Skip to main content

Nanaimo Community Radio Library

Radio made by environmentalists, activists and librarians from Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada.



rss RSS

146
RESULTS


Show sorted alphabetically

Show sorted alphabetically

SHOW DETAILS
up-solid down-solid
eye
Title
Date Archived
Creator
Nanaimo Community Radio Library
by Changes - CHLY FM
audio

eye 92

favorite 0

comment 0

In time for Valentine's Day, Marjorie and Lynn discuss the history of chocolate and some solutions for the current child slavery problem on the cocoa plantations of Cote d'Ivoire.
Topics: changes-show, chly, nanaimo, cote divoire, chocolate, slavery
Nanaimo Community Radio Library
by Changes - CHLY FM
audio

eye 81

favorite 0

comment 0

Dr. Gerry Fewster talks with Lynn Wytenbroek about better ways to see children and to care for them, as revealed in his book, Don't Let Your Kids Be Normal. Proceeds from book sales go to Raffi's Centre for Child Honouring.
Topics: chly, changes-show, childcare, nanaimo, vancouver island, psychology, gerry fewster, child-rearing,...
Nanaimo Community Radio Library
audio

eye 76

favorite 0

comment 0

Join Celia as she talks with Sarah Archibald of Meal Exchange in Toronto about food in relation to the health of individuals, communities, and the earth. They talk about a wide range of things, from the Trick or Eat program put together for Halloween by Meal Exchange, to community seed banks in Honduras.
Topics: chly, changes-show, meal exchange, sarah archibald, toronto, trick or eat, halloween, seed bank,...
Nanaimo Community Radio Library
by Changes - CHLY FM
audio

eye 68

favorite 0

comment 0

Non-profit Global Village Nanaimo's fair trade store is open for the season. Board member Marjorie Stewart and Operations Manager Joan Hiemstra talk about the way fair trade works, and they mention some of the unusual and beautiful craft items that are available. Watch for events at the store such as olive oil tasting (they explain how it's done): globalvillagenanaimo.com or check them out on Facebook.
Topics: chly, nanaimo, changes-show, vancouver island, fair trade, joan hiemstra, crafts
Nanaimo Community Radio Library
by Changes - CHLY FM
audio

eye 70

favorite 0

comment 0

Marjorie is joined by Samaya Oakley, Minister of the Unitarian Fellowship, to explore the meaning of various holiday celebrations, why they happen at this time of year, and why it does no harm to be inclusive. They are joined halfway through the show by Samantha Letourneau from the Port Theatre, who talks about the Winter Harp concert and the Theatre Angels program. Along the way, they mention food, music, lights, giving, and more. Other events coming up include: Blue Christmas, for those who...
Topics: changes-show, chly, nanaimo, winter harp, inclusion, samaya oakley, unitarian, holidays
Nanaimo Community Radio Library
audio

eye 83

favorite 0

comment 0

What is it like to work in developing countries, and what's happening in international development? Join Marjorie as she hears from Eileen Stewart about her experiences in Colombia, Guatemala, Bangladesh, India, Ethiopia, and Ghana, working as a Development Program Analyst for Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada.
Topics: chly, changes-show, eileen stewart, foreign affairs, trade, development, canada, international,...
Nanaimo Community Radio Library
by Changes - CHLY FM
audio

eye 73

favorite 0

comment 0

Join Celia White, VIU Healthy Communities Coordinator, as she explores the many exciting aspects of VIU's participation in the Campus Food Movement, along with guest Leah Snobelen.
Topics: chly, changes-show, nanaimo, viu, vancouver island, campus food movement, food, leah snobelen
Nanaimo Community Radio Library
by Changes - CHLY FM
audio

eye 64

favorite 0

comment 0

Join Marjorie as she and Jane Bryony-Shaw discuss various issues surrounding genetic engineering of seeds (as opposed to traditional plant breeding) and genetically modified organisms (GMOs).
Topics: jane bryony-shaw, gmo, seeds, genetic engineering, nanaimo, vancouver island, chly, changes-show
Nanaimo Community Radio Library
by Changes - CHLY FM
audio

eye 71

favorite 0

comment 0

Join Travis and his guest, Buddy Boyd of Gibson's Recycling Depot and Zero Waste Canada, as they discuss the pros of local recycling initiatives and the cons of certain current proposals.
Topics: nanaimo, chly, changes-show, zero waste canada, recycling, vancouver island, gibson, bc, buddy boyd
Nanaimo Community Radio Library
by Changes - CHLY FM
audio

eye 74

favorite 0

comment 0

Celia is back this week with Melissa Townsend, VIU's approachable Food Services Manager, to talk about affordable, high quality meal options at VIU. She also mentions ways to access further savings. In addition, there's a mention of the new Farm to Plate program at the Cowichan campus and the farmers' markets launching this week at the Nanaimo campus.
Topics: chly, changes-show, nanaimo, viu, food, cowichan, melissa townsend
Nanaimo Community Radio Library
by Changes - CHLY FM
audio

