's Crisis Services of Waterloo Region Moving Beyond Violence (text surrounding a circle with silhoutte of a dragonfly)#She Is Your Neighbour (WCSWR)
55m45s Discussing the podcast episode; contact information for WCSWR.

Bob gives the end credits.

CKMS Community Connections Hour One airs on CKMS-FM 102.7 on Monday from 11:00am to Noon, and Hour Two airs on Saturday from 1:00pm to 2:00pm.

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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CKMS Community Connections for 7 December 2020 with Kevin California and ABC Life Literacy Canada

Show Notes

Kevin California, outdoors
Kevin California

Kevin California

Bob Jonkman talks to Kevin California about his new EP Timeless.

The interview starts at 3m53s.

Online:

Timeless (Official Music Video)

Mack Rogers on Jitsi web conference
Mack Rogers
Katherine Arruda on Jitsi web conference
Katherine Arruda

Mack Rogers of ABC Life Literacy Canada and Katherine Arruda of the TD Bank

ABC Life Literacy Canada is A National Literacy Organization. Mack Rogers and Katherine Arruda talk to Bob Jonkman about November’s Financial Literacy Month program at Kitchener Public Library, and go over a few examples.

The interview starts at 37m04s

Online:

Podcast

Download: ckms-community-connections-2020-12-07-episode070.mp3 (53.7 MB, 55m53s, episode 070)

Podcast Index

Time Title Artist Album
0m00s Theme for CKMS Community Connections ccc Steve Todd CKMS Community Connections
0m44s Lover and Best Friend Kevin California (a Newton's Cradle with a heart where the second ball should be)Timeless
3m53s Kevin California’s origins in Waterloo and travels elsewhere, developing as a musician, using his degree in kinesiology, doing production work on his albums, credits to the staff working on Timeless, describing the Timeless video
18m17s Timeless Kevin California (a Newton's Cradle with a heart where the second ball should be)Timeless
22m23s More chatting with Kevin California: More album credits, how to shoot a music video, preparing footage for the next video and the next album. Introducing Currency.
34m07s Currency Kevin California (a Newton's Cradle with a heart where the second ball should be)Timeless
37m04s Bob Jonkman talks to Mack Rogers and Katherine Arruda. Mack explains Life Literacy Canada and National Literacy Month; moving the Money Matters program at Kitchener Public Library online. The goal is to raise people’ confidence with finance, how to save, how to take out a loan; making sure the program is accessible to everyone. Working with TD Bank experts to explain financial products, and to be an on-going contact for participants. Katherine explains the contents of the program, how people get signed up (through the library). Providing access to financial resources online. Katherine teaches Bob the basics of financial literacy – ask questions, review budgets, get companies to reduce their rates. Talking about investments and retirements. ABC Life Literace continues to do online learning with community groups, these are all free.
56m00s 2 Lane Blacktop Lies
and Bob gives the end credits and a plug for the 25 Hour Xmas Radiothon starting Thursday at 8pm.
Dan Walsh Dan Walsh | Virtusoso (Dan Walsh playing guitar)Virtusoso

CKMS Community Connections Hour One airs on CKMS-FM 102.7 on Monday from 11:00am to Noon, and Hour Two airs on Saturday from 1:00pm to 2:00pm.

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 7 December 2020

Show notes and podcast interview content is Copyright © 2020 by the participants, and released under a CC BYCreative Commons Attribution Only license. Copy, re-use, and deriviatives works are allowed with attribution to Radio Waterloo and a link to this page. Music selections are copyright by the respective rights holders.

CKMS Community Connections for 30 November 2020 with Chuck Howitt

Show Notes

Chuck Howitt at the CKMS 102.7 FM microphone
Chuck Howitt

Chuck Howitt, author of BlackBerry Town | How high tech success has played out in Kitchener-Waterloo | Chuck HowittBlackBerry Town joins Bob Jonkman to talk about writing, journalism, and technology.

You can buy BlackBerry Town Online at Lorimer or from Words Worth Books in downtown Waterloo.

The interview starts at 5m30s.

Online:

Podcast

Download: ckms-community-connections-2020-11-30-episode069.mp3 (56.2 MB , 58m30s, episode 069)

Podcast Index

Time Title Artist Album
0m00s Theme for CKMS Community Connections ccc Steve Todd CKMS Community Connections
00m48s Take It In/Vertigo In/Vertigo - Sex Love & Chaos (a ring of fire with a serpent on sword)Sex Love & Chaos
4m27s Bob introduces In/Vertigo, reads Keaton’s letter
5m30s Chuck Howitt talks about his time at The Record; how BlackBerry Town came to be; the research involved in writing a book; a rival book, Losing The Signal appears; finding a publisher with the help of Steve Izma; Lorimer Publishing accepts, but imposes a deadline. Chuck writes to meet the deadline; changes suggested by Lorimer made it a better book. Not a history book, but about people and stories and technology. Chuck explains what happened with RIM and its stock options. Talking about patents, patent trolls, and RIM’s patent lawsuit. What took BlackBerry down? Chuck thinks it was distractions (buying hockey teams, physics institutes), complacency, and failure to innovate. Discussing the technology offered by the competition. With RIM’s centralized infrastructure, how secure was the BlackBerry technology really? Chuck Howitt reads some excerpts from BlackBerry Town. Talking about other technology companies in Waterloo. “Unicorn companies”, worth billions of dollars on paper, but what are they really worth? Promoting the book in the media. Chuck is now writing a blog. How to buy the book: Online at Lorimer, IRL at Words Worth Books. Audio book on CKMS-FM? Stay tuned!
57m10s Empty To Fill
and Bob Jonkman gives the end credits
Peach & Quiet Peach & Quiet - Just Beyond The Shine (top of a peach in the shape of lips with a finger in the shushing position)Just Beyond the Shine

CKMS Community Connections Hour One airs on CKMS-FM 102.7 on Monday from 11:00am to Noon, and Hour Two airs on Saturday from Noon to 1:00pm.

