Putting Mining in its Place: Mining and Community Resistance in Canada

Date: November 21, 2019Venue: Mackintosh-Corry Hall, D214Time: 1:00 PM – 2:30 PMSpeaker:  Joan Kuyek Joan Kuyek has decades of experience helping to protect Canadian communities from the negative impacts of the mining industry. She will briefly share what she learned: how the Canadian industry is structured, how it maintains power, and how affected communities resist whether they want to stop a mine before it starts, to force governments to protect them, or to get an abandoned mine cleaned-up.

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Kicking off December

Taylor gives us her review for Knives Out and a Wedding Update as we start off our December programming! Mike runs through the rest of the month and our team looks at surprising film news of a strange Julia Roberts casting that almost happened and Bong Joon Ho shares his feelings about Marvel movies.

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Contemporary Art and a Lifetime of Achievement with Jan Allen

Jan Allen, Director at Agnes Etherington Art Centre joins us in this episode. She discusses the Innovation in a Collections-Based Exhibition award granted to the Agnes by he Ontario Association of Art Galleries (OAAG) for the gallery’s  The hold: movements in the contemporary collection (2018), the Lifetime Achievement Award given to her by the OAAG, and the Arts Champion Award she received at the City of Kingston’s 2019 Mayor’s Arts Awards on December 2nd. She also talks about her three-decade long career path at the Agnes, the amazing exhibitions she has curated and organized, and the evolving, evocative and multi-disciplinary nature of contemporary art. Photo by Tim Forbes

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Biology Baubles Ep.1 No Brainers (Coming Soon)

At some point, living organisms developped consciousness. What better way to understand where we are in the present than by investigating our past? This pilot episode, No Brainers, me and beloved on-campus singer superstar Sam Zimmerman learn about our brainless predecessors and talk about the implications of some shocking findings on various deep-sea animals.

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One-Hit Wonders
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Loggins jamming?

CAN DAVE LOGGINS FOLLOW UP HIS BIG HIT PLEASE COME TO BOSTON? FIND OUT NEXT ON ONE-HIT WONDERS:THE FOLLOW UPS! SOMEDAY, DAVE LOGGINS SUZIE FOUND A WEAPON, RANDY VAN WARMER IF YOU THINK YOU KNOW HER, SMOKIE LAND OF A THOUSAND DANCES, CHRIS KENNER WHISKEY IN THE JAR, THIN LIZZY FREDERICK, PATTI SMITH GROUP HERE COMES THE NIGHT, NICK GILDER RHUMBA GIRL, NICOLETTE LARSON

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Brexit: Recaps, Updates and Predictions (With Guest: Professor Grant Amyot)

This month on Right of Reply, Hosts Itamar and Jeff sit down with professor Grant Amyot to discuss all the latest new relating to Brexit. This episode focuses both on some of the basics of Brexit, as well as diving into some of the more recent and complex developments. Whether you are new to following Brexit or have been an avid news follower for years, this episode is for you!

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2 Book Launches and an Interview

Broadcasted on Friday November 29, 4-6pm ET on CFRC 101.9fm’s ‘finding a voice’ –In the first hour, from a November 21st event held at Novel Idea Bookstore, you’ll hear Joan Kuyek launching and discussing her new book, “Unearthing Justice: How to Protect Your Community from the Mining industry”. In the second hour, from an October 20th event held at Novel Idea Bookstore, you’ll hear Julie Paul reading from and launching her new collection of short fiction, “Meteorites”. You’ll also hear Carolyn Smart reading from her own work that evening. Following that, you’ll hear a telephone interview I recently conducted with author and publisher Shane Joseph about the publication of his short story in an international anthology “Fear & Courage” (Timeless Wisdom Imprint, Exisle Publishing, Australia, 2019), his own edited & just launched local anthology in the “Hills Spirit” series, and the local art and lit scene in Cobourg.

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Blind Date with Knowledge

S.3 Ep. 4 Elaine Power and Shideh Kabiri Ameri

Host:Barry KaplanSynopsis:Dr. Elaine Power is anassociateprofessor in the School of Kinesiology and Health Studies andcross-appointedtothe Department of Gender Studies at Queen’s University. She is the co-editor of therecently published book,Messy Eating: Conversations on Animals as Foodand the forthcoming volume,Feminist Food Studies: Intersectional Perspectives. Her research focuses on issues related to poverty,class, health, and food security. In particular, Dr. Power uses qualitative research methods and criticalsocial theory to investigatefood practices, especially in relation to income and social class. She is also afounding member of the Canadian Association for Food Studies and the Kingston Action Group for aBasic Income Guarantee.In this episode, Dr. Power discusses her co-authoredbook,Acquired Tastes: Why Families Eat the WayThey Do,which analyzes over 100 interviews with families across Canada to understand how food habitsare shaped by class, health, gender, poverty, and food insecurity.Please visit theSchool of Kinesiology and Health Studiesfor more information about Dr. Power’sresearch Shideh Kabiri AmeriAssistant Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering E-tattoos and healthcare: nano materials for superior wearable tech Host:Barry KaplanSynopsis:Dr. Shideh Kabiri Ameri is anassistantprofessor in theDepartment of Electrical and ComputerEngineering in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science at Queen’s University. Her researchfocuses on 2D material-based electronic devices and their applications in Continue Reading

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When Your Neighbor is Irish

Mike reviews the latest Scorsese film The Irishman and Tom Hanks as Fred Rogers in A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood. The show also introduces a brand new segment called “Wedding Update” and we kick things off with many fan congratulations to Taylor’s big engagement news from last week!

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