eye 67

favorite 0

comment 0

Join Travis, with guests Jan Hastings and Ian Gartshore, as they discuss the true meaning of Zero Waste and preview the international conference, Alternatives to Incinerators and Landfills, which will include fun events for the public. It's all happening in Nanaimo on Oct. 2 - 4, 2014. See http://www.zwia14.com/ for more.
Topics: chly, nanaimo, changes-show, zero waste, jan hastings, ian gartshore, landfill, incinerator,...
Nanaimo Community Radio Library
by Changes - CHLY FM
audio

eye 94

favorite 0

comment 0

Travis brings in Jan Hastings, Executive Director of the Nanaimo Recycling Exchange, to explain the changes brought about by the introduction of the province-wide Multi Materials BC program and to talk about what the NRE still does, and plans to do, in addition to it. FMI see recycling.bc.ca and zerowastecanada.ca
Topics: chly, changes-show, nanaimo, nanaimo recycling exchange, recycling, zero waste nanaimo, mulit...
Nanaimo Community Radio Library
by Changes - CHLY FM
audio

eye 127

favorite 0

comment 0

Join Celia as she discusses two exciting food initiatives at VIU with Laura Valentich, VIU's Farmers' Market Manager, and Dan Baker, Manager of VIU's aquaponics greenhouse and Postdoctoral Fellow with VIU's International Centre for Sturgeon Studies. Did you know that quinoa could be grown in water, right here in Nanaimo? Find out how this and other ideas are transforming food services on campus, with the potential to expand access to local food throughout the region.
Topics: chly, changes-show, aquaponics, farmers market, laura valentich, dan baker, viu, local food
Nanaimo Community Radio Library
by Changes - CHLY FM
audio

eye 67

favorite 0

comment 0

Marjorie talks with filmmaker Paul Manly about his recent trip to El Salvador to observe the effects of mining on local communities. This coincided with an investor-state dispute in which a Canadian-Australian mining company is suing the government of El Salvador for refusing to issue a mining licence. The government has concerns that the project could contaminate the water source for two thirds of the population, but the company sees the licence refusal as lost potential profit. Paul explains...
Topics: chly, changes-show, paul manly, el salvador, mining, investor-state disputes, free trade, canada,...
Nanaimo Community Radio Library
audio

eye 73

favorite 0

comment 0

What does VIU's Healthy Communities Coordinator do? Find out as Marjorie engages in conversation with Celia White, who created the position. Celia will be joining us monthly to report on what's going right on campus.
Topics: chly, changes-show, nanaimo, vancouver island, viu, healthy communities, health
Nanaimo Community Radio Library
by Changes - CHLY FM
audio

eye 78

favorite 0

comment 0

Today Travis talks with Professor Eric Demers from VIU about the bird banding station that he operates at Buttertubs Marsh, as well as the bigger picture that this research is part of. They also discuss opportunities for bird observation and for helping local species to maintain healthy populations. As mentioned on the show, volunteers are needed for the Annual Christmas Bird Count, to take place in Nanaimo on Dec. 28, 2014. Experience is not needed, as you will be working with experienced...
Topics: viu, changes-show, vancouver island, nanaimo, birds, science, buttertubs marsh, eric demers, chly
Nanaimo Community Radio Library
by Changes - CHLY FM
audio

eye 75

favorite 0

comment 0

Making the Electoral System Fairer - Rev. Jordan Ellis from Fair Vote Canada and Paul Manly of the Council of Canadians talk with Suzanne about an initiative to begin changing Canada's federal electoral system so that the number of seats held by each party in Parliament reflects the percentage of votes received by that party. The same changes could address the fact that Members of Parliament have few opportunities to voice the concerns of their local constituencies and must instead let the...
Topics: chly, democracy, politics, changes-show, canada, politics, jordan ellis, paul manly, nanaimo,...
Nanaimo Community Radio Library
by Changes - CHLY FM
audio

eye 681

favorite 0

comment 0

It's summer time and the librarians are hitting the road! Jason Kuffler interviews outlaw racer Alex Roy about his book The Driver, which is an oft-recommended book for guys who don't like leisure reading. Emily Orr recommends audiobooks to keep you occupied and entertained while driving long distances. Plus, Justin Unrau and Patrick Siebold use a road trip metaphor in the bookfight between Neal Stephenson's new sci-fi novel and China Mieville's political novel about a train gone rogue.
Topics: changes-show, chly, nanaimo, vancouver island, library, lotr, librarians on the radio, alexander...
Nanaimo Community Radio Library
by Changes - CHLY FM
audio

eye 66

favorite 0

comment 0

What Happens at an EcoSchool? Travis visits Departure Bay Ecoschool, a public elementary school in which students learn about the many aspects of environmental sustainability as part of their regular studies.  Principal Lisa Frey explains the school's unique setting - close to several different ecosystems - and she outlines the various activities that the students are involved in and why she feels they are important.  Unfortunately, the School District has recommended that this school...
Topics: changes-show, chly, nanaimo, vancouver island, education, ecoschool, departure bay, lisa frey
Nanaimo Community Radio Library
audio