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Bonus Footage

YouTube: CKMS Community Connections for 30 November 2020

Show notes and podcast interview content is Copyright © 2020 by the participants, and released under a CC BYCreative Commons Attribution Only license. Copy, re-use, and deriviatives works are allowed with attribution to Radio Waterloo and a link to this page. Music selections are copyright by the respective rights holders.

CKMS Community Connections for 16 November 2020 with Dan Walsh of Guitars For Kids

 

Show Notes

Dan Walsh (wearing headphones)
Dan Walsh

Dan Walsh joins Bob Jonkman to play some guitar, and to talk about Guitars For Kids Waterloo Region and the fundraiser they’re having on Sunday 22 November 2020.

The interview starts at 4m52s.

Dan Walsh Online:


Guitars For Kids (illustration of a guitar)

Guitars For Kids Online:


Guitars For Kids (image in the shape of a guitar pick, with a guitar body)

Guitars For Kids Upcoming Events

Podcast

Download: ckms-community-connections-2020-11-16-episode068.mp3 (56.7 MB, 59m00s, episode 068)

Podcast Index

Exclusive tracks recorded in the CKMS-FM 102.7 Radio Waterloo Studio are now available! Right-click on a linked track title to download!

Time Title Artist Album
0m00s Theme for CKMS Community Connections ccc Steve Todd CKMS Community Connections
0m26s Universal Diesel Dan Walsh Dan Walsh | Virtusoso (Dan Walsh playing guitar)Virtusoso
4m53s Dan Walsh tells Bob Jonkman it’s “Virtusoso”, not “Virtuoso”. Talking about beards, playing guitar, teaching, how it was in “before times”, performing online, cancelled shows in the event list, the vibe of playing live, talking about The Moonshine Café,
20m35s Bricks
Live, On-Air, In-Studio!
Dan Walsh Dan Walsh | LEWP (headstock of a guitar with the Beardzone logo)LEWP
23m15s LEWP is “Line Echo Weather Pattern”; Dan’s 2006 National Replicon 14 guitar, the mojo of guitar sound. Practicing or playing? Experimenting with Open Tuning. Where’s the soul in music? Not in Nashville, apparently… Stolen guitars, sentimental value.
37m57s Movin’ On
Live, On-Air, In-Studio!
Dan Walsh

Bentbeard Logo (ilustration of Dan Walsh's head and beard)
Bentbeard
41m51s Interpreting Movin’ On, recovering a stolen guitar. Too many guitars? Getting around to Guitars For Kids Waterloo Region and the fundraiser; “Blue Box for Guitars”; how people donate guitars; the spread of Guitars For Kids across the country and North America; the donors that provide services to GFK; Video documentary coming out on Sunday, 22 November 2020 at http://guitarsforkids.ca/; Art Guitar auction at https://www.32auctions.com/gfkwr.
58m44s Drive Me To Drink
Excerpt as Bob signs off for the week
Chelsey Danfield Chelsey Danfield | Cowboy (portrait of Chelsey Danfield surrounded by flowers)Cowboy

CKMS Community Connections Hour One airs on CKMS-FM 102.7 on Monday from 11:00am to Noon, and Hour Two airs on Saturday from Noon to 1:00pm.

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Bonus Footage

YouTube: CKMS Community Connections for 16 November 2020

In the Radio Waterloo Studio B looking through the window to the control room (Studio A), with Bob Jonkman in the background and Dan Walsh's National Replicon 14 resonator guitar in the foreground
In the studio for CKMS Community Connections. That’s Dan Walsh’s National Replicon 14 resonator guitar in the foreground. Picture by Dan Walsh.

Show notes and podcast interview content is Copyright © 2020 by the participants, and released under a CC BYCreative Commons Attribution Only license. Copy, re-use, and deriviatives works are allowed with attribution to Radio Waterloo and a link to this page. Music selections are copyright by the respective rights holders.

CKMS Community Connections for 9 November 2020 with Jim Stewart and Riani de Wet of Waterloo Region Health Coalition

Show Notes

Jim Stewart and Riani de Wet at the microphone
Jim Stewart and Riani de Wet in May 2019

Jim Stewart and Riani de Wet of the Waterloo Region Health Coalition return to CKMS Community Connections to talk about the new legislation for Long Term Care facilities and privatization of health care.

Previous appearance on CCC: 27 May 2019.

The interview starts at 3m23s.

Online:


Ontario Health Coalition | Protecting public healthcare for all

See also:

Additional Notes from WRHC:

November 2, 2020 

For Immediate Release Attn: Assignment Editor 

Ford’s 4-hour long-term care announcement too late: 

Need commitment to deal with staffing crisis now 

Toronto – While the Ontario Health Coalition is happy that the Ford government has finally adopted the 4-hour  minimum care standard as policy, the timeline that they have given is so long that it is meaningless for the people  who are suffering and dying in long-term care now, warns the Coalition. The Coalition has been working to win a  minimum care standard in long-term care for more than 20 years, since the Harris government removed the existing  care standard in the late 1990s. For at least 15 years this has been a priority issue and the Health Coalition has held  countless events and activities to pressure consecutive governments to bring it in. Today the Ford government  announced that it has adopted the 4-hour target but will not commit to implementing it until 2024/25, four years  and a provincial election away. 

“Too much of the government’s response to date has been focused on PR at the expense of concrete measures, said  Natalie Mehra, executive director of the Ontario Health Coalition. “There is much more that the Ford government could do right now to save lives and get care levels up, so announcing a care standard four years from now is just not  good enough.” 

“Ontarians need to know what concrete recruitment and training is going to happen right now to get staff into the  homes and to move us toward the four-hour minimum average care level as quickly as possible,” Ms. Mehra went on  to say. 

For example: 

  • 4 months ago, at the beginning of June, Quebec’s government launched a recruitment drive backed by the  full power of government and funded fully to get 10,000 PSW-equivalent workers, paid them $21 per hour  for training, increased wages to $26 an hour and is deploying this small army of workers into the homes. 
  • British Columbia’s government took action 6 months ago to provide full time work and an increased wage of  $21.75 per hour for PSWs in long-term care to stabilize the workforce. 
  • In contrast, Ontario’s government did nothing substantial in the summer months when there was a lull in  COVID-19 cases and should have been planning for the fall. Finally in September, they announced funding  and training for 2000 PSWs along with a series of piecemeal funding and training; no big recruitment drive,  no full time work, no improvement in wages and working conditions that would attract people to this work.  They also renewed the pandemic pay until March, but at $1 per hour less than it was in the summer.

“We are happy that the minimum care standard is finally, belatedly, adopted as policy but we cannot allow this to be  the way that this government tries to shut down the legitimate criticism about their inadequate response. We  desperately need staff in the homes now. It is in this government’s power to do more. Why will they not do it?”  concluded Ms. Mehra.

15 Gervais Drive, Suite 201, Toronto, Ontario M3C 1Y8 Tel: 416-441-2502 Email: ohc@sympatico.ca Web: www.ontariohealthcoalition.ca 

November 4, 2020 

Attn: Assignment Editor For Immediate Release 

Almost Four Dozen People Who Applied to Testify Before the  

Ontario Legislature’s Standing Committee on Bill 218 Limiting Legal Liability  for COVID-19 Harms for Long-Term Care Homes and Others, 

Cut Out of the Hearings Today 

Toronto – Increasingly frustrated with the lack of accountability for the response to COVID-19 in Ontario’s long-term  care homes, Coalition executive director Natalie Mehra called today’s revelation that dozens of people who applied  for standing in today’s legislative hearings on Bill 218 which limits legal liability for the home operators, “Injustice  heaped upon injustice,” for the families of those who have died.  

A number of family members and their lawyers were among those cut from the hearings, as the Ford government has  limited the hearings to one part-day meaning that there are only 15 spaces for people to be heard. The government  gave almost no notice for the hearings, which are being held this afternoon, so families spent hours in the past two  days reliving the horrors of the last days of their loved ones lives while trying to write up their presentations, only to  find that they will not be heard, Ms. Mehra reported. “It is heartbreaking, just so wrong,” she said. 

Fifty-eight people applied for standing and only 15 are being heard. The practice of severely limiting public hearings  has reached unprecedented levels under the Ford government which has also changed the rules of the Legislature to  enable themselves to pass bills with unprecedented speed. 

“There is no reason that the government cannot extend the hearings to one more day to hear from people who have  been directly impacted in the most devastating of ways,” she said. “We are calling on the government to extend the  hearings and give the families the ability to have input on this legislation that directly impacts their attempt to seek  justice.” 

Bill 218 raises the legal bar for those suing for COVID-19 harms to gross negligence from simple negligence. It  redefines “good faith effort” which usually means a reasonable and competent effort to say that long-term care and  retirement homes, among others, just had to make an “honest effort, whether reasonable or not”, thereby making it  both harder to sue and easier to defend. It makes these measures retroactive to March 17, 2020, the week that  COVID-19 began to spread in long-term care homes, impacting more than two dozen class action and legal suits that  are already underway against for-profit long-term care homes that were responsible for more than half of the COVID 19 deaths in Ontario’s homes in the first wave of the pandemic, a trend that is shaping up to be the same or worse in  the second wave, reported the Coalition. 

The Health Coalition, which opposes these measures for long-term care and retirement homes, will testify before the  Standing Committee on Justice Policy at 1 p.m. today and will call on the committee to extend the hearings.

15 Gervais Drive, Suite 201, Toronto, Ontario M3C 1Y8 Tel: 416-441-2502 Email: ohc@sympatico.ca Web: www.ontariohealthcoalition.ca 

Podcast

Download: ckms-community-connections-2020-11-09-episode067.mp3 (56.4 MB , 58m44s, episode 067)

Podcast Index

Time Title Artist Album
0m00s Theme for CKMS Community Connections ccc Steve Todd CKMS Community Connections
0m25s Currency Kevin California (a Newton's Cradle with a heart where the second ball should be)Timeless
3m23s Bob Jonkman and Jim Stewart talk about the state of the Covid pandemic in Ontario, and are joined by Riani de Wet to discuss long term care legislation.
58m01s Ridin’ With A Thief
while Bob gives the end credits.
Dan Walsh Dan Walsh | Virtuoso (Dan Walsh playing guitar)Virtuoso

CKMS Community Connections Hour One airs on CKMS-FM 102.7 on Monday from 11:00am to Noon, and Hour Two airs on Saturday from Noon to 1:00pm.