eye 67

favorite 0

comment 0

In her final Changes show, Celia talks with VIU nursing student Stacey Davidson about Universities Fighting World Hunger and with VIU physical education student Martin Middleton about his 15-Mile Diet project. There's more at http://www.universitiesfightingworldhunger.org/ and https://cowichanlocavore.wordpress.com/ respectively.
Topics: viu, nanaimo, vancouver island, stacey davidson, universities fighting world hunger, martin...
Nanaimo Community Radio Library
by Changes - CHLY FM
audio

eye 215

favorite 0

comment 0

In advance of International Guitar Night at the Port Theatre, Samantha explores the many different facets of acoustic guitar music with local professional musicians Duncan Symonds and Doug Dodds. Songs that are played include Duncan's Under the Umbrella Tree, from his new album Bloom, and Joelle Rabu's recording of Pasion, for which she wrote the words and Doug composed and arranged the music. There's also a clip from Brazilian guitarist Diego Figueiredo's Lamentos do Morro. Mr. Figueiredo will...
Topics: international guitar night, guitar, port theatre, nanaimo, vancouver island, chly, changes-show,...
Nanaimo Community Radio Library
audio

eye 71

favorite 0

comment 0

Vida Turok, the new Manager of the Lantzville Farmers' Market, joins Marjorie to talk about her introduction to food activism, her raw chocolate delicacies, and the farmers' market scene in the mid-Island region. Information is given on the days and times of the various markets.
Topics: vida turok, lantzville, vancouver island, farmers market, chocolate, food, changes-show, chly,...
Nanaimo Community Radio Library
by Changes - CHLY FM
audio

eye 127

favorite 0

comment 0

Travis went to San Francisco and environs to talk about waste and recycling issues and came back with four interviews.They are with: Deborah Monk from Recology talking about their recycling artist in residence program. Gage Doven from Clean Oceans International Kathryn Kellogg takes a personal approach to Going Zero Waste Etosha Tyrell discussed the way we need to rethink waste and our relationship to consumerism. She also talks about her graphic novel project on the issue. Also, the CHLY fund...
Topics: fund drive, chly, nanaimo, san francisco, california, berkeley, zero waste, deborah monk, recology,...
Nanaimo Community Radio Library
by Changes - CHLY FM
audio

eye 62

favorite 0

comment 0

Join Travis Barrington, our Zero Waste host, and Jan Hastings of the Nanaimo Recycling Exchange, as they hear from Derek Haarsma of Haarsma Waste Innovations about the special challenges involved in picking up recyclables from apartment buildings, stratas, restaurants, and other customers whose waste is not collected by the City or the Regional District. Are there barriers for a businessperson who wants to do the right thing? FMI: Haarsma Waste Innovations or Nanaimo Recycling Exchange
Topics: derek haarsma, changes-show, nanaimo, recycling, zero waste nanaimo, haarsma, business, vancouver...
Nanaimo Community Radio Library
by Changes - CHLY FM
audio

eye 56

favorite 0

comment 0

Join Marjorie Stewart as she interviews Ryan Peppin, a VIU Media Studies student and one of the organizers of this year’s Nanaimo Global Film Festival, set to take place February 19 – 21 at VIU. They discuss the value of documentaries, the way festivals work, and refer to specific films of particular interest. There are some tips on parking and wheelchair access to the venues as well. For those who saw some of the films at the World Community Film Festival in Courtenay (or were not able to...
Topics: nanaimo, global film festival, film, chly, changes-show, viu
Nanaimo Community Radio Library
by Changes - CHLY FM
audio

eye 72

favorite 0

comment 0

Marjorie talks with Paul Manly about the many problems with Canada signing the Trans Pacific Partnership agreement.
Topics: tpp, changes-show, nanaimo, paul manly, politics, canada, trade
Nanaimo Community Radio Library
by Changes - CHLY FM
audio

eye 116

favorite 0

comment 0

Larissa talks to Farmers' Market participants in Nanaimo.
Topics: chly, nanaimo, vancouver island, changes-show, farmers market
Nanaimo Community Radio Library
by Changes - CHLY FM
audio

eye 74

favorite 0

comment 0

As the CHLY fund drive continues, Suzanne is joined by three Changes hosts: Marjorie Stewart, Travis Barrington, and Jason Kuffler, who share their latest news and ideas. For more on their topics, check out http://www.thehappymovie.com/, http://www.postlandfill.org/, and http://virl.bc.ca/ (for updates on services available while the Harbourfront branch of the library is closed for renovations). Two Gold Passes to the Cascadia Poetry Festival (April 30-May 3 in Nanaimo) will be drawn on April...
Topics: changes-show, chly, lotr, fundrive, cascadia poetry festival, library, nanaimo, vancouver island
Nanaimo Community Radio Library
by Changes - CHLY FM
audio