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Bonus Footage

YouTube: CKMS Community Connections for 9 November 2020

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I AM EVERYTHING – Ep 3: State Of I (Ft Under Stolen Skies) (11.06.20)

  1. Travis Scott – Franchise (Remix)
  2. ’68 – Nervous Passenger
  3. Under Stolen Skies – State Of I*
  4. The OBGM’s – Karen O’s
  5.  KRS One – MC’s Act Like They Don’t Care
  6. Bedhead – Fight No More
  7. Busta Rhymes – Strap Yourself Down
  8. No Warning – The City
  9. Fever 333 (Ft DMC)– Like An Animal

I AM EVERYTHING – EP 2: MOXIE CRIMEFIGHTER (10.30.20)

  1. Royal Blood – Troubles Coming
  2. Kid Bookie – Whos Next
  3. Jhenny Beth – Flower
  4. Bring Me The Horizon (Ft YUNGBLUD) – Obey
  5. Idles – Danny Nedelko
  6. JPEGMAFIA – Bald
  7. Palaye Royal – Fkn With My Head
  8. Mourn – Stay There
  9. Marilyn Manson – Broken Needle

CKMS Community Connections for 2 November 2020 with Denny Copf from Tomacco

Show Notes

The members of Tomacco with a logo in the corner
Tomacco

Today Bob Jonkman talks with Denny Copf, lead singer and songwriter for the Toronto-based band Tomacco.

The interview starts at 3m19s.

Online:

Podcast

Download: ckms-community-connections-2020-11-02-episode066.mp3 (56.5 MB, 58m45s, episode 066)

Podcast Index

Time Title Artist Album
0m00s Theme for CKMS Community Connections ccc Steve Todd CKMS Community Connections
0m26s Bob Jonkman encourages listeners to make a donation to the Friends of CKMS Funding Drive 2020
1m37s Shady Nasty Tomacco Tomacco (painting of a tomato and a guitar riding in a car in the desert)Vagabond
3m19s Bob Jonkman talks to Denny Copf about the style of Tomacco‘s music (Spoiler: It’s “Rock / Funk”), playing shared venues, the tribulations of drummers, the line-up of the band, playing large and prestigious venues, a bit of band history, streaming a show during the pandemic shutdown, the trouble with services shutting down streams for copyright violations.
14m49s Mister Twister Tomacco Tomacco (painting of a tomato and a guitar riding in a car in the desert)Vagabond
19m01s About the Mister Twister video setup, the visual production for live shows, what brought Denny to play Funk/Rock, how Funk comes and goes in the mainstream, Denny’s musical background, using the pandemic to work on refining his music.
26m47s Together Tomacco Album cover for Tomacco (graphical illustration of a tomato with the words "Tomacco" inside)Tomacco
33m03s Producing the first Tomacco EP, realizing revenue from performing and streaming, using the pandemic to hone his craft. Bob makes another fundraising appeal. Inviting other bands to submit music. Talking about being a musician and a social justice advocate, events Tomacco has, upcoming social justice
43m54s While I Fall Tomacco Tomacco (painting of a tomato and a guitar riding in a car in the desert)Vagabond
47m37s How Denny came to name the band “Tomacco“, both a Simpsons reference and incorporates some GMO awareness. Listing the social media and online presence for Tomacco. Upcoming project: A new EP, discussing the setup and software tools used to self-produce an album. Another project: Filming an analysis on how bands are dealing with Covid. Working Covid into song lyrics.
57m53s Rebellion Da Funk
while Bob gives the end credits and makes a final fundraising request.
Tomacco Album cover for Tomacco (graphical illustration of a tomato with the words "Tomacco" inside)Tomacco

CKMS Community Connections Hour One airs on CKMS-FM 102.7 on Monday from 11:00am to Noon, and Hour Two airs on Saturday from Noon to 1:00pm.

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Bonus Footage

YouTube: CKMS Community Connections for 2 November 2020

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I Am Everything – Ep 1: Pilot (10.23.20)


  1. Metz – Wet Blanket (CND)
  2. AC/DC – Shot In The Dark
  3. Bring Me The Horizon – Teardops
  4. Dead Quiet – Forever Unsung (CND)
  5. Kid Karate – Two Times
  6. Monowhales – Take It Back (CND)
  7. Fever333 – Biteback
  8. Disturbed – Sound Of Silence
  9. Joyner Lucas – Things Iv Seen
  10. No Warning – Torture Culture (CND)
  11. Kids See Ghosts – Reborn
  12. Idles – Ne Touche Pas Moi

 

CKMS Community Connections for 26 October 2020 with Aaron of Dichroma and John MacDonald of the Kitchener Festival of Neighbourhoods

 

Show Notes

Dichroma (wordmark and text from their website)

Aaron of Dichroma

Bob Jonkman speaks with Aaron about the music of Dichroma, the band itself, how Covid has affected the band, and the production of their new EP, possibly called Two and possibly to come out this Friday, 30 October 2020.

The interview starts at 5m55s. Sadly, the phone connection was not very good.

Online:

John MacDonald (headshot)
John MacDonald

John MacDonald of the Kitchener Festival of Neighbourhoods

John MacDonald joins Bob Jonkman on a web conference to talk about the Kitchener Festival of Neighbourhoods, what the organization does, how it operates with the City, and the upcoming festival on Sunday 15 November 2020.

The interview starts at 32m25s.

Online:

Upcoming Events

Podcast

Download: ckms-community-connections-2020-10-26-episode065.mp3 (51.4 MB, 56m21s, episode 065)

Podcast Index

Time Title Artist Album
0m00s Theme for CKMS Community Connections ccc Steve Todd CKMS Community Connections
0m25s Bob Jonkman makes a pitch for donations during our CKMS Funding Drive 2020 and explains why you might want to start a show.
2m03s Cause And Consequence Dichroma Dichroma - One (the word DICHROMA on a crumbling wall, B&W)One
0m25s Bob Jonkman talks with Aaron of Dichroma
23m28s Oxygen Dichroma Dichroma - One (the word DICHROMA on a crumbling wall, B&W)One
28m26s Another pitch for raising funds
30m42s Crazy Arms GelaX Dreamonic | Gelax (illustration of a man dragging a woman)Dreamonic
32m24s Bob chats with John MacDonald about the Festival of Neighbourhoods and the upcoming A Mosaic of Neighbourhoods online celebration.
50m36s Heal Your Soul Jacob Bradshaw (Portrait of Jacob Bradshaw with a "Parental Advisory | Explicit Content" sticker in the lower left corner)(single)
54m23s Extro for Jacob Bradshaw, a final pitch for fundraising, end credits.

CKMS Community Connections Hour One airs on CKMS-FM 102.7 on Monday from 11:00am to Noon, and Hour Two airs on Saturday from Noon to 1:00pm.

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Bonus Footage

YouTube: CKMS Community Connections for 10 October 2020

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CKMS Community Connections for 19 October 2020 with Jeremy Gignoux

Show Notes

Jeremy Gignoux playing the fiddle
Jeremy Gignoux

The interview starts at 4m01s.

Online:

Upcoming Events

Podcast

Download: ckms-community-connections-2020-10-19-episode064.mp3 (56.7 MB, 59m00s, episode 064)

Podcast Index

Time Title Artist Album
0m00s Theme for CKMS Community Connections ccc Steve Todd CKMS Community Connections
00m26s Extension Chord Jeremy Gignoux Jeremy Gignoux | Cinacoustic (illustration of musical instruments cavorting)Cinacoustic
4m01s Jeremy Gignoux and Bob Jonkman talk about Extension Chord, Calgary, studying composition, Greek musicology and Pythagoras, composition technique, and a technical discussion on resolving notes which Jeremy demonstrates on the piano.
19m40s Technicolour Jeremy Gignoux Jeremy Gignoux | Cinacoustic (illustration of musical instruments cavorting)Cinacoustic
25m00s Analyzing Technicolour, talking about the Cinacoustic album, the personnel, influenced by Stéphane Grappelli and Django Reinhardt, the banjoline, working on new skills and projects during Covid downtime, the pedal steel guitar, the viola. Fidde player or vio
35m45s Fiddle Demo Jeremy Gignoux Jeremy Gignoux (album cover) (Jeremy Gignoux staring into the sky)Fiddle Demo
38m58s Jeremy Gignoux talks about fiddle music. Fiddle music is folk music, music of the people, all over the world. Fiddle styles are like accents in language. Is classical violin music more difficult?
49,18s Classical Demo Jeremy Gignoux Jeremy Gignoux (album cover) (Jeremy Gignoux staring into the sky)Classical Demo
52m24s Talking about classical music. There’s a spectrum of style from classical violin to fiddle and even jazz violin. Upcoming jazz concert in Calgary. Contact info, social media info, streaming and purchase info for Jeremy Gignoux and his music.
58m18s Climate Rag
and Bob Jonkman gives the end credits.
Jeremy Gignoux Jeremy Gignoux | Cinacoustic (illustration of musical instruments cavorting)Cinacoustic

CKMS Community Connections Hour One airs on CKMS-FM 102.7 on Monday from 11:00am to Noon, and Hour Two airs on Saturday from Noon to 1:00pm.

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Bonus Footage

YouTube: CKMS Community Connections for 19 October 2020

The YouTube Editor seems to have trimmed the *end* of the video, not the start, so now it has 20 minutes of Musician’s FAQ (a fine show), but is missing 20 minutes with Jeremy Gignoux. You’ll just have to listen to the podcast…

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CKMS Community Connections for 17 October 2020 with May Cooper of Changemakers Without Borders

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Show Notes

May Cooper, host of the CKMS-FM program Changemakers Without Borders | with May Cooper (May Cooper next to a globe with a swirly pattern)Changemakers Without Borders joins Jordan Dorans to celebrate the 43rd anniversary of CKMS-FM Radio Waterloo.

The interview starts at 22m20s.

Podcast

Download: ckms-community-connections-2020-10-17-episode063.mp3 (46.8 MB, 48m42s, episode 063)

CKMS Community Connections Hour One airs on CKMS-FM 102.7 on Monday from 11:00am to Noon, and Hour Two airs on Saturday from Noon to 1:00pm.

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Bonus Footage

YouTube: CKMS Community Connections for 17 October 2020

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CKMS Community Connections for 12 October 2020 with Chrissy Newton of Alt.Pop.Repeat

Show Notes

Portrait of Chrissy Newton
Chrissy Newton

Chrissy Newton joins Bob Jonkman to talk about the Alt.Pop.Repeat podcast.

The interview starts at 8m04s.