eye 57

favorite 0

comment 0

Join Marjorie and Suzanne as they have a wide-ranging conversation on issues related to climate change, the COP21 conference in Paris, Laudato Si: On Care for our Common Home the encyclical of Pope Francis and whether there is a shift in thinking underway that will save us from disaster.
Topics: changes-show, chly, pope, climate change, encyclical, paris, conference, cop21, laudato si, nanaimo
Nanaimo Community Radio Library
by Changes - CHLY FM
audio

eye 63

favorite 0

comment 0

Harper or Canada: Can you have both? This discussion from the day before Canada Day takes a look at a number of the issues that are important for this fall's federal election.  First, Diane Babcock explains the reasons behind the wording of her proposed billboard, buttons and t-shirts emblazoned with "Harper or Canada:  You Can't Have Both" her "third party" grassroots, crowd-funded campaign registered with Elections Canada.  Diane is joined by Bill McCallum and Jordan...
Topics: council of canadians, politics, changes-show, canada, nanaimo, diane babcock, bill mccallum, jordan...
Nanaimo Community Radio Library
by Changes - CHLY FM
audio

eye 99

favorite 0

comment 0

Join Marjorie as she delves into the experiences of two Canada World Youth participants: Jeni Riani Wile from Kalimantan, Indonesia and Caelhan Wood from Ottawa. Two supervisors were there as well: Aditya (Adit) S. Retraubun from Ambon, Maluku Province, Indonesia, and Simon Schachner from Nanaimo. Simon is known to CHLY listeners as a former program host. The group had just completed working with a number of non-profit organizations in Nanaimo and were preparing to present a couple of events...
Topics: canada world youth, nanaimo, chly, changes-show, vancouver island, indonesia, pulau kelapa,...
Nanaimo Community Radio Library
audio

eye 125

favorite 0

comment 0

Join students from the VIU Media Studies department to hear their thoughts on our relationships with various aspects of our lives, from food to smart phones and video games. Thanks to their professor, Robin Davies, for facilitating them in putting this show together.
Topics: nanaimo, chly, viu, media studies, relationships, ucluelet, tofino, festivals, parksville,...
Nanaimo Community Radio Library
by Changes - CHLY FM
audio

eye 122

favorite 0

comment 0

Marjorie's guest is Samantha Letourneau, Settlement Manager at the Central Vancouver Island Multicultural Society, also known as the Immigrant Welcome Centre. They discuss the challenges and traumas that refugees have experienced and continue to experience, as well as the successes that are beginning to emerge in Nanaimo. For More Information: www.cvims.org . A related article of interest: What Might Refugees Teach Us?
Topics: chly, nanaimo, changes-show, refugees, syria, vancouver island, multicultural society, immigration,...
Nanaimo Community Radio Library
by Changes - CHLY FM
audio

eye 75

favorite 0

comment 0

Marjorie debunks myths about feminism and looks at ongoing violence issues with guests Joy Gugeler, Chair of the Status of Women Committee at VIU, and two staff members from Haven Society: Cindy, Coordinator for the Transition House, and Dawn, Program Coordinator. Events mentioned include the Nanaimo Women's Resource Centre's annual potluck dinner on Sunday, March 8 and a panel of international students who will discuss the realities of living as Muslim women in Saudi Arabia, India, Pakistan,...
Topics: feminism, chly, changes-show, nanaimo, vancouver island, haven society, joy gugeler, transition...
Nanaimo Community Radio Library
by Changes - CHLY FM
audio

eye 176

favorite 0

comment 0

Larissa talks to local Nanaimo residents and organizers concerned about food waste.
Topics: nanaimo, chly, changes-show, food waste
Nanaimo Community Radio Library
by Changes - CHLY FM
audio

eye 154

favorite 0

comment 0

Marjorie Stewart talks with Eva Manly, who will be on the Women's Boat to Gaza . The purpose of this non-violent solidarity action, which involves participants from a number of countries, is to keep public attention on the plight of the population in Gaza. After this show was broadcast on September 6, 2016, one of the boats unexpectedly developed engine problems, and fundraising was underway to replace it. FMI: see Eva's Facebook page.
Topics: gaza, middle east, eva manly, boat, chly, nanaimo, changes-show
Nanaimo Community Radio Library
by Changes - CHLY FM
audio

eye 73

favorite 0

comment 0

Eco-sense:  How to walk the talk. Is it really possible to live comfortably but sustainably in our communities as they currently exist?  Gord and Ann Baird built a gorgeous cob house near Victoria - and got an occupancy permit.  They grow much of their own food but still use 90% less water than a typical household - and 90% less electricity as well.  Join Marjorie as she talks with Gord about how they did it.
Topics: chly, changes-show, nanaimo, vancouver island, victoria, gord baird, cob house, housing
Nanaimo Community Radio Library
by Changes - CHLY FM
audio

eye 103

favorite 0

comment 0

Guy Dauncey has crunched the numbers, and renewable energy really will provide more (and better) jobs than fossil fuels.  He sees solar energy as unstoppable, and the future as brighter than most of us imagine.  In this interview, he talks about a green entrepreneurial cooperative economy, describes the sustainable community that he is helping to develop in Cedar, touches on science and spirituality, and gives a preview of his new book, Journey to the Future:  A Better World is Possible, due...
Topics: changes-show, chly, nanaimo, vancouver island, cedar, guy dauncey, future, renewable energy,...
Nanaimo Community Radio Library
by Changes - CHLY FM
audio

eye 89

favorite 0

comment 0

Before the federal election, Marjorie talked with Lynn Wytenbroek, one of the founding hosts of Changes, about the platforms of the federal political parties on issues that really matter. Citizens now need to hold the new government accountable for implementing election promises, including those that Lynn highlighted - while understanding that some will take more time than others.
Topics: changes-show, chly, nanaimo, politics, federal, canada, election, lynn wytenbroek
Nanaimo Community Radio Library
by Changes - CHLY FM
audio

eye 110

favorite 0

comment 0

Join Ben Geselbracht as he gathers information on two projects approved by the BC provincial government. Paul Manly discusses the shipping of contaminated soil from Port Moody to Duke Point and the dumping of that material near Shawnigan Lake's drinking watershed without sufficient protection. Part of the problem is conflict of interest on the part of those providing engineering studies. FMI: http://saveshawniganwater.org/ The Shawnigan Residents Association at http://thesra.ca/ Paul's film,...
Topics: changes-show, nanaimo, bc, shawnigan, walbran, chad henderson, paul manly, forestry, economy,...
Nanaimo Community Radio Library
by Changes - CHLY FM
audio

eye 58

favorite 0

comment 0

Marjorie talks with Michael Simpson, Executive Director of the BC Council for International Cooperation, who attended the recent Paris Climate Change talks. He recommends that listeners read the actual text of the Paris Agreement, which can be downloaded at http://www.cop21.gouv.fr/en/ . The previous Canadian government made commitments to help “developing” countries increase their use of fossil fuels – commitments which contradict the new government’s commitments to help them reduce...
Topics: changes-show, michael simpson, chly, nanaimo, climate change, bccic, paris, conference, federal...
Nanaimo Community Radio Library
by Changes - CHLY FM
audio

eye 62

favorite 0

comment 0

Marjorie talks with Vida Turok about genetically modified organisms, how they affect our food system, and what consumers can do. A march was planned for May 23. A couple of added details: Clarence Thomas is the US Supreme Court Justice who was a lawyer for Monsanto in the past. In 2002, Zambia rejected US food aid in the form of genetically modified corn, while some neighbouring countries accepted it on condition that it be milled before distribution so that it could not be planted. References:...
Topics: chly, changes-show, nanaimo, vancouver island, vida turok, gmo, march, clarence thomas, monsanto,...
Nanaimo Community Radio Library
by Changes - CHLY FM
audio

eye 859

favorite 0

comment 0

Jason Kuffler brings us an interview with Scott Bonner from the Ferguson Public Library on this packed episode of Librarians on the Radio. Plus, you'll hear from Justin Unrau with a holiday story about latkes, rapid-fire movie debating with Patrick Siebold, and some talk about true crime radio stories and how they took over Maggie Hodge-Kwan's book club.
Topics: chly, changes-show, lotr, librarians on the radio, virl, library, scott bonner, service, michael...
Nanaimo Community Radio Library
by Changes - CHLY FM
audio

eye 59

favorite 0

comment 0

Wildwood needs to be saved - again. Wildwood is a forest in Yellow Point that was sustainably logged for several decades by the late, legendary Merv Wilkinson, who was awarded the Order of Canada and the Order of British Columbia for his practices.  He was also featured in two books:  Wildwood: A Forest for the Future and Magnificently Unrepentant:  The Story of Merv Wilkinson and Wildwood .  In 2000, when Merv was quite elderly, Wildwood was acquired by The Land Conservancy (TLC) thanks to...
Topics: chly, changes-show, nanaimo, vancouver island, yellow point, wildwood, forest, the land...
Nanaimo Community Radio Library
by Changes - CHLY FM
audio

eye 147

favorite 0

comment 0

Join Larissa as she talks with CHLY programmers Dave O Rama and Ashta Cormier about the value of radio – especially community radio.  Arbie Fru, CHLY’s Program Director, gives an audio tour of the station, and VIU student Bryce Gardiner adds his views on the importance of community radio.  Listen as well for a group of young radio listeners who offer their thoughts.
Topics: nanaimo, chly, changes-show, radio, fundrive, viu, ashta cormier, dave o rama, arbie fru, bryce...
Nanaimo Community Radio Library
audio

eye 57

favorite 0

comment 0

Julie Pisani, Drinking Water & Watershed Protection Program Coordinator with the Regional District of Nanaimo, talks with Marjorie Stewart about management of our water resources, especially during this summer's drought. She explains why watering restrictions vary from area to area and mentions the RDN's Rainwater Harvesting Incentive program, as well as other water-saving ideas that homeowners are being encouraged to adopt. Our relationship to water is changing in interesting ways, and you...
Topics: chly, changes-show, nanaimo, julie pisani, water, conservation, rainwater harvesting, vancouver...
Nanaimo Community Radio Library
by Changes - CHLY FM
audio