Alt.Pop.Repeat Online:

Chrissy Newton Online:

Podcast

Download: ckms-community-connections-2020-10-12-episode062.mp3 (56.7 MB, 59m00s, episode 062)

Podcast Index

Time Title Artist Album
0m00s Theme for CKMS Community Connections ccc Steve Todd CKMS Community Connections
0m26s While I Fall Tomacco Tomacco (painting of a tomato and a guitar riding in a car in the desert)Vagabond
4m06s What Tomorrow Brings Elliott and the Audio Kings Elliott and the Audio Kings (B&W picture of Elliott and two others on a red background)Elliott and the Audio Kings
7m35s Thanksgiving, Covid safety, introducing Alt.Pop.Repeat, explaining “Counterculture”, the joy of podcasting and community radio, listing the episodes, finding counterculture, researching counterculture.
18m41s Blade of Grass Lara MacMillan Lara MacMillan (portrait of Lara MacMillan)Lara MacMillan
21m47s Taking pictures, retro-counterculture, having Alt.Pop.Repeat on Dash Radio, producing podcasts is timeconsuming, new episode on Tuesday 13 October 2020 about Yoga with Faith Hunter
29m20s Europa Andy Klaehn End Of A Perfect Day (cityscape at night)End Of A Perfect Day
34m00s Excerpt from Alt.Pop.Repeat‘s episode Legally High: The Cannabis Episode (w/ Tommy Chong) and the analysis, “The Sync”. The structure of podcasts, launching WR Podcasts, finding people for podcasts, podcasting is publicity, podcasting is informing people about differences and similarities, the cycle of counterculture to pop culture and back again, contacting Chrissy Newton and Alt.Pop.Repeat
57m05s Drive Me to Drink Chelsey Danfield Chelsey Danfield | Cowboy (portrait of Chelsey Danfield surrounded by flowers)Cowboy
58m24s Lightning
while Bob Jonkman gives the end credits.

CKMS Community Connections Hour One airs on CKMS-FM 102.7 on Monday from 11:00am to Noon, and Hour Two airs on Saturday from Noon to 1:00pm.

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Bonus Podcast Episode


Alt.Pop.Repeat: S1E8 – Legally High: The Cannabis Episode (w/ Tommy Chong), 85.1 MB, 1h00m29s

Bonus Footage

YouTube: CKMS Community Connections for 12 October 2020

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CKMS Community Connections for 5 October 2020 with David Marskell of THEMUSEUM

Show Notes

David Marskell at the microphone
David Marskell
Bob Jonkman chats with David Marskell of THEMUSEUM about the operation of a museum, the exhibits, the history, and upcoming exhibits. And we play some CanCon and local KWCon music too!

The interview starts at 6m35s.

Online:

M | THEMUSEUM (white M and text on a red background)

Upcoming Events

See all the events on THEMUSEUM‘s Events calendar.

Podcast

Download: ckms-community-connections-2020-10-05-episode061.mp3 (57.7 MB, 59m59s, episode 061)

Podcast Index

Time Title Artist Album
0m00s Theme for CKMS Community Connections ccc Steve Todd CKMS Community Connections
0m26s My Time Bano
(now Astral Gates)
Astral Gates (text in a circle with psychedelic illustrations surrounding)Astral Gates
4m26s Dangerous Girl
5m35s Bob reads the bio for Bano, now known as Astral Gates. Chatting with David Marskell: The state of THEMUSEUM during the pandemic, both physical and online. Reviewing some current events at THEMUSEUM. A bit of history, how THEMUSEUM came to downtown Kitchener. THEMUSEUM is still open for weddings; other collaborative exhibits with the CNE and Bingemans. Permanent exhibits as remnants from The Children’s Museum, some more history. Still open for walk-in visitors, seniors’ program, couples. About the Alarm exhibit (open until January 2021), the Land Back Camp exhibit, Music and Islamic Art. About the Underground Studio, a makerspace for STEAM.
19m24s Cowboy Chelsey Danfield Chelsey Danfield | Cowboy (portrait of Chelsey Danfield surrounded by flowers)Cowboy
22m18s Chatting with David Marskell about the branding of THEMUSEUM, with no collection it is officially THEMUSEUM of Ideas Transcending Objects; David Marskell’s background at other organizations; staffing at THEMUSEUM; partnerships with other museums and organizations; working online. Talking about funding THEMUSEUM.
41m07s Heal Your Soul Jacob Bradshaw
(Portrait of Jacob Bradshaw with a "Parental Advisory | Explicit Content" sticker in the lower left corner)
Jacob Bradshaw
(single)
45m15s Bob reads Jacob Bradshaw’s e-mail to the station. Chatting with David Marskell about show business; the structure of THEMUSEUM – Board of Directors, volunteering, marketing. Introducing the upcoming blockbuster exhibition: The Rolling Stones | UNZIPPED
56m40s Gimme Shelter
and Bob Jonkman gives the show credits
The Rolling Stones Rolling Stones Let It Bleed (four plastic figures on a cake, on a tire, on a pancake, on a plate, on a film can, all on a record player spindle over a 12 inch vinyl record with a grammophone arm on it)Let It Bleed

CKMS Community Connections Hour One airs on CKMS-FM 102.7 on Monday from 11:00am to Noon, and Hour Two airs on Saturday from Noon to 1:00pm.

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Bonus Footage

YouTube: CKMS Community Connections for 5 October 2020

Please pardon the persistent on-screen graphic. I was trying out some new-to-me software (OBS Studio), but I don’t have enough hands to do both radio and video at the same time…

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CKMS Community Connections for 21 September 2020 with JSP and Felix Ranchero of the Atardecer Ranchero program

Show Notes

Bob Jonkman interviews musician JSP, and co-hosts the program with Felix Ranchero of Atardecer Ranchero, which airs on CKMS-FM 102.7 on Thursdays from 4:00pm to 6:00pm.

JSP (wearing a sheepskin coat with the collar covering his mouth)
JSP

JSP

The interview starts at 9m12s.