eye 489

favorite 0

comment 0

J Jack Unrau and Emily Orr interview experts on information-related issues in the 2015 Canadian federal election. We talk Bill C-51, Access to Information, surveillance, privacy, democracy and civil liberties. Guests include Micheal Vonn from the BC Civil Liberties Association , Vincent Gogolek from the BC Freedom of Information and Privacy Association and David Christopher from OpenMedia . Plus, Patrick Siebold and Justin bookfight anarchist-themed novels from the 1970s. If you want to get...
Topics: librarians on the radio, chly, changes-show, nanaimo, vancouver island, library, mark hudson,...
Nanaimo Community Radio Library
by Changes - CHLY FM
audio

eye 94

favorite 0

comment 0

Join Marjorie as she talks with Jen Cody, Executive Director of Nanaimo Foodshare, about the need for seed saving in our food system, the current realities involved with seed saving, and the opportunities to participate locally through Seedy Sunday. This year’s event takes place at Nanaimo District Secondary School on March 6, 10am-3pm; admission is $3. FMI: nanaimofoodshare.ca For those outside Nanaimo, check www.seeds.ca for events elsewhere.
Topics: foodshare, nanaimo, jen cody, chly, changes-show, seedy sunday
Nanaimo Community Radio Library
by Changes - CHLY FM
audio

eye 57

favorite 0

comment 0

Join us for our annual seasonal show on fair trade: what it is, how it works, and why it is important. The non-profit Global Village Nanaimo seasonal store serves as an example of some of the principles - and some of the delicious, gorgeous, and useful products - that are involved. For more, see http://globalvillagenanaimo.com/ , http://www.fairtradefederation.org/ , http://www.wfto.com/ , and http://www.fairtrade.net/ - where there is info on the relationship between fair trade and climate...
Topics: changes-show, fair trade, nanaimo, chly, global village, fair trade federation, world fair trade...
Nanaimo Community Radio Library
by Changes - CHLY FM
audio

eye 62

favorite 0

comment 0

With Charlotte Davis, the City of Nanaimo's Manager of Sanitation, Recycling and Public Works Administration, Travis explores the new rules for recycling and some things that the City is doing to increase diversion from the landfill. Zero Waste really can mean no landfill and no incineration, at least as a goal. How close are you to being a Zero Hero, partly by knowing what to recycle and compost, partly by taking some things to the recycling depot, and partly by choosing your purchases with...
Topics: nanaimo, chly, waste reduction, recycling, environment, changes-show, vancouver island, sanitation,...
Nanaimo Community Radio Library
by Changes -CHLY FM
audio

eye 57

favorite 0

comment 0

Join Suzanne as we hear from Ron Bonham about VIU's Alternative Cinema Series, the Vancouver International Film Festival, why it's best to see films on the big screen with an audience around you, and how international films give us insights that may not be available any other way.
Topics: chly, changes-show, nanaimo, viu, ron bonham, film, alternative cinema series, film festival
Nanaimo Community Radio Library
by Changes - CHLY FM
audio

eye 71

favorite 0

comment 0

On this edition of Poetry Matters, hosts David Fraser and Kim Goldberg chat with Vancouver poet Stephen Collis about poetry and activism. Stephen is an SFU professor as well as the poetry editor of Canadian Literature magazine. He was sued by Kinder Morgan for his presence on Burnaby Mountain last fall to protest a planned pipeline. And he helped organize the State of Extraction conference at SFU planned for March, 2015. Stephen will be part of the Cascadia Poetry Festival mounted in Nanaimo...
Topics: stephen collis, chly, changes-show, poetry matters, protest, canadian literature, vancouver island,...
Nanaimo Community Radio Library
by Changes - CHLY FM
audio

eye 431

favorite 0

comment 0

Justin talks about the joys of creating your own stories using the medium of roleplaying (and other) games, and Emily Orr talks about how the Nanaimo Harbourfront library's new Creativity Commons can help support people's learning and story creation, especially when National Novel Writing Month winds up. It's an introduction to the form with a lot of reference to Greg Stolze 's article How to Play Roleplaying Games plus a couple of actual play podcast excerpts from Role Playing Public Radio...
Topics: nanaimo, lotr, changes-show, librarians on the radio, library, rpgs, games, roleplaying, creativity...
With the departure of Justin and Emily this was the first show with a new cast of Librarians on the Radio. Jason and Lara returned to the show with Darby coming on to host, Stephen provided musical interludes and show veteran Patrick took on special guest Anthony in a non-book fight book fight. Darby talked about the library's Chosen Name initiative and the whole crew did a dramatic reading of "How the Grinch Stole Christmas".
Topics: changes-show, chly, vancouver island, nanaimo, lotr, librarians on the radio, virl
Nanaimo Community Radio Library
by Changes - CHLY FM
audio

eye 124

favorite 1

comment 0

Join Travis as he talks with guest Larissa Coser about the formation of the new group called Zero Waste Nanaimo. They discuss the goals of zero waste and how to get there, and they are joined by three callers who share their ideas - including where in Nanaimo to get coffee that doesn't come in a non-recyclable bag! For more info. on the group, check zerowastenanaimo.ca .
Topics: zero waste nanaimo, nanaimo, changes-show, chly, environment, recycling, larissa coser
Nanaimo Community Radio Library
by Changes - CHLY FM
audio

eye 575

favorite 0

comment 0

In this episode Jason Kuffler interviews the artist for the 2015 BC Summer Reading Club Shayne Letain and Emily Orr follows that up with a Beeps and Boops segment on collections of ebooks for kids. Emily also interviews Bob Blacker from the Write to Read Project , which builds independent libraries in remote First Nations communities in BC. The episode closes out with a bookfight between Jason Kuffler and Campbell River's Emily Mathews all about the romance genre (and subgenres).
Topics: chly, changes-show, lotr, librarians on the radio, nanaimo, shayne letain, summer reading club,...
Nanaimo Community Radio Library
by Changes - CHLY FM
audio

eye 58

favorite 0

comment 0

Changes hosts help to launch CHLY's fall fund drive by revealing what makes them want to produce community radio even though it brings them neither fame nor fortune.
Topics: chly, changes-show, fundrive, community, nanaimo, lotr
Nanaimo Community Radio Library
by Changes - CHLY FM
audio

eye 74

favorite 1

comment 0

Darby, Stephen and Jason play a few Christmas stories, discuss their favorite Christmas songs, give their recommend reads and share their favorite LotR episodes of the last year.
Topics: changes-show, chly, vancouver island, nanaimo, lotr, librarians on the radio, virl, vancouver...
Nanaimo Community Radio Library
by J Jack Unrau
audio

eye 494

favorite 0

comment 0

John Kimantas is a publisher, writer and explorer. Jason Kuffler interviews him about kayaking the Wild Coast of British Columbia as part of a supplement to our Librarians on the Radio episode about road trips Librarians on the Road
Topics: lotr, librarians off the radio, nanaimo, bc, kayaking, maps, guidebook, interview
Nanaimo Community Radio Library
by Changes - CHLY FM
audio

eye 56

favorite 0

comment 0

David Fraser and Kim Goldberg launch the Poetry Matters stream on Changes by talking about next year's Cascadia Poetry Festival, which will be held in Nanaimo - and by explaining how bioregionalism and poetry connect. They also talk about events that will happen before then, including the Hazelwood Writers' Festival on August 10 and the monthly Living Room events that will start in late September. For more on the Cascadia Poetry Festival, see cascadiapoetryfestival.org
Topics: changes-show, poetry matters, poetry, chly, nanaimo, living room writers group, cascadia poetry...
Nanaimo Community Radio Library
by Changes - CHLY FM
audio

eye 58

favorite 0

comment 0

This CHLY Fund Drive show brings in examples of the community connections that are a feature of campus/community radio. Suzanne and Marjorie talk with Larry Whaley of Island Roots Market Cooperative about the opening of their winter indoor farmers' market; with Travis Barrington, our Zero Waste host, who gives a recap of the recent international Zero Waste conference held in Nanaimo and the possibilities going forward; and with June Ross and Roblyn Hunter of Progressive Nanaimo, who share their...
Topics: chly, changes-show, zero waste nanaimo, nanaimo, larry whaley, june ross, roblyn hunter,...
Nanaimo Community Radio Library
audio

eye 169

favorite 0

comment 0

VIU Media Studies students interview local people about changes in arts and culture.
Topics: changes-show, chly, viu, media studies, art, culture
Nanaimo Community Radio Library
audio

eye 228

favorite 0

comment 0

Our back to school 2016 episode is all about learning outside the classroom. Vancouver Island Regional Library members now have access to the elearning resource Lynda.com and Emily Orr is here talking about what it means for you. We also chat with Darby Love and the Island Stitchery Guild about some upcoming events in Nanaimo. We close it out with Patrick Siebold and Justin Unrau debating (in lively fashion) the results of reading authors we assume we don't like.
Topics: chly, changes-show, nanaimo, island stitchery guild, statistics canada, federal politics, canada,...
Nanaimo Community Radio Library
by Changes - CHLY FM
audio

eye 59

favorite 0

comment 0

Another Urban Poetry Cafe to celebrate National Poetry Month and Earth Month. Kim Goldberg, Shirley Goldberg, and Leanne McIntosh share poems - some of them eco-poems - that inspire them and provoke thought about our role on Planet Earth.
Topics: national poetry month, ecology, urban poetry cafe, chly, changes-show, poetry, nanaimo, vancouver...
Nanaimo Community Radio Library
audio