Online:


Atardecer Rancher | CKMS 102.7 FM Radio Waterloo | Horario de 04:00pm - 06:00pm | Tiempo del Este | Tel: 519-884-2567

Atardecer Ranchero / Dusk On The Ranch

Atardecer Ranchero currently airs on CKMS-FM 102.7 every Thursday afternoon from 4:00pm to 6:00pm.

Online:

Podcast

Download: ckms-community-connections-2020-09-21-episode060.mp3 (56.4 MB, 58m37s, episode 060)

Podcast Index

Time Title Artist Album
0m00s Theme for CKMS Community Connections ccc Steve Todd CKMS Community Connections
0m26s Hostages Cooless Cooless | Hostages (high-colour illustration of a young girl holding a gun)
Hostages
4m45s The End Begins
7m20s Bio info for Cooless, trying to introduce JSP
8m21s Becky’s Back Cooless Cooless | Hostages (high-colour illustration of a young girl holding a gun)
Hostages
9m12s Talking to JSP about Don’t Worry, his new single made during quarantine; the ideas that led to the single, distribution on radio and Spotify; “JSP” was “Jay Superior”, discussing earlier works, and JSP’s art in other media. Talking about JSP’s studio and equipment, live performances. Introducing Don’t Worry.
23m51s Don’t Worry JSP Picture of JSP, upside down
(single)
28m09s Discussion with Felix Ranchero of Atardecer Ranchero / Dusk On The Ranch, Felix’s history on radio, language differences between Salvadorean and European Spanish. A bit of history of Bob Jonkman, too. Talking about community radio, how community radio works, involvement of the community. Talking about Jenniefer Stronge’s vision for CKMS Community Connections. Promoting the Host Your Own Show program, playing Rob Curwain’s HYOS promo.
50m37s Coward Of The County Kenny Rogers Kenny Rogers | Coward Of The County (logo at the top, portrait of Kenny Rogers below)
Coward Of The County
54m49s Val Scheer promotes Host Your Own Show, how to listen to Radio Waterloo and Atardecer Ranchero; end credits
57m54s That Ain’t Me Anymore James Blacktop and The Boys & I That Ain't Me Anymore - The Boys & I (album cover)Single

CKMS Community Connections Hour One airs on CKMS-FM 102.7 on Monday from 11:00am to Noon, and Hour Two airs on Saturday from Noon to 1:00pm.

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Bonus Footage

YouTube: CKMS Community Connections for 21 September 2020

Extra Bonus Footage

Posted by Felix Ranchero on Monday, September 21, 2020

Facebook: Felix Ranchero was live.

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CKMS Community Connections for 14 September 2020 with Shiv Talwar and Robyn LeBron-Anders of the Spiritual Heritage Education Network

Show Notes

Shiv Talwar at the microphone
Shiv Talwar
Robyn LeBron-Anders
Robyn LeBron-Anders
Shiv Talwar and Robyn LeBron-Anders join Bob Jonkman to talk about the Spiritual Heritage Education Network (SHEN), the upcoming “Teaching Unity in Diversity” conference, the books they’ve written. Shiv even conducts a breathing workshop for Bob!

The interview starts at 3m44s.

Spiritual Heritage Education Network:

Robyn Lebron-Anders

Deep Breathing Sessions

Deep Breathing Sessions with Shiv Talwar are held every Monday evening from 7:00pm to 8:30pm on Zoom through the Civic Hub Online. Workshops are on hold while Shiv is giving lectures and preparing for the conference; they’ll resume on Monday, 5 October 2020.

Session details:

Saturday, September 26 (10:00am – 12:30pm, EDT)
  • Introduction to the Spiritual Heritage Education Network (SHEN)
  • Sharing of SHEN’s work over the past 20 years’ contemplative education
  • The proposal to re-envision and redesign education
Sunday, October 4 (10:00am – 12:30pm, EDT)
  • What is holistic science?
  • The convergence of metaphysics, scripture, and modern science
Saturday, October 10 (10:00am – 12:30pm, EDT)
  • Why contemplative education?
  • What does it help us see and learn that we can’t from traditional education models?
  • How do we get there?
  • Examples of contemplative education from the past and present. How does it inform our work?
Sunday, October 18 (10:00am – 12:30pm, EDT)
  • Overview of conference working sessions to date and next steps for the proposal
  • Integrating contemplative education in educational models worldwide and implications for public policy

Register on Zoom

Agenda for each session:

  • 10:00am — 10:10am: Introductions
  • 10:10am — 11:00am: Presentation and comment/reflection on key theme
  • 11:00am — 11:15am: Break
  • 11:15am — 12:30pm: Curated discussions

Podcast

Download: ckms-community-connections-2020-09-14-episode059.mp3 (55.4 MB, 57m36s, episode 059)

Podcast Index

Time Title Artist Album
0m00s Theme for CKMS Community Connections ccc Steve Todd CKMS Community Connections
0m26s Slip Away D. Marvan Slip Away | D. Marvan (yellow letters on an indistinct B&W background)
(single)
3m44s Shiv Talwar introduces the Envision the Future of Education conference, SHEN, the Spiritual Heritage Education Network, and the goals of the organization and the conference. Robyn LeBron-Anders will speak at the conference to put Shiv’s ideas into layman’s language.
23m14s Kids Cooless Cooless | Hostages (high-colour illustration of a young girl holding a gun)
Hostages
24m37s Royal Blue
25m00s Shiv gives Bob a personalized workshop on breathing.
37m55s Mario Takes A Walk Jesse Cook Jesse Cook Gravity (B&W photo of Jesse Cook balancing a guitar on one finger)
Gravity
41m34s Talking to Robyn LeBron-Anders about her books and the work she’s done on creating world religion courses. Final thoughts: Think of your children and grandchildren, and how they can live in harmony with the rest of the world.
54m26s Invierno
and end credits
Juneyt Passion + Music | Juneyt | Fuego (a swirl of red and yellow flames)
Fuego

CKMS Community Connections Hour One airs on CKMS-FM 102.7 on Monday from 11:00am to Noon, and Hour Two airs on Saturday from Noon to 1:00pm.