eye 63

favorite 1

comment 0

This post-election episode talks about the re-opening of the Nanaimo Harbourfront library branch and shares stories of revolutions, robots and revitalization. The music in the episode includes Children of the Cold War by Dan Bern.
Topics: nanaimo, changes-show, chly, virl, library, fundrive, china mieville, cixin liu, heather oneill,...
Our librarians on the radio interview Meg Rintoul from the Nanaimo Courthouse library, give their recommended reads, play some music and interview author Janet Dunnet about her book the Dwindling and her Caregiver Café program.
Topics: changes-show, chly, vancouver island, nanaimo, lotr, librarians on the radio, virl, vancouver...
Nanaimo Community Radio Library
audio

eye 61

favorite 1

comment 0

Darby interviews VIRL's Digital Marketing Specialist Deidre about her role and creating a social media strategy. Lara plays a prerecorded interview with Dr. Kristy Williams about the opioid epidemic. Jason and Lara read out an e-interview between incarcerated author Nico Walker and Jason about his novel "Cherry" which deals with war, addiction and bank robbery. The show is rounded out with music by local musician Ben Giordano, The Beastie Boys and Mansionair.
Topics: changes-show, chly, vancouver island, nanaimo, lotr, librarians on the radio, virl, vancouver...
Nanaimo Community Radio Library
by Changes - CHLY FM
audio

eye 804

favorite 0

comment 0

J Jack Unrau and Emily Orr read stories and excerpts from novels in the first storytime for grownups show on Changes. This episode includes "Killswitch" by Catherynne M. Valente, "The Werewolf" by Angela Carter, Festival Man by Geoff Berner, The Vulture and "New York is Killing Me" by Gil Scott-Heron, Watership Down by Richard Adams, The Bees by Laline Paull, and "How to Justify a Private Library" by Umberto Eco. Music in this episode included No Werewolf...
Topics: chly, changes-show, librarianautica, lotr, catherynne valente, angela carter, geoff berner, gil...
Nanaimo Community Radio Library
by Changes - CHLY FM
audio

eye 137

favorite 0

comment 0

Marjorie talks with Guy Dauncey, author of the inspiring new book, Journey to the Future: A Better World Is Possible . For more info, including Endnotes documenting ideas that are already happening, see  www.journeytothefuture.ca
Topics: changes-show, chly, nanaimo, guy dauncey, books, future
The LotR crew celebrates summer! Darby interviews Cheryl Ann Kelly from Rebel Mountain Press about their In Our Own Teen Voice writing competition and anthology and has some of the published Teen authors read their short stories live on air. Stephen interviews Vancouver Island author Jeff Strong about his book Convenient Mistruths, Lara plays a lot of Dub Step and Lara, Darby and Patrick talk about their picks for Summer Reads.  
Topics: changes-show, chly, vancouver island, nanaimo, lotr, librarians on the radio, virl, vancouver...
Nanaimo Community Radio Library
by Changes - CHLY FM
audio

eye 91

favorite 1

comment 0

Jason, Lara and Darby met up to discuss and play what they thought were their highlights from the first 6 months of the new LotR crew.
Topics: changes-show, chly, vancouver island, nanaimo, lotr, librarians on the radio, virl, vancouver...
Nanaimo Community Radio Library
audio

eye 83

favorite 1

comment 0

Librarians on the Radio celebrate National Poetry Month with one of the most special guest packed shows ever! Lara interviews Nanaimo North practicum student Scott Gailey about his music project You're Me and Jason interviews local hip hop musician Sirreal (aka Matt Duane) about his rap career and his work in schools. Nanaimo's Poet Laureate Tina Biello talks about here duties as Nanaimo's poet, her writing process and about the poetry compilation that commemorated Canada's 150 that she...
Topics: changes show, chly, vancouver island, Beeps and Boops, nanaimo, lotr, librarians on the radio,...
Nanaimo Community Radio Library
by J Jack Unrau
audio

eye 663

favorite 0

comment 0

Jason Kuffler interviews Vancouver Island comic book writer, artist and indie publisher Nevin Arnold as a supplement to our Librarians on the Radio episode about comics Librarians on Panels and Pixels .
Topics: lotr, librarians off the radio, comics, interview, nevin arnold, vancouver island, duncan,...
Nanaimo Community Radio Library
audio

eye 356

favorite 0

comment 0

Emily Orr and David Christopher from OpenMedia.ca talk about bill C51 and the 2015 federal Canadian election. Other sites mentioned in the interview include the crowdsourced Canada's Privacy Plan , Kill C-51 , and Our Digital Future .
Topics: c51, federal, politics, democracy, lotr, librarians off the radio, openmedia, privacy,...
Nanaimo Community Radio Library
by Changes - CHLY FM
audio

eye 709

favorite 0

comment 0

We have two BCHL players from the Nanaimo Clippers in studio to talk with Jason Kuffler about what life is like in a league where Smart Hockey is important, and also to chat about the Score With Reading program. Justin Unrau interviews Colleen Nelson about Family Literacy and how it's being made a part of people's every day lives. Patrick Siebold and Justin have a less than bloodthirsty Bookfight and we share a pile of Family Literacy Day activities happening around Vancouver Island before the...
Topics: chly, changes-show, lotr, librarians on the radio, virl, library, nanaimo, comox valley, courtenay,...