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Bonus Footage

YouTube: CKMS Community Connections for 14 September 2020

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CKMS Community Connections for 7 September 2020 with Amanda Di Battista from the Laurier Centre for Sustainable Food Systems

Show Notes

Amanda Di Battista at the microphone
Amanda Di Battista
Amanda Di Battista, project coordinator with the Laurier Centre For Sustainable Food Systems joins Bob Jonkman to talk about the research work of the Centre, and the Handpicked Podcast.

The interview starts at 5m56s.

Logo for LCSFS

Laurier Centre for Sustainable Food Systems Online:

Amanda Di Battista:


Handpicked (letter I replaced by a carrot about to be picked)

Handpicked Podcast Online:

The Handpicked Podcast airs on Radio Waterloo on Fridays at 10:00am.

Podcast

Download: ckms-community-connections-2020-09-07-episode058.mp3 (56.9 MB, 59m13s, episode 058)

Podcast Index

Time Title Artist Album
0m00s Theme for CKMS Community Connections ccc Steve Todd CKMS Community Connections
0m42s First Step Sidestreet Dive Sidestreet Dive (typewriter text on plain background)Sidestreet Dive
5m56s Introducing Amanda Di Battista and the Handpicked Podcast; sustainable food systems from seed to compost: localized, ecologically regenerative, socially just, fair, economically viable.

1 in 8 households, and 1 in 6 children are food insecure, don’t have access to or are unable to afford healthy food. It’s worse in Indigenous and Black communities. We need to move people out of poverty so they are able to eat well, and have culturally appropriate food. People across Canada have some of those solutions which are culturally appropriate and help combat climate change.

Research from PROOF on national food insecurity: https://proof.utoronto.ca/food-insecurity/

Waterloo Region on food insecurity in the region: https://www.regionofwaterloo.ca/en/living-here/affordable-food.aspx

Discussing how climate change affects people’s food supply, affected by stewardship of the land. Through the Handpicked Podcast researchers are sharing information across communities in new ways.

Talking about reslience at the Centre for Sustainable Food Systems, including dealing with Covid-19. Dr. Theresa Schumilas and the Open Food Network offers a new way to participate in food markets, allowing people to pivot and respond to the pandemic. It’s totally Open Source and socially just. Allows both producer to retailer, and direct to consumer, eg. Bailey’s Local Food.

Talking about researchers in the field, eg. Dr. Schumilas, looking at food sovereignty, people’s right to food, and linking that with technological sovereignty, the right for people to control their own data. Building trust relationships with communities, determining what research will meet their needs. Working in “Participatory Action Research” or “Community Driven Research”; the Centre works on several projects, amongst them FLEdGE (Food: Locally Embedded, Globally Engaged), international projects in Brazil and Kenya, as well as policy work at the national and global levels.

24m25s Climate Rag (or How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Embrace Change) Jeremy Gignoux Jeremy Gignoux | Cinacoustic (illustration of musical instruments cavorting)Cinacoustic
28m16s The UNESCO Chair on Food, Biodiversity, and Sustainability Studies with chairholder Dr. Alison Blay-Palmer of LCSFS. Amanda lists the wide network of organizations in international areas.

Talking about the City Region Food Systems toolkit, including pandemics and Covid-19 response. Using the UNESCO chair to build more robust networks in Waterloo Region.

Working with the Waterloo Region Food System Round Table.

Urban encroachment on rural areas? Perhaps in the more food-insecure areas.

35m56s Cold Nights Busty And The Bass Eddie (solarized image of people on the side of a red mountain)Eddie
38m27s Sustainable Food Systems as both a cause and a solution to the global climate crisis, a lever for change. Also, Covid-19 is a window into interesting solutions.

Dr. Alison Blay-Palmer is working with CC-UNESCO, other universities, on how to recover from Covid-19, keeping the environment and food systems in mind. The Building Back Better task force, and position papers in iPolitics. How/where to spend recovery money to have the biggest effect. Prioritizing equity, social justice, and the environmental in the recovery.

Funding for LCSFS comes from Laurier University for operational costs; research is funded through grant writing, some from SSHRC (Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council), government support (some international). No industry funding, so no conflict with research.

Handpicked: Stories From The Field is the LCSFS podcast. There are six episodes in the first season, hosted by Amanda Di Battista and Laine Young, available on all the regular podcast outlets. Telling the stories of the researchers at the LCSFS. This is a way to get the research out into the public, directly from the researchers themselves. Quick synopsis of some current episodes, and next season. Talking about Season 1, Episode 6, the Open Food Network, activist coders, Open Source Software, and the Free Software resources in Waterloo Region.

Talking about Hold The Line celebrating municipal legislation and protecting rural areas from urban encroachment. How other municipalities imagine their roles in sustainable food systems.

Podcasts as a research tool, provides open access to research. Podcasts bring research to life.

58m28s Time Time Double Time Time and end credits. Jeremy Gignoux Jeremy Gignoux | Cinacoustic (illustration of musical instruments cavorting)Cinacoustic

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